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Can Technology Save Home Care?

By: eCaringCategory :Technology    November 22, 2013

Today over one million home health aides serve America’s home care patients, a number projected to hit nearly 1.4 million by 2018. In order to deliver quality care to homebound patients, home health aides use a variety of tools to report care information. However, the tools currently employed leave much to be desired: paper records […]

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5 Places to Find Volunteer Opportunities with Seniors and the Elderly

By: eCaringCategory :General Health    November 20, 2013

Today about 1.3 million seniors live alone and over 40% report loneliness is an issue in their lives. Social isolation is a widespread problem among the aging population — one that can have substantial negative health effects including a decline in the ability to perform activities of daily living and premature death.  Seniors who remain […]

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3 Amazing Centenarians Changing What Aging Means

By: eCaringCategory :Technology    November 18, 2013

Thanks to advancements in medicine, technology, and nutrition, Americans are living longer than ever before-– life spans have increased by 4.6 years since 1989 for men and 2.7 years for women. The U.S. Census projects the population of centenarians (those living +100 years) will exceed 1 million before 2050. As the population ages, the meaning […]

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3 Major Challenges Facing Home Care Today

By: eCaringCategory :Policy    November 13, 2013

Today in the United States, over 12 million individuals receive home care services, accounting for a startling $72.2 billion in health care expenditures. As the need for home health care grows alongside population aging, the need for a qualified workforce to serve older adults is increasing as well. Over one million home health aides serve […]

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NYeC Digital Health Conference Showcases The Best in NYC Health Care Technology

By: eCaringCategory :Blog    November 11, 2013

eCaring is proud to showcase our real-time, web-base care management and monitoring technology among leading healthcare professionals at NYeC‘s Digital Health Conference, November 14-15 2013 in New York City. The Digital Health Conference brings together a diverse group of professionals for two days of lively intellectual exchange. Healthcare providers, IT innovators, health leadership, start-ups, hospital […]

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