The next generation of seniors is looking for any alternative to nursing homes—and many even say they’d prefer dying than living in one. But their finances and lack of planning may hamper their ability to take advantage of other options. Specifically, soon-to-be retirees say they’d rather die than live in a nursing home and cite […]
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.