Investing and improving health is a responsibility shared by the European Union, Members States, civil society organisations and individual citizens. This brochure explains the importance of creating an enabling environment as well as direct approaches to promoting healthy habits and lifestyles. It also underlines the importance of promoting a positive and integrated approach to health by addressing a range of social, economic, housing, transport, new technology, education and other relevant policies that have an impact on health. It gives a brief overview of the European Union competences in the field of health and provides useful examples of good practice, policy facts, projects, strategies and recommendations for priority actions for Healthy Ageing.
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AGE, the European Older Peoples Platform, aims to voice and promote the interests of older people in the European Union and to raise awareness of the issues that concern them most. Everyone in the European Union is increasingly affected by decisions taken by its institutions : the Council of Ministers, the Commission, the European Parliament and the Court of Justice. Decisions affect the daily lives of all its inhabitants - including older people. For further information, please visit www.age-platform.org.