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Health care and the elderly

by C. Carl Pegels

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Published by Aspen Systems Corp. in Rockville, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Medical care -- United States.,
    • Older people -- Health and hygiene -- United States.,
    • Delivery of health care -- United States.,
    • Aged.,
    • Geriatrics -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementC. Carl Pegels.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA564.8 .P43
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 225 p. ;
      Number of Pages225
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4109462M
      ISBN 100894433334
      LC Control Number80024360

      The government pays for two-thirds of health care spending by the elderly, with Medicare accounting for 55 percent, Medicaid for 10 percent, and other government programs for 3 percent. Medicaid funds a larger share of expenses for women than for men (12 percent vs. 6 percent), as older women are more likely to have nursing home stays.   Book of Lists; Wine Business nursing homes and a spike of infections at residential care facilities for the elderly, according to newly released local public health data. care homes are.

      COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Spending on health care services for the elderly has been increasing since ; between and it increased at an annual rate of percent (Waldo and Lazenby, ). The increase in expenditures is reflected in the increasing cost to the federal and state governments of operating the Medicare and Medicaid programs as well as in the increase in out-of-pocket payments made by the elderly.

      The mental health care facility was conspicuously absent in the programme for care in the elderly in these institutions. Growth in the elderly population means a direct increase in age-related diseases such as dementia and poor mental health outcomes such as depression, anxiety, suicide and serious constraints on the quality of life among. ABSTRACT With the global trend towards an increasing aging population, there is a corresponding increase in the health problems associated with elderly population especially in developing Countries including Nigeria. With this increase in the growth of the aging population, the number of people.


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