Cáritas Coimbra discussed standards for active and healthy ageing in Brussels
Cáritas Coimbra participated as a speaker at the CEN-CENELEC STAIR-AHA Conference, which marked the end of the PROGRESSIVE project (H2020) and took place in Brussels on 31 January.
Willeke van Staalduinen, of the Innovation Department of Cáritas Coimbra, and one of the coordinators of the Thematic Network SHAFE, represented the institution in the dissemination of the project Smartwork, a project funded by Horizon 2020 with the objective to design and test friendly environments for workers over 55.
This event aimed to bring together innovators, researchers and standardizers to discuss and identify needs and opportunities in the specific area of standards for Active and Healthy Ageing. As such, Cáritas Coimbra presented the Joint Statement on SHAFE, in the panel “Age-friendly communities as enablers of Active and Healthy Ageing”.