The 2018 Healthy Aging Summit kicks off in less than 3 weeks! We hope you’ll join us on June 16 and 17 in Washington, DC, to discuss how to maximize the health of older adults.

The last day for online registration has been extended to Friday, June 29 — so if you’ve haven’t already, register today to take advantage of the online rate!

We’re pleased to announce that Dr. Claudia H. Kawas will be the keynote speaker for the second day of this year’s Healthy Aging Summit. Dr. Kawas, a geriatric neurologist and researcher, is the Al and Trish Nichols Chair in Clinical Neuroscience at the University of California, Irvine — and a professor of Neurobiology & Behavior and Neurology. Some of her major research interests include the epidemiology of aging and Alzheimer's disease, the determinants of successful aging, and the cognitive and functional abilities of people age 90 years and older.
July 10, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET | Register now

Register for the 10th meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030 (Committee). The Committee will:

Continue its deliberations regarding the Nation’s health promotion and disease prevention objectives Further develop recommendations on topics including: Target-setting methods for the Healthy People 2030 objectives The roles of health promotion, health and well-being, health equity, health literacy, systems science, summary measures, and law and policy in Healthy People 2030

Be a part of the Healthy People 2030 development process.…

Tooth decay (also known as caries or cavities) is one of the most common chronic health conditions affecting children in the United States. American Indian and Alaska Native children have especially high rates of tooth decay; the rate for American Indian and Alaska Native children ages 3 to 5 is 43% — more than 4 times the rate for white children.

Each month, we release an infographic with the latest data related to a Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicator (LHI) topic. These infographics show progress toward Healthy People 2020 LHI targets — and show where there’s still work to be done.

This month’s featured LHI topic is Oral Health. Check out the infographic below, then head over to the Healthy People 2020 LHI Infographic Gallery to see infographics for other LHI topic areas.…

Register Now | June 13, 2018 | 12:00 PM ET

Join Healthy People 2020 and the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance on Wednesday, June 13 at 12:00 p.m. ET for a Spotlight on Health webinar about diabetes prevention programs (DPPs) and new payment options. We’ll discuss:

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) and the Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program The Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP), which launched on April 1, 2018 Private-sector coverage for diabetes prevention Best practices from the YMCA of the USA on offering diabetes prevention programs to individuals with prediabetes Efforts to increase patient referrals to DPP by educating health care providers

This webinar will highlight the following objectives from the Diabetes topic area:

Reduce the annual number of new cases of diagnosed diabetes in the population (D-1) Increase prevention behaviors in persons at high risk for diabetes with prediabetes (D-16)

About Diabetes

Diabetes affects an estimated 30 million people in the United States.…