Aging & Disability Business Institute

posted Tue, 2020-01-07 14:19
Trust for America’s Health found that many public health department staffs had no knowledge of organizations that were already assisting older adults with supportive services.
posted Tue, 2020-01-07 14:04
SMAA’s most notable lesson learned involves the need to prioritize which work is most impor­tant.
posted Wed, 2019-12-11 15:02
In the movement to ensure that all health systems are age-friendly, health systems are learning to integrate the 4Ms (What Matters, Medication, Mentation, Mobility) into their workflows to improve care for all older adults.
posted Tue, 2019-10-29 15:19
The Age-Friendly framework, boiled down to four critical elements to great care, is now referred to as the 4Ms: what Matters to older adults; Medication, Mentation and Mobility.
posted Thu, 2019-08-15 11:32
Since 2019, the National Council on Aging and the Aging and Disability Business Institute at the National Association for Area Agencies on Aging have hosted a six-month webinar-based training program for community-based organizations looking to pursue partnerships and contracts with Medicare Advanta
posted Mon, 2019-08-12 11:32
The Aging and Disability Business Institute of the National As­sociation of Area Agencies on Aging and the National Council on Aging are working together to convene the MA Learning Collaborative.
posted Mon, 2019-02-25 15:08
When the concept of managed care reached Illinois, Marta Pereyra realized that it was a unique chance to bring ethnic communities and health plans closer together, and let them get to know each other.
posted Mon, 2019-02-25 13:55
To improve the health and well-being of individuals living in the community, healthcare pro­viders and systems are increasingly developing partnerships with community-based organiza­tions (CBO) to address the social and behavioral determinants of health.
posted Wed, 2018-10-24 16:27
Half of Americans turning age 65 today will at some point need a high level of help with daily ac­tivities like walking, eating and bathing. What happens when older adults need more support than loved ones can provide?
posted Thu, 2018-09-06 13:42
Researchers at the University of California conducted an evaluation of Cal MediConnect which included focus groups with dually eligible beneficiaries, surveys with beneficiaries and key informant interviews with policy makers, health plans, providers and advocates. This article outlines the evaluati