by Jasmine Batchelor
August 21, 2020
President and Chief Executive Officer,
Aging and In-Home Services of Northeast Indiana, Inc.
Connie Benton Wolfe, MA, has been a thoughtleader in the field of aging for over twenty-five years holding positions both at the national and community levels. She is a passionate advocate and voice for the creation of community integrated healthcare models to better serve medically and socially complex patients. Benton Wolfe currently serves as President & CEO of Aging and In-Home Services (AIHS), an Area Agency on Aging serving northeast Indiana. She is also co-founder of Preferred Community Health Partners/GroundGame Health™, an innovative national single contracting entity for managed care organizations to leverage community-based organizations to address social determinants of health for their high-risk members. Benton Wolfe serves on the Board of Directors of the American Society on Aging and Board of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging. She is a regular guest lecturer for the Center for Health Innovation and Implementation Science at Indiana University and is active with the Great Lakes Practice Transformation Network, a project sponsored by CMMI, representing community-based organizations committed to working with healthcare on integrated approaches to value based care. Benton Wolfe is currently leading her agency’s launch of a Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) and refining an evidence-informed intervention specifically for seriously ill patients within her own region. Her agency has spearheaded the development of a statewide Advance Care Planning Initiative in Indiana. Benton Wolfe’s innovative leadership has been recognized with numerous national and statewide awards and presentations and was recently showcased in Business People Magazine (NE Indiana), Fort Wayne Magazine and GENERATIONS Field Guide to Managed Care, produced by the American Society on Aging.