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Helping older adults stay healthy as they age can be a complex challenge. From preventing falls to managing chronic conditions, discover expert content and programs to support your work. Get the latest knowledge, best practices, and tools to help.

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Oct 1, 2021

Evidence-Based Program: Healthy Steps in Motion

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Oct 1, 2021

National Study of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program: A Brief Overview

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Sep 28, 2021

Join Future "Grand Rounds" Webinars on Remote Implementation

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Sep 27, 2021

Apply to Become an Evidence-Based Program

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Sep 9, 2021

Evidence-Based Program: CAPABLE

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Sep 9, 2021

Evidence-Based Program: Geri-Fit® Strength Training Workout for Older Adults

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Sep 9, 2021

Fire and Falls Webinar Series: Engaging Firefighters and EMS for Falls Prevention

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Sep 7, 2021

Evidence-Based Program: A Matter of Balance

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Aug 12, 2021

Guidelines for Operationalizing ACL Criteria for Evidence-Based Programs

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Aug 4, 2021

Get Ready for Falls Prevention Awareness Week 2021

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Aug 3, 2021

Partnering with Fire and Emergency Medical Services to Prevent Falls

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Jul 21, 2021

Business Acumen “Office Hour”: Navigating Network Partnerships

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Jul 14, 2021

Get the Facts on Falls Prevention

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Jul 13, 2021

NCOA Partnership Assessment Tool

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Jul 2, 2021

Evidence-Based Program: Active Choices

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Jun 29, 2021

Maximizing Data and Partnerships to Enhance Evidence-Based Program Sustainability

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Jun 1, 2021

Recruitment Strategies for Community-Integrated Health Networks

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May 13, 2021

Health Care Contracting: Tips for Quality Assurance and Evaluation

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May 13, 2021

How to Build Referral Systems for Community-Integrated Health Networks

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May 12, 2021

Covering the Cost of Chronic Disease Self-Management Education with Medicaid

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May 1, 2021

Business Acumen “Office Hour”: Navigating Opportunities for Medicaid Payment for Evidence-Based Programs

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Apr 1, 2021

Five Key Steps to Building Community-Integrated Health Networks

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Mar 17, 2021

Opportunities to Improve Data Sharing to Support Community Health

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Mar 17, 2021

Navigating the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Look-up Tool

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Mar 2, 2021

What’s Current in Medicare Reimbursement for Evidence-Based Programs

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Feb 24, 2021

Tip Sheet: Partnering with Correctional Facilities to Implement Evidence-Based Health Promotion Programs

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Feb 24, 2021

Business Acumen “Office Hour”: Revising Your Value Proposition During COVID-19

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Feb 24, 2021

Developing Your Value Proposition: How-To Guide and Worksheet

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Feb 8, 2021

A Call To Action to Improve Cultural Relevance and Accessibility: Evidence-Based Health Promotion Programs Among American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Communities

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Feb 8, 2021

Successful Strategies & Lessons Learned from Implementing Evidence- Based Programs in American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Communities

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Feb 1, 2021

Tip Sheet: Engaging People with Disabilities in Evidence-Based Programs

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Jan 15, 2021

Tip Sheet: Engaging Veterans in Evidence-Based Programs

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Jan 1, 2021

Behavioral Health Programs for Older Adults

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Jan 1, 2021

Evidence-Based Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs

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Jan 1, 2021

Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs

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Jan 1, 2021

Exercise Programs That Promote Senior Fitness

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Jan 1, 2021

Programs for Advance Care Planning, Care Transitions, and Caregiver Support

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Jan 1, 2021

Tip Sheet: Increasing Completion of Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Workshops

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Dec 16, 2020

Lessons Learned from Health Management Associates Report on Medicaid Reimbursement for Evidence-Based Programs

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Dec 8, 2020

Showcasing Community-Based Organization's Innovative Response to COVID-19 with Evidence Based Programs

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Nov 1, 2020

Evidence-based Falls Prevention Programs Risk Continuum Guidance for Program Selection

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Oct 27, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: REACH-TX

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Oct 23, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: PREPARE For Your Care

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Oct 21, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Mind Over Matter: Healthy Bowels, Healthy Bladder (MOM)

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Oct 7, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: TCARE® Support System (Tailored Caregiver Assessment and Referral®)

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Oct 1, 2020

Report: Reimbursement for Evidence-Based Health Promotion Programs in the Community

