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Elder Care News 06/2014



Silver Star Senior Care in Allamuchy Township to host ribbon cutting ceremony ...
Silver Star Senior Care in Allamuchy Township to host ribbon cutting ceremony ...

Palo Alto building moves from senior care to dynamic flair
Palo Alto is one of the few cities in America where an eight-story senior care facility, stark and bleak from bottom to top, could be reborn as a boutique hotel where the room rates on weeknights rarely dip below $400. But when you strip away the ultra ...

Emphasis on arts, creativity revolutionizing senior care
One of her goals is to see so-called creative engagement become standard practice in senior care. A core tenet of creative engagement is that, regardless of age or disability, anyone can gain growth and strength through the imagination. "That can be a ...

A Place for Mom Announces Winners Of Annual Senior Care Innovation ...
A Place for Mom Announces Winners Of Annual Senior Care Innovation ...

Loveland High School senior service leaders volunteer at Matthew 25 Ministries
Loveland, Oh. - On Saturday, May 3, 13 Loveland High School (LHS) senior service leaders and more than 50 volunteers gathered at the Loveland Christian Church to work for Matthew 25 Ministries assembling birthing kits that the nonprofit needed to ...

Amada Senior Care Exhibits for First Time at International Franchise Expo in ...
Amada Senior Care Exhibits for First Time at International Franchise Expo in ...

Home Instead Senior Care seeking Alzheimer's respite care, search is on for 2 ...
Home Instead Senior Care seeking Alzheimer's respite care, search is on for 2 ...

Brothers of Mercy expanding senior care facility in Clarence
The Brothers of Mercy senior care facility on Tuesday announced a planned expansion of its Clarence campus that will add more than 100 apartments and additional amenities for residents by fall of this year. Brothers of Mercy plans to break ground on a ...

Senior care groups criticize NC Senate Medicaid cuts
Disabled and senior care advocates are urging N.C. House lawmakers to reject the state Senate budget that could take more than 15,000 disabled and elderly people off the Medicaid rolls. Related. NC House panel advances Common Core... McCrory says ...

Local senior care company bought by Illinois home health operators
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Senior-care groups criticize Senate Medicaid cuts
RALEIGH, N.C. — Advocates for seniors and the disabled urged N.C. House lawmakers on Tuesday to reject a state Senate budget that could take more than 15,000 disabled and elderly people off the Medicaid rolls. About 50 people spoke out against the ...

Senior-care groups criticize Senate Medicaid cuts
RALEIGH, N.C. — Advocates for seniors and the disabled urged N.C. House lawmakers on Tuesday to reject a state Senate budget that could take more than 15,000 disabled and elderly people off the Medicaid rolls. About 50 people spoke out against the ...

Senior-care groups criticize Senate Medicaid cuts
RALEIGH, N.C. — Advocates for seniors and the disabled urged N.C. House lawmakers on Tuesday to reject a state Senate budget that could take more than 15,000 disabled and elderly people off the Medicaid rolls. About 50 people spoke out against the ...

Jon Flanagan and John Stones relishing senior service
A year ago John Stones and Jon Flanagan had just been selected for England's U20s to go to the World Cup in Turkey. But it did not go according to plan. Two draws and a defeat meant they missed out on a route to the last 16 of the competition and were ...

PointClickCare Unveils Two New eINTERACT Toolsets for its Senior Care Platform
PointClickCare Unveils Two New eINTERACT Toolsets for its Senior Care Platform According to Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, approximately 60 percent of senior care residents are sent to emergency rooms and 25 ...

PointClickCare Unveils Two New eINTERACT™ Toolsets for its Senior Care ...
PointClickCare Unveils Two New eINTERACT™ Toolsets for its Senior Care ...

PointClickCare Unveils Two New eINTERACT™ Toolsets for its Senior Care ...
PointClickCare Unveils Two New eINTERACT™ Toolsets for its Senior Care ...

