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Home Health Aides

Home Health Aides: Clustered Together for Better Care

Marki Flannery | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Marki Flannery

To encourage excellence and longevity on the job, we must find ways to support home health aides in this booming field.

Home Health Aides: The Front Lines of the Future

Marki Flannery | Posted 11.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Marki Flannery

For an aging nation -- and a home health aide industry expecting stratospheric growth over the next decade -- we must ensure that people like Angela and the care she delivers are not so rare.

Health Coaching: The Power Of A High Five

Ilaina Edison | Posted 05.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Ilaina Edison

"Health coaching" is a shift in approach from more prescriptive nursing and towards supporting patients in identifying and achieving their own goals.

President Obama Is Right: Home Health Aides Deserve Minimum Wage and Overtime Protections

Michele Host | Posted 02.19.2012 | Politics
Michele Host

The lack of minimum wage and overtime protections for home health aides hurts more people than just the workers themselves. Consumers inevitably suffer as well.

What Makes A Good Caregiver?

Marki Flannery | Posted 01.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Marki Flannery

Who are the people to whom we entrust our aging parents, our spouses, ourselves in our greatest need, and how can we ensure that they are a good fit for our loved ones?

Home Health Care: Navigating Racial And Cultural Differences

Marki Flannery | Posted 08.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Marki Flannery

With homebound elders in fragile health and often with a litany of limitations, transcending racial, ethnic and cultural differences does not come easy.

Home Health Aides: On the Front Lines of Caregiving

Marki Flannery | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marki Flannery

Many adult children want to do the caregiving themselves but are simply unable to step away from their lives for this often full-time job. So what do you do?