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WHAT IS ACTIVE AGEING FESTIVAL PROJECT?

The overall objective of the Erasmus+ project Active Ageing Festival is to encourage social inclusion and equal opportunities in sport, capacity building, awareness raising, encourage participation in health enhancing physical activity with special focus on older population and strenghthening cooperation between sport organisations, senior organizations and health stakeholders.

ACTIVE AGEING FESTIVAL

The physical inactivity in the elderly population is of major concern not only in Europe but across the globe. It represents a massive part of all financial and health issues faced by our society. Regular physical activity in elderly has a significant impact on good health, improves cognitive function, and prevents disease. Moreover, participation in physical activity improves life satisfaction, happiness, subjective well-being, mental health, and interpersonal relations.

The overall objective of the Erasmus+ project Active Ageing Festival is to encourage social inclusion and equal opportunities in sport, capacity building, awareness raising, encourage participation in health enhancing physical activity with special focus on older population and strenghthening cooperation between sport organisations, senior organizations and health stakeholders.

Project specific objectives and activities:

Literature review and Identification of Good practices

Development of the Concept of event Active Ageing Festival

Creation of transnational network and cooperation between sport organisations, senior organizations and health stakeholders on local, national and international level

Development of Event Manual for Active Ageing Festival

Awareness-raising activities and skills development with a communication campaign

Organisation of Active Ageing Festivals on national level

Encourage participation in health enhancing physical activity

Working methodologies:

  • Non-formal, offline and online learning
  • Addressing the cultural and organisational differences that can be learned from
  • Discussing strategic objectives in active ageing filed of our organisations and developing the project’s activities
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