Impact of COVID-19 on Structure and Function of Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Sites in North Carolina

May 9, 2022
JAMDA

The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) deeply affected all forms of long-term care for older adults, highlighting infection control issues, provider and staff shortages, and other challenges. As a comparatively new, community-based long-term care option, the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) faced unique challenges. This project investigated the impact of COVID-19 on operations in all PACE programs in one U.S. state.