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RIGHT AGE - MATURE GENERATION FAIR
RIGHT AGE, the fair for the mature generation and entire families, will be held from 16 - 18 May 2019 at the Zagreb Fair.

The fifth edition of this unique project discusses current and interesting topics concerning life in that age.

The organizer of the RIGHT AGE is the Zagreb Fair and the co-organizers of the professional and accompanying programme are the City of Zagreb - City Office for Social Protection and People with Disability and the Foundation Zajednički put (Mutual path).

83 exhibitors and co-exhibitors will present their products and services at the fair.

HEALTHY and ACTIVE AGING

The Right Age fair is organized with the aim of raising the social awareness on the importance of promoting healthy and active aging.

For three days, the Zagreb Fair will be a venue offering entertainment, education, recreation, medical examinations and advice, but also discussions on topics and issues faced by the elderly.

Spas, health resorts, health institutions, senior homes, companies offering equipment, aids, dietary supplements, associations and other exhibitors will present their offer.

When turning fifty and sixty people usually get enough spare time to travel and engage in activities they had previously neglected because of parental, business and other obligations. For this reason, travel agencies will participate in the Right Age fair with interesting travel programmes. Various creative workshops may encourage visitors to find a new hobby.

Traditionally, the beginning of the fair will be marked by Nordic walking from the Bundek Lake to the Zagreb Fair.

ATTRACTIONS FOR VISITORS AT EXHIBITION SPACES

In cooperation with exhibitors, free small medical check-ups will be organized. This activity includes a number of exhibitors, so that visitors will be able to get check-ups and advice by visiting their exhibition spaces.

Blood pressure will be measured and oximetry and spirometry conducted at the stand of the Red Cross. Ortopedix will perform computer footprint analysis. Kastelan Residence staff will measure blood sugar and control blood pressure. In addition to blood pressure and blood glucose measurements the students of the Zagreb Health School will give advice on disinfection.

Health Center Zagreb Center as a referral point for healthy and active aging will offer free medical examinations (body weight and height, body mass index, blood sugar, peripheral blood oxygen saturation, spirometry, waist-to-hip ratio, hearing and vision examination, skin examination, EKG, measurement of body composition, nutritionist advice) and a final consultation with a physician. Students of the School of Dental Medicine in Zagreb will examine oral cavity. The Croatian Association of Prostate Cancer Patients will provide advice on prostate cancer prevention and treatment. 

Exhibitors have also prepared different privileges for visitors: CROATIAN APITHERAPY SOCIETY - free consultation on bee products and apitherapy, tasting of honey and other bee products, ORTOPEDIX offers 2+1 free orthopedic insoles and MILSING rewards every purchase of Natural Wealth product with double stamps of fidelity on the Natural Wealth Card 4+. IPSOS will present a simulation of a live interview for jobseekers. NAJ TURA and partners will organize tastings related to the culinary project "Enjoying tradition", while STEPINČEV DOM will have a tasting of confectionaries. Students of the Zagreb Health School will provide hand paraffin care and massage, manicure, lymphatic drainage and demonstrate kinesiological exercises for osteoporosis.

The project "Mobile geronto-dental specialist team" will be presented at the Right Age fair. It is intended for all immobile and users with mobility difficulties at Senior Homes of the City of Zagreb, and its purpose is to improve the quality of oral health in this relatively neglected population.

Some exhibitors will organize prize games at their stands: a weekend programme for two at the Sevnica Castle in Slovenia, riding in transparent kayaks on the Gacka river for 2 and bed and breakfast for 2 at the restaurant Vrilo Gacke organized by Weekend outside Zagreb as well as prize games at stands of the Croatian Apitherapy Society and Naj Tura and partners.

RICH ACCOMPANYING PROGRAMME

The professional and accompanying programme consists of a number of workshops, lectures, presentations and other interesting contents.

After the official opening ceremony, a choir of physicians from the Health Center Zagreb Center - "Cantus et Sanitas" and "The Greenhill Boys" band formed at the University Hospital for Infectious Diseases Dr. Fran Mihaljević will hold a joint concert on Thursday, 16 May at 12.30h.

All the benefits (and possible disadvantages) of employment in retirement will be discussed at the panel discussion called "Why is it good to find employment when retired?”. The panel discussion on the topic "The age is (not) important - we are just getting started!" will also take place.

At the Creative skills square, various workshops will be held on a daily basis, such as tomago painting technique, clay workshops, making of fabric flower arrangements, origami workshops, making of jewelry from recycled paper and ceramics, making of decorative pillows etc.

We also highlight the fashion show Three generations - three graces.

Quiz show fans will be pleased to hear that a quiz show will be organized at the open stage on Saturday from 12.00h - 14.00h. A break with a book or a magazine will be offered in the Reading room, where you can also take part in the book exchange.

OFFICIAL OPENING

The official opening will take place on Thursday, 16 May at 12.30h at the main stage in the pavilion 7. Mr. Milan Bandić, Mayor of the City of Zagreb will inaugurate the fair.

VENUE: Pavilions 7 and 7a of the Zagreb Fair

WORKING HOURS: 10.00h - 18.00h

Admission for all visitors is FREE.

PRIVILEGES FOR VISITORS

Croatian Railways will give visitors from Croatia and Slovenia 40% discount to the return ticket price and 50% discount to pensioners and people over 60 based on the smart card.

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