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Elder Care News 06/2015



Local Woman Starts Senior Care Auditing Service
DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF 24/7 News) You can now find out what goes on behind closed doors at your loved one's assisted living facility. A local woman started a service for seniors after witnessing the poor care her father was getting. Penrose Senior Care ...

Comfort Senior Care Home Receives "Caring Star of 2015" Award - Kingwood
Any assisted living or Alzheimer's care community listed in the Senior Care Directory on Caring.com is eligible for the Caring Stars award. To be considered for Caring Stars 2015, the community had to: receive at least three new consumer reviews in the ...

Ringwood home to be converted into small senior care facility
RINGWOOD – A house in Ringwood will soon be converted into a small senior living facility, as part of an elderly care concept new to McHenry County. Related Links. Ringwood home to be converted into small senior care facility · Wonder Lake man charged ...

Senior Center Hosts Sold-Out Annual Senior Day Event.
On Wednesday, May 20th, the West Hartford Senior Center in Bishops Corner, along with State Senator Beth Bye, welcomed over 300 guests to their annual Senior Day event. Forty-five senior service vendors, including home health agencies, retirement ...

Drury High School: Service-Learning Capstone Projects lead to lifelong lessons
Drury High School senior Rob Fronsman talks about his experience performing classic Elvis and other tunes for people at the Brien Center's North Adams Adult Day Health Center. The experience was part of the Drury Senior Service-Learning Capstone ...

Aiken senior care home offering housing to residents displaced in Evans fire
Crews work to put out a fire at Marshall Square Retirement Community in Evans. (Source: Waylon Cawley / WFXG). AIKEN, SC (WFXG) -. A senior care residence in Aiken is offering help to the residents who lost their homes in a massive fire at Marshall ...

Home Instead Senior Care fighting loneliness among the elderly
That's why the HomeInstead Senior Care Foundation has made it its mission to fight loneliness among the elderly by launching a campaign to bring back Sunday dinner with the family ... and include a senior at least once a month. HomeInstead says it will ...

Home Instead Senior Care donates to organizations
Five area senior-serving organizations received donations from the Home Instead Senior Care office that serves southcentral Kentucky. The donations, which range from $1,000 to $15,000, were given to AARP Chapter 1967, the Alzheimer's Association, ...

Nunavut MLAs complain about Kivalliq elder care problems
Nunavut MLAs complain about Kivalliq elder care problems. "Individuals visiting their parents end up cooking meals, doing laundry". THOMAS ROHNER. Baker Lake MLA Simeon Mikkungwak complained that people visiting elders at the care facility in Baker ...

Cape Class of 2015 attend Senior Service
Assistant principal Nikki Miller welcomes the Class of 2015 and their families to the Senior Service. Miller acted as mistress of ceremonies for the event. (Photo by: Dan Cook). Class of 2015 adviser Esther Kernosh introduces the student readers ...

Cape Class of 2015 attend Senior Service
Assistant principal Nikki Miller welcomes the Class of 2015 and their families to the Senior Service. Miller acted as mistress of ceremonies for the event. (Photo by: Dan Cook). Class of 2015 adviser Esther Kernosh introduces the student readers ...

Staffs network at meeting on senior care
Some 35 years of senior care and hospice work have taught her to expect that question, she said. Assessing the client and their environment requires all five senses, she said: listening, watching, smelling, touching, and even tasting. Real listening ...

Home Instead Senior Care: Giving You The Business
Home Instead Senior Care has more than 1,000 franchises all around the country, including one here in Erie. The local, family owned business has been growing to meet the needs of elderly clients who want to remain home, but need help. Making sure their ...

CSRA Senior Care Centers Offer Help for Displaced Residents
Augusta, GA - With nearly 100 people without a permanent home, local senior care centers are helping those affected by the Marshall Square Retirement Resort fire transition to a new place. As investigators continue to sort through the mess left behind ...

Cape Class of 2015 attends Senior Service
Assistant principal Nikki Miller welcomes the Class of 2015 and their families to the Senior Service. Miller acted as mistress of ceremonies for the event. (Photo by: Dan Cook). Class of 2015 adviser Esther Kernosh introduces the student readers ...

Bonnie Kraham: Elder law estate planning misconceptions
With millions of baby boomers at retirement age and beyond without any type of elder law estate plan, many may think it is too late to plan for elder care needs. Others may have unnecessarily spent hundreds of thousands of dollars for care due to the ...

Bonnie Kraham: Elder law estate planning misconceptions
With millions of baby boomers at retirement age and beyond without any type of elder law estate plan, many may think it is too late to plan for elder care needs. Others may have unnecessarily spent hundreds of thousands of dollars for care due to the ...

Elder care costs could increase under Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed cuts
SPRINGFIELD — State costs for elderly care could actually increase if Gov. Bruce Rauner's methods of weathering the budget crisis become reality, critics say. The governor issued a statement Tuesday saying he was instituting changes in case there is ...

Tense Council hearing likely over funding for senior services
However, we are also facing a more than $3 million loss in funding that was baselined, funding for social adult day care, for senior centers and senior service agencies." Chin will note that the de Blasio administration has not made permanent other ...

Home Instead Senior Care of Hillsboro joins national Sunday Dinner Pledge ...
Home Instead Senior Care of Hillsboro joins national Sunday Dinner Pledge ...

Isleta Pueblo touts $12 million assisted living, elder care complex
A slew of state, local and tribal leaders gathered with Pueblo of Isleta residents recently to unveil a new and unique development — a $12 million, 33,000-square-foot assisted living and memory care facility and elder center. “Our elders are the most ...

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

Senior care with a side of dessert
Such a scene of bringing people together to share meals with each other is the mission of Nayda Poblete, owner of Home Instead Senior Care in Costa Mesa. Poblete, a registered nurse who has more than 20 years of experience in elderly care, is on a ...

John Stones: A lot of the U21s are ready for Senior service
Having already been capped by England at senior level, John Stones is something of an inspiration to the rest of his Under-21s squad-mates. The Everton defender played for the majority of the U21 qualifying campaign as Gareth Southgate's squad secured ...

Elder Care: A final gift, Part 1
Have you experienced the death of a loved one? The numbness and shock that accompany feelings of grief and loss can make simple, daily tasks seem like mountains to climb. What if you were faced with a long list of detailed decisions to make during this ...

How Senior Care Professionals Can Educate On Arthritis
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 52.5 million adults throughout the U.S. have been diagnosed with some form of arthritis. This number is expected to rise to 67 million by 2030. Senior care professionals can ...

Reform senior care in Pennsylvania
If government could provide better services for less money, wouldn't it make sense to do it? That is exactly the opportunity Pennsylvania has in how it funds necessary services for low-income older adults. For years LeadingAge PA has been advocating ...

EXPANSION TO NJ? Phoebe Ministries, the region's dominant senior-care ...
EXPANSION TO NJ? Phoebe Ministries, the region's dominant senior-care ...

WorkingCouples.com Bridges the Caregiver Gap, Connecting Employers in ...
WorkingCouples.com Bridges the Caregiver Gap, Connecting Employers in ...

EXPANSION TO NJ? Phoebe Ministries, the region's dominant senior-care ...
EXPANSION TO NJ? Phoebe Ministries, the region's dominant senior-care ...

Vail Daily column: Resources exist for senior care services
As the owner of a local business I am realizing I haven't marketed my business as well as I had thought. Here is a recent occurrence that took place. So your spouse just had a surgery and now it is time to take them home. Now that the anxiety of a safe ...

Elder Care Franchise Eyes Philadelphia Expansion to Solve Care Problems of ...
Elder Care Franchise Eyes Philadelphia Expansion to Solve Care Problems of ...

Marianne Nicolosi: Elder care expert makes seniors matter
She is a co-founder of the former Park Slope Geriatric Day Center. She created a Downtown outlet for dementia sufferers, after the state stopped defining Alzheimers as a disease and revoked Medicaid reimbursements for day care centers. She helped form ...

Senior Population Boom Means More Jobs for Family CAREGivers in St. Charles
CHARLES, MO (June 9, 2015) – As America's aging population grows, a local senior care company is gearing up to meet the expected need for services. The Home Instead Senior Care® office serving St. Charles anticipates adding up to 25 professional ...

