Interacting with a wide range of people — especially acquaintances and non-family members such as caregivers who work for home care agencies — can help keep seniors more active and healthier longer, according to a new study from the University of Texas at Austin. 

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February 13, 2019

The Truth About Home Care
Many people don’t understand what home care is. Those who do often have a lot of misconceptions. Let’s put some of those misconceptions and myths to rest.

1) Home Care is Expensive

Many families are intimidated by the cost of home care.  Yes hom...

January 23, 2019

Home Health vs. Home Care

What's the difference?

Home Health Care

Home health care is clinical medical care provided by an registered nurse, occupational therapist, physical therapist or other skilled medical professionals, and is often prescribed as part of a care plan f...

January 4, 2019

Why do You Want to Be a Caregiver? 

  • You enjoy working with people and most enjoy jobs where you have one-on-one interaction with others.

  • You enjoyed taking care of elder family members and would like to help others in this way.

  • You like older adults and fe...

Poor Communication Between Home Health, Doctors Leaves Patients ‘Lost in the Wilderness’

By Robert Holly | June 20, 2018

Despite ongoing efforts to provide seamless transitions of care, patients’ journeys from hospital to home still remain full of gaps. Persistent, syste...

June 1, 2018

AARP’s New Innovation Focus Could Bolster Aging-In-Place

By Tim Mullaney | May 31, 2018

With a new leader helming its Enterprise Innovation division, AARP is making moves to a be a bigger player in this arena, including by creating new products through in-house “startups...

May 1, 2018

Home care providers are increasingly turning away from traditional marketing and ad services to find new clients and generate revenue.  In 2017, providers favored Internet marketing that leveraged search engine optimization (SEO), or ways for consumers to best find car...

April 12, 2018

Non-skilled in-home care services will be allowed as a supplemental benefit for Medicare Advantage (MA) plans in 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)announced in a final rule issued Monday.

The benefit marks the first time CMS has allowed supplementa...

Private duty and home health care providers have weighed in on a recent proposal to include non-skilled in-home supports in Medicare Advantage plans in 2019, with some providers calling it a “precursor” to expanding home care services to all Medicare patients.

The...

March 1, 2018

Oklahoma has been deemed the most affordable state in the nation for seniors, in a new ranking that looked at both the costs and accessibility of care and services.

The Sooner State ranked third overall for the average cost of senior care in the list from Caring.com, a...

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