Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders: ACOVE Project Overview

Civilization and modern medicine now allow an unprecedented number of people to survive to old age. Not only has the definition of "old" evolved, but the aims of medical care for the elderly have progressed far beyond survival to maximizing functional and cognitive status, improving quality of life, and preserving productivity.

Provided by: RAND Topic: Software Date Added: Oct 2001 Format: PDF

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