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.
Submitted by Laurie Orlov on Sun, 11/03/2013 - 17:56
The fall is an event extravaganza – and oh, tech products to consider. Not counting the mHealth Summit yet to take place in December, AgeTech West in November, Health 2.0, ConnectedHealth Symposium – and coming soon, Digital Health and Silvers Summit at CES.So not to miss too many, here are a few from the near-term, again, trying to avoid the not-yet-launched, including those for caregivers as well as care recipients. And note – the descriptions of these come from the websites of the companies. Hint to founders – a website that starts with video is a bit lean. Paragraphs of text would help viewers understand the value proposition – and be searchable! >>> Read more . . .
Submitted by Laurie Orlov on Sun, 11/03/2013 - 17:34
The fall is an event extravaganza – and oh, tech products to consider. Taking a look at AgeTech West in November, the mHealth Summit upcoming in December and the recent Health 2.0 and Connected Health Symposium events – and coming in 2014, there will be both Digital Health and Silvers Summit at CES. So as not to miss too many, here are a few selected from the near-term events, as always, hoping to avoid the not-yet-launched as well as including those for caregivers as well as care recipients. And please note – the descriptions of these come from the websites of the companies. Hint to founders – a website that starts with video is a bit lean. Paragraphs of text would help viewers better understand the value proposition – and be searchable! >>> Read more . . .
Submitted by Laurie Orlov on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 10:31
Task-specific devices must add functions over time. The cliché in the tech industry is truer now than ever – because an innovation is possible – not always helpful, but possible -- it will be done. And adding functions to products is as inevitable as tomorrow’s sunrise. As we look around the home technology market, we can already see dedicated devices beginning to share activities: a TV can now be interactive, PCs and tablets now functional for viewing movies, radios that become speakers for Internet streaming, ever-more multi-function kitchen devices and so on. As devices become multi-purpose, they can also add new channels of distribution – opening up new retailers, catalogues, websites, and show venues. >>> Read more . . .
Submitted by Laurie Orlov on Fri, 09/13/2013 - 16:09
ENFIELD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
A new study* on aging trends, commissioned by the New England Home Healthcare Consortium (NEHHC) www.nehhc.org reveals that more than half of the respondents' greatest fear is outliving their wealth, followed by becoming too weak to care for themselves. >>> Read more . . .
Submitted by Laurie Orlov on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 13:06
GLASTONBURY, Conn., Aug. 7, 2013 – A tsunami of change is occurring in the healthcare industry and most of the people and caregivers who service this market will not be prepared to meet the changes that lie ahead. In the next decade, more than 1 million home healthcare professionals will be needed to accommodate the aging U.S. population(1).
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Submitted by Laurie Orlov on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 08:53
NEW YORK, NY — June 27, 2013 — eCaring, a comprehensive in-home health care management system, and Pace University yesterday were selected as a winner of PILOT Health Tech NY, a new program designed to dramatically increase innovation and collaboration within New York City’s health technology sector. >>> Read more . . .
Submitted by Laurie Orlov on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 10:16
A discussion of the workforce providing in-home services.
Submitted by Laurie Orlov on Fri, 05/24/2013 - 10:37
It's big, it's really, really big.
Submitted by Laurie Orlov on Fri, 04/12/2013 - 08:41
Eric Dishman is back from having a kidney transplant.
Submitted by Laurie Orlov on Sun, 03/17/2013 - 15:39
What's next in tech for older adults. At the Aging in America 2013 event in Chicago last week, attended by more than 2000 professionals who serve older adults, there were several tracks within the large event, including the Business Forum on Aging, National Alliance of Caregiving Coalitions and for new entrants targeting the boomer/senior market, there was a chance to hear speakers and meet other entrepreneurs at the 10th Annual What's Next Boomer Business Summit 2013. At the Summit, these startups were eager to meet with AARP executives, investors, and other players in the space (like GreatCall and Philips Home Healthcare). So here are five of the new products/services from those in attendance -- listed alphabetically; all of the material comes from their own websites: >>> Read more . . .