In the area of public health, the Administration on Aging is partnering with the Health Resources and Services Administration to connect with community health centers and federally qualified health clinics.
Collaborative efforts include working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on prevention issues at the national level, and with the National Institutes of Health on the translation of research into practice at the local level. State and local nutrition programs often collaborate with local health departments, as well as chronic disease self-management organizations.

Meeting the Dietary Needs of Older Adults Exploring the Impact of the Physical, Social, and Cultural Environment: Workshop Summary

August 11, 2016

Older adults are a growing demographic group in the United States, and a range of physical, social, financial, and cultural factors affect their nutritional status. Metabolic and physiologic changes that accompany normal aging modify the nutritional requirements of older adults. An examination of evidence is needed to better understand how nutritional status is associated with… Read more »

Toolkit: Improving Aging Services for LGBT Seniors

August 17, 2017

In this webinar, listeners will have the opportunity to learn from Tim R. Johnston, Manager of Education and Training for the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging – why it’s different to grow older as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender identified individual. This interactive webinar explored the culture, needs and concerns of LGBT older… Read more »

Toolkit: Emergency Preparedness for Homebound Seniors – Be Prepared, Be Informed, Be Safe!

October 25, 2016

Emergency Preparedness for Homebound Seniors – Be Prepared, Be Informed, Be Safe! Summary of webinar: This webinar discussed how homebound seniors can be particularly vulnerable in times of emergency, including natural disasters, weather events, and power outages. Also included in the discussion were best practices for helping seniors prepare for emergencies and for helping them… Read more »

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

April 16, 2015

The MMWR weekly contains data on specific diseases as reported by state and territorial health departments and reports on infectious and chronic diseases, environmental hazards, natural or human-generated disasters, occupational diseases and injuries, and intentional and unintentional injuries. Also included are reports on topics of international interest and notices of events of interest to the… Read more »

phConnect

April 16, 2015

phConnect is an online tool that supports public health professionals and those interested in meeting, sharing ideas, and working together to advance public health. phConnect provides members with the ability to join communities, participate in discussions, and work on products with others in the field of public health.