[Updated] Health Care-Focused PE Firm RiverGlade Capital Acquires Home Helpers

Home care M&A experts knew that the dealmaking dominoes would start to tumble in 2021, pushed over by the recent agreement between Senior Helper and Advocate Aurora Enterprises. They didn’t know how fast that chain reaction would be, however. On Thursday, H.H. Franchising Systems Inc. — the Cincinnati-based company that operates Home Helpers Home Care […]

Turnover, Tiny Homes and New Technology: 2021 Predictions from 14 Home Care Executives

The U.S. home care industry is at an inflection point. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, an increasing number of payers and health care providers began to recognize the value of non-medical home care, particularly when it comes to chronic disease management and preventative care. That recognition has grown even stronger in 2020, with home care […]

CareFinders Adds to Executive Team; Home Helpers Lands New Marketing Talent

CareFinders announces new leadership hires CareFinders Total Care has expanded its executive leadership team, naming Glenn Williams as the company’s new chief financial officer and Mary Morrisey-Gabriel as its new senior vice president of growth. Founded in 1995, Hackensack, New Jersey-based CareFinders provides home health care services to more than 8,500 patients throughout New Jersey, […]

[Updated] Home Helpers CEO: FDA Authorization of At-Home COVID-19 Test Is ‘a Great First Step’

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has officially granted an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the first at-home COVID-19 test kit. The move could improve coronavirus testing for in-home care workers and their patients moving forward.   For now, health care workers and first responders who have potentially been exposed to the virus — or […]

Home Helpers CEO: Labor-Starved Providers Must ‘Hunt,’ Not ‘Fish’ for Caregivers

Total non-farm payroll employment rose by 225,000 in January, according to the most recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Meanwhile, the national unemployment rate was little changed at 3.6%, with notable job gains happening in construction, health care, transportation and warehousing. Translation: An already tight labor market is getting even tighter for […]

Griswold Home Care Has New CEO; Home Helpers Hires Chief Performance Officer

Griswold names CEO Griswold Home Care — a non-medical home care franchise company — has named a new CEO. Michael Slupecki is taking charge of Griswold in the chief executive role, the company announced Monday. The Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania-based Griswold currently provides companion care, homemaking services, hospice care and a range of other services across […]

HCAOA Names Home Helpers CEO as Board President; CMS Chief Medical Officer Leaves for Humana

HCAOA elects new board president The Home Care Association of America (HCAOA) has elected Emma Dickison as the new president of its board of directors. Washington, D.C.-based HCAOA represents nearly 3,000 companies that employ more than 500,000 caregivers. Dickison brings her background as CEO of Home Helpers Home Care — a company she’s been with […]

‘Sick-Care Silos,’ Medicare Advantage and Market Exits: Home Care CEOs Look Ahead to 2020

Once considered an afterthought, non-medical, in-home care took on newfound importance in 2019. Many home care CEOs predict that momentum will continue in 2020, especially as risk-based arrangements among providers become more common. Medicare Advantage and outcomes-related health data are also positioned to play leading roles in home care next year, industry leaders believe. The […]