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Altern und Zukunft. Bundesplan für Seniorinnen und Senioren (Aging and future. Federal Plan for elderly)

Government of Austria; Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection Country Resources Older Persons General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans and service standards Austria 1 September 2013 Policy document community, Social Inclusion

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Oberste Zielsetzung des Seniorenplans ist es, die Lebensqualität aller älteren Menschen bzw. einzelner Gruppen unter ihnen zu wahren bzw. zu verbessern. Dabei bezieht sich Lebensqualität auf objektive Bedingungen der Lebenssituation und auf deren subjektive Bewertung im Sinne von Zufriedenheit und Wohlbefinden. Es soll insbesondere eine Minderung von Ungleichheiten und eine Aktivierung der Menschen erreicht werden.

The primary objective of this plan is to preserve and improve the quality of life of all elderly people. In this context quality of life refers to the objective circumstances of life and their subjective evaluation in the sense of satisfaction and well-being. This plan aims to reduce inequalities and to activate older people.

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