Access to Home Care

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Joanne Cunningham, Pres/CEO of the Home CAre Association of New York State

Joanne Cunningham, President/CEO, Home Care Association of New York State for 11 years now, is leading her state’s home health agencies to advance home and community-based services and promote high-quality care in the home. She also always looks for ways to expand opportunities for the home care provider community. She is very active and engaged in policy and advocacy for … Read More

Home Care and Population Health

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Matt Hansen, DPT, has experience in healthcare at home that translates into helping clients achieve success.

Matt Hansen, who has a doctorate in physical therapy and serves as General Manager for Homespire, a new Intermountain Healthcare Company based in Utah, is our guest today. Matt’s passion is in population health in addition to his provision of skilled Lifecare Management and Personal Skill services in the home. Matt Hansen uses his personal insights, education, and training to … Read More

Long-Term Care Insurance Questions

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Long term care insurance is one way to defray the cost of care.

Maryglenn Boals has spent her entire career focused on healthcare, insurance and the challenges faced by the aging and disabled. Long-term care insurance is her career path and her passion. She is a former licensed nursing home administrator, recognized locally and nationally for her work in the field of Aging. She is certified by the Corporation for Long Term Care, … Read More

Plan Ahead to Help Seniors Age In Place

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Get advice from a geriatrician says Dr Landers

Dr. Steven Landers, a certified family doctor and geriatrician, is currently President and CEO of the Visiting Nurse Association Health Group, Inc., the nation’s second-largest not-for-profit home health care organization serving New Jersey and Ohio. To help maintain independence as you age, Dr. Landers suggests having conversations with family members to outline your wishes – not just about medical treatment, … Read More

Technology to Assist with Aging in Place

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Technology to age in place helps when choosing in-home care

Laurie M. Orlov, a tech industry veteran, writer, speaker and elder care advocate, is the founder of Aging in Place Technology Watch which provides market research, analysis, and guidance about technologies and services that enable boomers and seniors to remain longer in their home of choice. In addition to her technology background and years as a technology industry analyst, Laurie has served as a volunteer … Read More

Part 2 of 2: Accountable Care and Quality In Home Health Care

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Arnie Cisneros discusses quality

This is the second part of a 2-part series with Arnie Cisneros, President of Home Health Strategic Management. Our discussion covers many areas that affect quality in home health care. Arnie’s primary focus now is on quality, and he was instrumental in spearheading one of the nation’s first Accountable Care Organizations in an era when the government is looking to lower … Read More

Part 1 of 2: Accountable Care and Quality in Home Health Care

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Arnie Cisneros, quality initiatives, and accountable care

Arnie Cisneros, President of Home Health Strategic Management, is our guest today on Help Choose Home. Arnie has been involved in home care, as a Physical Therapist and consultant for over 30 years. His primary focus now is on quality, and he was instrumental in spearheading one of the nation’s first Accountable Care Organizations in an era when the government … Read More

Building an Efficient Home Care Team for Your Senior Loved One: Care Managers, Caregivers and Technology

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Peter Sosnow, Humana at Home, Integration Leader

Peter Sosnow, Integration Leader at Humana at Home. Peter was literally born into a home care family as his father, Larry Sosnow started Patient Care in New York and New Jersey several decades ago. He has been on the care managed side of home care with Senior Bridge and now is at Humana at Home helping change how the world … Read More

Understanding Home Care Services Options, Coverage, and Costs

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Home Care Services Options

Perhaps you know a bit about in-home caregiving, but you aren’t really sure if it’s an option for your senior loved one. Where do you find out more information? What types of care services are provided? How much does in-home care cost? Does Medicare or Medicaid cover a percentage of in-home care? Jeannee Parker Martin, President and CEO of Leading … Read More

Accreditation in the Home Care Industry

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ACHC accreditation helps consumers know quality

The ever-increasing population of older adults who are choosing to age at home has driven an explosion of the home care industry. Just try searching the web for “home care in my area” and dozens of options are presented. Choosing a home care agency is a deeply personal decision. After all, you’re entrusting them with the care of your loved … Read More

Choosing In-Home Care Services for Your Aging Parent

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Aging Life Care specialist gives advice to consumers

In this podcast episode of Help Choose Home, host Merrily Orsini of corecubed, interviews author and senior care options expert Cathy Cress, MSW, who shares the best ways to help an aging parent determine if in-home care services are a viable option. Listen to the full Help Choose Home podcast with Cathy Cress here, or by searching for “Help Choose … Read More

Regulations that Affect Home Care

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Affect Home Care

David Totaro, Chief of Government Affairs for BAYADA Home Health Care, explains the policy decisions that impact home care on this podcast episode of Help Choose Home hosted by corecubed’s Merrily Orsini. Listen to the full Help Choose Home podcast with David Totaro here, or by searching for “Help Choose Home” on iTunes, Google, or on any device at https://player.fm/series/help-choose-home. … Read More

The Value of Home Care

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Value of Home Care

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

Educating Consumers About Choosing In Home Care Services

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Benefits of Care

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

The Benefits of Care at Home for Senior Loved Ones

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Care at Home for Seniors

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 entering health care as a career to consider working in the home care field. Listen to the full Help Choose Home podcast … Read More

Considering In-Home Care for Older Adults

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In-Home Care for Older Adults

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

Quality Home Care Makes a Difference in the Care of Senior Loved Ones

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Quality Home Care

In the first episode of the Help Choose Home podcast, Sheila McMackin explains that years ago, when senior loved ones needed care, there were few choices and quality home care was oftentimes not one of them. Nursing homes or family members typically pieced together a plan based on necessity. At this time, care management and home care were in their … Read More

The Case for Care in the Home

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The Case For Care In The Home Care in the home is the most preferred, comfortable and economical way for people to receive quality care to heal and/or maintain healthy, active lifestyles in the most familiar environment. Individuals with acute or chronic needs may receive skilled nursing care and therapy, those with terminal illness can receive hospice and palliative care, … Read More

Home Care Can Make a Difference for Families

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How Home Care Services Can Make a Difference for Any Family Many families take it upon themselves to provide care for aging and frail loved ones. Whether it’s a child, grandparent, aunt, uncle, cousin parent or spouse, there are many aspects of providing care that can be challenging for family members. Home care services can not only help by providing … Read More