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CATCH Healthy Habits is sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation


CATCH Healthy Habits in Richmond

CATCH Healthy Habits in Richmond is hosted by Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging, in partnership with the Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Gerontology.

CATCH Healthy Habits combats the serious public health problem of obesity by engaging mature adults as mentors to teach healthy lifelong habits to kids in grades K - 5.

You can help!

Research shows that adults over 50 who volunteer have lower rates of depression and mortality and greater functional ability than those who do not volunteer. And as a CATCH volunteer, you are not only helping promote healthy habits for kids but also gaining that experience for yourself! Being involved in the CATCH program also provides the opportunity to experience the rewards of meaningful community service.

To volunteer or learn more about CATCH Healthy Habits in Richmond, email Sara Morris, or call 804.828.1565.



New program site this spring:

Peter Paul Development Center
1708 N. 22nd St.
Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30pm
March 31-May 28

Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging offers a comprehensive range of home and community- based services for seniors age 55 and older, caregivers and persons with disabilities throughout the Richmond area.

The School of Allied Health Professions’ Department of Gerontology
at Virginia Commonwealth University seeks to support optimal aging and improve eldercare through education.

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