Healthcare & Aging
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.
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 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.
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