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Revolutionizing Senior Long-Term Care Services with Innovative Software Solutions

Posted by GVT Admin on Dec 5, 2023 2:53:00 PM

The world of healthcare is evolving, and one area that's seeing remarkable advancements is senior long-term care services. Thanks to innovative software solutions and modern technology, the senior care landscape is experiencing a transformation that promises better care, increased efficiency, and improved communication. This article explores the ways in which case management software are transforming senior long-term care services.

In an era defined by technological advancements, senior care is no exception to the rule. The incorporation of cutting-edge software solutions into the fabric of long-term care is paving the way for a brighter, more efficient, and compassionate future. We will delve into the multiple facets of this digital revolution.

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Topics: Elderly/Aging Long Term Care

Turkeys For Seniors

Posted by GVT Admin on Nov 22, 2023 10:30:00 AM

On the Monday morning of Thanksgiving week this correspondent paid a visit to the parking lot of St. Mary’s food bank in Phoenix, Arizona. St. Mary's had reported that food banks across the nation were overrun this year by the unfortunate who lack the funds to join in the celebration feast shared by millions of American families. We wanted to gage this year’s turnout and gain some insight into which demographics were moved to reach out of their need and desperately try to assemble a festive meal for their family.

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Topics: Elderly/Aging Long Term Care, Homeless & Food Pantry

Tidal Wave 2023

Posted by GVT Admin on Sep 20, 2023 10:30:00 AM

Since our original reporting on the tidal wave of elderly that the baby boom generation represents, we have continued to update our report on the care burden that sits squarely on the shoulders of Gens X, Y, Z, and the Millennials. America is an aging nation. By 2029, 71 million baby boomers will have reached retirement age. Being an aging nation also means becoming a nation of caregivers. Providing this care is a monumental endeavor, one for which American society is ill prepared. Already, around 42 million Americans are providing informal support to someone 50 or older, and many of them are struggling under the financial and psychological pressure. That number will only grow as the nation ages.

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Topics: Elderly/Aging Long Term Care

Revolutionizing Senior Services with Innovative Case Management Software

Posted by GVT Admin on Aug 8, 2023 10:30:00 AM

As America’s population ages, the demand for effective and efficient senior services rises. As of right now, there are 55.8 million American people over the age of 65. A vast majority of these seniors need effective senior care and social services to help them navigate the challenges in their golden years.

Caseworkers in this field also face unique challenges. Managing complex cases, coordinating multiple services, and making sure that the well-being of their elderly clients is prioritized, it’s not easy being a case manager in senior services.

Fortunately, technology has emerged as a powerful ally in breaking down barriers and transforming the landscape of senior services. Innovative case management software solutions are now playing a crucial role in revolutionizing senior services and improving how caseworkers manage cases and bring about positive change in the lives of our seniors.

In this blog today, let’s discover how efficient case management software can help non-profits improve senior care.

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Topics: Elderly/Aging Long Term Care

Baby Boomer Integrated Care

Posted by GVT Admin on Jul 6, 2023 10:30:00 AM

As of July 2019, millennials surpassed baby boomers as America’s largest generation. However, baby boomers, born between 1946 and 1964 represent the largest generational birth cohort in U.S. history, and nearly 76.5 million are now drifting toward retirement and advanced old age. Healthcare teams are discovering that caring for elderly baby boomers is far more complex than they expected.

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Topics: Elderly/Aging Long Term Care

What is Ageism? Respecting Your Elders

Posted by GVT Admin on May 16, 2023 10:52:00 AM

Did you know that according to WHO research findings, one in every two people worldwide is ageist against older individuals? Ageism is widespread in our societies, impacting individuals of all ages, from children to the elderly. However, statistics demonstrate that ageism disproportionately affects elderly individuals compared to the younger population.

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Topics: Elderly/Aging Long Term Care

Visiting The Elderly

Posted by GVT Admin on May 3, 2023 10:45:00 AM

Readers of this blog from outside the professional social work community contact us from time to time and ask what they can do to help. We asked 12 social workers what they would suggest, and the consensus was:

“Visit older adults in your neighborhood or residents at a local nursing home or assisted living facility and share the kindness of a personal connection.”

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Topics: Elderly/Aging Long Term Care

The Future of Senior Services Case Management

Posted by GVT Admin on Mar 16, 2023 10:45:00 AM

According to the most recent estimates, the United States has over 56 million people over the age of 65. This figure is expected to more than double by 2060, when senior citizens will account for more than 19% of the population.

So, if your human service agency is interested in determining a strategy for senior services case management, we believe the time has come. Because, in the near future, your case managers will face a massive workload, numerous new challenges, and a large number of new clients desperate for their assistance.

Are you curious about how you can evolve and improve your senior care agency in the future? Let's explore the way forward.

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Topics: Elderly/Aging Long Term Care, senior care


Posted by GVT Admin on Feb 16, 2023 10:30:00 AM


The pandemic significantly affected all of us in one way or another but decimated our senior population. Social workers report that elderly survivors have been left with lingering feelings of dread and abandonment that continue to affect the quality of the little life they have left.


Total Number of COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. 


85 and older - 295,010

75-84 ---          287,729

65-74 ---          248,635

Total Over 65          831,374 (75%)

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Topics: Elderly/Aging Long Term Care, Covid-19/Pandemic

Elderly Mothers of Adult Children

Posted by GVT Admin on Dec 7, 2022 10:45:00 AM

Women are used to putting their own needs on the back burner. They attend to infants, young children, and teenagers, all the while telling themselves that there will be time enough for themselves when their kids are grown. But what happens when an adult child turns out to have mental health concerns, substance abuse disorder, or financial or employment issues? Social workers who work with the elderly tell us that many older mothers are sinking under the weight of troubled adult children. It’s hardly a discovery that mothers sacrifice their own needs for the sake of their children. What is news is how this sacrifice continues to affect the lives of older mothers.

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Topics: Elderly/Aging Long Term Care, what social workers do, social issues

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