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Database: IT07

Created On Thursday, 28 November 2013 11:11 By José Jesús Delgado


ID Code (e. g. HU1):
IT07
1 – MIND/MENTAL FITNESS/MENTAL WELLBEING/MEMORY/COGNITIVE TRAINING PROGRAM / SERVICE /
ACTIVITIY NAME (IN NATIONAL LANGUAGE):
Amici del Salotto
ENGLISH TRANSLATION: Living room for seniors
URL
http://www.comune.udine.it/opencms/opencms/release/ComuneUdine/cittavicina/sociale/servizisociali/terzaeta/salottoargento/?lang=it&style=8
LANGUAGE Italian
AUTHOR
Service of the Municipality of Udine

2 - CONTACT DATA AND TYPE OF ORGANIZATION
ORGANIZATION (NAME):
Amici del Salotto
ORGANIZATION (URL):
http://www.comune.udine.it/opencms/opencms/release/ComuneUdine/cittavicina/sociale/servizisociali/terzaeta/salottoargento/?lang=it&style=8
COUNTRY:
Italy
TYPE (SME, Company, Community Centre, Health Centre, Educational Centre, Foundation,
Municipality, governmental institution, etc):
Association for social promotion
ADDRESS:
Via MIcesio,31/Via Superiore,3 33100 Udine
TELEPHONE: 0432 512031
E-MAIL: N/A
  Private  
  In this case, please indicate the territorial
scope of the organization:
N/A

3 - TARGET POPULATION
Age range:
From: N/A to N/A years N/A
Older than: N/A years  
Gender: Unisex
SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
Independent seniors who are living in Udine or in the nearby Municipalities (Social and Welfare district 4.5)

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)
Strengthening positive relationships, Providing opportunities for learning and studying, Providing cognitive/memory training
Other: N/A
COST FOR PARTICIPATION, FEES (in Euros):N/A N/A N/A
(EXPECTED) DURATION OF THE Programme/Service/Activity: N/A
Begin (Month/Year, e. g. 02/2012):ongoing
End (Month/Year, e. g. 02/2012):N/A or Number of weeks:N/A
Number of units:Not defined
Hours per unit:N/A

5 - PROGRAM / SERVICE / ACTIVITY PURPOSES
They organize conferences, physical activity courses (swimming, gymnastic), language courses, handicraft laboratories (painting, mosaic, sewing), role plays, newspapers reading sessions, group dancing classes, bocce games. More in specific they organize the following activities:
- expressive activities and artistic laboratories ( painting, sculpture, mosaic, textile works, wood works, wooden works)
- physical activities (gym for seniors, swimming, aqua gym, yoga)
- conferences and meetings on current issues or of common interest
- table games (cards, draughts, chess, bingo, bridge, burraco)
- cultural courses (foreign languages, literature, poetry, law) visits to museums or art galleries
- dancing singing music courses
- newspapers reading sessions and video projections
- guided tours in places of historical and cultural interest
- meetings with students of different schools in the city to support intergenerational exchanges based on the exchange of mutual experiences

6 - RESOURCES
a.- Which materials were used?
All main materials are given by the Social services of the Municipality of Udine ; boards, media and ICT tools, rooms.
b.- Who conducted the program / service activity? (What role, what qualifications, etc.)
All courses trainers or guides or mentors are specialized in their subjects and work on voluntary basis.

7 - METHODOLOGY USED (presentations, pair work, group work, peers, mentors, blended
learning, e-learning, etc.)
Mainly group activities, group work and some presentations.

8 - PROGRAM / SERVICE / ACTIVITY SUMMARY DESCRIPTION
What is and what it offers:
Entertainment activities aimed at older people, through their involvement, to prevent situations of marginalization and loneliness.
Who is it for:
Self-sufficient elderly people living in the Municipality of Udine in the municipalities of the Social and Welfare district 4.5
What we offer:Entertainment activities such as conferences, courses of physical activity (swimming, gymnastics, etc.), language courses, courses of manual (painting, mosaic, etc.)., Conferences, board games, reading newspapers, etc...
Open daily entertainment venues.
The activities are agreed and confirmed with voluntary associations and representatives of older people themselves and also are made at local level in accordance with the boroughs and other urban realities.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:
All programs aim at socialization and well being of seniors also in order to prevent isolation and consequent non correct lifestyles.

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

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

N/A

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Last Updated On Friday, 29 November 2013 12:10 By José Jesús Delgado