As we grow older, our focus on how to achieve and maintain our health becomes more acute. Healthy aging is achievable if action is taken sooner rather than later. Over the last few decades, we have seen major changes in our healthcare delivery system.
Medicare beneficiaries undergoing hip replacement surgeries can expect to remain in the hospital for less time but are more likely to be readmitted to the hospital or discharged to a rehabilitation facility than they were 20 years ago, new research finds.
The Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care is launching a new ad campaign to remind lawmakers that skilled nursing and rehabilitation service facilities are the second-largest health facility employer in the United States.