AGE response to the European Commission's consultation on social reality

AGE has responded to the Commission’s public consultation on the social reality of Europe today. The consultation aimed to generate debate on social realities across Europe and sought stakeholder views on current social trends and on what contributes to today’s well being.

This AGE paper is the result of a wide consultation of its membership. In its response, it focuses on changing social realities in society, in the economy, and in lifestyles and values. In particular, it addresses the key areas for action proposed by the Commission. As an overarching theme, it considers the challenges of demographic change and the related issues of social and economic sustainability and the necessity of forging greater equity and solidarity between the generations. 

The full text is available below.

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