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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 …

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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 …

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RAISE Family Caregiver Resource and Dissemination Center

Across the nation, state health programs depend on caregivers who provide critical support to help relatives, friends, and neighbors age in place while contributing about $470 billion in unpaid health care services. Source: The RAISE Family Caregiver Resource and Dissemination Center – The National Academy for State Health Policy The RAISE Act Family Caregiver Resource …

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Age-Friendly Health Care for the Future

Americans are living longer, which means our health care system has to meet the needs of an increasing number of older adults. Check out WebMD’s survey of those 65 years and older and their caregivers. Source: Age-Friendly Health Care Click to Download and Print PDF Care of older adults is mired in misinformation, with most …

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Institute for Healthcare Improvement: What Is an Age-Friendly Health System?

Older adults in the US deserve safe, effective, and patient-centered care in the settings in which they receive their care. The Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative aims to develop an age-friendly health system model and rapidly spread the model to 20% of US hospitals and health systems by 2020. Source: Institute for Healthcare Improvement: What Is …

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The DSP Crisis: Reimbursement Rates, Retention, and Research

Source: The DSP Crisis: Reimbursement Rates, Retention, and Research | The Council on Quality and Leadership   Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are critical for the community integration of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Not only are DSPs important to quality supports of millions of people in the United States, but a lack of staff can …

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Perspectives on family caregiving of people aging with intellectual disability affected by dementia: Commentary from the International Summit on Intellectual Disability and Dementia

Journal of Gerontological Social Work (JGSW) 61(4) 411-431. Nancy Jokinen is the senior author. A number of Summit members, representing various nationalities, participated in the writing of this article [Nancy Jokinen, Tiziano Gomiero, Karen Watchman, Matthew P. Janicki, Mary Hogan, Frode Larsen, Anna Beránková, Flávia Heloísa Santos, Kathy Service, & Jim Crowe] Abstract: This article, an …

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Health of Parents with Disabilities
Susan Parish, PhD, MSW
January, 18th, 2018

Webinar 1: Health of Parents with Disabilities Play recording (57 min) View Health of Parents with Disabilities Presentation Handouts Compendium of Health Data Sources for Parents with Disabilities in the United States Rocking the Cradle: Ensuring the Rights of Parents with Disabilities and Their Children Presenter: Susan Parish, PhD, MSW (s.parish@northeastern.edu) Abstract: The health of …

Health of Parents with Disabilities
Susan Parish, PhD, MSW
January, 18th, 2018
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Blind Spot: Understanding a disabled son’s vulnerability as a state of grace

American Journal of Nursing Blind Spot: Understanding a disabled son’s vulnerability as a state of grace by Diane Stonecipher, BSN, RN “His IQ may have been devastated, but his EQ has not. He has lived 25 years on this earth and his experiences are valuable and visceral to him.” Diane Stonecipher is a nurse living and …

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