PACE (Programs for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) Expands Programs for Low-Income Elderly

Staff from the National PACE Association conducted the PACE Expansion Initiative to promote, support and expedite the development of PACE—Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly. PACE is a model for delivering capitated social and medical services to low-income, vulnerable elders in a community setting.

Key Results

  • PACE programs increased in number from 33 at the beginning of the project to 40 at the end.
  • PACE staff developed the Prospective Site Tracking Database to monitor the interest of potential PACE providers (also called PACE sponsors).
  • PACE staff produced a brochure titled, New PACE Providers: The Path from Interest to Start-up.
  • Project staff developed The Core Resource Set for PACE. A 10-volume technical assistance guide, The Core Resource Set.
  • Project staff created three membership categories to the National PACE Association, each representing a "step" in the PACE development process.
  • Project staff increased membership to the National PACE Association. The number of fee-paying members increased from 43 in 2001 to 60 in 2004.