CHICAGO (August 28, 2017)—The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) announces its first ever stand-alone annual conference, focusing on the issues and challenges that face healthcare...
The Silver Tsunami and Technology
Connectivity in the home drives a dynamic circle of care
PORT ORANGE, Fla. (July 24, 2017)—Home Because is pleased to announce the launch of its new website, connecting online consumers and caregivers with local providers. “We realized how many...
Safety Roundup for Caregivers and Their Patients
Assess these four areas to help ensure a safer work environment and quality patient care
Boot Camp Helps Alzheimer’s, Dementia Caregivers Take Care of Themselves, Too Doctors and researchers increasingly recognize that caring for people with dementia compromises the physical and mental...
Forget The Stereotypes; Study Finds Men Increasingly Are Caregivers The report estimated that 40 percent of family caregivers are men, up from 34 percent eight years ago. The men are slightly younger...
Home Assessments: Beyond Equipment Needs
How to perform a CAPS Assessment on a client's home
NEW YORK (April 3, 2017)—1 (800) HOMECARE and 1 (800) HOSPICE today announced the release of a caregiver marketplace, called AideFinder, set to redefine how patients and providers find and connect...
AABENRAA, Denmark (March 6, 2017)—An intelligent diaper for everyday use, which alerts the care staff when the diaper needs changing, is being introduced for the first time. It is Danish...
Why over one-third of elderly nonfatal falls first occur in the bathroom—and what can be done.
The race to help family caregivers
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (October 6, 2016)—CareLinx, an online caregiver marketplace, today announced it is partnering with CareAcademy.com, an online learning service for in-home caregivers, to provide...
DALLAS and FORT WORTH (October 4, 2016) Honor, a company that provides quality homecare for older adults, announced it is launching its Dallas-Fort Worth service and inviting residents to learn...
Adult Children Dread Discussing Senior Living with Aging Parents The most-dreaded topic of discussion that adult children have regarding their aging parents involves the older adults' perceived need...
NEW YORK (September 7, 2016)—Alliance Homecare, a concierge home health care provider serving individuals and families in New York City, Long Island, Westchester and the Lower Hudson Valley,...
Improving Employee Relationships
One way is to understand who caregivers are and how they prefer to be appreciated by their employers
Big Financial Costs are Part of Alzheimer’s Toll on Families First, Alzheimer's takes a person's memory. Then it takes their family's money. (Jon Hamilton/NPR Shots) Providers Face ‘Giant...