- What is the role of aging-in-community models within local, state and federal aging policy and funding?
- How can multi-stakeholder initiatives address the needs of older adults across income levels?
- How can we address the needs of middle-income seniors who do not qualify for publicly-funded services and do not have financial resources to purchase what they will need to remain in their own homes?
- Why are older adults often seen as community burdens rather than assets? How does this perspective hinder collaboration and innovation?
- What is the role of technology in Aging in Community?
- How will home-based services – such as care management, non-medical home care, chronic disease management, home health, memory care and end-of-life care – adapt to meet the needs of older adults continuing to live in their own homes?
- How is it that baby boomers, soon to control 70% of U.S. disposable income, are the focus of only 15% of advertising dollars?
In a nutshell, Susan Poor Consulting focuses on the future of Aging in Community. Most older adults will live another 20-30 years past age 65. How do we align the right resources, services, technologies and partnerships? How do we make aging-in-community models sustainable, affordable and responsive to the needs of older adults and those who support them? We are excited by discovering our clients’ interests so together we can find the best path forward.