NEW YORK (February 28, 2019)—Medically high-risk patients and communication breakdowns between providers contribute to the difficulty of medication management for older adults receiving home health care, finds a study led by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. The findings are published in the journal Medical Care Research and Review.

App allows for management and integration of caregiving team.

LEXINGTON, Mass. (February 14, 2018)—When Logan Wells, then a high school sophomore, watched his parents and aunt care for his grandmother after a dementia diagnosis, he felt helpless. But observing the process gave him an idea for one way he could make improvements: communication. With multiple people including family members and professional caregivers or nursing staff caring for a single individual, the burden remained on one person to coordinate care and communicate amongst the team.