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Seniors at Mater Dei serve others
Katlyn Harpstrite chose 1st Step, a division of Link, Inc., for her senior service project. “I wanted to give back,” Katlyn said. “I really wanted to work with children and make an impact on their lives, to help them learn.” Grant Brinkmann's mother ...

Rep. Jason Chipman: Sponsored Legislation, Ethics, & Small Business
The Lieutenant Governor's Senior Service Awards are intended to promote and highlight the positive accomplishments Missouri's senior citizens provide their local communities. Individuals should be at least 60 years of age and volunteer a minimum of 25 ...

An Aging Japan Turns To Exoskeletons For Elder Care
An Aging Japan Turns To Exoskeletons For Elder Care. Japan has become a leader in developing technology to aid not just elderly or otherwise limited people conduct everyday chores but also for the medical, defense and aviation industries in a country ...

Integrating Social Service and Healthcare Delivery in San Francisco
Planning took place through 2015 and involved a wide range of community and home-based service organizations, including On Lok, Meals on Wheels, Project Openhouse, and twelve other adult day health and senior service organizations. This past ...

Senior care center gets big donation
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Facebook contest left one local senior care center with a major donation Friday. Home Instead Senior Care presented Nazareth Home with a $16,000 check in honor of its 16th anniversary in Louisville. Home Instead wanted to ...

New elder care beds for Drogheda and Ardee
A total of 56 new elder care beds have been secured for Louth in the new capital plan, 26 at St Mary's in Drogheda and an extra 30 at St Joseph's in Ardee. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. Go To. Comments. The new capital plan will see a ...

McHenry County police train to assist residents with mental illness
Police also work with the McHenry County Crisis Program and Senior Service Associates, and can have people involuntarily committed if they think it will help. McHenry County also has a special mental health court for residents with nonviolent ...

Letter: Thank you from Senior Care
SeniorCare Inc. is most grateful to the Gloucester Rotary Club and to The Open Door for their generous support of our holiday gifts to Gloucester Meals on Wheels recipients. In December, more than 150 Gloucester elders who receive Meals on Wheels daily ...

Paso Robles OKs plans for senior care facility
The Paso Robles Planning Commission has approved plans to build a 101-bed residential assisted living center and memory care facility for seniors. Called The Oaks at Paso Robles, the three-story building would be located at South River Road and ...

Home Instead Senior Care give elder care a personal touch
HOME INSTEAD SENIOR CARE, Todd Barth Home Instead Senior Care is connected to a global network of franchised care agencies devoted to home care for seniors. Home Instead's commitment to Washington County is very strong. “To us, it's personal,” ...

Cases of elder abuse hard to prosecute
TRIAD brings together law enforcement agencies, senior service providers and the elderly to work toward making the community and environment safer, said Curt Crowhurst, community coordinator for the Henderson County chapter of TRIAD. “We want to be ...

Lowell Catholic seniors volunteer in community
Senior Service Week is a time for students to actively participate in the community, and many report finding their calling or future path of employment through their works of service. Students worked at a variety of organizations, including homeless ...

Silver Linings Global striving to advance senior care islandwide
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Thanks to advancements in technology, human life expectancy has grown from 50 years in the early twentieth century to 80 years today. However, people are not necessarily prepared knowledge-wise for how to manage this extra 30 years ...

Elder Care Concerns
For some elders, the ideal solution to diminishing physical capabilities and/or minor medical concerns, is to have caregivers come to their home. There is a growing number of organizations that are available to provide this level of care. Some Skilled ...


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