What does the city offers for older residents? Where can I find assistance if I have questions about aging? What activities can I participate in when I am older?
Frequently asked questions
Under "Wichtige Adressen" (important addresses) on the website luzern60plus you can find relevant Information for the 60-plus generation. There are a variety of tips and addresses that can be helpful when you have specific questions. In particular, you can find addresses related to topics such as:
Age-related limitations, health problems, or simply the current family situation can cause older persons or their relatives to require short- or long-term assistance with everyday needs.
You can find a wide range of options under the section "wichtige Angebote" on the website www.luzern60plus.ch. Be sure to check whether they are free of charge or if a fee will be required.
If you would like to become involved in the city on behalf of the 60-plus generation, you can also become an active member of Forum Luzern60plus. The Forum communicates senior-related standpoints on invitation from city officials or public-service departments, but also actively voices concerns and ideas that aim to improve conditions for the 60-plus generation and make Luzern an attractive city for older people. If you would like to obtain more information on Forum60plus or are interested in joining, you can contact the President, Christina von Passavant, email@example.com.
There are a number of ongoing projects in the city of Luzern that involve volunteer work by the 60-plus generation. Older persons who enjoy becoming involved with both their own as well as younger generations are always in demand for a variety of events and projects.
Thus, Beat Bühlmann, director of the Project on Aging, and Bettina Hübscher, head of the Department for Age-Related Issues, are almost always looking for older people who enjoy working with children and would like to participate in the reading-mentor and across-country projects.
If you would like to become involved in volunteer work, you can also contact Benevol, the specialized placement agency for volunteer work in the canton of Luzern.
You can find fascinating articles as well as the latest media tips on virtually all subject areas that are of interest to the 60plus generation on the website luzern60plus. Journalists who are themselves members of Generation 60plus are continually researching, writing, and providing information about events, offers, and interesting publications in a newsletter.
You can subscribe to the club newsletter on the website luzern60plus.ch under the heading "Aktuell", firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive four personal recommendations for cultural events from club members with each issue. Of course, you can become a member yourself and profit from the numerous cultural options as well as getting to know other members of the Forum Luzern60plus.
Church bulletins and publications such as the Seniorenpost in Littau also provide tips on events, leisure activities, and further options for older residents.