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SASH Mental Health Program Included in $42M Omnibus Funding for Vermont

Senator Bernie Sanders has allocated $1,352,000 to expand a mental health program embedded in affordable housing through SASH® (Support and Services at Home) in partnership with the designated community mental health agencies across Vermont serving low-income older Vermonters and those with disabilities.

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AARP Institute Highlights SASH as a Model for Long-Term Care

A September 20, 2022, report by the AARP Public Policy Institute examines the merits of SASH and its focus on extending primary care and human services practices into the homes of people with needs for long-term services and supports. The report notes that SASH was founded and piloted in 2009 and now partners with 70 organizations, including hospitals, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, in sites across the state.

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Rutland Magazine Features the Rutland Housing Authority's Popular SASH Program

The SASH program run by the Rutland Housing Authority is featured in an inspiring article by Paul Post in the fall 2022 issue of Rutland Magazine. Interviews with SASH staff members and participants confirm the enhanced quality of life they enjoy thanks to having SASH in their community.

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SASH: Helping Vermonters in Affordable Housing Age in Place

Under the leadership of Nancy Rockett Eldridge leadership, Cathedral Square launched Support and Services at Home (SASH) in 2011 with funding from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Multi-Payer Advanced Primary Care Practices demonstration.

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Springfield Housing Authority Celebrates 10 years of SASH

The Springfield Housing Authority has been recognized by the statewide Support and Services at Home (SASH) program for offering support to residents and surrounding community members for 10 years.

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Rural Health Information Hub cites SASH among 'COVID-19 Innovations’

SASH’s strategy to help older Vermonters schedule and access the vaccine was highlighted in a December 2021 compilation of "COVID-19 Innovations” by the Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub).

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Brattleboro Housing Partnerships Celebrates 10 years of SASH

Support and Services at Home (SASH) is celebrating 10 years of success statewide, offering services to help keep older adults and people with disabilities healthy, living independently, and enjoying better quality of life.

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Forbes Magazine Highlights SASH as a Way to Reduce Medical Costs for Older Adults

Forbes magazine presents SASH as a model for other states to emulate, honing in on the latest federal evaluation showing significant savings in Medicare/Medicaid costs, as well as happier, healthier people.

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Federal Study Links SASH to Medicaid Savings for Long-Term Care

A new federal evaluation of Vermont’s groundbreaking “Support and Services at Home” (SASH) program, released July 12, 2019, shows significantly slower growth in the cost of long-term institutional care for very low-income SASH participants compared to non-participants.

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SASH Featured in U.S. News & World Report

SASH participant Jeanne Daley is featured in an article in U.S. News about her overall improvement in health and emotional well-being since moving into a residence where SASH is offered.