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New Coalition, the Eldercare Workforce Alliance, to Address the Critical Shortage of Healthcare Workers Capable of Meeting the Unique Care Needs of Older Adults
Date:2/5/2009

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About the John A. Hartford Foundation

Founded in 1929, the John A. Hartford Foundation is a committed champion of training, research and service system innovations that promote the health and independence of America's older adults. Through its grantmaking, the Foundation seeks to strengthen the nation's capacity to provide effective, affordable care to this rapidly increasing older population by educating "aging-prepared" health professionals (physicians, nurses, social workers), and developing innovations that improve and better integrate health and supportive services. The Foundation was established by John A. Hartford. Mr. Hartford and his brother, George L. Hartford, both former chief executives of the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, left the bulk of their estates to the Foundation upon their deaths in the 1950s. Additional information about the Foundation and it programs is available on our Web site www.jhartfound.org.

MEMBERS OF THE ELDERCARE WORKFORCE ALLIANCE

  • AARP
  • Alzheimer's Association
  • American Academy of Nursing
  • American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
  • American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
  • American Geriatrics Society
  • American Medical Association
  • American Medical Directors Association
  • American Nurses Association
  • American Psychological Association

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