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Davidson County named Messer award recipient for 2015
Upon receiving the award, commissioners deflected the praise to staff members from both senior service centers on-hand. “We get the plaque but y'all did the work so all the credit goes to the people who were involved in the process,” commissioner Larry ...

Local businesswoman honored for volunteerism with Chamber
Chamber Chairman Jeff Rusbridge, Partner with Dyer & Rusbridge, presents Chamber Volunteer of the Quarter Debra Brazell with Caring Senior Service of Atlanta Northwest her award. Posted: Wednesday, January 13, 2016 12:00 am. Local businesswoman ...

Rotary Club of Clear Lake to hold annual event
Clearlake >> Tickers are now available for the Rotary Club of Clear Lake's 13th Annual Seafood Boil scheduled for Feb. 27 at the Highlands Senior Service Center. The meal starts with a tri-tip appetizer, salad and bread followed by “the boil” and ...

Sailivik Society proposes new elder care facility for Iqaluit
Iqaluit-Niaqunnguu MLA Pat Angnakak and a group of prominent Iqaluit residents are looking for Iqaluit city council's support for their plan for a new elders facility. The Sailivik Society is proposing to build and run an 80-person long-term care ...

Russia to fill gap left by An-70 with more Il-76MD-90A airlifters
Russia is to fill the gap left in its strategic airlift capabilities by the abandonment of the Antonov An-70 project with Ukraine with additional numbers of the Ilyushin Il-76MD-90A, a senior service official said on 13 January. The Russian Air Force ...

Senior Care Tech Presents $279 Billion Opportunity
Technology is at the forefront of senior living solutions, from next generation remote health monitoring apps to wearables that can detect and predict falls among seniors.The need for these innovative solutions are expected to boom over the next few ...

Proposed senior care facilty in Estero meets opposition
David Burton was one of several residents of the Estates of Estero River who spoke in opposition to the senior care facility at the meeting, and said the issue for him isn't just re-zoning. "The real question was, do we want this 45-foot building ...

in your community
Philadelphia senior service providers are invited to attend an information and referral council forum Tuesday, Jan. 19 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at 642 N. Broad St. The event will feature a talk by Philadelphia Corporation for the Aging President and CEO ...

Dress for success
Both Bond and Lynn, who work at the Pentagon, are senior service members transitioning out of the military. They attended the class last month, which was led by image consultant, entrepreneur and tailor Sofio Barone. The “dress for success” class is ...

Two Catholic high schools begin 2016 with senior service projects
“It's awesome,” seniors serving at St. Vincent de Paul Parish in St. Louis said of their first week of service. The two young men were anxious to meet and serve the poor and homeless that know help is available at St. Vincent's, a parish known for its ...

Senior care facility thanks participants
On behalf of the staff at Home Instead Senior Care, a provider of non-medical home care to seniors in their homes, we wish to thank everyone who participated in our “Be a Santa to a Senior” program. Through the generosity of those who purchased the ...

Bean bag baseball offered
Do you love baseball? If you do, then join the Senior Service's Saggy Baggy Sharks. The group plays on Wednesdays from 1:45 to 3:30 p.m. and some Mondays. Bean Bag Baseball is just like baseball just played on a corn hole board. You can hit a first ...

Dress for success
Both Bond and Lynn, who work at the Pentagon, are senior service members transitioning out of the military. They attended the class last month, which was led by image consultant, entrepreneur and tailor Sofio Barone. The “dress for success” class is ...

Brocton library celebrates computer class graduation
This training, originally funded and implemented by Senior Service America, Inc. (SSAI), is a self-paced, introductory, on-line tutorial using the Generations on Line registered software program. The software connects seniors to the internet and fun on ...

Home Instead Senior Care moves expanded headquarters to Ft. Mitchell, growing ...
Home Instead Senior Care moves expanded headquarters to Ft. Mitchell, growing ...

Golden Heart Senior Care - Rochester Hills Wins 2016 Best of In-Home Care ...
Golden Heart Senior Care - Rochester Hills Wins 2016 Best of In-Home Care ...

