Offer group educational, social, or physical activities that promote social interactions, regular attendance, and community involvement among older adults
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Government " and "Health Care"
Expand the role of allied dental professionals (e.g., hygienists, therapists, etc.) via changes to statute, dentist supervision requirements, etc.
Provide education, information, counseling, and support for breastfeeding to women throughout pre- and post-natal care
Provide parents with car seats free of charge, via loan or low cost rental, often with education about proper installation and use
Educate parents and caregivers about proper use of car seats and reward parents and/or children for correct use
Use a case management model for frail elderly patients living independently, coordinating aspects of long-term care (LTC) such as status assessment, monitoring, advocacy, care planning, etc.
Engage professional or lay health workers to provide education, referral and follow-up, case management, home visiting, etc. for those at high risk for poor health outcomes; also called promotores de salud
Establish partnerships between farmers and consumers in which consumers purchase a share of a farm’s products in advance
Engage a variety of partners in a highly visible, multi-component effort to increase physical activity, often with efforts to address cardiovascular disease risk factors
Address the needs of teenage mothers via clinic-based programs that provide health care and family planning services as well as case management, counseling, and other supports