Home Care and Hospice in the News

Budgetary and Economic Concerns


End of Life


Home Care

Innovations and Technology


Budgetary and Economic Concerns

New Policy Aims to Reduce Number of Kansans in Nursing Homes - Kansas Health Institute (04.16.2012)

Americans Cutting Back on Drugs and Doctor Visits - New York Times (04.05.2012)

1 in 5 Older Americans Scrimp on Health Care to Save Money - MSNBC (02.28.2012)

Editorial: Ohio Right to Shift Funds to Home Care - Marietta Times (12.13.2011)

Cuts Leave Patients With Medicaid Cards, but No Specialist to See - New York Times (04.02.2011)

Home Health Care Could Help Sustain Health Care Systems, Study Finds - ScienceDaily (12.31.2010)

Few Seniors Prepared for Long-Term Illness - MSNBC (12.22.2010)

As Medicaid Payments Shrink, Patients Are Abandoned - New York Times (03.15.2010)

Seniors Pinched By Rising Cost of Home Care - MSNBC (03.08.2010)

Home Care Patients Worry Over Possible Cuts - NY Times (12.04.2009)

For Elderly in Rural Areas, Times Are Distinctly Harder - New York Times (12.10.2009)

After Budget Cuts, In-Home Care for Seniors Faces a Growing Waiting List - The Athens News (7.30.2009)

Rollback Stuns Home-care Providers - Columbus Dispatch (06.27.2009)

Editorial: Long-term-care Reform Could Save Big Money - Columbus Dispatch (06.27.2009)

Editorial: No Special Treatment - Columbus Dispatch (06.26.2009)

Budget Cuts Could Be a Matter of Life or Death - Ohio Public Radio (06.26.2009)

Editorial: Enough Already - Columbus Dispatch (6.24.2009)

Groups Rally Against Proposed Budget Cuts - Columbus Dispatch (6.24.2009)

Nursing Homes Skilled at Securing Aid - Columbus Dispatch (6.21.2009)

Study Says Ohio Could Save By Relying Less on Nursing-Home Care - Columbus Dispatch (3.19.2009)

A Tenuous Lifeline for Seniors - CNN (1.30.2009)

After Losing Medicaid Coverage, Many Patients Land in Hospitals - New York Times (12.17.2008)

Unable to Sell Homes, Elderly Forgo Move to Assisted Living - New York Times (11.22.2008)

Great Depression Colors Seniors’ View of Crisis - MSNBC (10.15.2008)

Who Should Pay for Mom and Dad's Care? - CNN (8.20.2008)

Economy Hitting Elderly Especially Hard - MSNBC (7.28.2008)

As Gas Prices Soar, Elderly Face Cuts in Aid - New York Times (7.8.2008)

How Rising Fuel Costs Affect the Elderly - U.S. News and World Report (7.8.2008)

Gas, Food Prices Pinch Elderly Meal Programs - USA Today (7.01.2008)

Meals on Wheels Choking on Gas Prices - Columbus Dispatch (06.05.2008)

Buying In To Medicaid - Times-Reporter (4.19.2008)

Elder-Care Costs Deplete Savings of a Generation - New York Times (12.30.2006)


Family Matters: One Roof, Three Generations - NPR (04.17.2012)

A Daughter’s Love, a Mother’s Last Breath - New York Times (02.23.2012)

The Increasingly Male Face of Caregiving - Chicago Tribune (02.14.2012)

Millions Now Manage Aging Parents' Care From Afar - MSNBC (01.26.2012)

Single and Seriously Ill: Care Circles Fill In For Family - MSNBC (08.29.2011)

Together Again: Women Take Care of Dying Exes - MSNBC (04.12.2011)

More With Dementia Wander From Home - New York Times (05.04.2010)

Support Groups for Caregivers of Alzheimer's Patients Increase Significantly in Central Ohio - Columbus Dispatch (07.27.2009)

In Turnabout, Children Take Caregiver Role - New York Times (2.22.2009)

More Men Take the Lead Role in Caring for Elderly Parents - New York Times (11.29.2008)

Veterans' Families Seek Aid for Caregiver Role - New York Times (11.12.2008)

Pets Have a Place in the Sickbed - USA Today (10.29.2008)

In 'Sweetie' and 'Dear', a Hurt for the Elderly - New York Times (10.07.2008)

For Families of the Ailing, a Brief Chance to Relax -New York Times (8.19.2008)

Love and Patience Help Caregivers Get By - Florida Times Union (8.19.2008)

The Care Connection - AARP (7.22.2008)

Elder Care Shared - Columbus Dispatch (4.22.2008)

As Parents Age, Baby Boomers and Businesses Struggle to Cope - New York Times (3.25.2006)

End of Life

60 Percent of Cancer Patients Die in a Hospital, Dartmouth Study Finds - Boston Globe (04.10.2012)

Despite Best Intentions, Californians Don’t Talk About End-Of-Life Wishes - Kaiser Health News (02.14.2012)

With Poem, Broaching the Topic of Death - New York Times (01.24.2011)

