Stanford Patient Education Research Center
The Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management website also has multiple published articles about the effectiveness of the CDSMP program. Please visit the Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management website for more information.
National Council on Aging: Center for Healthy Aging
The Center for Healthy Aging encourages and assists community-based organizations serving older adults to develop and implement evidence-based health promotion/ disease prevention programs.
National Council on AgingThe National Council on Aging (NCOA) has developed a Cost Calculator that helps organizations determine their personnel cost to implement Healthy Living (CDSMP).
NCOA CDSMP Cost Calculator
Department of Health and Human Services:
Administration on Aging
In order to serve a growing senior population, AoA envisions ensuring the continuation of a vibrant aging services network.
Additionally, the AZ Living Well Institute and its partners have developed two additional resources that you may find useful in determining the best method of implementation for your organization.
The programs offered by the Arizona Living Well Institute are copyrighted programs that require a license to deliver. Please click on the links to learn more about the Licensing Policies (MT level, LL level) related to delivering these programs. If questions remain, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other Evidence-Based Programs offered in Arizona:
Matter of Balance
A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls emphasizes practical strategies to reduce this fear and increase activity levels. Participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable; set realistic goals to increase activity; change their environment to reduce fall risk factors; and exercise to increase strength and balance. A Matter of Balance includes eight two-hour sessions for a small group led by a trained facilitator. This program was developed at the Roybal Center at Boston University, and has been nationally recognized.
- Please visit the City of Phoenix website to located classes in your area.
- City of Phoenix MOB Classes this Fall
The Enhance Fitness Program is a series of specially designed and tested exercises developed specifically for mature participants. The program consists of one-hour classes, meeting three times a week and is designed to be socially stimulating while focusing on areas of recognized importance for mature participants: stretching, low-impact aerobics, strength training and balance.
Please visit the Enhance Fitness website to locate classes in your area.
Arizona Diabetes Coalition
The purpose of the Arizona Diabetes Coalition is to reduce the burden of diabetes on individuals, families, communities, the health care system, and the State.
Find a recognized Diabetes Self-Management Class through the American Diabetes Association.
Area Health Education Centers
The Institute is partnered with all five Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) in the state of Arizona!
Our local partner is the Greater Valley AHEC.