The federal government passed a measure extending minimum wage and overtime protection to the country’s reportedly 1.9 million non-medical caregivers. The new legislation, slated to go into effect January 1st, 2014 in California (and nationally, in 2015), is forcing companies like Select to cut down shifts, and increase wages.
4 keys to scrutinizing Medicare Advantage cuts. Ominous warnings about Medicare Advantage plans have sounded for more than a year now.
Ensure happier holidays for seniors with special needs or health issues. 10 Tips to Help Seniors Enjoy the Holidays.
Why caregiving costs are on the rise. Home care is getting more expensive because of new state and federal legislation being phased in next year and in 2015 that extends minimum wage and overtime protection to non medical caregivers.
10 Pieces of Technology Seniors Should Embrace. Forget learning how to program the VCR—the technology seniors have their eyes on today includes mobile gadgets, wireless connectivity and digital devices.
History of the Holidays: History of Veterans Day. A look at the history of the holiday honoring those who fought for America, both living and dead.
Los Robles Homecare's Joint Replacement Program has improved the lives of many people. We believe the key components to successful results are excellent preparation prior to surgery coupled with highly skilled post-operative follow-up services.
It’s a for-profit enterprise that’s as concerned about social impact as it is about financial returns—or as the company’s motto reads, “Putting the care back in healthcare.” Allied is a social enterprise, without labeling itself one.
Here are 10 Tips to deal with Dementia. Improving your communication skills will help make care giving less stressful and will likely improve the quality of your relationship with your loved one.
As we age, we face more challenges around the home, thus increasing the chances of being hospitalized. Below are some of the top reasons adults above the age of 65 are admitted to the hospital.