In this open letter, Dr. Chernof commends Governor-elect Gavin Newsom on his commitment to develop "a master plan for aging with dignity" in California. Dr. Chernof lists key areas that a master plan must address, such as incorporating strategies for older adults to live and age in the place they call home and providing pathways for older Californians to access affordable health care.
One in three people in America ages 18-39 provides unpaid care to an adult friend or relative. Another third of millennials believe they will provide this kind of support in the next five years. To help prepare, here are 10 things millennials should know.
Immediately following the 2016 presidential election, Dr. Chernof wrote a letter to then President-elect Trump describing five action items for supporting older Americans.
Many community-based organizations receive funding from government contracts and foundation grants. Usually, these contracts are based on line-item budgets for a very specific scope of work. However, over the last few years new potential funding sources have materialized, primarily through the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. This guide offers considerations along with helpful tools to develop pricing for integrated care and community-based services.
Stratifying Medicare-Medicaid enrollees by their level of need may help states and health plans prioritize and promptly address the care management needs of these individuals in order to ensure high-quality, timely care. This brief from the Center for Health Care Strategies describes how three states - California, Ohio, and Virginia - are accomplishing this work.
The Foundation developed this Budget & Financial Planning Tool to assist community-based organizations in developing project-specific budgets, determining both expense and potential revenues over a 5-year time frame.
Having regular conversations with your doctor is an important component of aging with dignity and independence. This guide describes important conversations to have with your doctor to prepare for changing health needs as you grow older.
A little-known reality is that 70 percent of people over 65 will need long-term care at some point in their lives. To better prepare, here are 10 things to know if you are providing help to an older loved one.
The Money Follows the Person (MFP) demonstration program represents a major initiative to give people needing long-term services and supports (LTSS) more choice about where they live and receive care, and to increase the capacity of state long-term care systems to serve people in the community rather than in institutions. The MFP demonstration grew in 2011, from 31 to 44 state grantees, when 13 additional states were awarded MFP grants.