Featured Resources

Milbank Memorial Fund: The Impact of COVID-19’s Closure of Meal Sites on Older Adults

This Milbank Memorial Fund blog post explores the impact of COVID-19 on access to group meals provided through a federal–state nutrition program for older adults. It also calls for a coordinated national effort with more federal resources and flexibility for states to develop short- and long-term plans.

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Fall Prevention Report

Fall Prevention: A Strategic Vision, A Lasting Legacy

This new Archstone Foundation report reflects on two decades of projects that served a crucial translational role in taking fall-risk reduction research principles and putting them into the hands of health professionals and community-based programs so older adults could benefit. It also outlines the foundation’s “12 Key Strategies for Success” that was developed as part of this grantmaking effort and continue to guide the their grantmaking.

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Supporting Older Adults and Family Caregivers

Care for older adults with chronic, disabling health conditions has entered a new chapter, one with far-ranging implications for families, communities, health care, and even the economy. The current system does not adequately support the needs of those routinely providing extensive help with daily activities, delivering complex medically-related services, and coordinating health care and long-term services and supports.

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Latest Resources

Milbank Memorial Fund: The Impact of COVID-19’s Closure of Meal Sites on Older Adults

This Milbank Memorial Fund blog post explores the impact of COVID-19 on access to group meals provided through a federal–state nutrition program for older adults. It also calls for a coordinated national effort with more federal resources and flexibility for states to develop short- and long-term plans.

Read More →
Fall Prevention Report

Fall Prevention: A Strategic Vision, A Lasting Legacy

This new Archstone Foundation report reflects on two decades of projects that served a crucial translational role in taking fall-risk reduction research principles and putting them into the hands of health professionals and community-based programs so older adults could benefit. It also outlines the foundation’s “12 Key Strategies for Success” that was developed as part of this grantmaking effort and continue to guide the their grantmaking.

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GIH Events

Policy Opportunities to Advance Palliative Care in States

Watch the video to learn how grantmakers can utilize these new tools and resources and discuss the practical strategies philanthropy can use to advance access to palliative care in their states and communities.

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GIH Events

Promoting Better Communities for Older People: Building Economic Security Using the Elder Index

What is the true cost of living for older adults?  In this conversation, funders discussed the Elder Index: a tool that measures the income older people need—every county and state in the country—to meet necessary expenses for housing, health care, food, transportation, and other essentials while staying independent in their own homes.

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Driving Toward Age-Friendly Care for the Future

WebMD/John A. Hartford Foundation Survey Finds Older Adults and Their Caregivers are Misinformed

Care of older adults is mired in misinformation, with most older patients and caregivers mistakenly believing that sharp declines in quality of life are inevitable, according to a new survey from The John A. Hartford Foundation (JAHF) and WebMD.

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GIH Events

Including the Person in Person-Centered Care

On this webinar, funders discussed successful and effective strategies to authentically partner with people with complex needs and truly advance person-centered policy and programming.

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GIH Events

Policies to Support Caregivers: Opportunities for Philanthropy

On this webinar, participants learned about the current state of family caregiving policy and efforts to create new and innovative policies across the country.

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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

Creating an Age-Friendly Public Health System: Challenges, Opportunities, and Next Steps

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.

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