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Use Move Your Way® Materials to Get Older Adults Moving in Your Community!

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May is Older Americans Month and National Physical Fitness & Sports Month — and to celebrate, ODPHP is inviting you to use Move Your Way materials for older adults in your work.Move Your Way is the promotional campaign for the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, and it provides a variety of resources to promote the Guidelines’ key messages...

ODPHP Wins the Grand ClearMark Award for MyHealthfinder Anxiety Topics Pages


The Center for Plain Language has honored ODPHP and Communicate Health with its 2024 Grand ClearMark Award for the new MyHealthfinder Anxiety Topics pages. Judges said that it “conveys a clear sense that the authors carefully considered the needs of the audience and want them to succeed.” The MyHealthfinder Anxiety Topics pages were also the winner in the Websites category and were praised for “showcasing fantastic design along with an empathetic, human, and accessible writing style.”

Announcing Nomination Period for 2024 President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Awards

The President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition (PCSFN) announces the nomination period for the 2024 Council Awards. The 2024 Council Awards recognize individuals or organizations that have contributed in various ways to the advancement or promotion of physical activity, fitness, sports, or nutrition.

Get Active to Support Your Mental Health During National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

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In May we observe National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Since 1983, each President has publicly recognized and promoted the importance of physical activity to good overall health. This year, President Biden issued a Proclamation commemorating this year’s observance, saying, “We can all come together, feel better, and live longer if we stay active, exercise, and keep moving.”