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Culture on Prescription gets a thumbs up in Portuguese Event

The project Culture on Prescription was mentioned in the Portuguese Multiplier Event during SAVE presentation on the 27th of November at the Faculty of Economics, University of Porto. The participants were enthusiastic and liked what they heard of the implementation of prescription culture in Portugal. This approach was praised as the participants recognised the potential …

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Culture presentation honoured at International Scientific Conference

Culture stood out with distinction at the recent Gerontology Days 2023 International Scientific Conference, which took place in Debrecen, Hungary, on 12 and 13 October, both in a hybrid format and online, in a presentation given by Juliana Louceiro, project manager at SHINE 2Europe. This presentation focused on the theatre course developed in the Portuguese …

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Maltese Delegation Visit Dublin to see COPE in Action – a Practice Exchange

DCU Age-Friendly Unit was delighted to host a one-day 55-person delegation from Malta, on October 18th, which comprised several agencies working in health, housing, transport, community services, police and the church.  They were part of a practice exchange group working on the  Hiliet il-Komunitá project financed by the EU. Hiliet il-Komunita Project Background The objectives of the Hiliet il-Komunitá project is …

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Successful Launch of Virtual Exchange Cycle Sparks Inspiration

The inaugural session of the Virtual Exchange Cycle, on September 19th, 2023, has set a promising tone for the future. Fourteen enthusiastic participants, including stakeholders from associations of older adults, facilitators, social workers, and more, convened to discuss an art course organized in Germany by Andreas Hett, a seasoned art therapist with 25 years of …

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We warmly welcome our new associated partner

We are pleased to introduce our new associated partner: The Anton Trstenjak Institute for Gerontology and Intergenerational Relations (in the original: Inštitut Antona Trstenjaka za gerontologijo in medgeneracijsko sožitje), founded in 1992, is a Slovenian NGO operating at national and international level. Its work focuses on the development and implementation of social programmes for quality …

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Enthusiasm about the painting

“Learning to draw/paint together is fun to do,” said Bodegraven native Harmen Kooistra, and it showed. In AFEdemy’s Culture on Recipe project, 7 participants learned to paint under the guidance of Harmen Kooistra from the 9th of May at Cultuurhuis Garenspinnerij in Gouda. The last session will be on the 20th of June. This project …

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