Hartford Foundation Reports Success Of NLN’s Advancing Care Excellence For Seniors Program (ACE.S)

Hartford Foundation Reports Success Of NLN’s Advancing Care Excellence For Seniors Program (ACE.S)
The National League for Nursing's Advancing Care Excellence for Seniors (ACE.S) is committed to preparing nurses so that they can provide high quality and culturally sensitive care to older adults with dementia such as Alzheimer's disease. According to a recent report by the John A. Hartford Foundation, one of the program's original funding partners, the program has been a major success. This project began in 2007 under the leadership of Elaine Tagliareni as a pilot program at Community College of Philadelphia (CCP). Tagliareni is a professor, Independence Foundation Chair in Nursing and she joined the NLN as chief program officer and director of the NLN Center for Excellence in the Care of Vulnerable Populations. The center operates ACE.S and several companion programs that have grown out of the ACE.S model. "As soon as we became involved in the ACE.S project, we knew we had a winner. As the NLN's president during ACE.S' 'infancy,' Elaine shared her wisdom, vision, and experience in this emerging field of specialized nursing education," said the CEO of NLN, Beverly Malone, PhD. "On behalf of the NLN, I express gratitude for the Hartford Foundation's faith in the project from its inception. They were right to believe as reflected by this very positive 'report card' i
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