Daily Archives: 5. July 2013

A petition – one million signatories

Europe is faced with the question of how the existential foundations of life of people can be saved. Poverty – especially in youth and in old age – are focal points of economic and social policy. Wealth increases, but does … Continue reading

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Before the summer comes – we are fighting for the right for free access to water

For years, water has secretly and quietly become a commodity. What seems to us all a source of life, has a high value. While lakes and springs are privatized, the chance to have access to water freely and at any … Continue reading

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Another Europe is possible

Follow this link to a very committed and courageous european initiative: http://english.europa-geht-anders.eu/

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Germany: Out of shame many pensioners do not apply for basic social care

In Germany, pensioners above 65 years who receive too little pension, can apply for basic social care of a maximum of Є 374, – plus the costs for adequate housing. They have to apply therefor, but many are ashamed or … 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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Germany: Green guarantee pension

The problem of poverty in old age is increasing. We therefore demand the green guarantee pension. more: www.gruene.de/themen/soziale gerechtigkeit.html

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The Confederation of Family Organisations in the European Union (COFACE) 2014 Campaign: European Year for Reconciling Work and Family Life

08/03/2013 COFACE not only studies how families live and the challenges they face, but also aims to address how policy might be shaped to try and make the lives of men, women and children happier, and the decisions they make … Continue reading

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