iAge is an international cooperation project focusing on the improvement of regional development in areas of decline affected by an ageing population.
The elderly taking part in the iAge project in Dedemsvaart are actively using the iPad. By participating in the project they have learned quickly how to use this new means to expand their social network. This is confirmed in the interim report of the project.
The population of the Baltic Sea Region is ageing, and its working-age population is shrinking. The impacts of demographic change on the labour markets of the Baltic Sea Region are becoming more visible each day.
At TEDxGroningen 2013, Louis Polstra, spoke of his ideas combining sensor technology and job equality - and the connection with the iAge project!