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Coordinated-Care Program for Older Adults with Dementia Improves Outcomes and Eases Burdens for Family Caregivers
More than 5 million older adults in the United States have Alzheimer’s disease, and at least another million have other dementias.
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.
Researchers looked at whether older adults’ abilities to engage in basic activities of daily living had any relationship to whether these individuals lived longer.