Tag Archives: Health

Health Events – March 2021

MANAGED CARE PROGRAMS The Area Office on Aging partners with three managed care plans (Aetna, Buckeye Community Health Plan and CareSource) to coordinate the care of their members who receive Medicaid and/or Medicare benefits. The Area Office on Aging’s care managers and waiver service coordinators help connect the individuals with the services to meet their

Caregivers & Dementia

The National Academies Press recently published a consensus study entitled, “Meeting the Challenge of Caring for Persons Living with Dementia and their Care Partners and Caregivers: A Way Forward.”  The study is important for caregivers/carepartners and family members dealing with dementia and while lengthy, it is worthy of review.  The NAP provides this introductory summary:

2021 Resolutions: Planning for the world after 2020

A worldwide pandemic, a contentious national election and a renewed examination of racism in America, accompanied by hurricanes, fires and even murder hornets, made 2020 a once-in-a-lifetime year.  “The hardest thing for people to get used to in 2020 was the lack of predictability,” explained Matt Rizzo, CEO and president of A Renewed Mind, a