Gaps in U.S. health care limit options for older adults, expert says

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 23:31 in Psychology & Sociology

There are 50 million family members providing care to older adults. When older persons are hospitalized and discharged, their families face numerous choices about providing care. An eldercare expert says the complexity of this process is intensifying with increasing health care demands and workforce shortages. The study presents a new approach to help families through complicated hospitalization and discharge processes.

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