Additional flexibility is good for their clients as well.
There's yet another reason why home care agencies are now taking the lead in public health, and that has to do with the unique
Karen believes everything happens for a reason. In this case, she was being given an opportunity to put her hospice training
In 2014, VNAA teamed with researchers at George Washington University to publish an article in Home Health Care Management
Solving Challenges, Big and Small It takes creative problem-solving, a comprehensive look at healthcare, and wide-ranging
The vast majority of older Americans, 90 percent of them, want to age at home. Many have lived in their homes for decades
This benchmark reflects both the valuable benefits of hospice care, and also the progress our city and our nation are making in helping to advance quality of life at the end of life for all of our residents and their families.
Who is this population? What are their economic realities? And will the supply of these workers meet growing demand as millions of Americans grow older in the decades that follow?
This is exciting news for those of us in the home care industry who believe that expanding the skill sets of our nation's
These programs, which are affiliated with VNSNY's Community Mental Health Services division, demonstrate that when it comes to building healthy communities and supporting the well-being of patients like Jean, physical and mental health can't be separated.
Welcome to 21st century America -- where we have longer lives than ever before, and more hopes for healthy aging. We are, happily, the beneficiaries of breakthroughs that have given us life spans that not long ago would have been the stuff of science fiction. But we also face serious challenges.
When an elderly parent needs assistance, it will probably be obvious to everyone in the family except the parent. Independent
This National Nurses Week, as we recognize the many wonderful ways that nurses make a difference in our lives every day, let's not forget those excellent listeners and reassuring voices who are standing by on the other end of the phone.
When you hire someone to take care of your loved ones, it's important to know a few things about the agency and caregiver you choose. So you'll want to ask these key questions when you're choosing anyone to provide in-home care. You want to know who is coming into your home and that you are getting quality care.
While there is still much to learn, the active research now underway in the home health care field means that we will only get better at delivering targeted, cost-effective home care in the future.
This victory for homecare workers was the result of a long-fought, uphill battle for dignity and respect by a workforce comprised
This is the need - and the incredible market opportunity - for technology. Done right, technology could prolong independence for those with Alzheimer's disease, boost workforce productivity by helping their caregivers, and take part in building age-friendly cities, all while increasing revenues for tech companies and innovators.