HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
National Census finds most US counties don't have enough adult day centers

ny centers are not yet charging enough to survive without subsidy. Centers working with Parners in Caregiving tend to be self-sufficient, charging enough to cover costs.

Who pays for adult day center services? "About 51 percent is paid by Medicaid and other public funds, 47 percent is paid directly by the families, and less than 1 percent is covered by long term care insurance," Cox said.

Cox said the availability of adult day services has been expanding rapidly, "with 26 percent of all adult day centers opening in the past five years."

She said some existing adult day centers are not fully utilized, pointing to the need for public awareness campaigns in those communities.

But at the same time, the national need is growing both because of the projected increase in the number of disabled elderly people and also because centers are now also serving younger people who have chronic conditions such as mental retardation, physical disabilities or chronic mental illness. Partners in Caregiving is headquartered at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and is a national adult day services resource center. Supported by a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant, the program was developed to stimulate additional adult day centers in the country. That program was started after the Dementia Care and Respite Services Program -- headquartered at Wake Forest and supported by a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant -- demonstrated that such centers were viable and could be self-sufficient.


'"/>

Contact: Robert Conn
rconn@wfubmc.edu
336-716-4587
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
15-Mar-2003


Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. National Academies advisory: May 2 Symposium on International Science Policy
2. National Academies News: William H. Foege to receive Public Welfare Medal, Academys highest honor
3. National Academies news: Academy honors 17 for major contributions to science
4. National Academies advisory: Report assesses health implications of perchlorate exposure
5. National Academies Advisory: Jan. 11 public briefing on perchlorate in drinking water
6. National Academies news: Gulf War and Health
7. National survey shows few physicians elected to Congress
8. Six new Roybal Centers for Applied Gerontology established by National Institute on Aging
9. UGA professor receives $3 million grant from National Cancer Institute for breast cancer research
10. National Academies advisory: Nov. 4-6 Frontiers of Science meeting in Irvine, Calif.
11. National Chemistry Week celebrates health and wellness in Washington, D.C., area

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: National Census finds most counties don have enough adult day centers

(Date:8/1/2014)... Gray HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. ... in manufacturing jobs may have significantly less endurance than those who ... 32 people -- half were obese, half were of normal weight ... about 60 percent longer. Obesity also was associated with less ... Being older -- 50 to 65 years of age -- neither ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... August 01, 2014 As it continues ... of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine ... gynecological surgeries, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the growing reaction ... of power morcellators marketed by its Ethicon, Inc. unit ... New York Times, some critics of the company said ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... down fears, emotions and the benefits of a cancer ... survivors, according to a study conducted by a researcher ... key to developing an expressive writing intervention is the ... recording facts and events. Writing a journal can be ... to determine whether it,s effective or not," said Qian ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... August 01, 2014 On Monday, June ... NextGen User Symposium in San Francisco, CA. Now in ... the JW Marriott Union Square hotel. , “We are ... up to speed with ACA compliance issues,” Quirk Healthcare ... The symposium provides attendees guidance with NextGen implementation and ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... 2014 According to new market ... (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, & ROW), by Vehicle ... Type (Gasoline & Diesel), by After-Treatment Device (DPF, ... & Forecasts to 2019", defines and segments the ... of major countries in all the regions, and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Obesity Might Slow You Down at Work 2Health News:Obesity Might Slow You Down at Work 3Health News:Morcellator Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Reactions to Johnson & Johnson Power Morcellator Recall 2Health News:Morcellator Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Reactions to Johnson & Johnson Power Morcellator Recall 3Health News:Morcellator Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Reactions to Johnson & Johnson Power Morcellator Recall 4Health News:Expressive writing may help breast cancer survivors 2Health News:Expressive writing may help breast cancer survivors 3Health News:Quirk Healthcare Foundation Hosts Fifth Annual California NextGen User Symposium and Launches First Annual Florida NextGen User Symposium 2Health News:Automotive Exhaust Systems Market Will Be $33,379.7 Million by 2019 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Automotive Exhaust Systems Market Will Be $33,379.7 Million by 2019 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Automotive Exhaust Systems Market Will Be $33,379.7 Million by 2019 – New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4
(Date:8/1/2014)... , Aug. 1, 2014  Neuland Laboratories ... active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), complex intermediates ... located in 85 countries, today announced financial results ... 2015, ended June 30, 2014. "Neuland,s ... work flow re-prioritization to accommodate certain customer needs, ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... 2014 Dyadic International, Inc. ("Dyadic") (OTCQX: DYAI), ... are used to develop, manufacture and sell enzymes and ... industrial enzyme industries, announced today that it will report ... 30, 2014 after market close on Thursday, August 14, ... at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss those results. ...
(Date:8/1/2014)... -- DeepResearchReports.com adds "2014 Deep Research Report on ... Deep Research Report on Global and China Tricalcium ... Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140731/132164 ... Global and China Potassium Nitrate  Industry" is a ... China and Global Potassium Nitrate  market. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Neuland Labs Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results 2Neuland Labs Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results 3Dyadic International To Announce Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results And Host Conference Call On Thursday, August 14, 2014 2Dyadic International To Announce Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results And Host Conference Call On Thursday, August 14, 2014 3Potassium Nitrate Market & Tricalcium Phosphate Industry Analysis for Global & China Regions 2Potassium Nitrate Market & Tricalcium Phosphate Industry Analysis for Global & China Regions 3Potassium Nitrate Market & Tricalcium Phosphate Industry Analysis for Global & China Regions 4Potassium Nitrate Market & Tricalcium Phosphate Industry Analysis for Global & China Regions 5
Cached News: