12.1.2023 Community Health and Access Quarterly Meeting
Community Health Network Transformation – Deepening the connection between social care and healthcareproviders, the integrated network will streamline the way wesend and receive referrals, exchange essential serviceinformation, and communicate across organizations to improvethe quality of services and better support our clients.
8.4.2023 Long Term Care Committee
Dr. Alaina Zapf gave a presentation titled, “Healthcare for comorbid medical and mental health conditions – the biopsychosocial model of care, navigating medical trauma, and advocating for the needs of the patient and the caregivers.”
6.1.2023 Tough Stuff Subcommittee
Jayne Demakos is a certified therapeutic harpist and music-thanatologist (music and end-of-life care). Jayne’s presentation is titled, Music for the Dying.
5.5.2023 Long Term Care Committee
The LTCC met on May 5th with presentations from Lisa Richards
about the Americorps Seniors Respite Workforce Initiative and Kortney Wloch about the Enhanced Multidisciplinary Team at Vera House, Inc.
3.13.2023 Getting to the Root of Health Equity: A Community Conversation
A community conversation in the GIAC Gymnasium hosted by Cayuga Health, the Cornell Center for Health Equity, the Health Planning Council, REACH Medical, and the Rural Health Equity Training Collaborative. We discussed barriers to health equity in Tompkins County and what needs to happen so that seeds of change can flourish.
3.3.2023 – Community Health Access Committee (CHAC) Quarterly Meeting
“What makes a healthy community? Updated Tompkins County Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan”
For those who could not attend the in-person February Tompkins Health Planning Council presentation at Tompkins County Whole Health (on February 13th), the Community Health and Access Committee is bringing the same presentation to the community virtually.
3.2.2023 Tough Stuff Subcommittee
“Care of the Body After Death” with Amy Cunningham
Watch the meeting recording
Please note: Video discusses a sensitive topic and contains images that might be disturbing to some viewers.
2.3.2023 Long Term Care Committee
5.6.2022 Long Term Care Committee
- Advanced Care Planning Anna Rosenblatt – Subcommittee Chair
- Emergency Planning for LTC: Lessons Learned During Hurricanes Irene and Sandy – Michael Stitley, Director, Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response
- Emergency Preparedness Core Advisory Group and the Accessible Sidewalks for All People Initiative Jan Lynch, Director, Finger Lakes Independence Center
“What’s Happening with Long Term Care and Aging Services in 2022?:
The Committee received presentations from the County Office on Aging, Age Friendly Tompkins, Finger Lakes Independence Center, Long Term Care and Subcommittees, NY Statewide Senior Action Council, and Alzheimer’s Association of CNY.