Age-Friendly Health Systems

Oct 19, 2020
Thank you for your commitment to joining the AHA’s Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community.
Oct 19, 2020
AHA and partners provide transformational insights, ideas and actions for addressing the unique care needs of older adults.
Oct 7, 2020
In this Members in Action podcast, we will focus on Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s age-friendly efforts.
Sep 23, 2020
Marie Cleary-Fishman, Vice President of Clinical Quality speaks with Amy Berman, Senior Program Officer at The John A. Hartford Foundation and Erin Emery-Tiburcio, Associate Professor of Geriatric & Rehabilitation Psychology and Geriatric Medicine at Rush University Medical Center.
Aug 11, 2020
With the number of older adults in the United States projected to double in the next 40 years, hospitals and health systems are adapting low-tech, value-based strategies to improve patient outcomes for older adults. This issue brief highlights ways that age-friendly care’s 4Ms Framework and…
Jul 27, 2020
Leaders of Rush University Health System (RUSH) in Chicago began implementing the 4Ms Framework to improve the lives of older adult patients, their families and caregivers and, in the process, RUSH employees.
Jul 27, 2020
Kent Hospital in Rhode Island opened an Adult Care for Elders (ACE) unit to test and implement the Age-Friendly Health Systems 4Ms Framework. Since opening, the unit has seen a reduction in length of stay and falls with injury, along with an increase in patient and staff satisfaction.
Jun 29, 2020
The webinar explores the importance and integration of the 4Ms Framework — What Matters, Medications, Mentation and Mobility — to provide high-quality care that meets the unique needs of older adults in hospitals.