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Spring Senior Expo comes to Schoolcraft on April 10
Speakers include Christopher Berry of The Elder Care Firm, with a presentation on protecting assets from long-term care costs. Rick Bloom, Bloom Asset Management partner and Observer & Eccentric guest columnist, will talk about building an estate plan ...

Nanaimo seniors rally against elder care treatment
The problem is the way our health care system and elder care is being ran in this province. It's got to stop.” They pinpointed the “top-heavy” architecture of Island Health, where President Brendan Carr made over $300,000 in 2016 and chief staff made ...

Emmett Reed: Improve elder care; pass nursing center reimbursement reform
President Ronald Reagan once noted, “Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in.'” Florida has gone to great lengths over the years to lead our nation in the quality of care we provide for our elders, and we have made tremendous strides in ...

China launches national data network on elder care institutions
BEIJING, April 6 (Xinhua) -- China has launched a universal network covering the data of elder care facilities across the country, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said Thursday. Information recorded about these institutions in the network will include ...

Elder Care: Held hostage by hoarding
Spring cleaning may be connected historically to the Iranians and Chinese, who clean their homes in anticipation of the start of a new year; or to the Jewish culture, in which homes are cleaned prior to the celebration of Passover. Regardless of where ...

Elder Care: Held hostage by hoarding
Spring cleaning may be connected historically to the Iranians and Chinese, who clean their homes in anticipation of the start of a new year; or to the Jewish culture, in which homes are cleaned prior to the celebration of Passover. Regardless of where ...

April Lecture Series Highlights 'Planning for Elder Care'
for Elder Care', the seventh presentation in the Empowered Aging Monthly Lecture Series. This series takes place on the second Tuesday of each month at the University Club and is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, so reservations must be ...

April Lecture Series Highlights 'Planning for Elder Care'
for Elder Care', the seventh presentation in the Empowered Aging Monthly Lecture Series. This series takes place on the second Tuesday of each month at the University Club and is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, so reservations must be ...

Five Things I Love: Pamela Dunlap
Pamela Dunlap is an elder care specialist for Applegate Elder Law who has more than 20 years of experience in areas of senior living, rehabilitation, home health, long-term care and memory care. Applegate Elder Law's fourth annual Caring for the ...

Suellen Beatty: A different model for elder care
For almost three decades, Beatty has worked to make the long-term care facility a place people feel at home, rather than a place they go to wait out their final years. On a weekday afternoon the place is a buzz of activity. A large meeting room is full ...

Family Caregiving: Adventist church adds family health-care resource
The Seventh-day Adventist denomination has decided to expand its elder care program with the addition of an online caregiving resource called CareOptions. Wynelle Stevens, assistant director of elder care, said, “CareOptions serves as a communication ...

Elder care under constant threat
Norway's local municipal governments (kommuner) are charged with providing elder care and nursing home services, and many like Oslo have been imposing property tax in order to shore up the funding they receive from the state. Services nonetheless ...

The face of today's elder caregiver | OUPblog
Elder care requires an intergenerational partnership. The duty to care for an aging parent is often grounded in an understanding of reciprocity; the parental ...

Gazette opinion: Time running out for Montana elder care fixes
The future of Montana's frailest elders and their caretakers remains uncertain in the last weeks of the 2017 Legislature. Republicans on the House Taxation Committee last week maneuvered to kill a Senate bill that would have imposed a tax on e ...

COT, Elder Care Services partner up for "SOS" program
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV)—The City of Tallahassee is partnering with Elder Care Services to assist seniors in the case of an emergency. The collaboration is called “SOS,” or Support Our Seniors. “I think the more we collaborate and the more we work ...

Elder Care Services Launches "Support Our Seniors" Initiative
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Tuesday, Elder Care Services launched "Support Our Seniors", a collaborative, community based initiative that aims to raise funds for and educate local seniors about utility assistance and home weatherization. Elder Care ...

Elder Care: Held hostage by hoarders Part II
Last week's column addressed some background information related to the disorder of hoarding. Many people with this disorder do not recognize the health and safety issues that can result from excessive hoarding, or the emotional distress that others in ...

Senior living and elder care: Testing a team approach
Senior living and elder care: Testing a team approach. By David O'Connor, April 14, 2017 at 3:00 AM. (Photo / Adobe Stock). Officials from Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine were looking for local senior communities that could help them deliver ...

Edler Care launches 'SOS' program
Elder Care Services has launched Support Our Seniors (SOS), a collaborative, community based initiative that aims to raise funds for and educate local seniors about utility assistance and home weatherization. Often times, seniors live alone and cannot ...

