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Tess Hurley, Senior Care Consultant for Eldercare Network A Silver Connection, Appears on ‘Friends Over Fifty’ Radio ...
Tess Hurley, a senior care consultant for the free eldercare referral network A Silver Connection, was a guest on the Sept. 10 broadcast of “Friends Over Fifty,” a weekly program airing on the Will County (Illinois) news, talk and sports station WJOL-1340/AM.

Manor a ‘true model’ for elder care
Elected officials and representatives of Columbia Memorial Hospital on Wednesday praised the speed with which the new senior housing complex in Jefferson Heights was completed — just eight months — and said the $4.5 million facility, dubbed Kaaterskill Manor, is a welcomed addition to the community.

Cracks in long-term care are widening
Provincial Ombudsman Raymonde Saint-Germain noted continuing problems in senior care in her annual report made public yesterday, noting the government has reduced the number of inspections of long-term-care facilities.

New back-up child and elder care plan offers safety net to faculty, clinicians
Stanford has introduced a new back-up child care and elder care program designed to help faculty, including clinician educators, quickly find alternative care when regular caregivers are not available.

Cracks in long-term care are widening
Provincial Ombudsman Raymonde Saint-Germain noted continuing problems in senior care in her annual report made public yesterday, noting the government has reduced the number of inspections of long-term-care facilities.

Interim HealthCare Teams Up With ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
SUNRISE, FL--(Marketwire - 10/01/10) - Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation's first and finest healthcare and in-home senior care franchise company, is donating in-home, non-medical care to the Lutz family of East Setauket, NY, in the Town of Brookhaven, as part of the October 3rd episode of ABC's Emmy-winning hit show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. The local Interim HealthCare in New York ...

Hanover man jailed in elder abuse case
A 68-year-old Hanover man is spending a month behind bars after housekeepers found his 93-year-old father lying...

Manor a ‘true model’ for elder care
Elected officials and representatives of Columbia Memorial Hospital on Wednesday praised the speed with which the new senior housing complex in Jefferson Heights was completed — just eight months — and said the $4.5 million facility, dubbed Kaaterskill Manor, is a welcomed addition to the community.

Laurel Hill Healthcare employee claims union member harassed her
WINSTED — While Laurel Hill Healthcare’s unionized employees were on strike, replacement workers filled the roles of nurses, nursing assistants and elder care support. The strike may have officially ended, but according to several replacement workers, their harassment has continued.

Hospital promotes Alzheimer’s awareness
South Central Senior Care and the Mississippi chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association sponsored a Community Awareness Day Friday at South Central Place.

Q&A with Devin Ringling: Franchise's services go beyond elder care
Devin Ringling, owner of the local Interim HealthCare franchise in Colorado Springs, was recently honored as a Franchisee of the Year winner at an International Franchise Association gathering in Washington, D.C. Ringling was one of 30 honored by...

Neighborhood Briefs
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Chuck Molnar, Senior Corner: Care facility surveillance and other proposals offer by Senior Legislature
I wrote recently about the California Senior Legislature. Although the group is celebrating its 30th year, few people have ever heard of it.

Volunteer as a 'Santa to a Senior' in Warren County
WASHINGTON — The popular campaign that last year delivered more than 1,110 gifts to 370 local needy seniors is being planned again this holiday season. This is the 6th year of Home Instead Senior Care’s “Be a Santa to a...

Frances Shani Parker, Author and Hospice Volunteer, Discusses the Often-Missing Voices of People of Color in End of ...
Susan Baida and John Mills, eldercare experts and co-founders of eCareDiary.com, will host 4 different expert speakers on Mondays in October at 2pm EDT, on the topic of eldercare, aging in home, and professional caregiving -- beginning with Frances Shani Parker, Author of "Becoming Dead Right - A Hospice Volunteer in Urban Nursing Homes," (October 4); Janis Abrahms Spring, Ph.D., a clinical ...

DeKalb Woman Found Guilty In Elder Exploitation Case
A DeKalb County woman will serve three years in prison after being found guilty of elder exploitation, theft by taking, and identity fraud committed.

Elder Health Care ties up with Japanese firm
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Elder football stumbles to 2-4 start
Over the last two years, the Elder High School football team set records, reached milestones and made history.

Oct. 10 event focuses on flu shots, drug disposal
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office in conjunction with Home Instead Senior Care will host an Operation Medicine Cabinet event from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, in the Kingsdale Center parking lot at Tremont and Zollinger roads.

Senior Helpers of Western Connecticut Receives National Certification from Home Care Pulse
Senior Helpers of Fairfield County and Litchfield County, Connecticut CT, a leading local in-home care provider, has just received national accreditation from Home Care Pulse, an organization dedicated to the measurement of client and caregiver satisfaction scores for the private duty home care industry. Based on exemplary results from a recent independent local client survey, Senior Helpers is ...

Chattanooga State Hosts "Excellence In Elder Care" Oct. 19
Chattanooga State Community College will host “Excellence in Elder Care,” an educational and networking event for families and health professionals on Tuesday, Oct. 19 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The event will be held in the Health Science Center located on Chattanooga State’s main campus at 4501 Amnicola Highway.

Closer Look: Elder Abuse
SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah (ABC 4 News) - "Only one of 14 cases of elder abuse is reported," District Attorney Lohra Miller told ABC4. Miller was one of at least...

Gardena festival to benefit senior day care center
The Gardena Senior Day Care Center is for seniors who have Alzheimer's disease, dementia or other serious memory loss.

New program offers resources for caregivers
There are many adult children taking care of their parents and wondering where they can find some support and assistance.

Staunton senior care business chain sold
STAUNTON — The local office of Home Instead Senior Care has changed ownership, with Roger and Pam Boles taking control of the 9-year-old Staunton franchise.

