Participants must be:

  • Age 60+
  • Able to participate in a  physical activity program as determined by the Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q)
  • It is recommended that Program Managers ask participants to self-screen to determine if it's safe for them to participate in a low-impact physical activity program. The LIFE Program recommends the PARQ form found at (http://www.cmich.edu/fas/ras/urec/Memberships/Documents/Par_Q.pdf)
  • Willing to complete an eight week on-site physical activity program followed by a 16 week newsletter intervention
  • Willing to complete questionnaires (optional)

Trainers must be:

  • Age 16-25
  • Willing to complete a LIFE Program training including a 3 hour workshop
  • Available for eight consecutive weeks, four hours weekly during the on-site program
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Willing to complete questionnaires (optional)