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Warner Robins Senior Expo to provide information, speakers
Attendees can gather information from organizations and senior service providers. Exhibitors include those from the health care community, retirement and assisted-living community and consumer products. There will also be three speakers: Mott Smith, ...

Holzer Senior Care Center receives award
Holzer Senior Care Center is one of 29 recipients of this award throughout the State of Ohio. This selection is based on Holzer's commitment to continuous improvement in Assisted Living Care. Surveys and analyses from the American Health Care ...

Jim Wambach, Experienced Elder Care and Business Executive, Joins GeriJoy ...
Jim Wambach, Experienced Elder Care and Business Executive, Joins GeriJoy ...

Will Steps Step Up to the Challenge of Elder Care?
Few scholars have studied the intersection of step-relatives and elder care beyond sociologists, Lawrence Ganong and Marilyn Coleman. Their research helped me better understand the ambiguous and diverse experience that adult stepchildren face as their ...

Employee at Fort Lee senior care facility facing multiple fraud charges
FORT LEE — A woman working in the payroll office of a senior-care facility in Fort Lee is facing multiple charges of fraud and identity theft after allegedly opening accounts under the names of current or former employees, police said. Enna Garland ...

Highlands Adult Day Center helps families struggling with elder care for dementia
The HCM Adult Day Center has been serving families struggling with the demands of dementia care for their loved ones for almost 40 years. Located on the first floor of St. Paul's United Methodist on Bardstown Road at 2000 Douglass Boulevard ...

Leisureworld Senior Care Co. To Go Ex-Dividend on October 29th (LW)
Leisureworld Senior Care logo Leisureworld Senior Care (TSE:LW) declared a oct 14 dividend on Wednesday, October 15th, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 31st will be given a dividend of 0.075 per share on Friday, ...

Your Retirement May Include a Robot Helper
For instance, Yujin Robot, a Korean company, has a low-cost system that navigates around a hospital or elder-care facility and delivers meals. Other companies at RoboBusiness demonstrated sophisticated and low-cost robotic manipulators. While these ...

County leaders developing elder care rating system
SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - County leaders Tuesday are developing a system to rate elder care facilities. Just in time for baby boomers who may find they need assistance. In this CBS News 8 video report, Alicia Summers has more from the County Administration ...

County Approves Elder Care Facility Ratings
The county's Board of Supervisors unanimously agreed today to develop the plan, which they say will help reform elder care in the area. “Our goal is to put a spotlight on the best facilities so families can find a home they can trust for their loved ...

Discover Global elder care services industry analysis by size, share, segments ...
Discover Global elder care services industry analysis by size, share, segments ...

Amada Senior Care among Franchise Business Review's Top 5 Emerging ...
Amada Senior Care among Franchise Business Review's Top 5 Emerging ...

Medford Senior Care hosts cookie-decorating, trick-or-treating events
From 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday, senior care residents and staff are invited to decorate cookies with their families for Halloween in the dining room. “The cookies will be baked and in Halloween shapes,” Heimerman said. There will also be frosting and ...


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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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