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1 The Importance of Networking When Resources Are Tight 6 th Annual National Conference for Caregiving Coalitions National Alliance for Caregiving Brian M. Duke MHA MBE Secretary Pennsylvania Department of Aging July 10, 2012

2 PDA’s Mission “Enhancing the quality of life of all older Pennsylvanians by empowering diverse communities, the family, and the individual.”

3 Why We Can’t……….

4 Times of Change and Challenge Economy = Fiscal/Budget Impacts Political Climate Reorganization or closure of providers Need is growing Impact of external changes Changes in leadership Changes in Policy

5 Coalition and advocacy Comprehensive definition of need Effective messages Diversity of community Multiple points of contact Continuum of caregiver experience Organizational resources Credible source information

6 Coalitions Building Blocks Should Not be Forgotten 12 Keys

7 Planning Vision Statement – What We Desire Mission Statement – Who We Are Goals and Objectives Commitment and Focus Structure and Communications

8 12 Keys Leadership Decision Making Recruiting/Retaining Fundraising Projects and Activities Evaluation and Sustainability

9 Advocacy Cycle Should Not be Forgotten Voices should not be diminished

10 Advocacy cycle Identify issue or problem Research cause and effect Plan goals, objectives, indicators, methods, activities, and timeline Act Monitor and evaluate actions and results

11 What can we do? Take I Let’s change our mission The money is over there, let’s go get it Let’s advocate for more money Let’s not now…I/we need to focus on our own sustainability

12 What can we do? Take II Stay focused on those we serve What helps collectively and individually What conversations are we not having Who should be at table

13 Relationships

14 Focus Person centered vs. Payor centered Broadening a perspective does not abandon mission Catalyst Ability to leverage

15 Things Are Happening Out There AAAs are transforming Care Transitions Veterans Directed Home and Community Based Services Managed Care Businesses and Philanthropy are still there

16 Change – How we handle it Individually and collectively Talk it out Identify it and Confirm it Avoid it Run Head On Into It Have a plan Strength—Find the Opportunity

17 Paradigm shifts “Fund US” Find New Collaborations Advocacy Leveraging Our coalition New inclusion

18 Action Mourn the losses Engage all-new relationships Lead the change Short term wins/Long term goals Message, messaging, messenger

19 Action What’s the top priority for the coalition? What do you need to get it done? Who is out there and can help? When is the first meeting?

20 Need to Keep Acting The bottom line for sustaining a coalition, however, would be the same for any community venture, that is, the capacity to act and have an impact on the community. Our experience is that long lasting coalitions keep on acting – visibly, energetically and effectively. Tom Wolff,AHEC Community Partners, Sustainability of Coalitions

21 Why Can’t We?


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