News and Announcements
The results are in! The 2019 Aging and Public Health Section Award winners can found on our Awards page.
Reports and Downloads
Hearing Loss and Healthy Aging: Workshop Summary
This summary from the National Academies Press is available as a free download.
The State of Aging and Health in American 2013 (PDF)
This is the sixth volume of a series that presents a snapshot of the health and aging landscape in the United States. The series presents the most current information and statistics on the health of older adults. Supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the report focuses on the health of adults ages 65 years or older in the United States.
The Healthy Brain Initiative's (HBI) State and Local Public Health Partnerships to Address Dementia, The 2018-2023 Road Map
This document from the Alzheimer's Association and CDC focuses on the role that state and local public health agencies and partners can play in promoting cognitive functioning, addressing cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease, and helping meet the needs of caregivers.
Multiple Chronic Conditions Among Adults Aged 45 and Over: Trends Over the Past 10 Years
Studies suggest that the presence of multiple chronic conditions adds a layer of complexity to disease management; recently the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services established a strategic framework for improving the health of this population. This report presents estimates of the population ages 45 and over with two or more of nine self-reported chronic conditions: hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, cancer, stroke, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, current asthma and kidney disease.