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 YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago is a nonprofit service organization. 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 their sedentary adult members. Populations targeted will be five YMCAs in the Metropolitan Chicago area, including a facility in a high-rise housing project.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $972,460.00

Awarded on: 1/13/2003

Time frame: 1/15/2003 - 12/31/2007

Grant Number: 47815

Grantee

YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago

801 North Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL, 60610-3460

312-932-1200

Mary Ganzel
Project Director

312-932-1289
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