Policymakers should expand opportunities for people to volunteer in their communities. This includes older adults and people with disabilities.
People can stay healthy as they age, in part, by assuming personal responsibility for their health.
Congress should allocate sufficient funds to support and maintain a robust public health infrastructure and population health.
National prevention and health-promotion outreach and education campaigns should be developed and implemented by federal, state, and local governments, alo
Policymakers at all levels should encourage individuals to protect their health by taking advantage of well-funded, evidence-based health-education opportu
Many health care decisions—such as whether to seek health care and where to go for care—can have significant financial consequences for individuals and the
The public and private sectors should prioritize consumer and family caregiver
Consumers should be encouraged and empowered to maintain and, where possible, improve their health.
Government and the private sector should fund provider education and training on consumer and fa
All levels of government and the private sector should provide consumers and their families with the information necessary to make informed choices about t