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Active & Healthy Ageing: EU cities and regions get star ratings to recognise excellent projects

Wednesday 30 April 2014

32 cities and regions across Europe have been rewarded for new ways of helping older people. These award-winners have been implementing innovative technological, social or organisational solutions to enhance the efficiency of health and social care systems, and have been presented with awards from European Commission Vice-President Neelie Kroes, responsible for the Digital Agenda.
Yorkshire and Humberside have been awarded status as a preference site by the EU in recognition of excellence in active ageing with specific focus on Telehealth. The region was the only one in England that received a 3-star rating.

For more information, please visit the European Commission's press release site:
http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-13-633_en.htm

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