Seniors Services Guide (55+) in Slovenia

Seniors Services Guide (55+) in Slovenia

Content

The Initiative
The Purpose
Participating Organizations
Data Structure (Under development)
Links to eServices Guides

 

The Initiative

A framework of the action is the Inter-Municipality Initiative: Cross-border eCollaboration in the eRegion formed in February 2011. Several organizations in Slovenia shared interest in an accelerated cross-border eCollaboration. At this time, several hundred Members representing numerous types of organizations are involved. The Inter-Municipality Initiative is a member of Active Aging Networks.

The idea of having a guide (directory, manual) of Internet based eServices for the seniors and their adult children emerged out of the monthly meetings of the Slovenia eSeniors Network: eInclusion in Active Aging in the period September 2017 – March 2018. The network was a follow up of the 8.6.2016 Silver eConomy Development Meeting in Ljubljana and 29.9.2017 Slovenia eSeniors: eInclusion in Active Aging Consultation.

The idea was proposed to the participants of the eInclusion in Active Aging Consultation, Škofja Loka, Slovenia on April 11, 2018. Based on several presentations of the consultation and the discussion, the network members decided to investigate experience with the related guides in other countries. Particular interest was in on-line and printed versions of the services guides for the seniors. The idea was discussed also in the 30.5.2018 Meeting: eInclusion in Active Aging – A Component of Silver eConomy.

Over the months, numerous contacts have been established and an International Contacts Group was formed within the Slovenia Council for eServices Provision for the Elderly (55+) in June 2018. The results were encouraging.

On September 12, 2018, the eServices Provision for the Elderly (55+) Consultation in Ljubljana initiated the effort of designing the Seniors eServices Guide in Slovenia. Several organizations – major eServices providers for the seniors and their adult children – confirmed interest in being involved. The prototyping approach and open innovation methodology were accepted. The organizations in the group agreed upon interest in sharing experience with similar groups in the eRegion of the neighbouring countries.

A draft version of the Guide will be presented at the eServices Provision for the Seniors (55+) in the Cross-border eRegion Consultation on April 9, 2019.

The Purpose

The purpose of the Seniors Services Guide (55+) in Slovenia is to facilitate the acquisition of information and provide valuable and trusted resources for the elderly, and all caretakers in Slovenia. It supports the search for services related to improving the standard of living of Slovene seniors.

The data is available on the website of the organization, which collects, maintains and provides it. The organization’s contact person can provide additional information by email, or over the phone.

Namen

Namen Vodnika storitev za starejše (55+) v Sloveniji je olajšati pridobivanje informacij iz zanesljivih virov za vse starejše, njihove odrasle otroke in vse, ki pomagajo starejšim v Sloveniji.

Podatki v Vodniku pomagajo najti podatke, ki so objavljeni na spletnih straneh tistih organizacij, ki jih zbirajo, vzdržujejo in zagotavljajo. Kontaktna oseba organizacije lahko posreduje dodatne podatke po e-pošti ali prek telefona.

Participating Organizations

Adult Education Centre Kranj
Irena Dolenc, Adult Education Organizer
MCK@LUniverza.si

Association of Slovenian Adult Education Centres (ASAEC)
Eva Mermolja, Director, Adult Education Centre Ajdovščina
Eva.Mermolja@LU-Ajdovscina.si

Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia
Mag. Aleksandra Gradišnik, Head, 55+ Project
& Director, Koroška Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dravograd
Aleksandra.Gradisnik@GZS.si

Development and Education Centre Novo mesto
Gregor Sepaher, Director
Gregor.Sepaher@RIC-Nm.si

Employment Service of the Republic of Slovenia
Andreja Miša Hrovath Derganc, Advisor, Contact Center Coordinator
AndrejaMisa.HrovathDerganc@ess.gov.si

Health Community Center Slovenj Gradec
Marjeta Vaupot, MBA, Director
Direktor@ZD-SG.si

Health Insurance Institute of Slovenia, Directorate
Peter Rutar, Expert, Information and Public Relations Department
Peter.Rutar@ZZZS.si

Institute for Business Education (IBE) – Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia
Mag. Aleš Dremel, Director
Ales.Dremel@CPU.si

Institute for Long-Term Care Ljubljana
Dr. Alenka Oven, Director
AOven@Dolgotrajna-Oskrba.si

Magazin Vzajemnost (Reciprocity)  Ljubljana
Mag. Jožica Dorniž, Editor in Chief
Jozica.Dorniz@Vzajemnost.si

Mikropis Holding, Žalec
Borut Radi, Senior Software Development Engineer
Borut.Radi@Mikropis.si

Ministry of Public Administration, Information Society Directorate
Jasna Močnik, Secretary
Jasna.Mocnik@gov.si

Municipality of Novo mesto
Mag. Mateja Jerič, Undersecretray for Health Care and Social Security, Office for Social Affairs
Mateja.Jeric@Novomesto.si

Municipality of Žalec
Matej Pinter, Deputy Head, Office for Non-Commercial Public Services
Matej.Pinter@Zalec.si

Network Slovenia Third Age University
Urška Telban, Educational Programs Coordinator
Urska.Telban@UniverzaTri.si

Pension and Disability Insurance Institute of Slovenia
Katja Grošelj Ziherl, Head of Public Relations Service
Katja.Groselj-Ziherl@ZPIZ.si

Slovene Federation of Pensioners’ Associations
Alenka ReissnerProject Manager & Head, Committee for Education, Publicity & Informatics
AlenkaM188@gmail.com

Slovenian Association of Physiotherapists 
Mag. Gabrijela Starc, President
Starc.Gabrijela@gmail.com

Telekom Slovenije
Mag. Peter Pustatičnik, Head of eHealth and eCare
Peter.Pustaticnik@Telekom.si

The Bank Association of Slovenia
Mateja Lah Novosel, Retail Banking Co-ordination
Mateja.Lah-Novosel@ZBS-giz.si

Third Age University Žalec
Marija Masnec, President
Masnec.Marija@gmail.com

To be updated.

Coordinator:
Dr. Jože Gričar, Professor Emeritus, University of Maribor
Program Coordinator, Inter-Municipality Initiative: Cross-border eCollaboration in the eRegion
Editor, eRegion Portal, Contact person, Active Aging Networks, Member, European Association of Professors Emeriti
Gricar@FOV.Uni-Mb.si

Data Structure

Under development

Links to eServices Guides

Canadian Seniors Directory. Our mission is to facilitate information and provide valuable and trusted resources for the benefit of all seniors, older adults and their caregivers across Canada in their search of finding products and services related to enhancing the standard of living for Canadian seniors and elderly population.

A guide to programs and services for seniors in Ontario. Minister of Seniors Affairs, Ontario, Canada, May 8, 2018, pp 103

Seniors’ Guide to Services and Programs. Province of New Brunswick, Canada, May 2017, pp 55

Senior Citizen Guidebook 2018. Home Instead Senior Care, Ireland, Apr 7, 2018, pp 180

California Department of Aging Sacramento, CA, USA program & services, Mar 20, 2018

Healthy Active Aging Guide 2018City of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, February 2018, pp 32

The Guide to Services for older people 2018, Age UK Bromley, UK

Other related links are available at Slovenia Council for eServices Provision for the Elderly (55+)

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