Tax Dollars Stretched as In-Home Care Demand Rises

As demand for senior services such as in-home care grows, conflicts over spending, services and zoning for local governments will increase, The Washington Post reported. And most localities are not well prepared to pay for the rising cost of their aging residents, the Post found.  For example, senior services in Fairfax County, Virginia, helped increase spending by about […]

What Home Care Can Learn from a Housekeeping Startup

Imagine it, a home care company that charges more than its competitors and tells clients why—because it pays its caregivers a higher wage than everyone else. A new company in the home cleaning space, Well-Paid Maids is doing just this. Private duty companies might find inspiration in the model, even if it doesn’t translate perfectly to home care. Paying […]

Editor’s Picks: President-elect Donald Trump

America cast their votes on November 8 and decided that Donald Trump will be the next President of the United States. While the news was shocking, it wasn’t the only hard-hitting story we brought readers. While much of the industry wondered how a Trump presidency could impact home health care, the nation’s largest home health care […]

Home Health Industry Ponders Meaning of Trump Victory

In a year full of new challenges for the home health and home care industry, one outstanding uncertainty has finally been put to rest—Donald Trump has won the U.S. presidency. While America’s next president is decided, the impact to the home health industry, and the larger health care system, is still largely unknown. However, there […]

Editor’s Picks: Right at Home Gets Acquired

Fall is nearly here! While the temperature has started to drop here in Chicago, we aren’t letting the end of summer get us down. We were here to bring our readers the hottest industry news, including a new acquisition and even more fallout in the aftermath of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) […]

Editor’s Picks: The Older Americans Reauthorization Act

“Dearly Beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life.”  This week, music lovers mourned the loss of Prince, but we kept you up to date on the latest happenings in the home health world. Our readers were interested in what MedPAC had to say about moving closer to a single […]

WaPo: Lethal Dose Cases Arise Within Hospice Boom

As the hospice industry continues to grow in America, so too do questions about lethal doses for patients enrolled who are not near death, reports The Washington Post as part of its ongoing series on the hospice industry in America. While many say hospice care is a favorable way for terminally ill patients to live out their […]