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Results Culture on Prescription warmly welcomed in the Netherlands.

On 21 March 2024, AFEdemy organised a meeting together with the Golden Days foundation in Utrecht on how to use cultural activities to prevent feelings of loneliness and isolation. For AFEdemy, this was a great opportunity to present the project results of the Erasmus+ project Culture on Prescription. Willeke van Staalduinen, the CEO of AFEdemy, …

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Multiplier Event in Dublin 

Over 30 individuals attended the Culture on Prescription Europe (COPE) multiplier event at DCU on March 25th. The presentations delivered during the event provided insight into the project’s rationale, scope, implementation, outcomes, and outputs. Additionally, artist Susan Leen and project participants made significant contributions, showcasing their work and sharing heartfelt accounts of the project’s impact …

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89 people in the Portuguese multiplier sessions of Culture organised by SHINE 2Europe

SHINE 2Europe organised the Culture’s multiplier event in Portugal! The event was a collaborative effort between NOVA University Lisbon and the Coimbra School of Education, consisting of two sessions at each institution. During these sessions, participants had the opportunity to get to know the Culture on Prescription project in depth, exploring themes such as social …

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Final multiplier event of the results of the project “Cultural Prescription in Europe” in Bucharest

A cooler day yesterday, with warm hearts, at the multiplication event of the results of the European project Culture on Prescription – “Cultural Prescription in Europe”, which took place on 18 March 2024. A family day together with seniors, representatives of public administration and seniors clubs, of NGOs caring for the elderly. The organizations CARP …

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Closing event of Culture on Prescription in Frankfurt am Main 

On Friday 15 March 2024, guests from various sectors and initiatives attended the closing event of “Culture on Prescription”, organised by the Frankfurt Health Department at the Ökohaus in Frankfurt’s Bockenheim district.   The programme of the event consisted of presentations of the project results and the impact of art, culture and cultural activities on health. …

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The Training Kit and Learning Platform are available 

For artists and adult educators who want to get started planning, preparing, implementing and evaluating courses based on the Culture on Prescription concept, a training kit and the learning platform are now available. They provide additional material, inspiration and can serve as a good preparation for course implementation.  For facilitators, there is also a tutorial …

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Policy recommendations on how to reduce loneliness using cultural activities as a mechanism.

The challenges of dealing with social isolation and loneliness in our society have become much more visible in recent years, not just for older people, but also for many other population groups.  Loneliness can have serious consequences for physical and mental health, resulting in more GP visits and a greater reliance on medical prescriptions.  The …

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Insights from Recent Pilot Courses: Promoting Well-being and Combating Loneliness 

We are pleased to share noteworthy insights from our recent pilot courses across partner countries. Through pre and post-course surveys, we have collected valuable data shedding light on the effectiveness of our interventions in promoting well-being and alleviating loneliness. The results indicate a promising uptick in overall well-being across the partner countries – a development …

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