Bringing Food To Low-Income Seniors, Disabled People Helps Cut Costly Emergency Visits
As health care costs continue to skyrocket, people have begun looking at other factors that can contribute to people's overall wellbeing. By catching problems before they escalate, services such a food deliveries can curb expensive trips to the ER.
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Bringing Meals To People With Food Insecurity May Deliver Savings To The Healthcare System
Imagine you are the tightfisted potentate of a small republic, plotting the least expensive way to care for subjects in fragile health who depend on your beneficence. You could watch while your subjects who are elderly or disabled (or both) scramble to find and pay for healthy meals. And you could open your checkbook each time one of these subjects lapses into a health crisis that calls for a trip to a hospital's emergency department in an ambulance. But you might just try feeding these needy subjects instead. (Healy, 4/2)