October 29, 2021
At the final week of our 2021 Forum, Amplifying All Voices in Aging, we were joined by founder of RENT Poet/Poet Laureate Brian Sonia-Wallace. Complementing our focus on technical aspects of the work we do to transform care for older adults, Mr. Sonia-Wallace authored a poem in real time to bring us back to the heart of the matter: What do we mean by “aging well” and “aging equitably”? Read the poem and learn more about RENT Poet.
June 13, 2019
In this Perspectives, Dr. Chernof discusses the Administration's plan to develop a California Master Plan for Aging (Master Plan). He frames four elements critical to the Master Plan’s success and asks all of us to reflect on what truly matters to older Californians and their families.
November 28, 2018
In this Perspectives, Dr. Chernof discusses the Foundation's efforts over the past 10 years to better the lives of vulnerable older adults and families. He also reflects on the Foundation's priorities for 2019 and beyond.
October 2, 2018
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.
January 26, 2017
In this Perspectives, Dr. Chernof discusses California's 2017-2018 proposed budget and how scaling back on key components of the Coordinated Care Initiative diminishes the state's progress toward integrated care for high-need, high-cost older adults.
January 12, 2016
In this Perspectives, Dr. Chernof explains what recent polling results and coordinated care stories tell us about the experiences of Medicare-Medicaid individuals, and identifies opportunities to further strengthen and expand support.
March 1, 2013
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.
February 2, 2013
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.