Aging In-Place

Eric McPherson Brings Full-Service House Care Company, TruBlue Total House Care, to League City Area | PRWeb | 7/16/2019

Local businessman Eric McPherson is pleased to announce the launch of his new full-service house care company, TruBlue Total House Care of League City. TruBlue is a full-service company that provides handyman, house cleaning, emergency repairs and seasonal services that are perfect for busy families, seniors and anyone who want the comforts of their own home without worrying about critical property maintenance. TruBlue of League City serves League …

Realtor.com® Predicts Market Shift That Could Impact Buyers Well Into 2020 | PR Newswire | 7/9/2019

SANTA CLARA, Calif. , July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – The housing market is posed for a shift that could affect buyers well into 2020 – the resurgence of national inventory declines. According to realtor.com ® ‘s July 2019 Monthly Housing Trend report released today, in just a few months buyers may begin to see a drop in the number of homes for sale that could lead to the return of bidding wars, stronger price …

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HandsFree Health Supports A Smart Home To Help Americans Age-In-Place | PR Newswire | 7/9/2019

WAYNE, Pa. , July 9, HandsFree Health ™, provides seniors with a fully integrated, personalized, and interactive health platform that enables them to stay healthy at home through virtual assistant technology. Seniors are increasingly incorporating technology into their lives to help them stay independent and safe. According to a recent AARP report on Americans over 50 years old, home assistants have grown significantly in adoption rates since 2017, with nearly one-in …

New Assisted Living Community Planned for Columbus | PRWeb | 7/8/2019

A groundbreaking ceremony was held last week for Vivera Senior Living of Columbus, a new affordable assisted living community for Indiana seniors who need some help to maintain their independence. The community, which will be located at 1971 State Street in Columbus, is expected to open by next summer. The four-story, 104,000 square-foot building will house 114 private studio and one-bedroom apartments. Vivera is designed to serve …

Caring.com Names Best “Fall-Proof” Walk-In Tubs for Seniors | PRWeb | 7/1/2019

Caring.com Names Best “Fall-Proof” Walk-In Tubs for Seniors Share Article Leading senior care resource highlights top walk-in tub features to help improve safety for aging-in-place seniors or disabled loved ones SAN MATEO, Calif. (PRWEB) July 01, 2019 Caring.com, the nation’s most visited website for senior living reviews, has announced its list of top walk-in tubs for 2019. The guide identifies 12 walk-in tub …

Rendever Launches EnvisionHome™ Platform Focused on Advancing Sales and Marketing Efficacy for Operators | PRWeb | 6/27/2019

Rendever Launches EnvisionHome™ Platform Focused on Advancing Sales and Marketing Efficacy for Operators Share Article New virtual reality platform allows interior designers and senior living developers to upload 3D renderings of projects so that sales and marketing directors can seamlessly run virtual tours with prospective families even before construction begins. Many senior living operators are taking hospitality to the next level, and with this platform, we have the ability to …

West Health Policy Center Expands Team, Boosting Commitment To Lowering Healthcare And Prescription Drug Costs | PR Newswire | 6/26/2019

WASHINGTON , June 26, The West Health Policy Center has appointed Sean Dickson , JD, MPH as a director of health policy. Dickson, formerly of The Pew Charitable Trusts, will lead West Health’s efforts supporting policies and programs to lower skyrocketing drug prices. According to a recent West Health-Gallup poll , 48 million people can’t afford their prescriptions, 1 in 4 skip a medical treatment due to costs, and Americans collectively borrowed …

CNA partners with insurtech company The Helper Bees | PR Newswire | 6/25/2019

AUSTIN, Texas , June 25, The Helper Bees (THB), an innovative insurtech company is partnering with long-term care insurer CNA, one of the largest U.S. commercial property and casualty insurance companies, to provide CNA group long-term care policyholders with more ways to receive care in their home and improve the ease of claim submission. With this partnership, CNA claimants using in-home caregivers will experience a digital claims invoicing …

San Antonio Senior Communities Reborn and Reimagined as Discovery Village at Dominion | PR Newswire | 6/25/2019

The former Watercrest and Isle communities have re-emerged as Discovery Village At Dominion, offering seniors luxurious, lodge-style residences, resort-style amenities and diverse lifestyle options like Independent Living, Villas, Assisted Living, CarePlus(SM) and Memory Care. 10:07 EDT BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., Discovery Senior Living today announced that San Antonio’s senior living landscape has just evolved, with the former Watercrest and Isle at Dominion communities now operating as one …

