Evidence-Based Practice

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Addressing the Health Needs of an Aging America: New Opportunities for Evidence-Based Policy Solutions
From the The Stern Center for Evidence-Based Policy, Meeting the health needs of an aging America requires policy proposals based on the best-available research evidence about how to improve access, affordability and the quality of health services. This study is the first in a series of efforts to connect research evidence to the set of policy recommendations being made to address the health needs of
older adults in the United States

Bandolier’s Guide to Health Living
Bandolier is an independent journal about evidence-based healthcare, written by Oxford scientists. It is the premier source of evidence based healthcare information in the UK and worldwide for both healthcare professionals and consumers. The link about is specific to their section on healthy living for people aged 51 to 75.

The Community Guide
Provides evidence-based recommendations about community preventive services, programs, and policies that are effective in saving lives, increasing longevity, and improving Americans’ quality of life. The task force is an independent, nonfederal, unpaid body appointed by the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Databases of Best Practices
A comprehensive web-based resources for exploring promising approaches to promote community health and development from the Community Toolbox at the University of Kansas.

Evidence Based Health Programs: Learning to Live Well
This PowerPoint program was part of a webinar presented by Mary Hartel on 5/16/13 sponsored by the Minnesota Gerontological Society and others. Might be a good training module for Evolve for Wellness.

Evidence-Based Living: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Real Life

Highest Tier Evidence-Based Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Programs
This chart contains all the highest-level criteria evidence-based disease prevention and health promotion programs that have undergone the Administration for Community Living Administration on Aging’s Older Americans Act Title IIID program submission process. The chart outlines thirty programs, including descriptions, costs, contact information, program goals, target audience, and training requirements.