The Center for Healthy Aging helps community-based organizations serving older adults to develop and implement evidence-based programs related to health promotion, disease prevention, and chronic disease self-management.
The Center also helps older adult service providers to implement healthy aging programs. Resources provided include
The American National Institute on Aging has produced a guide for people taking their first steps towards an active lifestyle. This guide will show you how to include exercise and proper nutrition to stay healthy as you age. The guide also offers useful tips on establishing and maintaining a regular exercise program.
pdf file, 87 pages Published: 2004 GeoOrigin: Manitoba
This manual is a detailed "how to" guide to planning a Girl's Day to promote physical activity and healthy lifestyles. Girl's Day is a fun and educational community-based event targeting young women between 10 and 18 years.
Growing Stronger is based on exercises that strengthen muscles, maintain the integrity of bones, and improve balance, coordination, and mobility. This online program from Tufts University and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is for seniors who want a step-by-step strength training program. The program includes