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Owners of Medford Senior Care plan to expand building in spring
Construction on an eight-apartment addition on the northeast corner of Medford Senior Care is expected to begin in late spring or early summer, said Julie Spronk, co-owner of the senior living facility, on Monday. Medford Senior Care opened in February ...

Senior care company to hire up to 200 next year
A global player with headquarters in Omaha, Neb., Home Instead Senior Care provides millions of hours of senior care annually through a network of 900 franchise offices in the U.S. and 14 other countries. Other big players in the local market include ...

Parma Heights council moves forward with rezoning resident's home for senior ...
Parma Heights council moves forward with rezoning resident's home for senior ...

Beyond Biglaw: A Superstar League
The first, which may be more boon than bane for many firms, is that senior service partners will likely be phased out as large-scale patent litigations start to die down, and as the continued price competition for both plaintiff- and defense-side work ...

'Ramblers' a great memory for Monessen native Jones
“It's a wonderful experience. There are friends of mine who never come to class reunions, but I get to see them there.” Jones was chosen volunteer of the year in April 2013. Mon Valley Hospital also nominated him to represent it in a “Salute to Senior ...

Home Instead Senior Care extends Be a Santa to a Senior program
The Home Instead Senior Care office of Lubbock is extending its Be a Santa to a Senior program through Wednesday. Program collectors are approximately 70 items short from their 2,000 gift goal, according to a news release and email from Home Instead ...

Lawmakers strategize elder care plans for legislative session
MASON CITY, Iowa – Lawmakers in Iowa sat down with those who fight for the rights of local seniors on Monday. Executives with the Elderbridge Agency on Aging discussed their overall budget for the upcoming fiscal year, and what changes they are hoping ...

Free pizza for fire safety
West Middlesex, Ohio (WFMJ) — An Ohio teen is working to save lives in his community, and he's using free pizza to do so. Matthew Siefert is a high school senior and volunteer firefighter. When it came time for his Senior Service Project, Siefert ...

CAP COM and Colonie Senior Services Center deliver 200 gifts to adopted ...
CAP COM and Colonie Senior Services Center deliver 200 gifts to adopted ...

MedPro Group Names Charles Colburn President of Senior Care Division
FORT WAYNE, Ind. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MedPro Group , Berkshire Hathaway's (NYSE:BRK) dedicated healthcare liability insurance solution, today announced the appointment of Charles “Chuck” Colburn as President of its newly-formed Senior Care ...

JCA holds School Retreat and Senior Service Day
Friday, November 14, JCA held its second annual all school retreat and senior service day. Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors attended different class retreats while the seniors did various service projects around the community. The freshman retreat ...

1001+ Family Caregiving Tips - A Special Resource from Senior Care Corner ...
1001+ Family Caregiving Tips - A Special Resource from Senior Care Corner ...

Elder care nurse due in court on drug theft charges
Ann Fisher, 29, of Florence is accused of stealing prescription drugs from elderly residents at Lathrop Communities. NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – A home health aide nurse suspected of stealing prescription drugs from her patients will be in court ...


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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]

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]

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