AGE Barometer

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.

Call for information on existing navigation systems for older people with cancer

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 […]

Brussels Urban Summit 2023 explored answers to global challenges

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.

Mentoring Across Borders – Info Day in English

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 […]

International Conference on Integrated Care focussed on participatory approaches

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 […]

AGE Regranting 2023 – Discover the selected projects

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, […]

Interested in intergenerational mentoring? Join the project ‘Mentoring across Borders’

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 […]

AGE members and EU stakeholders feed into policy recommendations on palliative care

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 […]

eHealth – SHAPES workshop shares encouraging results from project pilot sites

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 […]

Value-based Care Model: A new strategy to transform the delivery of care

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 […]

Policy recommendations for person-centred integrated health and care

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. […]

Joint Factsheet on inclusive payment methods

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.

AGE joins new EU project addressing violence against older women

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 […]

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