The Future of Elder Orphans
Encouraging more community involvement in visiting nursing home and assisted living residents is one initiative that could play a critical role in the future of elder care. Programs that encourage and financially reward intergenerational connections ...

Marianne Nicolosi: Elder care expert makes seniors matter
She is a co-founder of the former Park Slope Geriatric Day Center. She created a Downtown outlet for dementia sufferers, after the state stopped defining Alzheimers as a disease and revoked Medicaid reimbursements for day care centers. She helped form ...

Elder Care Cool Room Project Available for Area Seniors
Elder Care is helping seniors stay cool for the tenth summer in a row. The Cool Room Project is a partnership between Elder Care and the Young Professionals of Bartlesville who raise money each year for the purchase of air conditioner units. Elder Care ...

Elder Care: A final gift Part 2
While a sense of discomfort about death may prevent some people from considering funeral pre-planning, concerns about the cost may be a deterrent to others. Funeral planning can be expensive, but pre-planning allows individuals time to consider a ...

Elder care costs keep climbing; nursing home bill now $91K
Tina Reese leads a word game for residents at a nursing home in Lancaster, Pa., in Feb. 2013. The cost of staying in a nursing home has increased 4 percent every year over the last five years, according to Genworth Financial's annual “Cost of Care ...

Senior Care: Mercy Caregiver Conference & Sunday Dinner Pledge
Wendy Mobley, Caregiver Outreach Coordinator with Mercy Community Outreach and Robert Morris, franchise owner of Home Instead Senior Care, join Lacey Lett on Rise and Shine discussing the 17th Annual Caregiver Survival Skills Conference: The ...

Maternal mortality, elder care issues addressed at first State of Women's ...
Maternal mortality, elder care issues addressed at first State of Women's ...

Maternal mortality, elder care issues addressed at first State of Women's ...
Maternal mortality, elder care issues addressed at first State of Women's ...

Prince George Triad to meet June 22
Triad is a partnership of the local sheriff, police chief, seniors and senior service providers that work together to reduce criminal victimization of the elderly and to improve their quality of life. Triad is coordinated by the Virginia Office of the ...

Senior care operator eyes $14.5M project in south St. Louis County
A senior care facility operator in unincorporated south St. Louis County is seeking approval for $14.5 million in renovations and new projects. Nonprofit Nazareth Living Center plans to renovate an existing nursing home on campus to add more private ...

EDITORIAL: 4 ways to ease elder care crisis
Eubie Blake, the late American ragtime composer was quoted as saying, “If I had known I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself.” More and more baby boomers will soon be repeating that mantra. Researchers say that as they ...

Proposed Senior Care Facility in Emerald Park causes uproar
On Wednesday, the RM of Edenwold approved a second reading of a zoning bylaw which would allow this 80 unit facility to be built in a neighbourhood. John Panter, a resident of Emerald Park says the process alone has angered residents. "This all goes ...

Merrimack: Urged to seize the moment and embrace future
Through senior service day and other projects, Jolly said his classmates have already made a dent - a dent that may not change the world, but together, can help make a difference. "These dents are a reflection of who we are and what we have done," said ...

State Alleges Medicaid Fraud in Lawsuit Against Step by Step Senior Care
Senior Assistant Attorney General Jeanette Hamilton filed the lawsuit last week against Step by Step Senior Care Inc. and its owners, Breon Harmon and Clarise Tatum. The filing claims the business collected Medicaid reimbursements for services provided ...

West Hartford: Senior Day held at Bishop's Corner
Forty-five senior service vendors, including home health agencies, retirement communities and other specialty services were in attendance, and ten prevention health providers, sponsored by the West Hartford/Bloomfield Health District, offered free ...

Death at SF senior care facility deemed suspicious
San Francisco authorities were working Monday to determine whether a 78-year-old man found dead at a small senior care home was murdered. Paramedics were dispatched to Corinthian Garden Residential Care Home at 170 Aptos Ave. around 9 a.m. ...


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