It has given me the opportunity to face my biggest challenge - totally sedentary existence – and begin looking to a more positive future, both physically and mentally. This has been a very beneficial program at a crucial point in my life. I am immensely grateful!
— Past Participant
Through programming based on the best evidence available and working with partners in the community to deliver such initiatives and build organizational capacity, the Active Aging Society has changed many lives across every corner of British Columbia.
Participants in our programs experience increased physical activity and mobility.
Through a partnership with Dr. Art Hister, and media engagement, over 3 million British Columbians have been exposed to important health messages.
2100+ individuals receive updates about Choose to Move through our newsletter.
Participants in our programs experience decreased loneliness and social exclusion.
Almost 2,000 British Columbians have been exposed to important health messages via our social media channels.
37 KNOWLEDGE & REFERRAL PARTNERS
37 organizations support ABC initiatives through client referral and/or knowledge sharing.
Through our programs and public engagement, we have been able to reach so many seniors with important health messages.
Over 11,200 older adults and their caregivers have attended physical activity, health and fall prevention presentations.