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ODPHP plays a crucial role in keeping the nation healthy. Stay up to date on our work by checking out our blog posts, news and announcements, and upcoming events.

Celebrate Healthy Aging Month and Join Us at the Healthy Aging Symposium!

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Every September we recognize Healthy Aging Month as a time to focus national attention on the health and well-being of older adults. In observance of Healthy Aging Month this year, ODPHP and Trust for America’s Health are hosting a free virtual Healthy Aging Symposium this week on September 8 and 9. It’s not too late to register!

ODPHP Announces Panelists and Agenda for 2021 Healthy Aging Symposium

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The 2021 Healthy Aging Symposium kicks off at 1 p.m. ET on September 8, 2021, and it’s not too late to register for this free virtual event. In addition to the keynotes and roundtable speakers, the symposium will include 5 panels focused on the domains of Healthy People’s social determinants of health framework.

September National Health Observances: Healthy Aging, Food Safety and Education, Substance Use Recovery, and More!

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Each month we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the nation. In September we’re raising awareness about healthy aging, food safety, childhood obesity, and substance use recovery.