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The European voice for informal carers
European Commission Report On The Impact Of Demographic Change

European Commission Report on the Impact of Demographic Change

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic changed Europe and the world within the blink of an eye. It will leave a lasting impact on the way we live and work together and it came at a time when Europe had already been going through a period of profound demographic and societal change.

The Commission’s Demography Report presents the main drivers of demographic change and the impact they are having across Europe. It launches a process that will help identify concrete actions and solutions, mindful of lessons learned from COVID-19, to support people, regions and communities that are most affected and to enable them to adapt to changing realities.

https://ec.europa.eu/info/sites/info/files/demography_report_2020.pdf

While the report does not make specific reference to the situation and needs of informal carers, the scope of the report and – in particular – the section on health and long-term care nicely set the context for our work on the development of care(r)-friendly policy environments.

 

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