University of Wisconsin Active Aging Research Center. National Advisory Committee Report and Update Dave Gustafson PI July 25 2012. Thank You!.
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University of WisconsinActive Aging Research Center
National Advisory Committee Report and Update
Dave Gustafson PI
July 25 2012
Over 600,000 will enter nursing homes in 2012Average NH stay 893 days; $161,500/admission Total cost exceeds: $10,000,000,000.Many people do not enter poor,but they leave poor.
Does it have to be that way?
Use sensors, information & communication technology
To help elders & family improve:
Loss of driving privileges.
Quality of life.
Sustain and spread to 20 other Wisconsin counties.
Accidents per driver
Number still driving
Number rapid stops &starts.
Anxiety of family caregiver.
Satisfaction w service quality.
Number of adverse events
Missed medications rates
Working on this now.
We are trying to do too much!
Maybe. We’ll see.