Advancing Equity in Aging Through Policy: Barriers and Opportunities

Advocates for older adults may not think of their work as relevant to advancing equity, but advancing equity in aging is critical if we want to build a society that values the lives of all older adults. Older adults, especially those who are low-income, face structural discrimination in the form of ageism, and many also …

Bringing Equity to Life: A Self-Assessment Checklist for Aging Services

This session will introduce the Equity Checklist self-assessment tool and provide an overview of the five Minority Aging Technical Assistance Resource Centers (TARCs) that make up the Older Adults’ Equity Collaborative (OAEC). Presenters will discuss the current landscape of equity in the aging services network and equip attendees with the knowledge and skills to incorporate …

Community Health Needs Assessment and Community Benefit: Opportunities for Collaboration

Through community health needs assessments, hospitals work with the community to identify unmet needs and then implement a plan to prioritize and address them. Nonprofit hospitals often fund some or most of this work using community benefit dollars. Join USAging’s Aging and Disability Business Institute for an overview of this process, why it is important …

The John A. Hartford Business Innovation Award: 2023 Recipients Speak About Their Innovative Health Care Contracts and Partnerships

Each year, The John A. Hartford Foundation Business Innovation Award recognizes community-based organizations and networks that are improving health outcomes and quality of life for older adults and/or persons with …