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 Oasis Institute is a nationwide nonprofit adult learning organization. It involves senior centers and health/service organizations in the three selected site cities (Saint Louis, Missouri; San Antonio, Texas; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania). 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.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $972,460.00

Awarded on: 1/13/2003

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

Grant Number: 47816

Grantee

Oasis Institute

7710 Carondelet Avenue, Suite 125
Saint Louis, MO, 63105-3319

314-862-2933

Marcia Kerz
Project Director

314-862-2933
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