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Independence, Dignity and Choice in Long-Term Care Act - New Jersey

As part of this Act, requirements were instituted involving the state's ADRCs and the global budgeting process used to support them. The Act provides specific directives that address financing and management plans, implementation and operation of the Medicaid LTC expenditure reforms, and requires an annual report, one of which is also included here, that documents reallocation of funds to home and community based care.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51899

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Information and Assistance Training Video and Manual - NY Connects Choices for Long-Term Care

This curriculum, "Choices for Long-Term Care" was developed by the New York State Office for the Aging in partnership with Albany area institutions. These materials serve as a tool for NY Connects professionals to better understand the philosophy and definition of information and assistance, enhance their communication skills, and become familiar with the call map to better assist callers.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51886

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Senate Committee on Aging Hearing on Health Care Reform in an Aging America

Program administrators, advocates, and researchers advise the Senate on ways to improve wellbeing and cost outcomes of long-term care by increasing access to HCBS. They speak on national demographics, successful HCBS programs of the past and present, state programs in Wisconsin and Florida, integrating acute and long-term care for dual eligibles, and program finance models. See “Video Contents Index” for time stamps and information on each testimony.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51877

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Policies for an Aging America: Looking Beyond the Averages

The growing elderly population is a persistent theme in policy deliberations. Gerontologists believe that policy discussions must go beyond population size and take into account socioeconomic characteristics such as living and employment situation, home life, culture, and education. Experts from the fields of economics, political science, and social policy do just that in this forum session, presenting in-depth demographics with a focus on economic security, electoral dynamics, and stereotypes.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51875

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Administration on Aging & Veterans Health Administration: Partnerships and Opportunities Meeting

The Veterans Health Administration plans to partner with the Aging Network in order to be serving over 109,000 veterans using HCBS by 2011. February 25 and 26, 2009, these organizations met in Boston to develop the partnership, work out next steps, and identify challenges. Presentations provide details on existing infrastructure, Nursing Home Diversion, financial management services, and existing research on HCBS and self-direction.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51872

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Changing Interagency Service Delivery Systems to Help Older Public Housing Residents Access Services to Assist Them to Age in Place

The Service Access for Elders in Public Housing project address issues that affect the quality of life of elderly residents of an urban public housing complex. A survey of the elderly residents was conducted under this project, seeking to better coordinate information and services provided by public and private agencies that serve the residents to assist them to better age in place in their apartments. This report outlines those results.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51845

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Preferences for Receipt of Care Among Community-Dwelling Adults

This journal article, which appeared in the Journal of Aging and Social Policy, outlines adult's (ages 40-70) preferences for long-term care, including place of care and the persons providing care. Most adults preferred care in home/community settings by kin or non-kin, with few deeming nursing homes acceptable.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51844

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Community-Based Long-Term Care Services in Rhode Island: A Report Issued Pursuant to Joint Resolution 05-R 384

This study examines community-based long-term care services in Rhode Island. It reviewed service rates and rate methodologies for four specific community-based services; assessed workforce capacity needed to provide services in the future; and made recommendations regarding the potential to restructure the State’s funding across different programs to support assisted living, home care, respite care, and adult day care.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51840

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Long-Term Care Planning in Maryland: Planning for 2010, 2020, and 2030

The Maryland General Assembly passed the Long-Term Care Planning Act of 2006, which requires the Maryland Health Care Commission to conduct a study of Maryland’s long-term care delivery system. The purpose of the study is to determine the types of services and programs that individuals aged 65 and older and individuals with disabilities will need in 2010, 2020, and 2030, as well to identify how the State should begin planning for future needs. This report presents the results of the study.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51835

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