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Judge releases Saugus suspect in elder abuse case
SAUGUS - A Saugus man, who a prosecutor last Friday said slapped his 86-year-old mother and pulled her hair, was released on personal recognizance Monday by a judge who ordered Jeffrey Azarva to obey Probate Court orders concerning his mother’s care.

Rallies protest cuts to adult day care
Hundreds of health care workers, senior citizens and disabled adults rallied Monday, shouting and chanting their frustration over Gov. Jerry Brown's decision to eliminate money for adult day-care programs.

Elder health care conference returns
A two-day conference that grew from the need to gather area health care options for older residents returns to Longview Wednesday and Thursday.

Elder Services gets $269G federal boost
LAWRENCE -- U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas recently recognized the anti-fraud work of the Senior Medicare Patrol Program under the leadership of Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley.

Elder health care conference returns to Longview
A two-day conference that grew from the need to gather area health care options for older residents returns to Longview Wednesday and Thursday.

SeniorCareHomes.com Helps Find Ideal Senior Assisted Living and Care with Industry Recognized Team of Experts
LADERA RANCH, Calif., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SeniorCareHomes.com, a leading online directory of assisted living senior care homes in California, Florida, Arizona, New York and the rest of the United States, is one of the first and only senior assisted living placement services that...

Let's hear from you
Though it's seldom one's first choice, many Americans are reaching the point when they have to decide whether to put a parent or other loved one into long-term care. It's a complicated decision with many factors, such as affordability and quality of care. Is your family beginning such a quest?

Care home choking death may be catalyst for change in B.C.’s senior care system
The choking death of Eldon Mooney in an North Vancouver care home could be driving momentum for change in B.C.’s senior care system.

Choking death in care home may be catalyst for change in B.C.’s senior care system
The choking death of Eldon Mooney in a North Vancouver care home could be driving reforms in B.C.’s senior care system.

Care home death could be catalyst for change in B.C.’s senior care system
The choking death of Eldon Mooney in a North Vancouver care home could be driving reforms in B.C.’s senior care system.

Brandon attorney finds her niche with elder law
When it comes to retirement, Florida is home to the nation's highest concentration of residents older than 65.

Looking at Long-Term Care as the Government's Role Shrinks
On Tuesday, Nov 8, I'll be moderating an important discussion on the future long-term care in an era of shrinking government. My fellow panelists will be Robyn Stone, author of Long-Term Care for the Elderly and senior vice president for research for LeadingAge, a trade group that represents non-profit providers [...]

Phl Embassy in London Issues Advisory for Filipino Senior Care Workers
3 November 2011- The Philippine Embassy in London wishes to remind Filipino senior care workers that current British immigration guidelines require a minimum hourly wage of £7.02 for migrant senior care workers. In 2008 and through efforts exerted by a multi-sectoral group, including the Embassy, the British Government accommodated the request that the hourly wage rate of £7.02 would not be ...

Upcoming Home for the Holidays Web Conference Will Help Family Caregivers Tune into Trouble: Home Instead Senior Care ...
The holidays are a good time for family caregivers returning home to tune into the signs that an older family member or friend may need extra help to remain safe at home. To learn more about those signs, register for the free Home for the Holidays web conference Nov. 15 or Dec. 5. The webinar, to be moderated by representatives from the Home Instead Senior Care® network, is being hosted by the ...

H3 Assist a Orange County Senior Living Provider Offers Veteran Assistance
H3 Assist, an assisted living and senior care provider in Orange County, offers assistance with Veteran Aid and Attendance submittal. (PRWeb November 03, 2011) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/assisted-living/orange-county/prweb8932293.htm

Health Care REIT Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet: FFO Rises
Here's a closer look at the company's latest earnings release...

Senior Care Greene provides nursing home alternative
WAYNESBURG — A new nursing home alternative has arrived in Waynesburg and is looking to expand its membership throughout the community.

Care2Learn to Showcase Award-Winning Online Healthcare CE and Services at Texas Health Care Association 2011 ...
Online healthcare CE leader Care2Learn will join hundreds of exhibitors and more than 1,000 senior care providers and industry professionals this month in Dallas, Texas at one of the most anticipated trade shows in the industry. ...

Surprise! Brevard woman celebrates 100th birthday
Workers at Senior Care of Brevard gave Catherine Rodriguez a surprise 100th birthday party Thursday.

Be a Santa to Huntsville area seniors
Home Instead Senior Care is sponsoring the "Be a Santa to a Senior" program Nov. 17-Dec. 9. The program is designed to help more than 1,200 seniors who get little or nothing for Christmas.

The New Old Age Blog: A Home for Those Who Hate Nursing Homes
Green Houses are part of a quiet but intriguing effort to de-institutionalize elder care.

A Home for Those Who Hate Nursing Homes
Green Houses are part of a quiet but intriguing effort to de-institutionalize elder care.

Always room for more Santas
Trees will begin going up today for Home Instead Senior Care’s Be a Santa to a Senior program.

Elder abuse and neglect laws may be tightened in Florida
MIAMI — When a mentally ill resident of the Hillandale assisted living facility left the home before dawn in August 2007, administrator John Ross instructed a caregiver not to search for him until the next day’s staff arrived. By then it was too late: The man, Co Dang, was struck by a car and killed.

Always room for more Santas
Trees will begin going up today for Home Instead Senior Care’s Be a Santa to a Senior program.

