Recent federal investments in care transitions show that the government is placing a high priority on this issue on a national level, as demonstrated in three prominent programs launched as provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Money Follows the Person (MFP) is a well-intentioned, well-funded federal program that either “appears to be achieving its broad goals” or is falling woefully short of expectations. The conclusion depends in part on the answer to this question: Is this the best way to rebalance the long-term-care system?
By Debra Cherry
As the time for our the annual Aging in America Conference approaches, I hope ASA members are excited about this opportunity to see old friends, meet new collaborators and learn about cutting-edge programs.
By ASA Staff
The Atlantic Philanthropies recently released a report detailing their 10-year Older Adult Civic Engagement fund-granting program, including six valuable lessons learned in the process.
Last week we asked what advice you would to give someone attending their first Aging in America Conference this March, or if you had questions for AiA veterans. Here are the top 5 tips we've received:
#1: Plan ahead.
Know before you go. Use the event search to plan your schedule (with some alternates, just in case a room is full or a session is canceled.)