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Active Ageing Index measurement at regional level: the case of Biscay
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The Government of Biscay decided to use the Active Ageing Index (AAI) and the Healthy Life Years to monitor the comprehensive strategy set up in 2013 for the elderly.
To start this monitoring work, The Observatory of the Elderly in Biscay, a consulting body that gathers several stakeholders (health authorities, local authorities, elderly persons associations, service providers and universities, among others), started to work on the measurement of the AAI in Biscay, in cooperation of the University of the Basque Country.
The methodology needed to be adapted to available data and regional specific issues.
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