TITLE

Keeping Seniors in Their Homes with Technology

AUTHOR(S)
O'Loughlin, Kimberly
PUB. DATE
September 2015
SOURCE
HomeCare Magazine;Sep2015, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article suggests technologies to help keep seniors safe and connected and provide them health care support and their caregivers, including medical alert systems, telehealth technologies, medication management tools and Internet-enabled solutions.
ACCESSION #
109929958

 

Related Articles

  • Market forces and vulnerable elderly people: Who cares? Shapiro, Evelyn // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;07/28/98, Vol. 159 Issue 2, p151 

    Editorial. Discusses care for the elderly in Canada, specifically in unlicensed facilities. The development of Medicare; The importance of alternatives to acute care; The restrictions of admission to facilities; Definition of unlicensed facilities; The government's responsibility to ensure...

  • Morbidity Profile, Functional Assessment and Satisfaction Among Elderly Receiving Health Care Services From Private Health Care Providers of Mangalore City: A Cross Sectional Study. U., Sudarshan Pai; H. N., Harsha Kumar // International Journal of Medicine & Public Health;Apr-Jun2017, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p116 

    Background: Private sector (which is the largest health care provider in India), is expensive & often the only one providing the kind of services needed by the elderly. There are no published studies from India reporting the satisfaction of the elderly about the health care services from the...

  • Long-stay care for elderly people: its continuing evolution. Rodgers, J.S.; Gray, J.A. Muir // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);9/11/1982, Vol. 285 Issue 6343, p707 

    Focuses on the long-stay care for elderly people in Great Britain. Improvements of domiciliary services to keep people at home; Development of hospital care to rehabilitation; Criteria for the allocation of health service.

  • Social future of elderly admitted to acute care hospital: opinion of patient or family as predictive factor of subsequent transfer to long term care.  // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);3/7/1987, Vol. 294 Issue 6572, p608 

    Evaluates the medical treatment for elderly admitted to acute care hospitals in Great Britain. Hypothesis on factors contributing the discharge of patients; Assessment for the need of long term care; Statistics on the distribution of predictive factors of outcome of patients.

  • Health and aged care lose $900 million in Federal Budget.  // Australian Nursing Journal;Jun2002, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p7 

    Reports on loss of funding for health and aged care in the Australian 2002/2003 federal budget. Total amount lost by the health and aged care sectors in funding; Amount directed to increasing residential aged care subsidies; Allocation of scholarships for nurses.

  • Plan early for aged care. Jongen, Hank // Money (Australia Edition);Dec2016/Jan2017, Issue 196, p16 

    The article discusses need of planning early for aged care and mentions myagedcare.gov.au website, which provides information on aged care system, and Financial Information Service (FIS) seminars on aged care.

  • Influenza vaccination coverage of healthcare workers and residents and their determinants in nursing homes for elderly people in France: a cross-sectional survey. Vaux, Sophie; Noël, Delphine; Fonteneau, Laure; Guthmann, Jean-Paul; Lévy-Bruhl, Daniel // BMC Public Health;2010, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p159 

    Background: Nursing home residents bear a substantial burden of influenza morbidity and mortality. Vaccination of residents and healthcare workers (HCWs) is the main strategy for prevention. Despite recommendations, influenza vaccination coverage among HCWs remains generally low. Methods: During...

  • Caring for elderly people at home: The consequences to caregivers. Grunfeld, Eva; Glossop, Robert // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/15/97, Vol. 157 Issue 8, p1101 

    Focuses on home-based care as one important aspect of health services restructuring initiatives in Canada. The exploration of the potential impact of home care on two vulnerable patient populations; Elderly patients with dementia and those with terminal illnesses; Strategies to determine...

  • Medicare's popularity weakens. Cosh, Colby // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;11/13/95, Vol. 22 Issue 48, p15 

    Comments on the 1995 edition of `Canada Health Monitor,' which shows eroding support by Canadians for the Canada Health Act. Comments by health care economist Earl Berger; Recommendation for fewer healthcare choices; Health care areas in which Albertans differ from other Canadians.

  • STANDARD LIFE. Allen, Daniel // Nursing Standard;10/10/2007, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p26 

    The author reflects on the implementation of laws protecting the dignity and privacy of older patients in Great Britain. He cites the case of a psychiatric patient, and explores the challenges facing the Healthcare Commission in protecting older patients. With the failure of the government to...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics