Lots of resources about different elements of healthy ageing are available on the internet and in print.

Below you can find a selection of key resources, which you can filter, about healthy ageing.


Eurofound - Impact of the Recession on Age Management Policies

This resumé gives information about research on 'Restructuring in recession and labour force participation'. It explores the age management practices of companies in light of restructuring undergone during the recession.

Eurofound - Active ageing and solidarity between generations - European Year 2012

Eurofound's pages on the 2012 year, ageing, demographic change, labour markets, and more.

Eurofound - Living Longer, Working Better: Europe's Coming of Age

Produced and published by Eurofound in December 2011, this leaflet explores the links between demographic change and ageing and the labour market and employment.

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.


A project funded by the EC 7th Framework Programme, aiming to model the interfaces and links between prevention, rehabilitation, quality of services and informal care for older people in Europe.

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 European Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing

A network at the European level 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.