Infographic: Quality Care for Aging Seniors

Monday, June 16th, 2014
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

With 13 percent of Americans now over the age of 65, senior healthcare services are becoming increasingly important. Furthermore, 27 percent of this population has diabetes, according to a new infographic from Avamere.

This infographic illustrates the most prevalent diseases in this age group and the growing need for preventative services.

A well-timed palliative care consult can enhance the patient experience and foster appropriate use of healthcare resources. 2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Palliative Care documents emerging trends in palliative care at 223 healthcare organizations, from the timing for initial palliative care consults to individuals on the palliative care team to the impact this specialized care is having on healthcare utilization

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