WEBINAR: Chronic Care Act: What it means for 2019

The Chronic Care Act: What it means for you in 2019

The Chronic Care Act: What it means for you in 2019Wednesday, January 30 | 2 pm ET / 11 am PT
The booming senior population is creating unprecedented pressure on our health care system and social safety net. States, MCOs, area agencies on aging, health care providers, and community-based organizations all need to include the implications of the Chronic Care Act (CCA) into their ongoing strategies for serving adults with complex care needs.
This webinar will help you chart that course, as we identify the key components of the CCA most likely to affect you in 2019.

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Reserve your place to identify funding provided by the CCA that can advance the mission of your organization:
  • For states: develop an action plan to orchestrate services and supports that keep seniors in their homes longer and out of costly long-term care;
  • For health care providers: uncover new services covered by Medicare and Medicare Advantage;
  • For social service agencies: fund non-medical benefits, from bathroom grab bars and wheelchair ramps to transportation.
Join Tamyra Porter, Director of Healthcare at Navigant, as she breaks down the critical aspects of the CCA that will help shape the future of senior care in our nation.

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Secretary Wilkie and VA leaders will discuss the state of VA, community resources, department priorities, and answer questions. 

January 17th, 1PM - 3PM Eastern Time

VIDEO: Secretary Wilkie talks Veterans Experience and VA Welcome Kit

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How to Fund Land Banks

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
In This Issue: Speaking Up On Race, Housing, and Opportunity in Minnesota ● Hospital System Helps Housing Partners Unlock Capital ● How to Fund Land Banks ● Also: Jobs ● Shelter Shorts ● Events +
Tarik Abdelazim, Center for Community Progress
The number of land banks grew dramatically in the wake of the foreclosure crisis. So has our understanding of how to successfully fund them. Read Full Article
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Shutdown Emergency | Paradise's Poor Planning | Gentrification Is Dangerous | When Bad Judgement Leads To A Promotion | "Gym Deserts" | And More Quick Takes From Our Editors
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Alyia S.P. Gaskins, Center for Community Investment
When plans to develop affordable housing units in San Bernardino hit a funding roadblock, Dignity Health committed a $1.2 million bridge loan to help fill the gap. But the health system didn’t stop there. Read Full Article
Nelima Sitati Munene, African Career Education & Resource, Inc.
What the remedy of moving people out of areas of concentrated poverty implies is that the dilution of poor people is the solution, and it absolves systems of coming up with solutions and strategies that will lift people out of poverty. When analysis is only on a spatial level… Read Full Article
TODAY! Tuesday, Jan. 15, 4 p.m. ET | Impacts of the Government Shutdown on Affordable Housing and Community Development Programs | The partial government shutdown, now three weeks long, continues with no end in sight. Affordable housing programs and the low-income people they serve are already being negatively impacted. This call, sponsored by the National Low Income Housing Coalition, will provide information on the shutdown’s impacts on affordable housing and community development programs. 

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2 p.m. ET | Introduction to Permanently Affordable Homeownership—Part One | Communities across the country are trying to create policies that do more with less, balance individual benefits with community benefits, and make a dent in their local affordable housing needs. In this webinar, Grounded Solutions Network makes the case for permanently affordable homeownership and shares how you can adopt and customize these models to fit your community’s needs.

Monday, Feb. 11, 3 p.m. EST | What Really Works in Homelessness Prevention: Lessons from Literature and the Field | Presented by Abt Associates’ Center on Evidence-based Solutions to Homelessness, this webinar combines evidence with real-world insight. Practitioners from three communities will discuss their experience planning or implementing prevention activities, and how the evidence aligns with their work on the ground. Info or register here.

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