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18/09/2012

Finland celebrates the Seniorforce Day

Thousands of citizens gathered to celebrate the first Seniorforce Day in Finland, held on September 15th in Helsinki as part of the Occupy Your Own Age main event.

  18/09/2012

The Lebendige Stadt Foundation recognises Schwerin as the Best Barrier-Free City in Europe

The Lebendige Stadt Foundation, together with the German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, has proclaimed Schwerin (Germany) Best Barrier-Free City in Europe. The ceremony took place on 6 September 2012 in front of about 500 guests at the Gesellschaftshaus Palm Garden in Frankfurt.

  18/09/2012

BAGSO releases its final Age-Friendly Cities survey report online

The German National Association of Senior Citizens' Organisations (BAGSO) has published its final report on the experiences of older people in their urban environment.

  06/09/2012

From 0 to 100 years in 150 seconds

On October 2011 young Dutch filmmaker Jeroen Wolf started documenting people in the city of Amsterdam, approaching them in the street and asking them to say their age in front of the camera. The result of that is the short film “100 - from 0 to 100 years in 150 seconds”.

  03/09/2012

Croatia launches quest to find Top Seniors, as part of the European Year 2012

Marking the European Year 2012, the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Croatia and the Ministry of Social Welfare Policy and Youth of the Republic of Croatia have organised the competition “Young at Heart – the Award of the European Year for Active Ageing”.

  30/08/2012

European Year 2012 Awards: Submission deadline extended to September 16th

The submission deadline of the European Year 2012 Awards has been extended to September 16th.

  30/08/2012

Poland approves the Government Programme for Senior Citizens Social Activity 2012-13

The Council of Ministers of Poland approved on August 24th the “Government Programme for Senior Citizens Social Activity” for the years 2012-2013. The aim of this comprehensive programme, effective from September 12th, is to improve the quality of life of older people through social activity and allow Polish society to benefit from the vocational potential of the elderly.

  27/08/2012

Senior regional meeting during the Tiszabercel Cultural Days in Hungary

About 500 seniors from 23 local and regional clubs in Hungary held on August 9th their annual open-air meeting in the village of Tiszabercel.

  24/08/2012

The lack of physical activity across the globe is a ´pandemic´, according to medical journal The Lancet

A report recently published in The Lancet describes physical inactivity as a "pandemic" and calls for steps to be taken worldwide. The paper, published in July, points out that physical inactivity is the fourth leading cause of mortality across the globe, responsible for 5.3 million deaths, as many as smoking.

  23/08/2012

European Commission publishes a new volume of the Social Europe guide on demography, active ageing and pensions

The 3rd volume of the Social Europe guide recently published by the European Commission, entitled "Demography, active ageing and pensions”, gives an overview of the main demographic trends faced by Europe, such as ageing, a decrease in the working age population and declining fertility.

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