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Long Term Services and Supports

A White House Conference on Aging: Aren't We All?

Robert B. Blancato | Posted 07.10.2015 | Politics
Robert B. Blancato

We must acknowledge and celebrate the changing face and composition of those aging in America today by focusing on cultural competency and combating all remaining vestiges of discrimination based on age, race, gender or sexual orientation. We should strive to make sure that the quality of life keeps pace with the quantity of life for all our people.

Care Delivery Transformation in California: Aligning Opportunities With Capacity

Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD | Posted 07.07.2015 | Impact
Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD

California is moving full speed in transforming care delivery for those with the most pressing health care and daily living needs. Yet a great deal of work remains to institutionalize system change that offers value to individuals, providers, payers and regulators.

California Ranks 9th in the Country in LTSS 50-state Scorecard

Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD | Posted 09.09.2014 | Los Angeles
Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD

A newly released scorecard by the AARP Policy Institute, with support from The SCAN Foundation and The Commonwealth Fund, ranks states on how well each delivers long-term services and supports to older adults and people with disabilities.

10 Conversations to Plan for Aging with Dignity and Independence

Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD | Posted 07.10.2012 | Fifty
Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD

Aging with dignity and independence is the ability to live life to its fullest in the place you call home regardless of age, illness or disability. Wh...

Resolving to Talk with Your Loved Ones About Aging with Dignity and Independence

Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD | Posted 04.03.2012 | Fifty
Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD

I invite you to think about what aging with dignity and independence means. Then take time to have the tough conversations with your loved ones about what is important to you as you grow older, and how you will get help should you require daily assistance.