Two-Thirds Of California Voters Unprepared For Costs Of Growing Older According To Poll

On September 15, 2011, Posted by , In Home Care, By ,, , With Comments Off on Two-Thirds Of California Voters Unprepared For Costs Of Growing Older According To Poll

California’s weak economy has voters cutting back on current expenses and largely unable to meet essential future ones, such as the cost of long-term care, according to a new poll from The SCAN Foundation and the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. The poll, in its second year, sought to…

Home Care & Hospice Community Encouraged by Recent Data Highlighting Cost Effectiveness of Caring for Seniors and Disabled Americans at Home

On June 17, 2011, Posted by , In Home Care, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Home Care & Hospice Community Encouraged by Recent Data Highlighting Cost Effectiveness of Caring for Seniors and Disabled Americans at Home

WASHINGTON D.C.  – The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) today highlighted the results of recent studies by Genworth Financial and the AARP Research & Strategic Analysis that exemplify the multi-faceted value of home care. Comparing the change in average costs in various care settings from 2010 to…

Improving Home Care Critical to Addressing Chronic Disease and Reducing Health Care Costs Nationwide

On June 14, 2011, Posted by , In Home Care, By ,, , With Comments Off on Improving Home Care Critical to Addressing Chronic Disease and Reducing Health Care Costs Nationwide

WASHINGTON D.C. – Val J. Halamandaris, president of The National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC), issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s decision to exclude proposals that would impact seniors’ access to critical home care services: “As Congress and the Administration focus their collective efforts on…

Hope On The Horizon For Alzheimer’s Patients And Caregivers

On May 20, 2011, Posted by , In Alzheimer's Disease,Dementia,Home Care, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Hope On The Horizon For Alzheimer’s Patients And Caregivers

Today, America’s biopharmaceutical research companies highlighted the 98 new medicines in the pipeline for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, either in clinical trials or awaiting FDA review. Researchers, patients, caregivers, advocacy groups and students gathered at the University of South Florida Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute to discuss the newest advances…

Older Caregivers May Face Increased Risk Of Cognitive Problems

On May 16, 2011, Posted by , In Alzheimer's Disease,Dementia,Home Care, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on Older Caregivers May Face Increased Risk Of Cognitive Problems

An older individual who cares for a spouse with dementia may be at an increased risk of developing cognitive problems because of the lifestyle that was shared with the spouse and because of the stress of caring for a loved one who is ill. These findings, which are published today…