A research program titled "Do More, Feel Better" is training peer coaches to help adults 60 and older in what researchers hope will prove to be a low-cost intervention that's potentially scaleable to senior centers across the US. Inspired by an international movement in low and middle income countries which face a dearth of mental health professionals, the program is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. Peer coaches provide remote, weekly sessions, helping their clients start small and focus on specific and tangible goals. As the nine weeks come to an end, coaches help clients create their own plans to stay healthy and active and become their own coach.

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