Aging

How Can Health Systems Help Older Adults Address Social Isolation and Loneliness? A Conversation with The John A. Hartford Foundation’s Terry Fulmer

This blog post features a conversation with Terry Fulmer, president of the John A. Hartford Foundation, who explores the NASEM report findings and discuss potential solutions for older adults experiencing social isolation and loneliness — both during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: Playbook April 9, 2020 By Logan Kelly, Center for Health Care Strategies …

How Can Health Systems Help Older Adults Address Social Isolation and Loneliness? A Conversation with The John A. Hartford Foundation’s Terry Fulmer Read More »

Age-Friendly Public Health

Source: Age-Friendly Public Health – Trust for America’s Health TFAH is partnering with the Florida Department of Health to implement a public health framework to improve the health and well-being of older adults. There is growing momentum for public health to contribute to programs, policies, and innovative interventions to promote health and well-being for people …

Age-Friendly Public Health Read More »

Home-Based Primary Care: Helping Homebound Older Adults Achieve Better Outcomes – The John A. Hartford Foundation

Source: Home-Based Primary Care: Helping Homebound Older Adults Achieve Better Outcomes – The John A. Hartford Foundation Identifying and creating treatment plans that reflect what matters to older adults and their families is a foundational element of age-friendly care. It requires open and honest conversations in which people feel safe, heard, and in control. For many …

Home-Based Primary Care: Helping Homebound Older Adults Achieve Better Outcomes – The John A. Hartford Foundation Read More »

Newly Approved Evidence-Based Programs to Help Expand Your Programming and Reach | NCOA

Thinking about expanding your evidence-based program offerings? This webinar will provide an overview of the four programs that were recently approved for the Older Americans Act Title III-D evidence-based program pre-approved list. Source: Newly Approved Evidence-Based Programs to Help Expand Your Programming and Reach | NCOA Join us to learn about how these programs could …

Newly Approved Evidence-Based Programs to Help Expand Your Programming and Reach | NCOA Read More »

Supporting Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) as they Age | Resources for Integrated Care

Source: Supporting Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) as they Age | Resources for Integrated Care Live Webinar Air Date:  Wednesday, December 18, 2019 – 12:30pm to 1:45pm Description:  Nationally, the number of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) over the age of 60 is steadily increasing and by 2030, the number of adults with I/DD …

Supporting Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) as they Age | Resources for Integrated Care Read More »

New Therapies Help Patients With Dementia Cope With Depression – The New York Times

Many patients with cognitive impairment have anxiety or depression, but standard treatments are difficult for people with memory issues. Source: New Therapies Help Patients With Dementia Cope With Depression – The New York Times   By Andrea Petersen (Dec. 8, 2019) Anne Firmender, 74, was working with her psychologist to come up with a list of …

New Therapies Help Patients With Dementia Cope With Depression – The New York Times Read More »

Deprescribing: How to Be on Less Medication for Healthy Aging

Learn how deprescribing works, & how aging adults can safely reduce their medications. Plus 7 types of medication that seniors should avoid or reduce. Source: Deprescribing: How to Be on Less Medication for Healthy Aging Why is deprescribing especially important for older adults? Deprescribing is especially important to address in older adults because: People tend …

Deprescribing: How to Be on Less Medication for Healthy Aging Read More »

Cognitive Impairment in Aging: 10 Causes & What the Doctor Should Check

10 common causes of confusion, memory, or thinking problems in older adults, plus 10 things doctors should check during an assessment for cognitive decline. Source: Cognitive Impairment in Aging: 10 Causes & What the Doctor Should Check Cognitive impairment, like many problems in older adults, is often “multifactorial.” This means that the difficulties with memory, …

Cognitive Impairment in Aging: 10 Causes & What the Doctor Should Check Read More »

Family Caregiving Report Highlights Need for Collective Action

The value of unpaid family care is huge. Although policy change is underway, more robust action is needed to support caregiving families. Source: Family Caregiving Report Highlights Need for Collective Action The aging of the population and its impact on families have implications for all sectors of our nation and can no longer be viewed …

Family Caregiving Report Highlights Need for Collective Action Read More »

Aging Policy and Programs

ADvancing States has resources available to assist state aging and disability agencies operate, administer, and oversee their Older Americans Act (OAA) and other state-funded aging programs. Source: Aging Policy and Programs | advancingstates.org Aging Policy and Programs  With the launch of this new section of the ADvancing States website, we have also released a new …

Aging Policy and Programs Read More »

Scroll to Top