More Can Be Done: Involvement of Older Consumers in the Design, Implementation and Oversight of Home and Community Based Services

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Article Publication Date: 
3/12/2008
Summary: 
This paper explores the role of older participants in planning, developing and overseeing home and community based service (HCBS) programs. It seeks to help State Units on Aging and others in the aging network identify concrete steps they can take to support the role of these older individuals as public policy advocates. The report addresses the extent of older HCBS participants' current involvement, the barriers to success, and the strategies being used to attain participation.
Types/Tools: 
Populations: 
Aging/Older Adults
Sources: 
NASUAD
Programs/Initiatives: 
Cash and Counseling
Keywords: 
Community Inclusion
telephone participants; participant involvement;

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