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Take your partnership work to the next level of improving service systems for older adults! Learn about participatory action research - PAR - and hear some examples that other partnerships and alliances have undertaken. DataCenter staff will offer a basic introduction to the purpose and methods of PAR and share... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2012 at CPFOA Staying Connected
JOIN THE CPFOA Network for a Teaching & Learning Call on Care Transitions! Wednesday, May 23rd @ 3pm Eastern Time... What are some national trends in implementing new care transitions models? What community-based models are working? What are hospitals investing in the efforts? What existing health initiatives can partnerships leverage... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2012 at CPFOA Staying Connected
Due to reduced travel budgets, the CPFOA Staying Connected Partnerships met by phone this year instead of at the Aging in America conference. On the call, we agreed to maintain connections through phone calls every other month. Please join us for the next call - in MAY - when we... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2012 at CPFOA Staying Connected
On October 21, seven communities participated in a conference call to update each other on what is happening in their respective communities and shared some information with each other about their activities related to care transitions. Here are some highlights: Broome County - Aging Futures: Meets several times each year... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2011 at CPFOA Staying Connected
It was great to see everyone - I hope ASA was enlightening and you had some time to enjoy SF! Transitional Care is truly on the map - we are all part of an exciting time of changing and improving the health care delivery services."Partnership for Patients". (did we license... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2011 at CPFOA Staying Connected
The Second Annual Staying Connected meeting in San Francisco was a great success! Thanks to last year’s planning group (Marie Jobling, Chris Miller, Jim Durkan, Ken Grunke, and Michelle Berry) for their work on developing a solid agenda. The sharing of knowledge and ideas and the excitement in the room... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2011 at CPFOA Staying Connected
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We;ve started talking about finding easy ways to stay in touch that are not time consuming and don't require a great deal of technical ability. Elise is out there right now, trying new tools! Thank goodness Marie understands social media. One way to know when this blog and other websites... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2011 at CPFOA Staying Connected
Given how widespread the topic of care transitions was at the meeting in San Francisco this year we're posting this link to the AoA page with information on the funding opportunity and related resources. Included in the lunch time discussion about care transitions: There is no one model of care... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2011 at CPFOA Staying Connected
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Click here to view a recent video produced about one of the Connecting Caring Communities neighborhood partnerships, Layton Blvd Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2011 at CPFOA Staying Connected
Click here for a list of sessions featuring Community Partnerships for Older Adults and Community Innovations for Aging in Place grantees. This is quite an impressive list of 23 SESSIONS of some of the most innovative, exciting things happening in the field of aging. What an amazing group of people! Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2011 at CPFOA Staying Connected
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We are so happy to tell you that we, Haywood Community Connections/Mountain Projects, will be awarded the 2010 Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease Award (just three awardees in the nation!) during the Aging in America Conference. Three different events will be centered around this award and one is an... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2011 at CPFOA Staying Connected
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From Marie Jobling. This article appeared on page A - 1 of the San Francisco Chronicle New Report on the Cost of Preventable Hospital Re-Admissions Released by California Discharge Planning Collaborative, in which several SF partnership groups are involved. Released hospital patients' many unhappy returns Victoria Colliver, Chronicle Staff Writer... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2011 at CPFOA Staying Connected
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From Stephanie Sue @ Connecting Caring Communities: Our Sue Kelley will be part of a Congressional Briefing on Aging Friendly Communities on Wednesday afternoon. Another opportunity to brag about CPFOA and Connecting Caring Communities. See many of you in San Francisco. AGING COMMITTEE TO HOLD BRIEFING ON AGE-FRIENDLY CITIES, BUSINESSES... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2011 at CPFOA Staying Connected
Our Aging Futures Partnership is still gong strong. We meet, usually 4 times a year, as a full partnership, but we have several committees that meet and accomplish work much more regularly. Our big initiatives for this year include developing a Mobility Management Program, continuing work in managing chronic disease,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2011 at CPFOA Staying Connected
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We're looking forward to re-connecting with everyone at the 2011 ASA/NCOA conference and the planning committee is busy getting ideas together for a pre-conference meeting on Monday, April 25th. Keep an eye out for a survey heading your way from Nancy Giunta (what would we do without her?). In the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2011 at CPFOA Staying Connected
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At the final CPFOA annual meeting in Washington, DC las t October and more recently at a follow-up meeting in Chicago there was strong sentiment and commitment to sustain our network. In order to build on the foundation we have laid with the help of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation,... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2010 at CPFOA Staying Connected
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