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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.

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

June 01, 2016 | N/A

This book lays out a thoroughly pragmatic way to organize service delivery and financing so that Americans could count on living comfortably and meaningfully.

The Aging Network In Transition: Hanging In The Balance

January 26, 2016 | Online Article

Despite the challenges of perennially low funding levels and the lack of federal investment 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

October 17, 2014 | Online Article

Americans express strong views when asked about the care they want to receive when they are seriously ill and approaching death. Recent evidence suggests these wishes are not likely to be fulfilled.

Dignity-Driven Decision Making: What Is It and Why Is It So Important?

June 11, 2014 | Online Article

Dignity-driven decision making (DDDM) is beginning to move into wider circulation in the U.S. health care system, driven by an accelerating push on two fronts.