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How Robots Could Help Bridge The Elder-Care Gap
Yet demand for professional caregivers already far outstrips supply, and experts say this workforce shortage will only get worse. So how will our society bridge this elder-care gap? In a word, robots. Just as automation has begun to do jobs previously ...

Empower extends care to community by offering elder care program
Pictured at a recent open house for the Empower for Elders program are, from left, Karen Smith, director of community health programs at Empower and her daughter, Camille Smith, and Aryanna Rich of Girl Scout Troop No. 70111 (who volunteered to help ...

How Robots Could Bridge the Elder Care Gap
Despite innovations that make it easier for seniors to keep living on their own rather than moving into special facilities, most elderly people eventually need a hand with chores and other everyday activities. Friends and relatives often can't do all ...

Aifloo raises $6 million for elder-focused smart wristband
The broad scope of the device, as well as its focus on elder care, is also unique, he said, as many other wearables are focused on young people and monitor a narrow range of medical conditions. Scandinavian healthcare company Aleris is an early ...

How robots could help bridge the elder-care gap
Despite innovations that make it easier for seniors to keep living on their own rather than moving into special facilities, most elderly people eventually need a hand with chores and other everyday activities. Friends and relatives often can't do all ...

How Negotiating Care For the 'Silver Wave' Can Lead To Real Work/Life Balance
It makes sense to think about elder care with Grandparents Day coming up on September 10, and I reached out to an expert in understanding how aging is affecting the United States workforce. Ai-jen Poo is a thought leader and activist for the elderly ...

Elder Care: Have you heard?
Have you heard about places that offer low cost meals and friendly people? Do you enjoy card games, Tai Chi, oil painting, billiards, devotions, bingo, educational presentations, singing and/or visiting new places (without the hassle of making the ...

SENIOR STRATEGIES SERIES: 'Movement is Medicine': Lindblom to speak at Elder Care seminar
Elder Care will begin its annual seminar series at 9 a.m. Tuesday with a presentation by Josh Lindblom, PT, DPT, titled, “Movement is Medicine.” The event will take place at Elder Care, 1223 Swan Drive. The focus of the presentation will be on how to ...

Elder Care's DayBreak provides friends for seniors
As many people reach their later retirement years, their world can begin to contract. Facing mobility issues, driving issues and sometimes a lack of confidence in their ability to navigate potential problems by themselves, seniors can find themselves ...

Elder Care Services Market to Rake in Nearly US$ 1767.3 Bn by 2025
Growing geriatric population has led to an upsurge in demand for elder care services globally. Moreover, increasing shift towards institutional and community-based care is predicted to contribute towards growth of the global elder care services market ...

Call9 raises $24M to Advance Elder Care and Reduce Healthcare Costs
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Call9 a Silicon Valley-founded startup now based in Brooklyn, NY, has raised a $24M Series B financing round to scale its care delivery model, known for reinventing Emergency Medicine in nursing homes and rehabilitation ...

Elder Care: Family planning for cohabitating seniors
Check out the book, “Long Term Care Guide: Essential Tools for Solving the Elder Care Puzzle,” at the Whistlestop Bookshop or Amazon, and see Keystone's free directory of services for older adults at www.mypeaceguide.com. Keystone Elder Law has ...

Outages show plans for elder-care facilities are wanting
Among the group was Rosie Corrigan, 78 and in a wheelchair, Harold Potter, 90, also in a wheelchair and suffering from a serious heart condition, Orville and B.J. Schaefer, both 97, and Grace Snyder, 84. It had been a difficult week for the residents ...

Assisted living facilities waiting for power to be restored across South Florida
That is why the county says elder care facilities are required to submit and follow a comprehensive emergency management plan or CEMP outlined by the Agency for Health Care Administration. While they specify these facilities need to have a back-up ...

California Legislature Passes Bill To Punish Elder-Care Workers Who Don't Use Trans Pronouns
California Legislature Passes Bill To Punish Elder-Care Workers Who Don't Use Trans Pronouns. The bill aims to promote the rights of transgender individuals by forcing health care employees to use patients' 'preferred name or pronouns.' By Georgi ...

