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Elder Care News 02/2012



Residents upset over planned elder day care centre
The Ministry of Health plans to set up a 570 square-metre elder care centre at the void decks of Blocks 860 and 861 at Woodlands St 83. But nine in 10 residents in the area are against the idea. Some unhappy residents said the centre will affect the ...

Caregivers Could be Missing Out on Thousands in Tax Deductions
AgingCare.com provides online caregiver support by connecting people caring for elderly parents to other caregivers, elder care experts, personalized information, and local resources. AgingCare.com has become the trusted resource for exchanging ideas, ...

Caregivers Could be Missing Out on Thousands in Tax Deductions
AgingCare.com provides online caregiver support by connecting people caring for elderly parents to other caregivers, elder care experts, personalized information, and local resources. AgingCare.com has become the trusted resource for exchanging ideas, ...

Salute to Seniors program honors volunteers
The Home Instead Senior Care office, which serves the Webster, Taney, Stone, Greene and Christian counties, is conducting a search for senior volunteers in their “Salute to Senior Service.” Eligible nominees need to volunteer 15 hours a month minimum ...

Senior care provider group changes name, releases legislative agenda
A group that represents nonprofit providers of care to Iowa's senior citizens changed its name today and released its legislative advocacy agenda. LeadingAge Iowa, formerly the Iowa Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, released today its ...

Senior Community Bulletin
The elder care services complex is located near Florida Hospital off Interstate 4 between state roads 434 and 436. More than two dozen senior and health care-related businesses have a presence at the newly remodeled facility at 715 Douglas Ave. in ...

Health Care, Climate, Low Taxes & Housing Are Big Drivers of Where Baby ...
Health Care, Climate, Low Taxes & Housing Are Big Drivers of Where Baby ...

Unity House receives donation
COLONIE, NY -- A new domestic violence shelter has received a large donation from the staff of Colonie Senior Service Centers. The staff gave the Unity House confidential shelter $700 worth of household good and linens. The new shelter is set to open ...

Search is on for outstanding senior volunteers
By Cindy Cha The Home Instead Senior Care announced its national "Salute to Senior Service" program to honor deserving senior volunteers. The program includes a search for the most outstanding senior volunteers in each state for the many contributions ...

Chairman Notes Transition Challenges in Years Ahead
However, he noted, all but the most senior service members have known only a military that has been growing -- one that always has had all of the resources it could possibly need, and in some cases even more than needed. “Well, that's going to change ...

Elder Care Marketing Company Founder Offers College Students Advice In ...
Elder Care Marketing Company Founder Offers College Students Advice In ...

Do you know a 'super senior?'
The Home Instead Senior Care office is sponsoring the Salute to Senior Service program to honor senior volunteers for the contributions they make to their communities. The program features a search for the most outstanding senior volunteer in each ...

Home care firm to create 30 new jobs in Burton
Home Instead Senior Care, based in the Centrum 100 industrial estate, revealed that the new roles will be created throughout 2012. Owner John Winfieldale spoke to the Mail about how word of mouth about the different approach the company takes has meant ...

Seniors Housing M&A Market Year End Review and Outlook: Momentum Vs. Economic ...
Seniors Housing M&A Market Year End Review and Outlook: Momentum Vs. Economic ...

Health Care, Climate, Low Taxes & Housing Are Big Drivers of Where Baby ...
Health Care, Climate, Low Taxes & Housing Are Big Drivers of Where Baby ...

Patient-Doctor-Caregiver: Demystifying the Dynamic
By Anne-Marie Botek Caregivers agonizing over the question of whether or not they should accompany an elderly loved one to the doctor often weigh the desire to become more educated about a senior's care with not wanting to unnecessarily step on the ...

Medicaid audit reveals challenges
How much precisely we're spending on Senior Care, and a number of other programs.” The Green Bay Republican say otherwise it's going to be difficult for lawmakers to make intelligent decisions, absent the sort of extensive effort the Audit Bureau made ...

