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

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COVID-19 put focus on the national epidemic of health disparities among older adults and the longstanding structural barriers they face. With this national conversation, CAPABLE is attracting attention from national media outlets as a way to address such barriers. For articles about individual programs, take a look at our Where We Work page.

2021

Podcasts

Disability in the Home (April 22, 2021)
Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN discusses CAPABLE's multi-disciplinary model to help older adults stay at home
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Enabling Older Adults to Be Independent (December 29, 2016)
Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN discusses how the CAPABLE Project is reducing nursing home and hospital submissions by creating ways for older adults to live more independently in their own homes. Read the Article
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CAPABLE: Helping Elders Age In Place (October 31, 2013)
Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN discusses CAPABLE with Marc Steiner and how the program that is helping elderly low-income individuals to remain functional and continue to live in their homes. 
Listen to the Marc Steiner Show Podcast

 

Aging in Your Community Podcast from Maryland Humanities (August 4, 2016)
Sarah L. Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN principal investigator for the CAPABLE Project, talks about ways to help older adults maintain a sense of community through straightforward solutions around their health and homes.

VIDEOS

2019 Heinz Foundation Awardee Video:

 


2019 Design Thinking for Health

Penn Nursing Innovators: Sarah Szanton.

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For more information on the Community Aging in Place—Advancing Better Living for Elders (CAPABLE) project, contact:
Sarah Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN, Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing at Sarah.szanton@jhu.edu