Physical activity (including strength training, balance & flexibility, and aerobic activity) can help Older Adults age in place.
FRUIT + VEG
Increased fruit and vegetable consumption can help prevent or manage chronic diseases in Older Adults.
WHAT IS LIFT?
8 weeks - twice a week
In-class strength training
Track aerobic activity
Track fruit and vegetable intake
Build a healthy community
Helps Older Adults meet the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY GUIDELINES FOR AMERICANS
150 minutes of moderate or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity a week
Full body strength training, twice a week
Balance & flexibility along with warm-ups & cool-downs
Why do LIFT?
Can improve your social and physical health
When your body is stronger, it can help you age in place
LIFT Exercises can help make daily activities easier, like driving your car or keeping up with grandkids!
Click above to see how each LIFT exercise can help with daily functioning
Scroll on the document below to learn about LIFT's impact, from its original pilot test to present day, and beyond!
"I just had to share that 6 of the participants from my first LIFT© class are still meeting on their own. I am so proud of them."
"The ladies in my LIFT© class are already asking about continuing the program after this 8 weeks!"