Designing Elder-Centered and Palliative Systems of Care, Environments, Services and Supports
Mary Beth Quaranta Morrissey is a Fellow of Fordham Universitys Global Healthcare Innovation Management Center and a health care attorney and aging and health researcher. Melissa Lang is the Chief Executive Officer at Gilda's Club Westchester. Barney Newman is Medical Director Emeritus for the WESTMED Medical Group, where he also served as the Chief Medical Officer.
Introduction PART ONE. The Crisis of Suffering for Older Americans Chapter 1: Social Ecology of Aging: Critical Theoretical Perspectives in Aging and Public Health Policy for the Twenty-First Century Chapter 2: Philosophic Science Theory: Toward a Phenomenology of a Maternal Cosmos in Light of Suffering PART TWO. Paradigm Shifts in Delivery Systems and Financing Chapter 3: Moving from Fragmentation to Integrated Community-Based Services Chapter 4. Development of Elder-Centered Systems of Care Chapter 5: Evolution of Financing Models and Impact on Quality and Services for Older Adults PART THREE. Challenges of Policy Implementation: Examples from the Field Chapter 6: Landscape for New Models of Care: Designing Best Practices and Environments Chapter 7: The Palliative Turn in Elder-Centered Care: A Public Health Strategy for Interdisciplinary Palliative and End-of-Life Care Chapter 8: A More Humanistic Approach to Relational Decision Making: Practical Ethics and Ethics Committees PART FOUR. Setting the Stage for Transforming Elder Care Chapter 9: Policy Recommendations for More Compassionate Elder Care: Systems Reform, Social Justice, and Sustainable Social Solidarity Appendix A. Caregiving Resources Appendix B. The Ecology of Policy: Description of Public Policy Making Process Appendix C. Psychosocial Support Appendix D. Resources and Program Examples for Older Adults Appendix E. Elder Abuse, Maltreatment, and Neglect Resources Appendix F. Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center - Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program