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Evidence-Based Program: REACH-TX

REACH-TX is an evidence-based skills-training and support program for dementia caregivers based on the Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health II (REACH II) intervention, optimized for delivery within community settings. REACH-TX provides risk assessment, education, skills training, support, and more to address common issues related to dementia caregiving to reduce stress and improve well-being. REACH-TX […]
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Evidence-Based Program: PREPARE For Your Care

PrepareforYourCare.org (PREPARE) is an online resource that helps people begin the important process of preparing for medical decision making. Using video stories and easy-to-read language, PREPARE helps people explore their personal values and preference and learn how to discuss them with family, friends, and medical providers. PREPARE also offers easy-to-read advance directives in English and […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Mind Over Matter: Healthy Bowels, Healthy Bladder (MOM)

Mind Over Matter: Healthy Bowels, Healthy Bladder (MOM) is a researched and proven program designed to give women the tools they need to take control of bladder and bowel leakage. Join a MOM workshop and learn strategies for preventing or lessening symptoms including information-sharing, group activities, simple exercises, and dietary changes. With practice, these new skills are proven […]
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Evidence-Based Program: TCARE® Support System (Tailored Caregiver Assessment and Referral®)

The TCARE® (Tailored Caregiver Assessment & Referral) system uses intelligent, predictive technology to precisely target & map interventions, reducing family caregivers’ burden & stress levels. Care professionals use TCARE’s web-based system to assess a family caregiver’s social determinants of health, identify specific risk factors related to stress and depression & create individualized, tailored care plans. […]
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Evidence-Based Program: YMCA Moving for Better Balance

The YMCA’s Moving For Better Balance (MFBB) program is a falls prevention program developed by Fuzhong Li, PhD at the Oregon Research Institute with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The program is led by a qualified instructor and teaches an eight-form routine of Tai Chi-based movements modified specially for falls prevention. […]
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Evidence-Based Program: HealthMatters™ Program

HealthMatters™ Program is an evidence-based health promotion program for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Through our community-academic partnerships, we aim to provide high quality evidence-based and evidence-informed health promotion programs and training for people with IDD and their supports in health-friendly communities. Target audience: Target audience includes people with intellectual and developmental disabilities […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Workplace Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop (virtual real time)

Workplace Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop (virtual real time) is an interactive group workshop delivered via Zoom or similar virtual platform for employed people  living with one or more physical or mental health chronic conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, depression, etc. Participants learn the  self-management skills to manage their conditions on a day to […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Workplace Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop (in person)

Workplace Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop (in person) is an interactive workshop for employed people living with one or more physical or mental health chronic conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, depression, etc. Participants learn the skills to manage their conditions on a day to day basis: balancing work and home life, exercise, healthy eating, […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Tomando Control de Su Salud (adapted Chronic Disease Self-Management Program) virtual real time

Tomando Control de Su Salud (adapted Chronic Disease Self-Management Program) virtual real time is an interactive Spanish language workshop delivered via Zoom or similar virtual platform for those living with one or more physical or mental health chronic conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, depression, etc. Participants learn the to manage their conditions on […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Positive Self-Management Program (virtual real time)

Positive Self-Management Program (virtual real time) is an interactive workshop for people with HIV/AIDS delivered via Zoom or similar virtual platform. Participants learn skills on how to best integrate medication regimens into daily life so they can be taken consistently, techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fear, fatigue, pain and isolation, appropriate exercise […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Positive Self-Management Program (in person)

Positive Self-Management Program (in person) is an interactive workshop for people with HIV/AIDS. Participants learn skills on how to best integrate medication regimens into daily life so they can be taken consistently, techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fear, fatigue, pain and isolation, appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance, […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Diabetes Self-Management Program (virtual real time)

Diabetes Self-Management Program (virtual real time) is an interactive group workshop delivered via Zoom or similar virtual platform. Recognized by the American Diabetes Association as a Diabetes Support Program. This is for adults living with type 2 diabetes. Participants learn the skills to manage their diabetes on a day to day basis: exercise, healthy eating, […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Diabetes Self-Management Program (in person)

