The connection between housing and health care will be paramount to solving problems associated with the impending aging crisis, especially when it comes to the future of affordable senior housing, according to a report issued this month by the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Senior Health and Housing Task Force. In the report, titled “Healthy Aging Begins […]
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.