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  • A table on the move

    Written By Juliane Jarke

    During the last months, we have developed a digital district guide for and with older adults in Bremen. We did this together with our technical Partners from FTB (Forschungsinstitut Technologie und Behinderung der evang. Stiftung Volmarstein) and senior citizens from Bremen Osterholz as well as local stakeholders like social workers, the head of the district council and different organisations. A first prototype is online since a few weeks and we are collecting feedback on the design as well as the content.

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  • European Interoperability Framework and the Mobile Age Project

    On the 23rd of March 2017 the European Commission published a new European Interoperability Framework that enables European public administrations to coordinate their digitation efforts when delivering public services. As the European Press Release mentions many EU Member States are digitising their public administrations to save time, reduce costs, increase transparency, and improve the quality of services that they offer to citizens and businesses.

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  • Mobile Age cooperation meeting in Thessaloniki

    At the end of March several MobileAge project partners (from ifib, Lancaster University, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the Region of Central Macedonia) met in Thessaloniki in order to plan the local co-creation activities and exchange experiences.

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  • Mobile Age explores new field site in Bremen, Hemelingen

    The Mobile Age Team in Bremen presented their project to a network of local stakeholders on the 4th of March. The presentation took place in Bremen, Hemelingen, the new field site for the second project phase. The network of stakeholders consists of local organisations which are relevant to senior citizens such as the church, social organisations, service centres and the police.

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  • Mobile age featured in the Regional Bremen Newspaper “Stadtteil-Kurier”


    Digitals district guide for older adults

    A research team at the University of Bremen wants to identify needs for the internet use

    Written by Silja Weisser

    Osterholz. They have put months of work into the eight coloured tiles. Now the first test phase starts: The digital district guide in Osterholz is online. One click on leads to the homepage where you can choose between the categories nice places, culture, sport, meeting places, counselling services, telephone numbers, voices of Osterholz and background information on the pilot project named Mobile Age.

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  • Mobile Age starts test phase of the digital district guide

    On Thursday 9th of March 2017 the Bremen fieldsite of Mobile Age started the test phase of the co-created district guide for older citizens in the district of Osterholz in Bremen with user tests of the prototype. The participants had already explored the application during the last weeks in parallel to its refinement.

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  • Mobile Age cooperation meeting in Zaragoza

    On the 16th and 17th of February the MobileAge Team from Bremen visited their project partners in Zaragoza. The collaboration between the local public administration and the partners from the Technical University of Madrid to further the development of a plan for the co-creation of public services for and with older adults in three neighbourhoods in Zaragoza.

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  • Mobile Age 3rd Newsletter Issue published on Joinup!

    The third Issue of Mobile Age has been accepted and published on Joinup and it is available to view it at:

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