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West Health’s Shelley Lyford Appointed to California’s Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee

SAN DIEGO – Aug. 15, 2019 –  Shelley Lyford, president and CEO of nonprofit, nonpartisan West Health and a commissioner on the California Commission on Aging, has been appointed to California’s Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee, a group of civic leaders that will help guide how California addresses the health and human services and… Read more »

30‐Day Emergency Department Revisit Rates among Older Adults with Documented Dementia

August 12, 2019 Tyler Kent BS, Adriane Lesser MS, Juhi Israni MS, Ula Hwang MD, MPH, Christopher Carpenter MD, MS, Kelly J. Ko PhD https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.16114 Abstract presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting; May 15‐18, 2018; Indianapolis, IN. Abstract OBJECTIVES Published literature on national emergency department (ED) revisit rates among older adults… Read more »

Bringing Telehealth to Senior Living Communities: A Free Training and Implementation Workshop for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Professionals

The West Health Institute, a non-profit dedicated to lowering healthcare costs to enable seniors to successfully age in place with access to high-quality, affordable health and support services, is hosting a free, interactive workshop that will provide administrators and professionals an opportunity to learn about best practices in bringing telehealth to post-acute and long-term communities… Read more »