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What is LIFE?

The Living well through Intergenerational Fitness and Exercise (LIFE) Program is the first of its kind—a unique program led by younger adults that increases access for at-risk older rural populations to sustainable, low cost, physical activity programming. This website can be used to help develop a LIFE Program in your community. 

December 10, 2013

LIFE — Living (well through) Intergenerational Fitness and Exercise, is part of an Iowa State University research study that has since expanded to include a website with resources for older...

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Sarah L. Francis, PhD, MHS, RD





LIFE Program Perspectives

“[While participating in the LIFE program I enjoyed] having the opportunity to exercise with someone leading, I’m not good at doing things on my own at home"
  ~LIFE 1 Participant~

Supporting Grant Information

Sponsored by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture Rural Health and Safety Education Grant:  2010-2012: (Grant # 2010-46100-21841); 2012-2013: (Grant # 2012-46100-20145).

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