Lucinda

Contact Person
Title: 
Ms.
First Name: 
Lucinda
Family Name: 
Fonseca
Position: 
Councillor
E-mail address: 
vereadora.lucindafonseca@cm-amarante.pt
Phone number (Numbers only, please include your country international dialling code after the +): 
00351913333598
General Information
Complete name of the applicant institution/organisation in original language: 
Câmara Municipal de Amarante
Short name (if commonly used): 
Amarante
Translation of the complete name of the applicant institution/organisation in English: 
Municipality of Amarante
Official address of the institution/organisation: 
Alameda Teixeira de Pascoaes, 4600-011 Amarante
Street, number: 
Alameda Teixeira de Pascoaes
Post Code: 
4600-011
City: 
Amarante
Country: 
Portugalwww.cm-amarante.pt
Current affiliation
The European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy aging: 
No
The WHO Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: 
No
An affiliated member of the WHO Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: 
No
The WHO European Healthy Cities Network: 
No
The signatories of the 2013 Dublin Declaration on Age-Friendly Cities and Communities in Europe: 
Yes
Type of organisation
Type of organisation: 
Local authority (e.g. community, municipality, town, city, county) » Full member
Additional information
size of our total population: 
56264 inhabitants
Percentage of residents above the age of 60: 
46 %
We are already working on: 
Social participationRespect and social inclusionCommunity support and health services
We would like to start working on: 
HousingCivic participation and employmentOutdoor spaces and buildings
Building on the previous information, please provide a brief summary (250-300 words) of your city or community's policies, programmes and services targeted at older people and how you are planning to make your community more age-friendly. If your application is successful, this summary will be published on the Covenant's website: 

O concelho de Amarante situa-se na Região Norte de Portugal, no distrito do Porto e encontra-se integrado na região do Tâmega e Sousa (NUT III).
Dos últimos dados oficiais (2011), residiam em Amarante 56.264 indivíduos, sendo 48% do sexo masculino e 52% do sexo feminino. A proporção de...

If you have already conducted an age-friendly baseline assessment of your city or community, please upload it (in original language if not available in English): 
PDF icon ATTAC_2_AVALIAÇÃO PALNO DE ACAO 2014.pdf
If you have already developed a strategy or action plan to make your city or community more age-friendly, please upload it (in original language if not available in English): 
PDF icon ATTAC_3_Plano de ação envelhecimento 2015.pdf
Engagement of older people: how are you engaging and involving older people in the process of becoming a more age-friendly city or community? (E.g. Seniors Council, focus group, open consultation, etc.): 

"Face aos objetivos que pretendemos alcançar no sentido de aumentar a permanência na vida ativa dos adultos seniores (envelhecimento ativo) e reduzir os níveis de dependência e/ou dependência dos idosos, o grupo de trabalho envolve os séniores na definição de um plano especifico direcionado...

Cross-sectoral collaboration: What mechanisms have you/are you planning to put in place to facilitate collaborative planning and implementation between different departments of the local administration and across sectors?: 

"A rede social é constituída também por um grupo operativo designado de Núcleo Executivo
O Núcleo Executivo é composto pelas seguintes entidades: Câmara Municipal de Amarante, Centro de Saúde de Amarante, Associação Humanitária de S. Tiago (em representação das IPSS do concelho),...