Social Europe and Well-Being

Active and healthy ageing - can the EU deliver?

28 February 2011
Annika Hedberg (Head of Sustainable Prosperity for Europe programme and Senior Policy Analyst)

Enabling EU citizens to lead healthy, active and independent lives until old age, would help the EU to tackle the challenges and enjoy the benefits related to demographic change. In this Policy Brief Annika Ahtonen considers the challenges on the way and suggests how the newly launched European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing could deliver on this aim.

Active and healthy ageing - can the EU deliver?

In this programme


Programme Team

Head of Social Europe & Well-being programme and Senior Policy Analyst

Claire Dhéret

Policy Analyst

Simona Guagliardo

Junior Policy Analyst

Mihai Palimariciuc

Senior Adviser to EPC on energy, public service reform and CHES

Hans Martens

Senior Adviser to EPC on employment and the EMU

László Andor

Senior Adviser to EPC on health, social and migration policies

Lieve Fransen

Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Sociology, City University of London

Eric Harrison