Diabetes Self-Management Program (in person) is an interactive in-person group workshop. Recognized by the American Diabetes Association as a Diabetes Support Program. This is for adults living with type 2 diabetes. Participants learn the skills to manage their diabetes on a day to day basis: exercise, healthy eating, symptom management (fatigue, sleep, stress, depression, hypoglycemia), […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop (virtual real time)

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop (virtual real time) is an interactive group workshop delivered via Zoom or similar virtual platform for those living with chronic pain such as arthritis, backpain, neck pain, headache, or pelvic pain. Participants learn the skills to manage their pain on day to day basis: exercise, healthy eating, cognitive pain management, as […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop (In-person)

Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop (In-person) is a workshop for those living with chronic pain such as arthritis, backpain, neck pain, headache, or pelvic pain. Participants learn the skills to manage their pain on day to day basis: exercise, healthy eating, cognitive pain management. as well as how to deal with such concerns as fatigue, sleep […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop (Online in real-time)

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop (Online in real-time) is an interactive group workshop delivered via Zoom or similar virtual platform for those living with one or more physical or mental health chronic conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, depression, etc. Participants learn the skills to manage their conditions on a day to day basis: exercise, […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop (In-person)

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop (In-person) is an interactive workshop for those living with one or more physical or mental health chronic conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, depression, etc. Participants learn skills to manage their conditions on a day to day basis: exercise, healthy eating, symptom management (pain, fatigue, sleep, shortness of breath, stress […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Cancer Thriving and Surviving (Online in real time)

Cancer Thriving and Surviving (Online in real time) is an interactive group workshop delivered via Zoom or similar virtual platform for cancer survivors who have completed their major cancer treatments. Participants learn skills  to deal with problems such as fear of recurrence, changes in body image,  frustration, fatigue, pain, isolation, poor sleep and living with […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Cancer: Thriving & Surviving (In-Person)

Cancer Thriving and Surviving (In-person) is a workshop for cancer survivors who have completed their major cancer treatments. Participants learn skills  to deal with problems such as fear of recurrence, changes in body image, frustration, fatigue, pain, isolation, poor sleep and living with uncertainty, appropriate exercise for regaining and maintaining flexibility, and endurance, making decisions […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Wellness Recovery Action Plan

Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP®) is an evidence-based manualized group intervention for illness self-management delivered in a self-help group context (in-person or online). WRAP guides participants through the process of identifying and understanding their personal wellness resources (“wellness tools”), and then helps them to develop an individualized plan to use these resources to manage daily […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance®

Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance® (TJQMBB; formally known as Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance®) is an evidence-based fall prevention program derived from a contemporary routine known as Simplified 24-Form Tai Ji Quan (pronounced tye gee chuwan). TJQMBB consists of an 8-form core with built-in practice variations and a subroutine of Tai Ji […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Stay Active & Independent for Life (the SAIL Program)

The core feature of a SAIL Program is a community-based fitness class that meets 3 times weekly for one hour. The fitness class includes warm-up, aerobics, balance, strength training and stretching exercises that can be done in a seated or standing position. Periodic Fitness Checks track general mobility, arm strength and leg strength. Two SAIL […]
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Evidence-Based Program: SHARE

SHARE is an evidence-based care planning counseling intervention for persons living with early-stage dementia and their family caregivers. Participants work with a SHARE Counselor to identify care values and preferences for care, and engage sources of support, (i.e., family, friends, and service providers). This unique program is designed to help families build a balanced and […]
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Evidence-Based Program: On the Move

On the Move (OTM) is a group-based exercise program for older adults, designed to target key principles of the biomechanics and motor control of walking. The program contains a warm-up, stepping patterns, walking patterns, strengthening exercises, and cool-down exercises. The warm-up and cool down contain gentle range of motion exercises and stretches for the legs […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Healthy Moves for Aging Well

