What Matters to Seniors

For models of care that target frail and high-risk seniors to successfully deliver high-quality, high-value care, it is critical to understand seniors’ perspectives on health and wellbeing and their perspectives on the health care and social service system.  Understanding these perspectives at the onset makes it possible to choose and/or design a model of care aligned with what matters to seniors.  
The study below identified several factors important to seniors and was conducted in February through April of 2016. It employed structured interviews and focus groups, with a total of 18 seniors and three familes/caregivers from the two participating PCSAs. 

READ: What Matters to At-risk Seniors: An Interview Study and Supporting Literature Review - (.PDF)

By Brian Costello, MD 

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