E05: The Value of Home Care

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In an acute setting, hospital personnel have historically been trained to focus on medical priorities –the diagnosis, treatment, and the nuts and bolts of health care. Dr. Warren Herbert, CEO of the Homecare Association of Louisiana, explains how home care, on the other hand, seeks to assess the health and social situation of an older adult by allowing caregivers and … Read More

E04: Home Care for Consumers

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Jennifer Gibson, RN, HCS-D, COS-C, is currently the Senior Clinical Specialist at Axxess in Dallas, TX, but prior to this, much of her career was spent as a home health nurse. She cites the experience of watching a large, extended family care for her grandmother as an event that influenced her decision to enter the home health arena, seeing first-hand … Read More

E03: Switching From Bricks and Mortar to Care at Home

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Deborah Hoyt, president and CEO of the Connecticut Association for Healthcare at Home, explains the economic value of home care, as well as the other benefits care at home provides. She explains why she is advocating for those enteringhealth care as a career to consider working in the home care field. Listen to the full Help Choose Home podcast with … Read More

E02: Considering In-Home Care for Older Adults

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The elder care industry continues to grow and change to meet the needs of our older population, many of whom wish to age or recover following a hospitalization in familiar surroundings. In-home care for aging adults is a readily available, convenient, and affordable option. And thanks to technology, in-home care can now easily be monitored, providing health care providers with … Read More