Health & Wellness
posted Wed, 2018-10-24 16:27
Half of Americans turning age 65 today will at some point need a high level of help with daily activities like walking, eating and bathing. What happens when older adults need more support than loved ones can provide?
Let’s Pick Up the PACE: Expanding the Reach of the Gold Standard Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly
posted Mon, 2018-10-22 10:56
PACE® is the gold standard of person-centered, integrated care for elders who need support and services to remain in their homes.
When Homecare Is No Longer an Option: Guidance on Transitioning an Adult Child to a Nursing Home Setting
posted Wed, 2018-10-17 10:20
How older parent caregivers can foster a smooth transition for their adult children, from home to nursing home.
posted Thu, 2018-09-06 13:42
Researchers at the University of California conducted an evaluation of Cal MediConnect which included focus groups with dually eligible beneficiaries, surveys with beneficiaries and key informant interviews with policy makers, health plans, providers and advocates. This article outlines the evaluati
posted Fri, 2018-07-06 18:50
An analysis of the impacts of mass incarceration on the African American community and on the cohort’s long-term health consequences.
posted Tue, 2018-05-08 12:45
There is a lack of research to inform us whether these different standards between genders caused women to actually drink less or simply to report drinking less.
posted Mon, 2018-04-09 17:55
It is important to note, air pollution can trigger COPD and asthma and increase the risk of heart attack in older adults, especially those who are diabetic or obese.
posted Mon, 2018-04-09 17:54
Given that age-related vulnerabilities such as diabetes, hypertension, vision or sensory deficits, impaired mobility, cognitive decline or mental health conditions such as depression or anxiety are more common in late life, policymakers, program managers and care providers should learn optimal prac
posted Mon, 2018-04-09 17:50
Older people also often are living with chronic health conditions and functional limitations that may contribute to frailty and disability. And climate change impacts not only physical health.
posted Mon, 2018-04-09 16:55
We talk much less about people who were doing fine until they weren’t, people who had career choices, good jobs and decent incomes, until the wheels came off in their late 40s, 50s or 60s.