June 2024

The State of Health Among Older Americans

Health and Well-Being Matter. ODPHP Director, RADM Paul Reed, MD.

“Twelve years ago, we asked ourselves the question, ‘Can a community be healthy if its seniors are not?’ That led us to our first spotlight report, and several have come since then.” - Dr. Rhonda Randall, Senior Medical Advisor to America’s Health Rankings & United Health Foundation Board MemberI am happy to introduce another entry in our quarterly vlog series, where we engage with partners in the public and private sectors to discuss the ways in which we can collaborate to advance our collective mission to promote greater health equity and well-being for all people...

Deadline Extended - Nomination Period for 2024 President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Awards Now Closes July 12

President's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition logo

The President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition (Council) has extended the deadline to submit nominations for the 2024 Council Awards. The 2024 Council Awards recognize individuals or organizations that have made contributions to the advancement or promotion of physical activity, fitness, sports, or nutrition...

Southern Nevada Health District: Setting Targets to Drive Improvements in Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Healthy People 2030

This blog post is part of our quarterly series highlighting the work of Healthy People 2030 Champion organizations. Healthy People 2030 Champions are organizations recognized for their work to improve the health and well-being of people in their communities and to help achieve Healthy People 2030’s goals...

Newington Senior and Disabled Center: Staying Flexible and Keeping It Creative to Meet Older Adults’ Needs

This blog post is part of a spotlight series featuring examples of programs and community design changes that get older adults moving. The posts were first published as part of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Midcourse Report: Implementation Strategies for Older Adults and highlight ways to apply strategies from the report in different settings.