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11.07.2024

Tips for Mental Health for People 50+

As part of the THRIVE50+ project, which aims to support the mental and physical health of adult learners, we want to share some tips for maintaining good mental health:
1. Physical Activity – Regular exercise helps reduce stress and improves mood. Even a daily walk can work wonders!
2. Social Connections – Meetings with family and friends, phone conversations, or participating in local events help you feel connected and prevent loneliness.
3. Healthy Diet – A balanced diet affects not only the body but also the mind. Focus on fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and healthy fats.
4. Mental Activities – Read books, solve crosswords, learn new things. Intellectual activity helps keep your brain in good shape.
5. Rest and Relaxation – Practice relaxation techniques like meditation or deep breathing. Ensuring an adequate sleep is also crucial.
6. Professional Support – If you feel overwhelmed, don’t hesitate to seek help from a psychologist or therapist.
Remember, prioritizing your mental health is an investment in your overall well-being and quality of life. 

08.07.2024

Promoting the Importance of Well-being and Mental Health Among Adult Learners 50+

Well-being and mental health are crucial for individuals 50+ to enjoy life to the fullest and maintain vitality. The project ” Total Health Resources for Improving Vitality and Endurance 50+ ” aims to support the mental and physical health of adult learners.
How can we achieve this?
  • We organize workshops and meetings on stress management. 
  • We promote physical activity and healthy eating habits. 
  • We provide access to resources and advice in the field of mental health. 
Join us and take care of your mental and physical health!

14.06.2024

The Thrive50+ workshop is happening now!

We are pleased to announce that Thrive workshop dedicated to the exchange of good practices between partner institutions is underway. The topics of the workshop include:

  • Well-being: Focusing on enhancing overall happiness and life satisfaction for individuals aged 50+.
  • Stress Management: Providing strategies for effective stress management and stress reduction for individuals aged 50+.
  • Healthy Eating: Promoting healthy eating habits to improve the health and well-being of individuals aged 50+.

This workshop is part of the project aimed at:

  • Enhancing the skills and competencies of staff working in the adult education sector
  • Supporting local adult education centers
  • Developing innovative educational materials
  • Increasing participation of adults aged 50+ in the local community
  • Promoting the importance of well-being and mental health among adult learners aged 50+

The project will be implemented through:

  • International training and dissemination activities
  • Local workshops on diet and stress management for people aged 50+
  • Project coordination

Planned project outcomes:

  • 2 international trainings for adult education sector staff
  • 10 thematic workshops on healthy eating and stress management for people aged 50+
  • 30 local workshop sessions for at least 60 adults aged 50+
  • 60 participants in at least 3 in-person dissemination activities

Disclaimer: Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Neither the European Union nor EACEA can be held responsible for them.

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