Power of PACE

Stories about how PACE has transformed participant quality of life

PACE: Where You Belong – Part 3: Stories of Inspiration and Empowerment

In the third and final installment of our “PACE: Where You Belong” series, we bring to you heartening stories of inspiration and empowerment from the participants and their caregivers of Neighborhood PACE and Cambridge Health Alliance(CHA) PACE. These narratives reflect the profound impact of PACE programs and illuminate its members’ life-changing experiences. Kathleen Monteleone – […]

PACE: Where You Belong – Part 2: Stories of Resilience and Community

In our continued journey through the PACE narrative, we dive into the second chapter of our three-part series. Focusing on the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), we’re privileged to shed light on its transformative reach. As we embrace this month’s theme, “PACE: Where You Belong,” we illuminate the depth and breadth of […]

Reframing Senior Care to Include PACE

This article was originally posted on McKnights Homecare. Read the full article here. The Harvard Business Review recently called PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) the roadmap for elder care. The paper’s authors agreed that its financially advantageous structure and individualized healthcare plans should position PACE as the model for the rest of […]

PACE: Where You Belong – Part 1: Transforming Lives Through Community-Centric Care for Older Adults

This year, as we celebrate National PACE Month-themed “PACE: Where You Belong,” we begin our 3-part blog series to spotlight each of our eight PACE programs, whose goal is fostering community and connectivity—fundamental elements for individual well-being. For our first blog, we hear stories from three PACE programs; Serenity Care, Mercy LIFE, and Element Care […]

Pay For What Matters To Patients: A Whole Health Population-Based Payment Approach

This article was originally posted on Health Affairs. Read the full article here. While value-based purchasing (VBP) programs have proliferated in the past two decades, quality measures have become increasingly important as they are employed to calculate the “value” of care. The health care industry, however, is struggling with a quality measurement dilemma. On the […]

A More Humane Model for Eldercare in the U.S.

This article was originally posted on Harvard Business Review. Read the full article here. The U.S. health care system is not set up to improve the quality of life of the most vulnerable, chronically ill, elderly people, especially those who are poor. Older poor people often face loneliness, depression, a lost sense of purpose, and […]

Considerations for Combining PACE with Housing

In recent years, there has been a recognition of the importance of social determinants of health, including the impact of where a person lives on their overall health and well-being. This is especially true for older adults, for whom safe, accessible, housing with integrated health and long-term care services (such as home care, housekeeping, and […]

PACE and Affordable Senior Housing

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Senators introduce bill to lower prescription costs for seniors with chronic illnesses

This article was originally posted on The Hill. Read the full article here. Sens. Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) on Wednesday introduced a bill that would allow people enrolled in the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) to choose their prescription drug plan under Medicare Part D and save more in […]

Lowell couple take on spinal cord injury together

Read the full article here. Tracy Leedberg’s story is rife with sadness, triumph, hope and perseverance. And when Leedberg reconnected with her high school friend after more than two decades, her life came full circle. James Radcliffe found his way back to Leedberg and, in 2018, the two settled comfortably in Tyngsboro. But one year […]

Rep. Madaro receives masspace award at EBNHC for spreading PACE Awareness

This article was originally posted on EastBoston.com. Read the full article here. (East Boston, September 15, 2022) The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) recently lauded state Representative Adrian Madaro for his leadership on Beacon Hill increasing awareness of the PACE program among individuals seeking long-term services. The EBNHC’s Neighborhood PACE program is a branch […]

Mission Driven Focus on Affordable Housing Plus Services Drives New Parternship

This article was originally posted on Leading Age. Read the full article here. This LeadingAge member is redeveloping an affordable housing community in partnership with a public housing authority and PACE providers, while seeking to offer PACE-like services to moderate-income residents as well. As nonprofit and mission-driven providers, LeadingAge members are committed to delivering ever-expanding […]

Meet the Underdog of Senior Care

This article was originally posted on The New York Times. Read the full article here. Felicia Biteranta was struggling when, five years ago, she enrolled in a PACE program operated by Lutheran Senior Life in Jersey City, N.J. Having suffered a stroke, she found it hard to eat without choking. She fell frequently; her diabetes […]

WelbeHealth: Case Study of Adapting PACE Under COVID-19

This article was originally posted by the University of Berkeley. Read the full article here.  ABSTRACT: As U.S. national and state policies for elder care evolve, this report offers a depiction of efforts by a provider of the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)—WelbeHealth—to adapt its care delivery in the face of the […]

COVID-19 Exposed the Faults in America’s Elder Care System. This Is Our Best Shot to Fix Them

This was originally posted on time.com. Read the full article here. For the American public, one of the first signs of the COVID-19 pandemic to come was a tragedy at a nursing home near Seattle. On Feb. 29, 2020, officials from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Washington State announced the […]

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. […]


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