Always room for more Santas
Trees will begin going up today for Home Instead Senior Care’s Be a Santa to a Senior program.

Elder abuse and neglect laws may be tightened in Florida
MIAMI — When a mentally ill resident of the Hillandale assisted living facility left the home before dawn in August 2007, administrator John Ross instructed a caregiver not to search for him until the next day’s staff arrived. By then it was too late: The man, Co Dang, was struck by a car and killed.

Elder abuse and neglect laws may be tightened in Florida
MIAMI — When a mentally ill resident of the Hillandale assisted living facility left the home before dawn in August 2007, administrator John Ross instructed a caregiver not to search for him until the next day’s staff arrived. By then it was too late: The man, Co Dang, was struck by a car and killed.

Volunteers
Send information for this listing 10 days in advance to: Volunteers, Lifestyle Department, The Sun, Box 1477, Lowell, MA 01853.

6 ways to help juggle kids and elder care
In 2002, 2.6 million Canadian boomers had children under 25 living with them, 27 per cent of them were also providing elder care.

Hero Health Hire Welcomes Major General Elder Granger, M.D., as Honorary Chair
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hero Health Hire, a joint initiative of health care industry businesses committed to recruiting and training disabled veterans for their workforces, announced today that retired Maj. Gen. Elder Granger, M.D., will join the program as honorary chairman. Granger’s 37 years of military service, including his most recent assignment as deputy director of TRICARE ...

Hero Health Hire Appoints Major General Elder Granger, M.D., as Honorary Chair
Health care organizations work with military experts, U.S. Navy's Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support...

Expert: Don't wait for long-term care crisis
There are 2,022 residents living in adult long term care homes in south Charlotte, according to the Centralina Council of Governments.

Senior Care of Bridgeton prepares to offer adult day care at new Upper Deerfield facility
UPPER DEERFIELD TWP. — Having broken ground at Highway 77 and Love Lane in July, the new Senior Care of Bridgeton facility is nearing completion and could open to clients as early as January 2012.

AG says her office fighting elder scams
PEABODY - Attorney General Martha Coakley said she will investigate a North Shore Elder Services board director’s claim Monday that pharmacies are making annoying calls to Brooksby Village elders.

National Call-In Educates Public About Elder Financial Abuse
Nevada's seniors are being encouraged to join in a free national call-in hotline were professionals will answer questions about elder financial security, decisions and abuse.

Celsya Makes Elder Care Easier for Families and Caregivers
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsya, Inc. (www.celsyalife.com) Celsya has just released new features which make managing one's health even easier. These features include appointment and medication reminders, easy to print files, and additional emergency access features....

Holiday Hero Central: Be a Santa to a Senior
Home Instead Senior Care is teaming up with non-profit agencies and area retailers to sponsor Be a Santa to a Senior .

Islanders learn of new program that helps elderly stay in their homes
NORTHPORT, Maine — For those who call Maine’s offshore island communities home, growing older can pose a lot of challenges, including isolation from family members and medical care. But leaving the islands for costly mainland nursing homes may not be a great solution either, according to attendees of the Maine ...

Companion care business aims to remember seniors at Christmas
Home Instead Senior Care, a companion and nonmedical and in-home care service for the elderly is partnering with area businesses to ensure senior citizens are not forgotten this Christmas.

AG says her office fighting elder scams
PEABODY - Attorney General Martha Coakley said she will investigate a North Shore Elder Services board director’s claim Monday that pharmacies are making annoying calls to Brooksby Village elders.

Budget Cuts Clip Senior-Care Wings of Native Alaskans
Photo: Matthew Malcolm, who has Alzheimer’s, is shown in a van driving from Fairbanks to Eagle. He could tell the van’s location by the feeling of the turns in the road. (Photo by Shaleece Haas)EAGLE, Alaska -- For Native elders...

As Calif. Cuts Senior Care Funds, Workers Worry About Jobs -- And Patients
Photo by Latino California shows an abuela, a grandmother, receiving care at fhe Felices Dias (Happy Days) Adult Day Health Care Center in South Los Angeles, among 310 to close due to state budget cuts.Editor’s Note: The following article is...

Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation Reports Strong Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results
MARKHAM, ONTARIO-- - Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation today announced its financial results for the third quarter and nine-month period ended September 30, 2011. The Company completed its Initial Public ...

Tulare fire captain faces elder abuse, embezzlement charges
The Tulare man faces state and federal embezzlement and elder abuse charges.

A New Spin on Comfort Foods Pleases Aging Palates
A Palo Alto Home Care Company & Sur La Table Team to Create Innovative Caregiver Cooking Classes to Improve Nutrition for SeniorsPalo Alto, CA (PRWEB) November 10, 2011 To meet the culinary challenge of appealing to senior taste buds with healthy versions of familiar foods, Home Care Assistance, North America’s leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, and Sur La Table, are hosting ...

Autopsy pending in Missouri elder abuse case
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Independence authorities are awaiting autopsy results before considering possible charges in an apparent case of elder abuse so severe that emergency responders described the victim as a "rotting corpse that was still breathing."

Do You Need Long-Term Care Insurance?
Government figures show those of us who reach age 65 will have a 40% chance of entering a nursing home. So does this mean you need long-term care insurance?

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Review
(10 Nov 2011) ‘Scuse me, while I kiss the Skyrim

Elder care expert offers suicide prevention tips
BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Earlier this week police say an elderly man in Carmel shot and killed his wife and then turned the gun on himself.






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