Impact

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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.

 

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PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Participants in our programs experience increased physical activity and mobility.

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>3 MILLION

VIEWERS

Through a partnership with Dr. Art Hister, and media engagement, over 3 million British Columbians have been exposed to important health messages.

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2100+

NEWSLETTER

SUBSCRIBERS 

2100+ individuals receive updates about Choose to Move through our newsletter.

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LONELINESS

 

Participants in our programs experience decreased loneliness and social exclusion.

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1750+

SOCIAL MEDIA

FOLLOWERS

Almost 2,000 British Columbians have been exposed to important health messages via our social media channels.

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37 KNOWLEDGE & REFERRAL PARTNERS

37 organizations support ABC initiatives through client referral and/or knowledge sharing.

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36,532

SENIORS

Through our programs and public engagement, we have been able to reach so many seniors with important health messages.

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>11,200 

REACHED

Over 11,200 older adults and their caregivers have attended physical activity, health and fall prevention presentations.

110

Community

Sites

1862

Health Leaders

Trained

5

Health
Authorities

COMMUNITY PARTNER CAPACITY

We collaborated with host of community partners and worked with them to build capacity to support older adults across British Columbia.