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26/05/2008

Tool Information

Settings: Residence for Older People
MHP Steps: Implementation
Country of Origin: United States
Languages: English
URL: Click here for Tool Website

Evaluation: Yes
Available Formats: Online
Free: Yes
Restrictions on Use: No
Tool Focus: Individual
Tool Type: Programme

Tool Description

The Active Aging Toolkit has been developed as a collaborate effort of the Blueprint, professional organizations, and private industry as an evidence-based and an easy-to-instruct program for health care providers to educate their patients on increasing physical activity. Because physical activity is known to be essential in the prevention and management of chronic diseases, health care providers are the most important motivators for older adults to begin physical activity programs.

Tool Characteristics

Application in the Field: General use in one country
Tool mainly used in: United States
Stage of Development: Well established
Evaluation and Research: Studies/Technical Data available
Beneficiary Involvement in Design: No information found

Contact Details

Contact Name: Phil Page
Organisation Name: The Hygenic Corporation
Address: 1245 Home Avenue
Address Line 2: Akron,
Postal Code: Ohio 44310
Country: United States
Email: ppage@thera-band.com

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