Follow up on EWRC workshop "Healthy ageing in the EU: The potential of digital innovation for elderly health and social care."

On behalf of EUREGHA, I would like to share some follow up materials to the session held on 12 October from 09:30 to 11:00 within the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities, organised by the Committee of the Regions’ NAT Commission and Interregional Group on Health and Well-being, and DG CONNECT from European Commission, in collaboration with EUREGHA - the reference network for European Regional and Local Health Authorities - and the Province of Lugo (Spain).

The topic was "Healthy ageing in the EU: The potential of digital innovation for elderly health and social care, structured by the following agenda: 

  • Dubravka Šuica, Vice-President and European Commissioner for Democracy and Demography (video message);
  • Jarosław Duda, MEP, EMPL Committee, European Parliament;
  • Birgitta Sacrédeus, Chair, Interregional Group on Health and Well-being, European Committee of the Regions;
  • Marco Marsella, Head of Unit, eHealth, Well-Being and Ageing, DG CONNECT, European Commission;
  • Raluca Painter, Head of Unit, Labour Market, Education, Health and Social Services, DG REFORM, European Commission;
  • Piret Hirv, Project Manager, Innovation Networks for Active and Healthy Ageing (IN-4-AHA)

The session was moderated by Giovanni Gorgoni, Chair of EUREGHA.

Below you can find some relevant links on the session's contents and speakers’ key messages:

Please find the full press release attached to this article, as well as the article published in ESPON Magazine.

The recording of the session is available on YouTube: 

EN-12WS21389-Healthy ageing in the EU: the potential of digital innovation for elderly health and... - YouTube

Press release 12 Oct. EWRC
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ESPON magazine article active and healthy ageing
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