To Our Caregivers – Thank You

By |2022-11-18T10:51:54-05:00November 17th, 2022|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , |

Elevate the Privilege of Caregiving At the HomeCare Advocacy Network (HCAN), we’re committed to elevating the privilege of caregiving - it’s one of our five core values.  “Our caregivers are amazing. They’re rock stars. They’re the heart and hands of our organization,” said Mark Goetz, co-founder and president of HCAN. “We’re beyond grateful for our [...]

Family Caregiving Fast Facts

By |2022-11-09T11:55:09-05:00November 1st, 2022|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Family Caregiving Fast Facts Did you know… More than 34 million Americans have provided unpaid care for someone age 50 and older in the last 12 months. The majority of caregivers (82%) care for one other adult, while 15% care for 2 adults and 3% for 3 or more adults.  About 15.7 million family caregivers [...]

Seven Reasons to Consider a Home Care Career

By |2022-11-09T10:56:38-05:00October 24th, 2022|Categories: Home Care, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Seven Reasons to Consider a Home Care Career What are you looking for in a career - flexibility, job security, opportunities for continuous learning, a chance to give back to your community?  A Career in Home Care If those benefits are on your wishlist, you should consider a career in professional caregiving. “More than 10,000 [...]

Professional Caregiving Is The Perfect Career for Busy Moms

By |2022-08-25T10:34:44-05:00August 22nd, 2022|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Professional Caregiving Is The Perfect Career for Busy Moms Looking for something to do when the kids go back to school? Have you thought about professional caregiving? At the HomeCare Advocacy Network, we offer flexible schedules that that allow busy moms to make extra money and do meaningful work without missing their kids’ school plays, [...]

The Changing Definition of Retirement

By |2022-08-08T12:58:51-05:00August 8th, 2022|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , |

The Changing Definition of Retirement What will your retirement look like?  Will you pack up and move to a warmer climate? Do you want to travel the world? What about volunteering or maybe an encore career? According to a recent study of more than 11,000 pre-retirees and retirees, the definition of retirement is changing. Among [...]

What Makes a Great Caregiver?

By |2022-07-25T10:02:09-05:00July 25th, 2022|Categories: Home Care, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

What Makes a Great Caregiver? Caregiving can be a life changing experience - just ask Aaron Blight. “My experience with caregiving started more than 20 years ago when I was working for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - I was in the federal Medicaid program, and I was relatively young,” he [...]

Five Easy Steps to Start Your Caregiving Career

By |2022-07-15T10:17:04-05:00July 14th, 2022|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , |

Five Easy Steps to Start Your Caregiving Career If you’re thinking about a career in caregiving, you’re not alone. It’s one of the fastest growing occupations in the country - with nearly 600,000 projected job openings through 2030. “With more than 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day, the need for dedicated, compassionate professional caregivers [...]

Professional Caregiving Can be Your Encore Career

By |2022-06-22T14:58:36-05:00May 16th, 2022|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Professional Caregiving Can be Your Encore Career Are you one of the almost 4 million people who retired prematurely because of the pandemic? New AARP research found that about two in five workers age 50+, who had recently retired, left a job or considered leaving a job, wouldn’t have done so had it not been [...]

The Home Care Advantage

By |2021-04-21T15:38:42-05:00October 8th, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Home Care Services employ 200% more direct care workers than personal care aides in nursing and AL settings, residential living settings. Think about it, both settings are very closely aligned and synergistic even. Both camps serve seniors who need assistance, everything from companionship to personal care services. The average service hours in the home [...]

Senior Living Organizations Moving Into Senior Services – a few reasons why you should do this NOW instead of later

By |2021-04-21T15:38:42-05:00October 1st, 2020|Categories: Franchise|Tags: , , , |

THE GROWTH OF AGING POPULATION In 2019, for the first time in human history, there are more people over age 65 than under age 5. The number of people over age 65 will dramatically increase over the rest of the century, while the number of children under age 5 will remain constant. Till 2030, [...]