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Want to Spend Your Senior Years at Home? Here's How to Do It
That's when the vast number of senior service providers can come in handy. “Part of what we do in people's homes is an assessment to determine their needs,” Ellis-Lamkins says. Depending on the results of that assessment, arrangements may be made for ...

Overmedication of patients is growing concern in elder care
In the world of elder care, alas, we see disgraceful neglect in the world of medications. It would be a really good idea for a pharmacist to be required by law to review an elder's meds. A: We have long suspected that too many older people are ...

Elder care center set to open by June
By June 1, McPherson County's older crowd should have a new health center. The Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly, or PACE, center will open at 113 S. Ash St. in McPherson and initially serve McPherson, Ellsworth, Harvey, Marion, Ottawa ...

Senior Care Moment 1/21/16
Know the signs and symptoms of a stroke and where to get help in recovery. KTNV. Show Caption Hide Caption. Previous Next. Stroke occurs when blood flow is lost in the brain. When blood flow is blocked or lost, localized damage occurs. Stroke symptoms ...

Elder Care announces the addition of Dr. Walter Lajara to medical staff
BARTLESVILLE — Elder Care in Bartlesville recently announced that Walter Lajara-Nanson, MD, has accepted the position of Medical Director of the W.R. Bohon Senior Health Clinic which includes the Center for Aging and NeuroHealth. Lajara is certified ...

Former Head of the Navy Lord Boyce reveals family link to Battle of Jutland
Lord Boyce revealed how his grandfather's 22 years in the Senior Service inspired Lord Boyce's father Hugh to join up in the Second World War . He went on to become a mine disposal expert, winning a Distinguished Service Cross and reaching the rank of ...

Welltower CEO Floats 'Bring Your Parents to Work' Senior Care Model
What would it mean if the average life expectancy were to increase to 150 years? One change could be that corporations would need to allow employees to bring their elderly parents to work and provide on-site care. That's according to Thomas J. DeRosa, ...

Navigating The Senior Care Maze
Join us for an informational session on choosing senior care solutions that are right for you. Spend an afternoon with some of the top experts in senior care as they answer your questions about how to help your loved ones navigate the network of senior ...

Elder Care: Preserving the family home - Part I
What happens to the family home when an elderly loved one needs long-term care in a facility? This issue has obvious financial implications, but may have strong emotions attached to it as well. In our rural communities, it may not be just about a house ...

Adult abuse on the rise
Senior service agencies, courts, first-responders, health care providers and police are upping joint efforts to identify and report suspected cases of adult abuse, neglect and exploitation. Laura Sutter, coordinator for Coldwater-based Area Agency on ...

Miles continues to serve community at age 105
In 2013, Miles was rewarded for her efforts with the Lieutenant Governor's Senior Service award, which Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder presented to her personally. "Catherine Miles has demonstrated she possesses the heart of a true servant, as she has ...

Tomball Regional Medical Center Completes Senior Care Behavioral Health Renovation
Tomball Regional Medical Center (TRMC) in Tomball, Texas, celebrated the re-opening of its Senior Care Behavioral Health unit, a hospital-based program that provides psychiatric and medical care for patients 55 and older. The 15,000-square-foot ...

Abortion foes drop lawsuit over use of amplifier outside Planned Parenthood clinic
University of Missouri Health Care had granted the clinic's doctor — Colleen McNicholas — “refer and follow” privileges in December 2014, and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Service licensed the Columbia clinic to provide medication ...

Senior Care Facilities With World-Class Art
It is the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, a senior care facility in the Bronx. Its 32-acre campus offers nursing and rehabilitation services and assisted and independent living. But it also houses a collection of more than 5,000 mostly modern and ...

California Senior Care Homes Sued for Back Worker Pay
Three different home care agencies in Union County have been sued by the federal government, which claims it owes many of its employees -in most cases, caregivers for aging and disabled adults- wages. The case has drawn attention because, as the ...

Elder Care Services Needs Help During Cold Snap
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Elder care services is in need of donations during these chilly temperatures. They currently have a waiting list of over 20 elders in need of a personal electric space heater. During cold snaps Elder Care receives 10 or more ...

Community Notes
The Three R's Tutoring program sponsored by the Senior Service Corps of Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands seeks volunteers, age 55 and older, to assist in a Math Enrichment program for students in grades 1 and 2 at the Forestdale Elementary ...

