20
Dec

Partners Wins National Council on Aging 2016 Falls Free® Video Contest!

Delighted seniors at St Barnabas Senior Center in Echo Park, Los Angeles, are the stars of an award winning video, which provides simple tips to reduce the risk of experiencing a fall. The video, which won first prize in the National Council on Aging 2016 F...

13
Dec

Calling 911: “His aunt has lived in the apartment for 30 years. The thought of trying to find another place for her to live was daunting.”

Here’s the second story from the frontline of a pioneering collaboration between Partners in Care Foundation and the Los Angeles City Fire Department (LAFD) aimed at reducing non-emergency calls to 911. This story illustrates how one family contacted emerge...

12
Dec

Project LA Geriatric Knowledge Network Celebrates Passing of the ECHO Act

The Project LA Geriatric Knowledge Network (GKN) created by Partners in Care in collaboration with Project ECHO LA, is celebrating the signing in to law this week of the Enhancing Capacity for Health Outcomes (ECHO) Act. The ECHO Act expands the u...

1
Dec

Kern County Hospitals Achieve Highest Percentage Readmission Reduction in the State

Kern County has achieved the highest percentage reduction in hospital readmissions in California – a massive 37% reduction in 30-day readmissions – among patients who have received social service support to help them transition from hospital to home. The da...