30
Jan

UniHealth Foundation Funds Los Angeles Alliance for Community Health and Aging to Expand Health Interventions

Partners in Care Foundation has received grant funding from UniHealth Foundation, a non-profit philanthropic organization, to help support the work of the Los Angeles Alliance for Community Health and Aging (LAACHA). LAACHA was co-founded in 2013 ...

25
Jan

“We don’t go to the doctor so often.”

Every Wednesday, 25 residents of MacArthur Park Towers, an affordable senior housing community in downtown Los Angeles, meet to enjoy an hour of exercise and laughter. The group first got together to take part in an Arthritis Foundation Exercise P...

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 Ag...

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 contac...

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 exp...

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 ho...

23
Nov

“It was so different for somebody to be trying to help me, to reach out and say look, we’re going to help you.”

“I’ve put rows of seats in there, and played football there”, says Howard, 58, pointing up at the famous exterior of the Pasadena Rose Bowl. “I’ve had a long history with this place”. Which is perhaps why Howard was drawn back here when two years ...

8
Nov

June Simmons Honored as a 2016 Influencer in Aging

June Simmons, President and CEO of Partners in Care Foundation has been recognized as a 2016 Influencer in Aging, by Next Avenue, public media’s first and only digital publication dedicated to covering issues for older Americans. June is nationall...

18
Oct

Karla’s story: “Delia and my case manager were a really great team.”

At Partners in Care we serve many individuals with complex care needs. Every now and then we meet someone whose needs are particularly complicated, and whose situation touches our hearts in a new way. One such person is Karla, who has stage 3 Lyme...