European Parliament

Ageing Policies and Access to Services

Following a request of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs of the European Parliament, the Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies by the Directorate-General for Internal Policies of the European Union has published the study “Ageing policies - access to services in different Member States” in October 2021. It focuses on active ageing policies and access to services for the ageing population in the member states of the European Union. The study covers the areas economic activity, social participation, health and well-being, long-term care, and supportive environments for older people. Data from SHARE Wave 8 and the first SHARE Corona Survey is used for the underlying analyses, among others