Elderly health care fulfill the special needs and requirements that are unique to senior citizens. This term covers services like assisted living, adult day care, long-term care, nursing homes, hospital care and the like. By this, we can prevent or delay the onset of illness, disease and even the untimely deaths of people who already exceeded an average lifespan.
In recent years, concerns about equity of access to treatments suddenly focused on ageism resulting to the encouragement of preventive interventions disregarding the age of the patient. Aside from the expensiveness of the health service, this step can be very harmful to the patients. In order to counteract that, we create or coordinate a cost-effective system of home for our elderly brethren and even doing community-based services.
In Jcipatientsafety.org, we are fighting against the complex and uncomfortable relations between age discrimination while promoting elderly care and cures, distributive justice, equality, making them value and enjoy their length of life. Here you can read articles regarding elderly health care and most specially, laws regarding the rights and benefits of the elderly.