Technological advancements have made it viable to monitor patients remotely while at home or in skilled care. And this bodes well as we are seeing a massive shift in the caregiver community.
Aging in Place
From home health care for aging in place, remote monitoring and streamlining care provider scheduling, these are the growth areas that are showing to shape healthcare this year and beyond.
The demand for home care agencies is growing as we see the population of individuals requiring services increasing substantially. Whether you need senior care, caregiving for people with disabilities, or assistance recovering from a surgery/illness, the home care provider you choose will play a big role in your life.
We’ve all heard the saying “teamwork makes the dream work”.
There is a mental, physical and financial toll effecting our nations caregivers. It is important to recognize all the efforts caregivers are making to care for family and loved ones. The desire to help others is healthy and very human, especially following medical episodes but ongoing caregiving can become overwhelming, and this impact can be deep.
Statistics show that over 77% of people over the age of 50 want to remain in their homes as they are aging. Home care providers have stepped up to this challenge as the over 65 population (think Baby Boomers) is growing in size and are providing more opportunities for care and assistance at home than ever before.
Home care is healthcare provided by any professional support service that helps ensure a person can live safely in their own home and consists of a large range of services that can help those who are aging and need assistance to live as independently as possible, assist with chronic care management, recovery from a surgery or medical setback, or has a disability.