Commoditizing Home Care Services – is it care?

Commoditizing Home Care Services – is it care?
What does commodity mean?The meaning of commodity as per the dictionary -Commodity: noun commodity \kə-ˈmä-də-tē\ or commoditization \kə-ˌmä-də-tə-ˈzā-shən\: A reasonably homogeneous good or material, bought and sold freely as an article of commerce.Or as described by Ron Vianu commoditization is the by-product of price transparency without any mea...
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Aging Baby Boomers – patients (customers) with attitude!

Aging Baby Boomers – patients (customers) with attitude!
In a recent article Bettsee Gotwald identified health care trends impacting the baby boomer generation. The size of the ageing baby boomer generation is impacting many aspects of Australian society, not the least of which is the effect on our healthcare system. Approximately 5 million people make up this population of Australians born between 1947 ...
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Last minute gift idea - iPad for Seniors

​If you still haven't bought your older loved one a gift for Christmas, what about and iPad? With new gadgets and gizmos coming out every day, it can be hard to keep up and to know which ones are worth sharing with your elderly loved one. Laptops are heavy and expensive, the iPhone has numerous useful applications but it's too small for many senior...
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Christmas Gift Ideas - Smart Gadgets for Savvy Seniors

​From amplified telephones and listening systems for televisions to devices for fall detection and remote monitoring, the technology industry is responding to a growing demand for products specifically designed for today's ageing population—a market representing more than $2.5 trillion in annual spending power according to the Ageing Technology All...
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Christmas Tips - When You Can't Be Home for the Holidays

​Whether it's Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or another end of year celebration, bringing the generations together is often part of the tradition. Families brave crowded airports to be together with their loved ones. Sometimes we can't spend this special time with all the people we love. Perhaps we have a job that requires us to be on duty during the...
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