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Increasing Equity and Decreasing Costs for Medicare Access and Treatment
In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law a bill that established Medicare. Since then, the medical needs and structure of our society have changed in many ways. But does our current medical care and payment ...
Examining Health Conditions as Predictors of Unmet Need in Older Adults
According to current research, unmet need for activities of daily living (ADLs) are associated with greater negative health outcomes in older adults. ADLs include eating, bathing, dressing, transferring from a bed or a ...
Potential Influential Factors of Cognitive Decline and Engagement in Participants of Adult Day Services
As the global population of older adults increases, so does the need for more affordable care taking services such as Adult Day Services (ADS) at Virginia Tech. Data collected over a 10-year period was assessed to understand ...