Older People for Older People 1.4

O4O seeks to: maintain people living independently in their communities for as long as possible; view older people as a positive force; encourage intergenerational working.

O4O will utilise the capacity of older people as community assets, applying their skills to provide services that will help maintain other older people in their communities. O4O will: map the context; identify new opportunities for providing locally-relevant services; test the feasibility of innovative organisational models; develop a toolkit to de... More...
Aim & Objectives:
The aim of the project is to help communities meet the service and support needs of their older citizens. It works with older residents to create services and social organisations that will help sustain remote community life. More...
Expected Outcomes:
O4O will: map the context identify new opportunities for providing locally-relevant services test the feasibility of innovative organisational models develop a toolkit to develop O4O organisations transnationally evaluate impacts on individuals, communities and institutions inform policy and practice on involving older people in service ... More...
Reported Outcomes:
Work Package 2: Context Mapping. The first and second context maps have been completed. The third context map template is focussing on social enterprise as a result of what has been learned from the first two maps. Context maps allow international comparison on a range of subjects which impact on the lives of older people in the peripheral areas o... More...
Priority: 2. Sustainable development of natural and community resources
Objective: ii. Urban-rural development and promotion of heritage
Theme: Demographics (youth, senior, women, indigenous), social inclusion

Total Budget: € 2 125 531
Total Funding Request: € 1 260 099

Start Date: 01/01/2008
End Date: 31/12/2010

Desk Officer Christopher Parker

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