On May 21st – 23rd 2016 Lifelong Swimming Project was presented at the European Moving Age Conference in Trieste organized by FIN Federal Centre in collaboration with the Region Friuli Venezia Giulia, ISCA (International Sport and Culture Association) and Lunga Vita Attiva.
The opening day was hosted by the Regional Government in the wonderful “Palazzo della Regione” with the welcome of Regional Minister of Health, the Mayor of Trieste and the President of ISCA.
Lifelong Swimming was presented as an Italian best practice in the promotion of healthy ageing at the presence of delegates of organizations involved in active and healthy aging from 15 European and 80 representatives of regional organizations.
Moving Age Program continued on Saturday and Sunday in the conference hall of the Bruno Bianchi facility hosted by the FIN Federal Centre in Trieste. The results achieved by Lifelong Simming H2Open Days Spain were presented by Carlos Tourino and Franco Del Campo introduced the Lifelong Swimming Senior program.
Moving Age delegates shared their knowledge, experiences and new research findings and activity programs for approaching senior target groups. Special attention was directed to the topic of brain training through physical activities and the issue of fundraising for active aging projects. The conference program finished with practical activities in the swimming pool to taste an aqua fitness and “slow swimming” experience.