Life Goes On (Жизнь продолжается!)

Countries: 
Russian Federation
Implemented by: 
Department of Psychology, Yaroslavl State University
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
I-5 (Intergenerational solidarity)
II-5 (Mental health needs of older persons)
Description: 

The Department of Psychology, Yaroslavl State University, promotes psychological wellbeing of older persons. As 25% of the population in the Yaroslavl region are estimated to be those over 60, the project aims to help older persons to maintain their psychological well-being and personal development well into the old age. The main activities include psychological training, development of manuals for psychiatric professionals, organization of volunteer work for students, outreach through the media, and exchange of experience with foreign partners.