Ageing and Technology, MYBL-COST-AAL joint workshop (9-10 February)

Three relevant European initiatives have agreed to collaborate and to jointly address some of the key issues in their fields regarding information and communication technologies, which are of interest to the research and innovation community.   This workshop jointly organised by the Joint Programming Initiative on Demographic Change “More Years, Better Lives” (JPI MYBL), COST and the Active and Assisted Living (AAL)

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Life expectancy to break 90 barrier by 2030

Imperial College London and the World Health Organization analysed lifespans in 35 industrialised countries. It predicted all would see people living longer in 2030 and the gap between men and women would start to close in most countries. The researchers said the findings posed big challenges for pensions and care for elderly people… read more

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Work till you drop

Work till you drop: when will you retire — and do you want to? In the article published by The Guardian, Prof. Alan Walker, director of the New Dynamics of Ageing programme and leader of the  EXTEND project funded under JPI MYBL Joint Transnational Call 2015,  claimed that although some employers are positive about the contribution of older workers, age discrimination

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JPI MYBL 2016 Rome Conference

  JPI MYBL Conference on Health, Ageing and Migration On the first two days of December the JPI MYBL Conference will take place, entitled ‘Health, Ageing and Migration: new patterns of demographic change. Past work and future challenges of the JPI MYBL’. Day 1 will be dedicated to an overview from experts on hot topics related to demographic change and presentations

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Pre-announcement joint call 2017: ‘Ageing in place in a digitising world’

Pre-announcement joint call 2017: ‘Ageing in place in a digitising world’ The JPI MYBL supports research through joint calls for proposals. Projects are expected to be multi-disciplinary, to cross the traditional boundaries of Government, departments and sectors. The Joint Transnational Call for proposals 2017 will be launched on 7 December, during the European summit on Digital Innovation for Active &

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Review of the AAL Forum

Technologies to live more independent and active lives for longer Saint Gallen, Switzerland – 26/28 September 2016 The AAL Forum 2016 was a huge success, with 39 exhibitors, 39 matchmaking meetings, 30 interactive sessions, 6 tracks and more than 450 delegates all gathering in St Gallen, Switzerland, to consider how to get ICT solutions that help older people live more

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