Aging in Community
posted Thu, 2018-11-15 16:19
Judson Senior Living in Cleveland, Ohio, and Collington, a CCRC outside of Washington, D.C., are just two adult residential communities offering a limited number of nearby college and university students free room and board in exchange for engaging with older residents, and, in some cases, acting as
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 Mon, 2018-08-20 14:03
U.S. Census Bureau statistics show that 11 million people, or 28 percent of those ages 65 and older, live alone.
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 Thu, 2018-06-14 10:25
An unbefriended LGBT elder could end up with a guardian with whom the elder has no prior personal connection, and who may have little to no LGBT cultural competency or interest in protecting the elder’s LGBT identity and relationships.
posted Mon, 2018-05-21 15:00
While some policymakers and advocates say we cannot sustain programs that invest in an aging population, while also supporting the education and development of younger generations, others listen to what most Americans believe: It’s not a fight, it’s a family.
posted Thu, 2018-05-10 19:40
The call for community-based organizations to become more business savvy has become nearly dogma in the field of managed care.
posted Thu, 2018-05-10 19:38
Mortality from stroke has decreased substantially in the past two decades, but acute ischemic stroke hospitalization rates have increased, as have stroke risk factors and the prevalence of people who have three to five risk factors.
posted Thu, 2018-05-10 19:18
People’s strong preference for aging in place and the growing need for states to save money on institutional care have fueled a variety of federal initiatives to “rebalance” from institutional care to home- and community-based services.