Supported by: The Office of the Government of the Slovak Republic
Project span: December 2012 – March 2013
IVO Project team: Zora Bútorová (head of the team of authors and project leader), Jarmila Filadelfiová (author), Ján Bartoš (assistant of project leader), Alena Adamková (financial manager)
External members of the team: Bernardína Bodnárová (author), Peter Guráň (author), Sylvia Šumšalová (author)
Objective: To write a book based on recent sociological findings concerning various aspects of the life situation of older people in Slovakia, the compliance with their rights within the society, public attitudes towards older people, as well as the participation of older people in various spheres of society (labor market, politics, civil society, and family). To disseminate the book in order to contribute to enhancing the quality of public discourse about the rights of older people and to promoting the concept of active ageing in Slovakia.