| Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
Medication overload (also known as polypharmacy) is a serious problem among older adults. It’s getting new attention as efforts to make health care more “age-friendly” spread around the US.
| Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019
A physician shares what she’s learned about improving care for older adults. It's now part of a multi-stakeholder effort to make their city an age-friendly community.
| Monday, Jul 01, 2019
Providing optimal care for older adults - also known as "age-friendly" care - prevents harm and enhances the experience of care. Providing age-friendly care can also benefit an organization's bottom line.
| Monday, Jun 17, 2019
IHI has developed sample dialogues and case studies in a new toolkit to help address some of the challenges of engaging with patients and families in end-of-life care conversations.
| Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019
The following case study from IHI’s Business Case for Becoming an Age-Friendly Health System describes one organization’s efforts to improve the prevention and treatment of delirium while avoiding unnecessary costs.