Elderbridge Agency on Aging

Award / $50,000

Priority / Social Determinants of Health / Health Equity

Location / Mason City, IA Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, O'Brien, Palo Alto and Buena Vista Counties of Focus

Grant Summary:

Elderbridge is seeking matching funding from Telligen (TCI) to apply to our Return to Community (RTC) pilot in Clay and surrounding counties. RTC goals include: Assist consumers in transitioning back into the community successfully from a hospital or nursing home facility by addressing social determinants of health that impact. Reduce unnecessary hospital admissions, re-admissions, emergency department visits, and facility placement. Delay or avoid enrollment in the Medicaid Program while helping seniors maintain safety and independence.