Healthy Aging

Promoting health and preventing disease in older Americans is key to the health of the nation. Across ODPHP initiatives, we support efforts to help older adults live longer and stay healthy. Read about educational opportunities, ways to collaborate across sectors, and resources to support your healthy aging work.

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.

ODPHP Announces Keynote and Roundtable Speakers for the 2021 Healthy Aging Symposium

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On September 8 and 9, ODPHP and Trust for America’s Health are hosting the 2021 Healthy Aging Symposium. During this free, 2-day virtual event, attendees will hear from researchers, local and state health officers, aging directors, and policymakers from across the nation who are making a positive impact in the lives of older adults and their families.

Nutrition as We Age: Healthy Eating with the Dietary Guidelines

By Dana DeSilva, PhD, RD, ORISE health policy fellow, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and LT Dennis Anderson-Villaluz, MBA, RD, LDN, FAND, nutrition advisor, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Good nutrition across the lifespan helps prevent chronic disease — and we know that it’s never too late to make improvements to support healthy aging...

Register for the 2021 Healthy Aging Symposium!

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By 2060, 1 in 4 Americans will be age 65 or older — which means efforts to help older adults stay healthy are a national priority. That’s why ODPHP and Trust for America’s Health are hosting the free virtual 2021 Healthy Aging Symposium on September 8 and 9 in observance of Healthy Aging Month. Register today!