Category \ Home Care


Like many people in the field of home healthcare, Peter Ross had a personal experience that piqued his interest and moved him into the industry. He shared his story during a recent episode of the Help Choose Home podcast. Formerly … Keep Reading
While there is much uncertainty in the world today, one thing we can count on: we are all getting older. Aging brings about change, but aging doesn’t have to bring about a loss of independence as you evaluate your adult … Keep Reading
Twenty-five years ago, when Allen Hager, executive chairman of Risemark and founder of Right at Home, first got into home care, 8% of the United States GDP was spent on healthcare. Today, it’s nearly 18% and expected to hit 20% … Keep Reading
It’s no secret that research drives innovation and change. While the home healthcare industry has been somewhat lacking in having solid, grounded research, Jennifer Schiller, Director of Policy, Communications and Research, and others at the Alliance for Home Health Quality … Keep Reading
Home health, home care, and hospice jobs are rewarding because caregivers report feeling togetherness, a reciprocal bond, spiritual and personal growth and professional accomplishment. Caregiving can also be demanding for families caring for a loved one and agency caregivers who … Keep Reading
Educating referral sources and payers on the benefits of home healthcare is an ongoing task. While there is broad awareness about home health generally, the industry is constantly evolving to meet the needs of clients, utilizing new technologies and techniques … Keep Reading
A clinician documents a skilled assessment at the beginning of a shift, but things can change dramatically over the next eight, 10 or 12 hours. Some changes might include the place that care is being provided (school, home, traveling to … Keep Reading
As noted by my colleague Sonya Sobush recently, America’s growing population of older Americans (from 15 percent of the total population today to 20 percent by 2030) amplifies the need for increased variety in medical care options. As leaders both … Keep Reading
America’s growing population of older Americans (from 15 percent of the total population today to 20 percent by 2030) amplifies the need for increased variety in medical care options. As leaders both inside and outside the medical community work to … Keep Reading
    The Home Care Association of America reported that more than 8,000 people have turned 65 every day since 2011, and the anticipated population growth of seniors will be at nearly 72 million by 2025.  Although generally healthier than seniors a … Keep Reading
Home health aides and personal care aides account for some of the highest levels of turnover in the home-based care industry. They also account for some of the highest areas of growth in the job market. In a recent webinar, … Keep Reading
“I continue to hear from people that had they known about home care, they would have made different choices.” –Merrily Orsini, president and CEO of corecubed Most consumers may not become aware of care services available in the home and … Keep Reading

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