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Caring for the Aging: The Old System is Obsolete; Time to Create a New Model

Caring for the Aging: The Old System is Obsolete; Time to Create a New Model (PDF 287 KB)

Government regulations and financing have failed to keep pace with the dramatically-changed landscape of senior care options. It is necessary, therefore, as part of any healthcare reform plan, to develop a comprehensive national policy for senior care.

Last revised: August 25, 2011

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  1. April 19, 2018 at 3:26 pm | Posted by Steve

    This Canadian study looks at the population that enters residential care, and identifies that there are opportunities within the continuing care system to improve the match between a senior's care needs and their care settings. What innovative home care solutions will support individuals to remain at home longer?https://www.cihi.ca/en/seniors-in-transition-exploring-pathways-across-the-care-continuum

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  2. April 22, 2013 at 9:22 am | Posted by mary kittelson

    Thank heavens that our state of oregon is ahead of the times and has implemented many choices for seniors for years. What is missing from the article are licensed adult foster care homes, with 5 residents, located in community residential neighborhoods, providing various levels of care for seniors.

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