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.
Memory Care Operators Embrace Managed Care Amid Wider Shift to Value-Based Payments
November 1, 2023Meaghan Puglisi
In a Senior Housing News story on Memory Care Business, writer Jesse Floyd shares that memory care providers are shifting to a managed care model, seeking to forestall expensive medical crises in favor of working to keep residents as healthy as possible for longer. Lifespark had the opportunity to share our expertise on senior living […]
WCCO Health Show with Susie Jones – Dr. Nick Schneeman Talks Deprescribing
October 30, 2023Meaghan Puglisi
Dr. Nick Schneeman, Lifespark Chief Medical Officer, joined Susie Jones from WCCO radio on her Health Show to talk about deprescribing and overprescribing during Healthy Aging Month. They covered a lot of ground during the one-hour Sunday morning segment answering everything from what is deprescribing and drug cascading to should a person ever go off […]
Joel Theisen, BSN, RN, CEO of Lifespark weighed in on the Annual Open Enrollment season with his opinion on the process in an article in MarketWatch. The health care choice is important but changing for the 60 million Americans on Medicare. 2023 was the first year most seniors opted for Medicare Advantage over traditional Medicare, […]