Staunton senior care business chain sold
STAUNTON — The local office of Home Instead Senior Care has changed ownership, with Roger and Pam Boles taking control of the 9-year-old Staunton franchise.

Staunton senior care business chain sold
STAUNTON — The local office of Home Instead Senior Care has changed ownership, with Roger and Pam Boles taking control of the 9-year-old Staunton franchise.

Senior VP Of Health Care Interview: SAP AG (SAP) - John Papandrea
67 WALL STREET, New York - October 6, 2010 - The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Health Care IT Report offering a timely review of the sector to serious investors and industry executives. This Special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with public company CEOs, Equity Analysts and Money Managers. The full issue is available by calling (212) 952 ...

TIP OF THE DAY: Make Your Employees Switch Seats
Sheila Lirio Marcelo, Founder and Chief Executive of Care.com, a website that helps people find senior care, special-needs care, child care and other services.

Event To Help Citizens Safely Dispose Of Unused Medication
Home Instead Senior Care has scheduled an Operation Medicine Cabinet event for Sunday, October 10 to help seniors and community members safely dispose of unused and expired medications and pharmaceuticals.

Gov candidates all support elder care program
In the midst of a contentious debate over how to fix the state's budget deficit, Minnesota's candidates for governor appear to agree on one piece of the budget -- a program that helps keep older people who are poor and disabled out of nursing homes.

Silverchair Learning Systems to Present Online Learning Solutions for Senior Care at 2010 AHCA/NCAL Annual Convention
Silverchair Learning Systems, the leader in online training for senior care, will exhibit at the 2010 AHCA/NCAL 61st Annual Convention and Expo in Long Beach, CA, October 11-12. Attendees can visit Silverchair at Booth #207 to discover Silverchairâs latest course offerings, check out client success tips, and preview Silverchairâs newest education product.

Our House assisted living centers sold
Milestone Senior Living, a Madison-based senior care managementcompany, said Wednesday it has sold its 28 Our House assistedliving centers in Wisconsin and Minnesota to Keystone Senior ofIndianapolis.

Gov candidates all support elder care program
In the midst of a contentious debate over how to fix the state's budget deficit, Minnesota's candidates for governor appear to agree on one piece of the budget -- a program that helps keep older people who are poor and disabled out of nursing homes.

Prime Therapeutics Hires Peter Wickersham, Senior Vice President Cost of Care
ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics (Prime) announces that it has hired Peter Wickersham as Senior Vice President - Cost of Care. Wickersham will manage Prime's Clinical and Pharmacy Trade Relations teams and lead Prime's efforts to integrate medical and pharmacy. In this role, he will be responsible for coordinating the efforts of clinical and contracting to deliver ...

S.& P. Warns Governments on Costs of Elder Care
Standard & Poor’s did not predict an all-out crisis, as it believed most governments would eventually take steps to slim down retirement programs.

ESCONDIDO: Man, mom accused of elder neglect
State prosecutors say an Escondido man and his mother neglectedan injured resident at their elder-care facility, a criminal caseset for a key pretrial hearing later this month.

Cherokee Elder Care participant likes being first involved
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – For many years, Cherokee Nation citizen Faye Richardson of Locust Grove has enjoyed being involved in new programs. She was one of the first employees hired by the Cherokee Nation as a community health nurse where she served Cherokees and other Native Americans for more than three decades. After her retirement from Cherokee Nation Health Services, she became a nurse for ...

New program offers resources for caregivers
There are many adult children taking care of their parents and wondering where they can find some support and assistance.

Royal Jubilee Tower (VIDEO)
Top Notch Elder Care Building To Open Soon

GeckoSystems Begins Manufacturing to Expand Elder Care Robot Trials
CONYERS, Ga. -- GeckoSystems Intl. Corp. announced today that they have built an assembly line in their R&D facility and received critical components and subsystems to enable near term expansion of their ongoing elder care robot trials.

Drug Drop off Scheduled this Weekend
If you have expired and unused prescription or over the counter medications in your medicine cabinet at home, there is a program taking place this weekend to help you get rid of those drugs safely. Home Instead Senior Care, with the help of the Green Team, the Trumbull County Sheriff's Department and Boardman Police, are collecting old and expired medications from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. There ...

Senior managers, not physicans discharged Regina patients: HSAS
The Health Sciences Association of Saskatchewan (HSAS) claims senior managers from the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region, not health-care professionals, are ordering the early discharge of patients from Regina's hospitals.

Senior managers, not physicans discharged Regina patients: HSAS
The Health Sciences Association of Saskatchewan (HSAS) claims senior managers from the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region, not health-care professionals, are ordering the early discharge of patients from Regina's hospitals.

Warren-based elder-care planner organizes panel discussion at Zarephath Christian Church
WARREN — Elder-care planning is an important topic of discussion for caregivers looking after their parents.

New program offers resources for caregivers
There are many adult children taking care of their parents and wondering where they can find some support and assistance.

Proceed with elder care living center posthaste
As we have previously indicated on this page, we are enormously pleased with the Family Pride Corp.'s proposal to build as well as operate an assisted care and supported independent living community... read more

New program offers resources for caregivers
There are many adult children taking care of their parents and wondering where they can find some support and assistance.

Small businesses, prepare for elder-care emergencies
Employees — or even owners — may suddenly need a lot of time to look after an aging parent. Here are some ways to keep the company stable through that situation. Small businesses are ill-prepared for the growing effect that elder-care issues will have on their workforces, not to mention their bottom lines, experts say.

Senior housing is driving the new-home-construction market
Forget homes for young families. While new-home construction in the Twin Cities area has ground almost to a halt, housing for seniors is driving the market now.






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