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The state of caregiving for 2024
February 12th, 2024
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A significant discrepancy has formed over the past decade between the number of people needing care and the number of professional caregivers available. This was significantly exacerbated in 2023, with caregivers becoming more exhausted than ever. Whether due to financial constraints or the struggling economy, almost 1 in 5 Americans who were providing care in 2023 were going unpaid. This equates to over 53 million people providing unpaid care to parents, spouses, friends and disabled children, and this number continues to rise. The Department of Health and Human Services reports that these individuals... Continue Reading

February 12th, 2024
Supporting caregivers’ physical and mental health for retention, on-the-job satisfaction
November 27th, 2023
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Having supports in place to support caregivers’ physical and mental health are key for both retention and work satisfaction. Without this, home care companies are facing an ever-greater loss as the mass exodus from the workforce continues. To properly support caregivers in the home care industry, there are a few different approaches to consider. Comprehensive… The post Supporting caregivers’ physical and mental health for retention, on-the-job satisfaction appeared first on McKnights Home Care.  Continue Reading

November 27th, 2023
Making home care an appealing and viable choice for candidates
October 24th, 2023
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Unfortunately, many people in the healthcare field either don’t know how rewarding this career path can be or are jaded by some of the stereotypes that surround the field. The post Making home care an appealing and viable choice for candidates appeared first on McKnights Home Care.  Continue Reading

State licensing for home care: What is it and why does it matter?
September 4th, 2023
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In this article, we delve into the intricacies of state licensing for home care, exploring the disparities between licensed and nonlicensed providers to empower your informed decision-making. The post State licensing for home care: What is it and why does it matter? appeared first on McKnights Home Care.  Continue Reading

September 4th, 2023
The current state of the caregiver crisis
August 1st, 2023
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As caregiving providers and stakeholders, we are well aware of the increasing challenges we face due to the ongoing caregiver crisis. Following the pandemic, we’ve witnessed a sharp increase in terms of the need for care and a decrease in the number of caregivers available. Whether that be due to financial strain, a struggling economy, or otherwise, one thing is for sure: the crisis isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. The post The current state of the caregiver crisis appeared first on McKnights Home Care.  Continue Reading

The future for senior care within Medicare
June 20th, 2023
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This much is known: The current state of Medicare does not adequately support the needs of many of the aging baby boomers. For those who require a more hands-on approach to care, their coverage is considerably lacking. The post The future for senior care within Medicare appeared first on McKnights Home Care.  Continue Reading

How innovation and technology are revolutionizing senior care
May 9th, 2023
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Fortunately, with the help of recent advancements in technology and innovation, it is now easier than ever before to provide our seniors with the care they both need and deserve. The post How innovation and technology are revolutionizing senior care appeared first on McKnights Home Care.  Continue Reading

How are we going to care for the baby boomers?
April 4th, 2023
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As the baby boomer generation continues to age, the need for properly established care services becomes increasingly important. Baby boomers, born between 1946 and 1964, are the second-largest generation in United States history, with an estimated 76 million individuals. As they continue to grow older, it has become more urgent than ever to begin considering how we will provide care for this generation. The post How are we going to care for the baby boomers? appeared first on McKnights Home Care.  Continue Reading

Who is caring for the caregiver?
March 7th, 2023
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It’s crucial to remember that in order to be an effective caregiver, you need to take care of yourself as well. In fact, you’re going to be better equipped to take on challenges and maintain a positive, happy mental state as a result. The post Who is caring for the caregiver? appeared first on McKnights Home Care.  Continue Reading

People with dementia deserve respect on social media
January 31st, 2023
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Imagine that you were scrolling through a social media site and someone you worked with or one of your family members posted an image or video of you that was less than flattering. Everyone not only saw it but started commenting on it and sharing it. How would this make you feel? The post People with dementia deserve respect on social media appeared first on McKnights Home Care.  Continue Reading