the ″invisible disease″ that affects more and more elderly people

Sitting at his desk, José Martins, 72, enjoys writing on the new computer he received for Christmas. In addition to having enrolled in computer classes, he does gymnastics, attends Senior University and still devours books. Anyone who sees him now is far from imagining that just two years ago, José couldn’t read or write and lived isolated at home. “I stopped working because of a health problem and I isolated myself at home for several weeks. I had no friends, I had no one”he says. “I thought I was no longer useful for anything, that I no longer had any interest in this life”.

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