Aging In-Place

Proposed Hollywood Center Project Directly Addresses City’s Housing Crisis | PR Newswire | 10/1/2020

Proposed Hollywood Center Project Directly Addresses City’s Housing Crisis Diverse Coalition of Nonprofits Express Support for Hollywood Center, Citing Project’s Focus on Senior Affordable Housing News provided by Sep 30, 2020, 18:08 ET Share this article LOS ANGELES , Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – In the midst of uncertain economic times, Los Angeles is facing extreme challenges in caring for its most vulnerable populations, including very-low-income and extremely-low-income …

Linksys Wellness Pods by Belkin International Is an Honorable Mention in Fast Company’s 2020 Innovation by Design Awards | PR Newswire | 9/30/2020

Linksys Wellness Pods by Belkin International Is an Honorable Mention in Fast Company’s 2020 Innovation by Design Awards Linksys Wellness Pods join 567 projects, products, and services from Spotify, Google, Disney+, and others. News provided by Sep LOS ANGELES , Sept. 30, Linksys , the connected home division within the Belkin International and Foxconn Interconnect Technology (FIT) (HK:6088) entity, was honored in Fast Company ‘s Innovation by Design Awards for 2020 …

Little Known Facts About home care in mew york. | 9/22/2020

Little Known Facts About home care in mew york. Little Known Facts About home care in mew york. Category: Blog Senior Helpers Brooklyn gives a comprehensive suite of systems and services that guidance aging in-place .Continual training and Experienced improvement is important to offering outstanding homecare services. All of our HHA paraprofessionals are needed to take continual supplementary programs in dementia care and Alzheimer’s sickness, and various suitable areas of …

Reemo Health Receives Provider Approval, Giving More Users Access to Personal Independence Smartwatch | Business & Finance | manchestertimes.com | Business Wire | 9/22/2020

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 22, 2020– Reemo Health, simplifying how consumers and healthcare connect remotely, is now an approved Personal Emergency Response System (PERS) Provider for Health & Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waiver Programs in the State of Minnesota. Minnesota is the first state in the company’s rollout strategy for creating widespread availability to HCBS-eligible seniors. “The availability of Reemo’s PERS smartwatch through HCBS Waiver Programs expands the positive impact …

Aging Life Care Professionals® Can Help Older Adults and Their Families Plan to Prevent Falls | PRWeb | 9/21/2020

Aging Life Care Professionals® Can Help Older Adults and Their Families Plan to Prevent Falls Share Article In anticipation of the National Council on Aging’s (NCOA) National Fall Prevention Week (9/21- 9/25), the Aging Life Care Association® is working to help families be aware of how to help older adults prevent falls. Having an Aging Life Care Manager as part of your health care plan for your older loved one …

TCARE closes $3M in financing to support family caregivers with participation of SixThirty, Aflac Ventures and Blu Ventures | PR Newswire | 9/17/2020

ST. LOUIS , Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – TCARE Inc., the only evidence-based , CMS 1115-approved, and federally accredited family caregiver support platform, announced that it has closed a $3 million financing round. The round was led by SixThirty Ventures and joined by Aflac Ventures, BlueCross BlueShield MN, Blu Ventures, Village Capital, Connetic Ventures and gener8tor fund. TCARE offers an enterprise SaaS-based platform using predictive analytics to prevent burnout of …

Home Care Assistance Hosts Inaugural World Alzheimer’s Day Virtual Convention | PR Newswire | 9/17/2020

SAN FRANCISCO , Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Home Care Assistance , the largest private-pay provider of in-home care for seniors in North America , is raising awareness for Alzheimer’s by hosting “The World Alzheimer’s Day Virtual Convention: Empower, Engage and Enhance the Mind,” a half day virtual conference on World Alzheimer’s Day, starting at 9:30 am PST / 12:30 pm EST - 2 pm PST / 5 pm EST . Six expert speakers will lead …

Aloe Care Earns PCMag’s Editors’ Choice for At-Home Medical Alert Systems | PR Newswire | 9/16/2020

NEW YORK , Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Aloe Care Health has earned PCMag ‘s coveted Editors’ Choice designation for at-home medical alert systems. The guide gave the voice-activated service an “Excellent” rating, citing it as “a top-notch solution” for elders and caregivers alike. Aloe Care Essentials for older adults, the world’s most advanced medical alert system. It’s a better way to give and receive care. (PRNewsfoto/Aloe Care …

The Helper Bees Launches Independence Care Concierge, the Missing Link Between Long-Term Care Recipients and Insurers | Business Wire | 9/15/2020

