European Commission 2012

The Official EC webpages. Contains essential information about the year, the initiatives, the partners, and press and media coverage.

Age Platform Europe

A European network of around 165 organisations of and for people aged 50+, aiming to promote the interests of the 150 million senior citizens in the European Union and to raise awareness of the issues that concern them most.

Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe

A multidisciplinary and cross-national panel database of micro data on health, socio-economic status and social and family networks of more than 45,000 individuals aged 50 or over.

The Oxford Institute of Population Ageing

A multi-disciplinary research institute with demography as the main focus.

The Global Ageing Network

A global network  aiming to connect and support care and service providers for the lederly to improve the quality of life for the elderly.

ESA Research Network on Ageing in Europe

A network of international comparative research on ageing, aiming to facilitate contacts and collaboration between researchers of ageing.

European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing

This European Commission initiative aims to enhance European competitiveness and tackle societal challenges through research and innovation. One key aims of the EIPHA is to increase by two years the healthy life years of Europeans by 2020.

Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing

Working towards a better understanding of the molecular basis of both ageing and neurodegenerative diseases, and new therapeutic and preventative strategies.

World Health Organization

The WHO's page dedicated to the issue of ageing and health.

COURAGE in Europe

A project funded by the EC 7th Framework Programme, aiming to develop and test measures of health measurement in three EU countries.