We Can Keep Building: Advocacy and Organizing in the Midst of a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that in times of crisis, advocacy built on strong grassroots support and consumer participation can still serve as a mechanism to push all our systems to be more responsive to the needs of the community.

Eldercare Voices, COVID Edition: Nancy Wilson, MSW

Nancy is a gerontological social worker with over four decades of professional work and leadership in advancing interdisciplinary models of integrated community-based service delivery to elders and families coping with chronic illness.

Alone but Resilient: What We’re Learning About Social Isolation Among Older Adults Amidst the Pandemic

Even before the pandemic began, social isolation and loneliness were widespread among older adults. Approximately one-quarter of community-dwelling Americans aged 65 and older were considered to be socially isolated.

Director's Corner: Fighting For What We Care About

Without question, we are living through some unprecedented times. But the power of communities pulling together to express their collective voice has brought about change time and again in the most daunting of situations.

Director's Corner: Building for Resiliency - Toward a New System of Long-Term Care

It is long past time for a rethink of how we pay for and deliver long-term care, starting from what consumers and caregivers need, and also examining how we build a workforce and care delivery system that values resiliency, not just efficiency.

The Lown Institute Hospitals Index – Evaluating Hospitals on What Matters

The coronavirus pandemic has made clear the importance of high-quality hospitals for the health of communities, particularly communities of color and low-income communities. The pandemic has also exposed areas in serious need of improvement if hospitals are to equitably deliver...
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