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A critical shortage of home health care workers in California and across the U.S. threatens care for senior citizens and people with disabilities.
Medical experts around the country are rolling out instructional videos for family caregivers who need help with challenging medical tasks.
The first overhaul of federal regulations in almost 30 years for home health care agencies will require them to be much more responsive to what aging patients and their caregivers need or want.
Medi-Cal’s controversial program to go after your assets when you die will be significantly curtailed starting in January, but some enrollees could be hit by new claims.
Older adults who hope to spend the end of their lives at home need to take key steps to make that possible.
A $15 minimum wage will almost double what many home care workers are paid but won’t solve other problems.
A partnership between San Diego County and four health systems seeks to bridge the longstanding gap between hospitals and social services.
New law will raise California’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2022-2023, offering “underpaid” home care workers some financial relief.
In a shift of policy, California will no longer push low-income Californians who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid into managed care.
Bad coordination and communication can put patients at risk as they’re discharged from a hospital.