Category: Inovation

COVID-19 measures. Results of a survey 

By Willeke van Staalduinen and Jonas Bernitt (AFEdemy)  The need to improve societal communication and the monitoring of measures is one of the main conclusions in the STEP_UP survey. A total of 133 people answered the questionnaire that the STEP_UP project team (WISE, ISIS, AFEdemy, SHINE and the Croatian health institute) shared among social, healthcare…Continue Reading COVID-19 measures. Results of a survey 

Facial expressions really matter

In May 2022, AFEdemy performed interviews with 2 female and 2 male policy makers from municipalities and ministries about the STEP_UP character Britta Johnson. The interviews took place online; the scenes of the game were presented to the interviewees. In general, the interviewees were very interested in the game and found the scenes very attractive….Continue Reading Facial expressions really matter

In Portugal, nurses and carers saw for the first time the results of the STEP_UP game

Following the work done over the past year, SHINE 2Europe has once again relied on the support of nurses and formal carers of older adults to see for the first time the outcome of the STEP_UP game, an educational game that promises to teach how to minimize the damage and risks of a pandemic. In…Continue Reading In Portugal, nurses and carers saw for the first time the results of the STEP_UP game

Interview with project coordinator SHINE 2Europe and the Croatian Institute of Public Health

Project coordinator: Carina Dantas and Luis Dias from SHINE 2Europe Q: Why did you initiate the STEP_UP project? This is actually a family story! I was doing the “fitness walk” with my son Daniel during the confinement period and we were talking about how contradictory information was on the best measures to implement due to…Continue Reading Interview with project coordinator SHINE 2Europe and the Croatian Institute of Public Health

Interactions Symposium of Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa

On March 31, Carina Dantas participated in the Interactions Symposium of Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa, where she discussed, together with other speakers, the challenges of aging in the digital age to an audience of more than 200 participants. She presented NET4Age-Friendly e SHAFE and SHINE 2Europe Erasmus projects such as STEP_UP, BIG, SDD…Continue Reading Interactions Symposium of Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa