Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/73992
The National Council on Aging (NCOA)
Evidence-based community falls prevention programs can reduce falls, risk factors, and costs associated with falls. Community-based programs address a wide range of risk factors such as improving muscle strength and balance, removing home hazards that contribute to falls, and increasing confidence to engage in falls-reduction activities. NCOA's infographic highlights key statistics on falls injuries and solutions to help save lives and money.
NCOA has published a resource to help older adults navigate mental health information online. The resource discusses important details to pay attention to when reviewing digital content, including the source, author, and date of publication. The resource also explores how individuals can identify misinformation on the internet.
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/73931
NCOA has published a resource to help older adults navigate mental health information online. The resource discusses important considerations to pay attention to when reviewing digital content, including the source, author, and date of publication, as well explains how to identitfy misinformation.
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/73930
NCOA's Boost Your Budget Week is an annual campaign to educate low-income older adults about money-saving benefits. From April 11-15, 2022 NCOA will be encouraging older adults to see if they qualify for benefits programs to help pay for food, medicine, utilities, and more.
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/73771
This blog post explores how the aging network can leverage home and community based services to address needs and improve the quality of life for older adults with HIV/AIDS. The post explains what evidence-based programs are and provides examples of a few that can support this population, including Falls Prevention and Positive Self-Management programs. It also provides a list of trainings and resources to help better serve older adults with HIV/AIDS.
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/73620