Bright Horizons to Open New Child Care Center in Evanston
Bright Horizons® serves more than 800 employer clients across the US, Europe, Canada and India, with programs including child care and early education, back-up care, elder care, college counseling, and work/life consulting. The company operates more ...

New PACE program to help Kalamazoo seniors live at home longer - Kalamazoo Gazette
By Yvonne Zipp | [email protected] KALAMAZOO – Low-income seniors in Kalamazoo County will have a new health-care option to help them live in their own home longer, rather than in a nursing home, a partnership of Southwest Michigan senior-care providers ...

Elder Care Marketing Company Founder Offers College Students Advice In ...
Elder Care Marketing Company Founder Offers College Students Advice In ...

Elder Care Marketing Company Founder Offers College Students Advice In ...
Elder Care Marketing Company Founder Offers College Students Advice In ...

Seniors Housing M&A Market Year End Review and Outlook: Momentum Vs. Economic ...
Seniors Housing M&A Market Year End Review and Outlook: Momentum Vs. Economic ...

Unease over elder-care centre in void decks
Residents meeting at Block 861 in Woodlands Street 83 last night to discuss the issue. Among their concerns are increased traffic and how such a centre would be 'inauspicious' as it may mean more deaths in the estate. -- ST PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM By ...

Thanks for helping local seniors
On behalf of the staff at Home Instead Senior Care, I would like to thank everyone who helped with this year's very successful Be a Santa to a Senior program. With support from generous shoppers, Mark Jordan, manager of Belk Department Store in Bristol ...

Woodlands residents worry elder-care centres in estate may mean more deaths
Residents of two Woodlands HDB blocks are worried that building an elder-care centre at their void decks may mean more deaths in the area. Their concern comes on the heels of the Ministry of Health's (MOH) plans to build an elder-care centre at the ...

County seeks solutions for aging residents
Kim Coonis, executive director of the Senior Connection in Hailey, said one of the major gaps in senior care in the valley is the lack of an assisted-living facility. Seniors in assisted living would have access to medical staff if necessary—in case ...

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Evergreen Leeds Carnegie veterans win boss' plaudits
Diccon Edwards has hailed Leeds Carnegie's “senior service” – with several of their experienced brigade putting their hands up in a big way to be involved in the Championship play-offs. Carnegie, who visit Nottingham on Sunday, have won three out of ...

Jez: Senior service must not be resumed
Jez George aims to put an end to Chris Senior repeating his FA Trophy-winning feat when Cambridge United play host to Guiseley in their third round tie tomorrow. Senior clinched the only goal to help Darlington claim the silverware in a 1-0 victory ...

Senior care caters to modern expectations
These days, seniors in newly constructed assisted living and skilled care homes walk around in open and brighter spaces with greater independence and even wireless Internet access. As the US and Dayton population steadily skews older and people live ...

Cherokee Elder Care to host legislature breakfast
The tribe's Cherokee Elder Care will host the annual Tahlequah Chamber of Commerce legislative breakfast at 7:30 am on March 2. Cherokee Elder Care is committed to improving the physical, emotional and spiritual health of all individuals and ...

Senior care facility to bring jobs
An assisted living and memory care center under construction in Parker is expected to bring 60 new jobs to the area. Parker Assisted Living by MorningStar, being built at Mainstreet and Dransfeldt Way, is designed to be a higher-end facility with all ...

Minneapolis Senior Care Company Launches Revolutionary Hospital to Home Care ...
Minneapolis Senior Care Company Launches Revolutionary Hospital to Home Care ...

Minneapolis Senior Care Company Launches Revolutionary Hospital to Home Care ...
Minneapolis Senior Care Company Launches Revolutionary Hospital to Home Care ...

Elder-care centres hurt resale flat prices: Agents
Elderly residents may appreciate having an elder-care centre in the neighbourhood, but property agents say these senior-friendly amenities can turn off some potential buyers. Some property agents and consultants said the value of a property located ...

