Report: In-Home Caregivers Undervalued in Team-Based Care Models

Despite providing the majority of paid hands-on care in the home, home health, home care and personal care aides are often underutilized and undervalued when it comes to team-based home care initiatives. That’s according to a recent report published in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Put together by researchers from the Washington, D.C.-based advocacy […]

Yale: Hospice Patients Are Admitted Too Late

Half of patients admitted into hospice care are admitted only within the last two weeks of their life, according to a recent study from Yale University physicians. This timeframe undercuts the hospice benefit, which can extend for six months, and reveals some of the challenges related to seniors in the last stage of their life. […]