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INNOVATE - Assessing Social Innovation which support active and healthy ageing

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This FP7 project which is just coming to an end finished with a final conference presenting the work of the last three years.  They presented developments and assesments of social innovation that have a solid impact on improving the quality of life and well-being of older people.  Videos of all the presentations are available online. 

INNOVAGE Presentations

The INNOVAGE project  Prof Alan Walker, University of Sheffield, UK

Social innovation and Active and Healthy Ageing in the EU Peter Wintlev-Jensen, DG CONNECT, European Commission

Linking social innovation to Healthy Life Expectancy  Prof Carol Jagger, Newcastle University, UK

Improving Obesity Related Outcomes Prof Stuart Parker, Newcastle University & Prof Andy Dearden, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Long-term Care in Motion Prof Klaus Hauer and Prof Hans-Werner Wahl, University of Heidelberg, Germany

User-driven housing for older people Prof Susanne Iwarsson, Lund University, Sweden

ICT-based social support for carers of older people Francesco Barbabella, INRCA, Italy & Areti Efthymiou, Eurocarers, EU/Greece

Best practice in engaging older people in social innovation  Maude Luherne AGE Platform Europe and Judy Triantafillou, Hellas 50+/AGE Platform Europe

Social innovation in the New Member States Uldis Berkis, Latvian Council of Science, Latvia

Preventative Home Visits to Older People  Mikkel Vass, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Blue Assist  Ann Decorte, Blue Assist


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