Sixty-one percent of family caregivers for someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease say their loved one did not make any financial plans for their future care before their diagnosis, according to a new AgingCare.com survey. But those who do make financial plans for Alzheimer’s disease or dementia care are more likely to use elder care services, such […]
After a decade of whispers, trials, pilots and promise, virtual reality now seems on the precipice of a boom in senior housing and senior care settings.
The impending wave of baby boomers into the senior population will bring more than just massive numbers of potential residents. This isn’t merely a question of bulk. It’s a question of breadth, with a wider range of seniors becoming inherently trickier to serve.
Health care costs for seniors are soaring, health levels are plateauing and experts across the care continuum are searching for fixes to both. The answer could be found by going back to the basics in medical care.