As baby boomers age and more enter late life, the number of Americans needing complex care is growing. These individuals struggle to stay independent and navigate the healthcare system with their complex medical needs. They also have many social, emotional, and financial needs; their families struggle to meet these needs while often feeling unsupported themselves.
LifeCourse addresses these challenges by offering a person-centered approach to guiding individuals and families through the often fragmented late life care experience. LifeCourse was developed based on the experience of patients, caregivers, providers, as well as the national guidelines for palliative care.
LifeCourse participants are paired with a trained community health worker, called a care guide, who:
Throughout the program, LifeCourse participants work with a care guide to:
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Inspired by great success in the Midwest, we are building a movement to make LifeCourse available for all and influence late life care nationwide. We continue to strengthen LifeCourse as a social and economic solution to the demographic, workforce, and health ecosystem challenges in caring for those with complex needs. We are collaborating with clinics and community organizations to serve individuals with serious illness, learn together, measure progress towards stated goals and outcomes, and share findings with others.
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