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Health & Wellness

Mission: To help Florida’s elders remain healthy, safe and independent.

Evidence-based Programs

What are evidence-based health promotion programs?

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

    • Aid in overcoming fatigue
    • Enhanced symptom and pain management
    • Improved food choices and portion control
    • Opportunities to connect socially
    • Increased and maintained strength and balance

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