Innovation Award

The SCAN Foundation is partnering with the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging for the 2019 Innovation Award. This year, we are seeking to identify cities in California who are preparing their communities for the growth of their older adult population, and embracing innovation opportunities.



To learn more about the award and how to apply, download the Innovation Award Brochure.

Applications were due on July 15, 2019. The winner will be announced in the fall.

For more information or questions, contact Program Officer Erin Westphal.

2018 Awardee


The winner of our 2018 award – Alzheimer’s Los Angeles – brings the Essential Attributes of a high-quality delivery system to life. 

Learn more about the Alzheimer’s Los Angeles Dementia Cal MediConnect Project!


2017 Awardee


The University of California, Los Angeles – Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Program

Read the case study about the winning partnership, and case studies on the other innovative programs.


Honorable Mentions

(in alphabetical order)


Community Memorial Health Systems 
Ventura County Hospital to Home Alliance

Health Plan of San Mateo
Community Care Settings Pilot

Kaiser Permanente South Bay Geriatric Cognitive Assessment Clinic
Dementia Focused Care Model

Lifelong Medical Care & Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
Community Based Care Transitions Program

Molina Healthcare of California
Dementia Cal MediConnect Project

Providence Tarzana
Coordinated Support System for Older Adults 

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital
Integrated Care

St. Paul’s Pace 
Housing for Homeless Older Adults 

University of California, Los Angeles 
Community Based Care Transitions Program