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Mary Kaschak, Deputy Director, Aging and Disability Business Institute, joined n4a in 2009. Mary provides technical assistance designed to leverage the infrastructure, service capacity and expertise of aging and disability community-based organizations, enabling them to play a meaningful role in the delivery of efficient, high-quality managed long-term services and supports (MLTSS) and other integrated care initiatives.
Mary also leads an n4a initiative with the primary objective of assisting the Aging Network in evaluating its effectiveness in key programmatic areas related to systems change. By gathering and analyzing data on Aging Network progress in health and long-term care programs, she helps the Network determine the impact and success of programs and provides guidance for future planning and training.
Prior to joining n4a, Mary worked as a graduate research assistant at Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University while pursuing a Master of Gerontological Studies. Her graduate work focused on LTSS, social policy and quantitative research. Mary also holds a BA in Scientific and Technical Communication from Miami University.