Key Takeaways

  • The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many community-based organizations to alter or cancel health promotion programs.

  • Keep track of the updates coming from individual programs, including whether it's feasible to continue implementation or if telehealth options have been put in place.

  • Last updates added on November 17, 2020. For more current information, contact the program administrator directly. If you have program information that is not included, email Kathleen Zuke.

Programs Always Implemented Remotely

Advance Care Planning
Program Remote Participation Remote Training
Respecting Choices Phone

X

 

Chronic Disease Self-Management Education
Program Remote Participation Remote Training
Canary Health's Online Better Choices, Better Health®

Asynchronous online

X
Mailed Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) Tool Kits 

Mail or phone

X

 

Falls Prevention, Nutrition, and Physical Activity
Program Remote Participation Remote Training
Active Choices  Phone or video-conference X
Bingocize  Video-conference X
Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Video-conference X
FallsTalk  Video-conference

X

Licensed users are eligible for an update training on remote delivery.

Otago (As of 5/12/20) Video-conference X
Walk with Ease  Mail, Phone, or Video-Conference X

 

Caregiver Support
Program Remote Participation Remote Training
Powerful Tools for Caregivers  Video-conference X

 

Care Transitions
Program Remote Participation Remote Training
Care Transitions Intervention Phone or video-conference X

Programs Temporarily Allowable By Phone or Video-Conference

Behavioral Health
Program Remote Participation Remote Training
Healthy IDEAS (Identifying Depression Empowering Activities for Seniors)  Phone or video-conference

X

Self-guided pre-training available in addition to 8-hour leader training.

PEARLS (Program to Encourage Active, Rewarding Lives for Seniors) (As of 4/8/20) Phone or video-conference

X

 

Chronic Disease Self-Management Education
Program Remote Participation Remote Training
EnhanceWellness (Updated 12/18/20) Phone or video-conference

X

HomeMeds (As of 4/6/20) Phone or video-conference X
Self-Management Resource Center Suite of Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs  Video-conference X
¡Sí, Yo Puedo Controlar Mí Diabetes! (¡Sí, Yo Puedo!) Video-conference X
National Diabetes Prevention Program (As of 3/20/20)  Video-conference No
Wellness Recovery Action Plan App No

 

Falls Prevention, Nutrition, and Physical Activity
Program Remote Participation Remote Training
AEA Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program 

Video-conference

X
Active Living Every Day 

E-mail, phone or video-conference

X

Aging Mastery Program 

(The Aging Mastery Program is not included on the Approved Evidence-Based Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Programs, but some states offer it locally.)

Video-conference

X
CAPABLE 

Limited phone and video-conference visits

X
EnhanceFitness 

Video-conference

X
FallScape (As of 7/10/20)

Video-conference

No
Geri-Fit Strength Training Workout 

On-demand sessions

X
HealthMatters Program 

Video-conference

X
A Matter of Balance Video-conference

On the Move

Video-conference

No
Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) (As of 8/21/20)

Video-conference

X
Tai Chi for Arthritis for Falls Prevention

Video-conference

X
Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance (New guidance anticipated December 2020)

Video-conference

X
YMCA Moving for Better Balance Video-conference X

 

Caregiver Support
Program Remote Participation Remote Training

Stress-busting Program for Family Caregivers (As of 7/2/20)

Video-conference, pending Master Trainer or Group Facilitator training

X

REACH (As of 11/17/20)

Phone

Video-conference and phone

 

Programs Not Allowable Remotely

Falls Prevention, Nutrition, and Physical Activity
Program Remote Participation Remote Training
AEA Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program

No

X

Fit & Strong! Anticipated in 2021 X
Healthy Steps for Older Adults No Hybrid- Online and In-person
Healthy Steps in Motion No No
Stepping On Anticipated in 2021 Anticipated in 2021
Tai Chi Prime No No