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The SCAN Foundation produces a number of publications related to aging and long-term services and supports, while also funding the development of materials by our partners (grantees). The following publications highlight challenges and opportunities to transform our system of care for older adults. Materials are organized by 'type' or 'series,' and can also be scanned using the search function to find a variety of information on a particular issue.
In this series, Dr. Bruce Chernof discusses issues impacting health and long-term care policy for our aging population, and highlights opportunities that encourage independent living and give seniors more control over decisions about their own lives.
Reforming health care and long-term care for seniors doesn’t have to be overwhelming. This series of fact sheets will help you understand the “who, what, where, when, why, and how” of senior health care and supportive services in both California and across the nation.
DataBriefs offer a quick glimpse at the facts behind health care and supportive services for seniors while breaking down important points with easy-to-understand explanations and charts. Learn what the numbers really mean, and how smart reform of the system can lead to better lives for individuals.
Transforming the long-term care system to enable aging with dignity, independence, and choice will require accurate and accessible information for stakeholders and policymakers. These briefs highlight issues related to aging and long-term care policy that impacts California and the nation.
Aging with dignity and independence is the power to live life to its fullest in the place you call home, regardless of age, illness or disability. The "10 Things You Should Know" series is a user-friendly and helpful group of publications that offers pointers for everyone to consider. These guides can be printed and shared with family and loved ones.
The Long-Term Care Fundamentals series highlights and describes the organization and financing of long-term care in California. These briefs review different aspects of long-term care services and providers in California, as well as consider current policy and alternatives that can help to build a strong infrastructure of services and support for individuals and their families.
The SCAN Foundation undertakes a number of other initiatives, including research and polling and providing expert testimony at state and national hearings.
The SCAN Foundation supports key media organizations working to engage the public in the issue of long-term care throughout California and the nation. Our media partners are providing compelling, cutting edge coverage of these issues from a variety of perspectiv
The SCAN Foundation staff has been featured in a variety of venues and mediums discussing issues surrounding long-term care.