Senior Citizen's Board- The board acts in an advisory capacity to help the city council to deal with the issues related to improvement of the quality of life for senior citizens.

Background
Name of your initiative: 
Senior Citizen's Board- The board acts in an advisory capacity to help the city council to deal with the issues related to improvement of the quality of life for senior citizens.
Short name (acronym): 
Website title and address: 
Kuldīgas novada dome
Which organization is submitting this initiative?: 
KULDIGA MUNICIPAL AGENCY “THE SOCIAL SERVICE”
Please specify in which regions/provinces: 
LATVIJA
City: 
Kuldīga
Where is this organization located?: 
Latvia
Please enter the name of the contact person for this initiative: 
Ineta Eņģele
Please enter the email of the contact for this initiative: 
ineta.engele@kuldiga.lv
Part of larger strategy or programme: 
Regional
If you answered "other", please specify: 
Please provide us with more details of this programme or strategy: 
The board cooperates with the city council and expresses the concerns of senior citizens regarding social care, social security, active ageing, cooperation between generations and other issues.
The status of the initiative: 
On-going
Please give a summary of your initiative (in English): 
The board cooperates with the city council and expresses the concerns of senior citizens regarding social care, social security, active ageing, cooperation between generations and other issues.
The geographical scope: 
Regional
Type of initiative: 
Public
Environment or setting of the initiative: 
Urban
The economic environment or setting of the initiative: 
Moderate
The most important source of funding for your initiative: 
Local funding
If other, please specify your source of funding: 
What triggered this initiative?: 
Kuldīga Town Council
Objectives
What are the main objectives of your initiative? Choose a maximum of 3 objectives.: 
Social participation: increase the number of older people who are socially activeRespect and social inclusion: increase in number of policies/strategies targeted at older peopleCivic participation: increase in possibilities for active civic participation of older people
Please describe any subgoals of your initiative: 
To attract more senior citizen's in local policy making
Target group
Does your initiative target people with a specific impairment or disease?: 
Yes
How many people have you reached or do you expect to reach with your initiative?: 
1000 - 10.000
Does your initiative target a specific age group?: 
50 - 6465 - 79
Does your initiative target men or women?: 
Irrelevant
Approach
Please indicate what best describes your initiative: 
ImplementationPhysical adaptationsKnowledge transferPolicy
What type of intervention strategy is used in your initiative?: 
AdvocacyMedia campaignUser-empowerment and participation
Please indicate the Technology Readiness Level (TRL) of your initiative: 
Not applicable
Who executes the initiative: 
Citizen's initiativeHealth service contractersPublic authorityProvider of social service
What is the relevant physical scale of your initiative?: 
BuildingIn a care settingBuildingIn a residential settingBuildingIn a work settingCity/municipalityNeighbourhoodPublic spaceRoomIn a residential setting
Please indicate how you think your initiative could be scaled up (made to reach more people): 
With the help of local newspaper and town council newsletter,www.youtube.com/watch?v=oW-f39fGx60
Please indicate the type of stakeholders concerned with your initiative.: 
Health service contractersPublic authorityProvider of informal careProvider of social service
Please describe how you think your initiative could be transferred to other regions or contexts: 
Visit other municipalities and share positive experience
Is your initiative economically sustainable and does it contribute to economic development?: 
Yes
If you selected "other" neighbourhood, please specify:: 
Impact & outcome
Will you collect or have you collected outcome data for this initiative?: 
Yes
What do you consider the key success factors of your initiative? If your initiative has not yet started, please indicate what you expect the key success factors to be: 
Citizen involvment, effective communication strategy
What do you consider the main barriers to overcome in your initiative? If your initiative has not yet started, please indicate what you expect the main barriers to be.: 
Changes in funding and political situation
What instruments will you use/have used to collect data?: 
Other, namely
If you selected "other" instrument to collect data, please specify: 
If yes, how will you/have you collected those data?: 
Feasibility studyQualitative evaluation
Will you collect or have collected socio-economic impact data for this initiative?: 
Yes
Will or are the collected data in the initiative publicly available?: 
Yes