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CareGivers America Wants To Keep You Home!

Join the Movement! CareGivers America along with the Pennsylvania Homecare Association and many others took action Tuesday in Harrisburg fighting to keep you home! We wanted to make our voices heard and let our lawmakers know everyone deserves to be home. We can make that happen! CareGivers America accompanied the PHA at the state Capitol Tuesday… Read more »

Veteran’s Benefits: A Helpful Guide

CareGivers America is proud to offer the Aid and Attendance Benefit. Partnering with Veteran’s Home Care, we can help you navigate the steps to qualify for this benefit in order to assist with Activities of Daily Living for you or your loved one. Please visit our website www.CareGiversAmerica.com in order to locate the office near… Read more »

Is assisted living different from a nursing home?

Yes, assisted living is different from a nursing home (also known as a skilled nursing facility or long-term facility). “Assisted living” means receiving some assistance with the tasks of daily living, “Nursing home care,” on the other hand, provides 24-hour nursing care and supervision because their residents need assistance all of the time, Assisted living… Read more »

Cost of Health Care Law Is Seen as Decreasing

  Source from Annie Lowrey, The New York Times Over the next few years, the government is expected to spend billions of dollars less than originally projected on the law, analysts said, with both the Medicaid expansion and the subsidies for private insurance plans ending up less expensive than anticipated. Economists broadly agree that the sluggish… Read more »

A Geriatric Care Professional, A Big Help

Source from The Times Tribune, written by: Dr. Anthony Komaroff, a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. Go to his website to send questions and get additional information: www.askdoctork.com Question: Taking care of my elderly father, with his complicated medical care, has become more than I can handle. A friend suggested I hire a… Read more »

Jeff Winner (Care America) Appointed to BIANYS Board of Directors

Care America, a CareGivers America company in New York, is proud to announce the appointment of Jeffrey Winner, Corporate Compliance and Structured Day Program Director for Care America, to the Board of Directors for the Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS) At-Large seat. Jeff has been an active member of BIANYS since 2007…. Read more »

Corbett Seeks to Expand Medicaid, Innovation Plan Released

From the Pennsylvania Homecare Association Last Friday, Gov. Corbett’s senior staff released two important plans that provide a roadmap on how the Commonwealth will deliver and pay for healthcare in the future. Healthy Pennsylvania Gov. Corbett on Friday announced that he will seek the federal government’s approval to expand Medicaid in Pennsylvania under the Affordable… Read more »

What If I Haven’t Worked Long Enough to Qualify for Medicare?

Source: Patricia Barry, from: AARP Bulletin Question: What If I Haven’t Worked Long Enough to Qualify for Medicare? Answer: Medicare is a big umbrella, covering several different aspects of health care. So strictly speaking, not having worked long enough to “qualify” means only that you can’t receive benefits for Medicare Part A (hospital insurance) without paying premiums for them. But… Read more »

Obama administration awards $55 million to boost health-care workforce

Source from The Washington Post The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $55.5 million in grants to help bolster a health-care workforce that is stretched thin and possibly due for more strain under the Affordable Care Act. The health legislation, known as Obamacare, requires the uninsured to obtain medical coverage, potentially placing more stress on… Read more »