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Conference: "Active Ageing Strategies".

 Type: Conference
 Line of Knowledge: Promoting Healthy Ageing
 Location: Vigo

Conference aimed at members and managers of the senior citizens' associative movement, with the following objectives:

  • To inform the associative movement about the different strategies for the elderly that, from the Central Administration and the Autonomous Communities, are being implemented, especially in the field of active ageing.
  • To inform about the risk factors involved in their age as well as the promotion of the practice of healthy habits.
  • Strengthen the bases of information and research in all matters relating to the elderly, especially in the field of new technologies and the use of social networks.
  • To promote the dignity of older people and the full exercise of all their rights and freedoms, such as their independence, participation, care and self-realisation.
  • To establish spaces for participation and reflection on their needs.
  • To analyse the social, cultural and economic aspects that influence the quality of life of the elderly.

Sara Marsillas, researcher at the Matia Institute, will take part in the round table "New information technologies at the service of the Elderly" in which she will give a talk on the "Use of Digital Social Networks by the elderly".


Sara Marsillas
Sara Marsillas Researcher