“One of the pleasures of bringing health self-management education into the community is hearing the stories of the people who attend the workshops,” explains Christy Lau, Program Director, Health Self-Management Services at Partners in Care. “Dorothy and Albert stood out, because their devotion to each other was evident from the first class. It was so touching.” Dorothy and Albert began attending a Matter of Balance class at Arcadia Recreation & Community Services Center in the San Gabriel Valley in January 2017 after the Arcadia Fire Department began referring individuals who dialed ...
April 18, 2017Daylyn Presley
The American Society on Aging is funded by the SCAN Foundation, Gary and Mary West Foundation, Marin Community Foundation and the Colorado Health Foundation to produce publications (Aging Today articles and an annual supplement of the Generations journal), a conference, and monthly webinars in collaboration with n4a – all in support of the Aging and Disability Business Institute. Read the first annual edition of The Generations Field Guide, containing 14 articles covering an overview section, next steps and challenges in building high-value partnerships, and managed care models. The ...
April 13, 2017Daylyn Presley
The Aging and Disability Business Institute (Business Institute) led by The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) aims to improve the health and well-being of America’s older adults and people with disabilities through improved access to quality services and evidence-based programs. In partnership with the most experienced and respected organizations in the aging and disability networks, including Partners in Care Foundation, the Business Institute provides community-based organizations (CBOs) with the tools and resources to successfully adapt to a changing health care environment, enhance their organizational capacity and capitalize ...
April 13, 2017Daylyn Presley
The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has awarded Partners in Care Foundation a three-year Case Management Accreditation for its complex case management work with the Multi-Purpose Senior Services Program (MSSP). MSSP provides community-based care management and evidence-based self-management programs, aimed at delaying or even preventing unnecessary nursing home placement. This is the second NCQA Accreditation that Partners has received. At the time the first Accreditation was awarded in 2015, Partners was only the second ...
April 10, 2017Daylyn Presley
Partners in Care Foundation has joined forces with award-winning home care provider 24Hr HomeCare to create Partners24, a private label partnership offering in-home care services for anyone in need of assistance with the activities of daily living, including personal care, meal preparation, medication reminders and light housekeeping. Partners24 offers 24/7 responsiveness and a Rapid Response Guarantee that promises a representative will meet with anyone requiring services within two hours of a call for assistance. Caregiving services can be tailored to fit individual needs and are diagnosis-specific to ensure that the appropriate ...
April 4, 2017Daylyn Presley