Transforming care for older adults

Empowering older adults
We believe in health systems that put people first
We believe in health systems that put people first
Empowering older adults
We believe that innovation can help communities thrive
We believe that innovation can help communities thrive
Empowering older adults
We believe that everyone deserves affordable care options for the long term
We believe that everyone deserves affordable care options for the long term
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In this February 2022 Perspectives, Dr. Mohanty answers several questions regarding The SCAN Foundation’s aims and progress during during her first year of leadership.
On January 10, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom released the 2022-23 proposed budget. The proposal includes several program changes that impact services for older adults and people with disabilities.

Growing Older, Better

THE LATEST: ALIVE VENTURES

Did you know that portrayals of older adults age 50 and older are negative more than a quarter of the time, often depicting older adults in isolated situations or as the recipients of care?

The spread of negative portrayals worsens ageism and contributes to low self-esteem, poor health, and depression, which costs $63 billion in health care per year. Learn more from the recent Alive Ventures campaign.

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We believe aging is a personal, positive journey

As Americans live longer, it is time for creative solutions so that older adults, families, and communities are supported by health care, services and supports, and financing.

To that end, we at The SCAN Foundation build awareness about people's experiences and challenges. We prototype and pilot efforts in real time. We enable novel partnerships between unlikely groups to find common ground.
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