Older Adults and Healthy Aging Working Group
The Brookings Institution’s Older Adults and Healthy Aging Working Group is part of an ongoing project at Brookings focusing on encouraging cross-sector collaboration to improve community health and economic mobility. The purpose of the Older Adults Working Group is to discuss ways in which group members can help improve cross-sector collaboration to promote healthy aging in the United States. You can access more on this and other topic related to the Brookings Health-Economic Mobility project here: https://www.brookings.edu/series/building-healthy-neighborhoods/.
- The Quality of Care in Nursing Homes. (April 2022). National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine.
- Communicating About Nursing Home Care: Findings and Emerging Recommendations. (April 2022). Frameworks Institute.
- Next Generation of the Healthcare Workforce Learning Collaborative. (April 2022). National Governor’s Association.
- Enhancing Frontline Nurse Management in Long-Term Services and Supports, LTSS Center.
- Leading Age LTSS Center: http://ltsscenter.org/
- Who will care for aging baby boomers? Immigrants. (April 2022). Brookings.
- ATI Advisory: Advancing Non-Medical Supplemental Benefits in Medicare Advantage
- AARP Nursing Home Dashboard: COVID-19 Nursing Home Resident and Staff Deaths
- Podcast: This is Getting Old: https://melissabphd.com/podcast-blog/
- Ep. 54, Rethinking Nursing Homes and Care of Older Adults (April 2021), with Stuart Butler
- 51, The 5C’s Framework of the Age-Friendly Public Health Systems (March 2021), with Megan Wolfe
- 45, Age Friendly Health Systems: History and Overview (January 2021), with Alice Bonner
- Institute for Healthcare Improvement: COVID-19 Resources for the Care of Older Adults
- Institute for Healthcare Improvement: Age-Friendly Health Systems
- AARP Long Term Services & Supports State Scorecard, November 2020
Latest Research and Publications
- Gleckman, Howard. Congress’ Epic Fail in Caring for Frail Older Adults. (July 2022). Forbes.
- Gleckman, Howard. How Older Patients, Their Families, and Medical Staffs can Improve a Hospital Stay. (July 2022). Forbes.
- Butler, Stuart. The Challenging Future of Long-term Care for Older Adults. (May 2022). JAMA Health Forum.
- Zimmerman, S., Cesari, M., Gaugler, J., Stone, R.I., et al. The inevitability of reimagining long-term care. (Feb. 2022). Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.
- Zimmerman, S., Carder, P. Schwartz, L., Stone, R. et al. The imperative to reimagine assisted living. (Feb. 2022). Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.
- Levy, C., Zimmerman, S., Mor, V., Stone, R. et al. Pragmatic trials in long-term care: Challenges, opportunities, recommendations. (March 2022). Journal of the American Medical Directors Association.
- Callahan, C.M., and Stone, R.I. (2021). Improving care for dementia: Re-imagining the advocacy playbook. (Oct. 2021). Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
- Long-Term Care in America: Americans Want to Age at Home. (May 2021). The AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
- AP-NORC Poll: Government should help Americans age at home. (May 2021). Associated Press.
- Ensuring Access to COVID-19 Vaccines for Older Adults and People with Disabilities Who are Homebound (May 2021). Trust for America’s Health.
- New Approaches to Long-Term Care Access for Middle Income Households. (April 2021). Milken Institute.
- Gleckman, Howard; Favreault, Melissa M. Reforming Long-Term Care with Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic. (March 2021). Urban Institute.
- Gleckman, Howard. The High Cost of Loneliness: The Other Price Older Adults Are Paying For Covid-19. (March 2021). Forbes.
- Supporting A Trained Direct Care Workforce In Facility Settings During And After The Covid-19 Pandemic. (February 2021). National Governors Association.
- Gleckman, Howard. How to Get COVID-19 Vaccine to Homebound Older Adults. (February 2021). Forbes.
- Using Medicaid Funds to Promote Person-Centered Care in Nursing Homes (January 2021). LTSS Center.
- A Housing and Health Collaboration: Mount Rubidoux Manor and Inland Empire Health Plan – Case Study (January 2021). LTSS Center.
- Fulmer, Terry; Reuben, David B.; Auerbach, John; Fick, Donna Marie; Galambos, Colleen; Johnson, Kimberly S. Actualizing Better Health and Health Care for Older Adults. (January 2021). Health Affairs.
- Rethinking Care for Older Adults: A Report on a Series of Convergence Conversations. (December 2020). Convergence Center for Policy Resolution.
- Butler, Stuart; Diaz, Carmen. How “Villages” Help Seniors Age at Home(October 2015). Brookings Institution.
- Protecting the Health of America’s Older Adults Act (2022)
- WISH Act: Well-Being Insurance for Seniors to be at Home Act (2021)
- Fact Sheet: Biden-Harris Administration Delivers Funds to Support Health of Older Americans (2021)
Gretchen Alkema, The SCAN Foundation
Carrie Amero, AARP
Larry Atkins, Long-Term Quality Alliance
Stuart Butler, The Brookings Institution
Melissa Batchelor, George Washington University
Alice Bonner, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Susan Coronel, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
Terry Fulmer, John A Hartford Foundation
Howard Gleckman, Urban Institute
Tracy Lustig, National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine
Joanne Lynn, Altarum Institute, Rep Thomas Suozzi
Susan Donovan, Quantified Ventures
Nehath Sheriff, The Brookings Institution
Robyn Stone, LeadingAge
Nora Super, Milken Institute
Anne Tumlinson, ATI Advisory
Rodney Whitlock, McDermott+Consulting
Megan Wolfe, Trust for America’s Health