Navigation Links
Aging in Place Concept Helps People Age Gracefully

Aging gracefully can sometimes be a problem especially when the admission to nursing homes or assisted living facilities looms large. //Marilyn Rantz, nursing researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia calls this as a slippery slope and says that there is a way to prevent elderly people from getting onto this slope.

Consumers say they never want to go to a nursing home. I have never met anyone in a nursing home who says he or she really wants to be there. said Rantz, professor in MU’s Sinclair School of Nursing. I think there is a better way to do this. Towards this end, Rants is working on a new concept called Aging in Place. Rantz is director of TigerPlace, one of four Aging in Place pilot sites in Missouri, which offer elderly people a chance to live in their own apartments and not in nursing homes. For example, TigerPlace has apartments, which offer on-site fitness, meals, medical care, personal care services, wellness programs and more. The main aim is to keep people healthier and active and not put them under depression with the idea of nursing homes. Aging in Place provides services that people need in the privacy of their own homes while focusing on maintaining function and abilities until the end of life. In most cases, with this type of care, people wouldn’t need a nursing home, Rantz said, adding that more than 250 older adults had benefited from this. Rantz was recently conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Gerontological Nursing Association.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Plastic Sling Has Proved Successful In Improving Aging Of The Neck
2. Gene That Might Be Responsible For Aging
3. Genetic Expressions Can Influence The Process Of Aging
4. Premature Aging Can Be Managed With Anti-Cancer Drugs In Future
5. Ward Off Aging With A Low-Calorie Nutritional Diet
6. Cardiac Aging Can Be Contained
7. Biomarkers Could Prove Significant In Understanding Aging Process
8. Lower Literacy Puts Poor Health In Aging
9. Attitudes About Aging Different from Reality
10. Growth Hormone Stimulant Packs Healthy Aging
11. Growth Hormone Stimulants help to Combat Aging Symptoms
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/9/2016)... ... 09, 2016 , ... "I have gout, and I wanted to treat it ... is meant to relieve gout and pain caused by varicose veins. I drank it ... time. It relieved what VA doctors called the worst sinusitis case they'd seen and ...
(Date:12/9/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 09, 2016 , ... ... Ball at The Pierre Hotel in New York, NY, on December 3rd, to ... dignitaries and physicians attended the annual event, which raised over $1 million - ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... The Florida Hospital Tampa ... Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), the leading authority in hyperbaric medicine. This accreditation identifies ... few hospitals and facilities have earned this distinction. This is the second time ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... Mirixa Corporation , ... and other pharmacist-delivered patient care services, has announced the promotions of Karen Litsinger ... vice president of sales. , Litsinger joined Mirixa in 2008 after serving ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... SunView Software ... and employees that are both engaging and easy to use. Coming off the ... software company revealed today its plans to roll out new AI-powered self-service enhancements ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/9/2016)... Pa. , Dec. 9, 2016 Department ... announced temporary regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries under Act ... Pennsylvania Bulletin , and are now available online ... is needed in the plan for operation; process for ... dispensary; as well as where the dispensary facilities can ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Calif. , Dec. 8, 2016 IRIDEX Corporation ... to offer newly issued shares of common stock, $0.01 par ... to an underwritten public offering.  The final terms of the ... time of pricing, and there can be no assurance as ... IRIDEX expects to use the net proceeds it will ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... NEW YORK , Dec. 8, 2016 ... ... such as reducing loss of blood during surgeries, lowering the ... surgeries, and decreasing risks of SSIs. The patient warming systems ... and intravascular warming systems.These benefits in turn reduce the stay ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: