Tuesday Check Up: Reducing Re-admissions

Thousands of seniors who suffer heart related ailments will soon be able to rehabilitate at home, once they're discharged from hospitals.

A program constructed by the Greater Akron-Canton Area Agency on Aging and 10 hospitals throughout the region recently scored a federal contract for a pilot project that will help once the patient, becomes an outpatient.

For specifics on the project, which is only set for seven cities nationwide, and with how it benefits the community and hospitals, ideastream's Rick Jackson talked with Matt Reed of the Agency on Aging.

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