PBS: The Ins and Outs of In-Home Services

About one-third of older Americans use paid caregiver help, and that number is projected to double from 13 million in 2000 to 27 million in 2050, says PBS NewsHour in a recent article.  As more Americans seek in-home help for older loved ones, it’s important to understand what options are available. “Generally, two types of […]

PBS: Risk Aversion Trumps Compassion in Elder Care

The health care regulatory system keeps senior care employees from providing the best care possible, writes PBS media partner Next Avenue in a recent column.  “America’s elder care system is not a caring system,” writes Dr. Robert L. Kane in the column. “It is driven by caution instead of imagination. Safety is an overvalued commodity. As […]