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August 2016

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posted 08.30.2016
Paramedics have been an integral part of the healthcare landscape since the 1970s, when emergency medical services (EMS) were first widely implemented. Today, these highly trained professionals respond in situations commonly affecting older adults. Read More
posted 08.30.2016
It is our experience that in changing culture, language provides the anchor for all care partners, managers, board members and funders and, in so doing, truly matters. Read More
posted 08.23.2016
When professionals can’t agree on what some terms mean, why are patients and caregivers expected to? Read More
posted 08.23.2016
Dementia patients are sent back and forth from nursing home to hospital all the time. Read More
posted 08.23.2016
Our current healthcare system for older adults and individuals with disabilities was built to provide acute medical care, but does not routinely include wellness approaches to prevent or manage chronic disease. Read More
posted 08.16.2016
A look at the process and steps used to design two targeted community health worker interventions by emphasizing a communitybased, multidisciplinary approach. Read More
posted 08.16.2016
Older Hispanics are at greater risk for type 2 diabetes than non-Hispanic whites. This disease poses a greater burden for this cohort, and more research and interventions are needed to lessen this disparity. Read More
posted 08.09.2016
The Diverse Elders Coalition has recently launched a #TellACL campaign with Caring Across Generations to encourage people to tell the Administration for Community Living (ACL) what they need to age successfully. Read More
posted 08.08.2016
Our society must learn to value caregiving—or existing health and financial inequities among paid and unpaid caregivers will remain. Read More
posted 08.08.2016
Why did the United States suffer a reversal in gains in life expectancy and why do we linger at the bottom for high-income countries? Read More

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