The purpose of the Healthy Moves for Aging Well program is to help older frail adults maximize their independence by building strength, increasing flexibility, and helping reduce the risk of falls. The program accomplishes this goal through in-home assessments, education and motivational support which: Assess seniors’ ability and readiness to safely participate in an in-home […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Care Transitions Intervention®

The Care Transitions Intervention® is also known as the CTI® and the Skill Transfer Model®. During a 4-week program, patients with complex care needs and family caregivers receive specific tools and work with a Transitions Coach®, to learn self-management skills that will ensure their needs are met during the transition from hospital to home. This […]
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Evidence-Based Program: BRI Care Consultation™

BRI Care Consultation™ is a care-coaching program, owned by the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging (BRIA), for older and younger adults with chronic health conditions/disabilities and their family or friend caregivers. It is delivered via telephone, mail, and email by trained care consultants. The core components of the Program include: 1) assessment, 2) action planning, […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Better Choices, Better Health®

Better Choices, Better Health® is an on-line interactive version of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP). 2 hours per week for 6 weeks Participants log on at their convenience 2 – 3 times per week for a total of about 2 hours per week, participants do not need to log on at the same time […]
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Evidence-Based Program: AEA Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program

AEA Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program is a recreational group exercise program conducted in warm water (a minimum of 83 degrees F) that consists of two levels, Basic and Plus, to accommodate different ability levels. Exercises in the Basic level improve range of motion, muscle strength and endurance; the Plus level offers more variety and progressions.  […]
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Evidence-Based Program: AEA Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program (Land based)

AEA Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program (Land based) is a recreational group exercise program on land that includes a variety of exercises that can be performed sitting, standing or lying on the floor.   Programs offer multiple components to help reduce pain and stiffness, and to maintain or improve mobility, muscle strength and functional ability. Endurance-building routines, […]
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Evidence-Based Program: PEARLS (Program to Encourage Active, Rewarding Lives)

The Program to Encourage Active, Rewarding Lives (PEARLS) is a national evidence-based program for late-life depression. PEARLS brings high quality mental health care to community-based organizations that reach vulnerable older adults. Sessions take place in the client’s home, or other community setting, and focus on brief behavioral techniques. PEARLS counselors empower individuals to take action […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers classes help caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for a friend or relative. There are over 4,600 trained Class Leaders teaching the class at different locations around the United States, as well as in Canada and Korea. The curriculum is available in English, French, Korean, and Spanish.  The caregiver […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Bingocize®

Bingocize® strategically combines the game of bingo, exercise, and/or health education. Trained lay leaders may select between three separate 10-week units that focus on exercise-only, exercise and falls prevention, or exercise and nutrition. Each unit includes a leader’s script for each session and participants’ materials.  Groups of participants play Bingocize® twice per week, with each […]
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Evidence-Based Program: HomeMeds

HomeMeds is an important medication safety intervention that is a perfect means for attracting contracts with health plans, health systems and provider groups. It is relatively easy to implement and affordable. The program activities consist of: In-home collection of comprehensive medication inventory, interview related to adherence and potential adverse effects (falls, dizziness, confusion), documentation of […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Florida BRITE Project (Brief Intervention & Treatment for Elders)

The Florida BRITE Project uses evidence-based screening tools and methods to screen older adults to identify non-dependent substance use or prescription medication issues and to provide effective service strategies prior to their need for more extensive or specialized substance abuse treatment. BRITE providers are trained in the use of the screening tools and how to […]
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Evidence-Based Program: FallScape

Developed by Brookside Research & Development with support from the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health, FallScape is a one to six-month personalized multimedia behavior change intervention for individuals at risk for falls. The intervention requires: a) evidence-based fall risk screening and a standardized FallsTalk interview; b) FallScape interactive multimedia training; […]
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Evidence-Based Program: FallsTalk

