Mission, vision and objectives

Mission

The EUNAAPA mission is to improve the health, wellbeing and independence of older people throughout Europe by the promotion of evidence based physical activity.

Vision

The vision of EUNAAPA is optimal health and quality of life for older people in Europe through physical activity and it aims to use evidence based strategies to improve health and quality of life among older people in Europe through physical activity.

Objectives

1   Identify, disseminate and promote evidence based practice in physical activity for all older people in Europe;
2   Select or develop evidence based guidelines for practice in the area of ageing and physical activity;
3  Provide information, and expert advice to policy makers, providers and professionals in the fields of ageing, physical activity, and health;
4   Influence the development of educational curricula and standards of competence for professionals involved in the provision of physical activity for older people;
5   Develop synergies among researchers, providers and professionals in the fields of ageing, physical activity and health;
6   Support policymakers in intersectoral approaches to the promotion of physical activity among all older people;
7   Cooperate with other organizations relevant to the promotion of physical activity among all older people;
8   Involve older people in the development and implementation of network activities.