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Asus wants its new robot to help with elder care
There will be more than 2 billion people over the age of 60 in 2050 -- more than double the number today, according to a recent Bank of America Merrill Lynch Research study. And as the average life expectancy continues to climb, elder care will become ...

State officials blame owner of neglectful elder care facility for tangled evacuation
DETROIT — Local and state officials didn't disagree with the shuttering of an elderly care facility accused of neglect this week, but some questioned the manner in which residents and families were notified. The Ashley Court, a Livonia senior living ...

Elder Care Expert: Planning Is Essential for Future Caregivers
Patricia Ann Rencher kicked off her Women of Color seminar by giving attendees a hint about their futures. At about age 50, their roles as caregivers would probably begin--whether they were prepared or not. Rencher's presentation was all about how to ...

Elder Care: Choosing an elder law attorney
Perhaps an attorney once helped them to buy their house or to prepare a will after their children were born. Other clients have had some experience during their working years interacting with an attorney about business or organizational issues. Who ...

Inter-Lakes sells Ti elder-care homes
The shift in elder-care administration comes as health-care facilities in Ticonderoga move to build a comprehensive "medical village" format, with cooperation between Inter-Lakes Health and the University of Vermont Health Network, Elizabethtown ...

Vermont's Innovative Elder Care Program, SASH, Cited As A National Model
Karyn Crossman, a SASH coordinator pays a visit to 88-year-old Lloyd Piggrem, of Rutland. Piggrem is one of 100 clients Crossman works with through a statewide nonprofit that provides a variety of home-based support services. Nina Keck / VPR ...

Elder Care and Sharknados: What's a Nonprofit Board Consultant to Do?
I am a consultant who has been doing strategic planning with a nonprofit that is facing significant marketplace changes. The executive director is very knowledgeable on many levels. She has a great board president who is a whiz at finance and is very ...

Health Pro: Elder care a passion for Dr. Visa
The common belief that memory loss as you age is normal is wrong, according to the work of Dr. Visa Srinivasan, Medical Director of Health First Aging Services and the East Central Florida Memory Clinic located in the same Melbourne facility. In those ...

Elder Care: Preparing for long-term care or reacting to a crisis
Six years after starting Keystone Elder Law is a good milepost to be reflective as we observe Elder Law Month during May. Whether you are in your retirement years or are helping a loved one who is, Keystone Elder Law's experience and services are ...

China Investment Roadmap: the Elder Care Industry – New Issue of China Briefing Magazine
China elderly care 250x350 The latest issue of China Briefing Magazine, titled “China Investment Roadmap: the Elder Care Industry“, is out now and available to subscribers as a complimentary download in the Asia Briefing Bookstore through the month of ...

Personal experience adds new dimension to elder care researcher's work
For more than thirty-five years Laura Katz Olson has studied the impact of elder care policy on vulnerable populations in the U.S. But, not even her deep knowledge of the subject could prepare her for her appalling encounters with the system when her ...

Free elder care workshop scheduled
The Atrium, A Choice Community will host an elder care workshop from 10:30 a.m. to noon and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at the facility, 216 Main St., downtown Johnstown. The workshop will cover topics such as estate planning, Medicaid and Medicare, ...

Pa. state representative hosts elder-care forum
Experts said the time to make decisions about elder care is before they actually need to be made. Speakers at a Saturday expo for senior citizens and caregivers encouraged attendees to explore their options sooner rather than later. They said it is ...


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Understanding Heart Disease In Later Life

A heart condition is a scary and supremely difficult thing to have to deal with at any point in life. Does it become scarier as you get older? That’s hard to say. When you’re young, it feels unfair for it to have happened to you while you’re still youthful and active. But when you’re older, though you may feel less surprised, you still have to deal with the difficulty... [Continue Reading]

Heartwarming Things To Do After You Retire!

flickr As much as people like to finish work when they retire, they often can be left wondering what they should do next. After going on a couple of holidays, it can become boring not to do anything with your time. A lot of people decide to start a new hobby or take up a sport. But some people really want to make a difference. Here are some heartwarming things to do after you retire. ... [Continue Reading]

Retirement Is Fast Approaching, Here’s How To Handle It Like A Pro

Getting older is inevitable. Time catches up with all of us. So when retirement does arrive, it’s imperative that you are prepared for it. After dedicating a life to working and providing for your loved ones, enjoying retirement is the least that you deserve. However, failure to plan for those later stages can make life very uncomfortable. In truth, that’s the last thing you need... [Continue Reading]

3 Ways To Stay Independent After Retirement

Most people would agree that they don’t want to become a burden to their families when they get old. However, knowing how to stop that from happening is difficult. You never know what the future might hold, and so it’s hard to make any watertight plans. Even so, there are certain actions you can take to tip the scales of balance in your favor. We’re going to present you with... [Continue Reading]

How To Deal With The Pressures Of Caring For An Elder

Flickr As our population ages, more of us than ever before are taking on care responsibilities for the important seniors in our lives. In an ideal world, of course, everything will go smoothly. The truth is, however, that looking after seniors brings many issues with it - and there is a lot of pressure to deal with. So, if you are feeling like you are struggling to cope with the demands of... [Continue Reading]

Looking After Yourself When You Hit Old Age

When you get a bit older, you need to be a little more careful about the sorts of things you do. You have to look after yourself a little more than you normally would. That means thinking about the necessary means required to take care of yourself. These are some of the important things to consider. Take Your Pills Everyone who gets older will need to start taking some form of medication.... [Continue Reading]

How To Assist With Mobility Issues

As elderly people continue to age, it’s almost inevitable that they’ll suffer from mobility issues at some point. Depending on their circumstances, it could a life-changing thing. You need to know how to care for them effectively when they’re struggling to move around like they used to. Whether it’s just a case of lending a helping hand or buying them tools to make... [Continue Reading]

ED - Living With Erectile Dysfunction

There is no nice way to find out that you can’t perform in the bedroom as you would like. Somehow, you feel as if it is your fault and your body has let you down. And, you also feel like it makes you less of a man. For some men, the consequences of erectile dysfunction are hard to live with because of the mental and physical impacts. If you have ED, you might be wondering ‘how can... [Continue Reading]

What You Can Do Now To Improve Quality Of Life In Later Years

If you could have a chance to change anything what it would be? Would you change the way you looked? Or perhaps it goes a bit deeper than that. When asked, some people over 50 would comment that it would be more about the quality of life than how handsome or beautiful they looked. (Source) The quality of life can mean a lot of things. Such as: Hearing - Our hearing can be dramatically... [Continue Reading]

Finding Housing Options as a Senior

The retirement home industry faces some stigma, indeed, as many people outright deny wanting to spend time in an "old folks home." They say that is until they take a look around some of the very best retirement homes out there. One of the biggest problems facing both seniors and the retirement home industry is that people are simply not well informed enough about all their options. When people... [Continue Reading]

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