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INNOVATION in CARE 2017. How to improve Quality of Life and Services for an ageing population?

The program will include a high level conference followed by working group meetings in the field of the ageing, disability, urban ageing and the covenant of demographic change. The covenant on demographic change will have their first general meeting on the 19th in the afternoon.

The Urban Health Centers Europe project together with four leading networks of European authorities working in health and social care: EUROCITIES, ENSA (European Network for Social Authorities), ELISAN (European Local Inclusion and Social Action Network) and the European Covenant of Demographic Change have the pleasure to invite you to a two day event entitled “Innovation in care: How to improve quality of life and services for an ageing population? ” that will take place in the Committee of the Regions in Brussels on the 18th and 19th of May 2017.

This event aims to discussing how to scale up innovation and practices promoting people oriented approaches in order to bring tangible benefits for end users, help health and care systems to contain costs and to unlock business opportunities. Specific focus will be put on the efficiency of social protection systems over the life course. Successful experiences will be exchanged in the following strands: Age friendly environments; Integrated care; Smart city strategy for an ageing city.

Making the link with the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing, the Sustainable Development Goals, the challenges of cohesion policies with the Europe 2030 Strategy, leading international experts and decision makers will be invited present and discuss innovative practices and policies.




Provisional program