Age-Friendly Health Systems

Age-Friendly Health Systems (AFHS) is an initiative of The John A. Hartford Foundation (JAHF) and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), in partnership with the American Hospital Association and the Catholic Health Association of the United States. Age-Friendly Health Systems aim to follow an essential set of evidence-based practices, cause no harm, and align with "What Matters" to older adults and their family caregivers.​ Learn more.

Behavioral Health

Behavioral health experts in PACE programs across the nation have developed Behavioral Health Resources to address the major concerns in behavioral health.

Bereavement Program

The NPA Palliative and End-of-Life Care Workgroup’s Bereavement Program Taskforce offers resources to assist PACE organizations in the development of a bereavement program.

Medication Management

The purpose of the Medication Management Workgroup is to create and offer PACE organizations tools and informational and educational resources to support clinical decision-making and improve the management of pharmaceuticals for participants. The workgroup offers members the following documents for their consideration:

Palliative and End-of-Life Care

A committee of PACE medical directors, nurses, social workers and chaplains has developed Palliative and End-of-Life Care Resources to facilitate the development of end-of-life care delivery within individual PACE organizations. Both palliative and end-of-life care are defined within the context of the PACE model. Additional resources are also shared.

Advance Care Planning

Under the guidance of the NPA Palliative and End-of-Life Care Workgroup, the Advance Care Planning Taskforce compiled a collection of tools and resources that are useful in advance care planning.

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