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Arthritis Resources: North Carolina and NationallyArthritis resources both in North Carolina and nationally including data, evidence-based programs, and the American Physical Therapy Association.  

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CDC STEADI Toolkits for Providers and PatientsCDC STEADI (Stopping Elderly Accidents Deaths and Injuries) Toolkits for Providers and Patients.

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CDC STEADI-RxCDC STEADI (Stopping Elder Accidents, Death, and Injury) RX is a guide for pharmacists on how to screen pharmaceutical patients, assess their medications, and intervene to reduce fall risk.

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CEU Opportunities for PT/PTAs, Ideas for referrals to Evidence Based Falls Prevention Programs– Part 3CEU opportunities and Referral ideas for PT/ PTA’s. “Community-Based Falls Prevention Programs: Moving from Screening to Intervening.”

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Community Evidence-Based Programs in Falls Prevention and Chronic Disease Management (CDM): Moving from Screening to InterveningWatch the Healthy Aging NC presentation, “Community Evidence-Based Programs in Falls Prevention and CDM: Moving from Screening to Intervening,” to the NC Physical Therapy Association Special Interest Group on Falls Prevention.

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Find Accredited Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) ProgramsIn your area: Medicare Reimbursement through Diabetes Self Management Education and Support (DSMES).

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Guided Physical Therapists and Evidence-Based Community Programs ToolkitUse this presentation as a guide to help you present evidence-based community programs to physical therapists.

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HANC Webinar Part IIThe Otago Exercise Program – US Implementation Model: A structured and progressive balance improvement program.

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Healthy Aging NC Community Based Falls Prevention ProgramsThis resource will guide people to the program that is a best fit for an individual or community.

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Leader Resource: How to follow-up on Physical Therapist office visitsAre you interested in reaching out to Physical Therapists?  This toolkit includes a sample presentation, talking points, a program handout, and follow-up points.

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Living Healthy: Physical Activity GuidelinesHalf of all American adults have one or more preventable chronic diseases. 7/10 chronic disease can be positively influenced by exercise.

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National Council on Aging (NCOA): 6 Steps to Prevent a FallFollow these 6-steps to prevent falling for you or your community presented by NCOA.

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NC Special Emphasis Report: Fall Injuries among Older AdultsThis report shares facts and statistics about unintentional falls among older adults in North Carolina from 2005-2014.

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Next Steps after Physical Therapy: Community Evidence-Based ProgramsList of Healthy Aging NC Programs, a guide to next steps after physical therapy.

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North Carolina Falls InfographicThe National Council for Older Adults (NCOA) presents an NC specific infographic detailing falls prevention programs and their effectiveness.

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Opioids and Aging Symposium-2019Living Healthy with Chronic Pain: How evidence-based programs can help manage the pain.

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Patient Activation Measures (PAM) for Clinicians The Patient Activation Measure (PAM) is a 13-item survey that assesses a person’s knowledge and confidence in managing chronic health conditions.  Learn more about the results of this measure with participants of the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program here in NC.

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Physical Therapy Tools: NC Physical Therapy Association Fall ConferenceTools for Physical Therapists: Community Evidence-Based Programs to manage Fall Risk and Chronic Pain.

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PowerPoint Toolkit for Fall Prevention and Chronic Conditions Explore the relationship of chronic conditions with falls, including types of diseases and risk factors.

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Referral Handout for Healthy Aging NC Evidence-based ProgramsThis referral handout is a great tool for helping participants and patients find the best evidence-based program for them. Healthy Aging NC helps connect agencies and programs that improve community health.

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What is Arthritis?With over 100 types of arthritis, this quick guide of facts and statistics about arthritis will shed some light on this multifaceted disease.

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What is Fibromyalgia?What is Fibromyalgia? This resource outlines definitions, symptoms, and helps identify next steps.

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What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?What is Rheumatoid Arthritis? Read this factsheet for definitions, facts and treatment.

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Workplace Health / Worksite WellnessWorkplace Health/Wellness Programs refer to strategies to ensure the health and safety of all employees.

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