Unspecified locations across the United Kingdom, please contact the organization for more information.
Dates or duration of program:
One day course; please contact the organization for more information.
The Senior Peer Activity Motivator Programme uses physical activity as a means for motivating older adults to take up and maintain regular physical activity. The program involves older people themselves promoting healthy lifestyles and exercise to their peers by helping them overcome common barriers to physical activity.
Who should participate?
Health professionals who work with volunteers to promote physical activity with older people or their older adult clients who would like to assist people of their age to become active.
Link to Web site:
For more information on how to become a Senior Peer Mentor in the "Someone Like Me" Programme, visit the following web link: http://www.bhfactive.org.uk/older-adults/training.html