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Sep 18, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: YMCA Moving for Better Balance (MFBB)

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Sep 15, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: HealthMatters Program™

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Sep 11, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Workplace Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (wCDSMP) (Online, Synchronous)

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Sep 11, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Workplace Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop (wCDSMP) (In-person)

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Sep 11, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Tomando Control de Su Salud (CDSMP in Spanish) (Online, Synchronous)

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Sep 11, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Tomando Control de Su Salud Mailed Tool Kit (Mailed CDSMP in Spanish)

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Sep 11, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Tomando Control de Su Salud (CDSMP in Spanish) (In-Person)

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Sep 11, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Positive Self-Management Program (PSMP) (Online, Synchronous)

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Sep 11, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Positive Self-Management Program (PSMP) (In-person)

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Sep 11, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) (Online, Synchronous)

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Sep 11, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Diabetes Self-Management Mailed Tool Kit (Mailed DSMP)

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Sep 11, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) (In-person)

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Sep 11, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Chronic Pain Self-Management Mailed Tool Kit (Mailed CPSMP)

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Sep 11, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (CPSMP) (Online, Synchronous)

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Sep 11, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (CPSMP) (In-person)

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Sep 11, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Chronic Disease Self-Management Mailed Tool Kit (Mailed CDSMP)

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Sep 11, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) (Online, Synchronous)

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Sep 11, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) (In-person)

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Sep 11, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Cancer Thriving and Surviving (CTS) (Online, Synchronous)

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Sep 11, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Cancer: Thriving & Surviving (In-Person)

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Sep 3, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Wellness Recovery Action Plan

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Sep 3, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance®

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Sep 3, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL) Program

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Sep 3, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: SHARE for Dementia (Support, Health, Activities, Resources, Education)

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Sep 3, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: On the Move

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Sep 3, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Healthy Moves for Aging Well

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Sep 3, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Care Transitions Intervention®

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Sep 3, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: BRI Care Consultation™

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Sep 3, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Better Choices, Better Health® (CDSMP) (Online, Asynchronous)

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Sep 3, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: AEA Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program

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Sep 3, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: AEA Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program (Land based)

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Sep 3, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: PEARLS (Program to Encourage Active, Rewarding Lives)

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Sep 1, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: HomeMeds

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Sep 1, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Florida BRITE Project (Brief Intervention & Treatment for Elders)

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Sep 1, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: FallScape

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Sep 1, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: FallsTalk

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Sep 1, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Active Living Every Day

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Sep 1, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Stress-Busting Program for Family Caregivers

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Sep 1, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Tai Chi Prime

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Sep 1, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Otago Exercise Program

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Sep 1, 2020

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

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Aug 27, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: ¡Sí, Yo Puedo Controlar Mí Diabetes! (¡Sí, Yo Puedo!)

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Aug 27, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Healthy IDEAS

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Aug 20, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Fit & Strong!

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Aug 20, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Walk With Ease

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Aug 20, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention

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Aug 20, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Stepping On

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Aug 20, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Respecting Choices

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Aug 20, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: REACH Community

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Aug 19, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Health Coaches for Hypertension Control

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Aug 19, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: EnhanceWellness

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Aug 19, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Enhance®Fitness

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Aug 19, 2020

Evidence-Based Program: Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less

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Aug 1, 2020

Becoming a Medicare Fee-For-Service Provider: What CBOs Need to Know

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Apr 7, 2020

Webinar: Tools and Tips for Reaching a Remote Audience

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Jan 28, 2020

2019 Newly Approved Evidence-Based Programs to Help Expand Your Programming and Reach

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Dec 6, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions for Administration for Community Living Grantees Implementing Better Choices, Better Health Online

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Apr 1, 2018

Engaging American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Adults in Chronic Disease Self-Management Education

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Mar 5, 2018

Implementing Evidence-Based Programs to Address Chronic Pain

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Aug 1, 2017

State Unit on Aging Survey of Evidence-Based Program Delivery and Review Process: Summary Report

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Mar 29, 2017

Engaging American Indian/Alaska Native Elders in Falls Prevention Programs

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Sep 2, 2015

Falls Prevention Programs: Saving Lives, Saving Money Infographic

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Jun 11, 2012

Using the RE-AIM Implementation Framework to Improve Behavioral Health

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