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1 April 24, 2015 New York State Plan on Aging 2015-2019 First Working Draft

2 April 24, 20152 Greg Olsen Executive Deputy Director New York State Office for the Aging Welcome and Opening Remarks

3 April 24, 20153 Goals of Webinar Provide an overview of the first working draft of the New York State Plan on Aging 2015-2019 Provide brief overview of current trends Provide brief overview of major content areas Provide direction on how the public can provide input into the Plan

4 April 24, 20154 NYSOFA Mission The mission of the New York State Office for the Aging is to: help older New Yorkers to be as independent as possible for as long as possible through advocacy, the development and delivery of person-centered, consumer-oriented, and cost- effective policies, programs and services which support and empower older New Yorkers and their families, in partnership with the network of public and private organizations which serve them

5 April 24, 20155 State Plan on Aging 2015-2019 The federal Older Americans Act (OAA) of 1965 requires that each State submit to the Administrator of the federal Administration for Community Living (ACL) a State Plan on Aging. It requires a public input process to provide advice and guidance to the state office.

6 April 24, 20156 Complies with Sections 305 and 307 of the OAA Requirement to receive federal funding Sets up state requirements regarding our role as a SUA including: –Evaluation of need for services –How funds will be distributed –The effectiveness of services provided to individuals with greatest economic need, greatest social need, or disabilities State Plan on Aging 2015-2019

7 April 24, 20157 Sets up state requirements regarding our role as a SUA including: Reporting Fiscal controls and fund accounting procedures Assurances that the State agency will carry out the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Assurances in the provision of legal services Assurances regarding the provision for services for the prevention of abuse of older individuals Assurances for the provision of outreach and education, etc. State Plan on Aging 2015-2019

8 April 24, 20158 State Plan on Aging 2015-2019 In New York State, under the Older American’s Act of 1965 (codified as 42 U.S.C. § 3001-3057(n)) and New York State Elder Law (Chapter 35-A of the Consolidated Laws), the New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA) is the designated State Unit on Aging. NYSOFA is responsible for the development and administration of a State Plan that addresses federally prescribed goals and priorities as required by the Older American’s Act. The New York State Plan is organized to be consistent with the AoA/ACL four focus areas: –Older Americans Act (OAA) Core Programs, –AoA/ACL Discretionary Grants, –Person Centered Planning, and –Elder Justice

9 April 24, 20159 NYSOFA’s Priorities Include Strengthening core OAA and state funded services to meet existing and future needs among older adults and their families; Expanding and strengthening the states No Wrong Door to serve all populations, regardless of age or payer source; Increasing the business acumen of the network to strengthen partnerships with health care providers and to develop models that reach new populations; Working with other state agencies and local partners to prevent readmission to hospitals; Teaching older adults how to manage complex chronic conditions and working to expand to other populations;

10 April 24, 201510 Providing one-on-one assistance to understand the complexities of and navigating Medicare and other health insurance; Assisting individuals in understanding, applying for and receiving benefits they may be eligible for; Supporting caregivers of all ages to continue to serve their loved ones; Marketing the value of network services in health care and LTSS reorganization; and Instituting measurements and metrics to determine the efficacy of programs and for program/service improvements. NYSOFA’s Priorities Include

11 April 24, 201511 New York Aging Network Structure NYSOFA partners with 59 area agencies on aging (AAA’s), 56 of which are county based, one AAA located on each of the St Regis and Seneca Reservations and one AAA run by the City of New York. Combined, NYSOFA and the AAAs contract with over 1,200 organizations to deliver cost-effective, non-clinical long-term services and supports in the homes and communities of at risk older adults. AAAs and partners afforded the opportunity to be innovative and flexible in meeting locally determined needs

12 April 24, 201512 Current Status of the Network The OAA pays states primarily for care and services for those over the age of 60, over time the networks portfolio has expanded to assist other populations. State and Federal funding in the amount of $207 million leverages an additional $235 million in resources from municipal governments, private fundraising, participant contributions and cost-sharing. Network services are not entitlements, funds are capped requiring counties to develop and sustain partnerships and leverage other community resources.

13 April 24, 201513 Aging in NYS New York’s total population is over 19 million individuals, and the State ranks fourth in the nation in the number of adults age 60 and over – 3.7 million. Demographic characteristics changing over time have important implications for the state plan on aging.

14 April 24, 201514 New York State 62 Counties Change in Population Aged 60 and Over 2010 to 2020 Proportion of County Population Aged 60 and Over Number of Counties with Specified percent of Older Persons 20152025 Less than 20%75 20% to 24%416 25% to 29%1233 30% and over218 Source: Woods & Poole Economics, Inc., 2014 State Profile

15 April 24, 201515 Minority Population Growth Source: Woods & Poole, 2009

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17 April 24, 201517 Family Characteristics FAMILY STRUCTURE in the United States Married couple families Married couple families with children Single parent households Single person households Non-traditional households

18 April 24, 201518 Health and Impairment of Older Adults Chronic conditions are singled out as the major cause of illness, disability, and death in the United States. It is estimated that the cost of chronic conditions will reach $864 billion by 2040, with chronic conditions among older adults being more costly, disabling, and difficult to treat – and also the most preventable. New York State Population: Disability Age Group % of Group with All Types of Disabilities 5-204% 21-64 9% 65 and over35%

19 April 24, 201519 Other Trends in State Plan Growth in long term care needs Migration patterns Income and poverty Nutritional needs Community Involvement

20 April 24, 201520 2015 – 2019 State Plan on Aging Focus Areas Prescribed by AoA/ACL The secret to change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. - Socrates

21 April 24, 201521 Focus Areas Older Americans Act Core Programs strengthen or expand Title III and VII services increase the business acumen of aging network partners work towards the integration of health care and social services systems integrate core services with ACL discretionary grants

22 April 24, 201522 Focus Areas ACL Discretionary Grants develop measurable objectives that include integration of the grants within OAA core programs describe how the state will take advantage of ACA opportunities are there new activities as a result of this funding, new partnerships formed, etc.?

