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Active ageing

Active ageing

promoting a European society for all ages

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Published by Office for Official Publications of the European Communities in Luxembourg .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEuropean Commission, Employment and Social Affairs.
SeriesForum / Employment & social affairs. Special issue -- 1999
ContributionsEuropean Commission. Directorate-General for Employment, Industrial Relations and Social Affairs.
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. :
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16267514M

Active ageing (active aging in the US) is a concept recently deployed by the European Commission, the World Health Organization, and used also in Human Resource concept evokes the idea of longer activity, with a higher retirement age and working practices adapted to the age of the employee. In the beginning of the 21st century, the world summit on population taking place in Madrid approved active ageing, WHO () as the main objective .

Request PDF | Active ageing, active learning: Issues and challenges | This book is concerned with the general issues of ageing, learning and education for the elderly and then with the more. Background. In the beginning of the 21st century, the world summit on population taking place in Madrid approved active ageing, WHO () as the main objective of health and social policies for old people. Few studies have been done on the scientific validity of the construct. This study aims to validate the construct of active ageing and test empirically the WHO () model of Cited by:

Active aging is a term used to describe the maintenance of positive subjective well-being, good physical, social and mental health and continued involvement in one’s family, peer group and community throughout the aging process. Addresses the challenges facing a growing international elderly population Discusses the impact of the Active Ageing Index and it's uses Examines how best to facilitate healthy and active aging This book provides multinational evidence on active and .


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