quality of life

Health Care Measures Everything, Except What Really Matters To Seniors

As board chair of a community hospital, I am often confronted with the dozens of quality and safety measures that state and federal regulators use to score and pay us, and private organizations use to rate us. And as someone who works to improve the quality of care for older adults, I am struck by how much all these measures [...]

By |2018-02-14T12:43:53-05:00December 6th, 2017|Health Care|0 Comments

How The Lives Of Seniors In The US Match Up Against The Rest Of The World

Older adults in the US are better off, on average, than those in other countries, according to a new index developed by researchers at Columbia University and the University of Southern California. However, while US seniors do relatively well by quality of life measures such as social connections at work and across generations, they fall in the middle of the [...]

By |2017-08-16T13:49:00-04:00August 16th, 2017|Aging|0 Comments