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Before the hurricane bellowed ashore, Mr. Scott, the governor, held news conference after news conference imploring Floridians to flee while they still could. To elder-care facilities after the storm, he was even more solicitous: He gave them what he ...
(Sep 23, 2017, New York Times)
Tabitha, a for-purpose, nonprofit organization, offers Nebraska's first and most complete comprehensive line of elder care services. Through advanced in-home support, innovative living communities, exceptional rehabilitation services, experienced ...
(Sep 22, 2017, Lincoln Journal Star)
Elder Care Services Market is projected to Reflect 8.4% CAGR ...
(Sep 21, 2017, Medgadget (blog))
A woman who worked at a long-term care facility for the elderly in Salem, N.H., was charged Tuesday with two counts of posession of fentanyl, the New Hampshire Attorney General's office said. Stephanie McMahon, 39 of Salem, allegedly stole a total of ...
(Sep 19, 2017, The Boston Globe)
Trust is one of the most important aspects of selecting a caregiver and Onēva believes that it has a vetting process that's better than the rest. The San Francisco-based booking platform for elder, child and special needs care, screens its applicants ...
(Sep 19, 2017, TechCrunch)
Among the many words used to describe family caregivers — invisible, overwhelmed, heroic, to name just a few — one is often just assumed. That word is “unpaid.” Although family caregivers are often praised as a critical part of the elder care ...
(Sep 19, 2017, Forbes)
In this Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 file photo, a woman is transported from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills as patients are evacuated after a loss of air conditioning due to Hurricane Irma in Hollywood, Fla. Multiple people died and patients ...
(Sep 19, 2017, Palm Beach Post)
Although family caregivers are often praised as a critical part of the elder care workforce, most don't get a paycheck. Yet many caregivers need financial help. In addition to emotional and physical stress, caregiving often brings money worries. Paying ...
(Sep 19, 2017, Next Avenue)
Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law Hour (September 2017 ...
(Sep 18, 2017, NewsChannel5.com)
Cherokee Elder Care will host a National PACE Month celebration breakfast and open house beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20. Tours will be offered 8-9:30 a.m.. CEC, 1387 W. Fourth St., was the first Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly ...
(Sep 16, 2017, Tahlequah Daily Press)
Dr. Bill Thomas, a nationally known figure in senior care, will bring his "Changing Aging" tour to the Amherst Center for Senior Services, with two shows Sept. 18. "Disrupt Dementia" will run from 2:30 to 4 p.m. and "Aging: Life's Most Dangerous Game ...
(Sep 15, 2017, Buffalo News)
State inspectors found 30 violations at Floridian Gardens Assisted Living Facility in December and the next day issued a moratorium for the elder care home owned by Jack Michel, state inspection reports show. Florida's Agency for Health Care ...
(Sep 15, 2017, USA TODAY)
Boston Mayoral Candidates Address Elder Care Topics In recent election years, the topics many of the candidates focused on involved the economy, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and even corruption. This year, other topics are pressing and one of them ...
(Sep 15, 2017, HomeCareDaily.com)
Keeping fit should be a top priority for everyone. How well we look after our body can have a profound impact on our general health and wellbeing. Regular exercise can help reduce the risk of some chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes, osteoarthritis and some cancers. It can also benefit your mental health by reducing stress and anxiety levels.
Traditionally when... [Continue Reading]
Heart disease is among the leading causes of death in men and women. About 735,000 people in the United States experience heart attacks annually and an estimate count of 610,000 Americans die due to heart diseases every year, which is one in every four deaths occurring in the country. People often get heart disease because of the buildup of plaque or fatty deposits that clog artery walls,... [Continue Reading]
Sleep is an essential form of rest for human beings. After a long day’s work and activity throughout the day, the body needs to rest in order restore energy for another fruitful day. For many people, having a good night’s sleep is often a challenge. Depending on the conditions of the bed and your habits, you can either have a perfect sleep or a frustrating night. Here are a few... [Continue Reading]
Those who are caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s and Dementia are looking for the best ways to create comfort and peace for those who suffer from these diseases. However, caregivers need to take some time for themselves to recharge and relax when necessary.
In these instances, in-home services are available to not only allow you to have a break, but to provide complementary... [Continue Reading]
When looking at elder people, falling injuries make up most of the injury mechanisms that appear. Close to 50% of the injuries are minor like lacerations and bruises. However, 10 percent are quite serious like intracranial injuries or fractures. Around 1% of the falls will end up being hip fractures that could lead to high risk of mortality and post-fall morbidity. The CDC showed that between... [Continue Reading]
In a world where beauty dictates status and can naturally make an individual feel better about themselves, many dream of having a beautiful, smooth, and clear face that is blemish free. People aspire to stay in optimal condition and slow the visible aging process as they journey through life, and this article will outline methods to help you achieve a healthy look and develop self-confidence.... [Continue Reading]
If you haven’t seen the grandPad yet, you are really missing out. After years of catering exclusively to the tech market’s preferences for packing maximum power into machines, devices like this one have finally started to signal a shift to meeting the needs of all kinds of consumers with the hardware and software packages that are tailored to their needs, making computers... [Continue Reading]
Lucille Ball was onto something when she said "Love yourself first, and everything else falls in line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” As an aging senior, self-care can get pushed to the back burner, especially when your to-do list involves caring for a spouse or relative or dealing with your own health issues and appointments. The quality of your... [Continue Reading]
Preparing the paperwork to manage your assets after your passing is important. You probably didn’t need that explicitly stated but the availability of pre-prepared legal documents and the people who avail of them show up with terrifying regularity.
The promise of savings thousands of dollars; making everything faster and easier; or doing something yourself without the need of lengthy... [Continue Reading]
If you are in your senior years it is quite likely that daily medication is a big deal and you may have to cope with taking various meds to cope with a multitude of maladies.
Medical issues and illnesses are a fact of life and need to be talked about and addressed, as do topics like InvoCare cremation planning. When it comes to medication management, here is a look at some smart safety... [Continue Reading]
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