Monthly Archives: January 2014

Postman is ringing

A very good idea: Belgian postman do social work Postmen in the Belgian city of Ostend should help in the care of the elderly. At approximately 6000 inhabitants older than 80 years, the postman should find out in their route … Continue reading

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Now think and act!

More and more elderly people think about new forms of new housing models. it needs a lot of support to start a move.

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New in town – sustainable mobility for migrants

The project in one minute In times of globalisation and increasing immigration, sustainable mobility and access to different transport modes is a precondition for finding work, feeling socially included and successfully integrating into a new society. This growing importance of … Continue reading

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Senior Fair Mühlheim – an event for all

Seit 25 Jahren gibt es die Seniorenmesse einmal im Jahr in meiner Heimatstadt In der Öffentlichkeit führte die ältere Generation früher eher ein Schattendasein. Die Rede war damals von „den alten Leuten“ nicht immer mit Respekt, häufig eher mit einer … Continue reading

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Glückliches Österreich – die Teilpension als Problemlöserin?

Knapp vorbei ist auch daneben Statt der 36. Reform der Pensionsreform, die wieder nichts am tatsächlichen Problem ändert, gibt es ein Schönheitspflaster mehr – die Teilpension. Was so klingt, als wäre es eine Wohltat für die ausgelaugten, abgekämpften älteren ArbeitnehmerInnen … Continue reading

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You decide Europe

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HelpAge international

“HelpAge International helps older people claim their rights, challenge discrimination and overcome poverty, so that they can lead dignified, secure, active and healthy lives.” (Website) We believe that the contribution older people make to society is invaluable.

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AGE mobilized citizens for EU-Election 2014

EY2014 announced as the prolongation of EYC2013 to mobilize citizens around the EU elections Citizens need to mobilize for 2014 EU elections to ensure a more democratic and citizens-friendly EU Last week, at the closing event of the EYC2013 in … Continue reading

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