Transform the NHS.  We are an aging country, and that’s good

Transform the NHS. We are an aging country, and that’s good

Portugal had about 4,000 people over the age of 100 in 2021, according to Pordata, which estimates that in the next three decades, until 2050, this figure could exceed 10,000. A scenario that, from the perspective of Manuel Lopes, is very positive because it means that we are able to create conditions for people to reach that age. “We are an aging country, and that’s good,” says São João de Deus School of Nursing, a professor at the University of Évora, who was present on the second Transformar or SNS podcast. it was, precisely, “Health Promotion.” , the way of life and aging: the urgency of new answers “. However, the professor acknowledges the difficulty of combating the burden of the disease, which is still very high above 65 years. “Investing in these policies has ensured results, albeit not in the short term,” he said.

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