"I'm easygoing about death - it'll happen when it happens"
I think it was Senior Service and then when my father had a better job it became Weights. And I'd steal his. I think it was the rite of passage through to adulthood that appealed to me, that was the thing about it. Are you smoking at the moment, by the ...

Nigeria: Sardauna, Coomassie Couldn't Have Done That
The Premier proposed that Malam Ahmed Talib and Malam Yahaya Gusau should be promoted to be the first Northerners to occupy senior service positions. When the Governor refused to do so, the Premier stormed into the Governor's office and got him to ...

Ministry urges more diverse senior care homes
BEIJING, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- The Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA) has called for a greater variety of senior care facilities, with more small care homes serving local communities. China has over 13,000 private care homes, but more are needed because ...

People: Executive transactions
The Aspire Group promoted Ed Dillon to team leader of service and retention, Kyle Knickerbocker to team leader of new business, Christian McCormick to senior service and retention consultant and Zoe Cohen to senior women sports sales consultant at the ...

Chill sparks need for heaters for seniors
For many here in the Big Bend, the onset of chilly weather means it's time to turn up the thermostat. However, for many struggling seniors, that is not an option. Currently, Elder Care Services has a waiting list of over 20 elders in need of personal ...

Benson to cast ballots again
McLamb, a senior service specialist with Piedmont Natural Gas, said he ran because he's always been politically conscious and has some ideas for good changes in his town. He wants to bring more business to Benson, add bleachers and restrooms at town ...

Desert Storm: Palomaria finds his purpose
MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho - While many of the senior service members in today's Air Force served during Desert Storm, not all experienced the smoke-filled air from the burning oil fields, rather the despair and uncertainty of those left at ...

Steeton undone by Senior service
HAVING hit seven the week before, Steeton were brought back down to earth with a bump by a Steve Senior hat-trick. Things couldn't have got off to a worse start when Sam Rooke had to turn back en route to the game after his daughter (who is thankfully ...

Hoffman teams up with Senior Services Plus for Meals on Wheels
BELLVILLE – State Representative Jay Hoffman, D-Swansea, joined Senior Service Plus on Monday in Belleville to deliver food to local residents as part of the Meals on Wheels Program. “Many seniors in our community rely heavily on the Meals on Wheels ...

Lutheran Social Services cuts ripple through senior care, veterans programs in Rockford area
ROCKFORD — Hundreds of seniors and veterans in the Rockford region will lose supportive services and in-home care because of the state budget impasse. Offices here are preparing to deal with the fallout from Lutheran Social Services of Illinois' ...

State reviewing Waterford senior care facility license renewal
State reviewing Waterford senior care facility license renewal. Waterford Oaks Senior Care facility on Pontiac Lake Road in Waterford. Friday, March 6, 2015. Tim Thompson-The Oakland Press. By Carol Hopkins, The Oakland Press. Posted: 01/25/16, 3:32 ...

On the Move: 26 January 2016
Local senior service, advocacy and education organization The Council on Aging of Greater Nashville has received a grant from the West End Home Foundation. A release does not specific the dollar amount of the grant. COA, in partnership with the ...

Elder Care Resource Day is April 2
This educational one-day conference assists caregivers with 16 informative classes in the areas of navigating family dynamics, end-of-life planning, self-care for family caregivers, Alzheimer's and dementia, and navigating the elder care system. All ...

Hacking for Defense at Stanford - Making the World a Safer Place
In addition to these mentors, each H4D student team will be supported by an active duty military liaison officer drawn from Stanford's Senior Service College Fellows to facilitate effective communication and interaction with the problem sponsors. Today ...

Local Children Hosted at Florida Cup International All-Star Game
“Attending the Florida Cup All-Star Game, meeting soccer stars, and taking part in the pregame and halftime entertainment was a thrill and an honor for our kids,” said Jose Bastias, senior service director at the Walt Disney World Clubhouse of Boys ...

Senior care an area of growth in local economy
WILLIAMSBURG — There was a change earlier this month in what is one of greater Williamsburg's growing economic sectors: senior care. Commonwealth Assisted Living announced the acquisition of Heritage Commons, an independent living community ...

How Serial Killers Terrorized China's Disorganized Elder Care Industry
Senior citizens play mah-jong at the Happy Times Nursing Home on December 12, 2007 in Kunming, Yunnan province. Two-thirds of the elderly residents in the nursing home suffer from senile dementia. The 45-year-old caregiver was calm on the witness ...

