Despite widespread optimism among older adults regarding aging and their future quality of life, not all are actually prepared for either the health or financial challenges they’ll likely face in old age, finds a June 2012 survey from the National Council on Aging, UnitedHealthcare, and USA TODAY. A majority (70%) of the 2,250 U.S. adults […]
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.