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We support the expansion and sustainability of evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention programs in the community and online through collaboration with national, state, and community partners. Our goal is to help older adults live longer and healthier lives.

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Annual Meeting


Find information about the annual National Chronic Disease Self-Management Education and Falls Prevention Resource Centers Meeting.
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Blog & News


Center for Healthy Aging Enews- November 2017 Issue

Learn more about important health care terms, explore information about Medicare’s Diabetes Self-Management Training benefit, and read a new study comparing interventions to prevent falls among older adults.

Center for Healthy Aging Enews- October 2017 Issue

Learn about the next evidence-based falls prevention program review process, explore tips for engaging Veterans in evidence-based programs, and read about how an area agency on aging in Maine partnered with an accountable care organization to address the social determinants of health.

Center for Healthy Aging Enews- September 2017 Issue

Celebrate Falls Prevention Awareness Day, read ACL’s new issue brief on CDSME, and view the winners of the 2017 Falls Free® photo contest.

Upcoming Events


Using Motivational Interviewing to Improve Health Outcomes Among Older Adults

March 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Attend this webinar to learn how motivational interviewing can be implemented to empower older adults to move towards adopting healthy behaviors. Speakers will share how this method is used in the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) program for substance use as well as a tool to activate potential participants for evidence-based programs, including Chronic Disease Self-Management Education.

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2018 Center for Healthy Aging Annual Meeting

May 22 - May 24

This conference ​provides ​an ​opportunity ​for ​state ​and ​local ​agencies, ​community-based ​organizations, ​and ​others ​implementing evidence-based chronic disease self-management education (CDSME) and falls ​prevention ​programs ​to ​learn ​about ​strategies ​related ​to ​outreach ​to ​special ​populations, ​community-integrated ​health ​care, ​business ​acumen, ​and ​sustainability, ​among ​other ​topics. ​

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