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Essen for Senior Citizens

In the year 2012, the proportion of Essen citizens who are 60 years of age and older was approx. 28%; in other words, every fourth inhabitant of the city comes into this age group.
The City of Essen aims to enable all its citizens to lead a dignified life in their old age.

Culture, Education, and Leisure Activities for Senior Citizens

The Department for Senior Citizens and the Working Committee "Offene Altenhilfe Essen" again offer various courses and events for senior citizens.

Residences for Senior Citizens

All surveys conducted among senior citizens confirm that a large majority wish to remain for as long as possible in their own home - but as well adapted to their needs in old age as possible.

Further information on residences for Senior Citizens