The Covenant repository displays notable examples of innovative solutions for age-friendly environments in Europe. Its objective is to exchange knowledge, foster synergies and contribute to the scaling up of these initiatives.

You may already consult below a list of existing initiatives, covering the 8 domains of WHO age-friendly environments strategy: housing, transport, community services & health services, outdoor spaces & buildings, social participation, respect & social inclusion, civic participation & employment, communication & information. Do not hesistate to consult the guidance available here.

Do not hesitate to submit your own initiative(s) as well to share it/them with our large network and get in touch with potential partners. To make it easier for you, a guidance document is available here.

Norway OTHER Norway
The campaign for more dementia friendly communities is organized so that mayors sign a collaboration agreement with us. In this agreement they commit to work towards becoming more dementia friendly, and take certain steps to facilitate this process...
Finland SUOMI / FINLAND Helsinki
The Finns are one of the fastest eldering nations in the world. As the population ages, the number of people suffering from memory diseases increases. Progressive memory diseases pose a special challenge for public health, welfare and national...
Research/educational setting
Finland SUOMI / FINLAND Jämsä
We have been developing a new type of brain health related preventive activity. We call it the Brain orienteering. Design principles of this activity are: it is for all ages/from children to granmothers; it is inexpensive/small budget activity; it...
Non-governmental organisation
Finland MANNER-SUOMI Turku
Memory Symptom Questionnaire for Working-age Adults Target group Memory Symptom Questionnaire for Working-age Adults is a form that can be used by professional practitioners serving working-age adults, such as occupational health and public health...
Non-governmental organisation
Primary health care providersNurse
Provider of preventive care
Finland MANNER-SUOMI Vaasa
Muisti-KaVeRi (‘Memory Mate’) is a volunteer who has received training for serving as a friend visitor for people with memory diseases who still live in their own homes. The programme gives an opportunity to a significant number of lonely people...
Research/educational setting