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Florida Nursing Homes Push Back on New Rules After Hurricane Irma Deaths
Florida's elder-care industry is mounting legal challenges to new rules Gov. Rick Scott ordered after eight patients from a nursing home that lost central air-conditioning died following Hurricane Irma. Days after the deaths during hot weather last ...

Folsom Alzheimer's care center avoids losing license, placed on probation
The facility was also accused of not giving patients food and water in a timely manner. Under its probation, failure to comply with the order or with elder care facility regulations may result in the revocation of Empire Ranch's license. Brian Pawloski ...

Japan to open elder care training centre
Yoshio Kondo, director of Procast Asia, said it was the first centre for elder care training in Cambodia. Mr Kondo said Japan had an ageing population and that the government was preparing for the care of seniors by opening avenues for migrant workers ...

Home Care: How to Give Your Parents the Help They Need
One strategy is to bring up your own money concerns and then ask them for advice, says Miriam Zucker, an elder-care consultant in New Rochelle, N.Y. With your parents' okay, you can help them track their bank and brokerage accounts as well as assist in ...

How to Hire In-Home Help
Your employer: About 13 percent of employers offer elder-care referral services, according to a study by the Society for Human Resource Management. Some go beyond a simple referral. For example, [email protected]ork, which provides employee benefits, assigns ...

United Bank Foundation Supports Acute Elder Care Unit at Baystate
SPRINGFIELD — The United Bank Foundation Massachusetts recently approved a $50,000 grant designated to help Baystate Medical Center and Baystate Health Foundation establish a permanent Acute Care for Elders (ACE) unit at the hospital. Baystate ...

Paid family leave is a necessity for a generation sandwiched ...
Paid family leave is a necessity for a generation sandwiched ...

Letter to the editor: Response to 'Elder care to get a lot more ... - NJBiz
We were intrigued to read the article "Elder care about to get a lot more expensive" that appeared in the Tuesday, October 16, 2017 "NJBIZ Morning Roundup" ...

Elder Care: Transitions and downsizing, Part II
Learn more about the article's author, and other community education opportunities, at www.keystoneelderlaw.com. Check out the book, “Long Term Care Guide: Essential Tools for Solving the Elder Care Puzzle,” at the Whistlestop Bookshop or Amazon, and ...

United States: LETTER: Elder Care Bureaucratic Costs Will Hurt Seniors
The state has turned a blind eye to these cost increases and the additional red-tape will do nothing to improve elder care or safety. Non-medical home care service agencies are no strangers to government regulation. In fact, these New Jersey agencies ...

Concord elder care consultant receives lifetime achievement award
Meredith Beit Patterson, an elder care consulting specialist, was recently awarded a lifetime achievement award for Outstanding Career in Social Work. Boston University's Alumni Board of the graduate School of Social Work selected Patterson from a ...

Concord elder care consultant receives lifetime achievement award
Meredith Beit Patterson, an elder care consulting specialist, was recently awarded a lifetime achievement award for Outstanding Career in Social Work. Boston University's Alumni Board of the graduate School of Social Work selected Patterson from a ...

Elder care worker accused of stealing $36K from man she was hired to help
Arteisha Williams, charged with five counts of obtaining money by false pretenses and two counts of exploiting a mentally incapacitated person, among other charges. (Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office). VIRGINIA BEACH — A woman who was hired to take care ...

How much will it cost us to care for Michigan's elderly?
Sarah Slocum specializes in elder care for a nonprofit health group. She says the state needs to know what all that long-term care will cost. “We've been working very hard in the advocate community, from the department, from the provider prospective to ...

Demand For Senior Home Care Grows, But Its Pay Remains Low
This story is part of a BostonomiX series called “The Future Of Work” that examines the jobs of the future and the skills needed for those jobs. If it's Thursday afternoon, you'll likely find Leroy Neuberg at Salon Maria in Brookline, greeting the ...

Lawmakers Present Elder Care Study Bill Before House Committee
(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan may do a one-time study looking at what kind of care seniors will need – and whether they can afford it. Republican Representative Beth Griffin of Mattawan is a bill sponsor. She says 70% of people over the age of 65 will ...

Lawmakers present Elder Care Study bill before House committee ...
Lawmakers present Elder Care Study bill before House committee ...

Elder Care Symposium equips caregivers
The Vada Sheid Community Development Center at Arkansas State University-Mountain Home was abuzz with activity for the 2nd Annual Elder Care Symposium Oct. 17-18. The event was sponsored by Drake Law Firm, P.A., Arkansas State ...


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