The Typical Situation: At renewal time, you receive a Workers Comp (“WC”) renewal quote from your insurance broker and maybe a few additional quotes from other carriers.
A person’s body changes as he gets older. Where a teenager could easily guzzle his way through a pile of junk food without any contraindications to show for it, consuming the same types of meals may well be very harmful for many elderly people. As a matter of fact, not having a well-balanced diet could trigger many age related conditions or even exacerbate the same.
Both Dementia and Alzheimer’s are progressive conditions that can be helped with treatment, but tragically, no cure exists. Often, people use the words Dementia and Alzheimer’s interchangeably, however the two are not the same.
Home healthcare is expected to be the fastest growing sector over the next ten years. This rapid pace of growth has expanded the market. Many entrepreneurs are getting their piece of the pie through homecare agency ownership. This expansion has also brought on an influx of insurance brokers and carriers that now serve the industry. These brokers and carriers may not have the experience, as they may not have served the industry in the past.
We live in a very litigious world. Even when healthcare workers do their best, sometimes patients are not grateful and turn to lawyers for even the slightest mishap. Malpractice lawsuits are very common in the healthcare profession.