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It Takes YOUR Community Transcript


February 13, 2018

Transcript from the "It Takes YOUR Community" symposium that convened on December 5, 2017. This symposium provides the tools needed to advocate and plan community-based health and long-term services and supports for the coming Age Wave.

MediCaring Communities Book

Online Article, Other

June 15, 2016

MediCaring Communities: Getting What We Want and Need in Frail Old Age at an Affordable Cost

The Aging Network in Transition: Hanging in the Balance

PDF Publication

January 27, 2016

Despite the challenges of perennially low funding levels and the lack of federal investment in the development of infrastructure and technology for the aging network, it is showing signs of significant progress in developing relationships with a diverse array of health care organizations.

IOM Report Provides Roadmap for End-of-Life Care

PDF Publication

September 17, 2014

Americans express strong views when asked about the care they want to receive when they are seriously ill and approaching death.

JAMA: Strategies to Ease the Burden of Family Caregivers

Online Article, PDF Publication

March 12, 2014

In this issue of JAMA, Adelman and colleagues describe an older woman who attempted suicide to escape the overwhelming burdens of caring for her ill and debilitated husband.

American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

PDF Publication

March 4, 2014

Despite the availability of endorsed quality measures and widespread usage of hospice, hospice quality data are rarely available to consumers.

Quality Matters Q&A: Closing Gaps in Care with At-Home Visits

Online Article

February 28, 2014

Quality Matters asked Lynn how the U.S. health care system could do a better job of caring for these patients.

JAMA: Reliable and Sustainable Comprehensive Care for Frail Elderly People

Online Article

November 13, 2013

Those lucky enough to grow old—including millions of Baby Boomers—face a health care system not designed to meet the real needs of very old people for continuity of care, community-based services, access to nutrition and transportation, and help for family caregivers.

An Overview of Initiatives to Promote Health and Wellness

PDF Publication

October 23, 2012

Altarum has a long history of successfully supporting and spearheading a broad range of important public health initiatives.

Decent Care Values: A Demonstration in Palliative Care - Final Report March 2012

PDF Publication

October 5, 2012

Health care is in crisis worldwide, with millions suffering from life-limiting illness and disease. Many current health care models exclude or mute the voices of those they serve, resulting in sub-optimal care and outcomes.

Webcast: Speak Up! Influential Women Give Voice to the Challenges of Elder Care

PDF Publication, Podcast

July 11, 2012

This webcast provides full audio and video coverage of the June 5, 2011 Altarum Health Policy Forum Roundtable titled "Speak Up! Influential Women Give Voice to the Challenges of Elder Care."

Webcast: The Last Word: Influential Women Discuss What Matters When Loved Ones Face Aging


April 26, 2012

Combining elements of an informal book club meeting and an intriguing policy seminar, guest authors Muriel Gillick, Susan Jacoby, Joanne Lynn, Francine Russo, and Cheryl Woodson spoke about their work, experiences and the compelling stories that led to publications with profound implications for public policy.

Policy Roundtable Report: Will Health Care Reform Make "Good" Deaths for an Aging America Possible?

PDF Publication

October 27, 2009

This Altarum Roundtable report provides an in-depth summary of the October 27, 2009 Health Policy Roundtable entitled "Will Health Care Reform Make "Good" Deaths for an Aging America Possible?"

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Health Sector Trend Report, June 2018

Health Sector Trend Reports

These reports, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provide a monthly summary of key trends in health care spending, prices, utilization, and employment.

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