Elderly Care

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How Will We Best Serve Our Aging Population?

The health workforce is the "elephant in the room" at health policy tables -- a large, pervasive issue that unfortunately often goes unaddressed. The health workforce is a pillar of the health system and so like the foundation of our homes, it can sometimes go unnoticed. But if we plan on reforming services (i.e., renovating our home), we are going to have to attend to whether the health workforce foundation can support the changes.

Emotionally Needy Parents

The phone rings, your mom's number shows up and you are filled with dread. You say hello and she gleefully announces that she's got a new phone card with 100 minutes! You know she's going to share 99...