Perspectives: Aging and the Human Experience - We Can Do Better

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  • In June's Perspectives, @DrBruce_TSF discusses #aging & the human experience; we can do better. #PersonCenteredCare
  • .@DrBruce_TSF: We need systems that value community-based supports, #FamilyCaregiver assistance, person-centeredness

The number of older Americans with complex care needs is projected to jump from 6 million to nearly 16 million in the next couple decades, creating different stresses on our health care system. In this Perspectives, Dr. Chernof discusses promising approaches that combine medical and social services, with the goal of improving quality of life and reducing overall costs.

Person-Centered Care, Care Coordination, Caregiving