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“I’m working to build an alternative model of aging in place for older adults who can’t afford or don’t want to live in a managed continuing care community.” That’s what I told a friend who’s feeling a bit bored and recently asked how I spend my days. I know, you thought I was retired. True (I also paint and read […]
Providing customers with what they need when they need it is such a wise investment that new “just in time” startups arise every day. Coordination of efforts requires teamwork, integrated computer and human systems. Man or Machine – Make a Wise Investment Decision Perhaps it’s my human resource development background pushing the lever, but I vote for investing in people. […]
US Labor Statistics signal higher costs and more difficulty for hiring managers – and consumers. Home health care will be especially hard-hit. The Scope of Our Needs “Help Wanted: The gap between job openings and the number of people looking for work continues to grow as birthrates fall and more workers retire. Employers say they need more immigrants for their businesses to […]
This week Bernie Sanders apparently tweeted, “Home-based Care Should be a Guaranteed Right.” I say, the right to age at home comes with responsibilities. That means taking a clear-headed look at the realities of long life right now. And using the combined influence of our generation to change the ageist, classist culture around us years before we need extra care […]