How Serial Killers Terrorized China's Disorganized Elder Care Industry
Senior citizens play mah-jong at the Happy Times Nursing Home on December 12, 2007 in Kunming, Yunnan province. Two-thirds of the elderly residents in the nursing home suffer from senile dementia. The 45-year-old caregiver was calm on the witness ...

Hoffman helps Senior Services Plus with Meals on Wheels
Jay Hoffman (D-Swansea) joined the Senior Service Plus on Monday in Belleville to deliver food to local residents as part of the Meals on Wheels Program. “Many seniors in our community rely heavily on the Meals on Wheels program to continue living in ...

Hoffman helps Senior Services Plus with Meals on Wheels
Jay Hoffman (D-Swansea) joined the Senior Service Plus on Monday in Belleville to deliver food to local residents as part of the Meals on Wheels Program. “Many seniors in our community rely heavily on the Meals on Wheels program to continue living in ...

SeniorAdvisor.com Announces 2015 Future of Senior Care Scholarship Winners
The organization launched its annual scholarship program in 2014 as part of an initiative to bring awareness to younger generations of the unique benefits and challenges senior care presents, while helping to defray the costs of higher education for ...

First Senior Care Centre in a Community Club to open
Co-locating Senior Care Centres at CCs and town hubs, such as at the Bedok Integrated Complex, is part of the Ministerial Committee on Ageing's S$3 billion Action Plan for Successful Ageing. The plan offers more than 60 initiatives in 12 areas such as ...

Services for seniors, generator among county board topics
MADISON —The Madison County board of commissioners received an update Tuesday on the work of an agency that helps to support senior citizens. The Northeast Nebraska Area Agency on Aging, which has a goal to keep older citizens independent and ...

Understand three new laws focusing on senior care — and what still needs to be done
“We know (senior care will) cost three times more than the average American, and 70 percent have two or more chronic illnesses. We are catching up; we are not ahead of the curve as a health care community,” said Poonam Alaigh, former New Jersey health ...

Neediest to be given priority on senior care
ELDERLY people who live alone and have no children will be given priority under a new assessment system that seeks to ensure senior citizens receive the care and support they need. Under a draft proposal presented at the ongoing 12th session of the ...

Resident-on-resident aggression on the rise in senior care facilities, advocate warns
VICTORIA — An increase in complaints from seniors in residential care and in the number of reported cases of aggression between seniors in licensed facilities will be probed over the next year, says B.C.'s advocate for the elderly. Seniors' advocate ...

Nutley area events
The Nutley Senior Service Club meets at 12:30 p.m. Fridays at the Nutley Parks and Recreation building, 44 Park Ave. Enjoy refreshments, parties and play bingo. Club meets every Friday (unless notified) except for July and August. Parking available ...

Third Street Partners Hires Senior Industry Executive
Grant has also served in senior service positions at Mitchell Hutchins, Oppenheimer Capital and Shearson Lehman Hutton. Furthermore, Grant was a founding partner of Curant Associates, a client service and distribution consultancy dedicated to asset ...

Mayor Calls on Seniors To Support Affordable Housing Plan
"It's terrible. We never have enough senior housing." Earlier this week, a coalition of senior service providers called LiveOn NY released a report finding that 102,000 seniors wait an average of seven years for housing through the federal Section 202 ...

An Increased Push Among Some States to Improve Funding for Elder Care
California often finds itself at the forefront of change that eventually carries over to other states in the nation. In recent years, California has somehow managed to turn historic deficits into budget surpluses and now many groups have been lobbying ...

PVTA looking to improve para-transit services
The para-transit service inlcudes both the ADA service for people with disabilities and the senior service. Both allow riders to call and schedule a time and pick up locations in advance, and both are door to door services. For someone like West ...

Senior Care Moment 1/28/16
It is reported that accidents are the fifth leading cause of death for elders, not to mention all the additional injuries and complications arising from accidents. Half the deaths are due to falls, and over 75% of those falls are due to causes that ...

Elder Care: Life estate deeds can protect assets
Last week we explained that using an irrevocable trust can be the best way to preserve the family homestead for future generations. The maker of the trust typically arranges to continue to live in the property and pay the expenses as long as he or she ...


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