Healthcare & Aging

posted Thu, 2019-03-14 14:27
ASA’s Healthcare and Aging Network (HAN) Leadership Council will celebrate OAM by offering a special series of presentations at the 2019 Aging in America Conference.
posted Fri, 2019-02-22 12:48
Current immigration policies could lead to a dearth of homecare workers and increase costs of care for older adults.
posted Thu, 2018-12-20 13:50
With shifting market conditions, some drug companies stopped manufac­turing generics, and the resulting shortages can result in rapid price spikes.
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.  
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 Tue, 2018-07-24 17:59
It is difficult to manage opi­oid prescribing in a way that prevents abuse while meeting patients’ needs.
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 Mon, 2018-06-25 21:53
Social inequality in exposures to environmental hazards erodes environmental conditions for all people.
posted Fri, 2018-05-18 17:07
Nursing homes are roughly divisible into three strata: a narrow top level with a consistent focus on residents’ well-be­ing, a large mid­­dle level characterized by low-energy mediocrity and a bottom level emphasizing cost-cutting for a presumably captive clientele.