AGE Barometer assesses on a bi-annual basis the socio-economic situation of older people across the EU and how this situation underpins the respect of their human rights.
AGE Platform Europe is a partner to the EU NAVIGATE project which aims to improve the quality of life of older adults with cancer. The project evaluates the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a Navigation Intervention (NavCare-EU) for older cancer patients and their family caregivers in different health care systems in Europe based on the existing […]
With the ageing of the population, adapting our urban environments to support the social inclusion and participation of older people will be a major challenge in the years to come. We attended the Brussels Urban Summit 2023 to share AGE work as part of the EU-funded URBANAGE project.
Education is key to fight discrimination and lead to a lasting change in our daily lives. The digital learning tool and the policy recommendations developed as part of the EU project Smart for Democracy and Diversity aims to contribute to this change. They were both presented at the project final event that we organised in […]
The Mentoring Across Borders project, in which AGE Platform Europe is a partner, is looking for participation from any organisation or older person interested in mentoring activities to support younger people. Have you already been involved in mentoring activities? Would you like to be? Do you want to discover best practices for a successful mentoring […]
AGE is joining the call of the European Disability Forum to strengthen the rights of persons with disabilities and with reduced mobility when travelling by air.
AGE participated in the 23rd International Conference on Integrated Care (ICIC23) in May to discuss some highlights of interest for older people and promote our work as part of the Horizon2020 project “ValueCare”. With the overarching theme ‘Care in action: how to work together, a participatory approach’, the conference brought together from 22 to 24 […]
First results of AGE Barometer shared at the Congress of the French-speaking network of age-friendly cities
During rhe recent Congress of the French-speaking network of age-friendly cities, we presented the first results of the 2023 edition of our AGE Barometer on “how to empower older people for a sustainable and quality working lives”.
Ahead of the elections of the European Parliament in 2024, AGE launched a call for proposals to align the commitments of MEP candidates to AGE proposal for a European strategy for age equality. Find out more about the three granted projects. This call for proposals was addressed to AGE full members to: organise meetings, debates, […]
AGE participates in the EU-funded project ‘Mentoring Across Borders’ and invites organisations and people interested in mentoring to join the online info session of the project on 25 July at 10:00 CEST. Sharing skills Mentoring Across Borders (MAB) aims to support the educational, professional and personal development of people by developing an intergenerational, cross-border mentoring […]
On 14 March 2023, AGE organised a workshop in partnership with the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) to discuss the policy recommendations of the InAdvance project with AGE members and EU stakeholders. The policy recommendations aim to create awareness of the need to provide earlier palliative care to older people who need it. They […]
AGE supported the organisation of the 7th SHAPES Dialogue Workshop which showcased the results of the project pilot sites and governance model in the use of digital technologies for healthy ageing. The EU funded SHAPES project (Smart and Healthy Ageing through People Engaging in supportive Systems) aims to foster healthy and independent ageing in supporting […]
On 20 and 21 April we met with the partners of the EU-funded project ValueCare in Athens, Greece, to explore a new vision of care focused on outcome and the real value offered to older people. AGE is part of the EU Project ValueCare (2021-2024) funded by Horizon2020, which aims to deliver a new vision […]
AGE has drafted policy recommendations on integrated person-centred care as part of the EU-funded project SHAPES, which aims to better centralize digital solutions for personalized care. The Horizon2020-funded SHAPES project aimed to build an interoperable platform integrating smart digital solutions to improve the quality of life of older adults with impairments and people with disabilities. […]
Together with BEUC – the Consumers’ Voice at EU level, we have published a joint factsheet on inclusive payment methods. In this document we outline the various factors preventing consumers from using digital payment methods and provide recommendations to address them.
Improving coordination to address violence against older women is the objective of the new EU-funded project MARVOW 2.0 recently kicked off in Vienna, Austria. The event was the opportunity to meet the partners involved in the project and discuss the activities planned for the next 3 years. Violence against older women is invisible Very few […]