The US healthcare system suffers from a serious condition: fragmentation. While serious, this issue isn’t terminal. Treating this problem will help remove many barriers to health, allowing more seniors to stay in their homes and reducing the burden on healthcare systems.
MeetCaregivers aims to solve problems facing seniors, families, and caregivers by addressing healthcare inequality and increasing access to high-quality care. Part of that includes raising awareness about social determinants of health and their impact on aging in place. This research article explores five social determinants of health that contribute to seniors’ unmet needs and hinder aging in place.
National Public Health Week celebrates improvements in public health & raises awareness of the importance of health equity. Read & learn more.