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Addressing the Health Needs of an Aging America

Just Now Addressing the Health Needs of an Aging America 4. Executive Summary. The U.S. population is rapidly aging. And its healthcare needs are changing. Evidence-based policymaking can improve the cost and quality of care for the aging. This study is the first to systematically map health policy recommendations for . the aging to the body of

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Addressing the Health Needs of an Aging America: New

3 hours ago Addressing the Health Needs of an Aging America: New Opportunities for Evidence-Based Policy Solutions: Project Period: 07/01/2013 - 06/30/2014 PI: Everette James, JD, MBA, Sally Morton, PhD, William Dunn, PhD. Funding Source: Stern Family Foundation: The U.S. population is rapidly aging.

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Addressing the Health Needs of an Aging America

3 hours ago Addressing the Health Needs of an Aging America 1. The Stern Center for Evidence-Based Policy. Addressing the Health Needs of . an Aging America . …

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Addressing the Health Care Needs of a Growing Older …

1 hours ago Addressing the Health Care Needs of a Growing Older Adult Population. Friday, January 4, 2019. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the nation’s population aged 65 and older is expected to reach 83.7 million in 2050. That’s nearly double the 43.1 million Americans in that age range in 2012. Education efforts are needed to ensure that

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Aging in the United States: Opportunities and Challenges

3 hours ago A FOUNDATION OF UNDERSTANDING. In the late 1990s, a comprehensive study on aging in the United States was used to create an epidemiological model for “successful aging.”7 This model provides a foundation for conceptualizing aging, conveying lessons learned, and opening a dialogue on public health opportunities for addressing aging in society. . Although the …

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Publish Year: 2012
Author: Lynda A. Anderson, Richard A. Goodman, Richard A. Goodman, Deborah Holtzman, Samuel F. Posner, Mary ...

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Preparing for Better Health and Health Care for an Aging

9 hours ago About the Vital Directions for Health and Health Care Series. This publication is part of the National Academy of Medicine’s Vital Directions for Health and Health Care Initiative, which commissioned expert papers on 19 priority focus areas for U.S. health policy by more than 100 leading researchers, scientists, and policy makers from across the United States.

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Public Policy Update: An aging America

8 hours ago An aging America. Psychologists are assisting policy-makers in meeting the needs of older Americans. In addition, the psychology community has been an ongoing advocate for the inclusion of services within OAA to address the mentaland behavioral health needs of older adults. Over the past several months, APA's Public Policy Office (PPO) and

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Reimagining Aging in America

5 hours ago Total health and economic impacts have yet to be fully realized. There are policies that can help keep all Americans safe while addressing the future needs of the country’s rapidly growing senior population. This blueprint to create health and economic security for America’s seniors outlines opportunities to remove barriers to

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Actualizing Better Health And Health Care For Older Adults

Just Now Attention to the need for an age-friendly public health system recognizes aging as a core public health responsibility and leverages the system’s skills and capacities to …

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Research - Health Policy Institute - University of Pittsburgh

2 hours ago Addressing the Health Needs of an Aging America: New Opportunities for Evidence-Based Policy Solutions PI: Everette James, JD, MBA , Sally Morton, PhD, and William Dunn, PhD

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ERIC - EJ824332 - Addressing Health Needs of an Aging

2 hours ago Implications: Health care systems and other organizations interested in addressing health needs of older adults can look to religious institutions for assistance in providing the information and support patients and family members need to prevent or …

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Publish Year: 2003
Author: W. Daniel Hale, Richard G. Bennett

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Aging Issues - American Psychological Association

1 hours ago Resources and Publications Related to Aging; Getting Help. Psychology and Aging. Addressing mental health needs of older adults, the interface between physical and mental health care, and policy recommendations to …

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Helping States Support Families Caring for an Aging America

9 hours ago T hrough the national initiative Helping States Support Families Caring for an Aging America, the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) is working with states committed to strengthening policies or programs to support family caregivers and address the challenges of an aging population. In this initiative, cross-sector state teams — comprised of state and …

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Caring for an Aging America: Meeting the health care needs

5 hours ago AN AGING AMERICA: What is meant by the terms “an aging America,” “Silver Tsunami,” and “Graying of America”? The combination of the aging of the Baby Boom population, an increase in life expectancy, and a decrease in the relative number of younger persons, will mean that older adults—those over 65—make up a much larger percentage of the U.S. population than ever …

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Understanding the Challenges and Solutions to Aging in

3 hours ago Although most Americans want to age in place, the reality, according to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services senior policy analyst James Toews, is that too many individuals enter long-term care institutions unnecessarily or prematurely. Homes and communities frequently are not designed to address the needs of seniors.

