Community Services for Seniors

Community Services for Seniors Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Senior citizens want to live independently as long as possible. However, their ability to manage daily tasks is diminished by falls, fractures, and disability associated with chronic conditions and modifiable risk factors. Home- and community-based services for seniors can improve their health and prevent further decline.

The featured Innovations describe an in-home physical therapy program and a senior center self-management and coaching program that improved overall functioning of seniors.

The featured QualityTools offer health care professionals, community planners, and family caregivers practical tools to help seniors stay in their homes and communities.

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