The aged

The policy for elderly in Estonia

The principal objective of the policy for the elderly in Estonia is to promote the internationally accepted principle of Society for All that is based on the consideration that society comprises people of different age groups who must have the possibility to participate in social life, irrespective of age. The policy for the elderly comprises the objectives, strategies and tasks related to the position and living conditions of the elderly. 

The policy for the elderly shall focus on the following issues:

  • family and environment;
  • healthcare and social welfare;
  • employment and coping;
  • education, cultural activities and sports;
  • non-governmental organisations and self-help;
  • regional and international co-operation.
 

 

Last updated: 27 July 2015