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TFAH Celebrates Older Americans Month: Powered by Connection

This annual celebration, first declared in 1963, provides the opportunity to not only recognize older Americans’ contributions to our society, but also to highlight challenges and reaffirm our commitment to serving older adults across the country.

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Building Strategic Partnerships to Create Age-Friendly Communities

A production of Trust for America’s Health’s (TFAH) Age-Friendly Public Health systems Initiative. Hosted by TFAH’s President and CEO Dr. J. Nadine Gracia, this episode features Bill Armbruster, a Senior Advisor at AARP.

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What's Public Health got to do with... Infusing Health Equity Across the Life Span?

The Centers for Disease Control defines health equity as “the state in which everyone has a fair and just opportunity to attain their highest level of health.” When the conditions for health equity are not met, health disparities arise…

February blog

Aligning the 10 Essential Public Health Services & the AFPHs 6Cs

The brief illustrates the alignment between Age-Friendly Public Health Systems’ 6Cs Framework for Supporting Healthy Aging and the 10 Essential Public Health Services. Taken together, both frameworks give public health practitioners tools to support healthy aging.

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AFPHS Recognition Program Honors Engagement in Healthy Aging

Trust for America’s Health has released a revised AFPHS Recognition Program that honors engagement and provides greater flexibility to achieve recognition.

AFPHS Recognition Program

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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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