Porch Visits in a Pandemic: Lessons Learned at the Feet of the Elderly

Porch Visit in a Pandemic

At corecubed, we’re not just your aging care marketing partner; we share your passion for changing the face of aging, for honoring our elders, and for striving to enhance quality of life for those who have spent a lifetime enhancing ours. Of course, this is easier said than done on a typical day in a typical world, but throw in … Read More

10 Must-Reads for Anyone Who Works in Home Care

While it looks totally different this year, September still heralds the start of the school year and a season that we associate with learning. To that end, we want to share some reading recommendations from some of our team members and home care agency clients – books that have helped shape and elevate their views of older adults, advanced their … Read More

Our Latest Home Care Marketing Awards: Helping Our Clients Shine

We’re delighted to announce our recent winning of 12 National Mature Media Awards℠, honoring the nation’s best marketing, communications, educational materials, and programs for older adults.  Winners were chosen by a distinguished panel of judges from across the U.S. who hold years of experience and expertise in the mature market industry. Gold Award recipients (including corecubed) represent the top five percent … Read More

Resources to Help Home Care Agencies Navigate COVID-19

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to dominate the healthcare landscape, and with increased awareness around the essential services home care companies provide, it’s important for home care agencies to position themselves as local leaders who are equipped and prepared to keep both clients and caregivers safe. To help in this endeavor, we’ve compiled the following trusted resources:  How a home care … Read More

Ask the Home Care SEO Experts

Ask the Home Care SEO Experts

“#1 Page Ranking Guaranteed! Double Your Website Traffic in 30 Days!”   Have you ever received marketing emails or calls that make these kinds of promises? If you’re struggling for your home care company to rank on a search engine like Google or frustrated that competitors seem to be getting more business, engaging with companies that make these types of promises can be tempting.   Unfortunately, these promises are highly unrealistic.   To learn more about an effective home care SEO strategy and why SEO makes a … Read More

Your Award-Winning Partner for Outstanding Home Care Marketing and Sales

2020 Aster Awards

We’re honored to share the news that we’ve been selected by Creative Images, Inc. as winners of five 2020 Aster Awards: four gold and one bronze. The Aster Awards recognize outstanding healthcare professionals for excellence in advertising and marketing efforts – the largest, most respected national competition of its kind.  Judging is based on creativity, layout and design, functionality, message effectiveness, production quality … Read More

Top 10 Home Care SEO Tips for Increasing Traffic to Your Website

Top 10 Home Care SEO Tips

If you feel like your website performance is sputtering and your competitors seem to be leaving you in the dust when it comes to driving new business, one reason could be that they have a better executed SEO presence and strategy. Do a quick search – do your competitors appear in more search results than your agency? Do they appear higher up on the … Read More

Sizing Up the Competition and Assessing Your Agency’s Weaknesses

In the competitive world of home care, successful agencies must stand out in the expanding senior care market and offer not only a superior care experience but a stellar first impression to win the business in the first place.  But how do you know if every inquiry that comes into your agency is being handled with a first-rate level of care? And, how can you accurately set the bar for excellence if you don’t know what competitors are offering?   One of … Read More

Selling in Place: Strengthening Relationships During the COVID-19 Crisis

Selling in Place: Strengthening Relationships During COVID-19

COVID-19 has reshaped the world as we know it. We are all moving forward together under unprecedented circumstances, navigating a landscape that changes daily, and practicing social distancing to flatten the curve. While this is a time of adjustment for everyone, there are crucial steps your home care agency sales and outreach team can take now to strengthen key relationships, … Read More

Score More Runs for Your Agency with the Right Coach

With spring training in full swing, now is the perfect time to think about what the right coach can do, not just for your favorite team, but for your home care business. Ideally, your home care agency has a salesperson or team with deep industry expertise and knowledge, strong community connections with referral sources, and a passion for sales. Yet even with the best players on your team, continually honing strategies and skills is key to remaining ahead of … Read More

Home Care Nation: Will Your Agency Get the First Impression Rose?

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Whether you’ve been part of Bachelor Nation since the show launched 16 years ago, you’re relatively new to The Bachelor craze, you’ve never seen the show at all, or can’t stand it, there’s some wisdom home care agencies can glean about making the best first impression and standing out from the competition. In the show, contestants pull out all the … Read More

Improve Your Home Care Inquiry Management Process in 2020 with These Tips!

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We either embrace them or avoid them, but whatever we think about New Year’s resolutions, January provides home care businesses with an opportunity to learn from mistakes made in the previous year and plan for improvements in the year ahead. In particular, it’s the perfect opportunity to ensure your agency is handling the influx of home care inquiry calls typically … Read More

Changes in the Home Care Industry Provide Opportunities for Growth

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Paul Kusserow is the President and Chief Executive Officer for Amedisys, the largest independent provider of home health, hospice and personal care services in the United States. As an industry veteran, Kusserow recognizes the growing pains and opportunities associated with change in the home health industry. Kusserow highlights two changes in the home health industry: one, the introduction of patient … Read More

PDGM and the Move from Volume-Driven to Value-Driven Care

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The Patient-Driven Groupings Model, or PDGM, will go into effect on January 1, 2020. PDGM is an updated version of the Home Health Groupings Model (HHGM) previously introduced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and then discontinued in 2017. According to CMS, PDGM is an effort to reduce the cost of home healthcare delivery and encourages value over volume, … Read More

The Advantages of Working With A Google Partner

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As the owner or manager of a home care agency, your days are probably filled with paperwork, fulfilling staffing needs, and most importantly, providing top-notch care for clients and their families. The last thing you want to think about at the end of the day is search engine optimization (SEO), pay–per–click advertising (PPC), or website updates and analytics. While you are aware of the importance of … Read More

How to Rev Up Visibility of Your Home Care Website

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There are two questions we receive regularly from home care agency owners:  “How can I attract more customers online?” and “How can I attract more caregivers online?”   In this internet-driven world, the answer comes down to two key factors: the quality of your website, and whether or not searchers can find it.   With so many home care agencies vying for the top spot in search results, it’s imperative to understand why content is so important and why it needs to … Read More

Extra, Extra, Read All About It! Gain Community Trust Through PR

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In an industry like aging care, consumers typically don’t give a thought to such a service until the need arises – and when it does, it’s often a crisis situation that leaves them feeling overwhelmed and unsure where to turn. Trust is paramount, and most effectively gained through third party endorsement: referrals from friends and family, online reviews, and something many … Read More

Recruitment Marketing Strategy: Your Home Care Agency Survival Kit

recruitment marketing strategy

In the recently released Home Care Pulse 2018 Benchmarking Study, caregiver shortages and turnover were identified as two of the top five threats facing home care providers. According to AARP, more than 117 million Americans will need care by 2020. This dramatic increase in the older adult population signals the importance of a recruitment marketing strategy with creative recruiting ideas to attract current caregivers and newcomers to the career. While there is no magic bullet to … Read More

A Win/Win: Our Award-Winning Marketing Materials Make Your Agency Shine!

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We’re delighted to share the news that we’ve been honored by Marketing Healthcare Today Magazine and Creative Images, Inc. with four 2019 Aster Awards: three gold and one silver. The Aster Awards recognize outstanding home health care professionals for excellence in advertising and marketing efforts – the largest, most respected national competition of its kind.   Judged on creativity, layout and design, functionality, … Read More

Podcast Series Helps Consumers Choose Home

Help Choose Home podcast

The demographics, they are a-changin’. According to the Rural Health Information Hub, there are currently more than 46 million adults 65 years of age and older living in the United States. By 2050, that number is expected to grow to nearly 90 million. What does this mean for America? By 2030, one in five Americans is projected to be 65 years of … Read More

SEO and PPC: How Home Care Agencies Are Using Search Strategies to Soar

For the longest time, home care agencies have focused mainly on print and direct mail advertising strategies to generate new business. While these traditional techniques are important and still bring value, many home care agencies are mixing up their overall marketing strategies by implementing SEO (search engine optimization) and PPC (pay-per-click). Using both SEO and PPC home care ads can … Read More

How To Emphasize Quality to Overcome Home Care Cost Objections

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As consumers, we do whatever we can to ensure we’re getting the best price for our purchases, whether through comparing costs online, clipping coupons, or asking friends and family for recommendations. Yet there are also situations when quality takes a front seat over cost: Choosing an elegant restaurant to celebrate a special occasion. Determining the best surgeon for a heart … Read More

Nurture New Home Health Care Relationships: Campaigns to Share Your Care

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The season of love is here, and while we often use this time to show gratitude to our significant others, it’s also a good reminder that you should be showing potential clients and referral sources love as well. In our January newsletter, we discussed the importance of starting with great content that your target consumers find relevant. This month we … Read More