​Frail Seniors Want To Live At Home. But Is it More Dangerous?

July 16, 2014

An article on a June study by several institutions, including Brown, that found that seniors receiving care at home face both preventable and non-preventable hospitalizations at significantly higher rates than nursing home residents. These elders were at greater risk of hospitalization for potentially preventable conditions, including congestive heart failure, pneumonia, dehydration, and urinary tract infections.