Health and Quality of Life - 55+

Talks at Bonfim - Community Outreach Program


The Parish Council of Bonfim, in agreement with Universidade Lusófona - Centro Universitário do Porto, Faculty of Psychology, Education and Sports, implemented a Community Extension Program called AtivaMente - Bonfim, whichaims to promote active, autonomous, and healthy ageing to citizens aged 55 or over, residents of the Parish ofBonfim.

AtivaMente-Bonfim has been operating for one year and includes 60 participants who prepare physical exercise sessions twice a week. In addition to the social purpose of the project, there is a scientific interest, as the impact of the intervention is being quantified in terms of physical, social, and psychological health indicators.

AtivaMente - Bonfim intends to show citizens and stakeholders its importance and growth potential, organizing aseries of activities, within which TALKS AT BONFIM - Health and Quality of Life - 55+ fits, whose purpose is topresent as policies health and social services at national and local levels

Programa

9h00 – 9h30 - Admission

9h30 – 9h45 - Opening session

9h45 – 11h30

Session “Health, Quality of Life, Aging and Public Policies”

  • Dr. João Ricardo de Aguiar President of the Parish Council of Bonfim

Políticas para a Saúde – a importância da aposta na prevenção

  • ModerationphD Lucimere Bohn Professor at the Faculty of Psychology, Education and Sport Lusófona University - UniversityCenter of Porto
  • Dr. Manuel Pizarro Minister of Health of Portugal

Health and Quality of Life: The City of Porto as an example of good practices

  • Dra. Catarina Araujo Councilorfor Health and Quality of Life, Youth and Sports and for Human Resources and Legal Services and Civil Protection

The importance of Social Cohesion for Health and Quality of Life

  • Dr. Fernando Paulo Sousa Councilor for Educationand Social Cohesion at Porto City Council

11h30 - 12h00 - Coffee-break

12h00 – 1:00pm - Best Practices” session

  • Moderation Dr. João Ricardo de Aguiar President of the Parish Council of Bonfim

“Ageless cycling” – an innovative approach to active aging

  • Dr. Silvia Freitas Director of the Ageless Pedaling Program Actively Bonfim – Academicand Political Synergy
  • phD Lucimere Bohn - Professor at the Faculty of Psychology, Education and Sport LusófonaUniversity - University Center of Porto
  • phD Carlos Portugal Nunes - Professor at the Faculty of Psychology, Educationand Sport Lusófona University - University Center of Porto

1:00 pm - 1:15pm - Closing Session

  • Dr. Joao Ricardo deAguiar President of the Parish Council of Bonfim

Partilhar

Date and Hour

Start
Friday, May 26, 2023 09:00
End
Friday, May 26, 2023 13:15

Areas

Desporto

Attendance

Offline

Location

Junta de Freguesia do Bonfim - Campo 24 de Agosto 294, 4300-506 Porto

Entry

Free
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