AGE.COMM - Unidade de Investigação Interdisciplinar - Comunidades Envelhecidas Funcionais

Interdisciplinary Research Unit - On Building Functional Ageing Communities

1st congress Abstract Book.

2nd congress Abstract Book.

IPCB and local authorities want to give opportunities to aging regions

in Reconquista (08/11/2017) – The Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco has just launched a project to intervene in the aging zones, in partnership with the albicastrense and idanhense autarchies. The initiative is extended to Bragança, Portalegre and Guarda. The name of the project may be difficult to pronounce (PerSoParAge), but translated means the search for […]


Age.Comm’s mission is to understand the phenomenon of aging populations, particularly the analysis of how the communities of the older territories of the Portuguese interior deal with the aging processes, so as to contribute to the development of functional communities through the production and dissemination of knowledge that supports the definition of strategies that enable the well-being and autonomy of the elderly, their integration and participation in local life and the development of the territories.


Seminar – Progeria: pathophysiology and potential therapies

The School of Health Dr. Lopes Dias (ESALD) of the Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco (IPCB), will hold a seminar on “Progeria: Pathophysiology and Therapies potentials, “led by Célia Aveleira, a researcher at the Foundation for Science and Technology in the Neuroendocrinology and Aging group at the Cell Biology Neurosciences Center at the University of Coimbra. […]