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News for Community Aging in Place—Advancing Better Living for Elders (CAPABLE)

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Humankind public radio produced a documentary on aging in community, highlighting stories of leaders who are making a difference. Dr. Sarah Szanton was featured to discuss CAPABLE and alternatives to nursing homes. Szanton’s interview begins at 8:28.
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Help Choose Home (November 3, 2021)
CAPABLE's Director of Strategic Partnerships DrAlice Bonner explains the work she does with CAPABLE and how the program impacts the field of home care. 
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SOAP Notes (October 20, 2021)
In the season premiere of NaviHealth’s SOAP Notes with Dr. Jay LaBine, LaBine sat down with Dr. Alice Bonner, CAPABLE’s Director of Strategic Partnerships, to discuss aging in community, the CAPABLE program, and more.

Hopkins on the Hill webinar (June 10, 2021)
A discussion featuring Drs. Szanton and Keri Althoff examining how CAPABLE is helping provide support for our aging population around the country in reclaiming their abilities to care for themselves and participate in their communities.
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See You Now: Owning your Age (May 27, 2021)
Nurse economist Shawna Butler interviews Dr. Szanton on how CAPABLE is promoting healthy aging and improving safety, independence, and ensuring dignity.
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Disability in the Home (April 22, 2021)
Dr Sarah L. Szanton discusses CAPABLE's multi-disciplinary model to help older adults stay at home
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Grant Makers in Health (April 12, 2021)
This in-depth conversation explores efforts to create more resilient, equitable, and age-friendly communities, including the evidence-based CAPABLE model. Featured speakers included Dr. Szanton and Andrew Levack, Senior Program Officer at St. David’s Foundation.
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TRADEOFFS (April 8, 2021)
The podcast Tradeoffs, which reports on complex health policy issues, discussed the implications of such an investment in the future of senior care, highlighting the CAPABLE program. 
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2019 Heinz Foundation Awardee Video


2019 Design Thinking for Health

Penn Nursing Innovators: Sarah Szanton.

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For more information on CAPABLE, contact Sarah Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing at