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...
Hefty grant helps Ohio agency address health equity
Jun 26, 2023
The MolinaCares Accord gave a grant of $1.5 million to The Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging (COAAA) on Tuesday to help fund a new Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Program.
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.
New SDOH initiatives deliver more than food for thought
Jan 06, 2023
If you needed more proof that social determinants of health (SDOH) — those factors that influence our health outcomes — are driving healthcare policy and strategy, you received it this week. Two major...
How to bring primary care to the homebound
Oct 18, 2022
The increasing number of homebound Americans and growing realization that patients do better in their homes are combining with technological advances to drive a shift toward primary care in the home.
Who’s driving MA plans? Consumers
Oct 07, 2022
What’s next? Manicures and pedicures? In yet another reminder that this is not your grandmother’s insurance plan, take a look at Medicare Advantage (MA) plan offerings for 2023.
Aetna Medicaid’s Edie Calamia: Seniors want care on their terms
Jul 07, 2022
In this McKnight’s Newsmakers podcast, Edie Calamia, M.D., talks about moving health home and the role social determinants of health will play.
It’s basic: Take care of people and they’ll have better health outcomes
May 27, 2022
In the world of clinical research, it seems like there are a lot of what I’ll call “no duh” findings.
McKnight’s Newsmakers podcast: Joel Theisen, CEO, Lifespark
May 26, 2022
Nutrition, transportation and social engagement are equally important. Lifespark CEO Joel Theisen talks to McKnight’s Home Care Daily Pulse about the importance of addressing social determinants...
Study: Social determinants of health factor into home care transitions
May 25, 2022
New research suggests that patients transitioning from hospitals and skilled care to home care settings often have different experiences, with social determinants of health and racial disparities potentially...