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.
Learn more about recent changes to the “primarily health related” supplemental benefits that can be offered by Medicare Advantage plans and what this means for the aging network.
The new programs will be included on the pre-approved list for future discretionary funding opportunities through the Administration for Community Living.
Explore this issue brief to learn more about the common and growing problem of chronic pain and opioid use among older adults and find successful strategies for implementing the Chronic Pain Self-Management Program.
Ask Dr. Kate Lorig About the Role of Chronic Disease Self-Management Education in the Opioid Epidemic
Join the Self-Management Resource Center and the National Council on Aging for a discussion with Dr. Kate Lorig about the role of chronic disease self-management education in addressing the opioid epidemic.Find out more »
Join this webinar for a discussion of strategies for the aging network to get involved in talking to older adults about mental health, screening individuals for anxiety and depression, and options for providing or referring individuals to treatment.Find out more »
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