672. Rights of the elderly and the integration of persons with disabilities.

The EU Charter provides that the EU recognises and respects:

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    (1)     the rights of the elderly to lead a life of dignity and independence and to participate in social and cultural life1; and

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    (2)     the right of persons with disabilities to benefit from measures designed to ensure their independence, social and occupational integration and participation in the life of the community