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Adult day program expanding to Clifton Park
It is one of seven programs offered to the senior population by Colonie's non-profit, Senior Service Centers. Programming at Bright Horizons began Sept. 2 in a space leased at HealthPlex Fitness Center, 1673 Route 9, Clifton Park. A ribbon cutting was ...

Contra Costa County Senior Care Home Owners Arrested for Alleged Wage ...
Contra Costa County Senior Care Home Owners Arrested for Alleged Wage ...

Cook-off, Car Show Benefit Ambulance Service and Senior Center
Those who help others in Archer City are getting a little extra help themselves thanks to a weekend fundraiser. American Legion Post 198 is hosting a chili cook-off and car show Saturday. All the proceeds benefit the ambulance service and the senior ...

Raids uncover wage fraud at Contra Costa senior care homes
Inside a million-dollar care home for seniors on a leafy Walnut Creek street was a secret busted wide open by authorities Tuesday: Workers, some of them immigrants, were tending to elderly residents day and night for as little as $4 an hour. In some ...

Senior Care Solutions Helps Family Navigate Care for Mom
Fortunately for Wright, her daughter-in-law Karen Wright was familiar with a readily available resource to help navigate care—Senior Care Solutions (SCS) by Oakwood. “Our family needed to have an objective third party evaluation of what my mother-in ...

Senior Care Organization and Secretary of State's Office Team Up for Organ ...
Senior Care Organization and Secretary of State's Office Team Up for Organ ...

Blueprint for 21st Century Senior Care in Amarillo on Display
AMARILLO -- The next step in the updating of senior care in Amarillo was on display today. The blueprint for 21st century senior centers showed off some modern centers from around the country. And also taking a look at centers in Amarillo. Local ...

UK may retain C-130J Hercules for special forces duties
The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) may retain in service a number of its Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules transport aircraft for special forces use, a senior service official disclosed on 16 September. Speaking at the IQPC Military Airlift 2014 conference in ...

Home Instead Senior Care Providing Alzheimer's Therapy
As the number of Americans with the disease grows, so does the need for awareness, support, and research. Home Instead Senior Care Owner Tony Marchi says because Alzheimer's is a gradual process, caregivers need to be patient with those suffering ...

Efforts To Curb Rural Senior Care Shortages Have Twin Cities Roots
The grant allows MnSCU institutions to work hand-in-hand with Ecumen's senior care facilities to offer clinical rotation hours while exposing students and recent graduates to the field. Money will also go to funding summer fellowships, school-work ...

Ecumen-MnSCU Partnership Tackles Rural Senior Care Shortage
The grant allows MnSCU institutions to work hand-in-hand with Ecumen's senior care facilities to offer clinical rotation hours while exposing students and recent graduates to the field. Money will also go to funding summer fellowships, school-work ...

Leisureworld Senior Care Co. Declares Sep 14 Dividend of C$0.08 (LW)
Leisureworld Senior Care logo Leisureworld Senior Care (TSE:LW) announced a sep 14 dividend on Monday, September 15th, Stock Ratings Network reports. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of 0.075 per share on ...

Senior Care Solutions by Oakwood Helps Family Navigate Care for Mom
DEARBORN, MI -- (Marketwired) -- 09/15/14 -- After Grosse Ile resident Sue Wright, 81, was hospitalized over the Christmas holidays last year, her children realized that mom could no longer manage alone at home. Fortunately for Wright, her daughter-in ...


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The Best Life Insurance Options for Seniors

There are so many reasons why it’s such a good idea to have life insurance. Aside from the fact that it’s one of the best ways to make sure that your loved ones will be able to cover your funeral costs following your death, it’s also a way to pay for any other debts as well. Plus, based on the type of policy that you get, life insurance is also a great way to supplement your... [Continue Reading]

Home Security for an Elderly Relative

When talking about independent living with regards to an elderly relative, comprehensive steps should always be taken to ensure that they experience the best quality of life possible. For many seniors, this may mean health care, mobility assistance or regular socialisation. For others, this may mean making sure their homes are fit to live in. It’s an unfortunate truth that, even though... [Continue Reading]

Helpful Holiday Ideas for Elderly Relatives

It’s often difficult for elderly people to go on holiday. This may be due to a number of reasons, including general health or mobility issues, or it may simply be a matter of money. But having a holiday is just as important for seniors as it is for the rest of the population, because it’s a great way to relax and improve a person’s general outlook on life. If you’re... [Continue Reading]

Options for Elderly Patients in Need of Emergency Medical Care

As we get older, it’s only natural that we would require more medical care. Time is not kind to the human body, and between deterioration, illness, and injury, an increased need for medical care should come as no surprise. And yet, most of us are ill-prepared for emergency medical situations, even as we enter our twilight years. That said, it’s never too late to take the steps... [Continue Reading]

Purchasing Life Insurance for Seniors: 5 Things to Consider

As a senior, life insurance is a very important thing to have to protect you and your family financially. While it is not something people usually want to think about, it is necessary. When comparing and shopping for life insurance as a senior, here are 5 essential things you will want to consider. Determine the reputation of the life insurance provider. You will want to do some research in... [Continue Reading]

5 Tips for Preventing Slips and Falls in the Elderly

Slipping and falling is the number one cause of death and injury among the elderly. Yes, it is that serious. Even if there are no major risks around the home, the muscles and bones can simply give out and cause a fall. And because your body is already vulnerable, these falls can result in serious injury. One of the most common places that slips and falls occur is in the bath – one of the... [Continue Reading]

5 Basic Denture Care Tips for Seniors

You can look at the bright side of dentures – you don’t need to worry about cavities, you don’t need to worry about expensive dental procedures and you don’t need to worry about crooked or discolored teeth ever again. However, this doesn’t mean that you don’t have to take very special care of your dentures. Denture care is important for a number of reasons... [Continue Reading]

5 Common Senior Dental Care Issues

Nobody is really surprised when, as they get older, their health begins to deteriorate. Some of us take great pains to preserve our bodies with proper diet, exercise, supplements, and so on, while others spend their lives loafing around and eating what they please. Still others work themselves to death (so to speak) at demanding and stressful jobs. But the relentless march of time gets to us... [Continue Reading]

The Independent Life – Tips for Elderly Folks Living on Their Own

You will be the first to admit that you are getting on in your years, but you’re certainly not ready to go live in a home for the elderly. You may be old, but you are still capable of caring for yourself and living independently. You hate the idea of having someone look after you, so it’s the independent life for you. Many seniors live with their partners or on their own until... [Continue Reading]

5 Tips for Getting Your Aging Parent to Stop Driving

Every single day, an average of about 500 elderly adults are injured in auto collisions. With over thirty million elderly drivers, that is a lot of injuries and potentials for injury. Not only that, but death is a real threat too. Oftentimes, older drivers don’t have the all the same capacities that they used to have, which frequently puts them into precarious situations. These accidents... [Continue Reading]

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