The International Day of Older Persons on 1st of October is an opportunity to highlight the important contributions that older people make to society and raise awareness of the joys and challenges of ageing in today’s world.
Please lern more about the contribution of Mobility Scouts to a healthy and active aging in the article “Ältere Menschen gestalten ihre alternsgerechte Lebenswelt“. published in the German Journal Gesundheitsförderung (issue 1/2017).
An article on our Mobility Scouts project has been published in “De Stentor”. Enjoy reading (in Dutch)
Author: Sander Grootendorst, photo by Zutphens Persbureau
Our Mobility Scouts partners Laura Christ and Inger Luijten were interviewed for the regional radio. Listen in and learn more about the ideas in the Netherlands.
Im Rahmen von Mobility Scouts wird in Zusammenarbeit mit der Initiative “Menschen in Hanau” und dem Seniorenbüro Hanau das Foto-Projekt “Alter in Bewegung” umgesetzt. Nähere Infos findet Sie hier.
Mobility Scouts partners Sergio Andreis and Angela Pagano from Lunaria attended a meeting organized by Rome´s Municipality I and – together with other civil society NGOs discussed the revision of the Municipality´s Social Policies Plan.
Emiliano Monteverde, the Municipality I Social Policies Counsillor, supports the Mobility Scouts project and the idea to carry out some mobility projects in his Municipality.
In 2017 EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK will be held under the theme of clean, shared and intelligent mobility, as encapsulated by the slogan ‘Sharing gets you further’. In 2017, EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK invites local politicians and the public to experience the benefits of shared mobility. Read more
Mobility Scouts partners, Laura Christ and Inger Luijten, from OVN-NL have already organized several open houses to meet and have a conversation about age-friendly environments, but also to find potential Mobility Scouts.
Mobility Scouts and the issue of age-friendly environments provokes major media interest in the Netherlands. Please find two articles (in dutch) published in local newspapers here:
Zuchten leefbaar voor jong en oud (author: Feikje Breimer)
Leeftijdsvriendelijkheid begint met bewustzijn (author: Meike Wesselink)
The seminar (18 October – 22 October 2017) will stimulate and motivate educational staff to organize, moderate and facilitate later life learning. It makes them familiar working with senior citizens and older people and in creating intergenerational and intercultural learning setting. It offers knowledge and methodological skills for learning in later life and have online support.