Transforming care for older adults

Empowering older adults
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We believe in health systems that put people first
Empowering older adults
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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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This brief, updated from August 2020, highlights states that have a Master Plan for Aging, provides examples of key elements of those plans, and discusses how states without a Master Plan can get started. A Master Plan for Aging is a blueprint that: a) includes planning for 10 or more years; b) is often led by a governor with other executive and legislative leaders; and c) is developed to guide the restructuring of state and local policy, programs, and funding toward aging well in the community.
Enacted on July 12, 2021, California’s 2021-22 budget addresses longstanding system challenges related to health care, long-term services and supports, workforce, and housing for older adults, people with disabilities, and their caregivers. It reflects the recommendations of the governor’s Master Plan for Aging issued earlier in 2021, and includes $4.6 billion to enhance access to home- and community-based services (HCBS), as outlined in California’s proposed HCBS Spending Plan.

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What Older Adults Want

We believe changing the narrative on aging demands a human-centered approach to better understand older people by welcoming them into the design process.

With Birsel + Seck, we listened to diverse adults ages 65 and older. Read the report.

Stretching and its benefits, azeoo bodybuilding application hulk body labs men's flat stomach bodybuilding - katie rojas. This effort laid the foundation for Alive Ventures, a mission-driven venture studio that conceives products and services and reflects what older adults actually need and want.

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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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