Progress to Date

  • Nine agencies in the Chicago Metro area have been recruited to participate in the study and are in varying stages of the intervention. More agencies are being actively recruited to participate.
  • One agency has finished the 12-month follow-up.
  • In total, seventy-one participants have been randomly assigned to the Strength and Balance group (n=26), Walking group (n=17), and Control group (n=28).
  • Test-retest reliability will be calculated for the survey instruments in order to establish reliability.