Physical Activity for Older Adults

Physical Activity for Older Adults

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

ACTIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Project objectives and activities were introduced to university hospitals, municipality sports facilities and elderly care homes, and sports departments of universities.
  • Trainings of trainers on physical exercise for 65+ age group adults were held for voluntary trainers.
  • Those voluntary trainers who successfully completed both the theoretical and practical trainings were awarded with the certificate of “55+/65+ age group Exercise Leadership Programme – Volunteer Certificate”.
  • Monitoring and evaluation activities were held for elderly people who reach adequate physical activity levels in the project.
  • Workshops, conferences and press conferences were organized both in Spain and Turkey to raise public awareness.
  • Please visit https://youtu.be/eYx_ueqQCLg and https://youtu.be/HpD_DLr2U0E for interviews with the grant beneficiary.