In the framework of the project ‘Circulatory System Disease Prevention and Healthy Lifestyle Promotion in the Area of the Słubice District’ in March/April various actions for 60+ people will be held.
It will be possible due to the fact that Słubice district submitted an application for additional funding to the Ministry of Health in order to carry out actions for 60+ people. “It worked! The Ministry took positive view on our application and gave us 340 000 PLN” explains Izabela Soboćko, project manager. In the framework of the granted funds various actions will be carried out for seniors, as well as informative campaign concerning healthy lifestyle, recreation packs and pro-health picnic which will end this event.
Prevention above all
The aim of activities for seniors is to try to change eating habits and spend more free time, which is directly connected with prevention of cardiovascular diseases. “Our seniors will learn and also have fun. During the five meetings addressed specially for this age group, interested seniors from the whole region will have an opportunity to use some very attractive activity forms” says I. Soboćko. “the campaign promoting healthy lifestyle amongst elderly people is also important. It will be held during the meetings” adds the project manager.
In the framework of new actions trips are planned for at least 50 people 60+ to the centre specialised in prevention of cardiovascular disease and healthy lifestyle promotion. “People 60+ will qualify for these trips after passing all stages of examinations in the project (basic and deepened examinations” explains I. Soboćko.