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Chicagoland Methodist Senior Services to Hold Senior Care Job Fair on February 10
CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicagoland Methodist Senior Services (CMSS) announced today that the organization will hold a Senior Care Job Fair on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Chicago's Andersonville ...

Congressman to host seven Senior Service roundtables
During the Senior Service Roundtables, residents will have an opportunity to learn about senior services and support available in the region, talk about issues most important to their community and particularly for seniors; and participatin in a Senior ...

Congressman to host seven Senior Service roundtables
During the Senior Service Roundtables, residents will have an opportunity to learn about senior services and support available in the region, talk about issues most important to their community and particularly for seniors; and participatin in a Senior ...

Proposed Heartland Crossing senior care center granted separation request
Last month, a proposal from Banning Engineering came in front of the Morgan County Plan Commission regarding a subdivision and senior care center in Heartland Crossing, the Camby housing area that is spread out in Morgan, Marion and Hendricks ...

Golfing senior service sorely lacking for some of Europe's over-50s
As far as a golfing life beginning at 50 is concerned though, the opportunities for those players looking for some active senior service are few and far between. From a Q-School field of 60 players, only five full cards were available for the 2016 ...

Why Americans don't live as long as Europeans
... two fewer years of life just for living here,” said Andrew Fenelon, a senior service fellow at the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics and senior author of the study, which was published on Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical ...

Flushing House Founders Hold 100th Anniversary Gala Celebration
QICA speaks "With One Voice" to improve communication among senior service organizations, and lobbies with elected officials and policy makers, keeping them informed of issues vital to Queens seniors. These honorees will receive the Rose Kryzak Senior ...

State's lawmakers bank on private long-term care policies to manage rising costs for elder care
And Kentucky's newly elected governor has said he desires to limit the number of new people on Medicaid, the primary source of elder-care benefits. A question remains as to whether the long-term care policies are effective at reducing the Medicaid ...

For Davis Seniors: Garamendi Hosting Senior Service Roundtables
For Davis Seniors: Garamendi Hosting Senior Service Roundtables. Save the date, and get your questions answered! Events set for Davis, Rio Vista, Fairfield, Vacaville and Lake County. Davis, CA. By Susan C. Schena (Patch Staff) - February 9, 2016 3:27 ...

For Suisun City Seniors: Garamendi Hosting Senior Service Roundtables
For Suisun City Seniors: Garamendi Hosting Senior Service Roundtables. Save the date, and get your questions answered! Events set for Davis, Rio Vista, Fairfield, Vacaville and Lake County. Suisun City, CA. By Susan C. Schena (Patch Staff) - February 9 ...

Spring festival at a senior care center
In China, Spring Festival means home gatherings. But for some elderly people, getting together with children who live elsewhere is unfortunately out of the question. CCTV reporter Hu Nan visited a care center for the elderly in Shanghai, to see how the ...

Hunterdon/Warren County Home Instead Senior Care announces scholarship availability
The Hunterdon/Warren County Home Instead Senior Care office owned by Tracy Fazzolari, announce a scholarship to be awarded to a public high school student pursing education related to a "caring" profession. This scholarship was established to honor ...

This veteran gets special honor at senior care facility
Ellsworth Native, and Our House Senior Living resident Milton Halls was honored for his service in the U.S. Air Force last Thursday. From left are Halls's daughter in law Eileen Halls, River Falls American Legion Post 121 Cmdr. Jim Miller, Halls, and ...

This Is Why Americans Have Shorter Lifespans Than People in Similar Nations
He is a senior service fellow at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics. Although shootings, car crashes and drug overdoses account for only about 4 percent of U.S. deaths overall, they are a large ...

Charlotte Heating Companies Busier than Ever
The higher efficiency units can be a little bit more difficult to figure out sometimes, but the mid-grader basic units are pretty simple, they are not very difficult to figure out," said Greg Crump, Senior Service Technician. Crump saif if your heat ...

Garamendi to host senior service roundtable
On Wednesday, Feb. 17, Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, will host a gathering to focus on the concerns of senior citizens, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Davis Senior Center, 646 A St. During this senior service roundtable, residents will have an ...

Lafayette reopens Senior Services position to new applicants
Pari Shirazi plays bridge with others at the Lafayette Senior Service building on Wednesday. Not satisfied with its finalists, the city of Lafayette is making a new attempt to hire a Senior Services manager. (Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer). The ...

Amada Senior Care Continues Substantial Growth, With 60 Franchise Partners Operating Locations in 25 States
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Feb. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- After bringing in another 20 franchise partners in the last 12 months, Amada Senior Care is on course to hit its target of 200 by 2018. Today, the innovative in-home care company boasts 60 franchises, ...

