August 7, 2019

With the rapidly aging population in the U.S., the need for dementia care isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. The specialty remains ripe with opportunity for in-home care providers, industry experts say.

In fact, the boom in specialized dementia care is a big reason why...

Seniors are living longer than ever before — and that often comes with a higher price tag for which many people are unprepared. 

Home care remains among the least expensive and most preferred option for the older population. Still, a growing number of seniors are strugg...

A new law designed to help fund long-term care services could mean big business for home care providers down the road.

On May 13, Washington Governor Jay Inslee officially signed the Long-Term Care Trust Act into law. The groundbreaking tax could be the first of several...

An initiative by Humana (NYSE: HUM) that addresses social determinants of health posted positive results in five of seven target communities in 2018. On average, Humana Medicare Advantage (MA) members in participating communities saw a 2.7% reduction in “unhealthy days...

April 5, 2019

Medicare Advantage Plans May Provide Additional Supplemental Benefits in 2020

On April 27, 2018, the Medicare Drug and Health Plan Contract Administration Group of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a memo to Medicare Advantage (MA) Plans about...

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...

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