Owlytics Healthcare product line is just getting into the US. I’m not sure of the distributor, but I’m sure it can be found. Seems like senior living centers, home health care agencies, GCMs, rehab facilities, etc. should check out the product line to see if remote monitoring can keep our clients from having events requiring hospitalization. Read more…
“A home health aide for a 77-year-old man serves as social worker, diaper changer, dietitian, day planner, warden and more — all at dismal wages.” Read more >>
Interesting article from WealthManagement.com relating to dementia. Read more here >>
Perry A. Shulman, CPA, Chair, Orion Elder Abuse Committee
Laura Olivares from Nothing Forgotten, Inc. is posting this interesting article by Katy Butler in the SF Chronicle for everyone to read. ” According to a 2017 Kaiser Foundation study, 7 in 10 Americans hope to die at home. But half die in nursing homes and hospitals, and more than a tenth are cruelly shuttled from one to the other in their final three days.” Please see this link to the article
On June 13, 2018, Bernie Rosen, Public Affairs Specialist, shared an overview of the Social Security program at the Orion NYC Chapter meeting. Bernie’s depth of knowledge from decades with the Social Security Administration made him an excellent educational resource and ‘answer man’ for the many attendee questions.
Bernie and his colleague, Nilsa Henriquez, also made informative presentations at the Orion Westchester and Long Island meetings in the past year.
Based on members’ requests, here is an abbreviated version of Bernie’s slides. While the data was current as of June 13th, regulations can change so be sure to check with the SSA for the most up-to-date information. Download here