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  1. Demographic change is an opportunity that Europe cannot afford to miss

    Today is the International Day of Older Persons and Europe is by far the "oldest" continent in the world. The number of people in Europe aged 65+ will almost double, from 85 million today to 151 million in 2060. Germany and Italy have the 2nd an ...

    Paul Timmers - 16/03/2015 - 15:18

  2. ICT and fall prevention for elderly

    Each year, one in three people over 65 has a serious fall, mostly in their home. Often their quality of life is severely diminished: loss of mobility, severe dependency and physical disability. The cost of falls is high and will continue to rise as long a ...

    Juliette Legros - 08/09/2014 - 12:55

  3. EU-funded research into robotics for ageing well

    Service and care robots could play a supportive role in the life of many chronic patients and elder people who want to live independently for more years. The European Commission funds research, innovation and development activities for service robotics in ...

    Juliette Legros - 28/04/2015 - 13:38