Hospitals and Home Health Agencies Have Increasingly Common Investors

Home health care providers and hospitals are increasingly sharing a common investor—and the trend is raising questions about competition, care coordination and anti-trust regulations, according to a recent paper by Harvard University researchers. The percentage of acute care hospitals having common investor ties to post-acute or hospice sectors increased from 24.6% in 2005 to 48.9% in […]

Harvard Report: Home Care to Surge as Population Ages

Within the next decade, the number of Americans 65 and older is going to surge. But as this happens, the demand for housing to accommodate those who wish to age in place will also increase drastically. By 2035, more than one in five people in the country will be 65 or older, according to a […]

Households with Seniors Predicted to Increase 40%

The adult aging population, as well as the retirement-age population, is predicted to have a large impact on the housing market—and home health demand—in the coming years. The number of households with residents age 70 and older is predicted to increase by over 8 million, or 40%, according to The State of The Nation’s Housing report 2016, by […]