Geriatric Flying Squad
The Geriatric Flying Squad is a rapid-response, multidisciplinary nursing service for sub-acute care recipients living at home.
Transforming care environments
The Eden Alternative was founded in 1994 in the US and now has about 300 registered homes in the US, Canada, Europe and Australia.
Supplementing the workforce
To address the growing shortage of healthcare workers in the US and to reduce costs, a health system in Houston (the Grand-Aides Foundation) now recruits experienced and often older local community members that want to give something back.
Buurtzorg is a home care provider in the Netherlands with an innovative approach to home health and personal care services.
The choice for elderly Germans
Since the mid-1990s, German citizens covered by long term care insurance have been able to choose a cash payment, direct services (including residential care), or a combination of the two.
Consumer directed care
Consumer directed care (CDC) is both a philosophy and an orientation to service delivery where consumers have more choice and control over the services they receive and the design of these services.
The International Longevity Centre Global Alliance
The International Longevity Centre Global Alliance is a consortium of member organizations dedicated to addressing longevity and population aging by highlighting older people’s productivity and contributions to family and society as a whole.