The Network for all Active and Healthy Ageing Reference Site regions pursuing a life-course approach to active and healthy ageing


The RSCN promotes and facilitates the implementation and Scaling-Up of Innovation and Digital Solutions to address the life-course approach to active and healthy ageing.

Representing all accredited Active and Healthy Ageing Reference Site regions the RSCN facilitates multidisciplinary experts from public authorities, health, social care, education, business, research, to engage with policy makers, patient and citizen groups, and communities in sharing their diverse backgrounds and experience to identify and address mutual health and care challenges that will lead to sustainable improvements in health and care outcomes for citizens throughout the life-course.

Our latest projects

RSCN involvment in EU projects

Digital Health Uptake

Digital Health Uptake

Digital Health Uptake seeks to accelerate the large-scale use of digital health and care solutions in Europe. Funded by the European Commission under the Digital Europe Programme, DHU aims to facilitate the alignment of policies, strategies, instruments and activities to advance the uptake of digital health solutions and services in Europe.



NECTAR : aN Eu Curriculum for chef gasTro-engineering in primAry food caRe . NECTAR addresses a mismatch which has been identified between the skills currently offered by cooks and chefs working in hospitals, residential care and homecare and those actually demanded by healthcare institutions, private service providers and final end users in order to play a pivotal role in Primary Food Care (PFC).



The main objective of the Project is to create a GATEKEEPER, that connects healthcare providers, businesses, entrepreneurs, elderly citizens and the communities they live in, in order to originate an open, trust-based arena for matching ideas, technologies, user needs and processes, aimed at ensuring healthier independent lives for the ageing populations.

Events & News

11th Annual Conference of Europe’s Sciences and Arts Leaders and Scholars

Hybrid Conference held on 10 – 17 March 2023. It’s About People 2023 Social and Technological Development in Service of Security and Dignity.

Eastern Slovenia latest news

Find out more about the latest news shared :
Alma Mater News & events, H.E. Borut Pahor, president of RS: “In such a short time you’ve done an almost impossible thing”,
Physical Therapist is one of the Europeans most needed jobs,
Professor Toplak’s book launched at Oxford University

The Health Department of Aragón has obtained 4 stars

The Health Department of Aragón has obtained a 4 stars award as a European Reference site for its innovation supported by ICTs and its active aging policies.

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Active and Healthy Ageing Reference Site Regions

The Reference Site Collaborative Network (RSCN) brings together all Active and Healthy Ageing Reference Sites, and Candidate Reference Sites, across Europe into a single forum to promote cooperation ; and develop and promote areas of innovative good practice and solutions, which contribute to improved health and care out-comes for citizens across Europe, and the development of sustainable economic growth and the creation of jobs.