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Health & Wellness

Mission: To foster an environment that promotes well-being for Florida’s elders and enables them to remain in their homes and communities.

Evidence-based Programs

What are evidence-based health promotion programs?

    Programs that have been researched and proven to be effective in the prevention and symptom management of certain chronic health conditions.

Types of evidence-based programs:

    • Chronic disease self-management
    • Falls prevention programs
    • Fitness programs
    • Nutrition programs
    • Strength and balance programs
    • Mental health programs

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Senior Couple at the Beach

What are the benefits to participants of evidence-based programs?

    • Overcoming their fatigue
    • Positively managing symptoms/pain management
    • Making healthier food choices and portion control
    • Connecting with other individuals (socialize)
    • Managing their medications
    • Building strength and maintain balance

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