Age-Friendly Health Systems

Aug 21, 2023
Consider these statistics and the impact on health care: By 2035, the number of adults age 65 or older is expected to outnumber children under age 18 for the first time in U.S. history, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Jul 12, 2023
The population of adults ages 65 and older will exceed 95 million in the United States by the year 2060. As Americans age, hospitals and health systems need to adapt their models of care to address the unique needs of older adults. In this episode, Sonja Rosen, M.D., chief of geriatrics at Cedars-…
Jun 27, 2023
Age-Friendly Health Systems is an initiative designed to meet the needs of older adults, looking beyond acute events, engaging the whole community, and achieving better health for older adults. Join this webinar to learn about the impact and outcomes of the 4Ms Framework — what matters, medications…
Feb 16, 2023
Free, virtual learning session on April 27 will provide hospitals, health systems and other care sites with info on being recognized as age friendly.
Jan 31, 2023
A new special issue of Health Services Research highlights cutting-edge research from experts in age-friendly care.
Nov 10, 2022
Health care organizations receive free guidance on providing age-friendly care, part of the seven-month Age-Friendly Health Systems Action Community led by the American Hospital Association
Sep 27, 2022
Humana will pay between $450 million and $550 million to acquire the first group of senior-focused, value-based care primary care centers that it developed through a joint venture with its private equity firm partner Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS).
Jul 11, 2022
One demographic in the U.S. that has been constant in recent years is the aging of the population.
Jun 10, 2022
The age-friendly task force at AdventHealth Hendersonville created a vision board that helps drive improvements in caring for older adult patients. The health system works with teams across its network as well as with community partners, includes age-friendly initiatives as part of its annual…
May 24, 2022
Humana recently said it plans to open about 100 new primary care clinics in a second joint venture with the private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS).