A promoção do envelhecimento ativo ao nível local: análise de programas de intervenção autárquica

Translated title of the contribution: Active ageing promotion at local level: Analyzing municipal programs

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The demographic changes arise a great challenge to public policies, demanding the preparation of the responsible organizations. The «Active Ageing» starts to be seen as the mainstreaming for policies, as it can counteract or reverse the negative trends of these demographic changes. This research focused on the policies that seek to respond to the population aging problems in Portugal. It was produced an analysis of three local programs following the mainstreaming of «active ageing» in interior country. Although there is no unique and definitive solution, these programs should emphasize healthy lifestyles aiming the highest quality of life possible taking into account the socioeconomic situations, without disregarding the duty of reinforce the repairing and inclusive component of ageing.

Translated title of the contributionActive ageing promotion at local level: Analyzing municipal programs
Original languagePortuguese
Pages (from-to)188-196
Number of pages9
JournalRevista Portuguesa de Saúde Pública
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2014


  • Active Ageing
  • Local Policies
  • Local Programsa


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