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AFPHS Recognition Program Honors Engagement in Healthy Aging

Since 2017, Trust for America's Health (TFAH) has been working with state and local health departments to expand their roles in improving the health and well-being of older adults. To further encourage health department adoption of healthy aging as a core function, TFAH is releasing a revised AFPHS Recognition Program that honors engagement and provides greater flexibility to achieve recognition.

AFPHS Recognition Program

Reframing Aging: Harnessing the Power of Our Words

The third installment of AFPHS’ training around ageism. Focusing on addressing ageism and its relevance to both public health and the aging services sector.

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Trust for America's Health is a Healthy People Champion 2030

As an organization that prioritizes optimal health for all people, Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) is pleased to be recognized as a Healthy People 2030 (HP 2030) Champion by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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What's Public Health Got to Do With... State Health Officials?

The Age-Friendly Public Health Systems monthly blog series, “What’s Public Health Got to Do With?” This series is designed to stir up conversation, generate interest, and challenge healthy aging stakeholders to engage more deeply in age-friendly public health issues.

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Recognition Program

Age-Friendly Public Health Systems Recognition Program

TFAH is supporting state and local health departments as they work to adopt healthy aging as a core public health function through the AFPHS Recognition Program. This program provides states and local health departments with the opportunity to receive recognition for their work to support the health of older adults.

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