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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.

Register for the 2021 Healthy Aging Symposium!

Healthy Aging 2021 Symposium logo

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...

July National Health Observances: Hepatitis Awareness and the Importance of Youth Sports

National Health Observances

Each month we feature select National Health Observances (NHOs) that align with our priorities for improving health across the nation. In July we’re raising awareness about viral hepatitis and the importance of youth sports. To make it easy for you to help spread the word, we’ve pulled together some resources below...

Improve Cognitive Health During Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

By John Shean, MPH, associate director of the Healthy Brain Initiative, Alzheimer’s Association June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, a time when people around the nation are having conversations about their own cognitive health — and discussing cognitive well-being with friends, family members, and health care providers...