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Save the Date!

Save the Date!

17 February, 2021

By 2070, 30% of Europe's population will be aged 65 and over. This is 10% more than today. Rural and mountainous areas are particularly affected by this demographic change and need to develop living environments that meet the needs of older people.

The Interreg funded Silver SMEs project's mid-term conference will be held online on April 21, 2021 from 08:45 to 12:00 (09:45 to 13:00 CET). The theme for the conference is 'Challenges and solutions to cope with ageing in rural Europe: the role of the Silver Economy'.

The conference will discuss demographic changes in rural territories and showcase inspiring initiatives collected from all over Europe. The event will also explore how European and regional policies can cope with the challenges of ageing in rural regions. The full rationale of the event can be viewed here.

As a Silver SMEs project partner, the Hincks Centre submitted 7 Good Practices - all of which were accepted. Two of these GPs - the Courtmacsherry Community Shop and Cork County Council's Age Friendly Town Programme have been published on the Interreg Europe Policy Learning Platform.



This Save the Date is already published on SILVER SMEs website and can be viewed by clicking here. The webpage will be updated later with the agenda, registration form, etc.

Looking forward to seeing you there.


Learn more about the Silver SMEs project on our website by clicking here.


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