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85-Year-Old Volunteer Honored as Alaska Salute to Senior Service Winner
An 85-year-old Wasilla woman has been honored as the Alaska winner of the Home Instead Senior Care® network's Salute to Senior Service® award. Gene Chapedos is being recognized for her dedicated community service, including her work at the ...

Home Instead Senior Care expands Bettendorf facility
Home Instead Senior Care, an independent franchise of Home Instead Senior Care locally owned and operated by Steve and Dalette Habenicht, have announced a business expansion. It involves its education and training center at 1977 Spruce Hills Drive, ...

Home Instead Senior Care launches education and training center
Home Instead Senior Care launches education and training center. Tweet · Share. Posted Online: April 15, 2014, 12:11 pm. Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story. Press release submitted by Glenn Kass Quad Cities' senior care ...

Elder Care Alliance Implements I'm Still Here Approach in All Its Communities
ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A pioneering engagement-focused memory care philosophy for people living with dementia is transforming and enriching lives in several California senior living communities, as Elder Care Alliance (ECA) announces its ...

Shirley Harlow gets top award from Home Instead Senior Care
“Shirley exemplifies the true meaning of what Home Instead Senior Care stands for as she enhances the lives of her clients on a daily basis.,” said Monica Kuhns, Lincoln franchise owner. “This was validated when our office received four nomination ...

Senior services volunteer honored
Don Gardner of Lawrence has been honored as this year's Salute to Senior Service winner in Kansas. Gardner, 75, was recognized for his community service, including his work with Red Dog's Dog Days, a free community fitness program for Lawrence ...

Leisureworld Senior Care (LW) Announces Apr 14 Dividend of C$0.08
Leisureworld Senior Care logo Leisureworld Senior Care (TSE:LW) declared a apr 14 dividend on Tuesday, April 15th, Analyst Ratings Network.com reports. Investors of record on Wednesday, April 30th will be given a dividend of 0.075 per share on ...

Senior care costs continue to rise, survey says
The study, conducted by a long-term care insurance company called Genworth, found that the five-year annual growth in costs for senior care services in the state have grown from between 2 percent and 12 percent. Over that period, the study shows that ...

Genworth studies costs of elder care
Genworth studies costs of elder care. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Previous Next. Genworth Financial. Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 5:26 am. Genworth studies costs of elder ...

Home Instead Senior Care Family Workshop: Activities to Encourage ...
Home Instead Senior Care Family Workshop: Activities to Encourage ...

MIT Scientists Have Built A Voice-Controlled Robotic Wheelchair That Could ...
MIT Scientists Have Built A Voice-Controlled Robotic Wheelchair That Could ...

How much does senior care cost? Genworth releases 2014 cost of care survey
In its 11th annual survey of senior care costs, Genworth notes that the cost of in-home care continues to rise only slightly as compared to care in a facility. It estimates that 70 percent of those over 65 will need long term health care services, and ...

State budget includes funding for senior care North Country Assemblywoman says
The new state budget includes several measures to aid in senior care and to protect patients and caregivers, according to a statement from Assemblywoman Addie Russell, D-Theresa. It includes $5 million for the Community Services for the Elderly (CSE) ...


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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]

5 Easy and Effective Fitness Tips for Seniors

As a senior, it may get more difficult to stay in shape as you grow older. Instead of forgoing exercise altogether and increasing health issues, be practice and take control of your fitness and health. Here are 5 easy and effective fitness tips for seniors to help you stay fit and in shape in order to improve overall health and quality of life! Talk to your doctor about which exercises are... [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]

5 Easy and Effective Fitness Tips for Seniors

As a senior, it may get more difficult to stay in shape as you grow older. Instead of forgoing exercise altogether and increasing health issues, be practice and take control of your fitness and health. Here are 5 easy and effective fitness tips for seniors to help you stay fit and in shape in order to improve overall health and quality of life! Talk to your doctor about which exercises are... [Continue Reading]

Tips to Forming Friendships with Grandchildren

We undoubtedly love our grandchildren and, because we’re a part of the same family, they most likely feel the same about us. However, just because you share the same lineage as these young individuals doesn’t necessarily mean that you actually have much in common with them. It’s hard for them to imagine a world in which communication isn’t initiated through texts and... [Continue Reading]

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