‘For Many Providers, It’s Welcome News’: Breaking Down the White House Vaccine Mandate

After President Joe Biden announced Thursday a new, six-pronged approach to his administration’s COVID-19 strategy that requires most home health workers to be vaccinated against the virus, many questions and concerns remain. More clarity is likely to come to light as specific agencies deal with the next steps following the mandate’s release, like the Department […]

‘Mass Exodus’ of Nursing Home Staff Likely to Impact Home Health Providers

The Biden administration announced last week that all nursing home staff must be vaccinated against COVID-19, or operators would risk losing Medicare or Medicaid funding. That prompted concern among nursing home stakeholders and rumors that home health providers’ staff may not be far behind. Since the announcement, survey data is beginning to prove why vaccinating […]

Home Care Agencies Mobilize for Post-Holiday Referral Rush

The holidays and weeks that follow are one of the busiest times of year for home care providers, as referrals surge. Whether the rush brings in business or results in missed opportunities depends on how agencies prepare. ”The first thing is to simply understand that this trend is there,” Peter Droubay, director of recruiting at […]

Third-Party Referral Sites Help Boost Early-Stage Home Care Agencies

Third-party referral sites are simple marketing tools that can generate leads for home care agencies, but some agencies say that these third-party sites are best for early-stage companies and can become too expensive in the long run. Referral sites like Caring.com, Aging Care, Home Advisor, Care In Homes and A Place for Mom have continued to capitalize on […]

Movers & Shakers: Senior Helpers Add Exec, Caring.com Names New CEO

Bayada Home Health Care Names Jennifer Scoggins the New Director of its Bennington Office Bayada Home Health Care named Jennifer Scoggins, who has been working with the company as a physical therapist since 2014, the new director of its Bennington, Vermont office, according to an report from the Bennington Banner. Bayada is a provider of […]

Movers & Shakers: Caring.com Names New CFO

Caring.com Names New CFO Recently acquired senior care referral service Caring.com has found a new chief financial officer. San Mateo, California-based Caring.com—acquired in May by private equity group Caring Holdings, LLC—has chosen technology and finance veteran Lia Burke as its next CFO. Among the reasons for the hiring, Burke was chosen because of her experience […]

Caring.com Acquired Following FTC Agreement

San Mateo, California-based Caring.com has been acquired by newly formed private equity group Caring Holdings, LLC, the referral service announced Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Caring.com is an internet-based online resource and referral service for customers looking information about care options. On a big-picture level, the move will protect competition among leading […]

10 Most Affordable States for Seniors

Oklahoma has been deemed the most affordable state in the nation for seniors, in a new ranking that looked at both the costs and accessibility of care and services. The Sooner State ranked third overall for the average cost of senior care in the list from Caring.com, a web platform that connects consumers with senior […]

Utah Seniors Reside in Top-Ranked State for Aging

Seniors that reside in Utah may relish in the fact that the state is considered the best state to age in, according to Caring.com’s “2017 Best and Worst States to Grow Old” report. The website ranks states according to various factors, including senior living community reviews, nursing home costs and elderly well-being assessments, according to the […]