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. How are you preparing for retirement?
It’s not easy to stop working and leave your colleagues behind. If you are getting ready for this important phase of your life, what are your hopes and fears? How will you go about your daily life? And how could this change affect your family and social life? Tell us!
Some people cannot wait to retire; for others it is an inevitable rite of passage to a precarious future. And while Switzerland is viewed as a good place to grow old, many elderly people also suffer from exclusion, poverty and injustice. [...]