Professionals

Two senior centers achieve National Accreditation in June 2018

Congratulations to the two senior centers that achieved National Senior Center Accreditation in June 2018. Our newly accredited centers include the ONEGeneration Senior Enrichment Center in Reseda, CA, and the Monroe Center for Healthy Aging in Monroe, MI.

Evidence-Based Program: Otago Exercise Program

The Otago Exercise Program (OEP) is a series of 17 strength and balance exercises delivered by a Physical Therapist  or a Physical Therapy Assistant in the home, outpatient or community setting that reduces falls between 35 and 40% for frail older adults.

Toolkits

Find a selection of toolkits on malnutrition and older adults.

Evidence-Based Program: Fit & Strong

Fit & Strong! is an evidence-based physical activity/behavior change intervention that has been successfully implemented in multiple community-based settings.

Evidence-Based Program: CAPABLE

CAPABLE (Community Aging in Place – Advancing Better Living for Elders) is a five-month structured program delivered at home to community dwelling older adults to decrease fall risk, improve safe mobility, and improve ability to safely accomplish daily functional tasks.

Evidence-Based Program: A Matter of Balance

A Matter of Balance is an 8-week structured group intervention that emphasizes practical strategies to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels. Participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and exercise to increase strength and balance.