HuffPo: Four Major Developments that Should Make Life Better for Seniors

Shelley Lyford blogs in The Huffington Post about the four important developments that will help make successful aging a reality for all Americans

December 20, 2016 | Shelley Lyford

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Successful Aging in 2016: Four Major Developments that Should Make Life Better for Seniors

Our mission at West Health is to enable seniors to successfully age in place, with access to high-quality, affordable health and support services that preserve and protect their dignity, quality of life and independence.

This is a daunting but worthwhile mission because too many in our growing senior population are forced to choose among basic human needs such as food, medicine and housing, and have difficulty navigating a complex healthcare system that is simply not structured to meet their needs. America’s seniors deserve our help.

The good news is that in 2016, successful aging took on greater urgency and prominence on the national agenda as a rapidly growing senior population began to touch every aspect of life and culture from healthcare to the economy to the communities in which we live.

Please click here to read Shelley’s full blog in The Huffington Post.