Developed by Brookside Research & Development with support from the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health, FallsTalk is a one to six-month personalized behavior change intervention for individuals at risk for falls. The intervention program requires: a) evidence-based fall risk screening and a standardized FallsTalk interview which creates various customized intervention […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Active Living Every Day

Active Living Every Day (ALED) is an evidence-based behavior change program. The approach is unique because it addresses the root causes of inactivity rather than simply prescribing exercise. The program allows the flexibility of being offered independently or in conjunction with existing community-based physical activity programs. Using facilitated group-based problem-solving methods to integrate physical activity […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Stress-Busting Program for Family Caregivers

The Stress-Busting Program is a multi-component program focusing on support, problem-solving, education, and stress management for family caregivers. The program content includes stress and the impact of long term stress, managing difficult behaviors/conditions, grief, loss, and depression, coping strategies, positive thinking, taking care of yourself, and choosing a path to wellness. Each week a different […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Tai Chi Prime

Tai Chi Prime is a six-week class series proven to reduce the risk of falling. Classes feature instruction in tai chi and qi gong basics, home practice coaching, home practice, and exercises to embed into activities of daily living.  Note: Track health promotion program guidance during COVID-19 regularly for updates to program implementation and training options. Programs […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Active Choices

Active Choices is an evidence-based health behavior change program developed by a team of behavioral scientists, led by Dr. Abby King, at the Stanford Prevention Research Center (SPRC), Stanford University School of Medicine, with the input of experts in the areas of Medicine, Public Health, Exercise Science, Nutritional Science, and Psychology.  The Active Choices program […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Otago Exercise Program

The Otago Exercise Program (OEP) consists of 17 strength and balance exercises and a walking program, performed three times a week by the older adult in the home, outpatient, or community setting. Exercises can be done individually or in a group setting. Studies demonstrate OEP participants experience a 35 – 40% reduction in falls. The […]
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Evidence-Based Program: ¡Sí, Yo Puedo Controlar Mí Diabetes! (¡Sí, Yo Puedo!)

¡Sí, Yo Puedo! is a culturally tailored 7-week program comprised of an orientation session (Week 1) followed by the 6-week diabetes self-management education lessons (Weeks 2-7). Classes are approximately two hours in length. Each lesson module is made up of 9 to 10 activities. ¡Sí, Yo Puedo! utilizes the social cognitive theory and the self-regulation […]
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Evidence-Based Program: CAPABLE

CAPABLE is a program developed at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing for older adults to safely age in place. The approach teams a nurse, an occupational therapist and a handy worker to modify the home environment. The program emphasizes the strengths of the older adults themselves to help them set goals and improve safety […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Healthy IDEAS

Healthy IDEAS is an evidence-based program that integrates depression awareness and management into existing case management services provided to older adults. This program addresses depression in older adults often occurring with chronic illness and other losses later in life. Depression can negatively affect older adults’ quality of life and ability to function. Healthy IDEAS screens […]
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Evidence-Based Program: A Matter of Balance

A Matter of Balance (MOB) is specifically designed to reduce the fear of falling and improve activity levels among community-dwelling older adults. The program includes eight two-hour classes presented to a small group of 8-12 participants led by trained coaches. The program enables participants to reduce the fear of falling by learning to view falls […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Fit & Strong!

Fit & Strong! is a top-tier evidence-based group exercise program designed for persons with osteoarthritis (OA). Arthritis is the most common cause of disability among older adults and a major barrier to their participation in physical activity. One third of adults with arthritis have depression or anxiety and 40% take opioids to manage their pain. […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Walk With Ease

The Arthritis Foundation’s Walk With Ease Program is a community-based physical activity and self-management education program. While walking is the central activity, Walk With Ease is a multi-component program that also includes health education, stretching and strengthening exercises, and motivational strategies. Additional topic includes arthritis. Note: Track health promotion program guidance during COVID-19 regularly for updates to […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

