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 Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington leads a consortium of health systems, local government health organizations, and area aging 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 area sedentary adults. Populations targeted are from the Greater Washington, D.C., area; northeastern Virginia; and southwestern Maryland communities.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $972,460.00

Awarded on: 1/13/2003

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

Grant Number: 47821

Grantee

Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington Inc.

11820 Parklawn Drive, Suite 200
Rockville, MD, 20852-2529

310-881-8782

Sharlene P. Hirsch
Project Director

301-255-4232
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