Policy

Public Perception of Long-Term Care Spells Trouble
, Policy & Regulation

As long-term care becomes a growing public policy issue, having a clearer idea of the American public’s perception of policy options, finances, and information sources…

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Aging Research in France: Emerging Trends in a Changing Europe
, General Aging Research, International Spotlight, Newsworthy

Attention to aging policies, demographic trends, and research findings in other countries can provide researchers and policy makers with valuable perspectives. A recent International Spotlight…

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California Report: Great Need, Little Means for Long-Term Care
, Long-term Care

A survey of registered California voters age 40 and better found that just about half (49 percent) of respondents expect to need long-term care (LTC)…

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California Report: Great Need, Insufficient Means for Long-Term Care
, Development & Financing, Long-term Care, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing, Supply & Demand

A survey of registered California voters age 40 and better found that just about half (49 percent) of respondents expect to need long-term care (LTC)…

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Integrating Acute and Post-Acute Care
, Operational Resources, Operations, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

With U.S. health care costs escalating at rates that are deemed unsustainable, health care providers throughout the continuum of care, from physicians and hospitals to…

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Improving Guidelines for Substance Abuse among Older Adults
, Health & Wellness

With the aging of the population, and particularly the entry of the “Baby Boomer” cohort into the older adult population, it is useful to reconsider…

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Can Health Care Reform Expand Patient-Centered Care in Rural Communities?
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

The patient-centered model of care is well-regarded as a means to address the needs of older adults with chronic diseases. The patient-centered model is not…

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Congressional Budget Office’s Report on Health Care Reform Bill
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) issued their report on the budgetary impact of the major health care form bills recently passed by the House of…

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Continuity of Care for Medicare Patients Declined Significantly
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

Continuity of care is an important element in the provision of quality health care. Continuity of care is defined as continuity in information, in care…

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American Society on Aging Launches New LGBT Aging Website
, Operational Resources, Policy & Regulation, Policy, Regulation & News, Senior Housing

The American Society on Aging (ASA) recently launched a new website devoted to issues specific to aging lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) Americans. The…

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