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Center for Healthy Aging

Bringing proven healthy aging programs to older adults

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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.


Nutrition tools to stay healthy

For older adults with chronic conditions, nutrition matters more than ever. Malnutrition Awareness Week is Sept. 28 to Oct. 2—the perfect time to teach seniors the warning signs of poor nutrition. To learn more, join us for a Twitter chat on Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. ET using the hashtag #MAWchat.

Chronic disease self-management education and people with disabilities

Because people with disabilities are disproportionately affected by chronic health conditions, it is important to assure that they have access to self-management education programs to learn how to effectively manage their health. This Tip Sheet provides successful practice examples and helpful resources to engage people with disabilities in CDSME programs.

Center for Healthy Aging Enews – September 2015 Issue

See the Falls Free® photo contest winners, meet the new CDSME grantees, read about the Senate resolution for Falls Prevention Awareness Day, and more.

Upcoming Events

Welcome to the New Center for Healthy Aging Website: A Guided Tour

October 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Webinar – Eastern Time

The Center for Healthy Aging’s website has a new look, as well as many new and updated resources! Join us for a guided tour of the website, highlighting best practice resources and other useful information for organizations offering chronic disease self-management education and falls prevention programs.

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