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Bullet point Must be 18 years of age or older

Bullet point DO NOT need to have insurance

Bullet point DO NOT need to have an official diagnosis

Bullet point DO NOT Need to be under a doctor's care

Bullet point DO NOT need to have a doctor's referral to attend the workshops

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Welcome to Living Well with Chronic Conditions in Washington State!

Web Portal for Healthy Aging and Chronic Condition Self-Management Programs


Living A Healthy Life TA Conference on Thursday, September 24, 2015

See the link below to register now!

Click here to register for the Living A Health Life TA Conference that will be held at Tukwila Community Center.

 This year's UW Elder Friendly Futures Conference is quickly approaching!  Click this link for more information and to register for this year's conference scheduled to be held September 17-18, 2015: 

Disabilities Tip Sheet

Wondering how to best engage people with disabilities in Evidence-Based Programs? Click here for a tip sheet from the National Council on Aging (NCOA)!

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What a difference CDSMP is making!


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The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is having a significant impact on the health of seniors nationwide. Our Center for Healthy Aging has the results: a 21% improvement in depression, 15% improvement in unhealthy physical days, 12% improvement in medication compliance, and a $364 per participant net savings.

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National Dissemination of Evidence-Based Health Promotion Programs for Older Adults: Successes, Challenges, and Impact

Listed below is a link to a presentation on September 12, 2013 titled “National Dissemination of Evidence-Based Health Promotion Programs for Older Adults: Successes, Challenges, and Impact.” Presenters were from the Administration for Community Living- Michele Boutaugh and National Council on Aging staff-Kristie Kulinski, Sue Lachenmayr and Cynthia Woodcock.  The conference took place in Washington D.C.

Please note that in the presentation slide” CDSME County Presence” Washington State data was not correct.  The data depicted was from the ARRA grant 2010-2012.  The slide does not show the other 9 AAAs currently offering CDSME.






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