Evergreen Leeds Carnegie veterans win boss’ plaudits
Diccon Edwards has hailed Leeds Carnegie's “senior service” – with several of their experienced brigade putting their hands up in a big way to be involved in the Championship play-offs. Carnegie, who visit Nottingham on Sunday, have won three out of ...

Mercy Senior Care breaks ground on Riverside facility
by Kim Sloan, staff writer A large group gathered for the Mercy Senior Care groundbreaking at their new facility on Chatillon Road on Friday morning. (Kim Sloan, RN-T.com) Tom Andrews, president of Saint Joseph's Mercy Care Services, speaks to the ...

Senior Health Fair Feb. 10 at Kitsap Mall
Organizations that will be represented include:Advanced Medical Imaging, Bay Vista Commons, Bay Pointe & Marine Courte, Claremont, Emeritus of SilverdaleEncore Communities, Gentiva Home Health, Home Instead Senior Care, Island Health ...

Groups prepare to care for aging baby boomers
Training these 25 healthcare workers across disciplines -- from social workers to physical therapists -- will trickle down throughout the county and create a more synchronized approach to elder care, scholars say. And that coordination could culminate ...

Home Instead Senior Care relocating office
SALISBURY — A local business marking its seventh anniversary is set to relocate, mirroring the growth of the senior-care industry. Jena Hare and Sid Jay, co-owners of the Home Instead Senior Care office, founded their Salisbury office in January 2005 ...

Linked Senior Appoints Kristin Petersen as VP of Corporate Accounts
Washington, DC, February 05, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Linked Senior Inc., a next generation technology provider helping senior care leaders improve the quality of life of their residents, announced today it has appointed Kristin Petersen as Vice President of ...

Care office announces service program
The program will include a search for the most outstanding senior volunteer in each state and culminate with the selection of a national Salute to Senior Service winner during Older Americans Month in May. Nominees must be 65 years of age or older and ...

North Miami Beach Veterinarian Debuts New Website
The clinic offers a full spectrum of animal care including puppy and kitten care, care for cats and dogs, pet spay and neuter, pet vaccinations, and pet senior care. The new website has been conceived as an information resource for the Arch Creek ...

Kitsap Mall is hosting a Senior Health Fair on Feb. 10
Participating professionals include: Advanced Medical Imaging, Bay Pointe & Marine Courte, Bay Vista Commons, Claremont, Emeritus of Silverdale, Encore Communities, Gentiva Home Health, Harrison Medical Center, Home Instead Senior Care, Hospice of ...

Guest column: Money's part of elder care
Caring for my own mother, I can easily relate to the travails of Evelyn Volk, the subject of the Enquirer's front-page story (“Juggling care for kids, parents”) Jan. 4. From dawn to midnight, Mrs. Volk takes care of two teenagers as well as her ...

Salute to Senior Service searching for outstanding volunteers
The Home Instead Senior Care office serving seniors in Christian, Greene, Stone, Taney and Webster counties, has announced the Salute to Senior Service program to honor senior volunteers for the tireless contributions they make to their local ...

Recap: Department on Aging Secretary chats about Medicaid reform
6 to discuss the state's plan to privatize the Medicaid program or other policies regarding senior care. Sullivan heads the Department on Aging which is responsible for administration of Older American's Act programs, distribution of Medicaid long-term ...

Home Instead Senior Care honors staffers
Roddie Mazurik, of Marblehead, has been selected CAREGiver of the Year by the Home Instead Senior Care franchise office serving Ottawa, Erie and Huron counties. She is being recognized for commitment and service to the older adults who are local ...

New Hanover News & Notes - Valentine's Day in the woods; polar plunge; Civitan ...
New Hanover News & Notes - Valentine's Day in the woods; polar plunge; Civitan ...

Home Care Assistance Launches GeriatricHomeCare.org
Created to be a senior care resource for aging adults and family members evaluating care solutions for loved ones, the GeriatricHomeCare.org website provides an in-depth understanding of the senior care options available and how in-home care can have a ...


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