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Goals

The population of the advanced countries is ageing. This simple and widely recognised fact has important implications for health, society and economics. The most evident is in the number of people who report activity limitations, which grows significantly with age as clearly shown in the following chart. Activity limitations have an adverse effect on a person’s productivity...

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Impact

The challenges posed to western society by the ageing population are of unprecedented complexity and range from securing acceptable levels of Quality of Life (QoL) to older adults and their families to the development of sustainable economic models for welfare state, National Health Systems (NHS) and social security. In this context, ACANTO offers ...

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Consortium

The consortium consists of nine full-time partners from the six European countries Italy, Spain, Greece, United Kingdom, France, and Austria. Three of these partners are higher education institutions, two partners are national research centres, four partners are industrial entreprises with a renowned presence in Active Ageing and in related market segments ...

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Project Final Review Meeting

[Spain, September 18th 2018] The ACANTO project had its final review meeting at the premises of the Hospital of Getafe, Spain. The Consortium presented its results to the representatives of the European Commission. Former participants of the experimental activities, who had…
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Acanto appears in “Il Ponte”

[Italy, September 4th 2018] – Experimental activities of the Project Acanto were reported in the local newspaper “Il Ponte”. The publication is an instrument used to inform, confront and start a dialogue between key partners in the community of Pergine and…
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