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Amada Senior Care Expands to Greater Phoenix Area
Amada Senior Care, premier provider of non-medical in-home care and assisted living placement counseling, recently opened a new office in the greater Phoenix area – their Mesa, Arizona location. Amada franchise partners Kris Patmos and Kimberly ...

Why a 28-year-old tech geek got into senior care
When Kyle Hill's grandfather died a few years ago, his grandmother, now 98 years old, was left alone in her home in Seattle. With his dad in Ohio and Hill in California, they tried to secure home care for their beloved relative from a distance. “I ...

Snowbirds a rare bright spot in China property market
This spring, at the Fourth International Senior Service Expo in Beijing, alongside brochures for adult diapers were pamphlets for luxury complexes in locations including the lush jungles on China's border with Thailand, others in the southern province ...

State AG Files Suit Against Senior Living Center For Poor Care Of Residents
The suit is against Golden Gate National Senior Care, which operates homes under the name “Golden Living Centers.” Fourteen homes are named in the suit, including ones in Monroeville, Mount Lebanon and Clarion. “It's pretty troubling stuff,” said ...

Greensburg senior care center salutes veterans
As Independence Day draws near, a local senior care center honored its veterans. Senior Life Greensburg held a ceremony Wednesday afternoon to honor the many veterans participating in the alternative care facility. The center, which serves as an adult ...

EPG leadership changes hands
Compton handed over command to Col. Donald “Brent” Wilhide, who has served for 26 years and recently earned a master of science in national security and resource strategy from the Dwight D. Eisenhower School at Senior Service College at Fort McNair, ...

Large elder-care provider to end services
MAS Home Care of Maine, one of the state's largest elder-care providers, is ending home care services for all of its roughly 1,000 clients by the end of the month. Citing two anonymous sources familiar with the program, the Portland Press Herald ...

Welch Allyn partners with PointClickCare to develop senior care solution
Welch Allyn announced on Tuesday that it entered into a partnership with a cloud-based software platform company, PointClickCare, to develop a solution for the senior care market. The collaboration will integrate Welch Allyn's Connex Vital Signs ...

Senior Care Facilities Scrutinized
He says he found out the senior care center was not feeding his mom proper meals and not giving her the medical attention she needed when she asked for help, so he pulled her out of the nursing home weeks after she got admitted. “It's upsetting! How I ...

Funding cuts threaten disabled
The cuts will not only affect the clients who benefit from the program, but also the home care aides who provide services, said the associate director of Senior Service Plus. The care program is just one of the services Senior Services Plus offers. “It ...

Need for home-delivered meals, volunteers increasing
The Council on Aging receives funding through the Senior Service Levy and Lake County United Way, and some of that money is allocated for Meals on Wheels. The Council on Aging also asks for a $2.50 per meal donation from those receiving meals, but ...

Pennsylvania AG sues Fort Smith-based Senior-Care Company
The Pennsylvania attorney general filed legal action against Golden Living on Wednesday for allegedly failing to provide basic services at nursing homes in her state. “As we allege, these companies profited at the expense of our most vulnerable ...

Winning praise for innovative approach to elder care
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National crisis in senior care being felt first in New Brunswick
The CMA is holding a round-table discussion on aging and senior care on Sept. 22, in advance of October's federal election. The intent is to get voters and political parties thinking about what a national senior care strategy would look like. This ...

William Wilson
For a number of years he taught driving courses at Senior Service and served as a volunteer for Meals on Wheels. He retired from National Life and Accident Insurance Co. in 1987. He is survived by his wife, Marcella; a son Dennis and his wife, Margaret ...

Construction of senior care facilities, communities increasing
Construction of senior care facilities and communities is bustling in Lake and Geauga counties, with major projects taking place in Concord, Chardon and Willoughby Hills. Lake and Geauga counties are considered “underbedded” areas for nursing home and ...

Cooking up quality time: Local senior care group advocates for family meals
Blacker is the vice president of Home Instead Senior Care in Lower Bucks County. It's a franchise operation; he and his father opened their location some 15 years ago. Their parent company often offers up programs and campaigns for each location to ...

