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Elder Care News 04/2012



Elder care: Should seniors laugh at getting forgetful?
BY CAROL ABAYA Victor Hugo once said, “Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face." Aging has its benefits and some downsides. The benefits are you get more help from strangers while shopping or traveling. The downside is that your ...

OCV Architect's Latest Senior Housing Project Highlighted in New York Times
The Wartburg offers senior care and services such as skilled nursing care, dementia and Alzheimer's care, rehabilitation, independent and assisted living, home care and adult day care services. The Friedrichs offers housing for seniors who need ...

Cyclists deliver Meals on 2 Wheels
Thus, Meals on 2 Wheels, a partnership between cyclists and Elder Care Services of Tallahassee, was born. "The stop and go of delivering the meals drove me crazy," said Lacher, a computer science professor at Florida State. "The process is a lot more ...

ComForcare provides home care services to all ages
The ComForcare Senior Service location in Dover serves people in Strafford and Rockingham counties -- including Exeter, Portsmouth and Hampton. They provide Home Care services, Senior Care services, Alzheimer's Care services, Elderly Care services and ...

Command lists to be released next week
Within ACC, slate colonels for a command or key billet assignment after they have completed senior service college, and lieutenant colonels after they have completed intermediate level education. • Deferred officers selected by previous boards will be ...

AgingCare.com has 50000 Answers to Questions Caregivers Ask Most
Caregivers can find 50000 answers by caregivers and elder care experts. AgingCare.com has recently enhanced its online caregiver forum, so it is easier than ever for caregivers to ask questions, get answers, exchange messages and get support from other ...

St. Charles County medical calendar
SENIOR SERVICE: SSM St. Joseph Hospital West, 100 Medical Plaza in Lake Saint Louis, offers resources to seniors in western St. Charles County and Warren and Lincoln counties. Senior Services can connect seniors to specialists; give referrals for other ...

New service organization formed in Metso North America
Buck Pate, currently senior service and installation manager, has assumed the responsibilities of running the North American Service organization for Metso Recycling. Pate brings 23 years of field service experience with him, and will lead the service ...

Service Expansion, Partnerships Key for Repositioning Senior Care Models
The world of skilled nursing (and senior care in general) is changing, and operators might need to reposition their models for the future if they want to keep up, said a panel of experts during a session at the recent NIC Skilled Nursing Investment ...

Snapshots of People at Work | Dr. Pat Kennedy Arrington, care for pets
What we do: Our hospitals provide individualized pet assessments and wellness services, life stage recommendations, senior care and wellness, complimentary first puppy/kitten exams, highly trained technicians and doctors, routine and nonroutine ...

Elder Care Fair draws crowd
It wasn't for their cars, it was for themselves, at the annual Elder Care Fair, held at the Boys & Girls Club at 1701 Broadway in Marble Falls, presented by the Highland Lakes Health Partnership. The event had free health screenings, vaccinations and a ...

Seniors Calendar
Home Instead Senior Care Senior Solutions Center, 100 Main St., Succasunna. Free. Registration required: 973-970-9250. IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS CLASS: 7 pm April 18. Learn what documents you need, how to create a document check list and to organize and ...

Ethernet Europe Announces Colt as Host Sponsor
"One of the ways we have strived to distinguish Ethernet Europe from other events is to not only cover the latest Carrier Ethernet-related technologies and trends but to give our audience the opportunity to hear perspectives from many senior service ...

Home Instead Senior Care Network Calls on the Public to Help Honor a Special ...
Home Instead Senior Care Network Calls on the Public to Help Honor a Special ...

Luncheons to focus on foster care, senior care
AMESBURY — The public is invited to two special luncheon forums sponsored by and held at Market Street Baptist Church, 37 Market St. These luncheons will offer chances to learn and connect with others who are facing similar challenges and ...

Diane Stafford: Workers need help with elder care
By DIANE STAFFORD About 1 in 6 workers has elder care responsibilities of some kind, and given longer life expectancies, that share is likely to grow. Workplaces have spent a lot more effort responding to employees' child care rather than elder care ...

