Category Archives for Home Care
Emergency Preparedness: New Regulations From CMS
Are You Ready? New Disaster Readiness Rule From CMS Impacts Nursing Homes, Hospitals and Home Health Agencies “Planning for the protection and care of patients, clients, residents, and staff during an emergency or disaster is a good business practice” states…
Tags: Emergency Preparedness, New Disaster Readiness Rules, Planning For Protection
350 Million Dollars Worth of Hope!
June, the month dedicated to Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness is over, and this year it seems to have brought with it … hope! Hope stemming from new research findings as well as from newly allocated resources to fund further research….
Tags: alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer's prevention, Alzheimer's research, Hope
Brainy Technology: Advances That Revolutionize Health
Dedicated to raise awareness and support individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness month. These weeks of heightened awareness about brain health, underscore the importance of early detection – and technology appears…
Tags: Alzheimer's, Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness month, brain, brain technology, brain vitals
American, Senior Citizens … and Feeling Better!
The third edition of the United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings® Senior Report was recently published, showing that older Americans’ health is improving. The Report indicates positive trends nationwide for senior health, especially for measures that look at whether seniors…
Tags: Aging, American Health Trends, health care, hospice, Hospitalization, Long Term Care, seniors
Generic Vicodin Top Medicare Drug in 2013
An article this past Sunday brought to light startling data: The most widely prescribed drug to Medicare D beneficiaries in 2013 was a generic version of the powerful prescription pain killer Vicodin. Underscoring how at ease physicians are writing prescriptions…
Tags: Health Care, Healthcare, Long Term Care, Medicare, prescription drugs
The Beauty of Aging
As networking professionals in the health care and long term care industry, LTCAdministrator.com has also become a valuable resource for the aging population. We deal with various types of health care models including home health care, short-term rehabilitation, long term…
Tags: Aging, Assisted Living, health care, Home Care, Long Term Care, seniors, short term rehabilitation
Home Health Care: Is Your Job at Risk?
The Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is in the midst of one of the largest mass layoffs in the healthcare industry. Due to new home care legislation and regulations, VNSNY is overhauling the way they deliver home and…
Long Term Care Educational Seminar to Take Place in Dyker Beach, Brooklyn
In today’s rapidly transforming long-term care environment, it is more crucial than ever to keep up-to-date and informed. Renaissance Home Health Care, a NY State licensed Home Care Agency, is presenting LTC professionals in the tristate area with an enlightening…
Tags: Eileen Parenti, Home Care, Long Term Care Seminar, Nursing Home Owners, Renaissance Home Health Care
Healthcare Marketing – Speaking to the Caregivers
Caregivers play a vital role as the mediums between the complex healthcare industry and the patients. In this fundamental position, the caregiver often becomes the primary target audience for healthcare marketers. As a leading resource in the long term care…
Tags: caregivers, Healthcare Marketing