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As the Senior Care Market Continues to Snowball, Home Care Assistance ...
(May 22, 2013, PR Web (press release))
A geriatric care manager, or senior care manager, is a specialist trained to help families through the process of caring for older relatives. According to the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers, the goal of care management is ...
(May 22, 2013, A Place for Mom Senior Living News and Trends (blog))
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Elder Care Services will be hosting a gala entitled "A Night in Paris" on Sunday, June 23, from 6-10 p.m.. The event is the first of its kind for the agency, whose mission is to improve the quality of life for seniors. Organizers ...
(May 22, 2013, WTXL ABC 27)
Who's At Risk?: Home Instead Senior Care Network Releases New Tools to ...
(May 21, 2013, PR Newswire (press release))
Faribault couple nearing groundbreaking for senior care facility in Medford. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 4:50 pm | Updated: 6:54 pm, Tue May 21 ...
(May 21, 2013, Southernminn.com)
Leisureworld Senior Care logo Leisureworld Senior Care (TSE: LW) had its price target decreased by Scotiabank from C$14.00 to C$13.75 in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. The firm currently has a ...
(May 21, 2013, Daily Political)
Peter Mangiola, Elder Care Advocacy Expert, Will Discuss May 21st “How to ...
(May 21, 2013, PR.com (press release))
From administration of medicines to helping with activities of daily living, a number of robots currently under development are positioning to come to the aid of the aging population—namely to fill in care “gaps.” Research under way at several U.S ...
(May 20, 2013, Senior Housing News)
Sensors under the mattresses of elderly residents with dementia track how much they sleep at night. Others in the showers note how often they bathe, while sensors in the walls watch over their movements. The data are sent to the nurses at the assisted ...
(May 20, 2013, ThirdAge)
On Wednesday, OakBend Medical Group will present “The Road Map to Senior Care,” from 6 to 8 p.m. at OakBend Medical Center, 1705 Jackson St., in Richmond. Stephen Andriko, author of “The Road Map to Senior Care,” will discuss the options available ...
(May 20, 2013, Fort Bend Herald)
An increasing number of elderly people in the city are hiring the services of elder care specialists for reasons ranging from companionship to health monitoring besides Alzheimer's and dementia care. Epoch Elder Care founder and chief executive officer ...
(May 20, 2013, Daily News & Analysis)
In the opening scene of the movie “Robot & Frank,” which takes place in the near future, Frank, an elderly man who lives alone, is arguing with his son about going to a medical center for Alzheimer's treatment when the son interrupts him. “I brought ...
(May 19, 2013, New York Times (blog))
(Granite Bay/Roseville, CA) - By 2030, nearly a quarter of Placer County's population will be over the age of 65. The demand for senior care is escalating. To address the needs of this demographic, Nurse Next Door, a thriving home healthcare franchise ...
(May 19, 2013, Rocklin and Roseville Today)
Have your children showed signs of worry in regards to your well-being as an aging senior? The frustration on your end can be understandable; retaining your independence is an extremely important aspect in regards to your happiness and quality of life. However, finding yourself missing out on important moments in your children and grandchildren’s lives because of lack of mobility or... [Continue Reading]
More help for people with dementia in Lancashire’s communities is to be made available by a leading home care company, as it unveils a dedicated dementia service.
Lytham and Preston based Caring Hands Homecare has launched Dementia Plus as Prime Minister David Cameron ramps up efforts to tackle what he calls a national crisis and “shockingly low” awareness of the disease.
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With advanced age comes a host of nagging physical ailments and an overall lessening of energy and mental acuity. But your golden years are supposed to be the time when you enjoy the fruits of a lifetime of labors. Hopefully you’re surrounded by friends and family, with enough money in a pension and savings account to see you through the rest of your life without much stress. While... [Continue Reading]
“Fun in the sun”. It’s something that we all like to have during the summer months, but when it comes to seniors, the heat is not always as kind to them as we would probably like. As a matter of fact, there are many studies which indicate that the older a person becomes, the harder it is for their body to properly adjust to extremely hot temperatures. And, as the body is... [Continue Reading]
Making the decision to move into a retirement village, or move a friend or family member, is a very important one, and there are a number of things to consider. Not only are there long term financial commitments involved, but there are also personal commitments too that need to be assessed before you make your choice. Investing in a retirement village is a lot different to buying a home, and... [Continue Reading]
Virtually all of us will face a time in our lives when we’ll have an aging parent and we’ll need to make some pretty tough decisions on what needs to be done in order to provide them with the best kind of care.
If you’re currently going through this very thing and you’ve been thinking more and more about hiring an in-home nurse to care for your loved one, we have a few... [Continue Reading]
Getting old is one of the few certainties in life, and as we head through middle age, various health problems become more obvious and occur more frequently. Even if we strive to live a healthy lifestyle with plenty of nutritious food and lots of exercise, some consequences of ageing are unavoidable.
But by recognising the common health problems in people over 50 and taking appropriate... [Continue Reading]
If you’re out and about in a public space, a trip or fall can be a traumatic experience. If the incident wasn’t your fault, and was caused by the negligence of another, it’s imperative to know what to do.
Adhering to the correct guidelines could be the difference between having to put up with excruciating pain and knowing that the injury compensation you receive, by... [Continue Reading]
New research to help life with dementia
Dementia is an incredibly distressing condition, both for the person, often elderly, who is enduring it, and for their friends and family. As the illness progresses, the patient's memory can mean that he or she does not recognise even the most intimate members of their families.
Now there is new hope, with research breakthroughs that may promise better... [Continue Reading]
Whether you are a family member caring for an elderly loved one or a hired caregiver offering the services that will ensure your senior patients receive the support they need, providing round-the-clock care for someone dealing with physical or mental illness or even incapacitation can be extremely demanding. Although you certainly want to make sure that the seniors in your life are safe,... [Continue Reading]
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