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Affordable age-friendly and eco-friendly solutions for older people.   

A comparative analysis between The Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Greece, Poland, Portugal   Demographic change, a reduction of (informal) carers and the need of sufficient housing for independent living need to raise awareness on the role of age-friendly environments in the home and community settings. The concept of age-friendly principles is relatively new in the AFECO project …

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Our report on good practices of age- and eco-friendly principles is out! 

Based on the project partners’ country reports covering good practices in Poland, Germany, Italy, Greece, Portugal and The Netherlands, we highlight five age-friendly and three eco-friendly practices.  On the age-friendly side, we found examples of counselling services to help with housing conversions and adaptations, and housing adaptations provided by local authorities and other local stakeholders. …

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Our AFECO leaflet is out

This first leaflet was designed to engage older people, caregivers, social workers, and experts in age- and eco-friendly principles for our interview process. The leaflet is now available for your exploration on the “Resources” page of our website or below: 

AFECO Launch in Gouda

Launch of AFECO project in Gouda, The Netherlands

AFECO, an Erasmus+ project, commenced with a hybrid kick-off meeting held on January 18-19, 2023, in Gouda, The Netherlands. The project’s primary objective is to empower older adults by promoting affordable age-friendly and eco-friendly solutions within their living environments. Taking inspiration from SHAFE (Smart Healthy Age-Friendly Environments), AFECO addresses the concerns of older adults regarding …

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Press Release #1

Find out more in our 1st press release

AFECO is a new Erasmus+ project that kicked off in a hybrid meeting on 18 – 19 January 2023, in Gouda, The Netherlands. Its main goal is the empowerment of older adults to apply affordable age-friendly and eco-friendly solutions in their own living environments.

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