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The Indicator: NCI’s Bimonthly Newsletter - Aug 2005

This is the first newsletter of the National Core Indicators (NCI) program. The publication is designed to keep you abreast of developments and best practices in performance and outcome measurement as exemplified in initiatives among NCI participants. Issue 1, Volume 1 explores Self-Advocates in Vermont, Surveys used in California and Pennsylvania, and a new video from Kentucky called \"Team Up for Success\".

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50781

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Community Living Exchange Newsletter #4 September 2005

This is the fourth in a series of newsletters produced at the Exchange to provide assistance to our CMS Real Choice Systems Change grantees. This newsletter is produced biannually. Topics include: Building Nursing Home Transition into a Balanced Long-term Care System: The Washington Model, Individualized Back-up Planning and Independence Plus in Louisiana & New Hampshire, Participant-Centered Planning & Individual Budgeting, South Carolina's Care Call, and Money Follows the Person.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50766

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Family Voices of North Dakota Website and E-newsletter

Family Voices of North Dakota is a state chapter of the National Family Voices organization and provides health information and education. As part of the Family to Family grant, this chapter has begun to produce <i>Pass It on…Health Care Policy</i>, an e-newsletter that shares resources, information, and activities regarding care for children with special health care needs. Also visit their website for publications, a link directory, and other interactive resources.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50726

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Maine\'s ADRC Newsletter: Dashing News

Maine’s ADRC grantee has produded their first official newsletter. This publication is one method of communication for the ADRC between coalition members, state stakeholders, and the technical advisory group. The newsletter keeps everyone updated on the status of the subcommittees and on work at Maine Eastern Agency on Aging's (EAA) ADRC site. Volumne 1, Issue 1

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50713

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Mental Health Transformation Trends: July/August 2005

Recovery is the focus of the just released July/August 2005 issue of the SAMHSA/CMHS publication \"Mental Health Transformation Trends\". It includes articles on the following: + Recovery is Happening + State Profile: Ohio Finds Transformation Requires Shared Leadership and Capacity for Change + Federal Partner Spotlight: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services + Consensus on Recovery Achieved + Self-Direction: Consumer Choice in Action

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50693

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Family Care and Paid Care: Separate Worlds or Common Ground?

BetterJobsBetterCare: Issue Brief-May 2005 Family caregiving and paid caregiving are typically treated as two separate worlds. In reality, they often interface, with paid caregivers substituting for or supplementing family caregiving. This issue brief focuses on the intersection, what it looks like now and how it could be shaped in the future. It describes the demographic and economic trends affecting the demand and offers ideas about moving towards a new paradigm.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50661

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How Do Family Caregivers Fare? A Closer Look at Their Experiences

Caregiving is often life changing and consuming, leaving some caregivers exhausted and depressed. Some 15 percent of family caregivers report high levels of overall stress as a result of caring for an older family member or friend with long-term care needs. Caring for a friend or relative, however, can also be a positive and rewarding experience. This Profile provides a data overview of the physical, emotional, financial and social experiences of primary family caregivers.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50637

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Mastering the Key Elements of Working With the Media

Having a positive working relationship with the media can provide many benefits for an organization. This issue brief presents effective strategies for building a relationship with the media and advice on how to conduct media interviews and to get a story published onto the editorial page. Center for Medicare Education Issue Brief: Vol. 5 No. 9

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50630

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RAP Sheet: Better Living through Assistive Technology

The Spring 2005 Issue of the Rap Sheet explores the amazing world of Assistive Technology. From simple modifications fashioned out of junk drawer contents to high tech talking computers, assistive technology enables individuals with disabilities to be more independent in their homes, at work, and in their communities. This issue identifies AT solutions, funding options and offers ways to resources.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/50629

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