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Samsung ditches plastic design, HTC One improves camera
NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung has unveiled a stylish new flagship phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass. The South Korean phone manufacturer also unveiled a premium model with a display that curves around the left ...

Elder and disabled care top priority
Critical to that is making sure we maintain a full complement of well trained, dedicated professionals working in the elder care industry. We also need to provide citizens with more options when dealing with their own-long term needs. One of the House ...

Senior Care Notes: Keeping seniors safe in winter
Seniors face four major challenges during the winter months; weather, social isolation, seasonal affective disorder, and maintaining proper nutrition. Planning ahead, and enlisting the help of adult children, neighbors or caregivers when needed, can ...

Meetings seek to collect concerns, information on Pearl River
Senior Service Hydrologist for the Weather Forecast Office at New Orleans/Baton Rouge Patricia Brown said the Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, and the United State Geological Service will have representatives at the ...

Prince Harry to quit the armed forces and devote himself to charity
Andrew was a divorcee and over 40 when he left the Senior Service, only to stagger from one disreputable episode to another in a kind of extended midlife crisis, culminating in the current scandal in which he stands accused of sleeping with an underage ...

ServiceHonoring The Past By Moving Forward
Alyssa Leccese, senior communications major and senior service specialist for the CLS, states, “Students can incorporate community service into their demanding schedules by finding volunteer opportunities that work for them. Fortunately, the [CLS] has ...

Free classes focus on elder care
Free trainings with a focus on understanding medication for older adults and issues with Alzheimer's are offered through Oregon Care Partners. Designed for caregivers, family members and people working in the health care profession, the upcoming ...

Scotiabank Reiterates C$15.00 Price Target for Leisureworld Senior Care (LW)
Leisureworld Senior Care logo Stock analysts at Scotiabank set a C$15.00 target price on shares of Leisureworld Senior Care (TSE:LW) stock in a report issued on Thursday. The firm currently has a a “sector perform” rating on the stock. Scotiabank's ...

'Interest Meeting' hosted by Senior Service Plus' Garden Club, March 4
Senior Services Plus' Garden Club is having an “Interest Meeting” Wednesday, March 4th from 2:00pm - 3:00pm. The Garden Club is in need of volunteers for the following: prepping the garden area, planting, donating plants or seeds, weeding and watering ...

Senior care company under new ownership
The Northern Kentucky Home Instead Senior Care office announced that it is now owned and operated by Eric Schuermann. Schuermann, a native of Cincinnati, graduated from Indiana University with a degree in marketing. He previously worked in sales and ...

Brentwood-based senior care support company adds special needs division
Brentwood-based Life-Links Care Management and Advocacy, a company I wrote about last summer, is expanding its service offerings beyond the geriatric care market. Inspired in part by her experience parenting a child with ADHD, owner Gretchen Geagan ...

Leisureworld Senior Care's (LWSCF) CEO Lois Cormack on Q4 2014 Results ...
Leisureworld Senior Care's (LWSCF) CEO Lois Cormack on Q4 2014 Results ...

Elder Care Offers Golden Opportunities
Ennis also talked about the upcoming fundraiser, “The Good, The Bad and The Barbeque, on Saturday, May 9th, Mother's Day weekend. Elder Care is in the planning stages for the event and local businesses are encouraged to be sponsors. Tickets will go on ...


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Helpful Tips for Moving Someone with Alzheimer’s to Assisted Living

Alzheimer’s is a notoriously difficult disease to cope with, not only for the person suffering from the disease, but also for the family members who are supporting their loved one through this difficult time. Naturally, everyone who has a friend or family member suffering from Alzheimer’s wants to make life as pleasant and comfortable as possible for that person. At some point in... [Continue Reading]

5 Factors to Consider Before Hiring Live-in Care for An Elderly

Watching your parents grow old is difficult and frustrating, but it is the natural order of life. You get to watch them grow old only if you’re lucky. So, if you’re reading this, you have likely been blessed to spend a full life with your parent. Before you make the decision to hire a live-in caretaker for an elderly parent, there are a few things that you should consider: ... [Continue Reading]

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]

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