Keys to Embracing Aging is a research-based, peer-reviewed curriculum intended to increase 12 healthful behaviors correlated with overall wellness and longevity. Both comprehensive and interactive, this scripted initiative can be used to creatively motivate and empower participants to embrace healthful lifestyles, make healthful living a habit, and create more healthful homes and communities. The lessons address well-being from a life span perspective, emphasizing the importance of starting good habits early and reinforcing that a person is never too old to choose health. The curriculum has been successfully pilot tested in multiple states, in a variety of formats, and with various Extension audiences.
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Kostelic, A., Yelland, E., Smith, A., & Goss, K. (2020). Keys to Embracing Aging: Curriculum to Promote Healthful Living Across the Life Span. The Journal of Extension, 58(1), Article 3. https://doi.org/10.34068/joe.58.01.03