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A Time for Bold Action: West Health’s Video for the New Year

“A Time for Bold Action” – a video produced by West Health – looks back at our work in 2018 and ahead to the challenges we face in 2019 and beyond. It tells the poignant stories of three seniors facing life-changing crises as a result of America’s opaque and over-priced healthcare system.

High prices, broken promises on prescription drug costs

New survey from the West Health Institute
and NORC at the University of Chicago shows
few Americans approve of how President Trump
and Congress are addressing ‘unreasonable’
prescription drug costs.

PACE 2.0 Video Series

Before I Found PACE “Before I Found PACE” is a new video series that is part of the PACE 2.0 initiative, which is supported by The John A. Hartford Foundation and West Health. The series will illustrate the need for expanding Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE®) through the stories and words of PACE participants and… Read more »

Formative Research on Needs and Supports for Family Members Caring for a Person with Cognitive Impairment

There are a estimated 15 million family caregivers in the U.S. who are assisting seniors with functional and cognitive limitations. Family caregivers manage household tasks and finances, provide personal care and hygiene, and serve as care coordinators, thereby allowing the person living with dementia to remain in the community. In this formative research, we aimed to identify the training and resources caregivers need, the areas where they want to learn more, and obtain a better understanding of their unique challenges.