On the 20th Oct 2017 within the 7th Panehellenic Congress of Health Care providers for chronic patients "Care of the elders: The necessity of promoting a healthy aging", ADVANTAGE JA partner UPAT has organized a round table titled "Frailty a new clinical reality. From theory to practice"- The roundtable is Live Streaming on
The Congress will start at noon.

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The 1st Scientific Meeting «Prevention and Management of Frailty: a new challenge for individuals and society» has taken place in Ioannina, Region of Epirus, in the Regional Council Room on the 28th of September 2017. The 1st Scientific Meeting, organized by the Society of Psychosocial Research and Interevention (SPRI ) involved the Regional level, Region of Epirus in Greece.

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A number of events, organised by participant organisations of the ADVANTAGE Joint Action (JA) took place in different MSs in June to present the JA to Stakeholder groups and establish potential ways of cooperation with them. Health and Social local, regional and national authorities, as well as NGOs and Institutions representing older citizens attended the meetings.
The main topics addressed were:

  • presentation of ADVANTAGE and the potential role of stakeholders;
  • frailty and its consequences at individual and population level;
  • current examples of frailty related activities;
  • Time for debate was allocated after each section and at the end of the meetings.

Attendance and participation was high, with attendees coming from different areas of the regions and the events met the expectations of the audience. Stakeholders showed great interest in the JA activities and aims and most of the attendees are willing to collaborate by disseminating ADVANTAGE JA results, adopting future recommendations stemming from it and participating in future Stakeholder meetings. The feedback and the suggestions made will help each MS, as well as the JA as a whole to improve future work of the JA and aspects related to the stakeholders´ role in ADVANTAGE to foster closer collaboration.


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