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

April 2015
Issue Brief: Funding for Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME)
Tags: Chronic Disease Self-Management, Funding
Format: PDF

NCOA has updated its advocacy issue brief on Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME). The updated brief outlines the FY16 funding of $16 million for CDSME from the Prevention and Public Health Fund.

April 2015
Chronic Disease Self-Management Program: Summary of National and State Translational Research Findings
Tags: Chronic Disease Self-Management
Format: PDF

Source: NCOA

A brief description of the national study of Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs (2010 – 2012) and its findings are summarized in this report.

November 2014
Chronic Disease Self-Management Infographic
Tags: Chronic Disease Self-Management, Education
Format: PDF

Source: NCOA

The Center for Healthy Aging has developed an infographic highlighting the success of CDSME efforts over the years.

September 2014
September 2014
Guide to Medicare Preventive Services and Screenings
Tags: Chronic Disease Self-Management, Medicare, Medication Management, Mental Health, Pain Management, Vision Loss/Blindness
Format: Website

This guide to Medicare preventive services and screenings provides information on services covered by Medicare, preventative visits, and costs associated with visits. Source: Medicare.com

March 2014
Good Oral Health Leads to Cardiovascular Health
Tags: Chronic Disease Self-Management, Healthy Aging Forum, Massachusetts
Format: PDF, Presentation

Download Boston University’s poster presentation from the 2014 Healthy Aging Forum, “Good oral health leads to cardiovascular health: A 15 year follow-up study in Finnish elders.”