From sidewalks to toxic stress, evidence shows where people live has a greater impact on health than medical care, behavior, or genetics.
Disagreement about the role of markets lies at the root of many of our fiercest health care controversies. One side believes that unleashing market forces will rescue our health care system. From this viewpoint, government involvement is inherently destructive, except in rare circumstances. Many opponents of the Affordable Care Act share this opinion.
National, state, and local public health officials; aging experts, advocates, and service providers; and health care officials came together to discuss how public health could contribute to an age-friendly society and improve the health and well-being of older Americans.
Almost everyone wants to live in their own home and community as they age. Yet for many, later age brings frailty and the accumulation of chronic conditions. This month’s issue of Health Affairs examines how we can best provide care in the community for people with advanced illness.
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Person-centered care by its very nature needs to engage care recipients as equal partners in the planning, developing, monitoring, and evaluation of care as well as in policy and programmatic discussions that impact delivery systems for high-need, high-cost individuals.
The Engagement Specialist, Content Strategy, creates, develops, and manages online content for a variety of purposes and digital channels: website, email campaigns, social media accounts, data-driven applications, infographics, and more. The successful candidate works collaboratively with the foundation’s program, web publishing, and communications staff to provide creative solutions and project management for publishing needs and…
The Senior Research Development Officer will provide leadership, strategy development and management of research projects and participate in planning new projects for the research division. The Senior Research Development Officer will plan and develop research opportunities in all of the Foundation’s strategic areas of interest. Specifically, this position is expected to work collaboratively with colleagues…
The California Wellness Foundation is seeking a Board Liaison to work closely with the Board of Directors (“Board”), Board Committees, Advisory Bodies and the President/CEO (to whom it directly reports), ensuring that all governance matters are handled smoothly and effectively.This role offers an excellent opportunity to participate in the operations and governance of a major private foundation….
TimeSlips, an award-winning, international non-profit that brings meaning and joy to late life, seeks nominations and applications for a new Executive Director (Flexible Location, US). TimeSlips is poised to build on two decades of successful community collaborations and partnerships and compelling evidence of the program’s impact. The new Executive Director will collaborate closely with the…
St. David’s Foundation in Austin, Texas seeks someone passionate about women’s health and supporting the health of low-income people as a Senior Program Officer. The successful candidate for this position will also join a team of outstanding Senior Program Officers who work collectively across their fields of expertise to improve the health and well-being of our Central Texas neighbors. Responsibilities The Senior…