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Rapid PACE Responses in a Covid-19 Era

October 22, 2020 | Report

This special report authored by Altarum, National PACE Association, and Fallon Health, details innovations deployed by PACE organizations during Covid-19—including the rapid creation of Covid-19 infirmaries and new programming to combat social isolation.

Experiences of Nursing Home Residents During the Covid-19 Pandemic

October 01, 2020 | Report

This survey of nursing home residents provides a rare glimpse into how life has changed under Covid-19, and the emotional toll it has taken on frail elders. It also includes recommendations for nursing homes and policymakers.

Create Your Own Caregiver Corps: A Toolkit from Altarum and Livingston County Catholic Charities

August 06, 2020 | Report

The Caregiver Corps Toolkit provides guidance on how to assist recipients who are seeking to maintain their health (social, mental, and physical) and independence while aging in place with their families.

Program to Improve Eldercare—Issue Briefs

July 08, 2020 | Fact Sheet

This collection of issue briefs examine the impact of various social determinants of health (housing, transportation, workforce and more) on long-term services and supports for the elderly—and offers strategies to address them.

How Will LTSS and Medical Care Integrate to Provide Community-Based Care?

April 15, 2019 | Online Article

Altarum contributed an article about two community-based programs that are successfully integrating LTSS into medical care to a Spring 2019 supplement of GENERATIONS – Journal of the American Society on Aging.

It Takes YOUR Community Symposium Transcript

February 13, 2018 | Transcript

Transcript from the "It Takes YOUR Community" symposium that convened on December 5, 2017.

It Takes YOUR Community Symposium Video

December 21, 2017 | Multimedia

Video recording from the "It Takes YOUR Community" symposium, featuring tools for funding and planning community-based long-term services and supports.

Making It Safe to Grow Old: A Financial Simulation Model for Launching MediCaring Communities for Frail Elderly Medicare Beneficiaries

July 01, 2016 | Online Article

This study uses financial simulation to determine whether communities could implement the model within current Medicare and Medicaid spending levels, an important consideration to enable development and broad implementation.