Category Archives: Age friendly Cities

Hearing in Hamburg on digitalization with almost 3000 viewers!

 On February 25th, the Equal Opportunities Committee in the parliament  of Hamburg held a hearing on the subject of “Participation of senior citizens through digitalization - a strategy for Hamburg” – with an overwhelming response. Our member Christa Möller-Metzger (on the … Continue reading

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Demands for the election platform in Germany

In Germany, we will have elections in September. These are the demands of the German Green Seniors (Grüne Alte): Age-friendly city and communities: Demographic change, the higher life expectancy of people in our society, is advancing. We therefore want to … Continue reading

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Meeting with EGP

This morning we had an intensive conversation with Mar Garcia (General Secretary of EGP), Thomas Waitz (Co-Chair) and Jean Lambert (Member of the Committee of EGP and the European Parliament). From ENGS were there Vivianne and Agneta from Sweden, Irmgard from Austria, … Continue reading

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Green Economics Institute’s first annual winter networking day

This was exciting today: two representatives of the Green Seniors spoke at the Green Economics Institute’s first annual winter networking day in London. Christa Möller-Metzger spoke about her favorite theme: age-friendly cities and communities and the new narrative about the … Continue reading

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More mobility for older people in Hamburg

Recently, the Hamburg-based Green 60plus had a video conference with the State Working Group on Transport and Traffic – and our Green Transport/Traffic Senator Anjes Tjarks took part in it. The main topic was the Green 60plus bus paper – … Continue reading

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Invitation to a videoconference on the UN world seniors day

Invitation from Bündnis 90/Die Grünen, Green 60plus, Hamburg to a videoconference about age-friendly cities and communities. Dear all, I would like to invite you to a very special conference with top-class speakers. Conference-language will be German. We want lively neighborhoods … Continue reading

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8-point plan for age-friendly local public transport

Traffic-Notes from Chris in Germany: In Hamburg, the group Green 60plus is discussing their wishes for the equipment of the new generation of buses in local public transport. This is our plan – what do you think? How about the public … Continue reading

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Corona-Update from Sweden, Austria and Germany

Our Vice-chairwoman Vivianne Gunnarsson is very sorry about the corona-situation in Belgium and other European Countries and says about Sweden: “I am sorry to learn about the Belgian situation and many others. Still in the midst of the sorriness I … Continue reading

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Hamburg has a coalition agreement – good for elderly people!

Elections were just taking place in Hamburg – and now the Greens rule together with the Social Democrats. The coalition agreement has just been passed. With many good points for the older generation. The contract has over 200 pages, the … Continue reading

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What you like to know

The Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) is a multidisciplinary and cross-national panel database of micro data on health, socio-economic status and social and family networks of more than 85,000 individuals (approximately 150,000 interviews) from 19 European … Continue reading

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