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A home health care agency operating in Lafayette, Louisiana, is taking heat for alleged abuse by one or more of its home health care aides. The family of one particular client had set up surveillance cameras in their elderly family member’s house to keep a closer eye on him, but what they saw was disturbing.Read More
About 1,400 home health care employees across the state of Texas are owed about $800,000, and not getting paid is having a negative impact for the clients who rely on their services. Some of the clients who expect these men and women to show up to help them are not getting any help.Read More
More seniors are reaching retirement age right now than at any other time in history, at least in the United States. That’s because of the Baby Boomer generation that’s now retiring. Baby Boomers are men and women who were born sometime between the end of World War II and the mid-1960s, on average.Read More
Sentara Home Health and Hospice, a home health care agency, released a press release warning the public about a new type of fraud that was hitting too close to home for their clients. Some people were approaching homes of potential clients, namely the elderly, and acting as though they were there to provide support and assistance.Read More
In Genesee County in New York, a new program, commonly referred to as EISEP, which is designed to provide in home care services to elderly men and women who need assistance within their homes, is facing a crisis. Currently there are 21 elderly residents receiving assistance, but 51 who are still on the waiting list.Read More
Counties across the State of California had been in negotiations with various divisions of the Service Employees International Union regarding in home care support service workers, but things have taken a different turn as of late. Recently the state, as a way to try and cut costs for its budget, has now determined counties should pick up more of the financial burden for in home care services.Read More
All across the country, more and more people prefer to remain within the comfort of their home, if possible, even when they begin struggling with certain aspects of their basic health and mobility. In Texas, a recent report highlights just one of several reasons why there’s this growing desire to ‘age in place,’ or be at home, even when facing extreme challenges with their health or simply getting around.Read More
Massachusetts is facing some significant budget cuts, especially in the area of home health care. The latest proposal from Governor Baker is expected to trim 25 percent funding for home health care, especially nursing care at homRead More
An upstate New York home health care aide is facing charges that she stole a client’s credit card and used it to charge more than $1,000. The crime allegedly began back in July, 2016 but it wasn’t discovered by the client until this past December.Read More