Topics tackled Economic Reforms European employment strategy for older people Pension reforms enacted in the members states Socio-Cultural Reforms Enhance senior’s life European research projects
European employment strategy for older people EU : Employment rate of older workers is too low Disparities between people : Older people with disabilities Ethnic minority groups Solutions extend working lives enable young workers enter labor market help older workers remain at work
Pension reforms enacted in the Member States A general trend in European countries : Extending the age of retirement Reducing the redistributive elements of pension systems Increasing solidarity between generations
Enhance senior’s life 2011 “The European partnership of innovation for the active and healthy ageing” Prevention and health promotion : Autonomy Improve the integration of the care Improve the competitiveness of the markets products and innovative services for older people
European research projects Objectives : Independence of older people Dignity Homecare …
Year 2012 = active ageing year (Implementation of projects to solve seniors’ difficulties + Realization in the framework of a European cooperation WHY? 35 % of the population in the E.U > 50 years old between 2005 and 2050 Number of people + 85 years old x3 by 2050 More and more difficulties for seniors
Topics tackled Social aspect Cultural Impact Economic environment The idea is to redress inequalities in every seniors ‘lives segment
The Strategy Europe 2020 (=Main project to solve difficulties) Increasing the life expectancy by 2 years within 6 years (2014-2020) Providing 75% of 20-64 people with a job Saving at least 20 million people from poverty and social exclusion.
What is the interest for the elderly? Health grants are going to be improved More important workforce=More people to contribute to health system Life expectancy risen= more time to contribute Less exclusion for elderly
Direct interventions -Letting seniors working longer to complete their pensions -Makin this proposal attractive (tax advantages, trainings…) Indirect interventions with European cooperation -A European platform to coordinate this cooperation -A common social security system (common basic rules) -Limiting immigration
A European Union “friend of all ages” Communication campaigns: encouraging intergenerational solidarity Favoring intergenerational exchanges: competences, informatics etc. Redressing demographic inequalities (rural zones EAFRD)
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