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Elder Care News 02/2016



How a New Payment Stream Could Come to Senior Care
An overhaul of senior care financing is not currently in the cards, but a more incremental approach that includes new types of insurance plans could be a place to start, according to a report released Monday from the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) Long ...

Home Instead Senior Care moves to Ft. Mitchell
FORT MITCHELL - Home Instead Senior Care has doubled the size of its headquarters moving from Florence to Fort Mitchell. The new space, located at 224 Grandview Drive, will also help Home Instead accomplish its goal of training and preparing its ...

Senior care facility
The land will be built on, and I would rather have a senior care facility instead of more apartments. Every morning we walk our dogs past nearby apartments, and it's not uncommon to see condoms, beer cans and lots of trash sitting on the sidewalks and ...

National Weather Service trains residents in severe weather response - Texas State University
“Because of the technology, people are allowed to report from home, their phones, and the road, back to the NWS,” said Mark Lentz, senior service hydrologist. “It's anybody who has a curiosity about weather and has the ability to report weather.” The ...

National Weather Service trains residents in severe weather response - Texas State University
“Because of the technology, people are allowed to report from home, their phones, and the road, back to the NWS,” said Mark Lentz, senior service hydrologist. “It's anybody who has a curiosity about weather and has the ability to report weather.” The ...

From Healthcare to Health: Healthcare IT and Senior Care Technologies Businesses Will Merge to Form Keystone ...
From Healthcare to Health: Healthcare IT and Senior Care Technologies Businesses Will Merge to Form Keystone ...

A boomer for business: Growing senior population offers builders, remodelers new opportunity
The U.S. is getting older, and according to the U.S. Department of Health Administration on Aging, the number of Americans ages 65 and older will more than double to 88.5 million by 2050. Of course, along with an aging population come the questions of ...

A hearty thanks for Sister Loretta
The Servants of the Holy Heart of Mary received recognition last year when the Daily Journal honored the group as its Senior Service Providers of the Year. Then a feature story on Sister Loretta appeared in the latest Weekend Edition. She is deserving ...

Comfort Senior Care Changes Ownership and Name - Kingwood
Loving Comfort Senior Care home is a private facility providing senior care and senior assisted living and compassion for those seniors who need ongoing assistance with the day-to-day activities of life. Their philosophy is that a high quality of life ...

Budget punts decisions on major health, senior care issues
"A number of proposals were raised with respect to senior care and nursing homes, which could have realized efficiencies for government," Finance Minister Roger Melanson said in his budget speech. "However, instead of introducing any of these potential ...

Althoff has too much firepower for Lancers
A group of fans from the Belleville school where Ferguson is doing his senior service project were in attendance on Tuesday. “It was a good experience ... they're good friends,” Ferguson said. “They influence me to play basketball and play harder ...

Signing Day List: All SD Colleges
... ranked top 12 in state in wrestling…finished 46-6 in wrestling as a senior…service works includes participating in walks for Alzheimer's, ALS and Autism, and helping at Special Olympics…son of Nicole and Carl Campiotti…plans to major in ...

Missing Carpentersville woman located in Batavia senior care facility
A 90-year-old Carpentersville woman who had been reported missing was located Wednesday at a senior care facility in Batavia where she had been taken Tuesday by a social services worker without the knowledge of her family, police said. Carpentersville ...

Wage theft allegations grow against Bay Area elder care homes
Florinda Yambao, the owner of several residential elder care homes around Contra Costa County, may not look like a typical career criminal, but DA investigators say she's defrauded her employees out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in owed pay, and ...

May opening planned for Aria assisted living senior care home in Gates Mills
May opening planned for Aria assisted living senior care home in Gates Mills. Print Email · Thomas Jewell, special to Northeast Ohio Media Group By Thomas Jewell, special to Northeast Ohio Media Group Sun News on February 03, 2016 at 6:05 PM, ...

USF's latest signing class heavy on local talent
... ranked top 12 in state in wrestling…finished 46-6 in wrestling as a senior…service works includes participating in walks for Alzheimer's, ALS and Autism, and helping at Special Olympics…son of Nicole and Carl Campiotti…plans to major in ...

