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Elder Care News 01/2008



Pit bull bucks stereotype as therapy dog at Minnesota senior home (Post-Bulletin)
BAYPORT, Minn. -- It took a few minutes for Herb Isakson, 81, to smile as he sat in the hobby room at Croixdale with about a dozen other senior citizens last week

Pit bull bucks stereotype as therapy dog at Bayport senior home (Winona Daily News)
BAYPORT, Minn. — It took a few minutes for Herb Isakson, 81, to smile as he sat in the hobby room at Croixdale with about a dozen other senior citizens last week. But his face split into a huge grin when Ruby crawled into his lap and snuggled in.

Teen says shooting was accidental (The Burlington Free Press)
A Chittenden County judge quadrupled bail for Daniel Lavilette, the suspect in Friday's shooting of girlfriend Holly Ploof, after the defendant's father testified about the 16-year-old's history of illegal gun possession and threatening Internet postings.

A New Tool to Address the Needs of Our Aging Population (Benton Evening News)
(ARA) - Americans are aging. According to U.S. Census Bureau, more than 35 million of our nation's citizens are now over the age of 65. That number is projected to soar to 80 million by 2040; and with age will likely come the need for assistance.

Primary Care Among His Primary Concerns (New London Day)
East Lyme — For 30 years, Dr. Robert Linden has been taking care of his friends and neighbors from offices in a modest, gray ranch

When a Loved One Ages, There Are Options (Benton Evening News)
(ARA) - As family members age, there might come a time when they need a little extra help. However, most people have negative associations with nursing homes and assisted living facilities and would prefer to live in the place they know best ... their home.

A day in our world (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
In the wee, cold, drizzly hours on Wednesday, Dec. 12, unemployed workers gather at the Fort Worth Day Labor center to wait, and hope, for odd jobs. Around lunchtime in Southlake, a woman is Christmas shopping at Southlake Town Square and trying to stay out of the persistent drizzle. Thousands at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport are embarking on various flights out of the Metroplex. And a couple in ...

Browns can solidify playoff position (Siskiyou Daily News)
AP Football Writer No one would ever confuse Romeo Crennel with Jim Mora the elder, the combustible former coach of the Saints and Colts.

Senior citizens enjoy festive luncheon (The Kingsville Journal)
The Knights of Columbus Hall on 14th Street was festively decorated in Christmas colors of red and green Wednesday and the place was packed with senior citizens and special needs adults enjoying a luncheon and dance.

Senior Party official visits veterans, the needy at Jiangxi revolutionary base (People's Daily)
Li Yuanchao, senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, visited veterans, elite Party members and needy people in Jinggangshan, the Party's first revolutionary base. Li, the head of the Organization De ...

Browns can solidify playoff position (Siskiyou Daily News)
AP Football Writer No one would ever confuse Romeo Crennel with Jim Mora the elder, the combustible former coach of the Saints and Colts.

Democrats: More Than Health Care (New York Times)
A look at the policies of Senators Clinton and Obama, reveals that the candidates have actually laid out two competing economic philosophies. The fight over health insurance is just one part of their disagreement.

Senior Party official visits veterans, the needy at Jiangxi revolutionary base (China Economic Net)
Li Yuanchao, senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, visited veterans, elite Party members and needy people in Jinggangshan, the Party's first revolutionary base.

Pit bull bucks stereotype as therapy dog at Bayport senior home (Winona Daily News)
BAYPORT, Minn. — It took a few minutes for Herb Isakson, 81, to smile as he sat in the hobby room at Croixdale with about a dozen other senior citizens last week. But his face split into a huge grin when Ruby crawled into his lap and snuggled in.

Volunteers Opportunities this week (Denver Post)
The Governor's Commission on Community Service is launching a statewide promotion to encourage organizations, students, businesses, corporations, civic groups and all Colorado residents.

Fisher Vista, LLC Reports Fifth Year of Record Revenue for HRmarketer.com (PRWeb)
Marketing and media services company planning major site improvements and expansion into senior care in 2008 (PRWeb Jan 2, 2008) Post Comment:Trackback URL: http://www.prweb.com/pingpr.php/TWFnbi1JbnNlLUluc2UtQ3Jhcy1UaGlyLVplcm8=

9-to-5 News (Bowling Green Daily News)
News about businesses and businesspeople. Brad D. Cannon, CSA, of Home Instead Senior Care recently completed a comprehensive course through the Society of Certified Senior Advisers and earned the designation of certified senior adviser.

