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Grab cowboy boots, western duds for Elder Care benefit
Traveler, historian, author and columnist, the Original Buffalo Dale started his weekly column with the Examiner-Enterprise nine years ago. Covering a wide variety of topics in a folksy style, he hopes to share his love of history, travel and current ...

Affordable geriatric care
The India Home Health Care team has introduced 'The Elder Care' geriatric package for varied needs of the elderly. From basic care to 24-hour requirement, the services can be accessed from the comfort of one's home. The 'Basic Care' package is for ...

Elder Care Concerns
Everyone needs a break. If you are living with a senior and are the primary caregiver, remember to take care of yourself. It's wonderful that you are providing the means for your loved one to stay at home, but caregiving is demanding — and it's normal ...

Sidwell Friends School Was Protested in Attempt to Save Nearby Elder-Care Facility
The school announced plans to purchase the elder-care facility for $32.5 million last September, to accommodate its lower school, which is currently located in Bethesda. The sale of Washington Home drew flak because it would displace its population of ...

DOJ Launches Task Forces to Stop Abuse of Elder Patients
Dr. Bill Thomas, founder of the Green House Project and the Eden Alternative, two nonprofit organizations for improving long-term care for the elderly, says the task forces could help curtail some abuses but won't fix the country's broken elder care ...

Adventures in Elder Care, Part Two - aka, We Have Assisted Lift-Off!
Planet Michelle is almost back into regular orbit. Just need to check telemetry, trajectory, and de-wedgie my spacesuit for reentry. Cannot tell you how much I've missed you guys. Watchers of this space might recall that I've been on enforced hiatus ...

WCH Elder Care program looks at the bigger picture
The WCH's Elder Care Program aims to address some of these issues by providing comprehensive multidisciplinary care to older patients with chronic conditions. For example, a specially trained elder-care nurse can identify at-risk patients — those who ...

Lawmakers Hesitant To Toughen Oversight Of Elder Care Facilities
Lawmakers Hesitant To Toughen Oversight Of Elder Care Facilities. Hawaii legislators want to delay the start of unannounced inspections and nixed money for the long-term care ombudsman. about 3 hours ago · By Nathan Eagle · 0. Sections. Unless state ...

Elder Care: Elder law vs. elder care
May is right around the corner, and in addition to celebrating the arrival of spring, this month has been designated as Older Americans Month and National Elder Law Month. The theme for Older Americans Month is “Blaze a Trail,” which is exactly what ...

Elder Care: Frequently asked questions about Power of Attorney documents
Often in our practice, we begin by explaining to people the various legal documents that they should have as a foundation. More often than not, most people believe that they only need a Last Will and Testament and do not understand the significance of ...

Pet Therapy Day: East Longmeadow elder care facility East Village Place to recognize furry friend
Pet Therapy Day: East Longmeadow elder care facility East Village Place to recognize furry friend. evp pr bentley.jpg. Bentley and his owner, Mike Smist, visit a resident at East Village Place in East Longmeadow. Print Email · Sean Teehan | Special to ...

Elder Care: Conversations of Care
According to Bureau of Labor Statistics U.S. 2015, roughly 40 million Americans provide unpaid elder care to a loved one. As loved ones age, their needs and behaviors change. Invariably, these changes impact all family members. Managing elder care can ...

Lighting up the lives of elder-care residents
The active volunteer continues to visit up to a dozen seniors bi-weekly, bringing her signature smile and a listening ear to just about every Jewish elder-care resident in East Seminole County, including residents of Arden Courts of Winter Springs ...

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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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