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#WHCOA: Take Your Thoughts To The Top

Whether you are simply just aging yourself or are a frontline member of the aging care community, it’s important that we take every opportunity we can and share our stories, insights and concerns with those who can make a difference. And the annual White House Conference on Aging provides the[…]

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Caregiving in the U.S. 2015: A New Report and Insights into Family Caregivers

A new joint research study conducted by the National Alliance for Caregiving and the AARP Public Policy Institute, Caregiving in the U.S. 2015, released on June 4, highlights the challenges unpaid family caregivers and their loved ones face, and the caregiving solutions needed. Not only does this study build on[…]

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End-of-Life Care: Necessary Discussions Often Avoided

As we age, perhaps the greatest single discussion we can have with our grown children is what we want done—or not done—to us, for us, and on behalf of us, as we approach our last decades, and the possibility of needing assistance, and the inevitability of our passing. End-of-life care[…]

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Senior-Care-To-Go May Not Be the Way To Go

Last year, a Forbes tech blog proposed that the senior care market may become the next billion dollar technology opportunity, with at-home elder care services the largest segment of a market expected to reach $319 billion in the United States by 2016.  Many of these technologies, such as advanced home[…]

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Payment, Reimbursement and Quality Lead the Home Care Trends Illuminated at the Northeast Home Health Leadership Summit

Each year, for the past 13 years, home health agency leaders gather in Boston for three days at the Northeast Home Health Leadership Summit. Aren’t we glad this summit was last week and not this week as Boston braces for the blizzard of 2015? Traditionally at this leadership conference, speakers[…]

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