home health care

Skilled, medically related services, can be Medicare-certified, can offer hospice care and can include but is not limited to personal care, daily activity support, laundry, light housekeeping, meals, transportation -- typically described as non-medical home care or companion care.

Depression is on the rise among seniors

Depression is rising among the senior population, affecting 6.5 million people aged 65+.


Home health aide job fastest growing among low-wage jobs

Home Health Aide, paying $10.15/hour, is expected to see greatest growth, at 15%.


Most Read: The Largest Providers in Senior Living

An aggregation of Senior Housing News with list of largest providers and Place for Mom cost report.


Why Senior Living Can't Ignore Home Health Care Technology

Because an Accenture study done in Spain offers evidence.


Caregiving technology needs a version 2.0 upgrade

The dilemma of distance -- boomers have parents who live in, for example, Florida. The oldest boomer is 69. They’re not all that healthy. The still-living parent(s) may be even less healthy. In this age of medical specialization and long distance families, many aging women living alone: they need to see doctors, perhaps multiple doctors. Even if the children of aging parents live nearby, experiencing enhanced intergenerational proximity (!), the aging parent may ultimately live alone. With life expectancy for woman now averaging 88+, it is safe to say that older boomers are still involved in coordinating the care of their aging parent/mother. And they’re doing it from a distance – since the boomer woman with a career may not reside in Florida. Consider that Florida is now on track to become the 3rd largest state – with population growth primarily from migration. The state now has a median age of 74 for its 65+ population, one-quarter of that population widowed. But the dilemma of distance criss-crosses the country from California to Maine, from upstate New York to New Mexico. >>> Read more . . .

Market of Home Healthcare Software Products and Services Forecast Globally to 2018 in a Research Report


ReportsnReports.com adds Home Healthcare Software - Product & Service Market - Application (Clinical, Non - Clinical), Usage (Laptop, Smartphone), Product (Agency, Clinical Management System, Telehealth, Hospice), Delivery (Web - Based, On - Premises, Cloud), End User - Global Forecast to 2018 research report of 230 pages to its online library. This research says Homecare-EMR, electronic point-of-care documentation, and homecare-CRM are lucrative markets for investors. >>> Read more . . .

Help Wanted (a Lot): Home Health Aides

Turnover for home-aide workers is around 40% to 65% each year, average wage $9-10/hour.


Generator Ventures, Focused on the Aging, is Ready to Write Checks

Seed-stage firm Generator Ventures, focused on new technologies to serve aging population, starts backing startups.


eCaring raises 3.5 million for monitoring program to support aging in place

eCaring raises $3.5 million in a Series A round.

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