23 April 24, 201523 Focus Areas Person Centered Planning Describe states efforts to make fundamental changes in state policies and programs that support consumer control and choice Describe states efforts (measurable objectives) to support participant directed/person-centered planning for older adults and their caregivers across the spectrum of LTC services

24 April 24, 201524 Focus Areas Elder Justice Describe the activities to prevent, detect, assess, intervene, and/or investigate elder abuse, neglect and financial exploitation Describe planned efforts (measurable objectives) to support and enhance multi- disciplinary response to elder abuse involving APS, LTCOP, legal assistance programs, law enforcement, health care, financial institutions and other partners statewide.

25 April 24, 201525 State Plan Content Draft Plan is a first working draft, is continuously being worked on. Contains background and summary information regarding the demographic make- up of the older population in the state. Describes the programs and services administered by the Office. Provides a course of action – Objectives, Strategies and Expected Outcomes to meet the Overarching Goals. While Comprehensive – The State Plan is not intended to represent a detailed task oriented proposal. The State Plan also follows guidelines provided by AoA regarding its structure. The Plan must be looked at in its entirety as an integrated approach to service, policy and program, not as individualized and isolated programs.

26 April 24, 201526 Section A. OAA Core Programs Access Services –Information and Assistance –NY Connects –Case Management –Transportation –Health Insurance Information, Counseling and Assistance (HIICAP) In-Home Contact and Support Services –Expanded In-home Services for the Elderly (EISEP) –Community Services for the Elderly (CSE)

27 April 24, 201527 Section A. OAA Core Programs Supporting Aging in Place –Livable New York Initiative –Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities Activities for Health, Independence and Longevity –Foster Grandparent Program –RSVP –Senior Community Services Employment Program (Title V – SCSEP) –Civic Engagement/Volunteering

28 April 24, 201528 Section A. OAA Core Programs Nutrition Services –Nutrition Program for the Elderly Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Services –Title IIID and Medicare Prevention Services Supporting Caregivers –National Family Caregiver Support Program –Social Adult Day Services (SADS) –Respite –Caregiver Resource Centers Emergency Preparedness

29 April 24, 201529 Section B. AoA/ACL Discretionary Grants Chronic Disease Self Management Education Lifespan Respite Systems Integration

30 April 24, 201530 Section C. Participant Directed/Person Centered Planning Participant Directed

31 April 24, 201531 Section D. Elder Justice Legal Assistance Program Legal Services Initiative Long Term Care Ombudsman Program Elder Abuse Education and Outreach Elder Abuse Prevention Intervention

32 April 24, 201532 State Plan on Aging Overarching Goals Goal #1: Empower older New Yorkers, their families and the public to make informed decisions about, and be able to access, existing health, long term care and other service options. –Describes objectives, strategies and expected outcomes for Information and Assistance NY Connects Case Management Transportation HIICAP

33 April 24, 201533 State Plan on Aging Overarching Goals Goal #2: Enable older New Yorkers to remain in their own homes with high quality of life for as long as possible through the provision of home and community-based services, including supports for family caregivers. –Describes objectives, strategies and expected outcomes for EISEP CSE Livable NY NORC/NNORC FGP RSVP SCSEP Civic Engagement/volunteering National Family Caregiver Support Program Social Adult Day Services Respite Caregiver Resource Centers

34 April 24, 201534 State Plan on Aging Overarching Goals Goal #3: Empower older New Yorkers to stay active and healthy through Older Americans Act services and those offered under Medicare. –Describes objectives, strategies and expected outcomes for Disease prevention and health promotion services

35 April 24, 201535 State Plan on Aging Overarching Goals Goal #4: Embed ACL discretionary grants with OAA Title III core programs. –Describes objectives, strategies and expected outcomes for Chronic Disease Self Management Education Lifespan Respite Systems Integration BIP Care Transitions

36 April 24, 201536 State Plan on Aging Overarching Goals Goal #5: Ensure the rights of older New Yorkers and prevent their abuse, neglect and exploitation. Describes objectives, strategies and expected outcomes for –Legal Assistance Program –Legal Services Initiative –Long Term Care Ombudsman Program –Elder Abuse Education and Outreach –Elder Abuse Prevention Intervention

37 April 24, 201537 State Plan on Aging Overarching Goals Goal #6: Ensure the network is prepared to respond in emergencies and disasters. –Describes objectives, strategies and expected outcomes for Emergency preparedness

38 April 24, 201538 How to Read Plan and Provide Input Go to NYSOFA Website

39 April 24, 201539 How to Read Plan and Provide Input

40 April 24, 201540 How to Read Plan and Provide Input

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43 April 24, 201543 How to Read Plan and Provide Input

44 April 24, 201544 Providing Input Comment on any/all of the 6 Overarching Goals Please be specific on recommendations Include objectives and strategies that you are commenting on Provide comments on existing content as well as any new ideas you would like us to consider Fell free to share with other organizations, individuals, task forces, advisory groups, coalitions you may be a part of. Remember – this Plan is not designed to be inclusive of all work NYSOFA is engaged in, it follows prescribed federal format.

45 April 24, 201545 Timeline Survey open - April 20 - May 20 Internal review, edits, cleanup Formal submission to ACL – end of June

46 April 24, 201546 Thank you for participating today!

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