EngAGE: A holistic project for the elderly on active ageing, volunteering and participation as vital part of the community
Project Promoter: ELIX – Conservation Volunteers Greece
Relative Call: Increased citizen participation in civic activities
Project Duration: 24 months
Retirees in Greece usually limit their social participation to the immediate family environment, while they have little room to extend their working life. Nevertheless, while they are a valuable social resource, they are marginalized, experiencing negative stereotypes and adopting a passive lifestyle that is detrimental to their health. The...