Not Your Grandma's Nursing Home: Changing Demographics in Long Term Care
September 8, 2014•15 min
Hosted by: Eric Tangalos
Guest: Alan Lazaroff
How different is the population of long term care facilities today than in decades past, and how will these new resident communities impact delivery of care? Dr. Alan Lazaroff, director of geriatric medicine at St. Anthony Hospitals Senior Health Centers, and president of Geriatric Medicine Associates in Denver, Colorado, talks about the changes long term care facilities have made to better serve the needs of shifting resident demographics, including flexible scheduling and activities. What challenges face nursing homes today that care for younger, sicker or shorter-term patients? Dr. Eric Tangalos hosts.