VITAS Appoints 3 New Executives; Chemed CFO to Retire

VITAS Healthcare, a subsidiary of of Chemed Corp. (NYSE: CHE), has brought up from its ranks three new executive leaders. Meanwhile, its parent company Chemed has named a new CFO. As of 2020, Miami-based VITAS is the nation’s largest hospice provider by market share, operating 50 locations in 14 states. Through the third quarter of […]

Aging Media Announces the Future Leaders Class of 2023

Aging Media Network, Inc., a WTWH Media Company, (“Aging Media”) is pleased to announce the Future Leaders Class of 2023, showcasing the most promising talent in the behavioral health, home health and home care, hospice and palliative care, senior housing, and skilled nursing industries. These exemplary individuals represent strength, intuition and perseverance under some of […]

Aging Media Network Announces 2023 Aspect Awards Winners

Aging Media Network (AMN) is proud to announce the 2023 Aspect Awards winners. With 53 submissions in the categories of Behavioral Health, Home Health & Home Care, Hospice & Palliative Care, Senior Housing & Senior Living, and Skilled Nursing (SNF), the scope of creativity is broader than ever before. The program was judged by 10 […]

Hospices See Potential in Value-Based Contracts, but Referrals Not Guaranteed

Shared savings contracts in value-based care programs can generate revenue for hospices that offer upstream services like palliative care, but that does not guarantee that providers will see an increase in referrals. Hospices nationwide have been developing additional business lines to capitalize on emerging value-based models, including services like PACE, home-based primary care, and palliative […]

Aging Media Announces the Future Leaders Class of 2022

Aging Media Network, Inc. (“Aging Media”) is pleased to announce the Future Leaders Class of 2022, showcasing the most promising talent in the senior housing, skilled nursing, home health and hospice industries. These exemplary individuals represent strength, intuition and perseverance under some of the most challenging circumstances the aging industries have ever seen. Aging Media […]

New Senate Bill Would Give Terminally Ill the ‘Right to Try’ Psychedelic Therapies

U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) have introduced a bill designed to give terminally ill patients access to certain controlled substances. If enacted, the bill would clarify that patients receiving end-of-life care could access Schedule 1 controlled substances that have undergone a Phase 1 clinical trial, including MDMA and psilocybin. Reps. Earl Blumenauer […]

Aging Media Announces the Frontline Honors Class of 2022

Aging Media Network (AMN) is proud to announce the Frontline Honors Class of 2022. With nominations in the categories of Home Health & Home Care, Hospice & Palliative Care, Senior Housing & Senior Living, Skilled Nursing (SNF), and Behavioral Health, the program showcases exemplary character and performance of frontline workers across the care continuum. “In […]

ConcertoCare Ensures Palliative Care Access for PACE Participants

ConcertoCare, a tech-enabled provider of home-based care, recently launched a new PACE program in Alexandria, Va. As with the company’s other service lines, Concerto is integrating palliative care into their PACE program. The new center in Virginia, Cherry Blossom PACE offers a community-based, interdisciplinary care delivery model serving participants 55 or older who need nursing […]