Tag Archives: Active Ageing

European Year Communication EY2012

Spanish closing conference of the European Year 2012

The Spanish closing conference of the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations 2012 is taking place on 21 November.  Ana Mato Adrover, Minister of Health, Social Services and Equality; Luisa Fernanda Rudi, PM of Aragón regional government; Juan Manuel Moreno Bonilla, State Secretary of Health, Social Policies and Equality and Cesar Antón [...]

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European photography contest, are you ready?

The Spanish office of th European Parliament and the Spanish representation of the European Commission, with the collaboration of IMSERSO, have launched a Photography contest related to the European Year 2012 (active ageing and solidarity between generations) and the celebration on December 3 of the European Day of handicapped people 2012. Pictures must show older people that, due [...]

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‘Seniorforce Day’ in Spain celebrates the contribution of older people to volunteering

Spaniards celebrated on October 16 the ‘Seniorforce Day’ with an event aiming that enhanced the visibility of older people and raised institutions and society awareness about their potential, highlighting in the their contributions to their communities by means of active volunteering. On the scope of European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations, UDP [...]

Generations@school

Young and Old meet to debate in the classroom as part of the generations@school project

Secondary students and senior citizens met in Colsada to debate and propose an “Intergenerational decalogue” Spain is taking part in the European project generations@school with an intergenerational experience held in Coslada, putting together senior citizens and students of 3rd of ESO. During the event, senior citizens shared their experiences about what it means to grow, [...]