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Gerontology


Title: Money Follows the Person Demonstration Project
Investigator: Creasie Finney Hairston
Project Director: Marybel Flores
Funding Sources: Illinois Department on Aging
Description: This project supports the state of Illinois in creating systems and services to transition long-stay Medicaid-eligible persons residing in institutional settings to appropriate home and community-based settings.
Title: Community Care Program Planning and Services
Investigator: Creasie Finney Hairston
Project Director: Marybel Flores
Funding Sources: Illinois Department on Aging
Description: This comprehensive needs assessment and service coordination program helps persons 60 years of age and older to gain access to and receive services that will permit them to live independently. Services are provided to residents of Chicago's west side.
Title: Flexible Senior Services Demonstration Project
Investigator: Creasie Finney Hairston
Project Director: Marybel Flores
Funding Sources: Illinois Department on Aging
Description: This project provides seniors greater flexibility in the selection of home and community-based goods and services intended to reduce or prevent premature nursing home utilization.
Title: Comprehensive Case Advocacy and Support Services
Investigator: Creasie Finney Hairston
Project Director: Marybel Flores
Funding Sources: City of Chicago Department on Aging
Description: This program provides comprehensive case advocacy and support to at-risk persons 60 years of age and older in an effort to help them maintain their independence in a secure environment. Services are provided to residents of Chicago's west side.