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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.


ACL announces 2016 CDSME and falls prevention grantees

View ACL’s website to learn more about ongoing CDSME and falls prevention initiatives, including the list of 2016 grantees.

Share our award-winning falls video

Our 6 Steps to Prevent a Fall video recently won a national award. The 90-second spot offers easy tips to help older adults reduce their risk of a fall. It’s available in both English and Spanish.

Explore the new CDSME Best Practices Toolkit!

View over 150 resources collected from organizations implementing Chronic Disease Self-Management Education across the U.S. Find resources focused on leadership, management, partnerships, capacity building, centralized and coordinated processes, business planning, and evaluation.

Upcoming Events

Innovations to Promote and Sustain Falls Prevention Programs

August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In preparation for Falls Prevention Awareness Day (Sept. 22), learn about new resources and tools to use in your falls prevention efforts, innovative partnerships among community-based organizations and health care entities, and strategies to sustain evidence-based falls prevention programs.

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Suicide Prevention Among Older Adults

September 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Register for this event to learn more about the risk factors for suicide among older adults, new behavioral health resources, and how evidence-based programs can be used to treat depression.

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