Alzheimer’s Population to Double, Underscoring Need for Home Health

The level of care that home health providers can deliver to patients living with Alzheimer’s dementia or mild cognitive impairment can have a profound impact on rehabilitation. This intensive level of care can have greater need in years to come as the number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s dementia will more than double in the coming […]

San Francisco Pilot Program Tackles Home Care Affordability

More than half a million California residents employ home care workers. However, many are finding it more and more difficult to pay for these services, according to a report published by The University of California, Los Angeles’ (UCLA) Labor Center. A pilot program in San Francisco County, titled Support at Home, is tackling this issue […]

UCLA Alzheimer’s Awareness Group Takes on Loneliness In Seniors

Alzheimer’s disease has become one of the largest health care crises in the world, and with the aging population soaring, there also are more older people dealing with loneliness than ever before. One nonprofit organization has found a solution to help seniors with Alzheimer’s and other dementias socialize with college students – with an intent […]

Home Health Beats Inpatient Care on Outcomes, Cost

Referring patients to home health care could yield better results than inpatient care, according to a study recently published in the journal Medical Care. The study is part of an ongoing effort to reduce costs across the health care system, and the latest findings spell good news for the home health industry. With the cost […]