International Council on Active Aging (ICAA)
Information and Support - Active Living Resources for Older Adults
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Provides resources about how older adults can plan or keep a more active lifestyle
Online resources include:
* Information guides on starting a fitness routine
* Health and lifestyle tips
* Wellness articles
* Walking articles about walking for health and choosing footwear
* Information guides on choosing a personal fitness trainer, facility, age-friendly facility
- Older adults
- Older adults with disabilities
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LH-2700.6450Physical Activity and Fitness Education/Promotion Definition
Programs that promote the benefits of an active lifestyle and encourage people of all ages to participate in regular physical activity as a means of improving health, preventing disease and enhancing the overall quality of their lives. The programs may be tailored for specific populations such as children, adolescents, older adults, employees or people with disabilities; and generally explain why physical activity is important, offer suggestions regarding easy ways to integrate physical activity into a daily routine (such as taking the stairs, going for a walk or parking further away than one usually does), describe specific benefits that can be experienced (such as building strong bones, strengthening muscles, maintaining flexibility, achieving and maintaining ideal weight, maintaining cardiovascular health, meeting new friends and improving physical self-esteem), and provide guidelines for the type and level of activity that is required to develop and maintain fitness or achieve other health-related goals.
TJ-1800.3300Internet Information Resources Definition
Information that is available to people with personal computers equipped with Internet connections and the appropriate software.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.