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Envejecimiento Activo - Libro Blanco (Active Aging - White Paper)

Spain Ministry for Health, Social Policy and Equality Country Resources Older Persons General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans and service standards Spain 2011 Policy document elderly care, Older Persons

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El Libro Blanco del Envejecimiento Activo recalca la importancia de los modelos de vida saludable para mantener la actividad hasta edades avanzadas. Actualmente las capacidades de la persona, sus expectativas vitales y sus posibilidades de participación en todos los ámbitos de la vida social se prolongan mucho más tiempo que en décadas anteriores. El documento reclama la colaboración de todas las instituciones, entidades, sectores, agentes y colectivos sociales para fomentar y extender la cultura del envejecimiento activo y saludable.

The White Paper on Active Ageing emphasizes the importance of healthy models to maintain activity into old age life. Currently the capabilities of the person, their life chances and opportunities for participation in all spheres of social life are prolonged much longer than in previous decades. The paper calls for the collaboration of all institutions, organizations, sectors, actors and social groups to promote and spread the culture of active and healthy aging.

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