Archive | December, 2010

2010-2011 Guide to Services for Older Delawareans and Persons with Disabilities

These agencies can assist with advocating for the rights of older
persons and persons with disabilities, explaining public policy and
proposed legislation, or teaching persons with disabilities self advocacy skills.

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Colorado Department of Human Services – Seniors

The Division of Aging and Adult Services (AAS) will efficiently and effectively provide human services in support of independent living, self-sufficiency, safety and dignity goals. These goals are on behalf of adults age 18 and over who have disabilities or functional impairments or are otherwise at risk. As a Division, we act upon Colorado Department of Human Service’s vision to be the nation’s leader in helping individuals, families and communities to be safe and independent.

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California Dept., of Health: Genetically Handicapped Persons Program

The Genetically Handicapped Persons Program (GHPP) is a health care program for adults with certain genetic diseases. The GHPP helps people who are on GHPP with their health care needs. The GHPP works with doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other members of the health care team in providing many types of health services.

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How will aging affect Arizona? How will aging affect you?

Arizonans age 65 and older are a rapidly growing segment of our population. The aging of our society is going to have great influence on our way of life, affecting all aspects of society, especially healthcare systems, the economy & government programs. There are reasons to be optimistic about the aging of our population.

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State of New York: Cardiovascular Health in New York State: A Plan for 2004 – 2010

After years of health promotion targeting individuals, the public health community has learned that the environment in which a person lives and works plays a role in health behavior. The New York State Cardiovascular Health Plan is grounded in this new understanding; that is, in giving attention not only to the behavior of individuals but also to the environments in which they live.

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State of Delaware’s Diabetes Control Program (DCP)

The Goal:
• Enhance and provide effective programs and services that target adults age 50
and older.
• Focus on the prevention, management, and control of diabetes and the promotion of
healthy lifestyles.
• Focus on increasing educational outreach and awareness to at-risk populations.
• Provide culturally sensitive and community-based services.

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State of New Jersey Departmet of Health & Senior Services

If you, or someone close to you, is in a hospital or nursing facility and could benefit from this program, ask to speak with the Community Choice counselor assigned to that facility or call our toll-free number at 1-877-856-0877.

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