Category Archives: Health

On the way to COP21

Climate change is the greatest threat to global health in the 21st century. Green Seniors are on the way to Paris. Walking for Climate change together. WHO | Health and Climate Change: Road to COP21 http://www.who.int/globalchange/global-campaign/en/

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The future of Age

How will we live 2025 as old people? What do we need then? New Technology as help for daily life? New World and new hope for independent living. http://wp6.pacitaproject.eu/home/

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Gegen Gewalt an älteren Menschen – Ute Schmitz

Gewalt gegen ältere Menschen Zum ersten Mal wurde ich mit dem Thema bei einem Vortrag in Wien bei den Wiener SeniorInnen von Birgit Meinhard-Schiebel auf unserem ENGS (European Network of Green Seniors)-Treffen im Oktober 2007 konfrontiert. Ich fragte mich damals … Continue reading

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First time informell carers in Austrian Parliament

Because the government benches in Austrian Parliament is just released, we have to occupied on the future of nursing. © Parlamentsdirektion/Bildagentur Zolles KG/Jacqueline Godany The largest informally carer group in Austria – the caring relationship people – got full attention. … Continue reading

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Carer with a heart

16.10.13 Vienna – today in another function. As a jury member at the press conference in Wiener Städtische the initiative “carer with a heart” with Ministers and Scientists on the floor. Near the 1.000 submissions. Submission deadline: 25/10/13 Information for … Continue reading

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Fight against poverty – on the right track?

Tue, 15.10.2013 / 17.00 – 19.00 clock JOUR FIXE SOMA markets are an appropriate means of preventing poverty? Green House Vienna (from homepage SOMA) http://www.somaundpartner.at/in-english Which social assistance in Vienna there to help disadvantaged people? What are green answer to … Continue reading

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How is life in Finland?

Elderly people in Finland will find services for her lifequality and autonomy. Finland is not on the top of the ranking of northern countries but in a good range. http://www.stm.fi/en/social_and_health_services/old_people

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Highest lifequality for elderly people in Sweden

Lifequality for elderly people is different in Europa “Sweden is the best placed country to grow old, according to a study. In the study they found countries which are not properly prepared. They do not cope with aging population.”(BBC) Laut … Continue reading

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Germany, Berlin: Too many drugs prescribed to older people

According to the drug report of the health insurance Barmer GEK (German national health insurance), one third of senior citizens are being prescribed more than five drugs daily. Among older seniors, those between 80 and 94, every other takes this … Continue reading

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Adequate pensions for all in the EU

Jocelyne Le Boulicaut, member of the Board of ENGS, on pensions in Europe: Ensuring adequate pensions for all in the EUis a shared responsibility for society.  Neither banks, nor economists nor governments can prevent stock market instability and collapse, with … Continue reading

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