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Apr 26, 2022

Facilitating greater participation — specified as engagement in social activities that provide opportunities for social interaction with others in the community — is pivotal for granting older adults to fulfill their basic socialization needs, self-actualization and supporting society in dealing with population...


Apr 19, 2022

The state of health of the individual receiving care is connected to the forms of help and care provided by caregivers. Yet despite this analogy, Federal employment statistics indicate that long-term care workforce concerns remain at a 'crisis' level.

As per American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted...


Apr 12, 2022

Learning throughout one's life encourages social inclusion and improves one's health.

There’s a substantial correlation between learning and improved health, especially among older adults. The notion of life-long learning encompasses not only the acquisition of job-related credentials but also the promotion of...


Apr 5, 2022

One in every five Americans—nearly 80 million people—will be over 65 in 20 years, and surveys suggest that almost 90% intend to stay in their own homes  as long as possible. However, the nation now lacks the affordable housing and accompanying social services required to meet these needs.

In particular, the four...