September 12, 2017

Take a stand at the AAL Forum

Take a stand at the AAL Forum The AAL Forum offers companies and projects the perfect opportunity to make a huge impact in the world of active ageing – and this year more than ever. Spaces at the 2017 Forum, which takes place in Coimbra, Portugal, from October 2-4, are still available from €840 for AAL projects and €1,250 for others. That’s tremendous value for money, giving you: Prime exhibition space Access to all networking opportunities that take place over three days Access to up to 30 interactive workshops, where you will be able to get involved and highlight relevant work you are doing across a number of important sectors to relevant people The chance to enter the Exhibitor Prize –...
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Sacha Nauta: Defining a new stage of life

Defining a new stage of life Sacha Nauta, The Economist’s finance editor, is delivering the opening keynote address at the AAL Forum 2017, which will provide a fascinating insight into the economics of ageing, and the opportunities that exist if we begin to shift expectations of life as an older person. The following is an extract from a special interview we conducted with Sacha, in which she outlines some of the topics she will be covering in her gripping talk in Coimbra. “Defining a new stage of life,” says Sacha Nauta “might sound arbitrary but it can genuinely help create a shift in expectations of life as an older person. “If you look up ‘old’ in the dictionary, you will...
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Schist Village: Flavours from Centro de Portugal

This year, the AAL Forum is offering participants the mouth-watering opportunity to taste the wine and cuisine from the Centro de Portugal region at the forum’s very own Schist Village. Did you know? Rabaçal’s cheese originates in the area of Penela. Its taste and aroma is unique due to Penela’s pastures being rich in thyme. Curiosities like these will all be brought to life at the Schist Village where presentations, tastings and hands-on practicals will be waiting to be savoured and experienced for a real slice of Portugal. Centro de Portugal is renowned for its exquisite food, combining flavours from the sea with those from the mountains. Fresh seafood, juicy sun-ripened fruits, free-range forest pork and meadow grazing lamb are just a...
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