With the guidance of our Rhode Island (RI)Partners, we put together a simple health care planning tool kit for RI residents. Starting at 18 years old, adults can make their own health care decisions and write down their decisions in a health care plan. The RI Care Planning Tool Kit includes state specific care planning…

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Nursing facilities across Massachusetts have made significant strides in mitigating the spread of, and preventing deaths from, the COVID-19 virus. To date, over 135,000+ vaccine doses have been administered to nursing facility residents and staff in Massachusetts. Since April 2020 there has been a 98% reduction in daily infections and daily deaths for residents and…

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This has been a transformational year in addressing health inequities. Consumers, who are the heart of our work, have helped us gain a deeper understanding of racism, bias and the social barriers they face every day in staying healthy and accessing equitable quality care. We must listen carefully in order to move towards equitable solutions.…

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Spring is on the way and with it April 16, National Healthcare Decisions Day. We celebrate all season offering webinars and free multilingual tool kits. It’s more important than ever to make a plan. Schedule a webinar for your care providers to confidently engage adults in planning conversations, or co-host a webinar for consumers in…

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Introducing: HCM Health Care Planning Guide Create your own personal road map to get good care at every phase of health! Health care planning is an active process to ensure you can get good care everyday to stay well and plan for future care. The  new Health Care Planning Guide provides helpful information and resources…

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On Friday, January 8, 2021,  the MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs announced members of the home-based healthcare worker community were eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in Phase 1 of the vaccine roll-out. Read announcement here. Our Partners in the home-health community, who include  home based health care professionals, home care nurses, professional staff, palliative…

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This informational article is contributed by Lenore Jackson-Pope MSM, BSN, CCRP, Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (MADRC), Mass General Brigham, an Honoring Choices MA Partner. The Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (MADRC) works from bench to bedside to develop novel therapies and to conduct cutting-edge research so that we may someday find more effective treatments…

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 “Telehealth is a blessing much needed in primary care.  This way of practice is modern, fresh, and needed reform in our practice…” “I’m seeing huge disparity in English speaking and non-English speaking access to telehealth at the outset…” These are just two of the many thoughtful comments submitted by clinicals in the “Together for Better Telehealth” survey…

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Join us for an informative webinar  Thursday, October 29, 2020 12Noon- 1:00pm REGISTER HERE Health care providers can now use telehealth and in-person visits to start proactive planning conversations with high risk adults, and easily complete an electronic Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment, MOLST form. The web portal is designed to help Physicians, Nurse Practitioners…

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The Honoring Choices Partners are contributing their experience to a comprehensive telehealth survey to understand how we can make telehealth better together! Barbra G. Rabson, MA Health Quality Partners (MHQP) President and CEO, an Honoring Choices Alliance Partner, invited all the Honoring Choices care providers and clinicians statewide to share their experience and participate in…

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