Promoting Physical Activity: Guidance from the Wellness Motivation Theory
By: Siobhan McMahon PhD MPH GNP-BC, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing,
University of Minnesota
Handout – Promoting Physical Activity
Strong evidence delineates the physical activities that will benefit older adults. Yet, most older adults have low levels of physical activity. In this webinar, we will discuss barriers and facilitators to physical activity among older adults, as well as promotion strategies designed to motivate increased physical activity. We will also describe the wellness motivation theory as a guide to investigating which strategies, within programs, are essential when promoting sustained physical activity in older adults.
Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research
By: Katie Roberg, BS, CTRS, Program and Education Manager, Alzheimer’s Association Minnesota-North Dakota
Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body Workbook
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For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.