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So far HCAN has created 22 blog entries.

Seven Needs of a Home Care Employee

By |2021-03-31T11:54:09-05:00March 31st, 2021|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

At the Home Care Advocacy Network, we know caregiving is not just a job - it’s a calling. Because it takes extraordinary people to do the job, finding and then keeping qualified employees is critical to a company’s success. To help with retention, many companies pursue data-driven models, which is important. However, because this [...]

Surviving the Pandemic – Growing Your Business Without Adding Brick and Mortar

By |2021-03-22T22:09:07-05:00March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

To say it’s been a tough year for senior living providers would be an understatement. According to new data from Argentum, a leading national senior living association senior living providers have lost more than $15.4 billion because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to record low occupancy rates, providers have incurred significant losses as [...]

Five Tips to Help Your Senior Eat Healthier

By |2021-03-22T21:53:39-05:00March 15th, 2021|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , |

It’s National Nutrition Month - a great time to make sure your senior loved one has healthy eating habits and is getting the nutrients they need. A healthy, well-balanced diet can help your senior maintain a healthy weight, stay energized and lower the risk of developing chronic health conditions, such as heart disease and [...]

Services for Senior Loved Ones – No Matter Where They Call Home

By |2021-02-24T14:53:03-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , |

You moved mom into a senior living community, so she can get the care she needs… but is she getting ALL the care she needs? Whether independent living or assisted living… our senior living partners deliver exceptional service to their residents. There are times, however, when some residents may need a little extra attention [...]

Exercise Shouldn’t Take a Winter Break

By |2021-02-24T14:53:04-05:00February 17th, 2021|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Between COVID-19 and wicked winter weather, it’s often difficult for older people to get the exercise they need - but, now more than ever, it’s important to keep your senior moving. Regular exercise can help your aging loved one: Lose a few pounds or maintain a healthy weight Reduce the impact of illness and [...]

Leadership Lessons – A Discussion With Purpose Driven Leader, Mike Frank

By |2021-02-24T14:53:04-05:00February 15th, 2021|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Listen to the HomeCare Hub podcast episodes now: Part 1: Part 2: When Mike Frank reflects on his career, he fights the urge to discuss his excitement of the future over his past accomplishments, this is the mark of a true leader. Wisdom is defined by some as a “skill [...]

Don’t Let the Pandemic Put You Out of Business

By |2021-02-24T14:53:04-05:00February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Cost of the Pandemic From additional personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies to staffing and overtime… the cost of doing business during the pandemic could put many senior living providers out of business. A recent survey conducted by the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) showed 56 percent [...]

The Home Care Advantage

By |2021-02-24T14:53:04-05:00January 29th, 2021|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , |

Admissions are down… expenses are up. The pandemic has taken a toll on the senior living industry - forcing many providers to take a hard look at their current operations and rethink the way they do business - especially when it comes to in-home services. In a recent article in Home HealthCare News, Harvard [...]

HomeCare Hub Podcast: Mark Goetz, President and CEO of The HomeCare Advocacy Network

By |2021-02-24T14:53:04-05:00January 26th, 2021|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Listen to the HomeCare Hub podcast episode now: Mark and Sierra created HCAN from a desire to share and connect cultures within entrepreneurs, aging services leaders and HCAN. The desire to democratize the home services franchised model of care and provide a business format that allows for others to succeed not only [...]

Caregiving and the Caregiving “Shortage” with Aaron Blight

By |2021-02-24T14:53:04-05:00January 25th, 2021|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Caregiving and the Caregiving “Shortage” with Aaron Blight Dr. Aaron Blight, author of “When Caregiving Calls: Guidance As You Care for a Parent, Spouse or Aging Relative” Listen to the HomeCare Hub podcast episode now: You are not alone. Caregivers experience burden when they are involved with care activities that are inconsistent [...]