DaneAge Association

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DaneAge Association
Formation 1986
Headquarters Copenhagen, Denmark
Chief Executive
Bjarne Hastrup[1]
Website Official website

DaneAge Association (Danish: Ældre Sagen) is a Danish nonprofit membership organization that works for the protection of senior citizens' interests in the society. It was founded in 1986 and has about 650,000 members (2013).

Organisation[edit]

DaneAge has 217 local chapters across Denmark. Some 14,000 volunteers do voluntary social work, arrange local membership activities, local advocacy, etc.[2]

Headquarters[edit]

The association's headquarters is located on the corner of Nørre Voldgade and Nørregade in central Copenhagen. It maintains a staff of about 100. The artist Bjørn Nørgaard has decorated the interior of the building. He has also designed a proposed glass dome which will create a new public space with views of the city centre. The plans were announced in 2013.[3]

Magazine[edit]

Dane Age publishes the magazine Ældre Sagen Nu six times a year. It claims to be read by one third of all Danes aged 50+, placing it in the top three of all Danish magazines.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Direktør" (in Danish). Ældre Sagen. Retrieved 2013-11-11. 
  2. ^ a b "In English". Ældre Sagen. Retrieved 2013-11-11. 
  3. ^ "Krystal på toppen af Nørreport" (in Danish). Magasinet KBH. Retrieved 2013-11-11. 

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