Connected Health, which aims to empower older people to stay in their own homes, has grown its workforce to over 1,000 since the start of the pandemic. Author: Emmet Ryan Picture: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press Ryan Williams, Director at Connected Health: ‘We think about what older people can get that’s not physical care that can help …

by Francesco Condello

Last February 9th took place the kick- off meeting of the IN-4-AHA scaling-up innovation in active and healthy ageing project, in which Gisela Garcia – Alvarez, Managing Director of the Galician Health Cluster, CSG, highlighted how clusters and DIHs can act as important actors in health and social care ecosystems. The EU-funded IN-4-AHA project will …

by Francesco Condello

In the week of February 8 – 12, 2021 two very interesting conference on aging, impact of Covid-19 and other related topics were held in Prague, Czech Republic. Due to the pandemic restrictions, both were organized in virtual space. The first one, (En)gaging! 2021 (https://www.engagingprague.com/) was scheduled as two days meeting. The 4th international conference …

by Francesco Condello

Age-friendly housing is an integral part of our future society. To understand what must be done to achieve the Homes4Life vision, we need to take into account a number of likely socioeconomic, demographic, technological and environmental trends and/or disruptive innovations, which will substantially impact upon peoples’ lives across Europe in the next decades leading up …

by Heather Smith

Officially started on the 1st of January 2020, the H2020 BRAINTEASER project kicked off its operational activities last week, January 28th and 29th, at the presence of its project officer Mr Tobias Wiesenthal, Head of Sector ‘Research and Innovation’ at DG CONNECT.H.3 – eHealth, Well-Being and Ageing. All the 11 partners, a multidisciplinary gender-balanced consortium …

by Heather Smith

Inspiring the elderly in an innovative way – the challenge of quick experimentation now open! The City of Helsinki has opened a challenge for companies to experiment quickly with innovative solutions that promote the mobility and activity of older Helsinki residents living at home. Solutions must have business potential. Eligibility requirements: The company must be …

by Heather Smith

Monday 9th November, 13:00 – 17:00 | Online Join us at the start of Longevity week to hear about the work of the Healthy Ageing team and meet our ambitious, innovative funding recipients. Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester – the world’s first age-friendly city region – will address the showcase as keynote speaker at …

by Heather Smith