Aimed at promoting and mainstreaming of gerontology education in secondary and tertiary institutions, including support for curriculum and faculty development in ageing.
Training those who have direct input in policy formulation, planning, evaluation and implementation processes, and those who directly work in the field of ageing and/or with older persons. These include personnel in academia, government, NGOs, private sector, media and care givers.
Facilitating rigorous Workshops, Conferences and Seminars on all aspects of aging in order to increase the level of available knowledge and skills on Population Aging and care of older persons respectively.
Promoting and supporting indigenous research through the provision of research grants and promotion of inter-disciplinary research clusters.
Creating research training opportunities for students in ageing
Propagating issues of ageing and older persons.
Facilitating participatory platforms and mechanisms to influence policy and legislation to support income security and healthcare across age bands, pensions, transportation and other enabling services to older persons.
Enhancing effective inter-disciplinary and inter-sectoral collaborations among governments, public-private sectors, community organizations, educational institutions, and senior citizens, towards achieving and inclusive society and competent responses to the challenges and opportunities in population ageing.
Developing intergenerational community resource centers around the traditional arts and crafts in the 6 geo-political zones.
Inter-generational skills acquisition, pre-retirement counseling, community trade shows, life writing programs for seniors and more
Sponsoring model community programs that promote healthy ageing, income security and age friendly services, where older persons can continue to engage their expertise and where the youth can bring energy, vision, innovation, creativity and technology to product design and marketing.
Enabling fun, empowering and creative communities where both older persons and youth can depend on each other to live, learn, enhance skills and earn income to improve their quality of life and standard of living.
Training Programs include: