Aging in Place at the End of Life: How Palliative Care Can Help

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Dr. Timothy Ihrig

  In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we’re joined by Dr. Timothy Ihrig, the Chief Medical Officer of Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care. He’s also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ihrig MD and Associates. He is an internationally recognized expert in hospice and palliative care and a second time guest of the podcast. In this episode we … Read More

Independent Living Through In-Home Assistance

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independent living with Sara Ratcliffe, Executive Director, IHHC

  In today’s episode we’re joined by Sara Ratcliffe, Executive Director of the Illinois Home Care and Hospice Council. Sara is the former State Home Care Association Chair and serves on the board of directors of the National Association for Home Care and Hospice. In this episode we discuss: How to use the Illinois Home Care and Hospice Council to … Read More

Expanding Living Options for the Elderly: How to Live Safely in Place

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Erik Listou

  In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we’re joined by Erik Listou, a certified living in place professional and home and accessibility trade specialist. Erik is the co-founder of the Living In Place Institute, an organization that provides professional education to individuals involved in the housing industry. He is the former Executive Director of the Denver Habitat for Humanity … Read More

Aging in Place in Unprecedented Times: How the Pandemic Is Changing Home Care

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Sheila McMackin, Wellspring Personal Care, aging in place

  In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we’re joined by Sheila McMackin, a licensed clinical social worker, founder of Wellspring Personal Care, and founder and past president of the Home Care Association of America. Sheila has served on the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Home Health, Home Services and Home Nursing Advisory Board, and on the board of directors … Read More

Community-Based Palliative Care: The Future of At‑Home Health

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Edo Banach, JD, President and CEO of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization discussing At-Home Health

  In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we’re joined by Edo Banach, JD, President and CEO of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. He has worked as the Senior Advisor and Deputy Director of the Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Associate General Counsel at the Visiting Nurse Service of New York. … Read More

How Home Care Options Are Evolving in a Post-Pandemic World

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Bill Dombi

  In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we’re joined by Bill Dombi, Esq., the President of the National Association for Home Care and Hospice, where he also serves as the Director for the Center for Healthcare Law, and the Executive Director of the Homecare and Hospice Financial Managers Association. With nearly 40 years of experience in health care law … Read More

Care at Home During the End of Life: Choosing Hospice and Appreciating Death

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Beth Cavenaugh

  In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we’re joined by Beth Cavenaugh, a certified hospice and palliative care nurse and author of Some Light at the End, An End-of-Life Guidebook for Patients Their Caregivers. Her book is an invitation to walk towards the powerful end of life instead of running away from it. Beth has been a hospice nurse … Read More

Elderly Health Care Tip: Palliative Care Helps Patients Make Empowered Decisions

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Fran Hoh

  In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we’re joined by Dr. Fran Hoh, an Advanced Practice Nurse board-certified in hospice and palliative care and the founder and CEO of Palliative Rx. Palliative Rx offers live online programs in elderly health care education for families and patients who have been diagnosed with serious chronic illness, with special attention paid to … Read More

How Androscoggin Is Changing the Landscape of At Home Senior Care

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Ken Albert

  In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we’re joined by Ken Albert, RN, Esq., president and CEO of Androscoggin Home Healthcare + Hospice. Androscoggin is an independent nonprofit home healthcare organization in central Maine that has been serving about nine counties and 185 communities for the last 55 years. Ken has a varied background in healthcare, law, and government. … Read More

Innovative Home Care Options Benefit Seniors and Caregivers

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Kevin Heraty, Cantata

  In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we welcome Kevin Heraty, Chief Development Officer of Cantata Adult Life Services. Originally founded as The British Home in 1920 and opened in 1924 by the Daughters of the British Empire (DBE), Cantata is a nonprofit organization that provides care for a diverse population and offers a variety of services to help … Read More

How Health Care at Home Provides People With Greater Access to Care

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Johanna Beliveau, DNP, MBA, RN

