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Promoting and safeguarding the human rights of the elderly in Cyprus

Our organisation type is:: End user organisation, Evaluation (trials) specialist organisation, Business partner, Other

We are active in the following Technologies: Service innovation, User perspective, Social Science/Elderly, Design, Field trials / living lab, Tertiary end-users: public sector service organizers, social security systems, insurance companies, Hardware, sensors, actuators, Information technologies, data storage and processing (back end), Interfaces, software (front end), Integration, Communication technologies / Tele-systems, Learning & Training, Standardization, Accessibility, Other technology provider

Applications: Information and learning, Social interaction

Our main concern is to promote and at the same time safeguard the human rights of elderly people and people with Dementia/Alzheimer and their quality of life, based on the policies, principles and values of the European Union and the Declaration of Human Rights of the United Nations.
Our main goal is to build a society where people will have:
•  A society without discriminations
•  Healthy and active ageing
•  Age friendly services
•  A shield safeguarding their human rights
•  Accessibility to health
•  Opportunities to life-long learning
•  Employment opportunities
•  Active social participation
•  Quality of life
while working on ways to: 
•  Establish Memory and Creative Expression Centres throughout Cyprus
•  Operate a mobile support unit for elderly people living in rural and/or remote areas
•  Establish and Operate "Silver Line"
Our objectives:
Monitor the implementation of National policies relating to senior citizens and people with Dementia/Alzheimer 
•  Promote recommendations for the adoption of good practices and policies, specifically on health and social care issues
Recommend strategies and good practices for the wellbeing of senior citizens and people with Dementia/Alzheimer 
Promote the close collaboration with local authorities, governmental departments and social groups, and create awareness and solidarity, understanding and mutual support between generations in local societies
Establish age friendly services
Encourage all stakeholders to work together, efficiently and creatively, to enhance the quality of life of senior citizens throughout the course and aging process
Promote a healthy lifestyle and services based on the anthropocentric and social model
Provide professional care to elderly by certified social carers
Protect the elderly from any form of neglect, abuse and maltreatment

Contact details


Demos Antoniou
Phone: 0035799550895


Cyprus Third Age Observatory
15 Alexandrou Papadiamanti Street, 3085 Limassol