Peer-to-Peer: New COO of Caring Senior Service to leverage technology in new role
Jan 18, 2023
If anyone knows how to grow nonmedical home care companies, it is Jeff Bevis.
Public, private partnerships key to New York state master plan for aging
Jan 10, 2023
New York state took its first step in drawing up a master plan for aging Monday as more than two dozen members of a stakeholder advisory committee set to work devising the plan
Good nutrition for older adults
Jan 09, 2023
Eat your fruits and vegetables. Consumer adequate protein. We all know the importance of good nutrition — but it’s even more essential with homebound seniors.
$500K grant funds new home care service in Southwest Michigan
Jan 06, 2023
Older adults in Southwest Michigan will have access to in-home medical, behavioral and social care through a new service offered by Michigan’s Region IV Area Agency on Aging.
NAHC: New Senate health committee chair Sanders could be boon to home care
Jan 04, 2023
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) could prove to be a strong ally to the home care industry as he takes over the chairmanship of the Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee next month,...
Add technology to your holiday caregiving strategy
Dec 22, 2022
Caregivers of all stripes are facing unprecedented stress, and technology offers solutions that can not only help alleviate their burden, but also raise the spirits of seniors this season. But technology’s...
CMS proposed rule targets misleading MA marketing, behavioral health improvements
Dec 16, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this week proposed a rule that would protect seniors from misleading marketing related to Medicare Advantage (MA) coverage and bolster behavioral health under...
Spiking COVID-19, flu hospitalizations raise risks for seniors, CDC says
Dec 13, 2022
Seniors and caregivers beware: Hospital admissions for both COVID-19 and influenza are on the rise across the U.S., with the biggest spikes among people over the age of 65.
Unmet social needs linked to mental illness in seniors, study finds
Dec 12, 2022
A new study links mental illness in older adults to unmet social needs, including inadequate housing and food insecurity.
COVID-19 vaccine’s effectiveness diminishes with age, researchers find
Dec 01, 2022
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine diminishes in effectiveness as patients get older, according to a new study by researchers at UT Southwestern in Dallas.