Riverside and Bay Aging Earn 2013 Virginia Healthcare Innovators Award
Eastern Virginia Care Transitions Partnership program helps transitions to home reduced re-hospitalizations and will now expand across the region. Riverside Health System and Bay Aging earned The Patient Care 2013 Virginia Healthcare Innovators Award for their work in coaching patients through their transition from a hospital stay to home. The program – a pilot that will now be available to thousands of additional patients across Eastern Virginia – reduced the number of Medicare patients with chronic illnesses who were readmitted to the hospital after discharge.
Jun, 3, 2013
Riverside’s Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health Earns Commonwealth Council on Aging Best Practices Award
Four years after launching the “Caring For You, Caring For Me” program in Williamsburg and providing support to Virginians caring for older adults, Riverside Health System’s Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health (CEALH) received statewide recognition for the impact it has made on hundreds of program graduates and thousands of families across the Commonwealth.
May, 20, 2013
Tips For Keeping the Caregivers of Older Adults Healthy in the Winter Months
It’s winter. Colder. Darker. And despite the excitement of the holiday season most families just celebrated, for older adults and their caregivers, all of these factors can easily result in “caregivers and care providers feeling more isolated from friends and activities they enjoy,” said Christine J. Jensen.
Jan, 1, 2013