During the period of 2009-2011, two villages of the cultural villages of Europe each carried out a meeting of their senior citizens. During these encounters the
seniors told their stories about change.
Jan de Wildt (co-initiator and spokesman for the Dutch senior group) said: "Great changes in society are always reflected in people's personal lives. We wanted to
find out how these great changes were being processed and what they taught us about the future."
To examine the issue of 'Change' and make it more concrete, we asked the seniors to name three changes that have played an important role in their lifes. The big
themes are illustrated by personal stories and experiences. "