DS-AGEING aims at increasing competences (attitudes, skills, knowledge)
of people with Down Syndrome over 30 years old, professionals and families
about how to improve the Well-Ageing (according to the Active Ageing Model)
through an innovative training program.
Unique and INNOVATIVE TRAINING based on
Adaptation and spread of the Active Ageing Model within the Down Syndrome collective, according to the increase of their life expectancy.
Direct involvement and training of people with Down Syndrome who have started the ageing process.
Combination of Active Ageing and Quality of Life Model for people with disabilities.
Involving professionals and families as "supports", not only as caregivers.
Training people with Down Syndrome in the use of ICT Tools with potential for Active Ageing.
DS-AGEING in numbers
To promote prevention and identification of physical and cognitive effects of ageing.
To transfer adapted methods and tools in doing physical activities and cognitive stimulation in order to prevent the effects of ageing and train in their use.
To foster in doing independent and inclusive activities and community participation.
To prepare people with Down syndrome in the absence of support received by parents and tutors throughout their lives, including the correct management of the legal and economic aspects derived from the ageing.
To identify, analyze and train in the use of ICT solutions that could support the whole process of "Well-Ageing".
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Who will benefit
Persons with Down Syndrome
Supporters of PDS, including families, caregivers, volunteers
Professionals working in the support of people with Down Syndrome
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