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Aging in The Netherlands

When reading all this, you could say we can’t complain. But it is in the Dutch nature to be critical and always look for better and smarter ways. And I believe there actually is room for improvement.more

Bleu, Blanc, Rouge — et Argenté!

"Society must adapt to be inclusive of seniors—they are the backbone of our social and civic fabric, especially considering their essential contributions to family solidarity."more

A Legacy of Care: An Interview with H.M. Queen Silvia of Sweden on Improving the Quality of Life for Dementia Patients

"I know there is a great sadness to see the person you love fade away more and more. Therefore, greater knowledge of dementia has become a mission for me, and I hope that it will be widely recognized that this is a disease that must be shouldered by the entire society."more

Shifting the Aging Paradigm

"We are setting up at the national level a “high council” that will allow different individuals from all walks of life (young adults, those in middle age, and elderly people) to exchange between them and to be active contributors to the definition of public policies."more

The EU Covenant

"By helping local and regional authorities in particular to meet their demographic challenges in innovative and sustainable ways, the covenant is expected to play an important role in reducing geographical inequalities and in contributing to increased healthy life expectancy in Europe."more

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