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Committed To Becoming More Age-Friendly

Peñaflor  Chile
Print this page City population: 902019.9 % over 60Joined Network in 2018

Summary of programs and age friendly activities in our community:

Program for more self-sufficient older adults: this program is aimed at people aged 60 and over in order to maintain autonomy with motor stimulation workshops where it is sought to prevent falls, maintain motor skills, joint mobility among others, cognitive seeks to maintain memory, mental agility, visual acuity, communication, etc. In addition, there are self-care workshops guide for health professionals like nutritionist, nurse, midwife, dentists or psychologists.

Social participation program: this program involves adults over 60 years old, where psychosocial tools are provided to strengthen their identity, autonomy and sense of belonging. This program includes workshops in various areas including gardening, culinary, literary workshops, etc.

Home Care Program: this program is aimed at people with severe dependence and their caregivers. The program visit caregivers once in a week for two hours. In this visit, poeple recibe an attention by a health professional, like kinesiologists, podiatrists, occupational therapist or nutritionist.

House of the elderly: This is focused on seniors who wish to perform activities in social participation. The home also has a hairdresser, podiatry, and exercise classes such as yoga and Pilates.

Peñaflor´s Place: in this place different workshops are carried out such as music, folkloric dances, computers, etc. Where older adults can participate.

Program link: is aimed at older adults who do not have support networks, giving direct response to the needs they present such as social support, public services and social networks in the community.

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