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Tennessee Launches “Long-Term Care Choices”

Starting today, eligible residents in Middle Tennessee have greater access to services in their homes and communities.  Using funding from the Long-Term Choices Act of 2008, low income elders in the middle portion of the state can choose to receive basic…

Written by: John Wolf on Monday, March 1, 2010

Florida 5:1 Cost Ratio: Institutional vs. Home Care

According to new figures released by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, the state’s Home Care for the Elderly program saves $5 of institutional costs for every $1 spent in the program.  More specifically, the average annual cost of caring for a senior in…

Written by: John Wolf on Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Presumptive Waivers Eligibility

In another effort to help seniors remain in their homes and communities, lawmakers in Indiana are considering a bill that would allow Area Agencies on Aging to make the call about whether consumers are eligible for Medicaid waivers-funded services before…

Written by: John Wolf on Thursday, January 7, 2010

The State of Ohio and the Case for Expanded Home and Community Services

John A. Carey of the Ohio Senate makes a great case for why the expansion of home and community-based services for aging citizens is a true win-win for seniors and Ohio tax payers alike. According to Senator Carey, if the state of…

Written by: John Wolf on Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Got Budget Cuts? Meet Harmony for APS

Today, Harmony announced availability of an enhanced version of Harmony for APS  the industry’s first on-demand solution built specifically for Adult Protective Services organizations.  Harmony for APS is the result of more than two years of market research, product development…

Written by: John Wolf on Tuesday, October 27, 2009