Mental health in later life presents an increasing challenge of modern society. The rapid growth in the elderly population, increased life expectancy, and prevalence of chronic diseases among the elderly, extend the need for using health, social and financial community resources.
Year after year, since the beginning in 1982, Elly Kleinman Americare Companies founder seeks new ways to transform American healthcare and meet the needs of patients in the evolving U.S. healthcare system. But in order to meet the future needs, home healthcare providers need to explore new trends and see how consumers are relating to that. When it comes to understanding the role of home healthcare services and how to integrate home healthcare into new models for the delivery of care and the future healthcare marketplace, there are some key reforms and investments in workforce, technologies, and research that can leverage the role of home healthcare and can help clarify the value of home healthcare. In the past couple of years we have seen an increasing demand for caregivers. As of the second half of 2014, around 40 million Americans were serving as caregivers, a figure which is expected to reach 45 million by 2020, caring for over 117 million people.