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Meeting with relatives is possible in the City of Jyväskylä housing services for the elderly and the mentally handicapped, taking into account the protection measures

25.05.2020
The meetings are carried out under strict guidelines, and taking into account various safety measures to ensure the safety of the residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The experiment started at the Jyväskylä housing units for the elderly and the mentally handicapped on organising meetings with family members outdo

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Hana suljetaan kertakäyttöpaperilla käsien pesun jälkeen

Silver Screenings

The Silver Screenings film events are a series of day-time screenings that are open to the public. The films have been chosen with more mature audiences in mind, and the programme features carefully selected new releases as well as golden oldies.

Film events are organized in Minnansali, Main Library.

The Silver Screenings film events 2020 autumn

Cancelled due the coronavirus!

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Elokuvanäytöksen väkeä

Silver Dances

At the Silver Dance class, dancer Teija Häyrynen is on hand to help participants explore different ways of dancing and moving using a range of fun and accessible exercises. This warm-up is followed by a traditional afternoon tea dance, and the Silver Dancers will be able to participate remotely in the Tea Dance event taking place at Helsinki’s Finlandia Hall.  The Helsinki Tea Dance events are organised by the Finnish National Opera and Ballet.

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Art Pharmacy

Art Pharmacy 

Art Pharmacy offers a variety of cultural events that have been especially tailored for more mature audiences. The Art Pharmacy shows and performances take place in City of Jyväskylä care homes and cover everything from music, theatre and literature to circus, dance and even standup. The events that take place in local wellbeing and day centres and are offered free of charge. Importantly, all the venues are fully accessible. 

All the performances at the day centers are cancelled due the coranavirus until the end of 2020

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Henna Takalan maalaus

The City of Jyväskylä will call all its over 70 residents to make sure they are coping during the corona quarantine

26.03.2020
The City of Jyväskylä will start calling all its over 70 residents who are not using any of the services of the City. The purpose is to make sure that the elderly are coping during the corona quarantine.

The task is huge since there are nearly 18,000 over-70-year-olds in Jyväskylä and only a good 2,000 of them are using the City’s services.

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koronavirus
coronavirus
elderly
70-year-olds
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Palveluohjaajat neuvovat ikäihmisten asioissa puhelimessa ja kotikäynneillä

Services for the aged

Living and services at home

An important aim of services for the aged is that the aged person could live in his or her own home actively and with operational capacity for as long as possible.

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Hannalan viihtyisässä pihassa nautitaan kesäisin.