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Active Living Coalition for Older Adults

ALCOA, with their partner organizations, encourages older Canadians to maintain and enhance their well-being and independence through daily physical activity. The Research Update section provides a number of different topics and their relationship with physical activity such as cancer, mental health and social barriers. Each topic is accompanied by “Active Living Tips”


ParticipACTION’s website features; Facts & stats and articles about the physical inactivity crisis in Canada, Tips to get and stay active including success stories, Community resources featuring a directory of associations across Canada and links to additional organizations, programs and resources and Professional resources with a directory of associations and resource library

Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit

HKPR’s website has some very useful information for promoting Physical Activity in children, youth, adults and older adults. This booklet has fun winter activities to do in your home, quizzes, worksheets and fun games.

Alberta Centre for Active Living

The Alberta Centre for Active Living has information about Home Assisted Exercise Programming for Older adults to practice in the home. Training/workshop information, supporting research documents and additional resources are available.

Active Edmonton

The ActivEdmonton’s website has information about physical activity; home, school and workplace resources are provided. Indoor activities, games and new ideas to get active are all found on the website.