At present, America does not have the financial and human resources for aging. The challenge is not chronological age but frailty correlated with older age.
The reason for our current situation is our health delivery system is not designed to address a frail grandmother’s stockpile of chronic conditions that require multiple interventions from many dimensions of life. It mostly battles acute and infectious diseases through isolated, single-purpose approaches.
Attend this Aging Forward talk and learn why we need something fundamentally different.