Programa Acreditamos em Seniores Ativos – ASA, Valongo


The ASA aims to enhance the maintenance of the capabilities of the senior population, motivating them towards an active, participative, supportive life, and useful to their social environment. It also intends to promote conviviality; develop a sense of active citizenship; combat isolation/loneliness; improve health and quality of life in general. The ASA, which is free of charge, encompasses several aspects: – Senior Academy aims to boost the occupation of free time, through classes, music, painting, theatre, decorative arts, computing classes, english, sports, boccia, portuguese classes, karate , ballroom dancing and water aerobics. – ASA 4.0 – project in the field of digital literacy. It aims to digitally integrate the elderly population, through the provision of digital devices and content developed to meet their needs. – Let’s go to the Ball aims to provide fun moments. – Colonia Balnear – Holiday week at the beach, to improve social integration.


Municipality of Valongo


People aged 62 or over, residing in the Municipality of Valongo and holders of the Municipal Senior Card.


To enhance the maintenance of the capabilities, skills and dexterity of the senior population, motivating them towards an active, participative, solidary, critical and useful life for their social environment.

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Goal 1
End poverty in all its forms everywhere
By 2030, ensure that all men and women, in particular the poor and the vulnerable, have equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to basic services, ownership and control over land and other forms of property, inheritance, natural resources, appropriate new technology and financial services, including microfinance
Goal 3
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
Strengthen the capacity of all countries, in particular developing countries, for early warning, risk reduction and management of national and global health risks
Goal 4
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development
Goal 5
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
Enhance the use of enabling technology, in particular information and communications technology, to promote the empowerment of women
Goal 11
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
Support positive economic, social and environmental links between urban, peri-urban and rural areas by strengthening national and regional development planning

Foster universal and equitable access to public services (including housing, health, education and participation in political life).  
Focus on human development with culture, creativity & quality of life