Helpful Resources

Welcome to the Helpful Resources page. From here, you can find several links that will help you learn more about Evidence Based Health Promotion, Disease Prevention Programming and Independent Living for Older Adults.


New York State Office for the Aging promotes a variety of programs and services to help older adults remain living independently in their communities. Health promotion programming like the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program and a number of Falls Prevention Programs are promoted throughout the network of Aging Services Providers.

New York State Department of Health Prevention Agenda 2013 – 2018 promotes increased access to high quality chronic disease preventive care and management in both clinical and community settings.

US Administration on Community Living Title IIID of the OAA was established in 1987. It provides grants to States and Territories based on their share of the population aged 60 and over for programs that support healthy lifestyles and promote healthy behaviors. Evidence-based disease prevention and health promotion programs reduce the need for more costly medical interventions. Priority is given to serving elders living in medically underserved areas of the State or who are of greatest economic need.

US Administration on Aging through the Older Americans Act and other legislation, AoA supports programs that help older adults remain as healthy and independent as possible in their homes and communities.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Diabetes Prevention Program—or National DPP—is a partnership of public and private organizations working to reduce the growing problem of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. The partners work to make it easier for people with prediabetes to participate in evidence-based, affordable, and high-quality lifestyle change programs to reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes and improve their overall health.

Stanford Patient Education Research Center – Over the past 30+ years has developed, tested, and evaluated self-management programs for people with chronic health problems.

Evidence Based Leadership Council includes 11 program and four organizational leaders, representing 19 nationally recognized evidence-based programs and four community-based organizations that provide evidence-based programming.

American Diabetes Association Take the pledge and the world know that together we can stop diabetes.

National Council on Aging Empowering older adults to live healthier.

Learn more about the health benefits of Tai Chi this gentle form of exercise can help maintain strength, flexibility, and balance, and could be the perfect activity for the rest of your life.