New “What to Know Before” Webinars!

The AZLWI is proud to announce the release of the newly updated 2012 version of the “What to Know Before Attending a Leader Training” and the newly added “What to Know Before Attending a Master Training”.  We graciously thank our state T-Trainer, Virginia for all of her dedication and persistence to get these completed! The …

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SAMHSA & AoA have partnered to provide Issue Briefs!

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and Administration on Aging (AoA) have partnered with NCOA and others to develop a series of Issue Briefs to address behavioral health issues that are important to older Americans. This Issue Brief is part of a larger collaboration between SAMHSA and AoA to support the planning …

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Wonderful Video about our sister organization GVAHEC and Lottery Funding!

Ellen Owens, Director of the Greater Valley Health Education Center (GVAHEC) share this wonderful information with us yesterday.  “This afternoon the Arizona Lottery held their premier of the “How the Lottery Helps” videos this afternoon.  The following is the link to the video which may be used as a commercial in June!” Here is the …

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Wall Street Journal writes about the CDSMP today!

Check it out!  The Wall Street Journal writes about the CDSMP today! “Same Room, Different Ailments: A program in which patients with varied problems help each other expands nationwide” By ANNE TERGESEN   Here is the online article: Click Here Here is a printable version of the online article: Click Here  

We have reached our GOAL!!!

Hello Healthy Living (CDSMP) Partners! We have reached our goal of 800 completers two months before March 31, 2012.  Thank you so much for all of your hard work to move Arizona past the ARRA-AoA Grant goal! We have surpassed such a great milestone!  Arizona has 820 completers! Way to go Arizona!!

Article in The Arizona Republic and Online USA Today

Check it out! The Healthy Living (CDSMP) and the Arizona Living Well Institute made The Arizona Republic and the online USA Today!  Great job Cathy @ AZLWI and Laurie @ MACTUPP for the publicity!  The article was written as a “HealthExamined” feature for The Arizona Republic found on Friday, January 6, 2012 on page H3. …

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Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions, 4th edition

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions, 4th edition to be released June 1, 2012! Every chapter has been extensively revised and updated—over one third of the material is new to the 4th edition. The new table of contents below notes major changes in green. U.S. 4th edition release date: June 1, 2012 Canadian 4th …

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Federally Qualified Health Centers

The Administration on Aging recently hosted a webinar on successful collaborations between Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and the Aging network in two states: Missouri and New Jersey. The Arizona Living Well Institute, Arizona Department of Health Services, Area Agencies on Aging and other community-based  organizations have partnered with several FQHCs in Arizona to deliver and …

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Healthy Living highlighted in the July AHDConnection Newsletter

The Arizona Living Well Institute and the Healthy Living (CDSMP) workshops were highlighted in the Arizona Health Disparities Center (AHDC)’s newsletter – AHDConnection.   Please find this issue with the full article at

Are you interested in becoming a Lay Leader?

Are you interested in becoming a chronic disease self-management workshop Leader for Healthy Living (CDSMP) or Tomando Control de su Salud (Spanish CDSMP)? If so, please complete this form to register to view the “What to Know Before Attending a Leader Training” webinar. This webinar will help you and your organization better understand what to …

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