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.First Health of the Carolinas is a nonprofit health care network. Its consortium includes the Pinehurst Chamber of Commerce, Parks and Recreation Department, and some local employer groups. The purpose of this project is to test the effectiveness of implementing the Active Living Everyday group model program to increase the level of physical activity among sedentary adults in mid-North Carolina. Populations targeted will be First Health members and several sites in Moore County.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $972,460.00

Awarded on: 1/13/2003

Time frame: 1/15/2003 - 10/14/2007

Grant Number: 47814

Grantee

FirstHealth of the Carolinas Inc.

155 Memorial Drive
P.O. Box 3000
Pinehurst, NC, 28374-3000

910-215-1000
Website

Barbara Bennett
Project Director

910-715-1925

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