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Setting the PACE: A Care Model for Aging Seniors

November 13, 2019AHIP

Dr. Ann Wells, chief medical officer for population health, speaks with America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) about the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and how the program addresses social determinants of health (SDOH).

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Beyond Technology: Innovation and Value in Healthcare

October 18, 2019Maureen Hewitt

InnovAge continues its partnership with the Alliance for Health Policy in an effort to educate policy makers and others about the Program for All-inclusive Care for the Elderly. 

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InnovAge Recognized for Placing Patients at the Forefront of Care

September 30, 2019InnovAge

InnovAge has been recognized for delivering quality, patient-centered care by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

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Meet an InnovAge Social Worker

July 29, 2019InnovAge

Social worker Justin Collins shares his perspective on how he ensures PACE participants are safe and secure. 
 

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The Link between Oral Health and Overall Health

July 1, 2019InnovAge

Maintaining good oral health in older adults is important to help identify or prevent other medical issues. 

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Resources for Education and Self-Management

May 20, 2019InnovAge

Explore these links with helpful information and resources for seniors and caregivers.

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Healthcare Coding: a Little-Known Story

May 2, 2019InnovAge

HCC coding is part of a larger narrative that helps us better understand our senior participants’ healthcare needs and treat them effectively

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Heart Health Warning Signs and Treatment for Seniors

February 13, 2019

Here are some questions and answers about two common heart health issues.

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Infographic: InnovAge PACE by the Numbers

January 31, 2019InnovAge

Check out some helpful statistics about the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) at InnovAge.

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Fall Prevention: Lowering Risk for Older Adults

October 24, 2018InnovAge

It’s important for seniors, caregivers, and doctors to communicate about fall risk, and identify ways to reduce that risk.

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10 Warning Signs that it's Time to Stop Driving

September 14, 2018InnovAge

It can be hard to give up the wheel as we age, but seniors and caregivers can work together to make a plan.

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Eye Exams are Crucial for Older Adults

August 24, 2018Dr. Lynn M. Strange

Regular eye exams can help with early diagnosis of treatable conditions in older adults.

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Preventing Suicide in Older Adults

June 18, 2018InnovAge

Suicide rates are rising in adults over 50. The question is why, and what can we do about it?

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Tips to Manage Arthritis

May 18, 2018InnovAge

Many people think that arthritis is a normal part of aging, but that is not the case. There are steps you can take to prevent and manage arthritis in older adults.

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Communication is Key for Doctor, Caregiver Relationships

April 30, 2018InnovAge

Caregivers and doctors must work together to provide high quality and compassionate care. But that’s often easier said than done.

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Animal Companions for Older Adults

April 20, 2018InnovAge

Learn more about the benefits of animal companionship for older adults.

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Eat Well to Feel Well as You Age

March 30, 2018InnovAge

Eating nutrient-rich food has a positive impact on your overall health. InnovAge PACE dietitian, Christine Barney, explains how she helps older adults at our Lakewood PACE center maintain healthy, balanced diets to optimize their nutrition and healing.

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Tips for Remembering to Take Medications

March 28, 2018InnovAge

Here are a few ideas to help you or your loved ones remember to take their medications as prescribed.

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Social Media Connects Older Adults

March 19, 2018InnovAge

As older adults increasingly incorporate social media into their lives, physicians, families, and caregivers can use it as a tool to improve communication and reduce social isolation.

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Success Stories: Exercise for Older Adults

February 16, 2018InnovAge

Remaining active as we age can improve strength and independence in our day-to-day lives.

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Don't Wait, Ask for Help

January 24, 2018InnovAge

Make sure that both older adults and caregivers are safe and healthy by asking for help when you need it.

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Assessing Mental Illness in Older Adults

January 4, 2018InnovAge

Many older adults have concerns about mental illness later in life and experience symptoms that often go undiagnosed.

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Exploring the Interplay of Addiction and Dementia

November 17, 2017InnovAge

InnovAge was pleased to once again sponsor the annual Rocky Mountain Conference on Dementia hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado.

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Flu Prevention Tips: Now's the Time to Prepare

November 6, 2017InnovAge

While the flu can’t be stopped in its tracks, there are some ways you can lessen your risk of catching the virus.

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