Home Care Remains Seniors’ Preference, But Alternatives Gaining Steam

While seniors continue to favor in-home care over alternatives, that preference could weaken in the years to come. Care options that have long been considered less favorable are gaining steam, at least according to one new study. The paper examined a random sample of 1,783 adults age 65 or older who participated in the 2012 […]

Caregiver Counseling Could Save Millions in Dementia Costs

Keeping dementia patients at home for as long as possible can go a long way in improving states’ Medicaid budgets. When caregivers take part in a counseling and a support program, patients are more likely to remain at home longer and save tens of millions of Medicaid dollars, a new study published in The Gerontologist found. […]