The project partners of the euregional project euPrevent PROFILE would like to invite you to the Kick-off Conference on Thursday 30 September 2021. PROFILE stands for Prevention of loneliness older people in the Euregio. During the online event, the project will be officially launched.
euPrevent PROFILE aims to stimulate cross-border cooperation with the general objectives to:
This project is a 2.5-year cooperation between 7 partners in the Euregio Meuse-Rhine. Most partners have been working together for several years on various projects within the euPrevent programme line Mental Health.
Below you will find the full programme for the euPrevent PROFILE kick-off. The kick-off will be moderated by Ms. Brigitte van der Zanden (euPrevent).
The speakers will present in their own language. Interpreters will also be present at this digital meeting for simultaneous translation into German, French and Dutch.
|10.00 – 10.10||euPrevent PROFILE: goals and design||Prof. dr. Frans Verhey
(professor in Old Age Psychiatry, Alzheimer Center Limburg, Maastricht University, The Netherlands)
|10.10 – 10.30||Loneliness has many colours… Different types of loneliness||Prof. dr. Anja Machielse (philosopher and social scientist, University of Humanistic Studies in Utrecht, the Netherlands)|
|10.30 – 10.50||Risk factors for the development of loneliness across the second half of life||Dr. Oliver Huxhold (Senior Researcher, German Centre of Gerontology, Germany)|
|10.50 – 10.55||Latest data on loneliness||Dr. KlaasJan Hajema (epidemiologist/researcher, Public Health Service South Limburg, The Netherlands)|
|10.55 – 11.15||‘A meal for her cat. About the life and lonely funeral of Mrs. E. from Buitenveldert’||Mr. Joris van Casteren (Author, The Netherlands)|
|11.15 – 11.25||(active) Break||UM-sport|
|11.25 – 11.45||Between dream and reality : promoting “social participation of older adults” to social policies. The case of Interreg program TAAFE (Towards Alpine Age-Friendly Environment)”||Prof. dr. Thibauld Moulaert (Lecturer in sociology, Grenoble Alpes University, Laboratory PACTE UMR 5194, France)|
|11.45 – 12.05||Community Restaurants Limburg||Ms. Linda Bleukx (Community worker Community building RIMO Limburg, Belgium)|
|12.05 – 12.20||Together instead of alone – promoting social participation in old age||Mr. Franz Müntefering (Chairman of BAGSO – German National Association of Senior Citizens’ Organisations, Germany)|
|12.20 – 12.30||Closing words and launch of euPrevent PROFILE||Ms. Brigitte van der Zanden (euPrevent) with contributions of Mr. Mark Vos (Interreg EMR)|
Registration for this event is closed.
30 September 2021 10.00-12.30