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DAPAS project aims to provide an innovative solution based on the needs of older people and their caregivers. The role of Caritas Coimbra is to develop the Portuguese pilot, in which the efficiency and acceptance of the DAPAS system are being tested with 40 users, and to organize and lead the meetings of the User […]

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The first online technical assessment of the PlatformUptake.eu project took place on April 16, 2021. This review brought together the efforts of the 12 entities that make up the consortium, which includes Cáritas Coimbra, coordinated by SYNYO GmbH. During the evaluation, all the work carried out in the last months was presented to the various […]

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Triplo D, a project by Cáritas Coimbra, will launch the third season of the project’s webinars, as a communication and active participation tool. A webinar will be held, every Wednesday in May, with different guests. Targeted at the community in general, professionals and students, these events aim to talk about the civic participation of the […]

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Measuring the quality of life and well-being of older people is a huge challenge, as digital technologies emerge every day that find new ways to measure it. All the while, researchers further develop new methods, scales and surveys to assess this topic. The article was led by the Innovation Department of Cáritas Coimbra and is […]

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Within the scope of  VALUECARE European project (financed by the Horizon 2020 Program), whose consortium brings together 17 European partners from 8 different countries, Caritas Coimbra hosted the VALUECARE project 5th plenary meeting, coordinated by the Erasmus Medical Centre (The Netherlands). Due to the current pandemic context across Europe, this event – initially planned as […]

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NET4Age-Friendly just hosted the second webinar! This was regarding the Green Paper on Ageing and the open ongoing consultation, featuring the European Commission Policy Officer Irina Kalderon-Libal and moderated by Carina Dantas on the past 16th of March. The European Commission published a green paper to start a broad policy debate on the challenges and […]

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Cáritas Coimbra will participate in a workshop aiming to discuss the co-creation process and the involvement of end-users in the development of technological solutions for older people. This initiative takes places within the COST Action Goodbrother. The workshop will be led by Willeke van Staalduinen, co-founder of AFEdemy, and Natália Machado, a member of the […]

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Cáritas Coimbra will participate in the virtual international conference on Urban Mobility and Smart Ageing that will take place from April 22 to 24, 2021. The event program is available and registration is now open to the general public here: https://umsa.live/#info. The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to new challenges that will define the “new […]

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NET4Age-Friendly has open the applications for short-term scientific missions (STSM) and ITC conference grants for COST Action researchers and countries. STSM are institutional visits aimed at supporting individual mobility, fostering collaboration between individuals. They shall have a minimum duration of 5 calendar days, including travel. The call for applications remains open for the duration of […]

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The second version of the DAPAS system was just given to users from nursing homes and home services that participate in the project, following all the safety and hygiene measures.   In the last few months, the team from the Innovation Department at Cáritas Coimbra worked, in collaboration with the technical partners, in implementing the […]

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