Asian American Diabetes Initiative at Joslin Diabetes Center Awarded $70,000 Grant from Tufts Health Plan Foundation

The Asian American Diabetes Initiative (AADI) at Joslin Diabetes Center has received a $70,089 grant from Tufts Health Plan Foundation to fund Healthy Living for All Seasons, a program for elderly Asians with diabetes that provides opportunities for educational workshops focusing on exercise, improved diet and the prevention of diabetes complications.

The grant is part of the Tufts Health Plan Foundation’s focus on healthy aging for older adults ages 60 and over. The foundation is in its fifth year of funding programs that promote older adult health. This grant is part of its Health & Wellness programming, which focuses primarily on promoting chronic disease self-management and prevention, exercise and nutrition and fall prevention