Outside Resources

Here are some other resources that may provide useful information in the areas of healthy aging, cancer prevention and control, and health disparities.

CDC Built Environment Assessment Tool Manual is a direct systematic observation data collection instrument for measuring the core features and quality of the built environment related to behaviors that affect health, especially behaviors such as walking, biking, and other types of physical activity.

Environmental and Policy Change Clearinghouse
Through agreement between AARP Livable Communities and the CDC-HAN, EPC Clearinghouse resources have been integrated into the AARP Livable Communities Resource Hub.

Evidence-Based Leadership Council
The Evidence-Based Leadership Council is a national collaborative of health innovation leaders who represent evidence-based programs and community-based organizations dedicated to adult wellness.

Environmental and Policy Change to Support Healthy Aging Series
Modules include webinars and presentations on:
Introduction to Environmental and Policy Change for Healthy Aging
Optimal Living Environments for Healthy Aging
Integrated Approaches to Mobility

Health Disparities

CDC health disparities resources

National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities

US DHHS Office of Minority Health

Health Promotion and Marketing

CDC health marketing resources

The Community Guide

Listservs, enewsletters, and email updates

Cancer Prevention Research [listserv]
From the UC Berkeley Prevention Research Center for Family and Community Health.

CDC Prevention Research Centers Program [email updates]

Healthy Aging List [listserv]
A CDC-sponsored forum to exchange information, meeting announcements, and new research findings. Send an email requesting to be added to the list.

National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity (NCPPA) [enewsletter]
Sign up on the NCPPA Web site.