Safeguarding program data in the National CDSME and Falls Prevention Databases is everyone’s responsibility. This document summarizes NCOA’s recommended practices for ensuring the security and privacy of participant data, data sharing, and the Salesforce security model employed by NCOA.
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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.
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.
Find a selection of toolkits on malnutrition and older adults.
Fit & Strong! is an evidence-based physical activity/behavior change intervention that has been successfully implemented in multiple community-based settings.
EnhanceFitness is low-cost, evidence-based group falls prevention and physical activity program developed specifically for older adults.
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.
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.