AdhereHealth And Papa Partner to Tackle Barriers of Care | PR Newswire | 6/24/2019

FRANKLIN, Tenn. , June 24, AdhereHealth ™, a leading healthcare technology company focused on medication adherence, has announced a partnership with Papa , an award-winning companionship platform company serving the elderly, blind and disabled. A growing issue for millions of Americans enrolled in Medicare are SDOH such as loneliness, food insecurity and transportation, any one of them impeding optimal healthcare and medication adherence. This combined relationship addresses foundational barriers to care through …

Walabot HOME Announces Expanded Product Line to Further Protect Today’s Aging Adults in the Event of a Fall | Business Wire | 6/20/2019

TEL AVIV, Israel- Vayyar Imaging, the leader in 4D imaging technology, today announced sweeping advancements to Walabot HOME , the company’s fall detection and health monitoring smart home device. Walabot HOME’s reach has expanded to cover more rooms, such as bedrooms, kitchens and living rooms, and is available in several new and affordable bundles . Its new machine-learning AI adapts to the changing patterns of a home, creating an unprecedented level …

WAHVE, Golden and Toi Labs Win Big During Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit | PR Newswire | 6/20/2019

BERKELEY, Calif. The Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit and Business Plan Competition demonstrated itself to be more vital than ever as a premier destination and gathering space for investors, entrepreneurs and thought leaders in healthcare, technology and the booming $7.6 trillion longevity market. The event, now in its 16 th year, was held June 5-6 at the Claremont Hotel and Spa in Berkeley and was produced by Mary Furlong & Associates …

Housing Market Enters Unprecedented Homebody Era, According to First American Potential Home Sales Model | Business Wire | 6/20/2019

SANTA ANA, Calif.- First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, today released First American’s proprietary Potential Home Sales Model for the month of May 2019. May 2019 Potential Home Sales Potential existing-home sales increased marginally to a 5.20 million seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR), a 0.4 percent month-over-month increase. This represents a …

National Safety Month: 5 Simple Home Safety Fixes for Older Adults | PRWeb | 6/19/2019

National Safety Month: 5 Simple Home Safety Fixes for Older Adults Share Article Home Instead Senior Care offers tips for reducing common safety risks at home OMAHA, Neb. While many Americans know June as the official start to summer, it also marks the beginning of National Safety Month – a time dedicated to reducing the leading causes of injury at work, on the road and in homes. Though millions of older …

Age Safe® America Announces the Home Care Association of America as a Preferred Partner | PRWeb | 6/18/2019

Age Safe® America Announces the Home Care Association of America as a Preferred Partner Share Article Seniors, family members and homeowners are looking to Age Safe America for trusted information on home safety and aging-in-place solutions. The Age Safe® Services Registry is the only national network of Senior Home Safety Specialists and Aging Services Providers with a focus on home safety and independent living. SARASOTA, Fla. Age Safe …

New TruBlue Total House Care Franchise Launches in Monmouth County, New Jersey | PRWeb | 6/17/2019

TruBlue Total House Care is pleased to announce the launch of a new franchise to serve Monmouth County, New Jersey. TruBlue provides handyman, house cleaning, emergency repairs, yard/lawn care and seasonal services that are perfect for busy families, seniors and anyone who want the comforts of their own home without worrying about critical property maintenance. “TruBlue is growing rapidly across the United States and we’re thrilled that this new …

All-Female Executive Team Drives InnovAge’s Growth | PR Newswire | 6/13/2019

DENVER , June 13, The United States’ senior population continues to grow faster than any demographic group, and InnovAge , the largest provider of the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) based on people served, continues to expand. Under the guidance of an all-female leadership team, InnovAge has nearly doubled its enrollment, staff and facilities, with more plans for growth. “For more than 20 years, PACE has been …

Home Care

Jean Griswold Foundation Activates Griswold Gives Program Early to Aid Nonprofits During Pandemic | PRWeb | 3/27/2020

… Share Article Grant Program to Support Nonprofits’ Senior-Focused Outreach Amid COVID-19 Crisis PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. (PRWEB) March 27, 2020 The Jean Griswold Foundation, a nonprofit named for the founder of Griswold Home Care, has activated its annual Griswold Gives grant program early to assist local nonprofits during the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s program will be renamed the Griswold Gives COVID-19 Emergency Relief Program in light of …

Home for the Holidays: Signs Your Senior Loved One May Need Extra Help | PRWeb | 11/22/2019

