Ageing@Coimbra operates as a member of the European Partnership for Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP-AHA) through the following action groups:
Improve the health and quality of life of elderly people with chronic illnesses using a holistic strategy, including self-treatment, personalised treatment, adequacy of treatment and increased adherence to effective and safe treatments.
Develop and implement sustainable multimodal interventions for the prevention and management of functional / cognitive decline and fragility.
Help raise the active life expectancy of European Union citizens by two years, speeding up the promotion, adoption and implementation of support structures for the physical and social environments that contribute to active and healthy aging; Encourage the participation of the elderly, the general public and private investors / partners, as well as intersectoral collaboration and exploration of elderly-friendly innovation to increase receptivity to new ICT solutions.
Produce evidence-based operational programs focused on the prevention, detection and minimisation of the impact of falls.
Reduce the number of unnecessary / avoidable hospital visits by elderly people with chronic illnesses. Undertake the effective implementation of integrated programs for geriatric assistance and chronic disease management models in order to help increase the efficiency of health systems.