COURSE FOR MEMORY TRAINERS IN PRAGUE

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EURAG European Federation of the Elderly

Fédération Européenne des Personnes Agées

Federazione Europea delle Persone Anziane

Bund der älteren Generation Europas

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EURAG MEMORY TRAINING CENTER and

Czech Society for Memory Training and Brain Jogging

jointly organize under EURAG PROJECT:

EMPOWERING SENIORS FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING

Working language: English

COURSE FOR MEMORY TRAINERS – GROUND LEVEL

The seminar will be held from Wednesday May 6th, 2015 till Monday May 11th, 2015 at the ORCO building,Bubenska 1, 170 00 Prague 7, 4th floor (metro line C, Vltavska station) under the guidance of:

PhDr.Hana Štěpánková: Introduction into the Psychology of Memory, Ing. Dana Steinova: Strategy and motivation, mnemonics – perfect compensation of imperfection of human brain, training of different cognitive skills such as language, concentration, encoding and decoding of information,how to built reserve brain capacity ,Jitka Jancova ,PhDr.,Ph.D.: Jogging for the brain – how to increase brainpower with physical excercise, psychomotorics. Professor Pavel Kalvach, M. D.: Brain and its functions

It is assumed that the proceedings will take place from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm and from 2.00 to 5.00 pm every day ,except Wednesday May 6th when the course starts at 2 pm and goes till 6.00 pm and the last day Monday May 11th when the exams start at 9 am and go till 1 pm.

This training course is intended for seniors representing senior organisations which are in need of a memory training instructor or professionals who intend to expand their professional skills. The course participants will obtain the memory trainer´s certificate if they pass the final written and oral exam .The new memory trainers are expected to use their new skills in order to help to re-discover the potencial and increase self-confidence, self-esteem and the quality of life of their peers, not only from their own organisation, but also offer memory training classes for public over 50.Training is intended for healthy senior population and can be modified as a form of cognitive rehabilitation for other target groups including people suffering from dementia.

The seminar registration fee 10.000 CZK /approx.400 EUR/,payable on the spot, includes lunches and refreshments during breaks and teaching material for memory trainers and CD with demonstration of physical exercise.

The accommodation will be booked at Kolej Volha, K Verneraku 950,148 00 Praha 4 for approx. 20 EUR per night in a single room. Representatives of EURAG member organisations are getting priority.

There is a requirement of minimum of 6 participants in the course in order to take place. Deadline for applications March 31st 2015. Please, notice, after March 31st we are not able to book any more university accommodation.

Send your applicationby e-mail to the seminar co-ordinator : dana_stein@volny.cz or by mail to her postal address: Ing. Dana Steinova, Leckova 1520, 149 00 Praha 4, Czech Republic,

mobil phone 00420 608 552 113, fax 00420 272931248, www.memorytraining.info

Application form Seminar for Memory Trainers in Prague from May 6-11,2015

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