Simmons has led Partners in Care Foundation in developing, funding and operating innovative new models of health care delivery for older adults, because the existing models too often fail. A visionary in the field, she and her group work to better coordinate care, devise ways to help older adults manage chronic conditions and equip them for the challenges of aging. Simmons founded the organization after working for 20 years as a social worker and administrator for a Pasadena, Calif., hospital.
Health & Well-Being
This Influencer in Aging favors three innovations improving how we care for older adults
Living & Learning
This married couple reconnects during weekly drives for his work
This special report includes storytelling, news and information about health care for older adults in rural areas
Our special series, Vitality Arts, shows the powerful effect that participating in the arts can have on our minds, bodies and souls. Look to this page for information, resources and inspiration that will help you age better through the arts and show that creativity has no age limit.