Hospice May No Longer Mean Halting Treatment -MSNBC (05.14.2010)

Making Your Wishes Known At the End of Life - New York Times (04.15.2010)

Five Years After Schiavo, Few Make End-of-Life Plans - MSNBC (03.30.2010)

Facing End-of-Life Talks, Doctors Choose to Wait - New York Times (01.11.2010)

Weighing Medical Costs of End-of-Life Care - New York Times (12.22.2009)

In Hospice, Care and Comfort as Life Wanes - NY Times (11.30.2009)

Few Americans Make End-of-life Wishes Known - MSNBC (11.12.2009)

Experts Urge Health Workers to Focus More on Comfort at End of Life - MSNBC (10.15.2009)

At the End, Offering Not a Cure but Comfort - New York Times (08.20.2009)

Ohio May Let Elderly Have More Control Over Their Care -Dayton Daily News (3.09.2009)

Hospice Helps Students Cope After Fire Killed 3 Classmates - Columbus Dispatch (2.05.2009)

Hospice Chaplains Take Up Bedside Counseling - New York Times (10.29.2008)

For the Elderly, Being Heard About Life's End - New York Times (5.5.2008)

For the Families of the Dying, Coaching as the Hours Wane - New York Times (5.20.2006)


For the Elderly, Emergency Rooms of Their Own - New York Times (04.10.2012)

Autism Rescue: Firefighter Teaches How to Help Autistic People in Emergencies - MSNBC - (03.01.2012)

Too Old to Travel Alone? Companies Offer Escort - MSNBC (12.06.2011)

More Ohio Motorists Getting Handicapped-Parking Placards - Columbus Dispatch (07.05.2011)

When Take As Directed Poses a Challenge - New York Times (07.04.2011)

Seniors Get Help in Crafting Wills - Columbus Dispatch (06.20.2011)

Some Fuzzy on Doctors' Orders - Columbus Dispatch (04.27.2011)

Number of 100-year-olds Is Booming In U.S. - MSNBC (04.26.2011)

Preemie Births Inch Down, But Still a Big Problem - MSNBC (11.17.2010)

Delaware County Registry Alerts Paramedics to Special-Needs Residents - Columbus Dispatch (04.26.2010)

A Graying Population, A Graying Workforce - New York Times (04.24.2010)

100-year-olds' Club Is Starting to Get Crowded - MSNBC (7.20.2009)

World's 65 and Older To Triple by 2050 - MSNBC (6.29.2009)

Pitcher Lands Himself a New Home - at an Assisted Living Center - CNN (5.13.2009)

Keeping Home Life-Support Up When Power's Out - MSNBC (1.12.2009)

Falls Are Leading Cause of Injury Death in Senior Citizens - Los Angeles Times (5.26.2008)

Health of Childhood Cancer Survivors Is Still At Risk - Los Angeles Times (5.26.2008)

Home Care

At 100, The Doctor Is Still In - Cincinnati Enquirer (12.12.2011)

Doctors Who Make House Calls - and More! - AARP (10.25.2011)

Coming Together to Make Aging a Little Easier - New York Times (09.15.2011)

Storm Outages Endanger Those on Home Medical Machines - MSNBC (09.01.2011)

Community Helps Two Women With Disabilities Move Into Place of Their Own - Columbus Dispatch (06.23.2011)

County Offices Team up to Help Seniors, Vets Stay Independent - Columbus Dispatch (06.22.2011)

Going Home: House Calls to Return with Reform? - MSNBC (11.01.2009)

Helping Elderly Leave Nursing Homes for a Home - NY Times (09.18.2009)

How to Select a Home Care Provider - Ohio Department of Aging Boomerang (September, 2009)

Home Health Aide Shortage Looming As Boomers Age - Dayton Daily News (3.07.2009)

No Need for Nursing Home if PACE Handles Senior Care - USA Today (11.18.2008)

A Grass Roots Effort to Grow Old at Home - New York Times (8.14.2007)

Innovations and Technology

New California Law Seeks To Expand Telehealth Services for Medicaid Beneficiaries - California Healthline (02.27.2012)

With Robots, A New Way To Understand Strokes - New York Times (01.12.2012)

Gadgets Keep Watch on Disabled Living Alone - Columbus Dispatch (07.06.2011)

Wired Up at Home to Monitor Illnesses - New York Times (11.22.2010)

Technologies Help Adult Children Monitor Aging Parents - New York Times (07.28.2010)

Going High-Tech to Track Alzheimer's Patients - MSNBC (11.16.2009)

Digitally Tracking the Elderly to Prevent Falls - New York Times (11.07.2009)

High Tech Helps Seniors Live Independently - MSNBC (1.23.2009)

Robots That Fetch: Device Could Help Disabled at Home - CNN (12.01.2008)

Designers Challanged to Include Disabled - CNN (10.30.2008)

Silver Alert Helps Track Wandering Seniors - MSNBC (9.15.2008)

'iShoe' Uses NASA Tech to Help Prevent Elderly Falls - USA Today (07.31.2008)



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