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Healthy and Active for Life study

Healthy and Active for Life Online is a free community-based program for adults in NSW who are aged 60 and older that was developed by NSW Health. The program supports older adults to do more exercise and make healthier choices around food and drink.An older couple cooking

NSW Health is currently conducting a research study around this program across the state. As a part of this study, participants will be assigned to:

  • an online program where participants work through a series of modules and receive phone calls with a trained health professional OR
  • receive printed educational materials about healthy lifestyles for older adults.

Find out more

Social media

NSW public libraries are invited to promote this study on their social media platforms. Please use the posts and images below, to let the over 60s in your community know how they can be part of the study.

Post one

Would you like free support to stay fit and healthy as you get older? 
The Healthy and Active for Life study is offering free at-home programs for adults over 60 living in NSW to help you stay active and healthy..
Find out how you can get involved visit: www.health.nsw.gov.au/heal/Pages/online-research-study.aspx

Post two

Staying active and eating healthy are the best things you can do to help maintain an independent lifestyle.
If you are 60 years and over and live in NSW, the Healthy and Active for Life study  could help you make positive changes to your lifestyle. 
Find out more about this free at-home program here: www.health.nsw.gov.au/heal/Pages/online-research-study.aspx 

Post three

The Healthy and Active for Life study is trialing some new healthy lifestyle programs for adults over 60 years old in NSW and need some help to find out which works best. These programs offer information and support to help you maintain an active and independent lifestyle. 
The programs are free and can be completed in your own home. Find out more here: www.health.nsw.gov.au/heal/Pages/online-research-study.aspx

Post four

Are you looking for some help to stay active and healthy as you get older? 
If you’re over 60 in NSW, sign up for the Healthy and Active for Life study – a free community-based program that supports you to maintain a healthy lifestyle from your home. 
Find out more here: www.health.nsw.gov.au/heal/Pages/online-research-study.aspx

Images

Use the images in the zip file below in your social media posts.

Package iconfacebook_square_tiles_evaluation3.zip

Poster

Print and display the poster below.

PDF iconhalo_evaluation_poster.pdf