During the past six years, the research and development of mentalfitness for seniors at Century House has proceeded in five phases:Phase I - Lifelong Learning Project (Needs Assessment)Phase II - Mental Fitness Research ProjectPhase III - Mental Fitness Pilot ProjectPhase IV - Mental Fitness: The Continuing ExperiencePhase V - Mental Fitness: Highway to 2001During the 1998/1999 season, Century House made a formal commitment through designation of funds for the seminar series to be continued through to the World Congress on Aging in July of 2001. All those who had participated in an introductory course were invited to travel the "Highway to 2001" together. The continuing series will be designed to:(1) deepen and extend understanding and practice of the seven skill components of mental fitness;(2) build on individual needs and interests of participants;(3) take maximum advantage of opportunities to develop and promote mental fitness that arise in the centre and wider community.
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