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NEW INSIGHTS INTO AMERICA’S VIEWS ON AGING …

4 hours ago About support systems for aging from the West Health Institute/ NORC Survey on Aging in America. 1) More than 7 in 10 Americans age 30 and older say it’s important that seniors have access to health care services, dental care, healthy food, affordable housing and transportation, but fewer than half say their communities are doing a

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Addressing the healthcare needs of an ageing population

9 hours ago To benefit society as a whole there needs to be a refocus on how later years in life are significant to the older person; with attention to dignity and good health . A recent survey in the United Kingdom (UK) has identified that approximately 752,000 people over the age of sixty five have made a decision between keeping warm or spending their

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Publish Year: 2016
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Addressing the Mental and Behavioral Health Needs of

6 hours ago Addressing the Mental and Behavioral Health Needs of Underserved Populations. Psychologists trained by GPE- or BHWET-funded programs focus on treating depression and other mental health disorders, as well as changing behaviors that lead to chronic illnesses and untimely deaths. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC

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The Aging Population: The Increasing Effects on Health Care

3 hours ago The health care system will need to prepare for the increasing incidences of chronic conditions within the aging population, as well as develop strategies to prevent falls. An important challenge is implementation of new approaches in health care delivery to address the changing health status of this aging population.

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Growing Mental and Behavioral Health Concerns Facing Older

6 hours ago Psychologists are playing a critical role in addressing these needs. Psychologists are studying and treating the mental and behavioral problems associated with growing old, such as loss of spouse, loss of mobility and independence, admittance to a long-term care facility and declining physical and sometimes mental health.

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Addressing the Aging Crisis in U.S. Criminal Justice

3 hours ago The aging of America is having a profound impact on the economy, social services and healthcare. Although there is a common misperception that prisoners are young, the criminal justice population, including those in jail, prison or on community probation or parole, is aging at a more rapid rate than the US population. 1,2 The increasing number of older prisoners is at the …

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Addressing Health and Health-Care Disparities: The Role of

3 hours ago PROMOTING CULTURAL COMPETENCY TRAINING: A SAMPLE CASE. As the U.S. population becomes more diverse, pursuing the goal of cultural competence in the workforce and health-care system emerges as a leading strategy in reducing disparities. 13 Cultural competency, defined as the ability of health-care providers to function effectively in the context of cultural …

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Needs Assessment of Older Adults in Minnesota’s Diverse

1 hours ago Hispanic older adults to need help with personal care from another person. 11. African American, American Indian, and Hispanic older adults are at a greater risk for dementia than white older adults. 2,12. These disparities are likely a result of variations in socioeconomic risk factors, lifestyle, and health (e.g. cardiovascular disease and

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Steps to Address the Health Needs of African Americans

8 hours ago Other causes for health disparities are rooted in history. "As an African American community, we have suspicion and lack of trust with the medical community,” says cardiac surgeon Jennifer Ellis, chief of cardiothoracic surgery at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue and an adviser to the American Heart Association.

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Innovative Approaches Address Aging and Mental Health

1 hours ago Innovative Approaches Address Aging and Mental Health Needs in LGBTQ Communities. July 2016. Generations (San Francisco, Calif.) 40 (2):56 …

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Health Equity - Reducing Disparities in Eldercare

6 hours ago When it comes to understanding and addressing health disparities in long-term care and eldercare, however, we are lagging behind. As the over 65 population increases in the next few decades, much of that increase will be due to the aging of racial and ethnic minorities.

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We Need to Prepare for Aging Population - Fisher Center

2 hours ago Adds Dennis White, President of MetLife Foundation, “This report underscores the importance of addressing the needs of an aging population at the local level. The good news is that there are many actions community leaders can take right away—that don’t require additional resources—to prepare for bolder, more comprehensive services for

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Aging in Correctional Custody: Setting a Policy Agenda for

3 hours ago In 2008, the Institute of Medicine's Retooling for an Aging America: Building the Health Care Workforce reported that health care and service providers from many professions are underprepared to care for older adults, including those in the criminal justice system.21 Although few geriatrics training programs exist for staff other than health

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Aging in Thailand – Addressing unmet health needs of the

8 hours ago Aging in Thailand – Addressing unmet health needs of the elderly poor. BANGKOK, April 8, 2016 – Thailand is aging and the number of people who are elderly and suffering from increased health problems will soon outpace the capacity of Thailand’s healthcare services, especially in poor, rural areas. Expanding the roles of Local

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National Institute on Aging

4 hours ago Supporting and strengthening NIA's mission in understanding and addressing health disparities. Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging The Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging is America's longest-running scientific study of human aging.

