The Unprepared Caregiver.

  title={The Unprepared Caregiver.},
  author={Marilyn Moon},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  volume={57 1},
Years of studying health care financing and delivery does not prepare you for the actuality of dealing with a serious health event. The practical challenges of our extremely fragmented and complex health care system make it difficult to navigate this world-even when someone is there to help the patient. And, being a caregiver is a far cry from being a health care analyst. There are many lessons to be learned for improving our system: the need for skilled co-ordination support, the need for… CONTINUE READING