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help older persons live safely and independently in communities
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... within the following areas: human resources administration and support, the health coverage program for state and local government retirees and employees, transportation, care giving, senior center needs and hospital auxiliary senior service ...
(Oct 25, 2014, Selma Times-Journal)
Followup: New information, as West Seattle's Senior Center mulls going ...
(Oct 24, 2014, West Seattle Blog (blog))
... available for seniors throughout the Capital District. At the same time we hope to raise awareness about the needs of seniors in the Capital District and about Senior Service of Albany and the services we do provide for those seniors,” says ...
(Oct 24, 2014, WNYT)
Alert1 Medical Alerts has completed market research in the senior care industry to determine the impacts of the falling ratio of caregivers to those needing care. Alert1 has announced they are prepared to support the senior care industry in adopting ...
(Oct 24, 2014, Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release))
Plan a “Senior Sunday,” a senior service day to give something back to your community. — Getty Images/Hero Images. We are a nation of givers — generously giving time, energy and resources to benefit individuals less fortunate. It's a great American ...
(Oct 24, 2014, AARP News)
After years of renovations, facility looks to change senior care culture After ...
(Oct 24, 2014, Brazosport Facts (subscription))
Beginning in 1961, and once every decade since, the White House has held a conference on aging to assist lawmakers in gathering information for the revision of existing aging policies and programs, as well as the development of new ones. Next year will ...
(Oct 23, 2014, Carlisle Sentinel)
/Cardinal Ritter Senior Service - serving St. Louis and surrounding counties ...
(Oct 23, 2014, STLtoday.com)
The West Central Community Action announced that it has received a grant of $452,793 from Senior Service America, Inc. Almost 90 percent of this funding – originally from the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL – will pay wages and benefits to at least 77 ...
(Oct 23, 2014, Blair Enterprise Publishing)
Elder Care Panel Kyla Kelim, noted elder law attorney and speaker at the Elder Protection Seminar on Wednesday, answers an audience question during the roundtable. Each of the speakers remained following their presentations in order to participate in ...
(Oct 23, 2014, Daily Mountain Eagle)
Cardinal Ritter Senior Services Adult Day Program. Services: * Physical Therapy. * Memory Loss. * Mobility. * Housing. * Social Services. Serving: St Louis County. St. Charles County. Jefferson County. Franklin County. Warren County ...
(Oct 23, 2014, STLtoday.com)
The vision is for an integrated senior campus with a variety of care and living options. Loading… Post to Facebook. Marycrest Senior Care Campus breaks ground The vision is for an integrated senior campus with a variety of care and living options ...
(Oct 22, 2014, Hometownlife.com)
COLONIE — Christian Brothers Academy held its first official Senior Service Day at the nearby Shaker Heritage Society Wednesday, Oct. 15, giving the students a chance to delve into a piece of local history. By 11 a.m., CBA's senior class had already ...
(Oct 22, 2014, Spotlight News)
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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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