Baby Boomers Shake Off ‘Perennials’ And Other Aging Labels
Sep 3, 2018
Home-based care providers may need to rethink how they refer to their baby boomer clients, as many have rejected traditional labels describing older adults in favor of more inventive alternatives.
Indeed, the widely accepted tag of “senior” seems to be on its way out, along with other labels such as “aged” or “elderly,” which never really caught on in the first place. Baby boomers, a counterculture generation looking to cement a new generational identify in their post-retirement years, is largely responsible for the shake up, according to a recent Wall Street Journal article.
Medicare Advantage Must Booth Health – And Fiscal Responsibility
May 3, 2023Meaghan Puglisi
With all the noise lately on President Biden’s campaign to overhaul Medicare Advantage, Joel Theisen, Lifespark CEO, put pen to paper sharing his opinion on the subject. His thoughts were picked up by MedCity News. In the article Joel said, “Done properly, Medicare Advantage should produce lower costs to taxpayers and better outcomes for patients. […]
How Acuity, Labor Shortages, Regulation Are Transforming Nursing Home Clinical Teams
April 28, 2023Meaghan Puglisi
In article in Skilled Nursing News, reporter Amy Stulick, writes about how those in the industry continue to adapt amid a historic workforce shortage and higher acuity patients, nursing staff are having to adapt in new ways. All nursing levels, and even dietary and housekeeping staff, need to work together to ensure a facility is […]
HIPAA Reform Should Protect Patients, Scale Back Silos Around Medical Data
March 24, 2023Meaghan Puglisi
In an opinion piece featured in Healthcare Dive, Joel Theisen, Lifespark CEO, argues for an update of HIPAA that acknowledges an advanced technology landscape and scales back healthcare data silos. This conversation is getting a lot of buzz in Washington as congress looks to pass a bill which calls for a commission to review existing state […]