Clinton vs. Obama: 2 approaches to policy (International Herald Tribune)
Hillary Clinton is offering policies that are narrowly tailored with specific goals, while Barack Obama opts for simpler approaches.

Spearmon Looking to Father for Inspiration in 2008 (IAAF)
2 January 2008 - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - There is only one comparison that matters to Wallace Spearmon Jr. when it comes to his father Wallace Spearmon Sr. "Everything he did, I want to do better and I want to do what he didn't do."

Health care: St. Catherine's opens sleep disorders center (Newsday)
For those who can't seem to get a decent night's sleep, St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown hopes to offer a solution.

Thailand mourns the passing of HRH Princess Galyani Vadhana (Pattaya Mail)
HRH the Princess Mother is flanked by HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej, and HRH Princess Galyani Vadhana.

December 2007 (Watertown Daily Times)
Jeffrey R. Bovee, 56, of Watertown, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday at 6 p.m. at St. Rita Church, S. 60th and West Lincoln Avenue, West Allis. Private interment will be in Highland Memorial Park, New Berlin.

Singapore leaders send condolences to Thai leaders (Channel NewsAsia via Yahoo! Malaysia News)
SINGAPORE : Singapore’s leaders have sent their condolences to Thailand’s leaders following the death of Princess Galyani Vadhana, the elder sister of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

Samarion(SM) Selects the Guardian House as First ... (ThomasNet)
Healthcare Technology Firm Brings Unprecedented Solution to Nursing Homes LAKE CHARLES, La., Dec. 4 / -- Samarion Inc., the long-term care industry's technology partner, selected The Guardian House Total Alzheimer's Facility as its first outcome-based study site for the SamarionSolution(SM), the nursing home industry's only Enterprise Quality Improvement System. The Guardian House is a 60-bed ...

More News (Gazette.Net)
Take, for example, Paxson Barker of Baltimore. Barker, a registered nurse for 35 years, had to shift to a desk job after she contracted adult onset asthma. She became ill after working more than 10 years in a cardiac clinic in Houston.

Browns can solidify playoff position (Siskiyou Daily News)
AP Football Writer No one would ever confuse Romeo Crennel with Jim Mora the elder, the combustible former coach of the Saints and Colts.

Continuing-care retirement communities (Hot Springs Village Voice)
Dear Savvy Senior: Can you give me some information on senior housing offering all levels of care, from independent living to nursing home care? My husband and I are both in our 70s and are looking to downsize from our current home, but we want our next move to be our last.

More companies help provide care for employees' families (Lexington Herald-Leader)
Evett Kornegay-Washington was facing a dilemma familiar to many working parents. The school that her 6-year-old daughter, Morgan, attends was closed for the holidays. Kornegay-Washington must work. Her options are limited. "My parents are deceased. We don't have any family here," she said. Taking that much time off from her job in staffing would be hard. But this year, Kornegay-Washington has ...

Senior citizens enjoy festive luncheon (The Kingsville Journal)
The Knights of Columbus Hall on 14th Street was festively decorated in Christmas colors of red and green Wednesday and the place was packed with senior citizens and special needs adults enjoying a luncheon and dance.

More companies help provide care for employees' families (The Kansas City Star)
Evett Kornegay-Washington was facing a dilemma familiar to many working parents. The school that her 6-year-old daughter, Morgan, attends was closed for the holidays. Kornegay-Washington must work.

Study: Gay Seniors Rely on Friends While Ill (The Advocate)
More than two thirds of older lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults say they have provided care to one or more people in the past five years, according to a study published in the Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services.

Care packages bring comforts of home to troops overseas (The Lufkin Daily News)
Three years ago this month the women of American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 113, in an effort to show support for soldiers serving in Afghanistan and Iraq, shipped four care packages to four different troops.

Senior spelling bee study guides available (Muskogee Phoenix)
Study guides are now available for the Senior Citizens Spelling Bee to be held at 2 p.m. March 13 at the Eastern Oklahoma Development District Area Agency on Aging, 1012 North 38th St.

