Aging and Disability Business Institute Selects Participants for Health Information Technology Learning Collaborative

We are excited to announce that we have selected ten community-based organizations and networks that will take part in a Health Information Technology Learning Collaborative (HITLC). The need for community-based organizations (CBOs) to be well-versed in technology is growing, particularly as more and more of them diversify their funding sources by developing innovative partnerships with …

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Preparing Community-Based Organization Leadership Teams to Tackle Health Information Technology (HIT) Challenges

From enhanced interactions with older adults and their caregivers to sharing data via health information exchanges, technology is changing how community-based organizations (CBOs) provide supports and services to their clients. The Aging and Disability Business Institute (Business Institute) aims to ensure that CBOs have tools and resources they can use to put today’s innovations to …

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Paving the Way Towards Sustainable Healthy Communities

Last month, the National Council on Aging’s (NCOA) Center for Healthy Aging brought together state and local agencies, community-based organizations (CBOs) and others that are implementing chronic disease self-management education (CDSME), falls prevention programs, and other evidence-based health promotion/disease prevention programs for its annual meeting in Arlington, VA. The theme for this year’s event was …

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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 teams, community-based organizations (CBOs) in the Aging and Disability Networks can come together to leverage strengths and serve as strong partners to health care entities’ integrated care programs. An example of this kind of synergy …

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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 these words as children or listened as these words were spoken by our aging parents.  As our circumstances change and we become less independent, that desire for independence remains with …

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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 Institute (Business Institute) and contribute the important work of assisting community-based organizations (CBOs) to successfully adapt to a changing health care environment, enhance their organizational capacity, and capitalize on emerging opportunities to diversify funding. …

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Oklahoma Collaborators Point to Strategic Positioning

    Synergies and collaborations between disability and aging services providers are a natural fit in an integrated health care landscape. Both fields are committed to providing support that keeps people safe and comfortable in their homes and communities for as long as possible. Both are facing an increasingly constrained funding environment that has forced …

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