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Home Care Increasingly Supports Aging Travelers, Too

By Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN, Editor in Chief of HomeCareDaily.com | Jan 9, 2020
Home Care Increasingly Supports Aging Travelers, Too

It’s easy to assume that home care is strictly for those men and women who need assistance “at home”, but more agencies are recognizing the benefits and value these services can also provide travelers.

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Home Care Aide Shortages Hiking Costs of Care in Massachusetts

By Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN, Editor in Chief of HomeCareDaily.com | Jan 8, 2020
Home Care Aide Shortages Hiking Costs of Care in Massachusetts

While the home care sector has been the number one job creator in the country for a few years, that’s been driven, in large part, to an increase in demand. Approximately 10,000 baby boomers retire each day in the US.

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Technology Simplifies Healthy Living for Those Relying on Home Care, but At What Cost?

By Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN, Editor in Chief of HomeCareDaily.com | Dec 26, 2019
Technology Simplifies Healthy Living for Those Relying on Home Care, but At What Cost?

Technology has been making a clear and direct impact on the in-home health care industry. It allows seniors and disabled adults to be at home more often, even when contending with serious health issues. That’s because it allows these men and women the opportunity to connect to medical professionals through apps and other devices, helping doctors to stay updated on their vital stats, medications, and other factors.

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Telehealth a Major Boom to Home Health Care Agencies

By Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN, Editor in Chief of HomeCareDaily.com | Dec 18, 2019
Telehealth a Major Boom to Home Health Care Agencieslth Care Agencies

Telecommunications has been an integral part of modern business for the past two decades. It is a form of communication that relies on video, chat, and other features and is often dependent on Internet service providers to make it possible. Today, telehealth is built on the foundation of this technology and is becoming an increasingly vital component of in home health care services.

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Home Care Improves Quality of Life for Aging Seniors

By Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN, Editor in Chief of HomeCareDaily.com | Dec 11, 2019
Home Care Improves Quality of Life for Aging Seniors

New York has been a hub of enterprise and innovation for generations. It is one of the preeminent business centers of the world and it makes sense that the leading industries would establish themselves in New York. That goes for technology, finance, and home health care.

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Home Care Aide Shortages Hiking Costs of Care in Massachusetts

By Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN, Editor in Chief of HomeCareDaily.com | Dec 5, 2019
Home Care Aide Shortages Hiking Costs of Care in Massachusetts

While the home care sector has been the number one job creator in the country for a few years, that’s been driven, in large part, to an increase in demand. Approximately 10,000 baby boomers retire each day in the US. However, due to various challenges in attracting and retaining valuable caregivers, there aren’t enough providers…

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The Growing Popularity of Home Care Highlights the Importance of Caregivers for the Future

By Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN, Editor in Chief of HomeCareDaily.com | Nov 27, 2019
The Growing Popularity of Home Care Highlights the Importance of Caregivers for the Future

Home care continues to be a major force in America. As the baby boomer generation retires, more aging seniors require healthcare and ongoing support. Growing numbers of Americans prefer to age in place (or receive care at home) as opposed to a facility or institutionalized options.

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The Continuing Struggle to Navigate Legal Changes within the Home Care Sector

By Valerie VanBooven, RN BSN, Editor in Chief of HomeCareDaily.com | Nov 20, 2019
Home Care Improves Quality of Life for Aging Seniors

Even as it remains the number one job creator in the country, and even as more people demand home care services, a struggle continues regarding wages, employee protections, and even regulations within the industry. When the Department of Labor changed the rules to provide in-home caregivers the same minimum wage and overtime protections as most other workers in units dates, its purpose was to help protect these invaluable care providers.

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