Boston Mayoral Candidates Address Elder Care Topics
Boston Mayoral Candidates Address Elder Care Topics In recent election years, the topics many of the candidates focused on involved the economy, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and even corruption. This year, other topics are pressing and one of them ...

Nursing home deaths: Owner's other facility faced state ban on new patients
State inspectors found 30 violations at Floridian Gardens Assisted Living Facility in December and the next day issued a moratorium for the elder care home owned by Jack Michel, state inspection reports show. Florida's Agency for Health Care ...

Dr. Bill Thomas to explore aging, elder care in two Amherst shows
Dr. Bill Thomas, a nationally known figure in senior care, will bring his "Changing Aging" tour to the Amherst Center for Senior Services, with two shows Sept. 18. "Disrupt Dementia" will run from 2:30 to 4 p.m. and "Aging: Life's Most Dangerous Game ...

Elder Care to host PACE breakfast
Cherokee Elder Care will host a National PACE Month celebration breakfast and open house beginning at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20. Tours will be offered 8-9:30 a.m.. CEC, 1387 W. Fourth St., was the first Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly ...

Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law Hour (September 2017 ...
Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law Hour (September 2017 ...

Can You Get Paid to Take Care of Your Mom?
Although family caregivers are often praised as a critical part of the elder care workforce, most don't get a paycheck. Yet many caregivers need financial help. In addition to emotional and physical stress, caregiving often brings money worries. Paying ...

Slosberg hosts meeting to improve nursing homes in natural disasters
In this Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 file photo, a woman is transported from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills as patients are evacuated after a loss of air conditioning due to Hurricane Irma in Hollywood, Fla. Multiple people died and patients ...

Can You Get Paid To Take Care Of Your Mom?
Among the many words used to describe family caregivers — invisible, overwhelmed, heroic, to name just a few — one is often just assumed. That word is “unpaid.” Although family caregivers are often praised as a critical part of the elder care ...

Onēva expands platform for child and elder care, housecleaning
Trust is one of the most important aspects of selecting a caregiver and Onēva believes that it has a vetting process that's better than the rest. The San Francisco-based booking platform for elder, child and special needs care, screens its applicants ...

Onēva expands platform for child and elder care, housecleaning
Trust is one of the most important aspects of selecting a caregiver and Onēva believes that it has a vetting process that's better than the rest. The San Francisco-based booking platform for elder, child and special needs care, screens its applicants ...

Onēva expands platform for child and elder care, housecleaning
Trust is one of the most important aspects of selecting a caregiver and Onēva believes that it has a vetting process that's better than the rest. The San Francisco-based booking platform for elder, child and special needs care, screens its applicants ...

Woman charged with stealing fentanyl at NH elder care facility
A woman who worked at a long-term care facility for the elderly in Salem, N.H., was charged Tuesday with two counts of posession of fentanyl, the New Hampshire Attorney General's office said. Stephanie McMahon, 39 of Salem, allegedly stole a total of ...

Elder Care Services Market is projected to Reflect 8.4% CAGR ...
Elder Care Services Market is projected to Reflect 8.4% CAGR ...

Elder Care: Shortage of long-term care workers
A shortage of long-term care aides threatens the availability and quality of both homecare and care received in a licensed facility. This is not solely a localized problem. As the bubble of baby boomers ages, it is a trend that is likely going to get ...

Tabitha Health Care Services
Tabitha, a for-purpose, nonprofit organization, offers Nebraska's first and most complete comprehensive line of elder care services. Through advanced in-home support, innovative living communities, exceptional rehabilitation services, experienced ...

At Florida Nursing Home, Many Calls for Help, but None That Made a Difference
Before the hurricane bellowed ashore, Mr. Scott, the governor, held news conference after news conference imploring Floridians to flee while they still could. To elder-care facilities after the storm, he was even more solicitous: He gave them what he ...

The Call-In: Elder Care
We hear from listeners about their decisions about elder care for themselves and parents. And Brian Lee of Families for Better Care talks about what people should know. Facebook; Twitter. Google+. Email ...

