Association of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders of Irakleio “Allilegie”

Healthy and Active Ageing Program

The Association of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders of Irakleio “Allilegie” was founded in 2005 by relatives of people with dementia, doctors, psychologists, and other health professionals.
Recipient
Association of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders of Irakleio “Allilegie”
http://www.alzheimerheraklion.gr/
Grant title
Healthy and Active Ageing Program
Year
2021
Location of Grant
Heraklion
Program Area
Social Welfare
Other Grants to this recipient
2018
Healthy and Active Ageing Program

The aim of the organization is to support people who are facing dementia as well the promotion of scientific research, the application of new therapeutic methods, and the awareness-raising of the public regarding the related diseases. The Association offers free counseling stations for dementia in several locations for people with dementia and their caregivers. These stations offer mental strengthening, training, and psychological support. Allilegie also carries out speeches at health centers, OPCEs, care homes, churches and schools, informational campaigns with volunteer health professionals of various specialties on remote Aegean islands, training seminars & conferences for health professionals and caregivers, and research projects and European programs.

Healthy and Active Ageing Program

 

The grant regards the continuation of a program aimed at the healthy and active ageing of elderly individuals in the Irakleion Prefecture. The program was originally created through a TIMA grant in 2018. and its goal is to support the elderly adjust to the Third Age and to life following retirement in a healthy way. The Program will be directed to persons over 60 years of age and will be carried out over a 12-month period. The multi-faceted program will offer support groups on psychological matters, presentations/discussions by health-related experts regarding healthy & active ageing, groups/classes for computer & english instruction, music & occupational therapy, theater, and physical exercise. Additionally, interested seniors will receive theoretical and practical training to become volunteers so that they can then be integrated into the program as coordinators to help render it sustainable. The beneficiaries are 100 senior residents of the Irakleion Prefecture who will participate in the program.

 

The aim of the organization is to support people who are facing dementia as well the promotion of scientific research, the application of new therapeutic methods, and the awareness-raising of the public regarding the related diseases. The Association offers free counseling stations for dementia in several locations for people with dementia and their caregivers. These stations offer mental strengthening, training, and psychological support. Allilegie also carries out speeches at health centers, OPCEs, care homes, churches and schools, informational campaigns with volunteer health professionals of various specialties on remote Aegean islands, training seminars & conferences for health professionals and caregivers, and research projects and European programs.

Healthy and Active Ageing Program

 

The grant regards the continuation of a program aimed at the healthy and active ageing of elderly individuals in the Irakleion Prefecture. The program was originally created through a TIMA grant in 2018. and its goal is to support the elderly adjust to the Third Age and to life following retirement in a healthy way. The Program will be directed to persons over 60 years of age and will be carried out over a 12-month period. The multi-faceted program will offer support groups on psychological matters, presentations/discussions by health-related experts regarding healthy & active ageing, groups/classes for computer & english instruction, music & occupational therapy, theater, and physical exercise. Additionally, interested seniors will receive theoretical and practical training to become volunteers so that they can then be integrated into the program as coordinators to help render it sustainable. The beneficiaries are 100 senior residents of the Irakleion Prefecture who will participate in the program.

 

Recipient
Association of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders of Irakleio “Allilegie”
http://www.alzheimerheraklion.gr/
Grant title
Healthy and Active Ageing Program
Year
2021
Location of Grant
Heraklion
Program Area
Social Welfare
Other Grants to this recipient
2018
Healthy and Active Ageing Program

The aim of the organization is to support people who are facing dementia as well the promotion of scientific research, the application of new therapeutic methods, and the awareness-raising of the public regarding the related diseases. The Association offers free counseling stations for dementia in several locations for people with dementia and their caregivers. These stations offer mental strengthening, training, and psychological support. Allilegie also carries out speeches at health centers, OPCEs, care homes, churches and schools, informational campaigns with volunteer health professionals of various specialties on remote Aegean islands, training seminars & conferences for health professionals and caregivers, and research projects and European programs.

Healthy and Active Ageing Program

 

The grant regards the continuation of a program aimed at the healthy and active ageing of elderly individuals in the Irakleion Prefecture. The program was originally created through a TIMA grant in 2018. and its goal is to support the elderly adjust to the Third Age and to life following retirement in a healthy way. The Program will be directed to persons over 60 years of age and will be carried out over a 12-month period. The multi-faceted program will offer support groups on psychological matters, presentations/discussions by health-related experts regarding healthy & active ageing, groups/classes for computer & english instruction, music & occupational therapy, theater, and physical exercise. Additionally, interested seniors will receive theoretical and practical training to become volunteers so that they can then be integrated into the program as coordinators to help render it sustainable. The beneficiaries are 100 senior residents of the Irakleion Prefecture who will participate in the program.

 

The aim of the organization is to support people who are facing dementia as well the promotion of scientific research, the application of new therapeutic methods, and the awareness-raising of the public regarding the related diseases. The Association offers free counseling stations for dementia in several locations for people with dementia and their caregivers. These stations offer mental strengthening, training, and psychological support. Allilegie also carries out speeches at health centers, OPCEs, care homes, churches and schools, informational campaigns with volunteer health professionals of various specialties on remote Aegean islands, training seminars & conferences for health professionals and caregivers, and research projects and European programs.

Healthy and Active Ageing Program

 

The grant regards the continuation of a program aimed at the healthy and active ageing of elderly individuals in the Irakleion Prefecture. The program was originally created through a TIMA grant in 2018. and its goal is to support the elderly adjust to the Third Age and to life following retirement in a healthy way. The Program will be directed to persons over 60 years of age and will be carried out over a 12-month period. The multi-faceted program will offer support groups on psychological matters, presentations/discussions by health-related experts regarding healthy & active ageing, groups/classes for computer & english instruction, music & occupational therapy, theater, and physical exercise. Additionally, interested seniors will receive theoretical and practical training to become volunteers so that they can then be integrated into the program as coordinators to help render it sustainable. The beneficiaries are 100 senior residents of the Irakleion Prefecture who will participate in the program.

 

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