Long-term Care in Europe: A New Start? – Blog post for AARP Journal, 31 August 2023.
“As COVID-19 swept over Europe, thousands of avoidable deaths — more than half of the fatalities within the first year of the pandemic in some countries — occurred in long-term care settings. These fatalities triggered more awareness and consideration of the shortcomings of this sector, which faces increasing pressure due to rapid population aging. A new EU strategy could be a starting point for change, but governments need to seize the opportunity…”
Read our full article in pdf (by Philippe Seidel, AGE Policy Manager on Social Protection and European Parliament Liaison).