Addressing the social needs of older adults: A contributing factor to their health and well-being - older adult needs

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older adult needs


Professionals, paraprofessionals, as well as paid and unpaid caregivers need basic and continuing geriatric education to improve care for older adults.

This paper provides an overview of older adults' home health care needs as well as guidance for potential human factors interventions to reduce medical errors.

As the population is aging, the number of persons living with multiple chronic conditions (MCC) is expected to increase. and 2) How do social and structural determinants of health impact these health and social care needs? Many older adults live with multiple chronic conditions.