Column: Understanding Elder Law Seminar is July 21
Legal matters in elder care can seem daunting, but by spending some time now to plan ahead, you and your loved one can feel more at ease about the future. Mark your calendars and bring your questions to this free seminar. If you plan to attend, please ...

Business Calendar
Senior Service Network-Clark County: 9 a.m., Peace Health Medical Center, 400, N.E. Mother Joseph Place, Health Education Center. Topic: Your Culture of One: Inspiring Yourself and Winning. Networking for Newbies: 9:30 to 11 a.m., DIY Marketing Center, ...

Retirement reform differences won't slow overhaul work
That early end to contributions has been a sticking point with critics, who say it takes away incentives for senior service members to stay in the ranks past 20 years. House planners said they added the extension after 20 years specifically to address ...

Adam Voges ready to end long wait for senior service
Adam Voges believes that the benefit of experience in England outweighs the mere fact of being old as he prepares to emulate Chris Rogers by making his Ashes debut for Australia at the grand age of 35. While Voges makes no bones about the “Dad's Army” ...

Insights for Senior Care Operators Expanding in China
Across the United States, Europe, Japan and Australia a large number of senior care operators and investors have identified opportunities to expand into China. The combination of China's rural-to-urban migration, an emerging middle class with ...

Acquisitions and partnerships propel Jacksonville company further into $294 ...
Acquisitions and partnerships propel Jacksonville company further into $294 ...

Amada Senior Care Expands to Greater Pittsburgh Area
Amada Senior Care, premier provider of non-medical in-home care and assisted living placement counseling, recently opened a new office in the greater Pittsburgh area – their North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania location. Amada franchise partner Joe Spehar ...

Glowing mushrooms change lives for Pine Hills teens
"What's great about the program is that it challenges the kids to think outside the box, to use all their powers of creativity in considering a solution," says the club's senior service director Jose Bastias. "We want them to be visionary." lRelated ...

Elder Justice Act Under Obamacare Fails Seniors – Part 1 - Somewhat Reasonable
080812-obama-seniors-hmed-230a.grid-6x2[1] A few weeks ago, Tom Field, a 25-year advocate of legal reforms as they apply to the elderly, reached out to Nancy Thorner via a phone call from Mentor, Ohio, to ascertain whether Thorner had further interest ...

Cheers to 30 Years at Mass Senior Care
Since forward-thinking leaders in long-term care established the Massachusetts (Mass) Senior Care Foundation in 1985, we have made great strides in support of our mission to enhance clinical and workforce quality across the continuum of care for older ...

Cheers to 30 years at Mass Senior Care
Since forward-thinking leaders in long-term care established the Massachusetts (Mass) Senior Care Foundation in 1985, we have made great strides in support of our mission to enhance clinical and workforce quality across the continuum of care for older ...

WFTV salutes Boys & Girls Clubs
Other guests are Tasha Robinson-Banks, senior service director, Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida, Downtown and Parramore Branches, and Mack Reid, chief operating officer of Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida. Erik von Ancken serves as guest ...

Amada Senior Care comes to Pittsburgh area
Amada Senior Care -- a non-medical, in-home care provider and assisted living placement counselor -- has opened a new location in North Huntingdon with franchise partner Joe Spehar. With years of experience in the medical device and biotech industries, ...

Holzer Senior Care Center offers music therapy
GALLIPOLIS — Holzer Senior Care Center has begun offering music therapy as part of its services to residents. Leslie Shoecraft, a board-certified neurological music therapist, of Rhythm-N-You, spearheads the efforts for the program. “Music is an ...

Local News Briefs Thursday 7/9/15
He says they are looking at about a $22 to $25 million project that could also house the Sheriff's impound lot, parking for Senior Service vehicles, and a place for the Parks Department. He says foremost will be the consideration of the garage. He says ...

Liberty Terrace Healthcare to close Aug. 7
... that Liberty Terrace, in cooperation with the various state agencies, develop a plan to relocate residents. We are currently working with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Service to decide how and when to relocate residents to different ...

