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PACE Providers Shift Services Toward the Home Amid Nation’s Long-Term Care Overhaul

This was originally posted on homehealthcarenews.com. Read the full article here. The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed a dire need to rethink how and where Americans age, most long-term care experts agree. Investing in small-home senior living and “nursing homes without walls” are among the several innovative ideas that have been floated over the past year. […]

Focus on Lynn Seniors in New Vaccination Clinics

This was originally posted on itemlive.com. Read the full article here. LYNN — A new round of vaccinations will be going out to Lynn seniors next week, in the Commonwealth’s drive to get elderly people protected against COVID-19. The new drive will be conducted by Element Care PACE, a Lynn-based elderly care organization that provides […]

Between A Quarter And A Third Of Health Care Workers Have Refused The COVID Vaccine

Read the full story here. GBH featured CHA in a story about COVID-19 vaccination reluctance and efforts to promote its safety and efficacy. CHA PACE executive director Jed Geyerhahn and Avlot Quessa, senior director of multicultural affairs and patient services, discussed hesitancy on the part of CHA PACE staff and communities of color in general, […]

PACE program assists with care, transportation

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Free program supports Massachusetts seniors living at home

This was originally posted on WCVB.com. Read the full post and watch the video here. COVID-19 has dramatically impacted older adults, through illness or the isolation often needed to keep them healthy. In Massachusetts, a free program is supporting those able to stay in their homes by partnering with families as the pandemic continues to […]

MassPACE Conference Housing and PACE Part Two

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MassPACE to Host Virtual Conference to Highlight Strategies for Improving Elder Care, Celebrate 30 Years of PACE

Massachusetts Secretary of Health and Human Services, Marylou Sudders, to join PACE Leaders and Frontline Workers in Speaking at Event What: MassPACE, the Massachusetts Association of the Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), today announced it will host the second annual MassPACE Conference virtually from October 28-29, 2020. The event will bring together […]

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Registration for the MassPACE Virtual Conference is Now Open!

Join with other PACE employees, vendors, elder stakeholders, and aging services providers as we celebrate 30 years of PACE in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. PACE in MA has grown from one small pilot program in 1990, to eight programs serving almost 5,000 participants and their families and caregivers in 2020. And now more than ever, […]

MassPACE Celebrates National PACE Month, Promotes Healthy Aging and At-Home Elder Care

BOSTON – September 9, 2020 – MassPACE, the Massachusetts association of the Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), is celebrating National PACE Month in September. The National PACE Association (NPA) has designated September as National PACE Month to raise awareness and celebrate the difference PACE makes in the lives of enrolled seniors, their […]

Webinar: Caring for Older Adults with Complex Needs in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons from PACE Innovations

Date and Time: June 30, 2020, 2:00 – 3:30 pm ET (11:00 am – 12:30 pm PT) Register Here The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) is an evidence-based care model for older adults who meet a nursing-home level of care but live in community settings. These organizations blend funding from Medicare and […]

A Safe Alternative to Nursing Homes

In a 2018 blog post, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) describes PACE as “safe alternative to nursing homes.” While posted in 2018, this post is more relevant than ever in light of the COVID-19 crisis. More than 1.8 million seniors over the age of 65 in the United States live in supportive care facilities, […]

COVID-19 Resources

Massachusetts PACE organizations take very seriously their commitment to maintaining the safety and security of all of the older adults, their families, and caregivers, as well as their staff, vendors, partners, and communities. Please follow the tabs below for links to resources with more information about some of the directives and resources PACE organizations are […]

What is PACE?

PACE is centered on the core belief that given a choice, most elders, the disabled, and their families would choose to receive care in their homes and communities rather than in a nursing home.

PACE Eligibility

In an effort to serve as an accessible option for the elderly and disabled people 55 and over in Massachusetts, there are only four criteria to be eligible for PACE.

News & Advocacy

Join MassPACE in advocacy efforts to expand access to PACE and catch up on the latest news and events about PACE across the state.

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