The Call-In: Elder Care | KLCC
This is the Call-In. Today we're talking about elder care. America's population is aging. By 2050, there are expected to be over 83 million people age 65 and ...

SENIOR STRATEGIES SEMINAR: Elder Care to host seminar on palliative care
The final seminar in the series will take place from 9-10 a.m. Tuesday. Mindi Henry, APRN-CNP, ACHPN will present “Palliative Care – What Is It and Why Does It Matter?” Henry will focus on how palliative care can make a difference when a loved one ...

NEW WRINKLES: A plea for more nuance in elder evacuations
Kathryn Hyer, director of the Florida Policy Exchange Center on Aging and a University of South Florida professor who has studied disaster response in elder care since the horrible summer of 2004, was an expert witness. I had interviewed her for last ...

Caring for Michigan
Elder care is similarly unaffordable. Long-term care, such as nursing home or in-home care, is typically not covered under standard health insurance plans. If you do not have the money to pay for long-term care but need it, you will most likely have to ...

Floridians worry about elder care and end-of-life arrangements
Hurricane Irma greatly heightened concerns about the care of Florida's senior population. But even before the storm, Floridians were worried that not enough is being done to care for and protect the state's burgeoning senior population. (Florida has ...

Cooperative agreement to benefit seniors
She said Liberty County Senior Citizens Association, currently the lead agency in coordination services to Franklin County seniors, will join forces with AAANF and the newly formed Elder Care Community Council of Franklin County (ECCC) to make sure no ...

Flu shot clinic begins Saturday
Elder Care is offering its annual flu shot clinic beginning Saturday. The flu shot clinic will also be held from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. every Tuesday in October — Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 — at Elder Care, 1223 Swan Drive. Elder Care will be ...

Smith Barid: Dementia challenges dignity, control at the end of life
This early detection can provide the opportunity for patients to consult professionals who are well versed in elder care, allowing people to maintain dignity and control at the end of life. Preparation might be overwhelming, having a plan in place is ...

Elder Care Services Market to Record a Sluggish CAGR of 8.4% Throughout 2017 – 2025
Persistence Market Research presents a comprehensive evaluation of the global elder care services market in a new report titled “Elder Care Services Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012 – 2016 and Forecast 2017 – 2025” that throws light on the ...

Elder Care: Lack of local treatment for individuals with dementia and aggression
Check out the book, “Long Term Care Guide: Essential Tools for Solving the Elder Care Puzzle,” at the Whistlestop Bookshop or Amazon, and see Keystone's free directory of services for older adults at www.mypeaceguide.com. Keystone Elder Law has ...

Hurricane plans by PBC nursing homes: Emergency chief 'disapppointed'
Bill Johnson, Palm Beach County Director of Emergency Management, inside the Emergency Operations Center. (Damon Higgins / The Palm Beach Post). DELRAY BEACH. A brainstorming session to improve conditions in elder-care facilities after hurricanes ...

Hurricane plans by PBC nursing homes: Emergency chief 'disappointed'
Bill Johnson, Palm Beach County Director of Emergency Management, inside the Emergency Operations Center. (Damon Higgins / The Palm Beach Post). DELRAY BEACH. A brainstorming session to improve conditions in elder-care facilities after hurricanes ...

State moves to close embattled elder care center in Miami-Dade, report says
The state has moved to shut down a Miami-Dade assisted living facility that is operated by the owners of the Hollywood Hills nursing home where 11 people died when the air conditioning stopped working after Hurricane Irma hit, according to a report in ...

Second arrest made in thefts at Moraga assisted living facility
MORAGA — A second suspect has been arrested in a case involving fraud and thefts from elderly residents at an assisted living center in Moraga, police said Thursday. Related Articles. Investigation into thefts from seniors in Moraga leads to Richmond ...

Nigerian startup matches elder care with job creation for youth
A Nigerian startup just a year into its e-health mission has been getting a lot of attention, now that founders Chika Madubuko and Ogochukwu Obi have been selected for the She Leads Africa Accelerator 2017. The two entrepreneurs, along with Remilekun ...


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