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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Enacted on June 30, 2022, California’s 2022-23 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 includes a $17 billion broad-based relief package and continued investment in implementing the Master Plan for Aging. 
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.

Middle-income older adults may struggle to pay for long-term care

Recent findings from NORC at the University of Chicago indicate more than 11 million middle-income older adults – coined the “forgotten middle” – may have insufficient resources to pay for long-term care and housing by 2033.

According to updated research, the middle-income older adult population will almost double over the next decade, and the population will become more racially and ethnically diverse.

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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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