For three decades the Archstone Foundation has focused investments on improving the care and experience of people with serious illness. Their portfolio has championed numerous palliative care and end-of-life initiatives at the local, state, and national levels. Reflecting on this body of grantmaking, the foundation has released a new legacy report that examines this work, grantee achievements, and the enduring impact of this investment.
This new issue brief, “Home Front and Center: Supporting Access to Affordable and Quality Housing,” gives an overview of the rise of housing insecurity for older adults and describes some of the work the foundation is funding to promote safe and affordable housing.
The National Academy for State Health Policy has created an interactive map tracking new state palliative care legislation and related budget initiatives that are designed to promote and expand access to palliative care.
This Issue Brief discusses the challenges surrounding Medicare managed care and its ability to meet the needs of elderly beneficiaries. The publication presents related trends, issues related to the elderly as active health care consumers, and grantmaker opportunities and lessons learned.