Life on board a warship in our much-reduced Royal Navy
The Royal Navy is known as the Senior Service because of its illustrious history; Francis Drake and all that. But the days when it ruled the waves have long gone. In 1945 it had almost 900 warships and a million men. By the time of the Falklands War it ...

Warriors FC – The view from the fans
While Koh has been impressed with the squad under newly installed head coach Jorg Steinebrunner – the senior service and quality executive says that the German “is indeed the man for Warriors FC” – he also thinks that one player will go on to become ...

Senior Care Home: Is it a good business?
First, let us define what a Senior Care Home is and how is it different from an Assisted Living Facility or a Residential Care Home Facility for the Elderly (RCFE). A care home is a regular house that is converted and licensed with the State Department ...

Provider plans to fill senior care void left by LSSI's closing
DeKALB – A Chicago-based social service provider is set to open an office in DeKalb and hire workers who will be laid off when Lutheran Social Services of Illinois ends its in-home senior care here. Ron Ford, CEO of Help At Home, said his company ...

Amada Senior Care Expands to Greater Philadelphia
Amada Senior Care, premier provider of in-home care and assisted living placement counseling, recently opened its newest office in Pennsylvania – its Bucks and Montgomery Counties location. Amada franchise partners Richard and Jennifer Wright came to ...

Wage theft allegations grow against Bay Area elder care homes
Florinda Yambao, the owner of several residential elder care homes around Contra Costa County, may not look like a typical career criminal, but DA investigators say she's defrauded her employees out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in owed pay, and ...

Wage theft allegations grow against Bay Area elder care homes
Florinda Yambao, the owner of several residential elder care homes around Contra Costa County, may not look like a typical career criminal, but DA investigators say she's defrauded her employees out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in owed pay, and ...

DuBourg student accepted into 3 military academies finds a fit for her love of service
She did her senior service project at her former grade school, St. Gabriel in south St. Louis, and she has kept in touch with the teachers there in her high school years. St. Gabriel, she noted, helped set the foundation for her success. Roeder was ...

Rotary Club Recognizes Senior Care Professionals Of The Year
Rotary Club Recognizes Senior Care Professionals Of The Year. Sign up for the Sandy Springs Patch newsletter! ---. Sandy Springs, GA -- On Monday, the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs held its 2016 Senior Adult Health Care Professionals of the Year Awards ...

Senior Care Moment 2/4/16
Could your book club hold the key to healthy aging? Experts say that staying active and social can enhance your life as you get older. In fact, studies have shown that social interaction is just as important to aging as a healthy diet & physical ...

Senior centers join forces to host education series
Three Lodi senior service centers are combining forces to improve Lodi seniors' quality of life. The Arbor Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, The Arbor Senior Living and Arbor Place Assisted Living are collaborating on a community educational series to ...

Elder Care: The love of a caregiver
As we approach Valentine's Day, and the thoughts of many people turn to cards, flowers and candy as expressions of love for that special someone, let's take a moment to consider the daily manifestation of love as demonstrated in the lives of family ...

Jackson monitoring Pearl River flood stages
There could be some road closures in places, said NWS Senior Service Hydrologist Marty Pope. He said some local businesses start to be affected by water around 32 feet. Moore said there are some homes near the river in Byram that have water under them ...

All-Girl School Students Win MLB Angel's Scholarships
For her senior service project, she is currently helping care for toddlers at a nursery school. Alexis is currently working as a volunteer tutor with School on Wheels, an educational program helping women and children living in shelters. She also leads ...

Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) Commends Oversight & Government Reform Committee Leaders for ...
Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) Commends Oversight & Government Reform Committee Leaders for ...

Senior Care Helping Hand Fund
The board unanimously approved a motion to transfer funds collected by the Ortonville Area Senior Housing Association to a newly created "Senior Care Helping Hand Fund" to be administered by Karyn Milligan, Christian Services Coordinator for St. Anne ...

Evaluating good drugs
“Each year, long-term care organizations waste a lot of medications, throwing away partially used blister packs, expired medications and so on,” notes Jennifer Maniscalco, senior service line manager at Stericycle, in a recent McKnights.com blog. For ...

HomeWell Senior Care Celebrates Five Years of Providing In-Home Care to Seniors
HomeWell Senior Care provides services such as bathing, dressing, cooking and helping with medications to those living in private residences, retirement communities, nursing homes or assisted living facilities. HomeWell's caregivers, known as personal ...