AUSTIN, Texas- The Helper Bees (THB), a company creating a better model for home care, has launched Independence Care Concierge , the first platform to connect aging Americans to the entire long-term care community, enabling independence for longer while reducing operating expenses and claims for insurance carriers. Aging Americans are increasingly receiving long-term care at home, and the pandemic has accelerated that trend. Existing long-term care insurance plans …

Vivify Health Releases ‘Aging in Place with Remote Patient Care’ White Paper | PR Newswire | 9/15/2020

PLANO, Texas Vivify Health, the developer of the nation’s leading connected care platform for remote patient care, today announced the release of a new white paper, “Aging in Place with Remote Patient Care.” The paper examines the accelerated adoption of telemedicine and RPM during the COVID-19 pandemic and provides strategies to help some of the nation’s largest health systems and providers create a new ‘Golden Age’ for Americans in …

Local Mother-Daughter Team Brings TruBlue Total House Care Franchise… | PRWeb | 9/15/2020

Local Mother-Daughter Team Brings TruBlue Total House Care Franchise to The Woodlands, TX Share Article TruBlue Total House Care franchises are full-service companies that can help everyday chores and yard work as well as handyman, cleaning and senior home safety services and light remodels. Sharon McDougal and Ashley Seymour To earn (your) trust, you can expect our team members will be professional, courteous and on time while doing …

Isakson Living opens The Terraces at Peachtree Hills Place, the luxury senior living and assisted living community in Buckhead, Atlanta, Ga | PRWeb | 9/10/2020

Isakson Living opens The Terraces at Peachtree Hills Place, the luxury senior living and assisted living community in Buckhead, Atlanta, Ga Share Article Club, restaurants, croquet court and fitness center open as construction continues on additional residences in Atlanta’s historic neighborhood West Croquet Lawn at Peachtree Hills Place Atlanta Ga “Our model teaches us how to connect with people emotionally,” said Andy Isakson, founder & managing partner of Isakson Living. ATLANTA …

Comfort Keepers® ‘Steps’ Up― Sets $100,000 Fundraising Goal As National Team In Alzheimer’s Association 2020 Walk To End Alzheimer’s® | PR Newswire | 9/9/2020

IRVINE, Calif. , Sept. 9, Comfort Keepers ® , a leading franchise network in the in-home care market for seniors and other adults needing care, continues its participation in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s ® on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020 . As a National Silver Team, Comfort Keepers has more than 100 local teams across the United States participating in this year’s nationwide walks. The Irvine team will join in a virtual …

Digital Health Insurance Pioneer Robert Hurley Joins Aloe Care’s Elite Advisory Board To Accelerate Its Medicare Advantage Strategy | PR Newswire | 9/1/2020

NEW YORK Digital health insurance industry veteran Robert Hurley has joined the Aloe Care Health Advisory Board, effective immediately. Aloe Care is home to the world’s most advanced voice-activated medical alert and communication service for elder care. The company, which recently launched a new Essentials offering optimized for COVID-19 protocols , is aligning its service to be covered by Medicare Advantage in 2021. Hurley joins Aloe Care having spent …

LA’s Non-Profits Rally Around Hollywood Center | PR Newswire | 8/27/2020

LOS ANGELES , Aug. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – The City of Los Angeles Planning Department held the first public hearing today on the Hollywood Center project and heard from several representatives from LA’s leading nonprofit service providers expressing enthusiastic support for the mixed-use project proposed for the surface parking lots surrounding the Capitol Records Building. The $1 billion mixed-use development will provide Hollywood with over 800 market rate units and …

Parker Health Group Inc. Teams Up with AARP Foundation to Combat Social Isolation | PR Newswire | 8/27/2020

PISCATAWAY, N.J. , Aug. 27, Parker Health Group Inc. (parkerlife.org) has provided a grant of $170,000 to AARP Foundation to implement Connect2Affect Connected Communities in 13 New Jersey affordable senior housing buildings, serving more than 1,000 residents across 11 counties. (PRNewsfoto/Parker Health Group, Inc.) AARP Foundation Connect2Affect Connected Communities is a comprehensive solution designed to connect older adults to their affordable senior housing communities and to each other by making …

MIT wireless system can monitor what care facility residents are doing while preserving privacy | TechCrunch | 8/25/2020

Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have developed a way for a fully wireless system to monitor not only movement and vital signs contact-free, but also to track activities — in a more privacy-preserving way without using video. The system has the potential to be used at long-term care and assisted living facilities to provide a higher standard of support, while also ensuring that …

Despite COVID-19, 5 Chicago VCs say region is poised for success | TechCrunch | 8/25/2020

