Healthy Aging Month

The month of September was designated Healthy Aging Month in the U.S. to promote the positive aspects of growing older. WHO defines healthy aging as “the process of developing and maintaining the functional ability that enables wellbeing in older age.”
(World Health Organization, 2020)

Seniors actively moving outdoors

Additional Resources

NIH National Institute on Aging

NIA leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. Learn more at

Area Agencies on Aging

Learn about local aging programs that provide information and services on a range of assistance for older adults and those who care for them. Visit:

MedlinePlus – Health Aging

Visit the Healthy Aging MedlinePlus health topic page for ways to stay well while aging. Visit: