Mom, Dad – We Need to Talk

By |2022-06-23T14:56:00-05:00June 23rd, 2022|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , |

Mom, Dad - We Need to Talk Mom can no longer keep up with household chores - beds are unmade, there’s expired food in the fridge and unopened mail on the counter. Dad spends less time with his friends and more time sitting in his recliner. Is it time to suggest in-home care? “It’s never [...]

Five Reasons to Own a HCAN Franchise

By |2022-05-27T10:21:52-05:00May 26th, 2022|Categories: Franchise, Global, Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

There’s never been a better time to invest in home care. “We’ve long known that most seniors prefer to age in place, and the pandemic showed us that, for many, home really is the safest place to be,” said Aaron McMartin, vice president of development at the HomeCare Advocacy Network (HCAN). “Right now, the demand [...]

Are You Prepared to Age in Place?

By |2022-06-22T14:57:00-05:00May 19th, 2022|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Are You Prepared to Age in Place? If you’re like most people, you want to remain in your home as you get older… but according to a new poll, you probably aren’t fully prepared to age in place.  New findings University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging suggest many people in their 50’s, 60’s [...]

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 [...]

HCAN and Social Isolation

By |2021-04-21T15:38:42-05:00August 17th, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , |

For years, home care operators have intuitively known that social isolation leads to poor health outcomes in seniors. COVID-19 has brought this reality to the forefront. Self-reported social isolation among seniors may be predictive of hospitalizations and ED visits as shared in this article. Home care services accomplish a number of outcomes. Helping seniors [...]

“Right-Sizing the Game”: What Senior Living Providers Can Learn From the Colorado USTA

By |2021-04-21T15:38:42-05:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: Franchise|Tags: , , , , |

If there is a sport that is challenging to play, it’s tennis.  I have been watching tennis all my life and I still don’t quite get it.  You see it on tv, there is a racket and a ball, easy enough seemingly to hit.  Then there are the complications that come with the game [...]