ADvancing States Publications & Webinars

List of ADvancing States Publications & Webinars
Title Summary
No Wrong Door (NWD) Systems: A Guide to Fundamentals and Engagement for Community Organizations ADvancing States, with support of the National Council on Aging or NCOA, is pleased to release an issue brief on the NWD System initiative describing the fundamentals of NWD Systems and state partnerships with community-based organizations.
Medicaid and Adult Protective Services: Opportunities and Considerations ADvancing States presentation at the NAPSA Conference on Medicaid and Adult Protective Services.
Aging in America Infographic This infographic has facts and statistics about programs serving older adults and the experiences of older Americans.
Addressing Nursing Facility Financing Challenges during MLTSS Program Development ADvancing States is pleased to announce the release of a new issue brief, Addressing Nursing Facility Financing Challenges during MLTSS Program Development developed in collaboration with Milliman. This brief is intended to shed light on the complex and often-misunderstood relationship between nursing facility financing and Medicaid delivery system design.
Disability in America Infographic This infographic has facts and statistics about the experiences of Americans with disabilities throughout their lives.
Caregivers in America Infographic The ADvancing States, in partnership with the National Alliance for Caregiving, created an infographic that depicts an overview of statistics on the experiences of caregivers in the United States, documenting their growing contributions to providing care to older adults and persons with disabilities in light of limited resources for caregiver services.
Demonstrating the Value of Medicaid MLTSS Programs ADvancing States hopes that this report will provide additional evidence of the value of MLTSS programs, stimulate thoughtful policy development and program design, and promote high performing state systems that provide care for older adults and persons with disabilities.
Benefit Access and Enrollment Since the Onset of COVID-19 COVID-19 is a long-lasting and complex disaster situation involving a public health emergency and an economic crisis, with particularly acute impacts for older adults, people with disabilities, and others with certain health conditions. States are responding with changes in policies and procedures to ensure individuals have access to public benefit programs (e.g. Medicare Savings Programs, LIS/Extra Help, SNAP, and LIHEAP). ADvancing States has a new brief highlighting where states are with benefit access and enrollment since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Results in the brief comes from the 2021 ADvancing States Membership Survey: COVID-19 Benefits Access and Enrollment, a follow-up to the 2020 survey.
A New Standard of Innovation: Findings from the I&R/A Technology Survey This issue brief summarizes and shares quantitative and qualitative findings from the Aging and Disability Information and Referral/Assistance Technology Short Survey to inform understanding of key technology developments and highlight approaches that may be useful in the current situation or in future disaster situations. This survey, administered by ADvancing States’ National Information and Referral Support Center in 2021, gathered data in several key areas including service modality and call volume; social media; the resource database; Information Technology systems; remote work; and new technologies for staff and client engagement.
The Positive Impact of Robotic Companion Pets A panel of State Units on Aging senior leadership discuss their use, and the impact of, Joy for All robotic Companion Pets. They share the intended use cases, distribution methods, volume of pets distributed (if appropriate), and specific stories of impact. Leaders also speak to their plans regarding the ongoing use of Companion Pets to combat social isolation and loneliness post-pandemic.

Pages