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Decluttering the Home Can Help Seniors Remain Safer

Jul 22, 2016

The longer a person remains in the same place -whether it’s an apartment, house, condo, or some other living situation- the more ‘stuff’ they’re likely going to acquire. It’s not always a bad thing because many items are actually mementos, memories of moments in their life.

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New Elder Law Firm Opens in Connecticut

Jul 21, 2016

Elder law has become a more common term throughout American society as of late, in large part due to the various complexities of growing older in modern society. Long-term care planning, which can include in home care, is on the rise as more people realize the benefits of planning for those potential challenges they might face in the future.

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Hudson Valley Home Health Care Agency Owner Pleads Guilty

Jul 20, 2016

The owner of a home health care agency in the Hudson Valley region of New York pleaded guilty recently to charged he failed to pay wages to at least 67 employees. In the realm of home health care fraud, this case is somewhat different than others that involved defrauding Medicare and Medicaid for services that were never rendered.

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Home Health Care Industry Is Growing, Research Supports

Jul 19, 2016

Following passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, it was expected that the home health care industry would be the number one job provider throughout the country. A new research study conducted by Grand View Research has estimated that the growth of this industry is expected to reach 7.8 percent between 2014 and 2020.

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Home Health Care Agency Owner in NJ Gets More Than 4 Years for Fraud

Jul 18, 2016

Paul Mil has recently been sentenced to 54 months, or four and a half years in prison due to fraud he committed that bilked Medicaid out of $7 million. Mr. Mil, a Springfield resident who owns People Choice Home Care Inc. in Elizabeth, New Jersey, pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, money laundering, and tax evasion.

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San Francisco Home Care Costs Much Higher Than National Average

Jul 15, 2016

There is a wide range of median costs across the country when it comes to any type of senior care. For home care, San Francisco’s cost of hiring in home care is substantially greater than the national average, and the cost of other forms of senior care are also much higher.

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Iowan In Home Care Workers Going Months without Pay

Jul 14, 2016

According to the State of Iowa, there are approximately 6,700 men and women who work as in home care aides for disabled and elderly individuals who require varying degrees of assistance at home throughout the day. Many of these workers have not received payments for weeks and in some cases, months.

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Woman Poses as Home Care Worker to Gain Access to Seniors

Jul 13, 2016

Whenever there are stories about in home care providers or home health care workers committing crimes against the elderly or disabled, it has the potential to make headlines because of the sheer depravity of it. However, some cases still manage to shock those who understand the importance of keeping seniors and disabled men and women safe, especially within the comfort of their own home.

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In Home Care Worker’s Car Damaged While on the Job

Jul 12, 2016

In home care workers do face a number of challenges while on the job, and staying safe is one of them. In Georgia, just outside of Savannah, an in home care aide claims that damage was done to her aunt’s vehicle while she was inside a client’s home provide support services.

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