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New Publication on EF Remote Delivery to Rural Cancer Patients
New Exercise is Medicine Older Adult Exercise Course
Five Practices for the Holidays Infographic
New Marketing Flyers Available in EF/EW Affiliate Portal
EF Remote Delivery to Rural Cancer Patients
Findings indicate that remote delivery of EnhanceFitness is feasible in older, rural cancer survivors and results in positive changes in physical function and physical activity. Read more at “Remotely delivered exercise to older rural cancer survivors: a randomized controlled pilot trial” by Gell, N.M., Dittus, K., Caefer, J. et al., in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship (November 2022).
Exercise is Medicine® (EIM) Online Course | Older Adult Exercise
This module from the Exercise is Medicine® (EIM) Online Course provides the essential framework for designing exercise programs for older adults and frail older adults to improve both health and function. It also includes a helpful review PDF of the information provided. Contributing authors: Paige Denison – Project Enhance at Sound Generations, Barbara Resnick, PhD, CRNP – University of Maryland School of Nursing, and Jeffrey Schlicht, PhD – Western Connecticut State University
Life is busy, stressful and unpredictable
Check out this great new infographic created by American College of Sports Medicine and Wellcoaches: Five Practices for Staying Calm, Focused and Productive during the Holidays
If you or your clients have diabetes, being active makes your body more sensitive to insulin (the hormone that allows cells in your body to use blood sugar for energy), which helps manage diabetes. Physical activity also helps control blood sugar levels and lowers risk of heart disease and nerve damage. Learn more at https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/managing/active.html
Farewell to Barry Redmond
Project Enhance Operations Team member Barry Redmond’s last day was November 16, 2022. We are thankful for all Barry has contributed and wish him well in his next work adventure!
Expanded program resources available to licensed EF and EW Affiliates and active EF instructors
“Really appreciate how easy the new portal is to use, thank you!” – EF/EW Program AdministratorNEW: program managers – Check out the newest EF and EW customizable marketing flyers in the affiliate portals!
Reminder: All manuals can now be printed directly from the EF and EW Affiliate portals.
In order to access the resource pages, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request your account.
Project Enhance® COVID-19 Best Practice Guidance
We recommend that all implementation be done in line with the policies of your organization and the current directives of public health agencies. Read the most recent update (May 2021) (PDF)