Ageing

European project “Mobility Scouts: Engaging older people in creating an age-friendly environment”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture (2016-2018)

European project “Active 80+: Valuing and valorizing the knowledge and skills of people 80+”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture (2014-2016)
Further information: www.act-80plus.euHandbook for Trainers | Handbook for PractitionersPolicy Recommendations

European project “ACT! – Acting for Dependent People”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture (2013-2015)
Further information: www.act-people.eu | Flyer

Facilitation “Planning for Senior Citizens in the District of Limburg-Weilburg”
On behalf of the Social Service Department of the District of Limburg-Weilburg” (2013)

Development and scientific support of the project “www.heimverzeichnis.de – Index of German homes for old people with information for consumers and assessments of quality of life”
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection and in cooperation with BIVA e.V. (2007-2012), commissioned by Heimverzeichnis gGmbH (since 2012)
Further information: www.heimverzeichnis.de

European project “ASLECT – Active seniors learn, educate, communicate and transmit”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture (2011-2012)
Further information: www.aslect.eu

European project “SLIC II – Valuing older people’s skills and experience: Training peer facilitators”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture (2011-2012)
Further information: www.slic-project.eu

European Project “WeDo – For the wellbeing and dignity of older people”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Employment and Social Affairs (2010-2012)
Further information: wedo.tttp.eu or AGE Platform Europe

European project „SeniorGuides: Learning in Later Life“
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture (2009-2011)
Further information: www.senior-guides.eu

Study: “Older Drug Dependents in Germany”
Sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Health (2009-2010)

European project “InterLinks – Health systems and long-term care for older people in Europe: Modelling the links and interfaces between prevention, rehabilitation, quality of services and informal care”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Research (2008-2011)
Further information: www.euro.centre.org/interlinks

European project “CASA – Care assistants search agency”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Justice, Freedom and Security, and the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (2008-2010)
Further information: www.casa-project.eu

European Project “SDDCare – Senior drug dependants and care structures”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Health and Consumers (2007-2010)

European project “SEVEN – Senior European volunteers exchange network”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture (2007-2010)
Further information: www.seven-network.eu

European project “SLIC – Raising awareness of older people’s competences and identifying new opportunities for learning and engagement”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture, and the Austrian Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection (2007-2009)
Further information: www.slic-project.eu

European project “SenEmpower – Empowering seniors to take part in community life”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture and the Hessian Minister President’s Office (2007-2009)
Further information: www.senempower.eu

European project “Breaking the taboo – Empowering health and social service professionals to combat violence against older women within families”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Justice, Freedom and Security (2007-2008)
Further information: Brochure.pdf
Brochures.html (other languages)

Study “Equal opportunities in health care”
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth in the frame of the European Year of Equal Opportunities for All (2007)
Further information: Report.pdf (German)

European project “SEVIR – Senior volunteers in interest representations, training programme for participatory competences”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture (2006-2008)
Further information: www.sevir.de

European Conference: “ECLOS – Learning opportunities for senior volunteers: Managing trans-national exchanges”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture (2006-2007)
Further information: Handbook.pdf
Handbook.pdf (German)
Handbook.pdf (French)
Handbook.pdf (Italian)
Handbook.pdf (Polish)

Scientific support of the pilot project “Promotion of structures for a federal information and counselling service in order to strengthen consumer rights in inpatient care”
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (2005-2008)
Further information: Info.html (German)

Study “Evaluation of the representation of residents in homes for old or disabled persons
On behalf of the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (2005-2007)
Further information: Publication.html (German)

European project “From isolation to inclusion: Promoting innovation in re-integrating older citizens into community life”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, and the Hessian Minister President’s Office (2005 -2007)
Further information: www.i2i-project.net

European project “Age + Gender + Ethnicity (A+G+E) – (Re)Integration into the labour market of black and migrant women aged over 40”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities (2004-2005)
Further information: Expertise.pdf
Paper.pdf
AGE+Magazine.pdf

Study “Survey in councillors in nursing homes on the need to develop support structures in the execution of rights of involvement”
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (2004-2005)
Further Information: Report.pdf (German)

European project “Teaming Up – Exchange of older volunteers supported by local and regional authorities”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities (2004-2005)
Further information: Evaluation-Report.pdf

Scientific support of the pilot project: “Staying fit at 50 plus: target-group oriented measures to promote sport and physical exercise in old age”
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth and in cooperation with Deutscher Sportbund (2003-2006)
Further information: Report.pdf (German)
www.richtigfit-ab50.de

European project “Still Active – Performing voluntary service activities after 55 years – A (survival) training scheme”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture (2003-2005)
Further information: Guidebook-Organisations.pdf
Guidebook-Organisations.pdf (German)
Guidebook-Volunteers.pdf

European project “MERI – Mapping existing research and identifying knowledge gaps concerning the situation of older women in Europe”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Research, and the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (2003-2004)
Further information: Info.html

Study “Increasing the possibilities of involvement by councillors and advocates in nursing homes through measures aimed at disseminating examples of good practice”
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Family Affaris, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (2003-2004)
Further information: Publication.html (German)

Study “Promoting social involvement by older people with disability”
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (2003)
Further information: publication.html (German)

European conference “Equal opportunities for older women in politics and society”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities (2000-2001)
Further information: Publication.html (German)

Edition of series “Practice contributions by the BaS on active citizenship in old age”
On behalf of the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (1999-2003)
Further informationen: Publication.html (German)

Project “European exchange of older volunteers: Feasibility study and probation phase
Funded by the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, and Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (1999-2002)
Further information: Guidelines.pdf
Guidelines.pdf (French)
Guidelines.pdf (German)
Publikation.html (German)

Scientific support of the pilot programme “Inclusion of the experience and knowledge of older people in organized sports”
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth and in cooperation with Deutscher Sportbund (1999-2001)
Further information: Brochure.pdf (German)

Study “Living conditions of older people in Frankfurt am Main, inventory and future perspectives”
Funded by the foundation Frankfurter Bürgerhilfe and the Institut für Sozialarbeit e.V. (1999-2000)
Further information: Publication.pdf (German)

Internet domain “Pool of information and ideas for initiatives by older people”
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (1998-2003)
Further information: www.senioren-initiativen.de

Equal opportunities for older women in Europe – Exchange of information on the Internet: www.sophia-net.org
Funded by the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities (1998-2000)
Further information: www.sophia-net.org

Older people and voluntary social work: Promotion of European networking and exchanges of information among older volunteers
Funded by the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities (1996-1997)
Further information: Publication.html (German)

European conference “The transition to retirement in the 1990s and beyond”
Funded by the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities (1996)
Further information: Publication.pdf (German)

Workshop “State and local government promotion of voluntary social work by older people”
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (1996)
Further information: Publication.html (German)

Adequate framework conditions for voluntary social involvement by older people: Development and testing of measures in cooperation with social services providers
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (1995-1998)
Further information: Publication.pdf (German)

Advice on administrative matters for senior citizens’ offices
On behalf of the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (1994-1998)
Further information: Publication.html (German)

Study “Older people engaged in voluntary services – Possibilities for a deployment in keeping with their needs”
Funded by the Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (1993-1994)