Middletown: Senior care office offering free home safety checks
MIDDLETOWN >> In recognition of National Safety Month, the Home Instead Senior Care office serving Middlesex County is offering free home safety checks for area seniors. Conducted by local senior care experts, the safety checks will be offered through ...

Senior service programs fear budget cuts
DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Several state funded programs across North Carolina fear funding cuts if the Senate's budget proposal passes. The proposal hits some programs that help the most vulnerable, including the mentally disabled and the older ...

Sad senior care
I must respond to Verena Menec's June 2 commentary. While I agree with her philosophy about making nursing homes more like "home", I found her statement "Older facilities have been refurbished so most, if not all, residents have a room to themselves ...

Senior Service Day at PSJ Senior Center
Representatives from the Area Agency on Aging of North Florida from Tallahassee will be providing free application and counseling assistance at Gulf County Senior Citizens located at 120 Library Drive in Port St. Joe from 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. ET on ...

Trumbull County Commissioners approve funding for senior services
Trumbull County Commissioners approve funding for senior service - 21 News Now, More Local News for Youngstown, Ohio -. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out. SITE SEARCH WEB SEARCH BY Google. Home · Contact Us ...

Match.com for senior care, Cariloop gives users more control over healthcare ...
Match.com for senior care, Cariloop gives users more control over healthcare ...

Elder Care: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
The World Health Organization estimates that from 4 to 6 percent of the elderly suffer from some form of abuse. Exact numbers are difficult to ascertain because experts believe that worldwide, a significant portion of elder abuse goes unreported. The ...

Home Instead Senior Care wants to prevent accidents
In fact, 65 percent of senior homes have at least one potential safety issue, according to adult children of seniors surveyed by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care® network. However, almost half of all home accidents by ...

Students volunteer for Senior Service Day project
Students volunteer for Senior Service Day project. Submitted by admin on Thu, 06/05/2014 - 4:43pm. Submitted photo. Students from Woodbury High School stopped by Oak Meadows Senior Living in Oakdale to plant flowers and trees in the community's ...

Home Instead Senior Care wants to prevent accidents
In fact, 65 percent of senior homes have at least one potential safety issue, according to adult children of seniors surveyed by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care® network. However, almost half of all home accidents by ...

Braid: The pain and worry of finding senior care in Alberta
One of the most traumatic experiences in Alberta, apart from death and PC leadership campaigns, is finding a care home for a beloved senior relative. The pain and worry of it are reflected in two reports from the Health Quality Council of Alberta ...

Cape holds senior service
The Class of 2014 senior service was held Monday, June 2, to offer inspirational readings, poems and scripture to send the seniors off with promise of good travels after commencement. Cape Class of 2014 Student Government Association President Charlie ...

Letter: Kudos to woman who helps with elder-care options
I read last Sunday's wonderful story about Chrissy Canavan, founder of A Granddaughter's Promise, an organization that helps families through the emotional, physical and financial maze of elder care. I met Chrissy in 2007, and asked her what the words ...

Letter: Kudos to woman who helps with elder-care options
I read last Sunday's wonderful story about Chrissy Canavan, founder of A Granddaughter's Promise, an organization that helps families through the emotional, physical and financial maze of elder care. I met Chrissy in 2007, and asked her what the words ...

Chamber and mayor to welcome senior care agency
To formally welcome Caregiver's Home Solutions, to 2875 Main St., in Stratford, the Stratford Chamber of Commerce will hold a Ribbon Cutting and Open House for the public on Wednesday, June 11 at 4 p.m. Stratford Mayor John Harkins is expected to ...

Free home safety checks offered to Butte County seniors
In fact, 65 percent of senior homes have at least one potential safety issue, according to adult children of seniors surveyed by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network, a provider of non-medical in-home care services for ...

Mercy Senior Care hosts Grands Who Care information fair at Charles C. Parker ...
Mercy Senior Care hosts Grands Who Care information fair at Charles C. Parker ...