SENIOR CALENDAR (The Wichita Eagle)
Computer classes, five hours of one-on-one instruction for $15, Tuesdays and Wednesdays in January and February, Linwood Senior Center, 1901 S. Kansas. Reservations, 316-263-3703. Intermediate line dancing, 9:30 a.m. Thursdays today through March 6, Orchard Park Senior Center, 4808 W. Ninth St. Must know the basics. Cost $23.50. Reservations, 316-942-2293. Beginning Computer, 1 to 3 ...

Lack of trauma care puts rural Kentuckians at risk (Lexington Herald-Leader)
Kentucky has three designated trauma centers among its 126 hospitals, a condition doctors say puts patients at risk, particularly in rural areas. The University of Louisville, the University of Kentucky and their associated hospitals are the only Level 1 trauma centers in the state. They provide round-the-clock trauma care, specialists and anesthesiologists, education and research. The state has ...

Mom: High school senior taught class, principal targeted my son (Baltimore Examiner)
Administrators put a high school senior in charge of teaching a class at a naval-themed Baltimore high school, where the principal recently resigned and an assistant principal took administrative leave.

Local woman gets probation in elder-abuse case (Plattsburgh Press Republican)
PLATTSBURGH -- Sherry Demarais will be kicking off the new year by serving probation and doing community service for abuse of a woman with mild dementia.

BusinessBrief Friendship Senior Options picks developer for Tallgrass (The Beacon News)
Friendship Senior Options , a locally managed, not-for-profit organization that oversees Tallgrass at Mill Creek retirement living community in Geneva, has a new developer. Greystone Communities Inc. will partner with Friendship to broadenTallgrass' appeal with more attractive pricing, enhanced health care coverage and new floor plans. Greystone is recognized for developing retirement ...

Offering legal service to the gay community (Newsday)
Up until two months ago, Capell Vishnick Llp, a Lake Success law firm, focused on areas including estates, elder law, real estate, taxation, matrimonial and family law. Then, spearheaded by partner Joseph Milizio, the firm began offering legal counsel and representation on issues with specific relevance to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

CareGuide Names Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.----CareGuide, Inc. , a total population health management company, today announced that Daniel M. Galdenzi joined the Company on December 31, 2007, as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, reporting to Thomas L.

Henry Schein Names New Executive (AP via Yahoo! Finance)
Henry Schein Inc., a health care products and services distributor, said Thursday the company promoted Medical Group President Michael Racioppi to senior vice president and chief merchandising officer, a newly created position.

Woman Sentenced for Elder Abuse (WCAX-TV Vermont)
A Plattsburgh woman has avoided jail time for abusing an elderly woman in her care.

Democrats: More Than Health Care (NYTimes.com via Yahoo! Finance)
A look at the policies of Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama reveals that the candidates have actually laid out two competing economic philosophies. The fight over health insurance is just one part of their disagreement.

Democrats: More Than Health Care (NYTimes.com via Yahoo! Finance)
A look at the policies of Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama reveals that the candidates have actually laid out two competing economic philosophies. The fight over health insurance is just one part of their disagreement.

New Czech health care fees to be assessed in six months -ministry (České noviny)
Prague- The fees introduced in Czech health care as of January as part of the government reform will not be assessed sooner than after six months and only then any changes may be agreed on, Health Ministry spokesman Tomas Cikrt told CTK today.

Browns can solidify playoff position (Siskiyou Daily News)
AP Football Writer No one would ever confuse Romeo Crennel with Jim Mora the elder, the combustible former coach of the Saints and Colts.

City calls on agency to support senior center (Tri-County Journal)
Pacific officials continue to press the Mid-East Area Agency on Aging to provide full services to the Tri-County Community Senior Citizen Center.

LATEST HEADLINES (PlanetOut)
More than two thirds of older lesbian, gay and bisexual adults say they have provided care to one or more people in the past five years, according to a study published in the Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services.

Home Health Care Provider Waits Patiently For Boomers To Age (Investor's Business Daily via Yahoo! News)
Amedisys' emerging market is one of the nation's biggest and most mature. Just don't call it old. Silver, perhaps, or senior, but not old.

Senior citizens enjoy festive luncheon (The Kingsville Journal)
The Knights of Columbus Hall on 14th Street was festively decorated in Christmas colors of red and green Wednesday and the place was packed with senior citizens and special needs adults enjoying a luncheon and dance.






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