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- Define what is meant by the term “frail elderly”;
- Discuss the 3 most common disease trajectories and how they influence the medical management of patients with multiple chronic conditions;
- Review the current Federal initiatives and US budget for the management of the largest and fastest growing US patient population.
This presentation will discuss the following content:
Defining the frail elderly sets the stage for the third largest segment of the US patient population and how it affects:
Plan of Care, Caregiver Support, Homebound, Community Resources and Federal Initiatives
Discuss 3 disease trajectories that follow the: Cancer disease trajectory; Chronic disease trajectory and theFrail and dementia disease trajectory
Identify current Federal programs and initiatives that are targeting change in this population and when policy influences routine clinical practice.
Dr. Kim Kuebler