Texas A&M Corps of Cadets Marksmanship Unit will defend 2016 Easley “Deadeye ...
Texas A&M Corps of Cadets Marksmanship Unit will defend 2016 Easley “Deadeye ...

Swampscott Fire Receives Grants for Student, Senior Fire Safety Education
... deliver age-appropriate fire and life safety lessons that also meet the requirements of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's Health Curriculum Frameworks. For Senior S.A.F.E., fire departments partner with local senior service ...

Chelmsford Fire Receives Grants for Student, Senior Fire Safety Education
... deliver age-appropriate fire and life safety lessons that also meet the requirements of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's Health Curriculum Frameworks. For Senior S.A.F.E., fire departments partner with local senior service ...

Medford Fire Receives Grants for Fire Safety Education
... deliver age-appropriate fire and life safety lessons that also meet the requirements of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's Health Curriculum Frameworks. For Senior S.A.F.E., fire departments partner with local senior service ...

Somerville Fire Receives Grants for Fire Safety Education
... deliver age-appropriate fire and life safety lessons that also meet the requirements of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's Health Curriculum Frameworks. For Senior S.A.F.E., fire departments partner with local senior service ...

Top resume tips in applying for senior care jobs
It is amazing how much a single document can change the outcome of a person's life. Many times, spectacular Director of Nursing candidates, amazing regional candidates and even expert C-Suite professionals in the senior care industry can be turned down ...

MLK luncheon to honor 8 area students
CEDAR RAPIDS — Since the Rotary's motto is “Service Above Self,” the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon honoring area student volunteers is a natural fit. “We have a passion for it,” said Karl Cassell, president of the Cedar Rapids Downtown ...

Blue Springs project shares stories across the generations
Blachford said she plans to highlight her senior's service trip to Uganda during her presentation. “It was cool to see the different perspective they have with their experiences, compared to my perspective,” she said. Donaldson said many of the ...

Blue Springs project shares stories across the generations
Blachford said she plans to highlight her senior's service trip to Uganda during her presentation. “It was cool to see the different perspective they have with their experiences, compared to my perspective,” she said. Donaldson said many of the ...

TRMC Senior Care Behavioral Health celebrates renovations with re-opening
Tomball Regional Medical Center celebrated the re-opening of a newly renovated hospital space for Senior Care Behavioral Health (SCBH) with a ribbon cutting and open house on Tuesday, Jan. 12. In its dedication to enhancing patient safety and providing ...

Coordinating senior care needs
After months of considering how the specific needs of the Senior Advisory Committee (SAC) coincided with those of other advocacy groups on the island, the members of the SAC invited representatives of different constituencies to a meeting on Wednesday, ...

The week in TV: Endeavour; Silent Witness; Tracey Ullman's Show; Crashing ...
The week in TV: Endeavour; Silent Witness; Tracey Ullman's Show; Crashing ...

ALL IN THE FAMILY
... can go from independent living to assisted living to a nursing home as their needs mount — house roughly 750,000 people, said Steve Maag, director of residential communities for LeadingAge, an industry association for nonprofit senior service ...

Senior advocates address affordable housing, health care
And "100 percent Access to Senior Service in Every Jurisdiction in the County." An agenda for Wednesday's Healthy Aging Population Initiative Coalition retreat included these sample headlines. The 50 attendees plotted strategies to try to make the ...

Elder Care Services Market (2014-2020): The report provides in-depth analysis ...
Elder Care Services Market (2014-2020): The report provides in-depth analysis ...

Royal Navy Seizes £1bn Of Drugs In Two Years
A Freedom of Information request has revealed that the Royal Navy has seized over £1 billion of drugs over the last two years. It comes after a number of high-profile drugs busts in 2015, with the Senior Service making Britain's biggest ever in April ...

Public fire education grants awarded to area departments
Fire departments partner with local senior service agencies. State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan said the SAFE and Senior SAFE programs are having a huge impact on the fire and life safety of our most vulnerable populations – children and elders. "The ...

