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Support For Home · 1Y ago

Getting Better Takes Commitment

The title of this post can mean a lot of things. If we are ill, we have to commit to getting better, being compliant with medications and clinicians guidance, making the effort. If we are go...
Support For Home · 1Y ago

More Dangerous in or out of Hospital?

Last year, Forbes published an article that those of us in elder care and home care already understood very well. The article, by Robert J. Szczerba (@RJSzczerba), talks about the fact that ...
Support For Home · 1Y ago

Aging in Singapore

In the interests of full disclosure, I will admit that my wife, the co-owner of Support For Home In-Home Care, is ethnically Chinese and was born in Singapore. So, when something of interest...
Support For Home · 1Y ago

NAIPC Recommendations – Aging in Place

In my last post, I talked about the National Aging in Place Council annual meeting and some of the findings presented there, including some excellent work from the folks at Georgia Tech. The...
Support For Home · 1Y ago

Challenge: Aging Population + Longevity

The National Aging in Place Council, at its 2015 Annual Meeting, spent a lot of time on a number of issues that our society, as a whole, and elders in particular are facing. The meeting repo...
Support For Home · 1Y ago

How Do YOU Feel About Aging?

The Wall Street Journal has a very good article on aging, titled, “To Age Well, Change How You Feel About Aging“. While some of it is, okay, just common sense, a good portion is really thoug...
Support For Home · 1Y ago

Good Ideas on a Tough Topic for Seniors

Joan Medeiros is an elder law attorney in Sacramento to whom I have given credit in the past for some very good ideas. Here, I want to give her credit for two reasons. The first is the topic...
Support For Home · 1Y ago

Nurses Take Step Forward!

An article at HealthITAnalytics.com takes a big step in the right direction, concerning making Electronic Health Records (EHR) more valuable in the provision of health care. The American Aca...
Support For Home · 1Y ago

Drop the Cynicism, Deal with Data!

I know that sometimes my writing can come across as just a bit opinionated and blunt. :-) Guilty as charged. However, I try to make sure my writing is based on data, knowledge and research –...
Support For Home · 1Y ago

Yes! Planning is Good!

An article in NowItCounts.com absolutely nails it! I have been poking and prodding and nagging at folks, in this blog and elsewhere, to take planning for the aging experience much more serio...