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Elder Care News 08/2015



Senior Care Center to be Built in Greece
Rochester Regional Health and Columbia/Wegman Acquisition II say they're building and will manage a 111-bed assisted living community in Greece. The $23 million project is planned for 45 Mill Road in Greece. It will be a New York State licensed care ...

Greene County senior meals will feature local produce on Aug. 14, 28
CATSKILL >> Greene County's Senior Nutrition Program will offer local produce. On Aug. 14, corn on the cob from Black Horse Farms in Athens will be served with barbecued chicken, potatoes and a slice of cantaloupe. On Aug. 28, seasonal fruit from ...

Summit addresses housing concerns of aging LGBT population
35 percent felt that senior-service providers would be sensitive to them if their sexual orientation and/or gender identity were known. • 91 percent would feel more inclined to use existing senior health services if they knew staff members received ...

Funding will help older adults find work
The city of Jackson Senior Services Division recently received a $467,701 grant from Senior Service America Inc. — almost 90 percent of which will pay wages and benefits to at least 90 low-income, older adults living in Hinds, Rankin, Scott and Warren ...

Families face tough decisions as costs soar for elder care
Roslyn Duffy looks through photos of her late mother, Evelyn Nappa, at her home in Seattle. Duffy had to scramble to find a home willing to take Medicaid payments after her mother was evicted from a Seattle assisted-living facility. (Ted S. Warren/The ...

Chip Modlin: Pay low for in-home senior care
Imagine having to teach a new person where everything is in your kitchen. Now imagine going through that process every six months, from a wheelchair, with impaired vision. This challenge - and others even more daunting - is the reality for an ...

Senior activities
TROY >> The Troy Senior Service Center, located at 19 Third St., has a weekly Bible Study Group led by Andy Agcaoili. This is a nondenominational fellowship group that meets every Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Those participating in the group ...

Senior housing remains a priority in New Castle
Norman, of the AGNC, illuminated what the senior care industry has meant for nearby Mesa County. According to Norman, hospice care brings in $35 million, Medicaid brings in $34 million and there is an additional $20 million economic benefit that comes ...

Link-SF Helping More Homeless Find Services
... find shelter, food, medical care, a shower and public access to a computer—234 services in all, from multiples like Glide's food, rehab and housing programs to a weekly food pantry for Tenderloin residents administered by Korean American Senior ...

$467K grant: help low-income older adults get temporary jobs
The Clarion-Ledger (http://on.thec-l.com/1eLNkrL ) reports that the city of Jackson Senior Services Division recently received the money from Senior Service America Inc. to help people in in Hinds, Rankin, Scott and Warren counties. Almost 90 percent ...

In Lane County, a range of services support seniors who want to stay in their ...
In Lane County, a range of services support seniors who want to stay in their ...

Elder-care duties call us to seek the best inside ourselves
I'd heard the news about women and memory loss by the time my sister sent her foreboding e-mail — “a little scary, sisters” — with a link to a story headlined: “Women Descend into Alzheimer's at Twice the Speed of Men.” One in six women has a chance ...

Take a video tour of Genesys' new senior care center in downtown Flint
ALSO READ: Downtown Flint senior care center opens in former International Institute. The location sat vacant for several years after the International Institute of Flint closed. The center is part of the "health and wellness" corridor and is located ...

Senator Susan Collins and Elder Care Concern: What It Means to Be From Maine
When it comes to meaningful legislative leadership and achievements, few members of Congress have records that even remotely parallel those of Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine), now serving her fourth term. Senator Collins' legislative achievements are ...

Senior care business selected as franchisee of the year
Greene was introduced to four franchise operations and senior care was the one that appealed to him the most. “I had the blessing of having both sets of grandparents well into adulthood. I've always had an appreciation for seniors,” he said. While ...

It's Time The Army Got Over Its Problem With ROTC Instructors
Similarly, the professor of military science selection board depends upon known vacancies based on retirements, promotions, selections to senior service colleges, etc. Separating the two boards in time to allow an officer to compete sequentially ...

Local Home Instead Senior Care business owners honored
Lincoln business owners Doug and Monica Kuhns were honored for outstanding business performance at the Home Instead Senior Care network's annual international convention in Omaha. The Kuhns were recognized with a Legacy award at the event ...

