Service Provider

Responsible for the operation of the website (§ 5 TMG - Telemediengesetz – Tele Media Act by German law) and for content (§ 55 Abs. 2 RStV - Interstate Broadcasting Treaty, Germany):
Prof. Dr. Joachim Westenhöfer
Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften
Department Gesundheitswissenschaften
Ulmenliet 20
21033 Hamburg
Telefon +49 (451) 620 668 24
Fax + 49 (451) 620 668 27


Liability for contents

Pursuant to section 7, para. 1 of the TMG (Telemediengesetz – Tele Media Act by German law), we as service providers are liable for our own content on these pages in accordance with general laws. However, pursuant to sections 8 to 10 of the TMG, we as service providers are not under obligation to monitor external information provided or stored on our website. Obligations for the removal or barring of the use of information in accordance with legal regulations remain unaffected. Any liability concerning this matter can only be assumed from the point in time at which the infringement becomes known to us. Once we have become aware of a specific infringement of the law, we will immediately remove the content in question.

Liability for links

Our website contains links to third-party web sites. We have no influence on their contents, therefore we cannot assume liability for such external contents. The respective provider or operator is always responsible for the contents of the linked sites. The linked sites were carefully examined at the time of linking. Illegal contents were not recognizable at that time. Continuous monitoring of the contents of linked sites is not reasonable without specific indication of a rights violation. As soon as an infringement of the law becomes known to us, we will immediately remove the link in question.


The content and works published on this website are governed by the copyright laws of Germany. Any duplication, processing, distribution or any form of utilisation beyond the scope of copyright law shall require the prior written consent of the author or authors in question. Downloads from this website and saving parts of the website is only permitted for personal, non-commercial use. Concerning those parts of the website not developed by the site-operator the copyright of third parties was respected. These parts are indicated. If you should, nonetheless, become aware of a copyright infringement, please notify us. Once we have become aware of a specific infringement of the law, we will immediately remove the content in question.

The HASIC-Project

This website and its contents were developed within the project "Healthy Aging Supported by Internet and the Community (HASIC)": The project was supported by the European Union as part of the health programme (2008-2013). The content of the website presents the opinion of the authors and is solely their responsibility. The contents do not necessarily represent the official views of the European Commission and/or the Executive Agency for Health and Consumers or any other body of the European Union. The European Commission and the Executive Agency for Health and Consumers cannot be made responsible for the contents of this website or the application of the information provided.

The following institutions participated in the HASIC-Project and the development of this Website:

Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften Hamburg
Kontaktperson: Prof. Dr. Joachim Westenhöfer
Adresse: Ulmenliet 20, 21033 Hamburg, Germany
Telefon: +49 (451) 620 668 24


Turku University of Applied Sciences, Finland
Kontaktperson: Katariina Felixson (Projektkoordinatorin)
Adresse: Faculty of Health and Well-Being, Ruiskatu 8, 20720 Turku, Finland
Telefon: +358 40 355 0538


University of Tartu, Estonia
Kontaktperson: Reeli Sirotkina
Adresse: Lossi 36, Tartu 51003, Estonia
Telefon: 3727376158


Debrecen University, Hungary
Kontaktperson: Dr. Judit Csoba
Adresse: Egyetem tér 1., 4032 Debrecen, Hungary


University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, Netherlands
Kontaktperson: Prof. Lia von Doorn


University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Kontaktperson: Dra. Beatriz Rodíguez Martín
Adresse: Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha
Telefon: (34) 925721010


Norwegian University for Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Kontaktperson: Prof. Riina Kiik
Adresse: Institutt for sosialt arbeid og helsevitenskap, NTNU, 7491 Trondheim
Telefon: 73590737

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