Healthy People

Since 1980, the Healthy People initiative has set measurable objectives to improve the health and well-being of people nationwide. At the beginning of every decade, we launch a new iteration of the initiative that addresses the latest public health priorities and challenges. 

Healthy People 2030 is the initiative’s fifth iteration.

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Let’s Talk About Talking About Healthy Aging

Contemporary approaches to healthy living, with an increasing attentiveness to social determinants of health and the Vital Conditions for Health and Well-Being, hold potential — even real promise — to provide us with longer and greater-quality lives, especially through our later years. Focusing and sustaining meaningful action in support of that potential — that promise — requires a broader perspective on healthy aging and an open and inclusive conversation on the subject.

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Healthy People 2020

HHS has assessed progress toward meeting objective targets over the last decade. Individuals, organizations, and communities committed to improving health and well-being can leverage this information to target their efforts in the new decade. 

Social Determinants of Health

Healthy People 2030 has an increased focus on how the environments where people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age affect health.