Aging & Health A to Z
Home Assessments of Needs of Caregivers and Loved Ones With Dementia Help Caregivers Feel "Mastery" And Cope Better
Taking care of a loved one with dementia can be extremely stressful. Caregivers struggling to care for relatives with dementia run higher risks of depression, anxiety and other health problems. Caregivers who are struggling are also more likely to move loved ones with dementia to nursing homes or … more
PACE Program Reduces Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries’ Risks of Hospitalizations, Re-hospitalizations, and Avoidable Hospitalizations
Over nine million Americans are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid benefits. Known as “dual-eligibles,” many of these adults are frail and have complex and expensive health problems.
Those Who Frequently Experience Significant Pain Develop Functional Problems Associated With Aging At Far Younger Ages Than Those Not In Significant Pain
The older they get, the more likely most adults are to have difficulty walking; climbing stairs; moving heavy loads; and managing daily activities such as bathing, dressing, and eating. These difficulties can make it hard for older people to live on their own without additional help.