Assistive technologies, 14, 115, 164, 244246

Association of American Medical Colleges, 129

Atlantic Philanthropies, 141142, 150, 154

B

Balanced Budget Amendment, 137

Beacon Hill Village, 229

Better Jobs Better Care, 230

Boston University Medical Center, 155

Bureau of Health Professions, 6, 30

C

California Endowment, 163

California HealthCare Foundation, 163

Cancer, 44, 4546, 57

Capitated payment, 9798

Care coordinator. See Geriatric care managers

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving, 258

Cash and counseling program, 9293

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Programs, 231232

Centers of excellence in geriatric medicine, 29, 141, 154

Cerebrovascular disease, 44

Certified nursing assistants. See Nurse aides

Chiropractic services, 49

Cholesterol control drugs, 49

Chronic conditions

definition of long-term care, 27

fee-for-service payment system, 96

future challenges for health care system, 16

health care utilization for, 4243, 4546

Medicare spending, 3, 16, 4243

mortality, 16

prevalence, 16, 21, 42

City College of San Francisco, 163

Collaborative for Ethnogeriatric Education, 155156

Committee on the Future Health Care Workforce for Older Americans, 2528

Community-Based Jobs Training Grants, 164, 230

Community-based services

demand for direct-care workers and, 200

long-term care provision, 48

shortcomings of Medicaid policies, 23

volunteer workers for, 229

Community colleges, 163164

Compensation for health care workers

direct-care workers, 11, 209, 210211, 220222

financial incentives for geriatric training, 10, 171

geriatric medicine professionals, 171

supply and demand estimates and, 28

wage pass-throughs, 11, 221, 222

Complementary and alternative medicine, 49

Comprehensive care, 7677

Comprehensive Geriatric Education Program, 142

Congress, recommendations for, 6, 11, 13, 30, 108, 175

Continuum of care, 157159

informal caregivers in, 242

Cooperative Home Care Association, 222

Coordination of care

current shortcomings, 114

goals of health system reform, 77

in Medicare Advantage, 97

in MedPAC, 99

model of end-of-life care, 8384

in new models of care, 114

significance of, in health care outcomes, 4748, 113114

Cost of care

assistive technologies, 246



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