DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Gaps In Care Persist During Transition From Hospital To Home
 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Gaps In Care Persist During Transition From Hospital To Home

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Anna Gorman, Posted: Sep 08, 2016

For elders, discharge from hospital to home without help holds risks costing $26 billion annually. New programs showing how to change that.

 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: ‘America’s Other Drug Problem’: Copious Prescriptions For Hospitalized Elders

 

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Feature, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 30, 2016

Elderly hospital patients experience 400,000 preventable adverse-drug reactions a year, costing billions, but a new breed of pharmacists is bringing change.

 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Geriatric ERs Reduce Stress, Medical Risks For Elders

 

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 25, 2016

Increasingly, hospitals are changing the "war zone" clatter of ERs by creating special ones for elderly patients--and cutting costs and hospitalizations.

 

THE DEMENTIA DILEMMA: NY’s Chinese Caregivers Find Support in Each Other

 

Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Feature, Lotus Chau , Posted: Aug 23, 2016

Chinese family caregivers in New York are increasingly finding mutual-support groups, but need more culturally appropriate programs.

 

THE DEMENTIA DILEMMA: New York’s Chinese Elders and their Families

 

Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Feature, Lotus Chau , Posted: Aug 22, 2016

The "catastrophe" of rising dementia cases is even harder on Chinese elders. In New York they also face language barriers and limited service access.

 

Dance, Dance, Dance: Korean Seniors Step Up to Fitness

 

Hyphen/New America Media , News Feature, Lisa Wong Macabasco , Posted: Aug 19, 2016

A seniors' Korean dance troupe in Queens is proving that it's never too late to become a dancing queen.

 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Elderly Hospital Patients Need To Keep Moving

 

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 17, 2016

Despite mounting research showing excessive bed rest can harm seniors, while exercise helps them, many hospitals still don't put a high priority on making them walk.

 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Elderly Hospital Patients Arrive Sick, Often Leave Disabled

 

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Feature, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 10, 2016

Seniors often leave hospitals more disabled than when they arrived. But the nation’s few special ACE units show they can promote health and independence.

 

Black, Old and Locked Up: The Stresses of Release and Reentry

 

Miami Times/New America Media , News Feature, Carolyn Guniss , Posted: Jul 29, 2016

America’s prisons are filled with older inmates, most of them black. Many are being released after decades, but reentry-to-society programs are inadequate.

 

Creating The Right Settings for Arab American Seniors

 

Al Enteshar/New America Media , News Report, Julian Do, Posted: Jun 30, 2016

The Arab American community has stepped up to bring a new attitude towards caring for seniors.

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