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Keeping mobile Making the most of the golden years

Active Swiss retirees can be found doing anything from scaling mountains to babysitting. Pro Senectute, a Swiss association for the elderly, says the important thing is for “everyone to get older at their own speed and in their own way”.

The European Union has declared 2012 the “European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity Between Generations” to raise awareness of the political potential of the elderly and their role in society (Photos: Keystone, Ex-press)

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