Partners in Care Foundation’s Chronic Disease Self-Management Education (CDSME) Program, which includes workshops on falls prevention, diabetes self-management, chronic pain, and caregiver support, has exceeded expectations set out in its three-year grant funding ahead of schedule, serving more than 15,800 people across California, and reaching 142% of goal. The CDSME Program, which is funded by a California Department of Aging grant, supports access to evidence-based programs for adults with chronic health conditions and disabilities. Rates of chronic disease are escalating in the US. According to the most recent statistics from the ...
November 12, 2015Daylyn Presley
Life ElderCare, an organization providing community-based services and supports to seniors in Alameda County, California, has coordinated efforts with Partners in Care Foundation to integrate the HomeMeds Medication Safety Program with Life ElderCare’s Fall Prevention Program. The combined programs are designed to increase participant’s strength, balance and flexibility and reduce the risk of falls, through the implementation of a medication review, home safety check and personal fitness trainer. Under Life Eldercare’s HomeMeds license, Senior Support Programs of Alameda County’s Tri-Valley (SSPTV) will also integrate the HomeMeds Medication Safety Program with their current ...
November 3, 2015Daylyn Presley