6th Global Forum on Incontinence - Sustainable health and social care: The role of Continence Care in enabling Independent and Dignified livingPartnering with AGE Platform Europe and Eurocarers and supported by key stakeholders at national and international level, the 6th Global Forum on Incontinence (GFI), entitled “ Sustainable health and social care: The role of Continence Care in enabling Independent and Dignified living ”, will take place at the Hotel Scandic Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, Germany on 19-20 April 2016. GFI is a biennial high-level forum for education and debate on incontinence and continence care initiated and supported by SCA Hygiene Products. GFI’s main aim is to improve the health and social care provisions for incontinence, giving patients and care givers a better quality of life. SCA is a global supplier of incontinence products and solutions in more than 100 countries committed to raising awareness of incontinence as a key health and social care issue and to enhancing the care of patients in a patient-centred, and sustainable way that supports independent and dignified living.
The Siel Bleu Association, who are we?One of the greatest successes of western society is that our population is living longer, however living longer does not necessarily mean that we are living full independent lifestyles. The Siel Bleu Association is a health care charity, improving the lives of older adults through fun and interactive, tailored exercise programmes in four European countries. Established in France in 1997, Siel Bleu has over 18 years experiences helping to develop a solution to promote proactive ageing for our older populations. The Association offers older adults a range of “triple impact” physical activity programmes; no matter a person’s age or physical ability, we have a programme that will improve their physical capabilities, increase their social inclusion and accelerate psychological happiness.
What are your needs and expectations regarding European support to age-friendly environments?As a follow-up of the European Year 2012 on Active ageing and solidarity between generations, the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR), AGE Platform Europe and EUROCITIES conducted early 2013 a survey on the needs and expectations...
Promoting Physical Activity in European Ageing PopulationEuropeActive, formerly the European Health and Fitness Association (EHFA), is the (leading) not-for-profit organisation representing the whole of the European health and fitness sector in Brussels. It recently joined the AFE-INNOVNET network and coordinates the Promoting Physical Activity and Health in Ageing (PAHA) project. The project, through structured exercise programmes for senior citizens (55-65 years old), intends to convert currently inactive older adults into regular exercisers at a level that is beneficial to their health.
Why we joined? The Polish Institute of Silver EconomyThe Polish Institute of Silver Economy, seated in Warsaw, is a Foundation founded in October 2014. The Institute is formed by an interdisciplinary group of experts acting in the fields of economy, law, urban planning, architecture and social...
Anouk Foundation: ‘therapeutic’ murals to promote wellbeing in nursing homesThe Anouk Foundation is an operational NGO created in Switzerland in 2008, with an experienced team of 2 project managers and 8 artists, and an annual budget of €500.000. To date we have accomplished projects in 13 institutions for older persons in...
Partner offer from the Intermunicipality Association of Medio Friuli (Italy)The Intermunicipality Association of Medio Friuli (Italy) is interested in participating in future EU calls, in particular in the following fields of expertise: • Local governance: public security, local development, caring for the needs of a single...
Red Ninja Studios: co-creating age-friendly technologyRed Ninja Studios is a design-led technology company. Using design thinking and co-creation, we involve users in the full design journey, co-creating age-friendly products and services that people love. We are based in Liverpool, England and work...
Why the City of Ljubljana joined the AFE-INNOVNET Network?In the City of Ljubljana (the capital City of Slovenia) we strive daily to improve our citizens’ quality of life. Among others we give special care and attention to the elderly. So, we regularly carry out all legislative activities for the elderly (...
Europe Senior Tourism: Spain shows its commitment to seniorsSeniors represent an opportunity for tourism, and tourism is an opportunity for seniors. This is the idea behind the Spanish government's Europe Senior Tourism programme which fifth edition was launched in October 2014, and which has enabled almost...