The increasingly important yet challenging role of family caregivers
Nov 30, 2023
As the United States population continues to get older — with adults 65 and over projected to account for 21% of the population by 2030 — the healthcare system must reassess how long-term care is delivered...
RPM as a tool to empower the aging living with diabetes
Gary Rothenberg, DPM
Nov 21, 2023
Living with diabetes is difficult for people in any stage of life, but it can get even tougher as patients get older and start to face the additional challenges brought on by aging. Poorly controlled diabetes...
Setting your home care recruitment apart in a sea of sameness
Adam Andrew Chambers
Nov 09, 2023
The home care recruitment landscape is a complex and ever-changing one. With the aging population and the growing demand for your services, the need for qualified caregivers is greater than ever before....
The modern-day house call: Demystifying telehealth for seniors
Nov 02, 2023
Telehealth adoption has experienced remarkable growth in recent years, most notably among seniors. Older adults have found themselves increasingly drawn to virtual care’s convenience. In fact, the majority...
Home care providers can help to mitigate Medicaid unwinding’s effects on patients
Oct 12, 2023
Medicaid’s expenditures may be decreasing, but those in the home care industry are stopping short of celebrating the recently documented cost savings. Since March of this year, state governments have...
Coming to terms with falls: Smarter use of OASIS tool can lead to better outcomes
Oct 05, 2023
With better education, clinicians can understand the need to assess fall risks and develop a plan that would clearly provide the degree of care and preparation needed to reduce any risk.
Nonemergency medical transport: Enhancing senior independence during interstate travel
Sep 28, 2023
As our society ages, the importance of ensuring the well-being and independence of seniors becomes increasingly apparent. One aspect of senior care that deserves attention is nonemergency medical transport...
These medications should work, right? Well, it’s personal
Sep 19, 2023
Personalized medicine identifies how individual patients might react to certain medications based on their unique genetic makeup and drug routine. This approach guides pharmacists and prescribers in optimizing...
Only 3 things matter when hiring in home care
Aug 10, 2023
Hiring caregivers can be stressful and frustrating … and time-consuming! But it takes time for a reason. It’s one of the most important things that you do for your home care business.
Take action to prevent home care workplace violence
Rhonda DeMeno, RN
Jul 11, 2023
Workplace violence is a recognized risk in the healthcare industry. Healthcare workers are at an increased risk of workplace violence, with nearly 75% of nonfatal workplace assaults occurring in the healthcare...