Dogged reporting on vaccine hesitancy among workers at nursing homes in Western New York.
Meditation, mindfulness are useful tools for many caregivers
When ‘om’ can help you take care of Mom
Michigan caregivers got a $2 hourly boost in COVID. Should it be permanent?
A long-sought-after bump in pay has helped keep some direct care workers on the job, performing crucial services in a pandemic. What if it goes away?
Innovation, bonuses may help curb Michigan’s home health care shortage
Home health agencies are becoming creative to maintain health workers. Michigan agencies are boosting pay, while a New York co-op could provide a model to a deepening crisis.
As Michigan ages, a shortage in health care workers explodes into a crisis
Michigan is getting older, and there aren’t enough workers to care for seniors and those with disabilities. The pandemic has worsened things, as few are willing to risk their health for menial pay.
These nursing homes kept Covid-19 out for 7 months. Here’s what caregivers learned
Not one of Slate Valley Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing’s approximately 80 residents and more than 100 workers had tested positive for the virus.
Are ‘granny flats’ an answer for family caregivers?
Obstacles to ADUs becoming a common solution to family caregiving needs include the need to change local zoning laws.
How a program to support Latino caregivers may have discovered a new wave of patients
LAMDA has assisted hundreds of Latino families in greater Chicago. The hope is that this approach could be broadened to other communities nationwide.
Program helps New York home health agency face COVID challenges in real time
As home health aides are in short supply, one employer addresses real-life concerns, from child care to flat tires.
Caregiving in a pandemic: Technology key to quality health care in communities of color
Caregivers of color face even more of an uphill battle caring for elderly loved ones in a pandemic. The right technology could make all the difference.