Jun. 13 - Home Instead Senior Care's Sunday Dinner Pledge
The Home Instead Senior Care network is on a mission to see more families share sit-down Sunday dinners with their senior loved ones. More from WMDT. Jul. 10 - Queen Nerd Ball · Jun. 14 - Summer Cooling Program · Jun. 17 - Project Opportunity ...

How Liberals and Conservatives Are Working Together To Improve Long-Term ...
How Liberals and Conservatives Are Working Together To Improve Long-Term ...

White House Conference on Aging: Will Elder Justice be Addressed Sufficiently? - Somewhat Reasonable
As noted in Part 1, Tom Fields of Mentor, Ohio, as a 25-year advocate for legal reforms to fix the broken elder care system, provided links and documents for me to focus attention on the issue of Elder Justice. At the same time, Mr. Fields alerted me ...

Officers announced for special branches war college
The Army has announced the names of the active-component Army Medical Department, Judge Advocate General's Corps and Chaplain Corps colonels and lieutenant colonels selected by the special branches senior service college board. The board met in ...

Senior service is good for Leigh
THE impressive form of Gareth Hock has been a key factor in prop forward Richard Beaumont leave the Centurions this week according to coach Paul Rowley. Beaumont joined Leigh in November but was unable to force his way into selection despite making ...

Senior service is good for Leigh
THE impressive form of Gareth Hock has been a key factor in prop forward Richard Beaumont leave the Centurions this week according to coach Paul Rowley. Beaumont joined Leigh in November but was unable to force his way into selection despite making ...

Senior pioneers continue to break new ground
I have met with senior service providers that have said they were “LGBT Friendly” because they did not discriminate against anyone. Well, that is just not enough. With the many special needs faced by our pioneer seniors, we need providers that are ...

Elder Care: Advance directives for mental health
Periodically in this column we address the importance of obtaining power of attorney documents so that individuals may appoint trusted agents to handle their legal and financial affairs and make health care decisions if the individuals should become ...

Care Crisis: The Senior Care Gap in America
America is in the midst of a senior care crisis. The demand for home care is exploding, but our long term care system is not equipped to meet families' needs. As outlined in a new report, more than 19 million seniors need long term care supports and ...

Making Decisions on Elder Housing May Take a Team Effort
An organization called the Aging Life Care Association provides guidelines for choosing someone with the proper skills to advise on elder care. Membership in ALCA is open only to qualified people with specialized degrees and experience in human ...

Golden Opportunites Program at Elder Care Offering Some New Trips
Elder Care in Bartlesville has been helping Seniors connect and given caregivers support since 1983. They try to keep it lively for area Seniors since 1983. The Golden Opportunities program is designed enhance quality of life, offering fitness and ...

MARQUETTE CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL
My most memorable classroom moment was presenting my senior service project. I was able to bring in my fireman gear and finally show what I and my fellow volunteer fireman do on a daily basis. Math/The Sciences. ALEX LUNDIN, son of Barb Lundin and ...

Senior commodity pickup is Tuesday
Participating seniors can pick up the supplemental food boxes from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Senior Service Day at Community Baptist Church, 1026 Pebble Creek Drive. People age 60 and older who want to see if they qualify should bring their 2015 Social ...

Holzer Senior Care Center offers music therapy
Holzer Senior Care Center has begun offering Music Therapy as part of its services to residents, and Leslie Shoecraft, NMT-BC (Neurologic Music Therapist, Board Certified), of Rhythm - N - You spearheads the efforts for the program, according to a news ...

Hot weather safety tips to keep seniors safe
Seniors are less able to recognize dehydration, and their bodies are less able to cool down, said Jeff Salter, CEO and founder of Caring Senior Service. Seniors' thirst sensation is less sensitive than younger peoples', he said. If you wait until you ...

Free ride: Transportation project takes seniors, disabled to church, monthly ...
Free ride: Transportation project takes seniors, disabled to church, monthly ...

Home Instead Senior Care kicks off Sunday Dinner Pledge
Home Instead Senior Care , a senior care franchise specializing in non-medical home care for the elderly, is on a mission to see more families share sit-down Sunday dinners with their senior loved ones. According to research provided by the ...


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