AARP: Advances in Mobile Medical Care Aid Older Adults, Caregivers
Experts expect an ‘explosion’ of interest in in-home services, but the availability of skilled workers may hamper growth
A revolution is sweeping the world of health care, fast-tracking the ability of older adults to receive medical care in their own homes rather than in hospitals and long-term care facilities. The advances can be a timesaver for family caregivers by reducing the number of trips they make to the doctor with a loved one. The advances can also dramatically improve the quality of life for the care recipient.