This week, HouseWorks team members joined in a celebration of the greater Boston Jewish Family & Children's Service at its 2019 Benefit Gala. For 150 years, Jewish Family & Children's Service (known as JF&CS) has served vulnerable populations including older adults living with chronic conditions. We were touched by the...
April 4, 2019 - 7:43pm
Last week, HouseWorks' marketing team shared tips for "Taking Care of Your Aging Parents" at the Hanover, Mass. Senior Center. Attendees shared their stories of supporting older loved ones -- spouses struggling after an Alzheimer's diagnosis, mothers-in-law in New Hampshire, and that one aunt who at 94 can't understand why...
March 19, 2019 - 8:38am
From our House to yours, we hope you have enjoyed a restful, happy and healthy holiday season. Before we bid farewell to the year, we want to share with you some of our proudest accomplishments of 2018 and give you a preview of what’s in the works for 2019. If you are not familiar with HouseWorks, we are the leading in-home care company in...
December 31, 2018 - 12:12pm
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March 12, 2018 - 3:01pm
Our CEO, Andrea Cohen, did a podcast last week with Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts about the challenges and successes of private home care. In this episode, Pat Kelleher, Executive Director of the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts talks with Andrea on topics including: ·    A primer on private...
August 15, 2017 - 10:19am
This week marks ‘National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD)’ which inspires, educates and empowers families and health care providers about the importance of advance care planning. NHDD encourages patients to express their health care wishes and helps providers to listen for, understand and execute on those wishes. The theme for 2017...
April 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
According to the Boston Business Journal, seniors make up nearly 13 percent of the population and are projected to account for about 20 percent of the population by 2060.  Given the high demand, increased expense and the emphasis on patient-centered care, health care providers are being challenged to create new options for families who want...
March 28, 2017 - 11:49am
The integration of in-home service and technology is necessary to create cohesive and comprehensive aging-in-place solutions. Recent investor interest in the private in-home care (nearing $300M in 2016) produced new integrated models and innovative strategic partnerships. Although the ‘end game’ is not clear, the...
January 30, 2017 - 4:04pm
The Huffington Post calls Hurricane Matthew “the fiercest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade.” Matthew wrought widespread destruction and catastrophic loss of life during its journey across the Western Atlantic. With an estimated 2 million people affected in the Caribbean, CNN calls it the “Three Days of Terror.”  ...
October 28, 2016 - 2:36pm
On September 2nd, the New York Times featured a story, written by Constance Gustke, about a couple struggling after the wife fell under the spell of early-onset Alzheimer's. The Times wrote, "He quit his job as a well-paid sales represenative in the printing industry and becamse his wife's 24-hour caregiver: dressing her, doing...
September 8, 2016 - 8:57am