janosi has written 9 posts for Textiles for ageing Society

2nd Mid-Year Meeting Summary

The second TAGS mid-year meeting, held in Carpi Italy, took place on the 23rd and 24th May and proved to be a very useful and productive furthermore it was successful in pushing the project forward. Special thanks must go to Anziani e Non Solo for hosting the event, the team not only ensured a well [...]

Pictures of the 2nd Mid-Year Meeting May 2013

The pictures taken during the 2nd Mid-Year Meeting between 23-24 May 2013 in Carpi, Italy.

Meeting Announcement

TAGS 2nd MID-YEAR MEETING   “Caregiving and bedding/clothing needs for the most common conditions of older people” 23-24.05.2013, Carpi, Italy   This meeting is hosted by Anziani e Non Solo and will be held in Carpi, Italy on May the 24th and 25th 2013. The focus will be on caregiving, with lectures and contributions by [...]

Pictures of the 1st End-Year Meeting November 2012

The pictures taken during the 1st End-Year Meeting between 20-22 November 2012 in Weimar, Germany.

1st End-Year Meeting Summary

Recently, between 20th and 22nd of November 2012, one of our partners, TITK, held the 1st End-Year Meeting in Weimar, Germany. The meeting was dedicated to Bedding Textiles and Clothing, and it brought together the experts from different fields of interest; for example, applied science institute, research institute or designer, to identify available materials and [...]

Meeting Announcement

TAGS 1ST END-YEAR MEETING   “Bedding Textiles and Clothing for Elderly” 20-22.11.2012, Weimar, Germany   Textiles for AGeing Society (TAGS) holds biannual meeting throughout Europe, hosted by the partners of the project. This meeting is hosted by Thüringisches Institut für Textil- und Kunststoff-Forschung e.V (TITK) in Weimar, Germany. International experts will talk on the following [...]


At this stage of the running project, two short questionnaires have been developed. We are seeking inputs from older persons and their care providers to better understand their needs and wishes concerning bedding textiles and clothing. Those questionnaires are accessible from the links below. English Version: Bedding Textiles Clothing   German Version: Bedding Textiles Clothing [...]

Is dressing an easy thing for the elderly?

It seems that for many of us to get dressed is a very simple and easy thing to do, even not to be considered at all. However, the elderly may suffer to take dress on or off because of many other reasons. Therefore, improving the quality of elderly’s life is an important topic. The key [...]

2012: European year of active ageing

Europeans are living longer but are having fewer children and by 2060 there will be only two working adults for every person over 65, compared with four now, Euorstat’s Projected old-age dependency ratio showed. Another Eurostat’s study, Population structure and ageing, showed that the EU population is ageing rapidly. The 2012 European year of active ageing [...]