… the Home Instead Senior Care® franchise network provides personalized care, support and education to enhance the lives of aging adults and their families. Today, the network is the world’s leading provider of in-home care services for seniors, with more than 1,200 independently owned and operated franchises that provide more than 80 million hours of care annually throughout the United States and 11 other countries. Local Home Instead Senior Care …

Telehealth

VitalCare Remote Patient Monitoring Platform for Seniors Incorporates New Medication Module | PR Newswire | 12/3/2019

… can also message their care team through the HIPAA-secure portal. Care providers can use VitalCare’s automatic timer when reviewing their patient’s data, aggregating their evaluation time for remote patient monitoring reimbursement and telehealth services under the newly-expanded Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes. “VitalCare is the most complete senior-focused remote patient monitoring system on the market,” said Mr. Hamilton. “It’s a key part of keeping seniors ‘protected, healthy …

MobileHelp® Wraps Customers in Safety this Holiday Season | PR Newswire | 11/27/2019

… data and GPS technology to provide real-time medical alert monitoring services and expedited personal emergency assistance. In addition, MobileHelp offers proactive health management services such as activity tracking, medication reminders and a telehealth platform, MobileVitals, for both consumers and healthcare providers. For more information about MobileHelp, please call 1-800-989-9863 or visit the company website at www.MobileHelp.com . Please direct inquiries to …

Medicaid

Gilbane Development Company and Partners Break Ground on Livingston Place at Southern, Ward 8’s First Assisted Living Community in Washington, D.C. | PRWeb | 11/22/2019

… and transportation services. Apartments at Livingston Place at Southern will be reserved for individuals or couples with incomes of 60 percent or less of the annual median income and residents who qualify for Medicaid. “We are excited to deliver the first affordable assisted-living facility to Ward 8, ensuring that seniors will be able to continue living in the community they love,” said Mayor Bowser. “Through investments in communities like …

Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2019: Despite Increases in Care Costs Nationwide, Overall Long Term Care Costs Were Mixed in North Dakota | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

… and project those costs up to 50 years into the future. In addition to the calculator, Genworth’s website contains long term care planning tools, practical information on topics such as understanding Medicare and Medicaid, conversation starters, impairment simulations, options for financing long term care and videos of real families sharing their long term care stories. “In the absence of planning, long term care decisions are often driven by crises, such …

Home Health

Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2019: Despite Increases in Care Costs Nationwide, Overall Long Term Care Costs Were Mixed in North Dakota | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

RICHMOND, Va. Despite an increase in long term care costs nationally, costs in North Dakota were mixed, with the cost of Home Health Aide, Assisted Living Facilities, Nursing Home Semi-Private Room, and Nursing Home Private Room increasing, while the cost of Homemaker Services and Adult Day Health Care remained flat or decreased, according to Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey 2019. In North Dakota , the cost of homemaker services, which …

Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2019: Most Long Term Care Costs In Iowa Increased Year over Year | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

… assistance with “hands-off” tasks such as cooking, cleaning and running errands, increased 4.17 percent during the last 12 months to $57,200 for 44 hours/week for 52 weeks. The cost of a home health aide, which includes “hands-on” personal assistance with activities such as bathing, dressing and eating, remained flat at $57,200 for the same amount of time. This year’s Cost of Care Survey findings show that the …

Continuum of Care

New Memory Care Facility Opens at Senior Housing Community Owned by Strategic Student & Senior Housing Trust in Portland, Ore. | PR Newswire | 11/4/2019

PORTLAND, Ore. , Nov. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Strategic Student & Senior Housing Trust, Inc. (“SSSHT”), a public, non-traded real estate investment trust sponsored by SmartStop Asset Management, LLC, announced today the completion of a free-standing, 23-unit memory care building at Courtyard at Mt. Tabor in Portland, Oregon . The approximately 16,000-square-foot facility, Courtyard at Mt. Tabor Pavilion, is an expansion of Courtyard at Mt. Tabor, a continuum-of …

San Antonio Senior Communities Reborn and Reimagined as Discovery Village at Dominion | PR Newswire | 6/25/2019

… Expressions concierge services, and Impressions housekeeping and maintenance. Spacious, well-appointed Independent Living apartment homes and Villas are offered, in addition to Assisted Living, CarePlus SM and Memory Care homes, offering a full continuum of care that allows seniors to “age in place,” even if personal and medical care needs change over time. “ This is consistent with our company’s goal to enhance the resident experience,” said Richard J. Hutchinson, CEO …