Emerson Hospital to hold elder care panel discussion
CONCORD — The Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital invites the community to attend “Old Age Ain't For Sissies — Demystifying Elder Care,” a light dinner and panel discussion with elder care professionals, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 3 in the Cheney Conference ...

Maine Veterans' Homes to presents series on elder-care planning
Maine Veterans' Homes to presents series on elder-care planning. Sun Journal Staff. ,. Connections |. Tuesday, April 18, 2017. PARIS — The Maine Veterans' Home will once again present a three-part series on subjects related to health care issues that ...

How Epoch elder care has become a home for senior citizens with dementia
The key to running a successful senior living business is figuring out how to identify the first type and at Epoch Elder Care, we've gotten pretty good at it. It all comes down to the people for us – our patient, caring, and well-organised team allows ...

11 elder care complaints Oregon hid from consumers | OregonLive ...
11 elder care complaints Oregon hid from consumers | OregonLive ...

Former elder care advocate says agency sought to remove her
The U.S. Older Americans Act outlaws “willful interference” in the duties of long-term care ombudsmen, members of a nationwide network of federally funded advocates for residents of nursing homes and assisted-living facilities. Employees in the ...

Southwest Healthcare partnering with Elder Care to bring more homebound residents hot meals
Ida Schade helps pack the meals that will be delivered to homebound residents of Bowman. Southwest Healthcare recently partnered with Elder Care to serve meals three days a week. Jabbrs of Bowman had already been servicing those residents two days ...

11 elder care complaints Oregon hid from consumers | OregonLive ...
11 elder care complaints Oregon hid from consumers | OregonLive ...

Good Morning, News: Abusive Elder-Care Homes, Terror in Paris, and Doug Brown Doesn't Buy Antiques
Sunday's Front Page, Today: The O has a strong series out, in which it reports that a state-run website that purports to give consumers a look at the safety of Oregon elder-care homes actually leaves out thousands of substantiated reports of abuse and ...

Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law Hour: End Of Life Care ... - WTVF
In today's show, we talk about advance care planning and end-of-life decision making. First, we get a doctor's perspective with Dr. Chet Gentry, a board certified ...

Northeast Florida Nursing Homes Rally Against State Elder Care ...
Northeast Florida Nursing Homes Rally Against State Elder Care ...

CHH plans Organ Donation Awareness Day; Bridgewater to host elder care event; Brandywine Living to present 'aging ...
CHH plans Organ Donation Awareness Day; Bridgewater to host elder care event; Brandywine Living to present 'aging ...

ELDER CARE: Gypsy Twang to play Golden Hour
Elder Care will host its monthly Golden Hour meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at 1223 Swan Dr. for those interested in learning more about Golden Opportunities. This month's social hour features Sarah Barker and Gypsy Twang. Gypsy Twang has been making ...

Northeast Florida nursing homes rally against state elder care changes
With two weeks left in the legislative session, some Jacksonville elder care providers are rallying supporters against a Senate-proposed change to how nursing homes are funded. Ryan Benk/WJCT | 4/25/2017. A little more than a hundred nursing home ...

Oneva wants to make it easier to access elder, infant and child care through employee benefits
“From a corporate perspective, there's no data about how elder care affects the workforce. But elder care is the hidden giant in the room that we know either because we experience it at home or know other people who are having this as an issue right ...

Ombudsman praises report on state's elder care complaint database
The state's long-term care ombudsman praised a new online database created by The Oregonian/OregonLive that lists all substantiated complaints against senior care centers in Oregon. The news organization's searchable database includes nearly 8,000 ...

Elder Care Services Market Estimated to Expand at a Robust CAGR over 2016 - 2026 : Persistence Market Research
Elder care service, also known as elderly care service, is the fulfillment of the special needs and requirements that are unique for older people. Major services assisted to older people include home care services, institutional care, adult day care ...

Elder Care Starts at Home: Jewish Family Services Works to Gain Additonal Funding for Seniors to “Age in Place and ...
Elder Care Starts at Home: Jewish Family Services Works to Gain Additonal Funding for Seniors to “Age in Place and ...

Elder Care: Nursing home star ratings
The month of May has several designations that are significant for older adults, including Older Americans Month, Elder Law Month and National Nursing Home Week (May 14-20). These “celebrations” offer the opportunity for folks to share gratitude for ...

Hold elder care facilities accountable: Letter to the editor
Sue Crawford, shown here with her mother, Marian Ewins, at Avamere at Sherwood, an assisted living and memory care center in Sherwood, Oregon. Crawford tried to ensure that her mother was properly cared for at the end of her life. She placed her in ...


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