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House Calls Could Improve Care of Elderly

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The elderly population in America is set to double over the next fifty years.  There will be 98 million elderly people - those 65 or older- by 2060, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.  This aging population is going to bring new healthcare challenges and states seeing the biggest increases
--Alaska, Colorado, Nevada, Georgia and Arizona--are looking for innovations to help address the coming grey tide. Arizona is finding house calls could be one way to improve patient well being, as well as decreasing costs

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