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Database: GR09

Created On Friday, 08 November 2013 13:04 By José Jesús Delgado


ID Code (e. g. HU1):
GR09
1 – MIND/MENTAL FITNESS/MENTAL WELLBEING/MEMORY/COGNITIVE TRAINING PROGRAM / SERVICE /
ACTIVITIY NAME (IN NATIONAL LANGUAGE):
Γιαγιάδες σε δράση
ENGLISH TRANSLATION: Grannies in Action
URL
http://womenontop.gr/2012/10/03/european-seniorforce-day/
LANGUAGE Greek
AUTHOR
Women on Top

2 - CONTACT DATA AND TYPE OF ORGANIZATION
ORGANIZATION (NAME):
Women on Top
ORGANIZATION (URL):
http://womenontop.gr
COUNTRY:
Greece
TYPE (SME, Company, Community Centre, Health Centre, Educational Centre, Foundation,
Municipality, governmental institution, etc):
Community Organisation
ADDRESS:
Athens
TELEPHONE: 6945 993798
E-MAIL: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  Private  
  In this case, please indicate the territorial
scope of the organization:
National

3 - TARGET POPULATION
Age range:
From: N/A to N/A years Not defined
Older than: N/A years  
Gender: Females
SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
N/A

4 - CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MIND FITNESS PROGRAM / SERVICE / ACTIVITY (NB: Should the program, service or activity be included into more than one category, please select the most representative category for that PSA. But, REMEMBER: THE PSA MUST BE SELECTED ONLY IN CASE THAT MENTAL FITNESS / MENTAL WELLBEING IS INCLUDED IN ITS GENERAL AIMS OR GOALS. IF NOT, YOU SHOULD NOT SELECT IT. The characteristics below are the means, not the goal)
Enhancing community participation
Other: N/A
COST FOR PARTICIPATION, FEES (in Euros):N/A N/A N/A
(EXPECTED) DURATION OF THE Programme/Service/Activity: Not defined
Begin (Month/Year, e. g. 02/2012):2012
End (Month/Year, e. g. 02/2012):N/A or Number of weeks:N/A
Number of units:N/A
Hours per unit:N/A

5 - PROGRAM / SERVICE / ACTIVITY PURPOSES
In the framework of the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations, a new Grannies in Action initiative was launched in October 2012, elaborating on the mentoring potential of senior citizens. The initiative also includes an ongoing call to action to their younger members to invite them to "bring along an older buddy", so that the network can introduce them to the concept and joys of mentoring and eventually connect them to a suitable mentoree.

6 - RESOURCES
a.- Which materials were used?
Inernet, Facebook
b.- Who conducted the program / service activity? (What role, what qualifications, etc.)
Women on Top is an online network where women can find support from volunteer women mentors, to help them with the challenges they face throughout their careers. All women with 3 or more years of professional experience can act as mentors. Anyone who is or desires to be professionally active can participate as a mentoree.

7 - METHODOLOGY USED (presentations, pair work, group work, peers, mentors, blended
learning, e-learning, etc.)
The network offers a variety of services to women from all age groups: Matching mentors/mentorees, support throughout the mentoring relationship, shadowing opportunities, coaching services, website content and online network, seminars, networking events.

8 - PROGRAM / SERVICE / ACTIVITY SUMMARY DESCRIPTION
In the framework of the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations, a new Grannies in Action initiative was launched in October 2012, elaborating on the mentoring potential of senior citizens. The initiative also includes an ongoing call to action to their younger members to invite them to "bring along an older buddy", so that the network can introduce them to the concept and joys of mentoring and eventually connect them to a suitable mentoree.

9 - ADDITIONAL COMMENTS / CONCLUSIONS / RECOMMENDATIONS FOR OUR
MATERIAL/COURSE
N/A

10 - RELATED REFERENCES (BIBLIOGRAPHY AND/OR INTERNET LINKS)

http://womenontop.gr

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