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Health Indicators of Elderly 2016

Older Americans 2016: Key Indicators of Well-Being is one in a series of periodic reports to the Nation on the condition of older adults in the United States. In this report, 41 indicators depict the well-being of older Americans in the areas of Population, Economics, Health Status, Health Risks andRead More

Elderly Kansan’s deserve better

Recent actions by our Kansas Governor and legislators to reduce funding by $2.8 million resulting in a 30% decrease for home care services for elders will be harmful. Here is a real life example- take a 78 year old widowed grandmother living on social security in a small home. SheRead More

Critical Access Hospitals and Nursing Facilities Future Tied Together

A recent report Critical Access Hospitals Financial Benchmarks highlights the financial status of critical access hospitals across the nation. In rural communities, the health delivery system is a group of independent but interdependent providers: Hospitals, Physicans, Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living and Home Health.  In urban areas, the Managed Care OrganizationsRead More