There is a lot of muscle behind the Build Back Better legislative package, including one organization whose sheer existence likely gives home care agency owners some indigestion.
Reduce risk of falls and injuries at home with safe alternatives to everyday tasks
Oct 19, 2021
While physical factors such as weak lower body strength, problems with balance and Vitamin D deficiency contribute to the risk of falling, offering seniors safe alternatives to everyday tasks can help...
Perfect storm: Home care vaccine hesitancy and a workforce shortage
Oct 15, 2021
New York has been the proverbial canary in the coal mine when it comes to two big home care issues: vaccination mandates and the home care workforce crisis.
The $8.3B ‘avoidable ED visit’ disease has a cure: Choose Home
Oct 14, 2021
The Choose Home Care Act offers a rare win-win-win at the perfect time.
Nurturing our nurses: How fostering the right culture begets the best care
Oct 12, 2021
To ensure we’re not only fostering, but truly living and breathing a people-first ethos, we developed the VITAS Difference — a program that demonstrates and celebrates how each and every team member...
Providers, welcome home!
Oct 07, 2021
McKnight’s Home Care found its home in the literal and figurative sense of the word this week with the unveiling of its new website.
With Flex for Checks, home care agencies lead the way in COVID-19 vaccination fight
Oct 05, 2021
I am very pleased to report that as of Sept. 30 the Flex for Checks program has experienced a very successful initial launch, with more than 1,400 home care and home health agencies currently participating....
With ADA now 30, time is ripe for passage of Better Care Better Jobs Act
Oct 01, 2021
For those who work in home care, the documentary “Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution” should be required viewing.
Here’s how COVID-19 affected U.S. online searches, trends and behavior in the senior care industry
Sep 28, 2021
The data shows that users were looking more for home care services versus assisted living facilities and nursing homes, potentially due to concern about COVID-19. Research also shows that consumers are...
A new sheriff in town, to home care’s dismay
Sep 24, 2021
In terms of pay and employment issues, the current president has not exactly been a friend of the program.