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FY16 Funding: Older Americans Act

04.29.2015

Oral Health America recently submitted a written testimony to the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health & Human Services, Education and Related Agencies requesting FY2016 funding for all programs administered under the Older Americans Act (OAA) be restored to at least FY2010 levels. Read More »

Who Should Get Checked for Cholesterol?

04.21.2015

It is good to know your cholesterol levels because having high blood cholesterol can increase your chance of developing heart disease or having a heart attack. Take charge of your health today and find ways to lower your risk of heart disease.  Read More »

National Volunteer Week

04.16.2015

National Volunteer Week is about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out imaginative ways to engage in their communities. It’s about demonstrating to the nation that by working together, we have the fortitude to meet our challenges and accomplish our goals.How have you or other older adults volunteered this year? Read More »

Today is World Health Day

04.07.2015

Today is World Health Day

April 7th, 2015 is World Health Day! This year's focus is food safety. We all need food to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Learn how you can make more informed food choices.  Read More »

WHCOA Regional Forum

03.31.2015

WHCOA Regional Forum

The White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) has been held every decade since the 1960s to address issues currently faced by older adults. Tune in today to watch a live stream of the WHCOA regional forum in Phoenix, Arizona.  Read More »

Health Quiz

03.30.2015

This week's New York Times' health quiz asked, what statement about teeth whiteners is NOT supported by evidence? How will you answer?  Read More »

Diabetes Alert Day

03.23.2015

Diabetes Alert Day

More than a quarter of people with diabetes—8 million—don’t know they have it. Take the Diabetes Risk Test now! Read More »

March is National Kidney Month

03.13.2015

Celebrate National Kidney Month! Thirty-one million Americans are living with chronic kidney disease, giving us thirty one more reasons to take care of our health. Read More »

Keep On Smiling

03.11.2015

Aging is fun, everyone is doing it. Take the initiative to encourage others to break free from the mold and truly live more of their life as they age. Read More »

Aging Wisely

03.02.2015

Do you want to age wisely and healthy? There are a few things you can do that can positively impact your health as you age.  Read More »