CATCHing Healthy Habits among children and adults (50+)

September 24th, 2013

Guest: Peter Holtgrave
Topic: The Oasis Institute
Duration: 45 minutes

Peter Holtgrave is the National Health Manager at the OASIS Institute, a national nonprofit active in 43 cities in 25 states dedicated to promoting successful aging through lifelong learning, healthy living and social engagement. In this role, Peter also serves as the National Coordinator of the CATCH Healthy Habits program, an intergenerational, volunteer-based version of CATCH Kids Club, which unites adults, age 50-plus, as trained program facilitators, with children in grades K to 5 in after-school and summer camp settings. Peter will discuss the evolution of CATCH Healthy Habits, which is currently active in 19 cities in 15 states, including the program’s adaptation, volunteer and partnership engagement strategies, and results improving the health and lives of both children and older adults.