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Princeton Identity iris recognition solution at Pennsylvania retirement ...
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The 'household' model will bring family-style long-term care to Portland
Thanks to a major gift from a Waterville couple, The Cedars, one of the state's largest and oldest senior care facilities, hopes to bring a more humane and homelike approach to elder care in Maine. Home-style kitchens, such as the one shown in this ...

Princeton Identity Implements Biometric Iris Recognition at Elder Care Facility
Princeton Identity Implements Biometric Iris Recognition at Elder Care Facility. Life just got easier for residents of an elder care facility thanks to the installation of IOM Identity Systems and Access Control Readers. Residents of Brevillier Village ...

Elder Care: Announcing the 'Long Term Care Guide'
Over four years ago, attorney Jessica Greene and I met with Sentinel editor Naomi Creason to offer to write weekly articles. Whether or not Naomi really believed that we would be able to create fresh content weekly, she treated us seriously. We ...

Elder Care Law: The Long-Term Care Spectrum
M.T., of Kaiden Elder Law Group is a California estate planning and elder law attorney Santa Clarita residents can turn to for help with estate planning, elder care law and the post-death administration of estates. The practice narrowed its focus to ...

Targeting the untapped market of wearables for elder care
Targeting the untapped market of wearables for elder care. By Rahmat Shoureshi Today's 20-something tech wizards might not worry about the challenges of old age. But they should. Seniors represent a huge untapped market for tech companies. While just ...

Tarrytown Elder Care Advocate Approaches Work With Dignity, Respect
Saturno appreciates the ability to make a difference in someone's life, and particularly enjoys working in elder care. "I've found that sometimes elders may feel disempowered, especially if they are first entering a long term care setting,'' Saturno ...

Elder Care Concerns: Helplessness
As with most of the issues revolving around elder care, helplessness has no one solution. It is obvious that the degree at which a person is affected depends on the kind of life-style she or he enjoyed before the onset of the current circumstances. It ...

Major donation to help set new standard for elder care
Major donation to help set new standard for elder care. Updated: 5:06 PM EST Nov 29, 2016. Advertisement. Advertisement. Share. Copy Link. Copy. {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Meghan Torjussen · Anchor. Major donation to help set new standard for ...

Elder caregiving a growing burden to women in mid-career
Women's long-term participation in the workforce faces a threat from the growing need for elder care. That's according to a new study by Sean Fahle, assistant professor in the Department of Economics, College of Arts and Sciences, and Kathleen McGarry, ...

BEHIND CLOSED DOORS: Stopping elder abuse in in-home care
(New America Media) — They were so happy to find her. The young woman sent by Home Instead Senior Care made a good impression on the whole family. Not only was she attentive, personable and experienced, she also seemed strong enough to help ...

Boost in Elder Care May Come from Tax Increases on Wealthy and Marijuana
The goal of this new tax, according to Governor Bullock, is to increase state employee wages, increase tax credits for expanding businesses, expand job training initiatives, improve youth suicide prevention, and boost elder care. Elder care can be ...

Elder Care: Last call for Medicare Open Enrollment
I am a couple of years too young for that. The bad news for me is that the 2017 cost of medical insurance for my wife and me will increase almost 50 percent! The combination of our insurance payments and out-of-pocket minimum payments will be more than ...


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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]

An Overview of a LPNs Job

Many people are interested in a career in nursing, particularly as a licensed practical nurse, but many are unsure what the job entails. If you have found yourself asking, "What is a LPN?" this article should make things a lot clearer. What is a LPN? - Everything You Need to Know A LPN program is simply a training program to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Students typically enroll... [Continue Reading]

Common Health Problems for Older People

Ageing has its fair share of health issues. As you get old, the body and its organs don’t function as well as they used to. Years of working the body start to take a toll at some point in life. People will experience some common health issues at different periods. For some, ageing health complications may start after sixty and some may have the luxury of living longer without... [Continue Reading]

Understanding Heart Disease In Later Life

A heart condition is a scary and supremely difficult thing to have to deal with at any point in life. Does it become scarier as you get older? That’s hard to say. When you’re young, it feels unfair for it to have happened to you while you’re still youthful and active. But when you’re older, though you may feel less surprised, you still have to deal with the difficulty... [Continue Reading]

Heartwarming Things To Do After You Retire!

flickr As much as people like to finish work when they retire, they often can be left wondering what they should do next. After going on a couple of holidays, it can become boring not to do anything with your time. A lot of people decide to start a new hobby or take up a sport. But some people really want to make a difference. Here are some heartwarming things to do after you retire. ... [Continue Reading]

Retirement Is Fast Approaching, Here’s How To Handle It Like A Pro

Getting older is inevitable. Time catches up with all of us. So when retirement does arrive, it’s imperative that you are prepared for it. After dedicating a life to working and providing for your loved ones, enjoying retirement is the least that you deserve. However, failure to plan for those later stages can make life very uncomfortable. In truth, that’s the last thing you need... [Continue Reading]

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