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.


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Keys to Cross-Sector Age-Friendly Care

March 2023
The Health Fund partnered with the Insitute for Healthcare Improvement to explore how health systems and public health can provide equitable, age-friendly services to older adults in Michigan throughout the continuum of care. The resulting publication includes recommendations and resources for implementing age-friendly solutions across sectors.​

Scan of Family and Informal Caregiver Programs in Michigan

November 2021
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.

2016 and 2017 Healthy Aging Cohort Report

November 2020
The successes and challenges from our first two years of grantmaking reveal some key lessons—particularly about the common ingredients of effective, sustainable projects.

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