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.

Inform the Development of the Physical Activity Guidelines Midcourse Report on Older Adults 

HHS is seeking public input to help inform the Physical Activity Guidelines Midcourse Report on older adults. HHS is requesting input through written comments and nominations of qualified candidates to support the development of the report.

Healthy Aging Symposium Sessions Now Available on Demand!

Healthy Aging 2021 Symposium.

On September 8 and 9, ODPHP and Trust for America’s Health hosted the free virtual 2021 Healthy Aging Symposium to focus national attention on the health and well-being of older adults. If you didn’t attend the symposium and want to see what you missed — or you attended and want to rewatch a session — you can! That’s because all the Healthy Aging Symposium sessions, trainings, and resources are available for free on demand. 

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

Healthy Aging 2021 Symposium.

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!