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Senior citizens are an important group of healthy, active Brussels inhabitants with a lot on the go. As consumers of leisure, sport and culture, senior citizens also enjoy special advantages in terms of care, transport and services.

If you are over sixty and you live in the Brussels-Capital Region you will find practical information here on the following topics:

  • Pensions are governed by federal laws. The central administration of the 'Service fédéral des Pensions' provides full...

  • You are of retirement age and you want to take full advantage of your newfound freedom There are numerous possibilities...

  • When it starts to become difficult to live on your own, a rest home is an alternative that combines accommodation with...

The dedicated page for senior citizens in our "Leisure, Events, Sports" section is also a rich source of information on the activities and organisations, as well as a few of the advantages you are entitled to, especially with respect to public transport.

An intergenerational approach to housing

The association 1Toit2âges offers intergenerational housing solutions by matching older people and families with students looking for accommodation.This approach offers benefits to both parties. The householders or families get some help around the house, companionship and some extra income, while students can find affordable and friendly accommodation.