The keystones to senior care today are the post acute care providers. CMS latest changes clearly emphasize the role of Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF), Assisted Living Facilities (ALF) and Home Health in post acute and chronic care management. Now starts the anguishing process of creating a coherent connected care encompassing all the above players with the consumer interests front and center. Today, no two of the above silos use information from the same source or exchange them on the same or similar information system. The new incentives have the post acute care industry scrambling to compete for better reimbursement for their services.Read More
Summertime - sun, fun, water sports, picnics, family vacations for most of us.
Summertime for a senior adult with multiple chronic conditions means new challenges for caregivers to add to their radar. REUNIONCare’s Dr. Ozzie Ahmed reminds us to look out for these summertime hazards:
Yesterday REUNIONCare, along with the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay and AARP Florida, sponsored the Florida Caregiving Conference - Empowering Caregivers. What an amazing gathering of caregivers, thought leaders and care providers in one room focusing on this crisis. Our communities need to face the challenges of the shortage of trained and willing caregivers in our ranks. Here are the top five crisis indicators:Read More