Matt Burns @mjburnsy / 1 week Chicago has a long history of creating industry-leading companies and it doesn’t seem COVID-19 is slowing down the city. TechCrunch surveyed Chicago venture capitalists who remain optimistic despite the current crisis. COVID-19 could be good for Chicago, they told TechCrunch throughout their survey responses. It’s clear from the responses below investors in Chicago are interested in startups in and out of the …

Vuzix to Host Webinar with University of Louisville School of Medicine to Discuss Smart Glasses Usage in Healthcare During COVID-19 and Beyond | PR Newswire | 8/25/2020

Vuzix to Host Webinar with University of Louisville School of Medicine to Discuss Smart Glasses Usage in Healthcare During COVID-19 and Beyond News provided by Aug 25, 2020, 14:15 ET Share this article ROCHESTER, N.Y. , Aug. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI ), (“Vuzix” or, the “Company”), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, today announced the Company will host a webinar with …

In-Homecare Nurse Opens TruBlue Franchise Seeing High Demand For House Care & Maintenance For Seniors | PRWeb | 8/25/2020

In-Homecare Nurse Opens TruBlue Franchise Seeing High Demand For House Care & Maintenance For Seniors Share Article TruBlue Total House Care franchises are full-service companies that can help with everyday chores and yard work as well as handyman, cleaning and senior home safety services and light remodels. The Leach family I am acutely aware of the challenges facing older homeowners who need reliable, quality services in and around their …

Compassionate Care Home Health successfully expands into Stanislaus and surrounding counties | PR Newswire | 8/24/2020

MODESTO, Calif. , Aug. 24, Compassionate Care Home Health Agency, LLC, Central California’s leading force in home health announces its successful expansion into Modesto, California . Compassionate Care Home Health is now serving Stanislaus , Merced , and Mariposa Counties, allowing care to be provided to nearly all of the great San Joaquin Valley. Central California’s leading Home Health Agency; providing world-class, personalized medical services in the privacy & comfort of your home. Stanislaus …

Local Family Combines Senior In-Home Care, Property Management and Operations Backgrounds to Bring TruBlue Franchise to South Chattanooga, TN | PRWeb | 8/19/2020

Local Family Combines Senior In-Home Care, Property Management and Operations Backgrounds to Bring TruBlue Franchise to South Chattanooga, TN Share Article TruBlue Total House Care of South Chattanooga offers services inside and outside the home in East Brainerd, Brainerd, East Ridge and surrounding communities, as well as Marion, Dade and Walker County. The Leach Family TruBlue is different for multiple reasons, but I think the most important difference is …

Home Health Care News Launches Franchise Forum 2020 For In-Home Care | PRWeb | 8/19/2020

Home Health Care News Launches Franchise Forum 2020 For In-Home Care Share Article The Forum will bring together leaders in the home-based care franchising field, including both home/personal care and home health care, to discuss the emerging trends and pressing challenges operators will face in the future. With reduced travel and conference participation this year, the 2020 Franchise Forum is a great way to connect with those …

At Your Service by Christwood is servicing local Covington residents 55 or older with services ranging from home maintenance, in home care, transportation and much more! | PR Newswire | 8/18/2020

COVINGTON, La. , Aug. 18, At Your Service by Christwood is the newest established division of Christwood Retirement Community located in Covington, Louisiana a small town on the outskirts of New Orleans . Christwood’s founder and executive officer recognized a much broader need within St. Tammany Parish and neighboring parishes to service those individuals who don’t live on Christwood’s beautiful 117 acre campus. His desire was to create a Christwood “without walls …

Interim HealthCare Inc. Welcomes New Owners: Interim HealthCare of East Louisiana | PR Newswire | 8/17/2020

NEW ORLEANS , Aug. 17, Interim HealthCare Inc. today announced the launch of Interim HealthCare of East Louisiana , a leading local provider of home care, hospice and healthcare staffing, with Bob and Mandy LaFleur as the new owners and operators. The LaFleurs, both born and raised in southern Louisiana , are expanding Interim HealthCare of East Louisiana’s private duty services to include all of Interim HealthCare Inc. ‘s specialty programs, including cognitive …

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: In-Home Care Costs rising in Alabama, Making the Dream of Aging in Place More Difficult | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

… assistance with “hands-off” tasks such as cooking, cleaning and running errands, increased 4.70 percent during the last 12 months to $40,726 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, increased 5.88 percent, to $41,184 for the same amount of time. This year’s Cost of Care Survey findings show that …

Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2019: In-Home Care Costs rising in Arizona, Making the Dream of Aging in Place More Difficult | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

… assistance with “hands-off” tasks such as cooking, cleaning and running errands, increased 9.89 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, increased 7.53 percent, to $57,200 for the same amount of time. This year’s Cost of Care Survey findings show that …