Less than a year after convening their National Workforce Action Alliance to get to the bottom of the labor shortage, the nation’s two major home care organizations this week released a report offering...
Taking action to address pressing home care challenges
Mar 30, 2023
A scarcity of home care workers since the pandemic plus historically low wages equals a serious problem. Not only are home care agencies struggling to fill their employee rosters, they’re facing an aging...
Home care Advocacy Day offers opportunity to tell your story
Mar 24, 2023
Want to give your legislator a piece of your mind? You’ll have your chance next week, when the National Association for Home Care & Hospice holds its Advocacy Day in Washington, DC.
The purpose-driven workforce
Mar 23, 2023
If you want to know your employees’ commitment to their jobs, don’t ask them if their salaries are fair, ask them about purpose and connection. Purpose in their work predicts whether your employees...
The importance of dignified reading as we age
Mar 21, 2023
Books and reading are integral to wellness and a lifeline to people who are living in long-term care
Workforce: Still the toughest nut to crack
Mar 17, 2023
If anyone has the answer to the home care workforce shortage, they should be in line to win $64,000 (much more due to inflation) because that, my friends, continues to be the big question.
Deciphering early-onset dementia for caregivers
Mar 14, 2023
The publicity surrounding actor Bruce Willis and his diagnosis of dementia have put this progressive disease back into the limelight.
Don’t waste HCBS 2.0
Mar 10, 2023
The best things come to those who wait. That old Heinz ketchup slogan may be an apt description for the recent re-introductions of legislation and funding for home- and community-based services.
Who is caring for the caregiver?
Mar 07, 2023
It’s crucial to remember that in order to be an effective caregiver, you need to take care of yourself as well. In fact, you’re going to be better equipped to take on challenges and maintain a...
Private equity makes its move on home care
Mar 03, 2023
Look out, home care. Private equity has its eyes on you. That was one of the messages of a recent report by the Private Equity Stakeholder Project, a nonprofit watchdog group.