A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau, Older Americans with a Disability: 2008-2012, takes a closer look at trends and demographic information for those ages 65 and older who face disabilities and functional limitations.
Stroke rates and death from strokes are falling, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
The U.S. Census Bureau recently released a report, funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), that offers a comprehensive look at the nation's population aged 65 and older, comprising 40.3 million in 2010. The data offers interesting insights to providers of long-term care.
On Monday, November 4th, the SCAN Foundation and PBS NewsHour brought together a panel of 6 experts on long-term care to discuss proven models of care, domestically and internationally, and possible solutions for gaps within our current system.
Few providers of aging services question the usefulness of technologies that enhance independence and quality of life among older people. But, are older consumers willing to pay for these technologies?