Goals of Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention (also known as Tai Chi for Arthritis): 1) Improve movement, balance, strength, flexibility, immunity and relaxation; 2) Decrease pain and falls; 3) socialization and sustainability. Note: Track health promotion program guidance during COVID-19 regularly for updates to program implementation and training options. Programs traditionally implemented in-person may be […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Stepping On

Stepping On is endorsed by the CDC because its one-of-a-kind multifactorial approach, a seven session small group community-based falls prevention workshop, based on behavior change, preventative framework and principles of adult education, focusing on four critical domains: balance and strength exercises; medication review; vision review; and home modifications. Note: Track health promotion program guidance during COVID-19 regularly […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Respecting Choices

Respecting Choices Advance Care Planning programs support adults at any age or stage of health in understanding and sharing their personal values, life goals, and preferences regarding future medical care. The goal of advance care planning is to help ensure that people receive medical care that is consistent with their values, goals, and preferences during […]
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Evidence-Based Program: REACH Community

REACH Community has been shown to decrease burden, depressive symptoms, the impact of depressive symptoms on daily life, the potential for abuse as measured by caregiving frustrations, and the number of troubling dementia related behaviors reported. For REACH Community, a certified Program Coach provides individual sessions to the caregiver. Sessions are targeted, by a risk […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Healthy Steps in Motion

Healthy Steps in Motion (HSIM) grew out of the FRIENDS (Fall Reduction Initiative: New Direction in Safety) program and Healthy Steps for Older Adults (HSOA) evidence-based education and fall risk assessment program. FRIENDS was developed in 1997 by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging to raise awareness about the risks of falling. FRIENDS had been very […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Healthy Steps for Older Adults

Healthy Steps for Older Adults was developed by the Fall Prevention Initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Aging and is an evidence-based falls prevention program for adults age 50 and over. The program is designed to raise participants’ knowledge and awareness of falls, introduce steps they can take to reduce falls and to improve their […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Health Coaches for Hypertension Control

The aim of Health Coaches for Hypertension Control is to improve hypertension self-management through small group educational sessions and support offered by trained Health Coaches. Goals include: Increasing knowledge about hypertension self-management; Increasing stage of readiness to make lifestyle changes required for successful self-management; Promoting behavior changes in nutrition, physical activity, stress management, tobacco use, […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Enhance®Wellness

Enhance®Wellness (EW) is an evidence-based program that connects participants with a personal health and wellness coach to improve physical, emotional, and social well-being. Based on the Chronic Care Model, EW’s participant-centered approach uses motivational interviewing techniques and validated assessment tools in fourteen domains to guide health action plan creation and accountability. Using problem-solving strategies, participants […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Geri-Fit® Strength Training Workout for Older Adults

Geri-Fit® is a 45-minute evidence-based health promotion program and chronic disease self-management support program. Designed exclusively for older adults, Geri-Fit helps rebuild strength that’s been lost through the aging process. The progressive resistance strength training program uses bodybuilding techniques to increase strength. The program also incorporates range of motion exercises, stability and balance training, cardiovascular […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Enhance®Fitness

Enhance®Fitness (EF) is an ongoing, low-cost, evidence-based group exercise and fall prevention program developed specifically for older adults. Each class session focuses on four key areas important to the well-being and function of participants: low impact cardiovascular exercise; dynamic/static balance work; strength training with weights; and stretching. Classes meet three times a week, an hour […]
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Evidence-Based Program: Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less

Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less is a 15-week online weight management program that uses evidence-based strategies proven to work to help participants achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Each lesson informs, empowers and motivates participants to live mindfully as they make choices about eating and physical activity. Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less is […]
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Five senior centers achieve National Accreditation in July 2019

Congratulations to the five senior centers that achieved National Senior Center Accreditation in July 2019. These centers include Southcentral/Southeast Focal Point, administered by the City of Miramar, FL; the North Shore Senior Center, Illinois; the Tallahassee Senior Center, FL and two centers operated by the Worcester County Commission on Aging, Maryland, the Ocean City Senior […]
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Center for Healthy Aging Enews- February 2018 Issue

