A. Develop sustainable strategies to provide health and wellness services to all older adults, which may include: cost sharing, fee-for-service, private subsidy, and sliding scale.
B. Increase availability of and access to wellness services for people of all physical, financial, mental and emotional abilities.
C. Recognize and address the diversity in our community (including persons who are homebound) in planning and providing health, mental health, and palliative care services.
D. Increase accessibility of mental health services by expanding locations in the community and addressing attitude barriers, (e.g. offering services in the home or in other locations where older adults gather).
E. Expand in-home programs to promote wellness, fitness, nutrition education, mental health, and preventive care.
F. Improve access to and affordability of dental, hearing, and vision care.
G. Develop and implement a health care advocate program for single, non-connected, or language-isolated older adults in need of assistance in navigating health care information, choices, and follow up.