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How Much Do Home Care, Assisted Living, & Nursing Home Care Cost?

By | on 21, Nov 2020 |   Senior Demographics Home Care Industry Elderly Care Aging in Place Technology

An updated study published by MetLife shares the 2010 costs for various elder care options.  Here's the bottom line:

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Starting a Home Care Agency can cost $80K and Home Health $350K

By | on 03, Nov 2020 |   Home Care Entrepreneurship Starting a Home Care Business Home Care Industry Elderly Care Home Care Best Practices Home Care CommunityFavorites

Expert home care consultant and our good friend Ginny Kenyon focuses on helping home care entrepreneurs get their businesses successfully off the ground.  This blog post, written by Ginny, explains th[...]

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The Superfood Super Guide for Super Seniors

By | on 04, Mar 2015 |   Senior Living Elderly Care Private Duty Agency Software

We're taking a break from the usual topics we cover surrounding care transitions and home care, though this topic does relate directly to home care/eldercare.  We're happy to present guest blogger, Fe[...]

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Winter Weather Watch List - Caring for Your Senior This Winter

By | on 02, Mar 2015 |   Senior Living Elderly Care Private Duty Agency Software

We're taking a break from our typical topics of care transitions and home care and happy to bring back a guest blog from Chicago-based freelance blogger and writer Beth Kelly.  Beth's bio is below.

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6 Fall Activities for the Elderly and Caretakers

By | on 14, Oct 2014 |   Aging Elderly Care Private Duty Agency Software fall activities

By Beth Kelly Fall is the most nostalgic season, evocative of cool days spent picking apples, carving pumpkins, and walking through the woods. When older adults cannot do extensive amounts of physical[...]

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Care Transition Program Differentiates Home Care Company

By | on 24, Jul 2014 |   Home Care Entrepreneurship Elderly Care Care Transitions Avoidable Readmissions

One key to successful growth in a home care business is to differentiate.   We share other success factors in our free white paper, The 7 Habits of Highly Successful Home Care Agencies.  In this blog,[...]

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5 Cutting-Edge Aging in Place Technologies for Seniors and Retirees

By | on 09, Jul 2014 |   Elderly Care Aging in Place Technology home monitoring

Today we're taking a break from our typical topics of care transitions and home care to bring you a guest blog from Chicago-based freelance blogger and writer Beth Kelly.  Beth's bio is below.

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Will the Top 6 Components of a Home Health Visit Change in 10 Years?

By | on 05, Jun 2014 |   Readmissions Elderly Care Care Transitions Accountable Care Organizations ACO

I found an interesting graphic on the website for the Healthcare Intelligence Network (www.hin.com) that itemizes the top components that occur in a home health visit.

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Inappropriate Home Health Referrals and Billing Lead to Convictions

By | on 27, Mar 2014 |   Home Care Industry Elderly Care Health Care Reform Home Healthcare Delivery Management

At Ankota, we believe that home care should play a vital and increasing role in health care reform.  Keeping elderly and fragile patients out of the hospital and in their homes can greatly reduce heal[...]

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Home Care Software Geek Browser Update, Chrome, IE, Firefox, Safari

By | on 13, Aug 2013 |   Elderly Care Aging in Place Technology home care software geek Home Care Technology ACO Technology

The Home Care Software Geek posts in this blog don't talk about Home Care Nursing Software, Private Duty Telephony, DME Delivery Software, Home Infusion Care Management or the other topics we focus on[...]

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A Silver Lining for HME Providers per Dave Cormack, Brightree Chief

By | on 05, Aug 2013 |   HME Delivery Operations HME Delivery Software Elderly Care Health Care Reform HME DME

Brightree is a leading provider of software for DME (Durable Medical Equipment) Providers.  Their software manages orders, billing, inventory management, and fulfillment for retail and home delivery D[...]

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AARP Video: The Lost Generation Views Aging

By | on 05, Jun 2013 |   AARP Aging Elderly Care Home Care Video

The Lost Generation Turns Things Around With a View on Aging The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) held a contest in 2007 called "U@50". They asked for videos to be submitted by people be[...]

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