LIFT is an
Program that can help Older Adults:
Improve Functional Fitness
Improve Emotional Health
Bring LIFT to your community!
It's as easy as 1-2-3-4!
Few older adults meet the 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
Physical activity combined with consumption of fruits and vegetables helps older adults age in place!
8 weeks - twice a week
In class strength training
Tracking aerobic activity
Boost fruit & vegetables
Build a healthy community
Scroll on the document below to learn about LIFT's impact, from its original pilot test to present day, and beyond!
LIFT can help!
Become a LIFT Instructor!
Support health and independence among aging adults in your community!
Prepare for your success with LIFT through active recruitment of participants, creating community partnerships and being ready with equipment!
Establish a time for individual orientation to the LIFT program. This will allow you to perform functional fitness assessments and gather paperwork.
LIFT is an eight-week program, meeting twice a week for a total of sixteen unique classes. The LIFT Program Manual clearly outlines the content of each class!
As LIFT is an evidence-based program, we need you to keep the evidence coming! Through 6 month follow-ups we help hold participants accountable but also receive valuable data on what happens after LIFT.