Chattanooga Goodwill Industries Receives $643250 Grant
Chattanooga Goodwill Industries, Inc. announced Tuesday that it was awarded a grant of $643,250 from Senior Service America, Inc. Almost 90 percent of this grant – originally from the U.S. Department of Labor – will pay wages and benefits to at least ...

Get Help with Your Senior Care Struggles from Concordia Lutheran Ministries
One of the first steps to lessening your loved one's resistance to senior care services is to understand the root of their resistance. Once you understand why those close to you are hesitant towards senior healthcare services, you will be able to come ...

Navigating the Senior Care Maze: A Family Story
Making the decision to move a loved one to a senior living community can be extremely emotional. But knowing that your loved one has the expert care they need — that you may not be able to provide — makes a difference Navigating the Senior Care Maze: ...

Federal $2.5 Million Grant to SLU Aims to Transform Geriatric Care
University and community partners are Washington University in St. Louis, SSM Health, Myrtle Hilliard Davis and John C. Murphy Health Centers, Northside Youth and Senior Service Center and the St. Louis Alzheimer's Association. The grant to SLU is ...

Five on Three: Christian Senior Care
Christian Care is in the business of maximizing the fulfillment seniors find in their lives. Its Allen location offers independent living cottages, assisted living and memory care apartments, and Home2Stay personal assistance care, outpatient therapy ...

Brazilian Senate approves Gripen financing deal
A senior service official previously disclosed that all 108 aircraft will be delivered in three batches running from 2019 through to 2032. It is likely that the two further batches will be wholly assembled in Brazil, as will the aircraft for any future ...

Elder Care: Seniors and identity theft
It can take various forms, including complete use of an another individual's personal information as one's own, use of a credit card for unauthorized purchases, or use of someone else's Medicare ID number or health insurance number to obtain services ...

Senior care and comfort extends into maintenance
We are in the midst of a senior living housing boom and maintenance has a big role in the success and growth of these communities. One of the most critical aspects as these residences flourish is the care and safety of their residents. Accidents like ...

Roads open as containment grows
The Red Cross, along with local community groups, opened a Client Service Center on Friday, providing information and resources for those affected by the fire, at the Highlands Senior Service Center. On Monday, a Local Assistance Center will begin ...

Senior care crisis will hit us all eventually
Kudos to Ruth Smith for taking the time to call attention to the serious lack of support for keeping seniors at home. Many families are struggling with little or no help as determined by large and expensive bureaucracies delegated to "assess and case ...

Civil Air Patrol looking for future cadets
Both central Maine locations are composite squadrons, meaning they have both cadet and senior service programs. The patrol is made up of people with and without military experience and from a variety of industries. The Augusta/Gardiner squadron has 17 ...

Senior news
TROY >> The Troy Senior Service Center, located at 19 Third St., has a weekly Bible study group led by Andy Agcaoili. This is a nondenominational fellowship group that meets every Friday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Those participating in the group are ...

Elder Care partners with Hearing Life to offer free hearing screenings
Elder Care has partnered with Hearing Life to provide free hearing screenings on Aug. 14 in Bartlesville. The professional screenings will be performed by a hearing instrument specialist, who will answer questions and carefully explain the screen ...

Elder care-giving: Will you be ready for the challenge?
Love, respect and devotion to one's spouse or parent manifests itself in many ways. But perhaps most meaningfully is the sense of obligation to care for that person throughout their old age. Based on demographic trends in the U.S., an increasing number ...

ElderCircle receives $249735 grant
ElderCircle has announced that it was awarded a grant of $249,735 from Senior Service America, Inc. Almost 90 percent of this grant – originally from the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) – will pay wages and benefits to at least 39 low-income older ...

Amada Senior Care Expands to Greater Richmond
Amada Senior Care, premier provider of non-medical in-home care and assisted living placement counseling, recently opened its very first office in Virginia – its Richmond location. Amada franchise partner Jay Mann came to the senior care industry with ...

