Eric C. Rackow, M.D., SeniorBridge President and CEO, part of national panel of experts discussing “The Future of Living…Independently”
(NEW YORK CITY) September 29, 2008
- Eric C. Rackow, M.D., President and CEO of SeniorBridge, a specialized organization that serves seniors and their families by managing chronic health care in the home and other settings, participated in The Future of Living…Independently Conference. The conference will provide recommendations to improve independent living for seniors.
The conference, hosted by the International Longevity Center-USA, features an expert panel convened and led by Dr. Robert Butler, President and CEO, of the International Longevity Center-USA. It includes representatives from a variety of disciplines including public health, geriatric medicine, heath policy, and social services. This conference is a two-part series that envisions a future in which older people are able to maintain and enhance their quality of life while living independently to older ages. It will discuss topics such as what the next generation of older adults wants and needs, where future innovation will take us, and what independent living in 2030 may look like.
SeniorBridge, founded in 2000 and with offices throughout the United States, is a provider of care at home for clients who have complex chronic health conditions. The company’s unique Integrated Practice Model addresses the total well-being of clients and their families through a comprehensive program that includes assessment, planning, service coordination, advocacy and direct care by a multidisciplinary team led by a professional geriatric care manager.
The full range of services is personalized according to the level of need and preference. The SeniorBridge program is especially beneficial for patients with complex problems, including chronic medical illnesses such as congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and memory disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease; patients who require close oversight and management of care.
SeniorBridge is a knowledge-based professional organization that benefits from the support of its advisory board of internationally known experts on geriatric issues.
SeniorBridge offers services throughout the country and has its corporate headquarters at 845 Third Avenue, New York NY 10022. For further information visit www.seniorbridge.com.