04 Feb Living well into old age
In a recent article, Franz Wolfmayr (Managing Director of the Chance B Group in Eastern Styria & Senior Advisor for EASPD) addresses a central problem, the increasing isolation of older people in Austria. In rural areas in particular, independent mobility is a challenge: Shops and inns close, schools are merged, etc., which means that local care is no longer guaranteed. An initiative has been launched at European level to look at how healthy and active ageing can be ensured for the elderly.
It is not only a matter of adding more years to the lives of older people but also to increase quality of life during these years.
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