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4 Reasons Why Home Care Makes Sense for Senior Living Providers

2020-12-24T15:19:04-05:00December 24th, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Because home care offers 1:1 care wherever clients live, the size of the CCAH provider’s workforce grows exponentially with the increases in the number of clients served. Direct care aides may be deployed in the facility setting or in the geographically dispersed homes of clients. Strong Human Resources functions are paramount to the ongoing [...]

Brighten the Holidays for Your Senior Loved Ones

2020-12-21T18:50:59-05:00December 21st, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

These Holidays Are Unlike Any Other - Especially for Aging Loved Ones Even under normal circumstances, it’s not unusual for seniors to experience feelings of loss, loneliness, and isolation during the holidays. But this year, because of COVID-19, many are also coping with community lockdowns, travel limitations, and visitor restrictions. As challenging as the [...]

How to Start Continuous Care at Home (CCAH)

2020-12-18T15:42:57-05:00December 18th, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

Continuous Care at Home: An Unprecedented Opportunity Senior living providers have an unprecedented opportunity to establish a CCAH service and enter the home care market with the support and guidance of an experienced franchisor. The Home Care Advocacy Network (HCAN), led by executives from both senior living and home care industries, was created to [...]

The HCAN Vision – Part 2

2020-12-14T16:16:51-05:00December 14th, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , |

Home Is Both a Privilege and a Gift As a family caregiver, there were some big things that my father-in-law had going for him when his wife was diagnosed with Dementia. Previously I shared that our belief is that home is a gift and that if you are a family caregiver, your ability to [...]

The HCAN Vision – Part 1

2020-12-09T16:42:25-05:00December 9th, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , |

HCAN Inspiration 49 years old and diagnosed with dementia, that was my mother in law. It was 2003 and consequently, I had just started at a home care company here in Omaha, NE. My father in law had decisions to make, BIG life decisions. He was 50 years old, facing a future he could [...]

Redefine YOU – Expand Your Footprint

2020-12-04T13:55:37-05:00December 4th, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What Can Senior Living Providers Learn From Restaurants? Restaurants have known FOR YEARS that to have a successful restaurant you should also have a catering service. People get a taste of your food, they enjoy it and then they come to your establishment. Now, restaurants have gone even further to “micro” deliveries with UberEats, [...]

Redefine YOU – Don’t Just Brace for the Wave

2020-11-30T15:55:35-05:00November 30th, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In 1999 I took My First Trip to Hawaii. Being from the Midwest, I had not been to the ocean very often. Needless to say, I was enamored. We stayed on the Island of Maui and on day 1 all members of our group found out the power of the ocean. We stayed across [...]

Covid-19 and the Residential Setting for Home Care

2020-11-27T14:47:15-05:00November 27th, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Covid-19 has been a challenge like no other we have ever seen globally. Things will get better and we will establish what the experts are calling “the next normal” but in the meantime, we have guidance and much to consider. The HomeCare Advocacy Network in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control wishes for [...]

Why Home Care for Senior Living Providers?

2020-11-06T13:26:50-05:00November 5th, 2020|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , |

The rise of home care impacts the senior living industry insofar as potential new residents are diverted from facilities because they hire home care providers to receive home-based care. The top 16 franchised home care providers produced $7 billion in revenue in 2017 of which an estimated $2.5 - $3 billion occurred on a [...]

The Home Care Advantage

2020-10-08T13:11:42-05:00October 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 [...]