Sara Zeff Geber, an expert in solo aging, noticed that a lot of Baby Boomers were spending a tremendous amount of time, resources, and money taking care of their aging parents. And it occurred to her to wonder, for childless seniors like herself, “Who’s going to do that for us?”
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Nursing home strike in Pennsylvania? David Grabowski, Professor of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School, and Nexus Insights Fellow, was recently interviewed by The Times in a story about 12 nursing homes in Pennsylvania that have voted to authorize strikes.
The senior living sector, which is experiencing a period of unprecedented disruption, has begun to show signs of a major transformation.
The Nexus Fellows are leaders in the aging industry, helping to shape public policy and redefine aging and aging services. From books to podcasts, here’s a sample of some of […]
The past 18 months have been tragic for residents of senior living communities, their families, and their staff. We must now begin to think about the future of senior living, and decide how to move forward to avoid the mistakes of the past.
In a recent op-ed in The Hill, Nexus Insights Fellows Anne Tumlinson, David Grabowski and Robert Kramer, raise an important point that has been missing from recent discussions around transforming long-term care following the pandemic. The proposed infrastructure investment is necessary but not sufficient.
“We get happier as we get older,” said Dr. Jacquelyn Kung, CEO of Activated Insights, and a Nexus Insights Fellow. Kung was recently interviewed by Skip Lineberg, host of The Main Thing Podcast, about elder care, and her passion to improve the aging experience.
A new study from NORC at the University of Chicago, surveyed 2069 adults from the general public and 600 physicians, and found that trust in the U.S. health care system has been impacted by COVID. This is true for both patients and physicians.
Are your residents truly known, valued, and seen as people by your staff? Are they known as more than the sum of their ADL needs or underlying health conditions? Bob Kramer spoke with Jay Newton-Small, founder and CEO of MemoryWell, about the value of data to deliver improved care and quality of life for residents of senior living.
As the United States shifts gears from pandemic crisis management to a new post-COVID normal, we must now deal with the aftermath and identify what went wrong and what we can do better. Our Nexus Fellows continue to strive for innovation and reform. Here’s what they’ve been up to.