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Student Corner: Innovative Senior Care Facilities – The PACE Program

December 12, 2013

Susie Senior, an 80 year-old participant in the Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), begins her day with a home visit from a PACE home care assistant. The assistant helps Susie get dressed, organize medicines, and do some basic shopping and errands within the community. Following th … Read more

Student Corner: The Rising Cost of Care for North Carolina Seniors

December 5, 2013

Mrs. Charlotte Swift is a fictitious person living in a quiet Durham neighborhood in the small home that she and her husband purchased in 1954.  Her husband passed away about 10 years ago and, at 82 years old, she is now living in the home alone, struggling to keep up with necessary maintenance.  Mr … Read more