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Healthcare and Aging (HAN)

The Healthcare and Aging (HAN) is a professional community of individuals and organizations working to promote innovative, high-quality approaches to meeting the healthcare needs of older adults.
The network facilitates information exchange and collaboration among policymakers, researchers and service providers. It brings cutting-edge information to professionals and the public about the special health needs of older adults, and identifies and promotes best practices.

HAN members are interested in a variety of issues affecting diverse populations, including:

  • Managing high-risk populations
  • Coordinating care across the continuum of home, community and institutional settings
  • Working with diverse constituencies
  • Promoting maximum health and functional independence
  • Strengthening consumer involvement in healthcare

Members of HAN include:

  • Service providers
  • Researchers
  • Academics
  • Planners and policymakers
  • Funders and foundations
  • Physician groups
  • Hospitals and healthcare systems
  • Health plan providers
  • Community-based health organizations
  • Community and institutional long-term care providers
  • Case/care management service providers
  • Organizations coordinating Medicare and Medicaid services
  • Public sector health and long-term care agencies

HAN contributes to ASA’s programs, education events and activities through the following avenues:

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Events

Gerontological Nursing: Shaping Healthcare for those who Shaped Canada Event Details
2017 NASW Virtual Conference: "Aging Through the Social Work Lens" Event Details
2017 NASW Virtual Conference "Aging Through the Social Work Lens" Event Details

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