Volunteer Opportunity

Have you or someone you know been affected by Alzheimer’s or Dementia? We are currently looking for volunteers to help older adults with our breakthrough memory program that could significantly extend independent living for people with conditions like Alzheimer’s and Dementia.  To volunteer you need to: Commit 2-6 hours of your time a week for …

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For everything there is a season

Hello all, My heart has been poured into the development of the Arizona Living Well Institute over the last 4.5 years, and I am so very grateful for each and every one of you. I am glad to announce that I will be starting my new position as the Director of Strategic Community Partnerships at …

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New report on CDSME grantee progress!

New report on CDSME grantee progress The latest progress report from the Administration for Community Living (ACL)/Administration on Aging (AoA) highlights how most Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) grantees have met their two-year target benchmarks, are successfully reaching the intended populations, and have extended their geographic reach.  Read the report

Mark your calendar for January 14th – Arizona Rural & Public Health Policy Forum!

Mark your calendar for the 2015 Arizona Rural & Public Health Policy Forum! Wednesday, January 14, 2015 | 8:15 AM – 4:15 PM Arizona State Capitol | 1700 W. Washington | Phoenix, Arizona Click HERE for the pdf flyer. The Arizona Rural & Public Health Policy Forum is designed to address current rural and public health policy …

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Supporting the Family of Mike Rodriguez (Virginia-our state T-Trainer)

Hello all, As many of you now know, Virginia Rodriguez’s, our state T-Trainer, husband passed away on Sunday, October 26th. I personally view this network of CDSMP facilitators as my family,and I know that Virginia feels the same way. This fund has been set up to help support the Rodriguez family following the sudden loss …

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Information Graphic from Health Services Advisory Group, Arizona’s Quality Improvement Organization

We would like to share this information from our friends at Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG).  As many of you know, HSAG, the Arizona QIO, contracts with CMS to work on specific initiatives that CMS defines.  This graphic depicts the work hospitals and the community are asked to do each and every day.  It is …

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Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism Webinars

The Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism, cordially invites you to attend and participate in one of three scheduled service and volunteerism capacity building webinars scheduled for the coming weeks: The Commission on Service and Volunteerism has an upcoming funding opportunity for new, three-year AmeriCorps State programs.  Specific technical assistance will be provided on how to write …

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AZLWI’s on the Radio Today from 10:00am-11:00am

SOUTHWEST PROSTATE CANCER FOUNDATION’S RADIO SHOW         Presents “Family Health Talk Show”                                                                     SPONSORED BY ASHLINE Arizona Smoker’s Helpline 1-800-55-66-222 Ashline.org/help   What: Family Health Talk Show Topic:  The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program & Women and Heart Disease. Special Guest & Presenters: Dr. Melanie Mitros, PhD, Iva Smolens MD, and Ms. Wende Rosania …

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VA & NCOA partnership offers practical support to families caring for Veterans

VA, NCOA partnership offers practical support to families caring for veterans The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) and National Council on Aging (NCOA) have partnered to offer a unique online workshop called Building Better Caregivers™. The program supports families caring for veterans with dementia, memory problems, traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, or other serious …

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Free online arthritis workshop!

With support from the CDC, NCOA is partnering with the Arthritis Foundation to offer Better Choices, Better Health®-Arthritis free of charge. Over six weeks, participants will learn strategies to reduce pain, decrease activity limitations, and improve their ability and confidence to manage arthritis—all from the convenience of their computer. REGISTER HERE:  http://www.arthritistoday.org/arthritis-self-management-program/ Get the support …

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