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Stakeholder Input on the Proposed Master’s Programme

The EMMA consortium, spread throughout Europe are developing an interdisciplinary master’s programme. A major stage of this which is underway is constructing the content of the master’s in healthy and active ageing, we wanted to know what our stakeholders thought important too. All of us working on the EMMA project collaboratively devised a survey, incorporating the results […]


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Guest: “Elderly” or “Elders of the Tribe”

A guest blog by Elders for Earth. Though now in our eighties, we prefer not to think of ourselves as elderly. That word is often used in a context where older people are seen – and so see themselves – either as problems to be dealt with or as retirees who have earned the right […]


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What Do We Need to Know For Our Ageing World?

Our population is ageing. The proportion of over 65s in Europe has more than doubled since 1950, rising from 8% to 20% of the overall population. This is projected to grow to almost 30% by 2060.  Such an increase in this age group presents a real challenge for societies around the globe: how can we […]