Illinois can't pass a budget and the most vulnerable are getting hurt
Illinois has gone seven months without a budget, and it's having an immediate impact on the state's most vulnerable. At least 2,000 seniors will lose their home care workers who help them dress, bathe, cook meals, clean the house, and take them to ...

Former Southeast YMCA site eyed for senior-care facility
Grand Rapids Township planners have given PVL Investments LLC the green light for a proposed assisted-living facility on the site of the former Southeast YMCA, located at 730 Forest Hill Ave. PVL obtained a purchase agreement last fall with the YMCA of ...

Chicago Author Takes on Senior Care in New Book
There are plenty of stories all across America about seniors and their loved ones trying to navigate through the healthcare system. On top of that, it can also be challenging finding the right type of care, whether they wish to remain home or choose ...

Rochester woman pleads guilty in elder-care case
A woman accused of wrestling with law enforcement who were checking on the welfare of an elderly woman in her care has pleaded guilty in the case. Courtnay Elizabeth Montgomery, 51, of 1915 65th St. NE, pleaded guilty Thursday in Olmsted County ...

Library hosting senior care info session next week
Susan Nichols will present the program and open a conversation about senior care, as well as respite care options, assistance for caregivers and more. The Brentwood City Commission recently approved initial plans for a senior community on the corner of ...

Massachusetts senior care company undergoes rebranding
HealthBridge, a senior care company, recently rebranded its affiliated centers in Massachusetts under the CareOne name. As part of their rebranding process, CareOne unveiled new signage and a series community launch events, culminating with an ...

Guardian Elder Care in Nanticoke To Host Geisinger blood drive
NANTICOKE – Geisinger Blood Center invites blood donors to participate in a blood drive being held from noon to 4 p.m. on Tuesday at Guardian Elder Care, 147 Old Newport Road. While walk-ins are welcome, organizers encourage donors to schedule an ...

How Mainstreet Health Aims to Reinvent Senior Care
The U.S. long-term care industry as we know it is on its last legs, and innovative new communities are about to redefine extended-stay, residential senior living. So say two high-profile leaders in the sector, who recently teamed up and have ambitious ...

How Mainstreet Health Aims to Reinvent Long-Term Care
The U.S. long-term care industry as we know it is on its last legs, and innovative new communities are about to redefine extended-stay, residential senior living. So say two high-profile leaders in the sector, who recently teamed up and have ambitious ...

Small Bites: Restaurant Association Endorses 'End The Monopoly' DLC Bill; Tommy Joe's Sets Last Day on ...
Small Bites: Restaurant Association Endorses 'End The Monopoly' DLC Bill; Tommy Joe's Sets Last Day on ...

Take A Break From Politics: Smoke 'Em If You've Got 'Em
Our fathers smoked Senior Service or Players. Since smoking was not yet a sign of rebellion in itself, to differentiate oneself from one's boring elders one had to go for the exotic. That was back in the Cigarette Age, which had begun a half century or ...

U of L grant aims to better coordinate elder care
The U of L Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging has received a $2.55 million grant that will benefit greater Louisville's aging population. The Institute set a number of goals for this new grant, including: “increasing the geriatric and ...

Senior Health Care At Center of Partners' Decision To Merge
Under the CareWorx brand, the merged entity will establish managed services and senior care divisions to support all customers of both companies, the statement said. Using a "channel first" strategy, the managed services group will offer its services ...

Truckee River water levels rise to meet average rate
"That will help replenish the soil moisture, but also keep our streams a little bit higher than they've been, which will help recharge the reservoirs a little bit," said Tim Bardsley, the Senior Service Hydrologist for National Weather Service ...

Seniors face obstacles to get back into workforce
H. Rick Bamman - [email protected] Senior Service Associates part-time receptionist Diane Duval works Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 in Crystal Lake. nior Community. By CAITLIN SWIECA - [email protected] Despite having four decades of ...

Amada Senior Care Expands to Greater Philadelphia
Amada Senior Care, premier provider of non-medical in-home care and assisted living placement counseling, recently opened a new office in Pennsylvania – its Philadelphia West Suburbs location. Amada franchise partner Wayne Wrolstad came to the ...


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