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Why Population Aging Matters - National Institute on Aging

Just Now There is a need to raise awareness about not only global aging issues but also the importance of rigorous cross-national scientific research and policy dialogue that will help us address the challenges and opportunities of an aging world. Preparing financially for longer lives and finding ways to reduce aging-related disability should

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Case Study Lucy Corr Dental Clinic: Addressing Dental

1 hours ago ronment. With the aging of the population, there is a need to include geriatrics in the educational curricu-lum of future oral health care providers (Levy, et al., 2013). The LCDC addresses this need by providing oral health care students an on-site training oppor--

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Addressing the Needs of Immigrants in Response to Natural

9 hours ago Washington, D.C.: American Public Health Association, current volume. In September 2006, Congress took a step in the right direction by amending the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5195, et seq.) to better ensure that emergency and disaster-related information warnings and disaster relief services

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Health Disparities and Aging - NIA

6 hours ago The causes of health disparities are dynamic and multidimensional, and to address them adequately, NIA will consider environmental, social cultural, behavioral, and biological factors. For this reason, NIA will use an integrative approach to …

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Aging U.S. population means older adults will outnumber

4 hours ago Aging U.S. population: meeting mental health needs When populations age, communities are tasked with supporting both the physical and mental health needs of …

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Long-Term Care - American Psychological Association

4 hours ago Social and behavioral needs of their residents has traditionally been less developed. Fortunately, a growing number of clinical/counseling psychologists, geropsychologists, rehabilitation psychologists, and neuropsychologists have stepped forward to assist long-term care providers in addressing the behavioral health needs of their residents.

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Innovative Approaches Address Aging and Mental Health

7 hours ago Aware of and beginning to address unique issues around lack of access to mental health and aging services for LGBTQ older adults. LGBTQ com-munities are leading efforts to provide peer and community supports to address mental health and social isolation among today’s LGBTQ older adults. One innovative example is outlined below.

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Aging offenders - National Institute of Corrections

8 hours ago Sections following an executive summary address: the threat facing the United States—economic costs, health impact, strain on correctional systems, social costs and public safety, and the roots of the crisis; from the inside out—meeting the needs of the aging within prisons—six innovative programs; the question of parole; the reentry

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Assessing the Health Needs of Chinese Older Adults

9 hours ago The objective of this study is to examine the cultural views of healthy aging, knowledge and barriers to services, and perception of health sciences research among community-dwelling Chinese older adults in Chicago's Chinatown. This qualitative study is guided by the Precede-Proceed conceptual model with community-based participatory research design. Data analysis …

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Ensuring Access to Quality Health Care in Vulnerable

1 hours ago Every day, hospitals and health systems are navigating the challenges and opportunities of a constantly changing health care environment. At the American Hospital Association (AHA), we have been focusing on meeting the demands of today and tomorrow by redefining the hospital—or the “H”—to best serve patients and communities, create new models of care and …

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Addressing Indigenous Health - Center for Rural Health

7 hours ago Addressing Indigenous Health Native Americans have historically faced greater health disparities than almost any other population in the United States. The Center for Rural Health (CRH) works with tribal communities to help improve health outcomes and well-being for American Indians, specifically geared toward helping Elders.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can the US meet the health needs of an aging America?

Meeting the health needs of an aging America requires policy proposals based on the best-available research evidence about how to improve access, affordability and the quality of health services. To- day, for many reasons, health policymaking often fails to fully consider scientific research evidence.

How can the health care system prepare for the aging population?

The health care system will need to prepare for the increasing incidences of chronic conditions within the aging population, as well as develop strategies to prevent falls. An important challenge is implementation of new approaches in health care delivery to address the changing health status of this aging population.

Are We Ready for the age of the elderly?

Are we ready for it? According to the Global Health and Aging report presented by the World Health Organization (WHO), “The number of people aged 65 or older is projected to grow from an estimated 524 million in 2010 to nearly 1.5 billion in 2050, with most of the increase in developing countries.”

How can public health be used to address the aging population?

Public health training programs can be used to educate professionals about issues related to aging and confront myths associated with growing old. Opportunities abound for public health to embrace the potential, as well as the needs, presented by the aging of the population.

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