The Catalyst

The Catalyst

Lutheran Services in America is hosting a member reception at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting and Expo on October 27. Join us for this special networking event in San Diego.

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A majority of seniors are unprepared to age in place, value-based payments are coming to post-acute care, and a look at the impact of social determinants of health.

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This edition of The Catalyst spotlights five key roles that the 3,000 public health departments across the country could fulfill to address the challenges and opportunities of an aging society.

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A new Lutheran Services in America white paper provides an overview of the Connect-Home Learning Collaborative and the current transitional care policy and practice environment, Tivity Health features the Great Plains Senior Services Collaborative in its storybook “Aging Well in Rural America: A Collection of Stories from the Heartland,” and more.

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Social determinant screenings cut hospital admissions by nearly 30 percent, ‘avoidable’ ER visits fuel health care costs, and a 2019 scorecard on state health system performance.

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A look at how Lutheran Services in America’s Great Plains Senior Services Collaborative is transforming lives in rural communities, a funder’s introduction to successful aging in community in 25 countries, and the seven latest health care moves out of Silicon Valley.

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Falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults, accounting for over 3 million emergency department visits and 30,000 deaths. Deaths have risen sharply since 2007. View the CDC’s coordinated care plan to prevent older adult falls and more.

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In this issue, we examine what "Google health care" could look like in five years, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota's delivery of frozen meals where Meals on Wheels can't go, and why the payroll tax is Washington state’s bold solution to help seniors age at home.

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CVS wants to make your drugstore your doctor, an investigation uncovers widespread exploitation of workers who tend to the elderly, and an introduction to Lutheran Services in America’s new Manager of Philanthropic Engagement.

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The executive summary for Phase 1 of the Great Plains Senior Services Collaborative, a multi-year partnership to leverage the unique assets of rural communities to help seniors maintain their independence, is now available.

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