Improving public health across the lifespan : designing age-friendly, palliative environments, services, and supports
Part of the Best Practices for Public Health series
With more people living longer lives, there is increased importance in the health care industry on improving services for the elderly.
This comprehensive book gives an expert overview of the topics and challenges, along with imperative ethical and legal frameworks.
The book also details existing programs and benefits in relation to a realistic portrayal of population needs.
Other important issues are covered such as long-term palliative care and hospice, other vulnerable populations, elder abuse, public-private collaboration, evidence-based policy-making, and much more.