“65+ started in my grandmother’s house. While she was waiting for me to set up the camera, we continued to talk about how there are few children in the village nowadays. São João de Rei, located 13 km from Braga, has been her home since she was born. However, unlike her, a lot of people in working age left the parish in search of better opportunities. This is a small example that talks about a bigger issue: the ageing of the Portuguese population, at a time when the Portuguese National Institute of Statistics states that in 2016, 1 in every...
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