Care.com Appoints New Member to Board of Directors
The company addresses the unique lifecycle of care needs that each family goes through - child care, senior care, special needs care, tutoring, pet care, housekeeping and more. To help ensure safety both online and at home, Care.com provides ...

Senior Care Technology Review: Independa, InTouchLink, Linkage, & More
This week's senior care technology roundup includes news of more partnerships between technology providers and senior living service providers, along with the formation of a senior care investment group. There's also a debate going on about whether ...

Senior Service Desk Analyst
Our client is a large professional services firm with a requirement to add an additional Senior Support Analyst to their frontline IT support team. Supporting almost 3000 users in a high-volume and fast-paced environment you will work as a specialist ...

MCHP Member Health Plans Spent Nearly $18 Billion on Care in 2011
Enrollment for all programs combined (MinnesotaCare, Prepaid Medical Assistance Program, Special Needs BasicCare, Minnesota Senior Health Options and Minnesota Senior Care Plus) reached 579214. Enrollment in coverage sponsored by large employers who ...

Workers need help with elder care
About 1 in 6 workers has elder care responsibilities of some kind, and given longer life expectancies, that share is likely to grow. Workplaces have spent a lot more effort responding to employees' child care rather than elder care needs, ...

Home Helpers Expands Its In-Home Client Services to Include Assistance with ...
Home Helpers Expands Its In-Home Client Services to Include Assistance with ...

ComForcare provides home care services to all ages
The ComForcare Senior Service location in Dover serves people in Strafford and Rockingham counties — including Exeter, Portsmouth and Hampton. They provide Home Care services, Senior Care services, Alzheimer's Care services, Elderly Care services and ...

SENIOR SCENE: April 4
United Health Care Senior Care Options will be at the COA at 10:30 am Thursday, April 12, to present information about their unique health care plan. The plan offers enhanced benefits to seniors with MassHealth benefits, and offers a care manager to ...

Service agencies compete for county funding
By JEFF ENGELHARDT - [email protected] DeKALB – Senior service agencies are vying for limited dollars as some DeKalb County board members deliberate on where to allocate senior service tax levy resources. The county's health and human services ...

Baby Boomers Aware of Aging Parents' Needs, Yet Lack Vital Care Resources and ...
Baby Boomers Aware of Aging Parents' Needs, Yet Lack Vital Care Resources and ...

Ethernet Europe Announces Colt as Host Sponsor
"One of the ways we have strived to distinguish Ethernet Europe from other events is to not only cover the latest Carrier Ethernet-related technologies and trends but to give our audience the opportunity to hear perspectives from many senior service ...

US Army advances 'sense and avoid' for Gray Eagle UAS
The US Army is working on a ground-based "sense-and-avoid" capability for its fleet of unmanned aircraft, a senior service official says. "Right now the army is focused on ground-based sense-and-avoid. We are the lead for that under the OSD [Office of ...

Elder Care Services expands to Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR — Elder Care Services of Mankato, which provides comprehensive case management services and counseling to older adults and their families, has recently expanded to branches in the Willmar and Rochester areas. WILLMAR — Elder Care Services of ...

HUD Revamps Fire Safety Loan Program, Warns Senior Care Providers: Don't Get ...
HUD Revamps Fire Safety Loan Program, Warns Senior Care Providers: Don't Get ...

The Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church Senior Care Support Outreach ...
The Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church Senior Care Support Outreach ...

Glenwood opens senior care center at old Ridgedale School
Glenwood Regional Medical Center on Wednesday opened doors to a new senior care center in West Monroe. The 18093-square-foot, 20-bed facility will offer inpatient and outpatient geriatric and psychiatric services for seniors. Free consultations will be ...

Let polluters pay for elder care, transit
Older OAS? No surprise there; Old Age Security eligibility will be pushed back to 67 (March 30) It baffles my mind that anyone would think Canada cannot afford to take care of our elderly population after they retire. This type of thinking is defeatist ...

