State Approaches to Addressing Population Health Through Accountable Health Models

January 23, 2018

To improve population health and health equity, states are working across Medicaid, public health, and other agencies to develop accountable health structures. State accountable health models — both currently operating and those in development — fall along a continuum. All of them promote healthy communities through community partnerships, but some contract with Medicaid agencies to provide health… Read more »

State of the States in Aging and Disability

April 15, 2015

In 2014, the National Association of State Units on Aging and Disability surveyed state aging and disability agencies to identify the significant policy, fiscal, and operational issues occurring within each state. The survey collected detailed information about the structure of agencies, the supports provided, and the populations served by aging and disability agencies. This reports… Read more »

Technical Assistance Support Center (TASC) Planning Zone

April 16, 2015

Planning is necessary if States and Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) are to succeed in developing comprehensive and coordinated systems of long-term supports for older Americans and persons with disabilities and their families. The TASC Planning Zone is a one-stop source for state and local planning, designed specifically to support the development of comprehensive State… Read more »

Profiles of State OAA Programs

April 16, 2015

State Profiles provides comparison tables or pre-populated tables of key data elements from OAA Programs for the selected state. In addition, the location of the State Unit on Aging (SUA), Area Agencies on Aging (AAA), and Tribal Organizations (when applicable) are displayed in both map and tabular form.

Public Policy & Aging Report: The Evolving Aging Network

April 17, 2015

This Public Policy & Aging Report contains four articles: The Aging Services Network: Broad Mandate and Increasing Responsibilities Evolution of the Aging Network: Modernization and Long-Term Care Initiatives The Aging Network: State of the States Toward Inclusion: A Public-Centered Approach to Promote Civic Engagement by the Elderly

State Unit on Aging Nutritionist Administrator Position Description

April 17, 2015

A sample position description for a state unit on aging nutritionist administrator. Title III of the Older Americans Act (OAA) specifies functions and responsibilities for the State Unit on Aging (SUA) regarding the Older Americans Act Nutrition Program. They include the planning, administration, implementation, monitoring, and evaluating of nutrition services within a comprehensive integrated home… Read more »