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Exercise and Aging

By |2021-10-18T09:10:48-05:00October 18th, 2021|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

  Exercise and Aging - by guest blogger Serena Bridges It is no secret that men and women age differently. When it comes to exercise and aging, there are reasons for everyone to engage in weight training - but those reasons are gender-specific. Women Needs For women, the main reason to engage in weight [...]

Don’t Skip Your Flu Shot!

By |2021-10-16T20:55:50-05:00October 13th, 2021|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

  With all the talk about COVID vaccines and boosters, it might be easy to forget about another important vaccination - the flu shot. Seasonal flu cases dropped to a historic low last year. This is likely due to mask-wearing, social distancing, and other precautionary measures designed to fight the pandemic. But, now that [...]

Pandemic Scams Often Target Seniors

By |2021-10-16T20:56:01-05:00October 8th, 2021|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Pandemic Scams Often Target Seniors From bogus miracle cures to attempts to steal stimulus checks, the pandemic has given scammers an opportunity to use new tactics to defraud older adults - and a new report shows they’ve taken full advantage. In its 2021 Fraud Book, the Federal Trade Commission estimated that, in 2020, older [...]

More Than a Meal on the Menu

By |2021-10-06T10:28:49-05:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

When is the last time you enjoyed a meal with your aging loved ones? Research shows that seniors who regularly dine with friends and family tend to eat more and make healthier choices. More importantly, most older adults say they feel happier and more fulfilled when eating with others.  “Sharing a meal is about [...]

Helping Your Senior Age in Place

By |2021-10-06T09:05:22-05:00October 4th, 2021|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Helping Your Senior Age in Place Do your aging loved ones have a long-term care plan? If they’re like most seniors, they want to remain their homes for as long as possible. A new AARP poll of 1,400 older voters shows an overwhelming majority (88%) prefer to age in place. Eight in ten of [...]

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

By |2021-09-24T09:30:14-05:00September 27th, 2021|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Services for Senior Loved Ones - No Matter Where They Call Home 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 [...]

HCAN’s Senior Living Franchise Option Offers a Better Way

By |2021-09-24T09:30:23-05:00September 22nd, 2021|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

We started the HomeCare Advocacy Network with the intention of disrupting both the home care and senior living industries, because we know there’s a better way. And we’re not alone. As long-term care expert David Grabowski explains in this Home Health Care News podcast, home health care, community-based care, and skilled nursing CAN and, [...]

Celebrating America’s Older Workers

By |2021-09-22T10:36:07-05:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Celebrating America’s Older Workers It’s National Employ Older Workers Week! From September 19 through September 25, employers and organizations across the country will celebrate older workers and bring attention to the important role those aged 55 and older play in the workforce.  “At the HomeCare Advocacy Network (HCAN), we don’t just care for seniors [...]

Ten Steps to Prevent Falls and Fractures

By |2021-10-06T10:28:57-05:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Ten Steps to Prevent Falls and Fractures A  new national study, shows the COVID-19 pandemic may have increased the fall risk in older adults. Conducted in January 2021 by the University of Michigan’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, the poll found: 37% of people between the ages of 50 and 80 report their [...]

Meet the Bickford Home Care Team

By |2021-09-08T11:01:54-05:00September 8th, 2021|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Bickford Senior Living The team at Bickford Senior Living gets it. They understand that the senior care landscape is changing, and that, over the next 10 - 15 years, senior living is poised to become the largest provider of in-home services.  So, they partnered with HCAN, and they recently began rolling out in-home services [...]