Senior Health Coach Bundle

Master the leading-edge expertise to confidently provide sound nutrition guidance and psychological support to clients. This certification combines four superlative courses, giving you an all-inclusive education in nutrition, health and wellness.

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Enrich the lives of older adults by helping them improve their health & longevity

Did you know that as many as three out of four Americans aged sixty-five and older experience multiple chronic health conditions?

As we age, our needs in terms of nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle change. However, in most cases, these changing needs are not met. That's why there is a growing need to help older adults improve their overall health.

This Senior Health Coach certification program will show you how to develop optimized fitness and nutrition programs for older adults. It covers essential topics like the physiological changes of aging and special nutrition requirements.

Become an AFPA Certified Senior Health Coach and help our senior population live better, healthier, and happier lives.

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What can I do as a Senior Health Coach?


As an AFPA Certified Senior Health Coach, you'll find out how to enrich the lives and inspire an overall wellness improvement among the senior population.

With a Senior Health Coach certification, you'll discover how to:

    • Identify the barriers in the way of your clients from engaging in proper nutrition and adequate physical activity
    • Carry out comprehensive health history assessments and interviews that reveal important information about their health
  • Educate older adults about how their lifestyle choices affect the speed of aging and the onset of common diseases and disorders
  • Apply the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and Healthy People 2020 to your nutritional recommendations for older adults
  • Design appropriate exercise programs for preventive health
  • Provide recommendations for dietary intake and lifestyle modifications based on your clients’ changing energy levels and metabolism
  • Create approachable and effective nutritional plans that meet the macronutrient, mineral, and vitamin requirements for older adults
  • Explain all the signs and symptoms of medication-related negative interactions during physical activities
  • Organize community-based senior fitness programs so you can maximize your impact
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The Holistic Approach to Senior Health Care

The AFPA Senior Health Coach Certification combines two of our specialized programs, the AFPA Senior Fitness Specialist Certification and the AFPA Senior Nutrition Specialist Certification. You’ll receive full access to both programs.

AFPA Senior Fitness Specialist Certification

This program will show you how to design exercise programs to improve the lives of older adults. Once certified, you'll become an expert on topics concerning exercise physiology and aging systems, among many others.

As an AFPA Certified Senior Fitness Specialist, you will be able to:

  • Understand your client's behavior patterns when it comes to fitness and nutrition
  • Help your clients overcome barriers to regular exercise
  • Handle comprehensive health history interviews and assessments that show essential factors to consider in designing safe and effective exercise programs
  • Immediately spot the signs and symptoms connected to medication-related negative interactions during physical activity
  • Develop appropriate and effective land and water-based exercise programs for preventive health for older adults
  • Coordinate community-based senior fitness programs that make physical activity fun for your clients
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AFPA Senior Nutrition Specialist Certification

Once certified, you'll have the expertise to help older adults live better by designing a nutrition plan that works with their changing needs. You'll transform the lives of older adults by providing them with the best nutritional care.

As an AFPA Certified Senior Nutrition Specialist, you will be able to:

  • Offer a sound nutritional plan that helps your clients achieve and maintain their weight goals and avoid diseases
  • Educate clients about the relationship between diseases and malnutrition
  • Explain how a change in diet can help in slowing down the aging process
  • Provide dietary intake and lifestyle recommendations that address clients’ changing energy needs that come with advancing age
  • Describe the metabolic changes occurring in your clients' bodies and the adjustments needed in their carbohydrate, fat, protein, and fluid intake
  • Create a safe and effective nutritional plan that takes into account their risk factors for diseases and their prevailing health conditions
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This program also includes the AFPA Coaching Module.

This module will show you exactly how to help your clients achieve long-term positive behavior change. You'll discover evidence-based coaching and systematic processes to guide, support, and motivate clients to switch to healthier lifestyles and practices.

Get ready to master all the necessary skills for professional development in the health and fitness space. You'll practice effective coach-client dialogues and reflection exercises that will help you experience the content personally.

What's more, you'll be examining the eleven core competencies created by the International Coach Federation and see how to apply these to your practice.

You’ll dive into:

    • Introduction to lifestyle wellness coaching
    • Core ingredients in effective coaching
    • Different models of coaching
    • Foundation for effective coaching
    • Meeting ethical guidelines and establishing the coaching agreement
    • Coaching agreements
    • Ongoing support for new behaviors and actions
    • Steps in questioning & active listening
    • Direct communication
    • Goals and goal setting

As Seen in These Great Publications


The reason I chose AFPA is because of the recognition that they have worldwide, designed by experts in their fields, so I felt very comfortable choosing them. The certification has been very beneficial in my career. I’m now able to attract more clients because of the certification behind my name. I’m no longer just a fitness trainer, I’m a fitness trainer and nutrition and wellness consultant."

Doron Willis AFPA Nutrition & Wellness Consultant


Accreditation & Continuing Education You Can Count On

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Why should you become an AFPA Certified Senior Health Coach?

  • Work a career that's worthwhile and fulfilling — Health needs tend to become more complex as we age. By becoming certified, you can help senior clients decrease the likelihood or reverse the effect of chronic diseases.
  • Take control over your career growth — You’re in total charge of where, when, and how you want to work. What's more, you'll receive access to our exclusive business resources to help you kick-start and grow your new career.
  • Receive education from the world's most trusted experts — We've successfully certified over 125,000 professionals in the last 26 years and continue our mission to make quality health education accessible.
  • Convenient and flexible payment alternatives — Our flexible and secure payment plans help make our programs accessible for any budget. We work with various financing institutions to make payments hassle-free.
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Get two in-depth programs in one
all-inclusive package


We've combined two specialized programs to provide you with a more holistic approach to achieving optimal health for older adults.

Specifically, this is what you will get:

AFPA Senior Fitness Specialist Certification

    • All course materials
      • Two certification textbooks
      • Course activities
      • Assignments
    • Practice quiz and self-assessment
    • Online final exam

AFPA Senior Nutrition Specialist Certification

    • All course materials
      • Certification textbook
      • Companion ebook
      • Course activities
    • Practice quizzes and self-assessments
    • Online final exam

Plus, you get these incredible bonus materials:

    • 83 exercises for free weights, machines, bands, and balls
    • 30 workouts for increasing size, endurance, and strength
    • Sports-specific programs for tennis, golf, cycling, running, and more
    • Exercise considerations for medical conditions
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Build a fulfilling career that helps meet the unique needs of older people

As people age, their nutrition and lifestyle requirements change. We need to find new ways to adapt to older people's needs to help prevent care dependency and declining physical capacity.

Become an AFPA Certified Senior Health Coach today and improve the lives of older adults around the world.

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
    Have a solid understanding of the English language.