Study Results: Aging-In-Place
Study Results: Home-Based Care Combined with Modest Renovations Reduces Disability, Promotes Aging-In-Place
A study published in the September 2016 edition of Health Affairs demonstrated the benefit of the innovative CAPABLE program (Community Aging in Place, Advancing Better Living for Elders) headed by Sarah Szanton, Associate Nursing Professor at Johns Hopkins University.
Study highlights and key findings:
The program uses an inter-disciplinary team consisting of an Occupational Therapist, a Registered Nurse, and a renovation contractor.
Interventions were relatively modest: