Senior Services

Senior care must learn to adapt, experts say

Seniors are likely to stay in their homes much longer before transitioning to a retirement community, causing many such companies to focus on home health care services first.

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Startups compete, vie to improve quality of life for aging citizens

The Aging Startup Challenge finals were held at TreeHouse Health, an innovation center on the edge of downtown Minneapolis.

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Veyo to double its transportation market in 2017

The California startup has its wheels in motion to transform non-medical transportation for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries.

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How good is your care coordination?

Senior care providers need to step up on care coordination, because the rest of the U.S. healthcare system isn’t doing a very good job, notes a new survey.

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Comorbidities and hospitalizations among LTSS recipients

Seniors using long-term services and support who have chronic cardiac and pulmonary conditions are at increased risk for hospitalization, according to a new study. 

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Super-short-term stay model helps with therapy and laundry

A Maryland provider is starting a new service line for those who need some help after a hospitalization, but whose circumstances don’t justify a move-in.

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5 orgs join forces in chronic care delivery

Five foundations are launching a new collaboration to improve care delivery for those with multiple conditions and a lack of self-care resources, including the elderly.

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US CareNet expands into care management

US CareNet will provide chronic care and transitional care management, population health management and care coordination services for healthcare providers through NavCare, its new business division.

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JAMDA: New trends in LTC populations

The AMDA—Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine Population Health Workgroup has released new data on the long-term/post-acute care population and the types of care and supports needed, especially in nursing homes.

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Cedars-Sinai, HomeHero partner to help patients safely transition home

The Safe Transition Home program is designed to reduce impatient hospital readmissions, raise patient satisfaction and improve health outcomes. 

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