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Center for Healthy Aging

Bringing proven healthy aging programs to older adults

CDSME & Falls Prevention National Resource Centers Annual Meeting


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.


Download tip sheet on handling common objections to community-based DSME

It is not uncommon for health care systems to object to having a community-based organization provide the Diabetes Self-Management Training (DSMT) benefit. Learn how to handle these objections to increase access to and use of this important benefit.

View the 2015 FPAD Compendium of Activities

On Falls Prevention Awareness Day 2015, nearly 2 million individuals were reached through education, awareness, and advocacy efforts, as well as fall prevention programs and fall-risk screenings. Read our summary of state and national activities and get ideas to celebrate this year!

Center for Healthy Aging Enews- April 2016 Issue

Download the 2015 Falls Prevention Awareness Day Compendium, learn more about handling objections to a DSME program, and view an independent review of health promotion programs.

Upcoming Events

CDSME & Falls Prevention National Resource Centers Annual Meeting 2016

May 24 - May 26

View details of the CDSME & Falls Prevention Annual Resource Centers Meeting on Tuesday, May 24-Thursday May 26, 2016 in Alexandria, VA.

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