The Consumer Technology Association Foundation recently awarded Lutheran Services in America a second grant to support two new virtual caregiver support initiatives.
Charlotte Haberaecker, president and CEO of Lutheran Services in America, will join a bipartisan task force made up of current and former federal, state, and local government officials, and representatives in the health care field and private sector that will develop a set of recommendations for building a more robust and sustainable public health system in the United States.
RRF Foundation for Aging awarded Lutheran Services in America a grant to conduct a year-long process evaluation of LSA Senior Connect, a person-centered service coordination model piloted in Genacross Lutheran Services housing sites for low-income older adults with chronic health illness.
Next Avenue features Lutheran Services in America’s Great Plains Senior Services Collaborative as a needed patient-support initiative for alleviating social isolation amongst older adults.
The Commonwealth Fund features Lutheran Services in America’s LSA Senior Connect as a much-needed national solution for service coordination that can be deployed at the grassroots level.
The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) features a letter to the editor by Charlotte Haberaecker in which the Lutheran Services in America president and CEO seconds Lutheran Services in Iowa chief John Twardos’ call for added investment in Iowa’s human services workforce.
Lutheran Services in America and three members were to invited to attend the LEO Case Management Conference at the University of Notre Dame.
In partnership with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Lutheran Services in America is implementing an 18-month learning collaborative with four member organizations: Lutheran Services Carolinas, National Lutheran Communities and Services (NLCS), Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey and Samaritas.
Lutheran Services in America President and CEO Charlotte Haberaecker sent a letter to Senate leadership urging them to Oppose the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that the Senate will not vote on the Graham-Cassidy amendment this week, effectively killing the proposal for now.