Americans are living longer, yet more people can expect to have some sort of disability in their later years of life. Innovative approaches to long-term care, such as re-imagining nursing home care, may improve quality and provide more choices.
June 11, 2013 | Program Results Report
The Cash & Counseling program created a cost-effective model of participant-directed services to improve the health of frail older adults and other people with disabilities and contributed to national policy change on participant-directed services.
December 8, 2011 | Program Results Report
Community Partnerships for Older Adults (CPFOA) aimed to improve long-term care and supportive systems for vulnerable older adults by fostering collaborative partnerships and building community capacity.
December 7, 2011 | Story
Rita Barreras led a community partnership in Maui, Hawaii, to create an infrastructure that allowed older adults to "age in the community" by increasing the caregiver workforce and changing rules to expand long-term-care options.
May 25, 2006 | Program Results Report
The report provides information on the three phases of the program and then describes the work of the Partners in Caregiving national program office in the post-RWJF funding period as it has achieved financial self-sufficiency.
August 1, 2007 | Evaluation
This report summarizes the findings from five years of research by Mathematica Policy Research, on how each of the three demonstration states (Arkansas, Florida and New Jersey) implemented its program, and on how the programs have affected the consumers who participated, the consumers' paid and unpaid caregivers, and the costs to Medicaid.
October 29, 2009 | Report
Webcast: Ed Howard moderates a discussion about the issues facing older adults and how community partnerships are working to identify, prioritize, and implement workable solutions to long term care problems.
Connecticut Self-Determination for Persons with Developmental Disabilities Pilot Takes Off with "Support Broker" for Mentally Retarded
January 31, 2004 | Program Results Report
The Connecticut Department of Mental Retardation implemented a pilot project to make changes to its service delivery system to enable persons with mental retardation to choose the services they receive and the setting in which they wish to live.
June 22, 2004 | Program Results Report
Independent Choices: Enhancing Consumer Direction for People with Disabilities was designed to foster the development of consumer-directed home and community-based services for people of all ages with chronic disabilities.
September 17, 2012 | Grantee
Small community homes are an innovative alternative for traditional nursing homes. See how these homes return control, dignity, and a greater sense of happiness and well being to elders, their families, and direct care staff.
November 1, 2011 | Story
New York Times recognizes Green House® model as, "the most comprehensive effort to reinvent the nursing home"