Healthy Aging Initiative: Models and Lessons
The Health Fund supports work that improves the quality and coordination of care for Michigan older adults and their caregivers.
Looking back at these projects after the grant period helps us understand the ways we are improving support for seniors, as well as the barriers that we need to tackle next.
Michigan’s caregiver support programs provide welcome relief and resources for a key, unpaid workforce—but significant segments of that workforce aren’t getting reached.
The successes and challenges from our first two years of grantmaking reveal some key lessons—particularly about the common ingredients of effective, sustainable projects.