Building on similar events organised in 2014 and 2015, this year's conference will focus on taking a rights-based approach to addressing elder abuse, especially regarding equal access to services as people reach old age and the impact of ageism and age-based discrimination on older people's access to health and long-term care. Read more...
The Intergroup's sub-group on Active Ageing organised, with the cooperation of AGE Platform European and the European Youth Forum, a joint event at the European Parliament in Brussels on 26 April to mark the European Day of Solidarity between Generations. On that accasion, AGE addressed age discrimination and ageism, bringing older people's perspective, and presented its new position paper on structural agism... Read more in our joint press release
Age-friendly working conditions and environments play a key role to enable everyone to remain fit to work until retirement age and to enjoy better health after retirement, while lowering the impact of demographic ageing on healthcare and pensions systems. Read more in our press release
Colgate has launched an interactive eLearning programme in Europe which has been developed for anybody caring for older adults at home or in a residential centre. The eLearning program explains the link between oral and systemic health, and shows how carers can provide preventive care, to help older adults keep good oral health.