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Category: Aging in Place

Bringing Healthcare Home

One area where home-based medicine has shown particular promise is in the integration of lifestyle medicine. By addressing lifestyle factors that impact the patient’s health and providing care in a comfortable and familiar setting, home-based medicine providers can improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. This article will explore how lifestyle medicine and home-based medicine intersect to improve patient outcomes, and provide a few examples of how this approach to healthcare is being implemented in practice.

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Home Sweet Home: Aging in Place with Safety, Style, and Support

Aging in place is a popular choice for many people. According to AARP, nearly 90% of adults over 65 want to remain in their current homes as they age, yet only 25% do. There is an apparent mismatch between what people prefer and where they end up. Aging in place and caring for someone who is homebound can feel like a puzzle; each component must fit together correctly to succeed. By considering these aspects and taking proactive steps, individuals and their loved ones can prepare for aging in place and design solutions for their safety, health, and well-being. Here are some tips to plan and consider.

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