Governor calls for forward-thinking budget
Governor Matt Mead called for a forward thinking approach during his State of the State address on Monday, telling legislators that all eyes in Wyoming are on the budget this year. In particular, he stressed that it's time to expand Medicaid and ...

Senior Helpers(R) Receives 2016 Best of Home Care Endorsed National Provider For Third Consecutive Year
BALTIMORE, Md., Feb. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Senior Helpers®, one of the nation's largest in-home senior care franchised businesses, has received the highly sought after Best of Home Care Endorsed National Provider recognition for the third ...

Elder Care: Caregiving is a man's world too
In our society, the term “caregiver” has been traditionally associated with the role of women. As our older population continues to expand, the need for family caregivers is also increasing, and a growing number of men are taking on the challenges of ...

State pulls license for two elder care centers
Mother Marcy Home Care-Chateau and sister facility, both in Anaheim, are among the most-cited residential elder care facilities in Orange County. State officials recently revoked their licenses, but the Chateau revocation has been stayed due to ...

Downsizing and relocating trends becoming commonplace
Do we keep Grandma's Christmas china? How about the stuffed dinosaur Junior brought home from his first day of kindergarten art class? Is the heirloom couch that for decades has been a living room centerpiece going to swallow too much of a new ...

Aligning Needs and Expectations: Best Practices for Acute Care and Senior Care Collaboration
The desire and necessity to improve seniors' healthcare experience presents both opportunity and motivation for improved collaboration between acute and senior care providers. Recently a roundtable brought together stakeholders from strategic and ...

Break Ground Soon On Palatine Senior Care Development
Dover Development, LLC, a real estate development firm that focuses primarily on senior housing and health care properties, announced Thursday, Feb. 4 that it would break ground on its newest senior living community in Palatine this spring. Cedarhurst ...

Garamendi to host senior service roundtable in March
During the Senior Service Roundtables, residents will have an opportunity to learn about senior services and support available in our region, discuss the issues most important to our community and particularly for seniors, watch the KVIE PBS ...

Garamendi to host senior service roundtable in March
During the Senior Service Roundtables, residents will have an opportunity to learn about senior services and support available in our region, discuss the issues most important to our community and particularly for seniors, watch the KVIE PBS ...

'Consider Granting Special Leave for Elder Care'
KOCHI: The government should look into the feasibility of granting special leave on the lines of maternity leave to persons for taking care of their ill parents, said National Human Rights Commission acting chairperson Justice Cyriac Joseph. He was ...

Executive Moves: Who hired whom this week
... and public relations firm Princeton Public Affairs, where she worked with a variety of clients to develop and implement legislative and regulatory strategies. In 2005, she co-chaired the governor of New Jersey's Health Care and Senior Service ...

Hackett joins Home Instead Senior Care staff
PORT CLINTON - Ceinwen Price, Home Instead Senior Care owner and general manager, announced that Jan Hackett has joined the Port Clinton staff as the Outreach and Relationship Coordinator. Hackett lives in Catawba with her husband. Home Instead ...

Aging Workforce Offers Experienced Workers
The aging American workforce is fast becoming a dominant economic storyline in the United States. An estimated 10,000 baby boomers will turn 65 every day until approximately 2030, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Employers will need to ...

West Aurora project looks to make prom dresses affordable
Last year, the money raised from the sale of the dresses, shoes, jewelry, and purses was donated to the senior service project – Feed My Starving Children. Money also was donated to fund a memorial for two Aurora Central Catholic students who were ...

Improving senior care with continuous monitoring
When people think of senior care organizations, they don't typically think of cutting-edge technology. However, with the advent of new technologies, including sensors, health trackers, and applications aimed at seniors and their caregivers, the ...

Dream Catcher Senior Care Communities
At Dream Catcher Senior Care, you'll feel at home in our beautiful and supportive living communities located in Jackson, GA. We understand that as we age, our desire to live our life how we see fit doesn't change, but our ability to take care of ...

Queen to honour UK's best young waiter or waitress
The winner will receive a prize package of mentoring opportunities, travel and placements from a group of the most senior service professionals in the country. Past winners have received placements at prestigious establishments like Buckingham Palace, ...

Wednesday calendar
American Red Cross blood drive, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Walmart, Fremont. To schedule an appointment or for more information, visit www.redcrossblood.org or call 800-733-2767. Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, noon, Chapter 5 Club, 136 N. Main St., ...

Queen attends Gold Service scholarship event to honour UK's best young waiting staff
The winner will receive a prize package of mentoring opportunities, travel and placements from a group of the most senior service professionals in the country. Past winners have received placements at prestigious establishments like Buckingham Palace, ...

Farmington Hills home care provider offers personalized approach to elder care
Inspired by the personal experiences of its founder, Better Life Home Care offers a new approach to in-home care. Brian Schurgin's own experiences caring for his grandfather, who had suffered a debilitating stroke, inspired him. While in an elder care ...


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