Anxiety may be overlooked in older adults, experts say
Mar 13, 2023
Older adults may be getting short-changed when it comes to treatment for anxiety. That’s according to a recent editorial in JAMA Psychiatry.
Palliative care falling short in addressing patients’ psychological distress, study finds
Feb 28, 2023
While palliative care may be effective in managing the physical symptoms of seriously ill patients, it doesn’t effectively address the psychological pain those patients endure.
Texas partnership expands in-home healthcare, behavioral health to at-risk patients
Dec 19, 2022
A new partnership in Texas will expand in-home healthcare services including behavioral health, to high-risk patients.
Fear of COVID taking psychological toll on older adults
Nov 29, 2022
Fear of COVID-19 is demonstrably worsening mental health for older adults and ethnic minorities, among others. That finding comes from a recent study
Anxiety may lead to worsening cognitive function in seniors, doctors find
Nov 03, 2022
A new study has linked a range of anxiety disorders in seniors to declines in cognitive function.
Study finds caregivers are underdiagnosing anxiety, depression
Jul 08, 2022
A new study finds family caregivers may not be adequately assessing patients’ psychological symptoms related to depression and anxiety.
Study: Addressing social determinants of health in management of blood pressure improves outcomes for...
Apr 20, 2021
A study about the ways to improve hypertension and diabetes among isolated patients in Kenya has very practical applications in the United States, the study’s author told McKnight’s Home Care Daily.
With pandemic easing up, it’s time for home care providers to practice self-care, doctor offers
Apr 12, 2021
As the pandemic wanes, home care providers and their patients can practice self-care to recover from the emotional toll the public health emergency has taken
CMS’ Primary Care First model could benefit home care providers, doctor says
Apr 09, 2021
Home care and home health care workers could play a greater role in their patients’ care if more physicians sign up for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid’s (CMS) Primary Care First (PCF) model,...
Addressing the social needs of seniors during COVID-19
Mar 23, 2021
Although social distancing has shown to slow the spread of COVID-19, the pandemic has truly opened the eyes of people throughout the U.S. to the negative impact that being separated from family and friends...