Senior Services

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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Doctors setting up shop at CCRC

Novant Health family medicine clinic broke ground at a planned retirement community in Bolivia, N.C. Pine Forest Planation will have a 50-acre health and wellness community to appeal to potential residents who value close access to medical care. 

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Dental program helps seniors keep those pearly whites

A new program, Serving Smiles to Seniors, informs older adults on the importance of good oral health, access to oral healthcare services and techniques for a healthy smile. 

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