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  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2014–2020!

    About the programme
  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2014–2020!

  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2014–2020!

LLI-490 Social inclusion of elderly people in Latvia-Lithuania cross border region by improving accessibility to physical and social activities (Active Seniors)

The project is targeted at seniors of Latvia-Lithuania border region – in Neringa and Liepaja – two cities by the sea shore. Project aims to improve quality of senior’s physical and emotional health by providing free of charge services which will improve their everyday life. By maintaining adequate levels of physical activity is known to reduce the risk of health problems in older adults. Creating opportunities for older people to engage in physical activity will increase their quality of everyday life and improve their physical and mental condition.
The project intends to improve senior daily life by physical and emotional activity, also by training social workers to understand the importance of movement on daily basis for elderly. Project will include theoretical trainings, networking, experience exchange, as well as basic physical classes, breathing classes, canistherapy for elderly to embrace their emotional health.
During the project also individual physical check-up will be made for seniors to evaluate their physical condition and to find the most appropriate solution for physical activity. Also specialized vehicle will be bought as main transportation for disabled seniors in Neringa to provide crucial social services for disabled seniors in the area and outdoor physical activity area will be built in Liepaja near social living house for elderly. Main idea is to create socially active space for elderly which promotes physical activity. In total 100 elderly will be involved in the project, 50 in Liepaja and 50 in Neringa.
Learning together about needs of elderly people and possible solutions how to increase their quality of life, developing and providing similar services, strengthened cooperation of organisations in Programme territory.

Last updated: 30.07.2020 14:35