Intergenerational Festive Day- Athens Concert Hall Garden
The “Hellenic Society for the Study & Research of Aging” (www.eemeg.gr) and “ANTAMA Social Cooperative Enterprise” (www.antama.gr), under the auspices of the “European Gereatric Medicine Society” (www.eugms.org), invite you to the “Intergenerational Festive Day” that will take place, Sunday 10th October 2021 (from 10.00 to 18.00), in Athens Concert Hall Garden.
The Intergenerational festive Day precedes and introduces the 17th Congress of the European Geriatric Medicine Society- “Growing old in better health- Building synergies across Europe” that will be held on October 11-13 in Megaron Athens International Conference Center- MAICC and will broadcast the latest and most significant instances of Healthcare, Science and Research with medical scientists from all over the world.The importance of the specialized medical treatment of older people has become even more prominent in recent years, with the appearance of COVID 19 pandemic but also with the demographic aging of the greek population. The Congress is an effort of awareness to the local medical community and political authorities regarding the pressing need to develop a geriatric approach under European criteria towards the health problems of older individuals in Greece.
The aim of the Intergenerational Festive day is to raise the awareness of all people regarding the importance of intergenerational contacts, interaction and solidarity and to showcase how all this together can help reduce age racism and form a society that is inclusive and equal to all!
Activities for all ages!
Open-air Intergenerational Photography exhibition, with artworks form people of all ages, will decorate the Concert Hall garden
Learn how to avoid falls and how to take care of your loved ones with some useful tips to prevent falls inside the house from the “Hellenic Society for the Study and Research of Aging” (eemeg.gr).
Activity “Travel in time”, by the Hellenic Childrens’ Museum, where objects from various periods of the 20th century, will be exposed to mixed teams of younger and older people, aiming to give the floor for exploration and open dialogue between themGames under the exhibit “Bubbles, where younger and older people will experiment with water and soap, under the supervision and guidance of the Hellenic Childrens’Museum (https://www.hcm.gr/)
Planting Seeds together, by “Organization Earth” (organizationearth.org)
Artistic workshops by «Butterfly» (https://osteocare.gr/)
Tai Chi meditation & training sessions
Update of the actions of “50+ HELLAS” (https://www.50plus.gr)
Table tennis, bridge and chess from the Athletic Federations of the General Secretariat of Sport of the European Program #BEACTIVE. Participation of Ambassadors of Olympic Greek athletes.The action is part of the European Sports Week #BEACTIVE, the European Commission’s program that promotes the important role of sport and physical activity against sedentary lifestyle and immobility, regardless of age, physical condition, mental or motion disability.
Information on the benefits of lifelong learning for older people by People Behind (https://www.peoplebehind.gr/people-behind-eng)
Information on the benefits of lifelong learning for older people by “People Behind” (www.peoplebehind.gr)