Helen Bator
She was a member of the Nutley Senior Service Friday Club. She is survived by her children Dennis Bator and his wife Anne, and Eileen Bator and her husband Steven Stewart and her grandchildren Erik Bator and his wife Shannon and Emily Tohn and her ...

Senior car center opens
Glenwood Senior Care Center: Glenwood Regional Medical Center holds an open house for a new Senior Care Center. Located in West Monroe, the facility expands behavioral health care for adult and geriatric patients Carl Whitmer, president and chief ...

Home care services merge
"Combining the two companies brings together a team of individuals dedicated to providing the highest level of quality compassionate elder care. Each member of the team contributes their unique set of skills depending on their background and experience ...

Portsmouth area Senior News
n Six local senior service providers: have combined efforts to create a series of three educational presentations in the month of April. The first presentation was held April 4. At 6 pm, Thursday, April 12, the second presentation in the series will ...

Washington Township Education Association stops no-volunteer job action, but ...
Washington Township Education Association stops no-volunteer job action, but ...

Extendicare REIT Announces 2012 First Quarter Financial Results News Release ...
Extendicare REIT Announces 2012 First Quarter Financial Results News Release ...

Libraries and lectures
Meet Dr. Pelizza — Positive Principles for Better Living, Rensselaer County's Troy Area Senior Service Center, 19 Third St., Troy When: 11 am Contact: 270-5348 Notes: A talk by the author and leading authority on wellness,attitude, stress management, ...

Senior pets the focus of new group
Following a year of developmental meetings at the North American Veterinary Conference, Western Veterinary Conference, and AVMA Annual Convention in 2011, the International Veterinary Senior Care Society, an organization focused on the medical and ...

US Army reveals digital Black Hawk goal
The US Army plans to add new digital avionics to its fleet of older Sikorsky UH-60L Black Hawks as well as refurbishing those airframes, a senior service official says. As the older machines are refurbished to give them added service life, ...

Staten Island forum will focus on elder abuse
By GRACE ZHANG Elder abuse will be the focus of the Staten Island Inter-Agency Council's (SIIAC) educational forum April 19 for senior citizens and senior service providers. One out of every 14 Americans over 60 years-old may undergo from some sort of ...

Kaplan PD Reaches Out to Seniors
It's a part of a new "senior service" program. The program is being implemented by Police Chief Boyd Adams. His main goal is to reach those 60 and older who need assistance around their homes or just want someone to check up on them through a weekly ...

Petition launched to stop senior care home in upscale area
VANCOUVER (NEWS110) - A petition has been launched to try to stop a proposed development in one of the ritziest neighbourhoods in Vancouver. If developers have their way, a residential care facility would be built right in front of the famous Casa Mia ...

Church holds info lunches on elder, foster care
With that in mind, John and his members have organized an Elder Care Information Luncheon on Saturday, April 28, at the church from noon to 2 pm Ruth John, 75, who lives in Rhode Island, will be on hand to share her story — both as a caregiver for her ...

3in4 Association & Dr. Marion Rescue Overwhelmed Caregiver With Top-to-Bottom ...
3in4 Association & Dr. Marion Rescue Overwhelmed Caregiver With Top-to-Bottom ...

Search and Rescue
In the world of winter sports, the Senior Service head into next weeks' Combined Services Alpine... For the second year running, the Ideal Home Show is showing its support for the UK's Armed Forces... President Hamid Karzai has called for greater ...

Slideshow: Ohio's top-rated senior care facilities
The Dayton region is home to the two best-ranked residential care facilities in the state for resident satisfaction, according to an Ohio Department of Aging survey. The annual survey, which polls residents in more than 950 skilled nursing and ...

Hunters furious over robotic baby seals
A robotic baby seal is seen at a senior care centre in Montreal. (CHANTAL POIRIER/QMI Agency) They are white and fluffy, have round, black eyes and long eyelashes, and make adorable squirmy noises when touched. They are two new robotic baby seals that ...


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