Insurance Risks for At-Home Care Agencies and How to Address Them

As health care costs rise unsustainably and the aging population booms like never before, the need for affordable at-home care continues to grow. But from an insurance standpoint, providing that care could soon come with more risk and a higher price tag. “There’s no specific data that is publicly available that speaks to [at-home care […]

How Apple’s New Smartwatch Could Help Home-Based Care Providers

Technology powerhouse Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) on Wednesday gave tech lovers a peek at its redesigned and re-engineered Apple Watch product. By touting the device’s updated health capabilities, such as a new fall-detection feature and heart rate sensor, Cupertino, California-based Apple likely caught the attention of home-based care providers, too. Curbing re-hospitalizations and emergency department visits […]

How Universal Design is Helping Home Health Providers Improve Care

Home health providers small and large are more commonly thinking about home design as an important tool for keeping patients safe, comfortable and away from hospitals. To hone that design know-how, several of them—including Kendal at Home–are turning to a certification program that works with an innovative, immersive “living laboratory.” Launched in 2015, the Louisville, […]