elderstext1Livewell Lifeline Links to Great Information on Senior Fitness and Wellness

At Livewell we belief in always improving and working toward better health and fitness. Below you will find a Lifeline to great resources for information how you can do just that.

Like most people, you’ve probably heard that physical activity, including exercise, is good for you. If you’re already active, keep it up. It may even be time to push yourself a little harder, try a new activity, or find new ways to add exercise to your daily life. Don’t worry if you’ve never exercised, or if you stopped exercising for some reason. Talk to your doctor about getting on a plan to institute a daily fitness program.

 

Our Livewell Lifeline tip:  “Let’s get moving!”  

Administration on Aging
Washington, DC 20201
202-619-0724
www.aoa.gov 

American Academy of Family
Physicians
P.O. Box 11210
Shawnee Mission, KS 66207-1210
800-274-2237 (toll free)
www.familydoctor.org 

American Academy of
Orthopaedic Surgeons
6300 North River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018-4262
847-823-7186
www.aaos.org 
Seniors and Exercise
Exercise for Persons 60 Years
and Older
 
American College of Sports
Medicine
P.O. Box 1440
Indianapolis, IN 46206-1440
317-637-9200
www.acsm.org 

American Council on
Exercise
4851 Paramount Drive
San Diego, CA 92123
888-825-3636 (toll free)
www.acefitness.org 

American Physical Therapy
Association
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-1488
800-999-2782 (toll free)
www.apta.org 
For the Young at Heart:
Exercise Tips for Seniors
 
American Podiatric Medical
Association
9312 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814-1621
301-581-9200
www.apma.org 
2009 Walking Guide
Walking Tips for Seniors
 
Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333
800-232-4636 (toll free)
www.cdc.gov 
Growing Stronger: Strength
Training for Older Adults!
How to Avoid Portion Size
Pitfalls to Help Manage
Your Weight
 
Centers for Medicare &
Medicaid Services
7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21244-1850
800-MEDICARE (toll free)
www.medicare.gov 

Department of Agriculture
Food and Nutrition
Information Center
National Agricultural Library
10301 Baltimore Avenue
Room 105
Beltsville, MD 20705-2351
301-504-5414
www.nal.usda.gov/fnic 
www.ChooseMyPlate.gov 
Dietary Guidelines for
Americans
 
Department of
Transportation Federal
Highway Administration
Office of Safety
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20590
202-366-8029
 
http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/
ped_bike
 
Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety
 
Environmental Protection
Agency
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Mail Code 1107A
Room 2512 Ariel Rios North
Washington, DC 20460
202-564-2188
www.epa.gov/aging/index.htm 
Building Healthy Communities
for Active Aging
 
Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20580
877-382-4357 (toll free)
www.ftc.gov 
Avoiding the Muscle Hustle:
Tips for Buying Exercise
Equipment
 
Food and Drug Administration
Center for Food Safety and
Applied Nutrition
5100 Paint Branch Parkway
HFS-009
College Park, MD 20740-3835
888-723-3366 (toll free)
 
www.fda.gov/AboutFDA/
CentersOffices/OfficeofFoods/
CFSAN/
 
International Council
on Active Aging
3307 Trutch Street
Vancouver, BC V6L-2T3
Canada
866-335-9777 (toll free)
www.icaa.cc 

National Cancer Institute
6116 Executive Boulevard
Room 300
Bethesda, MD 20892-8322
1-800-4-CANCER (toll free)
www.cancer.gov 
Physical Activity and Cancer
Fact Sheet
 
National Center for
Complementary and
Alternative Medicine
P.O. Box 7923
Gaithersburg, MD 20898
888-644-6226 (toll free)
www.nccam.nih.gov 
Tai Chi for Health Purposes
 
National Commission for
Certifying Agencies
2025 M Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
202-367-1165
 
www.credentialingexcellence.
org/p/cm/ld/fi d=86
 
National Council on Aging
1901 L Street NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
202-479-1200
www.ncoa.org 

National Heart, Lung,
and Blood Institute
Health Information Center
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
301-592-8573
www.nhlbi.nih.gov 
Portion Distortion Quiz
Your Guide to Physical Activity
and Your Heart
 
National Institute of
Arthritis and Musculoskeletal
and Skin Diseases
1 AMS Circle
Bethesda, MD 20892-3675
877-226-4267 (toll free)
www.niams.nih.gov 
Exercise for Your Bone Health
Living with Arthritis

National Institute of
Diabetes and Digestive
and Kidney Diseases
National Diabetes
Information Clearinghouse
1 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3560
800-860-8747 (toll free)
www.diabetes.niddk.nih.gov 
What I Need to Know About
Physical Activity and Diabetes
Diabetes HealthSense: Resources
for Living Well
 
National Library of Medicine
MedlinePlus
8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20894
www.medlineplus.gov 
Search “Health Topics” for
exercise and fitness information.
 
Office of Dietary
Supplements
National Institutes of Health
6100 Executive Boulevard
Room 3B01, MSC 7517
Bethesda, MD 20892-7517
301-435-2920
www.ods.od.nih.gov 
Dietary Supplement Fact
Sheets
 
Office of Disease Prevention
and Health Promotion
1101 Wootton Parkway
Suite LL100
Rockville, MD 20852
240-453-8280
www.odphp.osophs.dhhs.gov 
Physical Activity Guidelines for
Americans
Be Active Your Way: A Guide
for Adults
 
President’s Council on
Physical Fitness and Sports
Department W
Tower Building, Suite 560
1101 Wootton Parkway
Rockville, MD 20852
240-276-9567
www.fi tness.gov
 
Weight-Control
Information Network
1 WIN Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3665
877-946-4627 (toll free)
www.win.niddk.nih.gov 
Active At Any Size
Young at Heart: Tips for Older
Adults
Fit and Fabulous as You Mature
Walking…A Step in the Right
Direction
 
YMCA
101 North Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
800-872-9622 (toll free)
www.ymca.net 

YWCA USA
2025 M Street NW, Suite 550
Washington, DC 20036
202-467-0801
www.ywca.org 

 

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