Read a blog post on honoring black elders during Black History Month, get updates on healthy aging funding, and explore findings from n4a’s Aging and Disability Business Institute on the positive health impacts of community-based organizations.
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Center for Healthy Aging Enews- January 2018 Issue

Check out the winning photos from the Falls Free® photo contest, learn more about NCOA and n4a’s work to support linkages between community-based and health care organizations, and view the list of healthiest places in America.
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Center for Healthy Aging Enews- December 2017 Issue

Check out the new Falls Prevention Conversation Guide for Caregivers, learn more about NCOA’s mission to impact 10 million older adults by 2020, and find research about delivering Chronic Disease Self-Management Education programs in rural communities.
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Center for Healthy Aging Enews- October 2017 Issue

Learn about the next evidence-based falls prevention program review process, explore tips for engaging Veterans in evidence-based programs, and read about how an area agency on aging in Maine partnered with an accountable care organization to address the social determinants of health.
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Center for Healthy Aging Enews- August 2017 Issue

Meet the 2017 CDSME and falls prevention grantees funded by the Administration for Community Living, read about two organizations that are working to receive Medicare reimbursement for CDSME, and explore ideas for Falls Prevention Awareness Day.
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Center for Healthy Aging Enews- June 2017 Issue

Learn how organizations across the country reached over 102 million older adults on Falls Prevention Awareness Day 2016, share our new video on the benefits of CDSME for health care organizations, and view resources from the National CDSME & Falls Prevention Annual Resource Centers meeting in May.
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Center for Healthy Aging Enews- July 2017 Issue

View the application for the evidence-based program review, explore new CDSME marketing and recruitment templates, and learn more about programs approved by the Falls Prevention Program Review Council.
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Senior Hunger & SNAP

SNAP is a vital benefit to help fight senior hunger. Learn about our Senior SNAP Initiative and get tools for SNAP outreach and enrollment.
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The conference opened with a federal panel on economic security, and Day 1’s breakout sessions focused on debt, reaching special populations, and reshaping messages and programs, among others.
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Day 2 of the conference featured plenary sessions on federal policies affecting MIPPA and a review of a social media/marketing campaign pilot, and breakouts on serving veterans and LGBT older adults, Medicare’s preventive services, and more.
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Thursday, April 20, 2017

The Benefits Enrollment Conference concluded with a networking session and presentation about communicating with policymakers.
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Center for Healthy Aging Enews- February 2017 Issue

Apply for the falls prevention evidence-based program review, learn more about the 2017 National Resource Centers Meeting, and check out NCOA’s blog post on the top 10 chronic conditions among adults aged 65+.
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HIV: The Long View Report

View the HIV: The Long View report for calls to action to help HIV stakeholders support the long-term health and well-being of people living with and at risk for HIV.
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Falls Prevention Awareness Week Ribbons

In support of  Falls Prevention Awareness Week (FPAW), an official Falls Free® Awareness Ribbon is now available through 4imprint.  The ribbon (below) was designed with input from statewide falls prevention coalitions. The Falls Free® awareness ribbons are ‘Canary’ yellow with orange text; they are pre-folded and include an attached pin (no assembly required!). Per unit […]
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PowerPoint Presentation Toolkit

This falls prevention PowerPoint toolkit was developed by the American Occupational Therapy Association and the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy, a component of the American Physical Therapy Association. It is intended for any health professional involved in falls prevention and can be delivered to groups of older adults living in the community. The presentation discusses […]
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Falls Prevention Awareness Day Webinars

Learn about ideas, tools, and new resources to maximize your impact on Falls Prevention Awareness Day by watching the National Falls Prevention Resource Center’s webinars.
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Falls Prevention Awareness Day 2016 Badge

NEW! Download our 2016 badge and use it to show your participation in the national event. The badge is available in several formats and can be used on printed materials and online on websites, email, and social media.
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Formalizing the Partnership

In addition to nurturing the partnership, it is important to manage the partnership to cultivate a spirit of sharing.
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Sustaining the Partnership

As you are working toward building partnerships with FQHCs, it’s important to keep sustainability in mind.
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Why Partner with FQHCs?

