Active for Life: Increasing Physical Activity Levels in Adults Age 50 and Older

The Foundation's program, Active for Life: Increasing Physical Activity Levels in Adults Age 50 and Older, was designed to encourage adults 50+ to increase activity levels by replicating proven programs in real-world settings and identifying and testing communication strategies for the promotion of physical activity.The Church Health Center of Memphis will lead a consortium of both faith-based and community development organizations. The purpose of this project is to test the effectiveness of implementing the Active Choices telephone model program to increase the level of physical activity among sedentary adults in the Memphis area. Populations targeted will be Church Health members, faith congregations, and low-income neighborhoods.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $929,817.00

Awarded on: 1/15/2003

Time frame: 1/15/2003 - 12/15/2007

Grant Number: 47834

Grantee

Church Health Center of Memphis Inc.

1210 Peabody Avenue
Memphis, TN, 38104-4570

901-272-0003

Jenny Bartlett-Prescott
Project Director

901-259-4673
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