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 …

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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, …

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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; …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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Evidence-Based Program: Chronic Disease Self-Management Mailed Tool Kit (with or without telephone scripts)

Chronic Disease Self-Management Mailed Tool Kit (with or without telephone scripts) is an interactive English language workshop delivered by mailed tool kit with materials that …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Evidence-Based Program: Tomando Control de Su Salud (adapted Chronic Disease Self-Management Program) in Person

Tomando Control de Su Salud (adapted Chronic Disease Self-Management Program) in Person is an interactive Spanish language workshop delivered for those living with one or …

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Evidence-Based Program: Tomando Control de Su Salud Mailed Tool Kit (with or without telephone scripts)

Tomando Control de Su Salud Mailed Tool Kit (with or without telephone scripts) is an interactive Spanish language workshop delivered by mailed tool kit with …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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NCOA Launches Falls Free CheckUp/Chequeo Contra Caídas: Bilingual Tool to Prevent One of the Greatest Health Risks to Older Adults

12-question online screening tool identifies falls risks and offers resources to take action to reduce them Arlington, VA (September 14, 2020) – During 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 …

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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. …

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Medicare Open Enrollment: Tools for Professionals

The annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for beneficiaries to join, switch, or leave Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug plans runs October 15 …

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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 …

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3 Programs Approved for Older Americans Act Title III-D Funding

Three evidence-based programs were recently approved by the Evidence-Based Program Review Council based at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Thurston Arthritis Research Center. …

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Things to Do in Whiting to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

While this year has brought its challenges, there are certainly matters to celebrate – and the holiday season is the perfect time to focus on …

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President-Elect Biden and New Congress Must Act Quickly to Address COVID-19 Threats to Older Americans

NCOA outlines three priorities for first 100 days and remainder of 2021 Arlington, VA (November 9, 2020) – The National Council on Aging (NCOA), a …

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Seven Dimensions of Wellness… and How to Achieve Them

Wellness is “the quality or state of being in good health, especially as an actively sought goal.” This definition highlights the importance of what wellness …

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Issue Brief: Showcasing Community-Based Organizations Leading Innovative Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic with Evidence Based Programs

The response to the coronavirus pandemic from the U.S. health care and the aging network’s ecosystems has been remarkable. Each industry has worked quickly to …

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A Healthy Body: Indoor Exercise for Seniors

No matter what stage of life you’re in, exercise is an important aspect of your health. Mobility can become an issue as we get older, …

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What Are the Advantages of Living in a Senior Living Community?

Retirement is an exciting stage in your life. You have more time to go out and explore the world, or to simply relax and enjoy …

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Senior Living Communities Receive Grants

Funds will support health care and culinary apprenticeship programs Two senior living communities managed by Life Care Services will receive state grant funds to support …

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Resource Guide: Remote Delivery of Evidence-based Programs

In March 2020, providers of evidence-based health promotion programs canceled in-person classes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While some evidence-based programs were ready to …

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Walking! Good for Mind, Body and Soul

Walking. It is one of my absolute favourite pastimes and more importantly exercise. I am passionate about coaxing others to walk too. And even more …

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