Blueprint Steering Committee

The National Blueprint: Increasing Physical Activity Among Adults Age 50 and Older became a reality in large part due to the dedicated work of the Blueprint Steering committee which consisted of members from the following organizations:

American College of Sports Medicine
American Geriatrics Society
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The National Council on the Aging
The National Institute on Aging
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Blueprint Overview

An explanation about the National Blueprint, its background, and its goals.

Strategic Priorities for Increasing Physical Activity

Blueprint partner organizations have identified 18 high priority strategies for increasing physical activity among adults age 50 and older.

Blueprint Mini-Grants

The National Blueprint Office has awarded funding to 20 community programs and coalitions that help midlife and older adults live active lifestyles.

News and Developments

The latest News and Developments related to Active Aging.

Publications and Other Resources

A list of resources and materials related to Active Aging.

Content for the Blueprint Partners Website is provided by the Active Aging Partnership, a coalition of organizations including the American College of Sports Medicine; AARP, American Geriatrics Society, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Council on Aging.

The site is supported by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to the Department of Kinesiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, Principal Investigator).

Photos courtesy of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. All Rights Reserved.


Consensus Report

Beyond Screening

Five Easy Steps to Begin Endurance Exercise

Increasing Physical Activity Among Adults Age 50 and Older

The Journal On Active Aging – March April 2003, Vol. 2 No. 2

Three Ways to Test Your Fitness