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The Fit for Life Foundation awards 3 innovative and impactful social enterprises in the field of healthy aging
The Fit for Life Foundation has recognised three innovative and impactful organisations in the field of healthy aging, selected among over 600 applicants from around the world.
Grants are disbursed over 3 years to facilitate tracking and monitoring of the project’s performance and impact. This multi-year support enables Laureates to steadily scale up their programs, while building public awareness of the importance of healthy aging for communities.
These are the three winners:
• Good Boost specialises in combining clinical knowledge with technology to create affordable and easy-to-use water-based exercise programs. These exercises promote musculoskeletal (MSK) health amongst people over the age of 40 or living with disabilities, by helping them treat, manage, and prevent diseases such as arthritis and back pain.
• Pulsesync aspires to transform aged care by combining IT and healthcare services. Founded in 2007, PulseSync is headquartered in Singapore, with a wholly owned subsidiary in Malaysia. The enterprise provides aged care providers such as nursing homes, day rehabilitation centres, senior care centres, home care providers and hospices with a technology that enables them to better focus on what they do best, person-centered care.
• Siel Bleu, founded in 1997, offers Adapted Physical Activity (APA) courses to frail and vulnerable people across France, Belgium, Ireland and Spain. By creating a fun and social environment, the classes encourage the adoption of a more active lifestyle, improving participants’ physical and mental wellbeing.
The Fit for Life Awards 2022 application deadlines and process will be announced early in November 2021. Learn more here.
About the Foundation
The Fit for Life Foundation supports healthy aging and independent mobility of older people in aging societies worldwide through grants to innovative projects and by building global awareness of the value of physical activity.
The Fit for Life Foundation was established in 2020 as a public interest, not-for-profit foundation based in Liechtenstein. It promotes the vision of its founder Jack Lowe, a Swiss entrepreneur and all-round athlete who has experienced first-hand the positive impact of sport on his ability to remain healthy, active and engaged in old age.