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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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News


Frequently Asked Questions: Data Collection & Management for Health Promotion Programs during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Review FAQs focused on data collection and managing for health promotion programs during COVID-19.

Archived Events: Health Promotion Programs and COVID-19

View materials from archived webinars focused on offering health promotion programs remotely during the pandemic.

Program Updates from ACL CDSME and Falls Prevention Grantees During COVID-19

Explore plans for how to continue health promotion programs during COVID-19 from current Administration for Community Living CDSME and Falls Prevention grantees.

Upcoming Events


Webinar: Community-Based Strategies for Suicide Prevention Among Older Adults

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This webinar will discuss the prevalence of suicide among older adults as well as the unique risk factors present for an aging population both before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. Speakers will highlight two community-based interventions.

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Osteoarthritis and Osteoporosis Webinar

October 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This workshop will cover the similarities and differences between these chronic conditions and discuss solutions to minimize disease risk and impact through evidence-based programs for physical activity, falls prevention, and self-management education.

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National Coalition on Mental Health and Aging Webinar Series- Older Adult Peer Support in a Time of COVID-19

October 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Peer support is an effective recovery intervention for older adults with mental health conditions. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the use of telephonic and digital technologies to deliver mental health services. This webinar will present efforts to bring research to practice in the use of telehealth technology to provide peer support for older adults. Cynthia Zubritsky will provide an overview of telehealth in behavioral healthcare and describe how training for Certified Older Adult Peer Specialists (COAPS) has been adapted to use virtual approaches. Robert Walker will demonstrate how training on the use of digital technology has been put into practice in Massachusetts, and address how the delivery of peer support using these methods is reimbursable under the Medicaid waiver for Home and Community-Based Services.

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