US Healthy Aging in Action Strategy released

November 8, 2016

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy and the National Prevention Council Release Healthy Aging in Action: Advancing the National Prevention Strategy

Healthy Aging in Action (HAIA) identifies recommendations and actions to promote healthy aging and improve health and well-being in later life. 

The Healthy Aging in Action report aims to:

  • Support prevention efforts to enable older adults to remain active, independent, and involved in their community;
  • Highlight innovative and evidence-based programs from National Prevention Council departments and agencies and local communities that address the challenges related to physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being that are often encountered in later life; and
  • Inform future multisector efforts to promote and facilitate healthy aging in communities.