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Advancing Supportive Services for Seniors

West Health is engaged in a number of applied medical research projects focused on supportive services for seniors.

The Opportunity

Among the challenges faced by seniors is their ability to access the services and supports that they need and want to remain healthy, safe and socially connected. Supportive services including nutrition, housing, transportation, care management, in-home personal care and homemaker services enable seniors to maintain their independence and quality of life. Key to successful aging is the provision of person-centered, coordinated, healthcare and supportive services; removing barriers to timely access to quality care; and advancing innovative community-based care models.

Our Goal

West Health is conducting research with like-minded partners to develop and implement innovative ways to identify social determinants of health and connect seniors with unmet needs to the health care and supportive services that allow them to age successfully in place with dignity, quality of life and independence.

Meals on Wheels America and Brown University’s Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research with West Health Institute

We are collaborating on a multi-year research study investigating opportunities to improve the health, safety and well-being of seniors by incorporating wellness assessments into their daily meal delivery service.

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Home Centered Care Institute

HCCI'S mission is to improve the accessibility and quality of care available to medically complex patients and their caregivers, and to reduce overall health care costs by advancing the practice of Home Centered Care.

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Meals on Wheels America

Meals on Wheels America is the oldest and largest national organization supporting the more than 5,000 community-based programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior isolation and hunger.

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Brown University School of Public Health

Through research, education, and public service, the Brown University School of Public Health strives to improve the health of individuals as well as populations.

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