Home Instead Senior Care having informational session
NEWARK – Home Instead Senior Care will have a community informational event and dinner regarding services it offers from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Brookdale Newark, 331 Goosepond Road. Reserve a spot by calling 740-321-3330. Read or Share this ...

Wehr named Mississippi River Commission president
He has a master's degree in civil engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, was a senior service college fellow at the Senior Service College Fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a graduate of the United States Army ...

Commissioners approve survey, community health worker
Wastewater and drinking water projects are due at the end of May 2016; storm water projects are due at the end of March 2016; Main Street projects are due in March 2016; public facility projects, which include senior service centers, libraries and ...

'Tis a Privilege: Innovation & history celebrated
“Tribes” continues through Aug. 23. 'Tis a privilege to congratulate Jim and Betty Bench of Springfield for being recognized by Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder with Senior Service Awards. The Benches volunteer at Ronald McDonald House, Mercy ...

Nominate a Senior Care Hero
Nominations are still being sought for the Senior Care Hero Awards that honor individuals who are unsung heroes in the lives of senior citizens. This will be the fifth year for the annual awards, put on by Anaheim-based SeniorServ, the nonprofit ...

HCP Announces Appointment of New Chief Investment Officer – Senior Housing and ...
HCP Announces Appointment of New Chief Investment Officer – Senior Housing and ...

Live Updates - Defence Forces Day Blog
1029: Senior service chiefs led by Zimbabwe Defence Forces commander Dr Constantine Chiwenga arrive at the National Sports Stadium to rapturous applause. 1005: Some of the Ministers who are already here include Cde Saviour Kasukuwere, Dr Ignatius ...

Police: Woman stole credit card at senior care facility
A Binghamton woman has been charged with stealing a credit card from a resident of a senior living facility in Endicott and using it to make purchases at three different stores. Kara A. West, 31, is accused of taking the credit card from a resident of ...

OPM Cites Management Responsibilities for Employee Elder Care Needs
OPM has issued a Handbook on Workplace Flexibilities and Work-Life Programs for Elder Care that like one issued recently on flexibilities for childbirth, adoption and foster placement, mainly draws together scattered pre-existing policies while making ...

Limestone nurse arrested for allegedly stealing hydrocodone from senior care ...
Limestone nurse arrested for allegedly stealing hydrocodone from senior care ...

Start-up Tribeca plans to take elder-care operations pan-India
Kolkata-based elder care start-up, Tribeca Care Pvt Ltd, is on an expansion mode. Set up by five successful NRI professionals, Tribeca has set its processes right over the last one year. The plan is now to spread out operations in 10 cities over the ...

Athens nurse accused of stealing painkillers from senior care facility
An Athens woman was arrested last week on felony theft charges as part of an investigation initiated by Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange's office. Britney Lauren Forsyth, 29, of 25593 Caladera Drive, allegedly filled prescriptions for ...

Senior center searching for Meals on Wheels workers
Clearlake >> Highlands Senior Service Center is looking for volunteer Meals on Wheels drivers to cover their Clearlake/Clearlake Park delivery route. This route is about 13 miles in length and takes around two hours to complete. On-call and backup ...

Senior-care group Elant selling four nursing homes
Senior-care group Elant selling four nursing homes ... Structure issues cloud future of Newburgh City Hall ... Editorial: Real teammates don't throw a punch ... Senior-care group Elant selling four nursing homes ... Structure issues cloud future of ...

US Navy Details Future Carrier Air Wing
Stealth fighter jets, carrier-launched drones, V-22 Ospreys, submarine-detecting helicopters, laser weapons and electronic jamming are all deemed indispensable to the Navy's now unfolding future vision of carrier-based air power, senior service leaders ...

Winston-Salem Urban League receives $1778090 grant to employ older adults
“Many low-income older adults want and need paid work,” says Tony Sarmiento, Senior Service America executive director. “By serving their community, older workers receive renewed skills as well as renewed hope. Older North Carolinians are fortunate to ...

Winston-Salem Urban League receives $1778090 grant to employ older adults
The Winston-Salem Urban League has been awarded a grant of $1,778,090 from Senior Service America Inc. Almost 90 percent of this grant – originally from the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) – will pay wages and benefits to at least 345 low-income ...


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