Resources for living well
American on the Move is an evidence-based nonprofit dedicated to helping you take small steps and make small lifestyle changes for a healthier way of life. This website will help you improve your health and quality of life through healthful eating and active living. Includes an online community, articles on making healthy choices, and more. En español
America on the Move (AOM)
This in-person exercise program for older adults helps to increase your strength, boost your activity levels, and elevate your mood through dynamic exercises at a pace that's right for you.
This guide shows you many types of exercise and physical activity. It also has lots of tips to help you be active in ways that suit your lifestyle, interests, health, and budget, whether you’re just starting out, getting back to exercising after a break, or fit enough to run a 3-mile race. It’s for everyone—people who are healthy and those who live with an ongoing health problem or disability. En español
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
These guidelines will take you through five steps for getting started with a fitness program, including assessing your fitness level, desigining a program that's right for you, assembling your equipment, taking action, and monitoring your progress.
Go4Life is a campaign from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) designed to help you fit exercise and physical activity into your daily life.
Go4Life-National Institute on Aging (NIA)
This guide shows you how to incorporate regular physical activity into your daily life, with encouraging tips and suggested goals for getting started.
This tip sheet provides helpful ways to lower the risk of high blood pressure through physical activity.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Insitute (NHLBI)
This article emphasizes the importance of incorporating physical activity in your everyday life to reduce your risk of chronic diseases.
President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
This curriculum provides communities, diabetes educators, and other program leaders steps to help lead African Americans in making healthy lifestyle changes for themselves and for their families.
National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)
This comprehensive kit includes reproducible patient education handouts on 29 topics related to cardiometabolic risk reduction, prediabetes, diabetes, and CVD. En español
American Diabetes Association (ADA)