ICTs and Older Persons Empower seniors to be e-included

EURAG Federation of European Associations of Seniors + E-Seniors association (Paris)

Session 167

14:00–15:00 CEST (UTC+02:00), Tuesday, 23 June 2020 ICTs and Older Persons Thematic Workshop

Enhance intergenerational communication, daily life and care using ICTs

all the speakers of this panel agree on the importance, more than ever in a pandemic, of supporting seniors in the use of digital technologies for healthy and active , to fight against isolation and intergenerational divide and enhance care facilities

monique epstein
monique epstein Director Eseniors France Moderator

Founder and director of E-SENIORS, E-Juniors and M3-Mcube associations in Paris

Founder of Repaircafé Paris

MSc in Computer Science

Member of EURAG

Carmen Stadelhofer Coordinator /president ILEU e.V. and DANET e.V Germany

 Connecting people (online)  by culture.

President of ILEU e.V. and DANET e.V

Coordinator of the informal educational Network Danube-Networkers

ILEU  : Institute for Virtual and Real Learning in Adult Education at the University of Ulm

Former Director of Director of the Centre for General Scientific Continuing Education at Ulm University (ZAWiW)

Ulm Germany

Willeke van Staalduinen + Javier Ganzarain AFEdemy

Co-Founders of AFEdemy, Capacity building to implement Age-friendly environments, smart healthy age-friendly environments, promote independent living, digitalization, social inclusion, and more health and wellbeing.

Gouda, The Netherlands

Oscar Zanutto Doctor Psychologist /coordinator FABER ISRAA

            FABER Coordinator      www.fabbricaeuropa.eu

FABER-Fabbrica Europa promotes scientific, cultural and technological innovation in the social sphere and in line with inclusion policies, universal design and smart communities.
The mission of  ISRAA to make available to seniors who can not or no longer wish to live in their home a place to live peacefully, helping them to maintain the autonomy of their actions and their choices as possible.

Vicente Traver Salcedo R & D Director ITACA Universitat Politècnica de València

The mission of the ITACA Institute is to improve our society through the transfer and application of knowledge from research in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

Universitat Politècnica de València

Nicolai Kobliakov Entrepreneur Senior Group

Entrepreneur in ,the care for elderly  -started a couple of successful Long-Term-Care facilities networks ("Senior Group" in Russia and "Senior Baltic" in Latvia). My objective is to rise the senior care in Europe to the level when nobody will be afraid of aging.

Digital Divide Digital Inclusion Education Health
WSIS Action Lines
  • AL C1 logo C1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
  • AL C3 logo C3. Access to information and knowledge
  • AL C7 E–HEA logo C7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life — E-health

All the people of this panel are promoting the use of digital technology and , specifically, of Internet communication tools, for active and healthy ageing as well as to facilitate the work of caregivers (professionals and non-professionals)  and their communication with seniors in different kinds of residential units

Sustainable Development Goals
  • Goal 3 logo Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all
  • Goal 4 logo Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Goal 16 logo Goal 16: Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies

The use of ICT gives a lot more possibilities of LIfe long learning 

It is also useful in what concerns health and e-health 

Finally it helps to fight against digital divide and better intergenerational communication