The Cutler Institute’s Disability and Aging program is a team of multi-disciplinary professionals with extensive experience working in close collaboration with states to provide technical assistance, conduct evaluations, identify best practices, and perform policy analysis work. Our staff work with federal and state policy makers and their partners to provide the information and analysis they need to improve the effectiveness of health policy and programs. We focus our work in the following areas: Community living Integrated care models Workforce development and training

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2014

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Adults with Intellectual Disability or Autism Spectrum Disorder. Executive Summary, Kimberly Snow, Stuart Bratesman, Taryn Bowe, and Julie Fralich

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A Review of Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician Qualifications and Training Procedures, Kimberly I. Snow, Nadine Erdis, and Janice Daley

2013

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Measurement, Monitoring, and Evaluation of State Demonstrations to Integrate Care for Dual Eligible Individuals: Massachusetts Evaluation Design Plan., Julie Fralich, Maureen Booth, Edith G. Walsh, Angela M. Greene, Melissa Morley, and Wayne Anderson

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Dementia in Maine: Characteristics, Care, and Cost Across Settings [CHARTBOOK], Julie Fralich, Stuart Bratesman, Louise Olsen, Catherine McGuire, Tina Gressani, Karen Mauney, and Catherine Gunn

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Providing Long Term Services & Supports to People with Impaired Decision-Making Capacity: Results of Data Analysis and Interviews Examining Needs and Characteristics of Persons with Impaired Decision-Making Capacity in Maine., Eileen Griffin, Louise Olsen, and Julie Fralich

2012

Dementia Capable Project: Interviews with Employers who Direct Services of a Person with Dementia, Taryn Bowe, Julie Fralich, Louise Olsen, and Mark Richards

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Children and Adults With Long Term Services and Support Needs: MaineCare and Medicare Expenditures and Utilization, State Fiscal Year 2010. Chartbook., Stuart Bratesman, Julie Fralich, Tina Gressani, and Eileen Griffin

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"Homelike" Characteristics of Maine's Residential Services: A Survey of Maine's Residential Service Settings. (2010), Julie Fralich, Eileen griffin, and Catherine mcGuire

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Maine Direct Service Workforce Survey Results of 2012, Julie Fralich, Eileen Griffin, and Danielle Wescott

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Satisfaction Survey Results and Lessons Learned: Maine's Aging & Disability Resource Center (Adrc) Project., Julie Fralich, Louise Olsen, Mark Richards, Jennifer Pratt, and Taryn Bowe

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Personal Experiences with MaineCare Services from People Who Use Elder and Adults with Disabilities Waiver and Private Duty Nursing/Personal Care Services., Julie Fralich, Louise Olsen, Katherine Rosingana, Jennifer Pratt, Mark Richards, and Vanessa Bell

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Members Dually Eligible for MaineCare and Medicare Benefits: MaineCare and Medicare Expenditures and Utilization, State Fiscal Year 2010., Catherine McGuire, Tina Gressani, Stuart Bratesman, Julie Fralich, and Eileen Griffin

2009

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Cross-System Profile of Maine's Long Term Support System: A New View of Maine's Long Term Services and Supports and the People Served, Eileen Griffin, Julie Fralich, Catherine McGuire, Louise Olsen, and Stuart Bratesman

2008

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A Compendium of Three Discussion Papers: Strategies for Promoting and Improving the Direct Service Workforce: Applications to Home and Community-Based Services, Elise Scala, Leslie Hendrickson, and Carol Regan

2007

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Assessment of Maine's Long-Term Care Needs. Baseline Report: Demographics and Use of Long Term Care Services in Maine, Stuart Bratesman, Julie Fralich, Karen Mauney, Catherine McGuire, Louise Olsen, and Jasper Ziller

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Caring for People with Alzheimer's Disease or Dementia in Maine, Stuart Bratesman, Julie Fralich, Catherine McGuire, and Louise Olsen

2005

Community Partnerships for Older Adults: A Case Study, Elise Bolda, Jane Isaacs Lowe, George L. Maddox, and Beverly S. Patnaik

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Compendium of Quality Indicators: Older Adults, Adults with Physical Disabilities, Adults with Mental Retardation/Autism Living at Home, in the Community or in Long Term Care Facilities, Julie Fralich and Stuart Bratesman

Access Choice and Control: A Comparative Analysis of Maine's Personal Assistance Services Programs, Eileen Griffin

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Access to Housing for Persons with Disabilities: Lessons Learned from Three Demonstration Projects, Cutler, Disability and Aging, Eileen Griffin

2004

Access to Community Transportation Services for Individuals with Disabilities, Mark Richards