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Tools and Resources Available

  • Focus Group Report: Women 55-70+ and Physical Activity- In 2006 CAAWS conducted a series of cross-Canada workshops to hear from women 55-70+ and community stakeholders about their physical activity challenges and solutions. The results of the focus groups are contained in a comprehensive report that provides plenty of ideas on how to modify facilities, programs, communication materials and more. Click here to download. PDF | 65 Pages | 539 KB
  • The Voices of Women 55-70+ – a 4-page summary of cross-Canada focus group findings that assists stakeholders in their efforts to increase awareness of the importance of physical activity for women 55-70+ Click here to download.
  • Making the Case: Physical Activity and Women 55-70+ - a business case document that builds the rationale for stakeholders to seek funds/commitments from decision-makers to develop initiatives specifically targeted for women 55-70+. Click here to download. PDF | 48 Pages | 2.13 MB
  • CAAWS project on Physical Activity and Sport for Women 55-70 highlighted by the International Council on Active Aging Click here to download
  • Women 55-70+ in Sport & Physical Activity Images - a DVD of 230 physical activity photos of women 55-70+ to use on marketing materials, websites or other communications- cost $10 plus $3 shipping Click here to order
  • Women 55-70+ and Physical Activity Fact Sheets - a series of fact sheets with helpful hints and examples, based on what women told us, have been developed:
    • Building Your Case: Physical Activity and Women 55–70+ Click here to download
    • Organizing Focus Groups and Community Consultations Click here to download
    • Addressing the Built Environment to Encourage Physical Activity for Women 55–70+
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      to download
    • Building Capacity to Deliver Physical Activity Programs, Services and Environments for Women 55–70+
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      to download
    • Marketing and Communicating Physical Activity Initiatives to Women 55–70+ Click here to download
    • Involving Multi-sectoral Partners to Increase Physical Activity for Women 55–70+ Click here to download
    • Structuring Programs, Services and Environments to Address Barriers for Women 55–70+ to download
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    • Physical Activity Investments for Women 55–70+ Click here to download
    • Evaluating Physical Activity Initiatives for Women 55–70+ Click here to download
    • Developing Physical Activity Programs, Services and Environments for Women 55–70+: A Checklist Click here to download

 
Photos courtesy of CAAWS - Mariann Domonkos Photography
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