The United States and other Western countries have seen a steady increase in the number of immigrants since the 1970s. A recent report from the U.S. Census Bureau indicates that close to 13 percent of the U.S. population is foreign-born, and about 12 percent of the immigrant population are ages 65 and older (Grieco et al., 2012). A majority of recent immigrants are from Latin America and Asia, and Latino adults, particularly of Mexican origin, represent a growing segment of the aging population.
How can you reduce ED visits and hospitalizations of medically complex homebound patients?
If you were in charge, what changes would you make in Medicare? If you had 50 million Americans to take into account, what takes priority? Everyone says they can make better decisions than the politicians. Now is your chance to try.
The FORSA Council looks forward to seeing you in San Diego and we hope that you can join us at some of the FORSA programs. We are so pleased to be honoring Robert Weber with the Religion, Spirituality and Aging Award, in addition to our terrific line up of speakers for the FORSA Program.
Just two weeks to go till the 2014 Aging in America conference in San Diego. I’m really looking forward to meeting you there and sharing with you a Dutch view on the future of elder participation in the labor market.
Our society is getting older in a more healthy way. Active aging is not only about health, healthcare and vitality, it is also about staying active and valuable for the society. Additionally, we have the question how we can maintain a society that is growing older. One of the answers is…work!
West Virginia is more than stupid chemical plant locations. It’s a small, poor, elderly state where all the players in the field of senior services seem to know each other, have worked at the same place at one time or another, and, whether we like it or not, have to work together to get anything done. What’s great is that we can and we do.
Accountability! Quality care! Save money! Sound familiar?
Growing numbers of federal agencies, states, and private payers are offering potential opportunities for service providers to become a part of new, complete systems of “accountable care,” where providers collaborate to offer more integrated, better quality care and share in the savings. Many studies and experts give advice to attain these hoped-for results, with each source claiming to offer a better answer.