This handbook was drafted by Nena Georgantzi, Policy Officer on Human Rights and Non-Discrimination with the help of Eabha Harper-McKeever, Alison Grace and Aoife Corrigan, AGE Platform Europe interns. It is based on insights and contributions by AGE staff, members and experts, to whom the authors are particularly grateful. Special thanks go to Mr. Ebbe Johansen, Ms. Elizabeth Sclater and Mr. Louis Cilia for reviewing the document. AGE also wishes to thank the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Human Rights Law and Policy Division of the CoE, the Office of the Commissioner of Human Rights of the CoE and DG Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality of the European Commission for their ongoing support and comments on previous drafts of the handbook. Finally, AGE would like to express its gratitude to Ms. Kornfeld-Matte, UN Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of All Human Rights by Older Persons and Mr. Nils Muižnieks, CoE Commissioner for Human Rights, who provided forewords for the online publication.