Platforms for Ageing Community Engagement - Exchange and Enterprise

PLACE-EE is a transnational partnership of public health agencies, local authorities, academics and ICT experts dedicated to improving the quality of life for older people. Funded by the Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme of the European Union, our aim is to develop and implement locally derived sustainable solutions to encourage internet use and person-centred e-health. Older people will engage with our transnational partnership of municipal bodies, public health, universities and enterprises in a programme of community engagement and intergenerational exchange between younger and older citizens using an assets-based approach to build capacity among older people to address barriers to service access.


               Prof Gerry Leavey

               Ulster University

               Tel: +44 (0) 28701 24418

               email: place-ee{at}


The PLACE-EE team are reconnecting in picturesque Skelleftea over the next two days. Lots to do!

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Welcome to the first of our bi-annual newsletters. Issue 1 gives the background to the project and a brief profile of the partners involved.


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Issue One of the PLACE-EE newsletter will be available here in February 2018. Please contact us at if you would like to receive...

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PLACE-EE partners gathered in Northern Ireland on 12 September 2017 to launch the project.

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