Physical Activity for Older Adults

Physical Activity for Older Adults

OBJECTIVE
Develop a holistic methodology to introduce physical activity through networking and exchange of relevant practices in the field of healthy and active aging.

MAIN ACTIVITIES

  • Project objectives and activities are introduced to health institutions including university hospitals, Darulaceze campuses, elderly care homes , universities etc.
  • Trainings of trainers on physical exercise for 65+ age group adults are held for voluntary trainers.
  • Those voluntary trainers who successfully complete both the theoretical and practical trainings are awarded with the certificate of “55+/65+ age group Exercise Leadership Programme – Volunteer Certificate”.
  • Monitoring and evaluation activities are held for elderly people who reach adequate physical activity levels in the project. Workshops, conferences and press conferences are organized both in Spain and Turkey to raise public awareness.