Vital Citizens

work on
individual vitality

Vital Citizens

are socially
Relevant

Vital Citizens

will train (future)
professionals
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What is Vital Citizens?

Vitality of citizens in Limburg deserves attention. Overweight and chronic conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and rheumatism are becoming more common. However, a healthy, active lifestyle is difficult for many people to achieve. On the other hand, the tilt in health care requires citizens to take more responsibility for their own health.

A healthy, active lifestyle ensures better individual health, lower healthcare costs and better independent functioning. Vital Citizens chooses a practical approach on two tracks.

  • Helping the citizens to adopt a vital lifestyle.
  • Training professionals to support the citizen in this lifestyle.

Helping citizens to make personal lifestyle choices that promote individual vitality

Objectives Vital Citizens project

  • Properly highlighting tasty, healthy and nutritious food.
  • The development of appealing exercise programs and the enrichment of existing programs, applicable within personalized lifestyle interventions.
  • Improving the lifestyle within citizens their own living environment, for those who want to become more vital or stay vital.
  • Create and support products, services and tools that promote a healthy, active lifestyle for implementation and valorization towards the citizen and the (future) professional.
  • Developing and implementing new bachelor and post-HBO education programs and enriching current education with the findings and results from the Vital Citizens project.

Vital Citizens in a nutshell

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