Which of these fields of Active and Healthy Ageing are addressed by your initiative?
Social inclusion (intergenerational practice, work and volunteering), Age friendly buildings, environments, and communities.
If none of the above, answer here:
Please describe if and how your stakeholders (cooperation partners, funders, users, etc.) have been participating in defining the problem and developing the solution.
Two psychologists and psychotherapists will choose select the participants and they will inform them of the project during individual or collective meetings. They will conduct group meetings every two weeks to stimulate and active cognitive memory in particular autobiographical memory in the elderly. Meetings will last 90 minutes. Sensory stimulation with the use of objects to facilitate memory (music, smells, photos). Processing affectivity linked to memories. Collection of memory and poems in a final written book, to share the experience gained and the results produced with the citizens and families.
The researcher in Nursing Sciences and the Departement of PublicHealth Sciences provide to develop the design of study, the methodology and the the evaluation. Approach to qualitative inquiry it will be used in research process.
The Prati-care Onlus association contributes to improve the network and promotes the inclusion of vulnerable elderly people.
Has your solution been tested in trials, experimentations, or pilot projects? If yes, please describe the process and outcome.
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What barriers might hinder the success of your initiative? How do you plan to overcome them?
Occurrence of resistance phenomena and liabilities; difficulty in understanding the potential of the intervention; difficulty to transfer and maintain over time acquisitions; presence of other projects in conjunction.
How to overcome them?:
Conduct a preliminary assessment to promote knowledge of the subjects. D analyze potential limits of those involved at the beginning of the project and set up an GANT diagram for overseeing the times; promote actions to maintain and support over time, monitor the presence of other projects and prepare a job that provides an integration, involve the family and the couple.