EuroHealthNet: compendium on healthy and active ageing

EuroHealthNet, with the support of BZgA (the German Federal Centre for Health Education), published this report provides a selection of policies, programmes and interventions that are currently or have been applied in the EU and it’s Member States, as well as by WHO and Canada, to promote the health of ‘younger’ older people.Dispersed through the text, which provides evidence on different aspects on the health of and health promotion for this population group, are examples of key resources that can provide further information for developing effective health promoting interventions for this group. The final section of this report contains a compendium of 87 projects that contribute to the health and wellbeing of ‘younger’ older people.

This report is available on the website launched by EuroHealthNet on the eve of the EY 2012: http://www.healthyageing.eu/

This website is developed with the financial support of an operating grant of the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme of the European Commission. The contents of the articles are the sole responsibility of AGE Platform Europe and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Commission.