This is the PDF version of the 2016 Update of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease. There have been updates yearly since this report was originally published in 2012. A complete list of the National Plan and updates, and their direct URLs, is available on the second page. More information about the National Alzheimer's Project Act is
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An Overview of Programs and Initiatives Sponsored by DHHS to Promote Healthy Aging: A Background Paper for the Blueprint on Aging for the 21st Century Technical Advisory Group Meeting
The primary purpose of this paper is to highlight current federal health promotion and disease prevention activities targeted for older persons. This material is organized by grouping activities into four topics that a panel of federal officials felt would help structure the discussions at the TAG meeting. The authors felt that by organizing feder
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Caregiver Burden and Institutionalization, Hospital Use, and Stability of Care Baila Miller and Stephanie McFall University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Associated Health Professions November 1989 PDF Version (89 PDF pages)
Despite the TANF program's emphasis on employment, the policies, practices and attitudes of the employers of TANF recipients have received limited attention. This study, conducted by Abt Associates and the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, synthesizes existing research regarding employers, workforce intermediaries, and TANF recipients and
Assessing the Field of Post-Adoption Services: Family Needs, Program Models and Evaluation Issues. Literature Review
Assessing the Field of Post-Adoption Service: Family Needs, Program Models, and Evaluation Issues Literature Review Submitted to: Laura Feig Radel Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Hubert H. Humphrey Building 200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, DC 20201 Developed
This report summarizes state policy choices with regard to TANF sanctions for failure to comply with work requirements. In addition, it reviews the existing literature on sanctioning rates, characteristics and circumstances of sanctioned clients, and the impacts of TANF sanctions.
By Jane Knitzer and Nancy K. Cauthen National Center for Children in Poverty The Joseph L. Mailman School of Public Health Columbia University In Collaboration with Ellen Kisker Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
A Descriptive Analysis of Patterns of Informal and Formal Caregiving among Privately Insured and Non-Privately Insured Disabled Elders Living in the Community
This research was designed to answer current questions surrounding long-term care insurance. It was also designed to provide basic sociodemographic and service utilization profiles for disabled private long-term care insurance policyholders, and to compare such data and findings to the experiences of non-insured disabled community-dwelling elders.
This report summarizes findings from a national scan of web-based benefits access tools and eight in-depth case studies done for the “Helping Vulnerable Populations Access Public Benefits through Web-based Tools and Outreach” project. The report identifies the design, technology, and financial considerations in implementing such models and a
The Census Bureau's Current Population Survey (CPS) has long served as the most widely-cited source of statistics on the nation's uninsured. But over time, the CPS has undergone several methodological changes that create some inconsistency in the time series of uninsured date. This report presents the Acturarial Research Corporation's (ARC) adjust
Home Modifications: Use, Cost, and Interactions with Functioning Among Near-elderly and Older Adults
This report analyzes new data from an experimental module to the 2006 Health and Retirement Study on assistive home features for near-elderly and older adults. In 2006, two-thirds of the population born in 1953 or earlier (ages 52 and older) had one or more assistive home features, about one-third added at least one of these features, and 40% use
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assisted Living Policy and Regulation: State Survey Robert L. Mollica, Ed.D. National Academy for State Health Policy April 1995 PDF Version: http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/stasvyes.pdf (101 PDF pages)
This compendium is published by the Division of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Office of Social Services Policy. It summarizes the results of the Division's research projects from 1986 through the present and highlights future plans. The role of research within