Tag Archives: Chronic Disease Self-Management


July 2016
Health Benefits of Swimming for All
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Alzheimer's Disease, Arthritis, Chronic Disease Self-Management, Fall Prevention, Physical Activity
Format: Website

This resource provides information on the health benefits of swimming for people of all ages. It also shares the benefits of swimming for those with arthritis, chronic pain, Alzheimer’s disease, and more.

September 2015
Offering Chronic Disease Self-Management Education In Rural Areas
Tags: Chronic Disease Self-Management
Format: PDF

Read tips, success stories, and innovative approaches for offering Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) programs in rural communities. Source: NCOA

July 2015
Advice for older people on staying safe in hot weather
Tags: Chronic Disease Self-Management, Safety, Summer
Format: Website

“Summer weather can pose special health risks to older adults and people with chronic medical conditions. It is critically important that adults particularly susceptible to hyperthermia and other heat-related illnesses know how to safeguard against problems. The National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, has some tips to help avoid the hazards of hot weather.” Source: NIH

February 2014
National Council on Aging
Tags: Chronic Disease Self-Management, Elder Abuse, Fall Prevention, Family Caregiving, Medicare
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Visit the National Council on Aging website for information on disease prevention, benefits checkups, elder abuse, falls prevention, Medicare, and more. Find resources in many topic areas geared toward aging professionals, older adults, aging advocates and caregivers.

January 2014
National Council on Aging – Chronic Disease
Tags: Chronic Disease Self-Management
Format: Website

Download tools and resources from the National Council on Aging’s Chronic Disease page.

January 2014
National Council on Aging – Managing Your Medicine
Tags: Chronic Disease Self-Management, Medication Management
Format: Website

This article by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) explains why managing your medication matters.

December 2013
Grantmakers in Aging
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Arts in Aging, Chronic Disease Self-Management, Elder Abuse, Fall Prevention, Family Caregiving, Finances, Funding, Housing, Mental Health, Multicultural Aging, Nutrition, Older Workers, Pain Management, Physical Activity, Retirement, Social Engagement, Transportation
Format: Website

Grantmakers in Aging is a membership organization that is a national catalyst for philanthropy, with a common dedication to improving the experience of aging. This website provides information on a variety of aging issues from affordable housing to mental health, family caregiving, and transportation and more.

December 2013
National Council on Aging – Chronic Conditions
Tags: Chronic Disease Self-Management
Format: Website

This link provides news and resources on chronic conditions from the National Council on Aging.