Sample forms and resources are provided for example purposes only. They should be updated and modified according to your local laws and your organization’s needs.

Young at Heart: Tips for Older Adults

April 15, 2015

A consumer-friendly resource that outlines for older adults how healthy weight status, healthy eating, physical activity and stress management can support optimal health.

America’s Health Rankings

April 15, 2015

The America’s Health Rankings are based on an analysis of social, individual and public health measures such as public health expenditure, preventable hospitalization, primary care physician data, chronic disease prevalence, educational attainment, obesity and risky behaviors like smoking and physical inactivity. Available on the America’s Health Rankings site are an annual report, a senior focused… Read more »

Health 2013

April 15, 2015

Health, United States, 2013 is the 37th annual report on the health status of the Nation and is submitted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to the President and Congress. It contains detailed tables and charts on health status and its determinants, health care resources, health care utilization, and health insurance and expenditures.

An Aging Nation: The Older Population in the United States

April 16, 2015

This report examines how the age structure of the U.S. population is expected to change over the coming decades and focuses on the older population in terms of age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin. The U.S. population is projected to grow older over the next several decades and the racial and ethnic composition of the… Read more »

The Baby Boom Cohort in the United States: 2012 to 2060

April 16, 2015

This report examines changes in the U.S. population over the coming decades, with a focus on the baby boom cohort and its future role in shaping the demographic composition of the United States. The size and structure of this population will have implications for researchers, policy makers, health care professionals, and others seeking to anticipate… Read more »

Healthy People 2020

April 16, 2015

Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. Healthy People 2020. Healthy People 2020 is the result of a multiyear process that reflects input from a diverse group of individuals and organizations.

A Profile of Older Americans: 2013

April 16, 2015

A Profile of Older Americans: 2013 is a compilation of the latest key statistics on older Americans in key subject areas, including both narrative and statistical charts on future growth, marital status, race and ethnic composition, living arrangements, poverty, housing, income, education, employment, health and health care status, as well as disability and activity limitations.

ACL Releases Profile of Older Americans

May 13, 2015

A Profile of Older Americans: 2013 is a compilation of the latest key statistics on older Americans in key subject areas, including both narrative and statistical charts on future growth, marital status, race and ethnic composition, living arrangements, poverty, housing, income, education, employment, health and health care status, as well as disability and activity limitations.

State of Aging in America 2013

April 16, 2015

The State of Aging and Health in America 2013 is the sixth volume of a series that presents a snapshot of the health and aging landscape in the United States. This series presents the most current information and statistics, often specifically commissioned for the report, on the health of older adults. The State of Aging… Read more »

Making Your Printed Health Materials Senior Friendly

April 15, 2015

Effective health education materials are designed with the target population in mind. There are some special considerations when developing written materials for older people. Changes to learning and memory may affect an older reader’s ability to absorb content. In addition, the way information needs to be presented must accommodate the cognitive and physical changes that… Read more »

Setting a New Table: More than a Meal – The Older Americans Act Nutrition Program

April 16, 2015

This report emphasizes the need to ‘set a new table’ for long-term services and supports for older adults, and summarizes the vital relationship between adequate quality meals, nutrition services and health/wellbeing. A review of the purpose of the Older Americans Act Nutrition Program (OAANP), the population served by this program, and data on the impact… Read more »

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Rates: Fiscal Years 2010 and 2011

April 16, 2015

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps low-income individuals purchase food so that they can obtain a nutritious diet. SNAP is the largest of the domestic food and nutrition assistance programs administered by the Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service. The participation rates presented in this report estimate the percentage of individuals eligible under… Read more »

Million Hearts

April 16, 2015

Million Hearts® is a web-based resource center developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to unite communities, health systems, nonprofit organizations, federal agencies, and private-sector agencies from across the country as partners in the fight against heart disease and stroke. This website provides background information on… Read more »

Toolkit: POMP To Go Part 1

August 17, 2017

Resource Topic Guide The POMP website contains all the information and tools necessary to conduct performance-related surveys of Older Americans Act service recipients on the state and local level. These tools may also be useful to other social service and support programs. POMP Tutorial for the POMP Toolkit (WMV, 7 minutes) to familiarize you with… Read more »