University of Wisconsin Active Aging Research Center. National Advisory Committee Report and Update Dave Gustafson PI July 25 2012. Thank You!.
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.