Program to make homes safer for seniors
According to research conducted by the Home Instead Senior Care network,seniors report more than one-quarter of their trips to the hospital or emergency room are caused by falls or other household accidents. The program offcers a free home safety ...

Candidates talk senior care
“We will refocus health care dollars on front-line services. At the Ingersoll debate we heard from a CCAC nurse and someone who had been caring for a terminally ill relative who both told us strongly that the current system of health decision-making ...

71-year-old woman wins Salute to Senior Service Award
(KMOV) – A remarkable woman has been voted the Missouri winner of the Salute to Senior Service Award. Phyllis Hymes, 71, volunteers at the Volunteers Medicine Clinic, the First United Methodist Church and Home Instead Senior Care. Hymes helps ...

Washington Township school news -- Students of the month and Senior Service ...
Washington Township school news -- Students of the month and Senior Service ...

The Finances of Proper Elder Care: Medicaid and Nursing Homes
Nursing homes can be a very expensive option for an individual or for his or her family. Where a person requires round the clock assisted living, it is vital not only to find a good long-term care facility that meets federal and state regulations and ...

The shortcomings of senior care in Minnesota
The recent state takeover of a Minneapolis nursing home is an extreme example of mismanagement and neglect, and hopefully an outlier in the type of care our seniors are receiving. In case you missed the news, last Friday, the Minnesota Department of ...

Care provider helps elderly to avoid scams
At-home care provider, Home Instead Senior Care, which has partnered with national scam awareness charity, Think Jessica, recently hosted a Senior Fraud Awareness Open Day at their offices in Chester Gates, to educate people on how to protect ...

South Sacramento apartments could become senior housing instead
As it turned out, an apartment complex her company, Bridge Pointe ACQ LLC, owns in south Sacramento will allow her to do that, with a pending application with the city to convert 16 units into a 32-unit project called Maple Oaks Senior Care. Tengan ...

Home Instead Senior Care Offers Free Home Safety Checks
Home Instead owner, Jeanne McCusker, stated “Home Instead Senior Care surveyed seniors as well as ER doctors. The ER physician said that almost 50 percent of ER visits could be preventable. It's really important for people to go around their house and ...

UC San Diego Launches New Center on Healthy Aging, Senior Care
Joining a rising number of graduate and undergraduate studies devoted to senior living, the University of California San Diego (UCSD) has launched a new Center of Healthy Aging and Senior Care. At its helm is Dr. Dilip Jeste, distinguished professor of ...

Book addresses senior care
The children of elderly parents — or the parents themselves — often make panicked decisions when faced with sudden, chronic illnesses. Many seniors have to spend themselves into poverty before becoming eligible for long-term care benefits. Their ...

New Kennewick senior-care agency to cover Walla Walla County
A new Tri-Cities-based business is marketing itself to the growing needs of area senior citizens, including those in Walla Walla County. Home Instead Senior Care is part of an international franchise network. The new operation on Hood Plaza in ...

Care Options Fair to be held at Westborough Senior Center
The fair, according to Senior Center Executive Director Alma Demanche, will be a great opportunity for seniors and their families to get information and meet with representatives of 22 organizations related to senior care. “We get a lot of calls from ...

Senior care facilities in high demand
Tonight, the Council will discuss plans for a new senior care facility called the Good Samaritan Society Kearney Village. As the baby boomer generation continues to age the need for senior living care facilities increases. Charley Falmlen Director of ...

What senior services are needed?
In addition to the community survey, the Association's Senior Service Study, which is being conducted by senior services consultant Janice Friebaum, also includes interviews with service providers, clergy, agency personnel and community members, and ...

Officials: Tech will be a vital 'arm' in elder care
Officials: Tech will be a vital 'arm' in elder care. Story · Comments · Image (8). Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Previous Next. Medical Dispenser and Alert System. Calvin Mattheis/The Hutchinson ...


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