Fit & Strong! is an evidence-based physical activity/behavior change intervention that has been successfully implemented in multiple community-based settings.
EnhanceFitness is low-cost, evidence-based group falls prevention and physical activity program developed specifically for older adults.
Healthy Steps in Motion (HSIM) is an evidence-based exercise program designed for people of all fitness levels. The program is a one-hour session twice a week for eight weeks; it starts with a warm-up, followed by strength & balance exercises and ends with a cool down-stretch.
Interested in learning about a program that can help reduce falls and build confidence in older people to undertake everyday activities safely? Watch this webinar, where we will share an overview of the prevention workshop Stepping On.
Interested in offering a proven physical activity program within your organization? Watch this webinar to learn about two widely implemented evidence-based physical activity programs, EnhanceFitness and Fit and Strong!
The chart provides descriptions of evidence-based disease prevention and health promotion programs for older adults, including costs, contact information, program goals, target audience, and training requirements.
This presentation makes the case for implementing evidence-based programs in senior centers.
This presentation makes the case for offering evidence-based programming at senior centers and outlines how senior centers can implement these types of programs, providing case examples of successful adoption.
This article issues recommendations the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American Heart Association (AHA) for Adults on the types and amounts of physical activity needed to improve and maintain health in older adults.