Making Communities Friendlier for Those With Dementia
That's the goal for the ambitious Dementia Friendly America initiative.
Fighting Ageism and Unfair Treatment in Health Care
Next Avenue invited all of their 2016 Influencers in Aging to write essays about the one thing they would like to change about aging in America. This essay is written by Terry Fulmer and is used here with permission. Everyone deserves ...
Why We Need to Pour Creativity Into Our Elder Care Systems
"The arts are poised to be one of the most powerful tools we have to improve the quality of life of our elders and bring them into connection with their communities."
Home Health Data Shows Utilization and Payment Changes
The Home Health Agency PUF features information on utilization, payment, submitted charges, and demographic and chronic condition indicators organized by Home Health Resource ...
Consumer Satisfaction and Hospice Quality Reported
The HIS data demonstrates that : 98.4% of hospice patients were asked about their preference for life-sustaining treatments, such as hospitalization, ventilator support and CPR. 97.7% of hospice patients were checked to see whether shortness of breath was an issue when they were admitted to ...