Building Age-Friendly Health Systems, One Community at a Time

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. In America’s current health system, older adults regularly experience inappropriate care and a lack of attention to their wishes. To address this problem, The John A. Hartford Foundation and its partners are implementing the Age-Friendly Health Systems (AFHS) initiative. An Age-Friendly Health System is one in which every older adult receives the …

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How Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley Replicates Its Cross-Sector Partnership Successes

In this Success Story learn how Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley (ESMV) created innovative change through their mission focused culture of service by cultivating partnerships across health and social sectors. Their cross-sector partnership model not only reduced health care costs, but improved the health outcomes of the older adults and disability community they serve …

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How CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions Uses Data to Activate Services Faster and Deliver Value in Health Care Partnerships

In this Success Story learn how CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions (CICOA), an Indiana-based Area Agency on Aging, improved health outcomes and incentivized health care partnerships through a data-centric approach. Read the Partnership Profile Success Story to learn more about how CICOA’s work creating happier, healthier community members and satisfied health care partners. Partnership Profile: CICOA …

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What Can a CBO Do to Enhance a Hospital’s Performance?

We all know that cross-sector partnerships are an effective strategy for addressing social determinants of health and improving the health and well-being of older adults and people with disabilities. They can also improve operational and financial performance for hospitals and health systems. These partnerships create new opportunities, but only if CBOs position themselves as offering …

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Introducing the How to Guide for Marketing CIL Services to Health Plans and Payers

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. This webinar introduces the “How-To Guide for Marketing CIL Services to Health Plans and Payers” to boards of directors, executives and other leaders of centers for independent living (CIL) to help CILs establish working relationships with health plans and payers. The guide was developed by ILRU (Independent Living Research Utilization) …

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New Resource Helps Centers for Independent Living Prepare for Contracting with Health Care Entities

Centers for Independent Living (CILs) and other community-based organizations (CBOs) have a prime opportunity to develop new contracts with health care providers and payers, including health plans, as these organizations seek to engage with CBOs for their expertise in improving services to and outcomes of clients. The roots that CILs have in consumer direction can …

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Making the Case For Health- Related Services as a Key Component of Health Care

Contracting with health care organizations requires Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) and other community-based organizations (CBOs) to move from service-based reporting to alignment with clinical outcomes and, ultimately, to demonstrate lower health care costs, via reduced hospital readmission rates or other measurements. Providing individuals with person-centered options counseling and assessments, and connecting people with services …

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Understanding the Incentives and Strategies for Health Systems to Engage in Cross-Sector Partnerships

REGISTER FOR THIS WEBINAR HERE. Cross-sector partnerships between healthcare and community-based organizations (CBO) continue to show promise as an effective strategy for improving the population’s health and well-being. Increasingly, hospitals and health systems recognize such partnerships as a strategy for addressing operational, clinical and financial challenges. This web seminar will explore how health systems approach cross-sector …

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Serving Veterans through Collaboration A Veteran-Directed Home & Community-Based Services Program

This Aging and Disability Business Institute Success Story provides an overview of the structure and history of the partnership, discusses the nuts and bolts of the operations and the role of each partner, and describes lessons learned. The insights provided demonstrate how AAAs and CILs can partner to provide VD-HCBS. Read the Success Story to …

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