How Community-Based Organizations Advance Age-Friendly Care

Community-based organizations (CBOs) play an important role in the JAHF-supported Age-Friendly Health Systems and Age-Friendly Public Health Systems movements, which are helping spread age-friendly care that addresses the unique needs of older adults. 

Learn more about the role of CBOs in age-friendly care:

The John AHartford Foundation 2022 Business Innovation Award, presented by USAging’s Aging and Disability Business Institute, showcases CBOs that partner with health systems to improve the care of older adults. This year’s winner is Direction Home Aging & Disabilities in Uniontown, OH, for its work supporting older adults and individuals with disabilities as they transition from acute hospital stays back to their homes, resulting in reduced hospital readmissions and better outcomes for the people served. Runner-up winners include:

Visit the John A. Hartford Foundation website for complete information.