Community Care

PACE’s commitment to advancing healthcare and aging in place for marginalized communities.

A PACE-Based Approach to Care Disparities Among Seniors

Read the full article here. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the racial gap in life expectancy hit its highest levels since 1998, with Black Americans living six years less than their white counterparts. This gap can be explained in part due to disparities in senior care. Older Black adults are more likely to […]

PACE is transforming the lives of older adults and their families

Read the full article here. Nilda Goodridge couldn’t stop worrying about her mom, Sheila. At 87, Sheila lived alone in Cambridge. She grew increasingly isolated, cried often, and lost weight at an alarming rate. Nilda wasn’t sure what was happening to the strong, independent mother she remembered raising her, a woman who had risen at […]

LTSS Choices: From Ideation to Stand Practice: Scaling Innovation in Long-term Services and Supports

This article was originally posted on AARP. Read the full article here. Most innovations take a long time to diffuse, or simply may fail to do so. For example, in health care, the average time it takes for an evidence-based practice to make its way into general practice is 17 years, and half of all […]

PACE health care model an help improve services for Ma veterans

This article was originally posted on Metrowest Daily News. Read the full article here. No one has sacrificed more for our country than veterans. Yet for years, Veterans Administration Medical Centers have been plagued by challenges. COVID-19 and the Afghan war — our longest ever — have put new strains on the VA. Policymakers in […]

Keep up with PACE: Episode 08 Adam Burrows

This podcast was originally posted on Carevention. Listen to the podcast here. Join us for this podcast series, hosted by Ankur Patel, MD, MBA, FAAFP, Chief Medical Officer at Tabula Rasa HealthCare. The podcast focuses on strategies to grow Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) as one of the best models of care […]

Most People Want to Age in Place, but Few are Aware of the Services Available to Support Them

This article was originally posted on Cross Country. Read the full article here. Despite the rapid acceleration of aging in the U.S., the study findings present a surprising lack of awareness of in-home care options for Americans aged 50 years or older. Fewer than one in 10 respondents are actively looking into care. More than […]

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, […]


PACE is available in 271 of the 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts. Use our zip code directory to see if PACE is available in your community.


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Each of the 8 PACE programs in the state are independent, not-for-profit organizations, with their own enrollment and assessment process. Contact the PACE program that serves your geographical area, and ask to speak to an enrollment specialist.