Resources for living well
This guide helps older adults and their family members cope with age-related eye diseases. It includes information on healthy eating, being physically active, monitoring blood glucose, taking medications, coping, and other resources. En español
American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
This online software package for diabetes educators allows you to collect and track your patients' behavior change goals, clinical indicators, and medications; administer online patient self-assessments and follow-ups; track information about the educational services you provide; generate reports on individual patient progress and your facility's progress; and more.
American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)
This guide helps health care professionals improve care delivered to patients with diabetes across the entire spectrum—from prevention, screening and initial diagnosis to care of the hospitalized patient. Includes tools and information to help patients manage their diabetes and make positive lifestyle changes.
American College of Physicians (ACP)
American on the Move is an evidence-based nonprofit dedicated to helping you take small steps and make small lifestyle changes for a healthier way of life. This website will help you improve your health and quality of life through healthful eating and active living. Includes an online community, articles on making healthy choices, and more. En español
America on the Move (AOM)
This obesity primer consists of 10 booklets that address adult obesity in the primary care setting. It offers practical recommendations on evaluating patients for health risks related to weight, understanding medication and surgical options, improving communication and counseling, and making office environments more accommodating to obese patients.
American Medical Association (AMA)
The Behavioral Diabetes Institute is an organization dedicated to helping people with diabetes live long, healthy, and happy lives. This website provides an array of evidence-based clinical programs, all designed to help people overcome the emotional and behavioral obstacles to living well with diabetes.
Behavioral Diabetes Institute (BDI)
"This free workshop helps older adults get the support they need and find practical ways to deal with pain, fatigue, and stress. Older adults can also discover better nutrition and exercise choices, understand new treatment options, and learn better ways to talk with their doctor and family about their health.
National Council on Aging (NCOA)
This website is a comprehensive guide to weight management that helps you track your diet and change your habits. In addition to its database of 70,000 foods, CalorieKing offers a food and exercise diary, practical help and tips, step-by-step guidance, interactive goal setting, and motivation and support from the CalorieKing community. A program for physicians is also available.
This program brings face-to-face, small-group sessions to life through conversation maps. With the help of a trained facilitator, participants focus on the health information most relevant to them and relate it to their own experiences. At the end of each session, participants create a workable plan for using what they learn to drive meaningful behavior change in their lives. Training for facilitators is available.
This bilingual Spanish and English guide provides healthy tips for reducing salt and sodium in your diet to lower your blood pressure. En español
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
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