Issue Paper on Health Series, No. 7

Active, empowered and young at heart: implications of participatory community work with older people


Publikationsdatum: Dezember 2017

A comparative study of Swiss Red Cross projects in Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Bulgaria

This comparative study assesses the impact of active aging programmes on the social vulnerability of older people, as well as on the organizational development of the implementing partner. Read how older people are empowered into advocates and volunteers, and how the participatory community work approach brings about change in hierarchical organisations towards participation.