The North Carolina PACE Association E-Newsletter
In this Issue: Governor Advised to Expand PACE, New Partners and more
January 2016
In This Issue
NC PACE Programs
Wilmington, NC
Burlington, NC
Pittsboro, NC
Fayetteville, NC
Greensboro, NC
Newton, NC
Lexington, NC
Charlotte, NC
Durham, NC
Gastonia, NC
StayWell Senior Care
Asheboro, NC
Asheville, NC
Our Vision Statement
The Association serves as the credible voice and leader to advance PACE,
thereby transforming healthcare in North Carolina.
Educational Events
Palliative Care Symposium
The Carolinas Center, with colleagues from Virginia, is offering a one-day symposium on " Support for a Lifetime: Palliative Care Across the Continuum" on April 7th in Chapel Hill.
Other Opportunities
Call for Learning
NPA is currently accepting session and poster proposals for its annual conference, Oct. 23-26 in San Francisco. The deadline for submission is April 13th.
Governor Advised to Expand PACE
On January 4th, the Governor's Advisory Council on Aging provided  Governor Pat McCrory with its recommendations for the coming legislative year. 

Its solution for the challenges of our aging population is a more effective integration of social supports and medical services. 

First on its list of 2016 legislative recommendations is:

Thank you to the Council for its work on behalf of older adults in North Carolina, and to Dr. Marsha Fretwell for her service on the Council.

Welcome PACE Partners!
North Carolina PACE Association is pleased to present our inaugural PACE partners.

These companies have been consistent supporters of our annual conference. Their sponsorships allowed us to keep the cost low for our PACE programs, while also sharing information about products and services that  enhance the quality and level of care for our PACE participants.

The partnership status creates additional engagement opportunities throughout the year, and symbolizes our mutual commitment to growing  PACE in North Carolina.

Platinum Mediture
Gold Altitude Edge Companies

Capstone Performance Systems
Silver CareKinesis

McGuire Woods Consulting

Southern Pharmacy Services
Bronze Grane Rx

Well - Spring

Contact us  if you are interested in becoming a partner.

Coming Soon ... 2016 Conference
Are you ready to meet the challenge? Don't miss this opportunity! Look for an email next week as registration launches for our annual statewide conference. 

 Do You Know a Champion of PACE?
Each year, North Carolina PACE Association recognizes exceptional individuals for their dedication to excellence in PACE. Nominations are now open for the 2016 awards, which will be presented April 29th at the culminating conference luncheon. Download the nomination packet; submissions are due February 29th.
People Setting the PACE
Dr. Daniel Andrews is the new Medical Director for PACE@Home in Newton.  Donna Vance is the new Intake Coordinator for Elderhaus in Wilmington.  On February 2nd, April Barnes joins PACE of the Southern Piedmont as the new Director of Education and Marketing.  Welcome Daniel, Donna and April!

Alzheimer's expert Lisa Gwyther was the N&O's Tar Heel of the Week for January 16th. Lisa, the founder of the Duke Family Support Program , was a speaker at last year's NC PACE Association conference. Congratulations, Lisa!

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