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Thailand has become an ageing society and will become an absolute aged society in 20 years from B.E. 2548 to B.E. 2568. Therefore, the responding to an aging population is essential. World Health Organization suggests the concept of active ageing as the process of optimizing that enhance healthy, participation, and security in order to improve quality of life among aged people. This article was to describe the concept of active ageing, implementation of the plan and project in relation to elderly in Thailand, and translation of active ageing into practice. The contribution will be build up the knowledge and positive attitude to translate active aging to practice, assure for the elderly worthwhile living and benefits to society, and empower them to impel economic and social contribution to society.