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Accreditation StandardsMedicare Reimbursement through Diabetes Self Management Education and Support.

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Achieving Medicare Reimbursement for Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) Programs“Achieving Medicare Reimbursement to Sustain CDSME Programs: A Road Worth Traveling”.

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CDC STEADI Toolkit OverviewThe “CDC STEADI Toolkit” helps providers learn to screen patients for fall risk, assess modifiable risk factors, and intervene to reduce risk by using effective clinical and community strategies.

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Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSME) Toolkit InstructionsInstruction sheet on using the CDSMP Toolkit (mailed CDSMP guidelines)

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Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) Toolkit InformationThis toolkit includes all tools in the CDSMP, packaged into a one-time mailing. It offers an alternative method for those who cannot attend a CDSMP workshop in person or online.

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Connecting A Matter of Balance (AMOB) Coaches During COVID-19Reminders for Running an Effective Class: Connecting AMOB Coaches During COVID-19

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Connecting A Matter of Balance (AMOB) Coaches During COVID-19: Video PresentationThis video presentation of “Connecting AMOB Coaches- Reminders to Run an Effective Class,” highlights main objectives to achieve an effective class.

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Covid-19: What does that mean as an instructor?How can we communicate, learn, and teach during Covid-19?

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Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) Agency Readiness AssessmentAssessment to gauge agencies strengths and weaknesses prior to starting the DSMES Accreditation Process.

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Fall Prevention Awareness Week Toolkit for Tai Chi Implementation for Arthritis and Fall PreventionThe National Council on Aging (NCOA) provides this comprehensive toolkit for implementing Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention.

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Falls Prevention Programs in North Carolina: Frequently Asked QuestionsAnswers to frequently asked questions about Falls Prevention Programs in North Carolina.  

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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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From A Matter of Balance (AMOB) to Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) Toolkit: Phone ScriptMove from AMOB to the Living Healthy Program (also known as Chronic Disease Self Management) is for anyone experiencing chronic disease and/or chronic pain and would like to build confidence in their ability to manage the symptoms of their chronic conditions.

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Group Version Walk With Ease (WWE)-Class Zero. Self-Guided VideoWatch this video to learn more about WWE and participate either as a leader or a participant.

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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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Guided Talking Points for Physical Therapist OutreachFollow these suggested talking points when describing evidence-based programs to Physical Therapists.

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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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Instructor Resource (Video): Introduction and Lesson- Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls PreventionEnjoy this Free Lesson from Dr Paul Lam’s Tai Chi for Arthritis.

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Instructor Resource: Guidance for Implementing Tai Chi for Arthritis as an Ongoing ProgramLearn more about how the National Coalition for Older Adults (NCOA) National Falls Prevention Resource Center recommend the implementation of ongoing Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention.

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Instructor Resource: Guide to Conducting Lessons via Internet for TCHI Board Certified InstructorsGuide to Conduct Lessons via Internet for Certified Instructors with Dr. Lam’s Online Lessons.

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Leader Resource: Disabilities Inclusion ToolkitAdd skills to your toolbox with this “Toolkit for Being Inclusive of Participants with Disabilities.”

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Leader Resource: Enhanced Self-Directed Walk With Ease (WWE) Leader PowerPointThis resource provides leaders with the information necessary to instruct an enhanced self-direct WWE program.

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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 At Home FlyerAdvertise the Living Healthy at Home program with your community.

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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 for Older Adults (NCOA) Falls Prevention Conversation Guide for CaregiversCaregivers, let’s have a conversation about keeping you and your family safe and active.

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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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New Falls Prevention BrochureLooking for balance? Want to stay strong, independent, and steady on your feet? Healthy Aging NC programs can help you!

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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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PowerPoint Toolkit for Being Inclusive of Participants with DisabilitiesThis toolkit includes best practices for planning, promoting, recruiting, and facilitating evidence-based programs with participants with disabilities.

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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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Presentation Notes for Teaching Tai Chi/ Fall Prevention Online WebinarUse this presentation as a guide to help you facilitate online Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention.

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Quick Reference Guide for Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention Program ImplementationThis is a comprehensive reference guide for implementing Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention.

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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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Road to Diabetes Self-Management Education Support (DSMES) Accreditation“Road to Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) Accreditation: Our Path, Successes and Challenges”

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Self-Directed Version: Walk With Ease Class Zero VideoFinding Your Stride: The Self-Directed Walk With Ease Program

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Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention Instructor ExpectationsThis factsheet answers common questions on the expectations of being a Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention Instructor.

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Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention Instructor FAQThis factsheet answers common questions on becoming a Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention Instructor.

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Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention Program Implementation: Quick Reference GuideComprehensive reference for implementing Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention.

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Timed Up and Go (TUG) Training VideoWatch this Timed Up and Go (TUG) training video to train community lay leaders to gather functional assessment data.

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Tip Sheet for Offering Session 0 and Co-Teaching Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall PreventionThis tip sheet offers insight on how offering Session 0 and Co-Teaching can support Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention instructors and participants.

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UNCA Walk With Ease (WWE) Academic CourseExplore and learn more about a 6-week Walk With Ease (WWE) program though this UNCA course.

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Video practice for Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention – Warm-up SeriesVideo practice for Tai chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention: Warm-up Series.

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Video Practice for Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention Part I & IIVideo practice for Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention: Part 1 Basic 6, Advanced 6 and Part 2

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Walk With Ease (WWE) Enhanced Self-Directed ToolkitThis kit will help you lead a WWE Self-Directed Program.

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Walk With Ease (WWE) New Leader Orientation PowerPointThis resource will help you feel prepared and ready to lead a WWE program with ease and confidence.

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Walk With Ease Frequently Asked QuestionsAnswers to common questions about the 6-week, evidence-based Walk With Ease program.

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Walk With Ease ToolkitThis Walk With Ease (WWE) Toolkit is designed for program administrators across the community sector of agencies interested in offering the Arthritis Foundation’s WWE program. It includes educational information about osteoarthritis (OA) and arthritis-appropriate evidence-based interventions (AAEBIs), as well as resources that you can use to market, implement, and evaluate …

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Webinar – Teaching tips for Online Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall PreventionLearn more about successfully teaching online Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention.

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Well Coaches Webinar- 2019Tools for Health Coaching:  Evidence-based programs for physical activity and self-care.

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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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Workplace Health: 2019Workplace Health Programs: Information, Implementation, and Examples for 2019.

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