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ADRC Project Consultant Job Description

This job description is for an ADRC Project Consultant for the Minnesota Board on Aging, Minnesota. The postion will provide the Aging and Adult Services Division and the Minnesota Board on Aging with grant administration leadership, coordination, and expertise for the Administration on Aging (AOA) and Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Aging and Disability Resource Center Grant.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50332

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Technical Assistance Center for Caregiver Programs - Website

Explore this site to find upcoming and archived training events, news from the Lifespan Respite and Aging networks, and the Center’s newsletter. The Technical Assistance Centers are a partnership between Family Caregiver Alliance and the ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center. Find tools needed for the efficient development and delivery of caregiver support services, best practices, policy & advocacy efforts, and to connect with fellow professionals from the aging networks.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52456

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ADRC-TAE Fact Sheet: How to Secure Medicaid Federal Financial Participation for ADRC Functions

States can draw down federal funds to assist in paying for the operation of their Medicaid program. Some ADRC activities may be eligible for administration federal financial participation (FFP). This resource provides guidance in applying and securing Medicaid FFP for ADRC activities.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50906

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Managed Long-Term Services and Supports: 2012 Report to the President

This report provides background on MLTSS to brief the intellectual and developmental disability community, as well as the President and the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, on managed care and changes in LTSS administration so that they may take action and influence outcomes. The report also contains a number of recommendations related to disability stakeholder engagement, choice and self-determination, consumer protections and rights and quality measurement.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/53399

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Aging and Disability Network Participant Direction Toolkit

Review this one-stop resource created by a team of agencies to help providers better understand, develop, and sustain participant-directed programs. The information is applicable whether funded by the Older Americans Act, Veterans Health Administration, State funds or other. The toolkit has two parts: one devoted to designing, managing and evaluating programs; the second on Financial Management Services (FMS). Resources include articles, forms, webinar recordings, state examples and charts.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/53358

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Connecting Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities with Personal Care Assistance

Several states are experimenting with solutions to help individuals who need long term services and supports connect with available workers. One approach is a publicly-funded matching service registry (MSR) that facilitates connections between qualified home care workers and individuals who self-direct their in-home services and supports. This document explains how registries can help match supply and demand, what the benefits of MSRs are for states and how to begin creating these registries.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/53338

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Opportunities for ADRCs to Strengthen the Home and Community-Based Direct Service Workforce

The availability of trained direct service workers is threatened by dramatic increase in population age 65 and older and the growing demand for long-term services and supports. This document explains why states and ADRCs need to focus on building their Direct Service Workforce to meet this growing demand.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/53337

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New Jersey Care Partner Support Pilot Program: Final Report

This report evaluates the experience with the New Jersey Care Partner Support Pilot Program (Pilot) that was conducted in four counties in New Jersey in 2011. The Pilot aims at improving the knowledge and skills of family caregivers caring for adult family members and friends participating in New Jersey’s Medicaid Global Options home and community-based services waiver (GO Waiver) and the state-only funded Jersey Assistance to Community Caregivers (JACC) program.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/53308

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Putting your Aging and Disability Partnerships to Work for Your Bottom Line

This webinar examined how you can build on partnerships to take advantage of new funding opportunities, expand funding, and share resources with partners on grant writing and business development. Specifically, participants will be able to 1) understand why and how partnerships are beneficial to a sustainable program, 2) learn how to integrate opportunities for collaboration between disability and aging service systems, and 3) learn the concept of program sustainability and why it is important.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/53292

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