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Chair: Cheryl Meronk
Director of Strategic Development
CalOptima

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Goal: Double the number of older adults who complete an evidence-based chronic disease and/or diabetes self-management education training workshop.

Participating Organizations: CalOptima, Health Services Advisory Group, OC Health Care Agency, OC Office on Aging, Orange County Aging Services Collaborative, St. Jude Medical Center

Quarterly Updates

Quarter 1
July – September 2017

  • The diabetes self-management program (DEEP) has been translated into Mandarin, Korean, and Vietnamese.
  • The subcommittee is working on a joint calendar with multiple agencies which will be posted to the California Healthier Living website. The website posting will be in place before promoting programs broadly to clinicians and consumers.

Quarter 2
October – December 2017

  • The subcommittee’s goal​ is to have 700 senior participants complete an evidence-based chronic disease self-management workshop over the 18-month time frame. There have been 334 completers to date (48% to goal), surpassing the 6-month marker of 33% to goal.
  • Classes are posted on the California Healthier Living Website.
  • The subcommittee has been developing a shared flyer.

Quarter 3
January – March 2018

  • There have been 471 completers since July 1 (67% to goal).
  • The subcommittee finalized a shared flyer and will focus on promotion efforts in the next quarter. The flyer is available in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean and Mandarin.

Quarter 4
April – June 2018

Quarter 5
July – September 2018

  • The subcommittee’s goal is to have 700 senior participants complete an evidence-based chronic disease self-management workshop. The subcommittee has surpassed the 18 month goal with 766 completers since July 1, 2017.
  • Classes are posted on the California Healthier Living Website.

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