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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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...


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3 Top Beauty Tips for The Face

In a world where beauty dictates status and can naturally make an individual feel better about themselves, many dream of having a beautiful, smooth, and clear face that is blemish free. People aspire to stay in optimal condition and slow the visible aging process as they journey through life, and this article will outline methods to help you achieve a healthy look and develop self-confidence.... [Continue Reading]

The GrandPad Gets an Update

If you haven’t seen the grandPad yet, you are really missing out. After years of catering exclusively to the tech market’s preferences for packing maximum power into machines, devices like this one have finally started to signal a shift to meeting the needs of all kinds of consumers with the hardware and software packages that are tailored to their needs, making computers... [Continue Reading]

Self-Care Tips for a Higher Quality of Life

Lucille Ball was onto something when she said "Love yourself first, and everything else falls in line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” As an aging senior, self-care can get pushed to the back burner, especially when your to-do list involves caring for a spouse or relative or dealing with your own health issues and appointments. The quality of your... [Continue Reading]

Template Legal Papers - An Elder Lawyer’s Perspective

Preparing the paperwork to manage your assets after your passing is important. You probably didn’t need that explicitly stated but the availability of pre-prepared legal documents and the people who avail of them show up with terrifying regularity. The promise of savings thousands of dollars; making everything faster and easier; or doing something yourself without the need of lengthy... [Continue Reading]

Medication Management Made Simple: Safety Strategies for Smart Seniors

If you are in your senior years it is quite likely that daily medication is a big deal and you may have to cope with taking various meds to cope with a multitude of maladies. Medical issues and illnesses are a fact of life and need to be talked about and addressed, as do topics like InvoCare cremation planning. When it comes to medication management, here is a look at some smart safety... [Continue Reading]

Tell Chronic Pain Goodbye

If you are one of the millions of Americans waging a war against chronic pain, are you winning? Unfortunately, countless people would answer no to that question. In fact, their suffering grows seemingly year after year. As a result, their lives become more of a challenge, in some cases leading to all but giving up. In an effort to defeat (or at least lessen) chronic pain, you have to do your... [Continue Reading]

Going the Distance: The Long Distance Grandparent

The relationship between a grandparent and grandchild is special. To the child, their grandparent is equal parts buddy, parent, teacher, benefactor, and translator. Whether it's a fishing trip, or just a visit to the playground, the child won't see their grandmother or grandfather as the wise old sage they are; when they turn to face their grandparent, they see grandma or grandpa. For those... [Continue Reading]

5 Cancers That Can Be Treated with Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy uses a particular kind of high-energy beam to destroy cancer cells and it can be done internally or externally. It is considered a cost-effective cancer treatment that can be used either after or before surgery. It is administered in an out-patient basis and use to treat different types of cancer. Some of these include the following: Breast Cancer It is the most common... [Continue Reading]

Bringing the Entire Family Together for the Holidays When You Have Elderly Members in Homes

One of the hardest parts about getting older and growing up is being forced to do things you don’t necessarily want to do, or follow jobs you don’t necessarily want to follow. This can cause a lot of stress and pressure during the holidays for big families that are spread all across the country or world. Especially when some members of the family are too old to travel. In these... [Continue Reading]

How To Make Elderly People Feel That They’re Not Lonely

It is commonly believed that life moves in a full circle from birth to death. As a person ages, they become more and more like a kid, vulnerable both physically and emotionally to exploitation and prone to feeling uncared for and lonely. Loneliness is a common problem amongst most elders. Despite the fact that the Aussies have a strong family culture, most elders feel lonely in their homes... [Continue Reading]

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