InnovationPenn Collaborative to Test AI, RPM Technologies for Senior, Alzheimer's Care
Researchers from Penn Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing are joining forces on an NIH-funded project to...
PayerIntegra ACO to Launch Home Care Programs Using Advanced Remote Monitoring Technology
"We don't want to wait for symptoms. We can be proactive, before a full exacerbation of a chronic disease," says...
StrategyA New Paradigm Is Needed: Top Experts Question the Value of Advance Care Planning
However, this critique is highly controversial and has received considerable pushback.
NursingAs COVID Hits Nursing Homes' Finances, Town Residents Fight to Save Alzheimer's Facility
The future of nursing homes is deeply uncertain as older adults and their families shy away from care in these...
PayerWest Virginia Sen. Manchin Takes the Teeth Out of Democrats’ Plan for Seniors’ Dental Care
Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia opposes adding dental and other benefits for Medicare beneficiaries. He says it will cost...
Covid-19For Older Adults, Smelling the Roses May Be More Difficult
The complex workings of the olfactory system have not been mapped in detail yet, and much remains unknown.
TechnologyImproving Remote Monitoring to Care for Isolated Seniors
Being homebound puts patients at risk, particularly those with respiratory symptoms either related to COVID-19 or as a result of...
TechnologyWhen the Eye on Older Patients Is a Camera
New monitoring technology is helping family caregivers manage the relentless task of looking out for older adults with cognitive decline.
PayerMedicare's Open Enrollment Is Open Season for Scammers
CMS has warned payers selling Medicare Advantage and drug plans that federal requirements prohibit deceptive sales practices.
PayerResearcher: Medicare Advantage Plans Costing Billions More Than They Should
Nearly $34 billion of new spending came during 2018 and 2019, the latest payment period available.
PayerMedicare Enrollment Blitz Doesn't Include Options to Move Into Medigap
If beneficiaries decide to use traditional Medicare when they first join the program, they can pick a private supplemental plan...
Human Resources'COVID Hit Us Over the Head With a Two-by-Four': Addressing Ageism With Urgency
A greater sense of urgency is needed in light of the coronavirus pandemic's shocking death toll, including more than 500,000...