Small, intimate and friendly

Today I spent time with a group of planners, designers and forward thinking individuals about designing a new building for elders.  Our group focused on The Greenhouse model and all of the positive implications for quality of life it provides. Every detail of this model has been studied and nowRead More

Who will need long term care services in the future? 52% of elderly

A report LONG-TERM SERVICES AND SUPPORTS FOR OLDER AMERICANS: RISKS AND FINANCING by the office of HHS OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PLANNING AND EVALUATION OFFICE OF DISABILITY, AGING AND LONG-TERM CARE POLICY date February 2016 states: Most Americans underestimate the risk of developing a disability and needing long-term services and supports (LTSS).Read More

Health Indicators of Elderly 2016

Older Americans 2016: Key Indicators of Well-Being is one in a series of periodic reports to the Nation on the condition of older adults in the United States. In this report, 41 indicators depict the well-being of older Americans in the areas of Population, Economics, Health Status, Health Risks andRead More