FQHCs are designed to be inclusive of patient involvement, patient education, and self-management support. These dynamics make FQHCs good candidates for offering or making referrals to CDSME workshops.
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What’s in it for FQHCs?

Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) is proven effective in achieving several patient outcomes consistent with National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home (NCQA PCMH) accreditation standards and Affordable Care Act legislation.
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SNAP Help ELM

Now we’re cooking! Thank you for submitting your SNAP referral. A MiCAFE staffer will contact you within one week to help screen you for SNAP and submit the full application. The application takes as little as 20 minutes by phone. After your call, MiCAFE will assist you to submit your application. If you only want an […]
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SNAP Help DC

Thank you for submitting your SNAP/food stamp referral to D.C. Hunger Solutions! A staff member from D.C. Hunger Solutions will contact you within the next week to help screen you for SNAP/food stamps and submit an application. The application process takes about 20 minutes over the phone. You will also need to sign the application […]
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SNAP Help Connecticut

Now we’re cooking! Thank you for submitting your SNAP referral. An Agency on Aging of South Central CT staffer will contact you within one week to help screen you for SNAP and submit the full application. The application will only take about 20 minutes by phone. After your call, Agency on Aging of South Central […]
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SNAP Help ELM

  Get the Help You Deserve You may be missing out on an important benefit that helps thousands of older adults in Michigan put more food on the table. This is your chance to get SNAP (also known as Food Assistance Program (FAP)/MI Bridge Card) benefits you didn’t even know were there! This service is […]
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SNAP Help Connecticut

  Get the Help You Deserve You may be missing out on an important benefit that helps thousands of older adults in Connecticut put more food on the table. This is your chance to get SNAP (also known as food stamps) benefits you didn’t even know were there! This service is provided by the National Council […]
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Ayuda para SNAP NV

  ¡Conéctese con los beneficios hoy mismo! Consigue la ayuda que usted merece Usted puede estar perdiendo un beneficio importante que ayuda a miles de adultos mayores de edad en Nevada a poner más comida en la mesa. ¡Esta es su oportunidad para obtener beneficios de SNAP (también conocido como estampillas de comida)! Este servicio […]
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SNAP Help NV

  Get the Help You Deserve You may be missing out on an important benefit that helps thousands of older adults in Nevada put more food on the table. This is your chance to get SNAP (also known as food stamps) benefits you didn’t even know were there! This service is provided by the National […]
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Ayuda de SNAP NV

¡Conéctese a los beneficios hoy mismo! ¡Ahora estamos cocinando! Gracias por enviar su referencia de SNAP. Un empleado de Three Square Food Bank se comunicará con usted en el plazo de una semana para ayudarle a seleccionar SNAP y someter la solicitud completa. Solamente tomara cerca de 20 minutos para terminar la aplicación por el […]
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SNAP Help NV

Now we’re cooking! Thank you for submitting your SNAP referral. A Three Square Food Bank staffer will contact you within one week to help screen you for SNAP and submit the full application. The will only take about 20 minutes by phone. After your call, Three Square can mail or email the completed application to […]
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North Carolina Falls Prevention Coalition

Organizations that took the lead in developing the coalition NC Division of Public Health, NC Division of Aging and Adult Services, Carolina Geriatric Education Center; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Goals and Objectives Mission: Reduce the number of falls, fall-related injuries, and seriousness of injuries resulting from falls for North Carolinians Goals: Establish […]
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Infographics & Handouts

Use these resources and handouts to increase public awareness and educate older adults, caregivers, and professionals about the risks of falls and how to prevent falls.
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