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Build Your Network, Understand the Landscape July 18, 2018 Minnesota/South Dakota Veteran Directed Home and Community Based Services Program–A long standing partnership   In this new era of value-based care, which places an increasing emphasis on person-centered service delivery and interdisciplinary care ... Read More
Understand the Landscape June 28, 2018 Building Partnerships with Primary Care to Become a Hub for Service Delivery for Older Adults in Our Community This blog entry describes a care model that community-based organizations (CBOs) working as part of the Aging Network can implement when partner... Read More
Build Your Network June 7, 2018 Virginia AAA Enables Veterans to Thrive Independently within Own Homes Independence…it’s something we have all been striving for since childhood. “I can do it by myself.” “I don’t need any help.” We may have spoken ... Read More
Understand the Landscape April 18, 2018 Medicare Advantage Policy Spotlight Two new policy actions open the door for partnerships between Medicare Advantage (MA) plans and community-based organizations (CBOs). These chan... Read More
Success Stories April 13, 2018 Colorado Springs: The Independence Center’s Veteran in Charge Program Innovation in integrated care is happening everywhere. From hospitals to health plans, doctors’ offices to outpatient clinics, traditional healt... Read More
Understand the Landscape April 5, 2018 National Academy of Medicine Explores Integration of Social and Health Services The National Academy of Medicine’s (NAM) Care Culture and Decision-Making Innovation Collaborative (CCDmIC) recently brought together leading e... Read More
Success Stories April 5, 2018 Innovative Thinking that Successfully Meets Payers Needs This Aging and Disability Business Institute resource features the multi-payer approach to health care contracting implemented by Partners in Ca... Read More
Define Your Value, Understand the Landscape March 9, 2018 Returns Worth the Investment Most of us spend our time, money and other resources on \"things\" that we find worthwhile. Whether those \"things\" are material purchases or ... Read More
Understand the Landscape February 22, 2018 Improving Care of Older Adults in Patient-Centered Medical Homes A new article in the Public Policy and Aging Report highlights the important role of social determinants of health, as well as community-based o... Read More
Define Your Value, Evaluate Contracts, Get Started, Understand the Landscape February 15, 2018 Health Care And Community-Based Organizations Have Finally Begun Partnering To Integrate Health And Long-Term Care This blog was originally published by Health Affairs on February 2, 2018. Community-based organizations such as area agencies on aging (AAAs... Read More
Success Stories February 2, 2018 Caring, Cost-Saving and Credibility in the Commonwealth Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries living in the Commonwealth of Virginia are receiving extraordinary (and convenient) care through a partnersh... Read More
Success Stories February 2, 2018 The Power of Three: Collaboration Can Help Stroke Survivors Return to Independence Although stroke-related deaths have decreased substantially in the last few decades, research suggests that acute ischemic stroke hospitalizatio... Read More
Success Stories January 19, 2018 Local CBO Learns to Balance its Mission with Business Acumen The San Francisco Institute on Aging (IOA) began in 1985 as a nonprofit providing multiple services to older adults and is best known for its Fr... Read More
Success Stories January 19, 2018 A Right-Minded Partnership Focuses on Healing in Community This Aging and Disability Business Institute article highlights the enduring relationship between Senior’s Resource Center (SRC) and the Luthera... Read More
Build Your Network, Get Started, Understand the Landscape January 9, 2018 NCOA’s Roadmap to Community Integrated Health Care The National Council on Aging’s (NCOA) Center for Healthy Aging is honored to serve as a partner with n4a’s Aging & Disability Business Ins... Read More
Get Started November 16, 2017 Transportation Undergirds Health Care In any given year, 3.6 million individuals miss or delay medical appointments due to a lack of available and affordable transportation.[i] For i... Read More
Success Stories October 13, 2017 Post-Hospital Respite Program Gives Frail Homeless Elders a Safe Place to Recover This Aging and Disability Business Institute article features the inspiring story of Bay Area Community Services (BACS), a community-based organ... Read More
Understand the Landscape October 12, 2017 Five Key Factors for Successful Health Care & CBO Partnerships The increasing prevalence of value-based arrangements places providers at risk for not only cost, but also quality and outcomes. This movement f... Read More
Get Started September 27, 2017 Business Institute and Collaborative Consulting Launch New Readiness Assessment Tool for CBOs TO ACCESS THE READINESS ASSESSMENT, CLICK HERE   In our work over the past several years, we have experienced first-hand the potential th... Read More
Success Stories September 26, 2017 University Group Fosters Integrated Care Collaborations in New Hampshire University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (IOD) was invited by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) and the Admi... Read More
Success Stories September 25, 2017 Ability360: Fostering Growth, While Preserving a Service Culture of Dignity and Respect For over 30 years, Ability360, Arizona\'s largest independent living center, based out of Phoenix, has offered and promoted programs designed to... Read More
Success Stories September 25, 2017 A Meals Program in Connecticut Keeps Cardiac Patients at Home and Out of the Hospital Senior Nutrition Services, a division of New Opportunities, Inc., in Waterbury, Connecticut, is a meals and nutrition services provider that is ... Read More
Success Stories September 22, 2017 Ohio AAA Reveals Lessons Learned From Decades of Managed Care Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities, a private, nonprofit Area Agency on Aging (AAA) serving northeastern Ohio, ... Read More
Get Started September 8, 2017 Three Questions to Ask Yourself to Drive Improvement We live in a data-driven age. It is estimated today that the volume of information available to humans doubles every twelve months. Technology m... Read More
Build Your Network, Understand the Landscape August 24, 2017 Oklahoma Collaborators Point to Strategic Positioning     Synergies and collaborations between disability and aging services providers are a natural fit in an integrated health care la... Read More