Monthly Archives: August 2019

 

Spring Grove Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Celebrates National Senior Citizens Day with Community Barbecue

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Spring Grove Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in New Providence welcomed the community to a barbecue on Wednesday, August 21 to celebrate National Senior Citizens Day. In 1988, President Ronald Regan declared August 21 to be National Senior Citizens Day. The day is meant to increase public recognition of seniors’ wisdom, accomplishments and contributions.  […]
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States struggle to plug holes in senior health care as Boomers retire

The cost of caring for retiring Baby Boomers has been a growing concern for the health care industry, which is weighing various options to attack the looming crisis. Providers have been looking for ways to reduce costs, which include pushing for more in-home care, and increasing use of remote-tracking technology, like wearables. Another emerging piece […]

Benchmarking to end surprise billing would hurt senior healthcare

Keeping up with the rising costs of medical care can be hard enough as it is for seniors living on limited incomes. One thing that certainly doesn’t help the situation is getting hit with a surprise medical bill weeks after receiving care because of ridiculously high out-of-network fees that weren’t explained to a patient from […]

New funding pushes state senior care toward ‘stability’

Subscribe to Pekin Daily TimesSubscribe Now By Jerry Nowicki of Capitol News IllinoisPosted Aug 25, 2019 at 2:48 PM    For senior care advocates in Illinois, a state funding increase is a reason for optimism after a prolonged period of government disinvestment that was marked by a crippling two-year state budget impasse which continues to impact social service providers. But advocates […]

How to Meet the Challenge of Evolving Senior Healthcare Needs

July 30, 2019 We’re all on a quest to improve the healthcare experience for our customers via better quality, cost, or access to care. With senior customers, their numbers, needs, and challenges are growing with each passing year, requiring a more custom approach. A core insight we realized at Humana—and one we challenge the entire industry […]