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Leading Age's Robyn Stone: Our Job Is to Enable Well-Being

posted Thu, Nov 20, 2014

In this piece for the Huffington Post by Robyn Stone, Senior Vice President of Research at LeadingAge, and Former Assistant Secretary for Aging, explains how "we're working 'in the weeds"]' to determine, once and for all, what it will take to embed Housing Plus Services programs within affordable senior housing communities nationwide. We're exploring how housing and health care providers can work together to bring services to housing properties and, in the process, decrease residents' high-cost hospitalizations and emergency room use. We're figuring out how best to organize, implement and pay for these service programs."

New GIA Issue Brief on aging and mental health

posted Mon, Nov 10, 2014

Given the growing number of older adults and service systems unprepared to meet their mental health needs, there are many opportunities for grantmakers to support programs and efforts that will enhance lives and improve access to quality care.

New video on age-friendly Atlanta from Community AGEnda

posted Mon, Nov 10, 2014

See how the Atlanta region is becoming more age-friendly and building Lifelong Communities through the collaboration of GIA's Community AGEnda and the Atlanta Regional Commission.

The Lancet: 'Aging well' must be a global priority

posted Mon, Nov 10, 2014   by The Lancet

 

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