  In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we welcome Johanna Beliveau, DNP, MBA, RN, President and Chief Executive Officer at Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire (VNH). Serving the Upper Connecticut River Valley region since 1907, VNH is a nonprofit organization that provides nursing, rehabilitation, hospice, and personal care services in more than 140 towns in … Read More

How Proactive Planning Is Essential to Successfully Aging In Place

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Michelle Woodbrey, CDP, CSA, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of 2Sisters Senior Living Advisors

  In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we welcome Michelle Woodbrey, CDP, CSA, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of 2Sisters Senior Living Advisors. Founded in 2011, 2Sisters Senior Living Advisors offers referral and coaching services to older adults and their families who are exploring aging care options. Michelle, and her co-founder sister, Alyson Powers, have deep career experience in … Read More

Improving Lives Through Meaningful Home-Based Care

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Sara Wilson

  In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we welcome Sara Wilson, president and CEO of Home Assist Health, Inc. A nonprofit organization which serves Arizona residents in greater Maricopa County, Home Assist Health, Inc. helps private pay and Medicaid clients pursue independent lifestyles in the comfort and familiarity of home. An innovative leader in the home care industry, Sara … Read More

Leading the Way: Home Care on a Path for Future Growth

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Home Care on a Path

  In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we welcome Steven Landers, MD, MPH, president and CEO of Visiting Nurse Association Health Group. With a history of bringing care to people for over 100 years, VNA Health Group is the largest nonprofit provider of community home health and hospice services in New Jersey. VNA Health Group also provides in-home care … Read More

The Coming of Age of the Home Care Industry: Meeting Senior Independent Living Needs Now and in the Future

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Senior Independent Living

  In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we welcome Andrea Cohen, a social entrepreneur dedicated to transforming the way care is delivered to seniors at home. As the Founder and CEO of HouseWorks, her vision crystalized over 25 years ago when she took care of both her parents and made an unwavering commitment to redefine what it means to … Read More

Practical Information Every Family Needs When Helping to Provide At Home Senior Care

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At Home Senior Care

  In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we welcome Rosalind Marshall-Jones, CEO and founder of Jacksonville’s Best Caregivers. Roz has been in the caregiving field since 2009, assisting families both in Jacksonville and outside of her immediate service area through virtual caregiving support. Helping families navigate the caregiving journey is one’s of Roz’s passions, and she provides a wealth … Read More

Veterans Aid and Attendance Helps U.S. Veterans Access Care at Home

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Care at Home

  In today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we welcome Cheryl Hammons, CFE, CSA, strategic partnership director for Veterans Care Coordination, a business that helps qualified U.S. veterans and their surviving spouses access aid and attendance benefits provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans Aid and Attendance provides monthly payments to help cover the cost of care at home … Read More

The Important Role of At Home Senior Care During the Pandemic and Beyond

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At Home Senior Care

  During today’s episode of Help Choose Home, we welcome Jeff Bevis, founder and CEO of FirstLight Home Care, which provides non-medical home care through its franchises in 35 states, plus the District of Columbia. Jeff is passionate about providing the highest level of service in the industry, through client satisfaction, caregiver retention and low caregiver turnover. In my discussion … Read More

How Home Care and Technology Are Combining to Make Independent Living a Reality for Seniors

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Independent Living

  In recent months, the value of care in the home has become more and more apparent to many families. As COVID-19 has swept through nursing homes and other facilities, older adults have been especially hard hit by the virus. Because of the high rates of infection in care facilities, many families have looked for alternatives for care for a … Read More

End-of-Life Care at Home and the Important Role of Hospice

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Care at Home

  End-of-life care is a difficult topic of conversation for most people, a conversation that frequently comes too late, during times of crisis, or the decisions are left to the family to make on behalf of a loved one. According to Jan Jones, RN, BSN, recently retired CEO of The Elizabeth Hospice in San Diego, California, having conversations and outlining … Read More