TOLEDO, Ohio, (September 8, 2020)—Ohio Living announced that Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice (Greater Toledo) and Good Shepherd Home (Fostoria) have joined forces as Partners in Care. Effective Sept. 1, 2020, this strategic partnership brings Ohio Living's hospice services to the residents and patients of Good Shepherd Home through a valuable collaboration that advances the missions of both organizations.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (September 8, 2020)—CorLife LLC, a provider of durable medical equipment, supplies and home health care services to workers’ compensation carriers nationwide, was recognized on Inc. Magazine’s “Inc. 5000” list for the second year in a row. CorLife rose to No. 277 with three-year revenue growth of 1,615.23% 

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (September 8, 2020)—The Numotion Foundation announced the establishment of the Numotion Foundation Scholarship Fund in partnership with United Negro College Fund (UNCF). The scholarship fund, developed with the guidance of UNCF will be primarily used to provide tuition and housing assistance for African American students living with mobility-related disabilities while in the process of obtaining a four-year degree at a qualifying institution.
 

WASHINGTON , D.C. (September 3, 2020)—Under the leadership of President Trump, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched Care Compare, a streamlined redesign of eight existing CMS healthcare compare tools available on Medicare.gov. Care Compare provides a single user-friendly interface that patients and caregivers can use to make informed decisions about healthcare based on cost, quality of care, volume of services, and other data.

NEW YORK (September 3, 2020)—Aetna, a CVS Health company, and Landmark Health and its affiliated medical groups (Landmark) announced today a new relationship to bring physician-led services into the homes of Aetna’s Individual Medicare Advantage members living in New York with chronic health conditions. Service areas will be focused in the New York City boroughs and Long Island and further extend to Albany, Rochester, and Buffalo.

LEBANON, Tenn., (September 3, 2020)—When it comes to understanding the needs of end users, and providing products and technology that meet those needs, Permobil continues to lead the way. Six products were recently recognize by Mobility Management: the new Explorer Mini, expanded MyPermobil app, SmartDrive power assist with the PushTracker E2 and SwitchControl, and the F5 Corpus VS.
 

MISSISSAUGA, On (September 3, 2020)—PointClickCare, a cloud-based software platform for the senior care market, in partnership with ASCP, a membership association that represents pharmacists, health care professionals, and students serving the unique medication needs of older adults, announced a new tool to help screen patients who may be experiencing Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., (September 3, 2020)—Carewell, an advocate for caregivers and online supplier of home health products, closed over $5 million in seed funding from global venture firm e.ventures; seed stage specialist NextView Ventures; and early-stage investor Primetime Partners, which was founded by Alan Patricof and Abby Levy to invest in companies that can transform the quality of living for older adults.

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. (September 3, 2020)—Casamba, a provider of electronic medical record (EMR) solutions for contract therapy providers, skilled nursing facilities, home health and hospice agencies, and outpatient therapy, announced an exclusive partnership with Accelerated Care Plus (ACP), a provider of specialized rehabilitation technologies and evidence-based clinical solutions for post-acute providers.

LOS ANGELES, (September 1, 2020)—The City of Los Angeles Department of Aging and Element3 Health jointly announced the launch of the End Loneliness Initiative, a collaboration aimed at curtailing the rise of social isolation and loneliness in older adults that is growing in the face of ongoing "shelter in place" measures. Loneliness and isolation had been a significant factor in older adults' health before COVID-19 and has been exacerbated by the ongoing crisis.