How Serial Killers Terrorize China's Disorganized Elder Care Industry
(Beijing) – The 45-year-old caregiver was calm on the witness stand, but her words were jarring. He Tiandai admitted during her murder trial that she killed a 70-year-old woman she cared for by poisoning her soup with sleeping pills and pesticide ...

Were You There When...
Were You There When...

In senior care facility design, little things can add up to big changes
The Murfreesboro-based company is expanding with a particular focus on building design and technology, looking to deliver a heightened level of care to a new generation of senior care patients. That approach is on display as its new center in Bellevue, ...

County news briefs: Senior advocates address affordable housing, health care
And “100 percent Access to Senior Service in Every Jurisdiction in the County.” An agenda for Wednesday's Healthy Aging Population Initiative Coalition retreat included these sample headlines. The 50 attendees plotted strategies to try to make the ...

Royal Navy Judged One Of The Best UK Employers
The Royal Navy has been judged one of the best employers in the UK for workplace inclusion. The Senior Service has leapt from 56th to 10th place in the Stonewall Workplace Index, just sixteen years after the ban on lesbian, gay and bisexual personnel ...

Wynona Corbin
She loved going to school every day where she was affectionately known at Grandma C. On May 8, 2013, she was one of 35 people statewide to receive the Senior Service Award in recognition of her volunteer efforts. The minute you stepped into her house ...

Making senior care a priority
With the demographics of both Beaufort and Jasper counties leaning toward the older side of the spectrum, we need to be helping senior care facilities get certified, as well as offering advice and counsel in how to meet both state and federal ...

TRMC Senior Care Behavioral Health celebrates renovations with re-opening
Tomball Regional Medical Center celebrated the re-opening of a newly renovated hospital space for Senior Care Behavioral Health (SCBH) with a ribbon cutting and open house on Tuesday, Jan. 12. Advertisement. Posted: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 ...

TRMC Senior Care Behavioral Health celebrates renovations with re-opening
Tomball Regional Medical Center celebrated the re-opening of a newly renovated hospital space for Senior Care Behavioral Health (SCBH) with a ribbon cutting and open house on Tuesday, Jan. 12. In its dedication to enhancing patient safety and providing ...

Senior Care Startup Will Give Equity, Employee Status To Caregivers
Another one bites the dust. That is, another Silicon Valley firm has reconsidered its on-demand contractors. Honor, a startup that provides home care for seniors in the San Francisco Bay Area (and recently launched in Los Angeles), began last April as ...

Lebanon senior care center wins award
Southern Manor Living Center, located in Lebanon, has been selected as a 2016 Best of Assisted Living Award winner by SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and review site for senior care and services in North America. Award winners represent the top ...

First Command Reports: Elder Care Challenging Family Finances of Career Military
Two thirds of military families are seeking out specific financial planning help related to the cost of elder care. The Index reveals that 67 percent are planning for these costs, up from just 16 percent in 2012. And almost half of those families are ...

Local fire departments awarded state...
Local fire departments awarded state...

Improvements to senior care goal of new forums
In hopes of finding solutions to common problems among local senior-care centers, Jessamine County's first senior-care forum took place Jan. 13. Liberty Ridge Senior Living Community of Lexington and Council Oaks Assisted Living Home of Nicholasville ...

Elder Care Startup Honor Makes Contractors Full-Time Workers With Equity
The care workers, called CarePros within the company, will have the potential for stock options. “I really don't want two classes of people in our company. Everyone is in it to help the elderly and everyone should succeed if Honor succeeds,” said CEO ...

Innovation in elder-care on the horizon
When it comes to senior citizens, it can difficult to strike a balance between maintaining an independent lifestyle and ensuring that help will be there when needed. Mobile phones aren't always within reach, and in some instances elderly people can ...

Solarium: Warrants want to get in STEP with professional military education
... warrants not only need to be technically skilled, they also need to be broadened with leader development courses like the Warrant Officer Advanced Course, Intermediate Level Education and Senior Service Education courses as they progress through ...


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