Committed To Becoming More Age-Friendly
- Generate processes of community participation.
- Changes in the different jurisdictional areas of the municipality to improve the quality of life of its citizens.
- Tapping the potential represented by older people in civic life.
CITY DEPARTMENTS INVOLVED:
- Social Action Services
- Citizens care, Participation and Districts
- Traffic, Transportation and Environmental Affairs
- Basque and Education
- Equality, Cooperation, Coexistence and Revelry
- Youth and Sports
- Works, Services, Rehabilitation and Urban Public Space
- Human Resources Management
- Urban Planning
- Health and Consumer
- Public Safety
- The Mayor’s Office (Press and Communication and Acknowledgement and Awards)
- Quality and Assessment
KEY EXTERNAL PARTNERS INVOLVED:
- Facilitating commission consisting of members of an elderly association.
- Service suppliers (Care assistants, Home-help service …).
KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS OR ACTIVITIES TO DATE:
- Presenting the conclusions of the Research to the Community (mass media) in general and to the participants in particular (12 September 2011)
- Signing the “Dublin Declaration” ( 27-29 September 2011)
- Presenting the Action Plan to the community, as well as the newly- created actions already implemented that were reported by the media (29 April 2013)
- Bilbao joins the IMSERSO Committee of Experts regarding the Global Network of the Age- Friendly Cities Program (October 2013)
- Delivery of the final report of the Steering Indicator Guide for Age Friendly Cities of the WHO- KOBE (31 March 2015)
FUTURE PLANS 2015-2016
Preparing the 2nd Action Plan