June 13, 2012
New Public Health
The National Prevention and Health Promotion Strategy offers a comprehensive plan to increase the number of Americans who are healthy at every stage of life. A cornerstone of the Strategy is that it recognizes that good health comes not just from qu ...
June 5, 2012
New program pairs supportive housing and social services to strengthen fragile families and avert foster care placements.
June 4, 2012
Recommended Reading Keeping Families Together: A Pilot Program and Its Evaluation Keeping Families Together The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has partnered with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Children, Yo ...
May 31, 2012
Promise story for Keeping Families Together, a grantee of the Vulnerable Populations portfolio.
March 24, 2010
Shaniqua Ballard was living without much hope in a shelter for pregnant women, with little money and no health insurance, until she discovered the Developing Families Center, where she received obstetric and well-woman care, and enrolled her children in the child development program.
September 10, 2012
A model that improves the lives of high-risk men by connecting them with the resources they need—housing, jobs, healthcare, and a supportive community.
Program to provide grant support, technical assistance, and loan funds to states to create affordable models of assisted living targeted to low-income seniors and linked with existing community health care systems.
December 1, 2012
Assisted living capacity has a modest impact on who uses nursing home care—and how sick they are.
March 1, 2009
January 1, 2011
The Green House® Project which has received wide praise as an innovative approach to caring for the frail elderly. In this chapter of the Anthology, Irene Wielawski, a veteran investigative reporter, examines this program.