LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston

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Building a National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers

This report summarizes findings from research involving stakeholder organizations working with family caregivers in the private and public sectors. The report includes insights into best practice models and action steps that can be included in the national strategy to meet the RAISE goals. Additional stakeholder groups such as the direct care workforce, county health care providers, employers, aging and disability organizations, faith-based groups, respite care providers, and others participated in a series of individual interviews and group listening sessions.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/73752

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An Exploration of State-Sponsored Home Care Aide Training Approaches

This new LTSS Center research brief, released on June 22, 2021, focuses on the lack of adequate training and preparation of professional caregivers and makes recommendations for implementing standardized, competency-based training programs for home care aides. The brief is based on a study by the LTSS Center and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/72706

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Learning from New State Initiatives in Financing Long-Term Services and Supports

This report examines how states can help finance LTSS. It analyzes emerging LTSS social insurance strategies in six states: Washington, Hawaii, Maine, California, Michigan, and Minnesota. The report includes information from 42 stakeholder interviews in these states and outlines lessons learned during the policy change process.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/72108

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