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Talley, a native Houstonian and serial tech entrepreneur, says he first became interested in elder care issues a few years ago when he realized an app he had created where users could add narrative to a sequence of pictures could also be used by ...
(Sep 29, 2016, Xconomy)
NEW YORK (September 28, 2016)—Alliance Homecare, a concierge home health care provider serving individuals and families in New York City, Long Island, Westchester and the Lower Hudson Valley, recently announced the acquisition of Elder Care ...
(Sep 28, 2016, HomeCare)
Joan Z. Rough will read from her memoir, Scattering Ashes, at New Dominion Bookshop on Friday. Publicity photo. Arts · Raennah Lorne. 9/28/16 at 7:00 AM. In the epilogue of her book, Scattering Ashes: A Memoir of Letting Go, Charlottesville-based ...
(Sep 28, 2016, C-VILLE Weekly)
Alliance Homecare – a concierge home health care provider serving individuals and families in New York City, Long Island, Westchester and the Lower Hudson ...
(Sep 27, 2016, Benzinga)
There are a lot of elder care resources out there -- some trusted and some, well, a bit more subjective. Lightpost, part of the USA TODAY Network, is a new website that provides step-by-step guidance for preparing to care for an elder, something more ...
(Sep 26, 2016, azcentral.com)
South Nassau Communities Hospital has been recognized for its commitment and dedication to meeting the complex healthcare needs of elder patients. South Nassau is just the second Long Island-based hospital to earn the designation. Nurses Improving ...
(Sep 26, 2016, Patch.com)
ELDER CARE: Flu Shot Clinic starts Saturday - News - Bartlesville ...
(Sep 26, 2016, Examiner Enterprise)
PMR95 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 ...
(Sep 26, 2016, Medgadget (blog))
Two recent unrelated but disturbing cases are shining light on a growing problem both in our area and nationwide. A senior living senior center in West Ashley has built a fence around a retention pond, where in July, a 90-year-old woman wandered away ...
(Sep 22, 2016, Live 5 News)
The company is being lauded for accepting the importance of elder care in much the same way that numerous companies recognize the value of maternity and now paternity leave. As reported by Sushma Un, reported for Market Watch in the blog, Relief may ...
(Sep 22, 2016, HomeCareDaily.com)
Azra Hromadžić was 16 and in her second year of high school in 1992 when war broke out in her home country. She and her family lived—and survived—under siege for three years in Bihać, Bosnia, a then-republic of Yugoslavia. After the war relented, ...
(Sep 20, 2016, Syracuse University News)
Most elder care abuse takes place where the seniors live – so at home at the hands of relatives or in an institutional setting at the hands of facility employees. All 50 states have some form of elder abuse prevention laws, however the definitions and ...
(Sep 20, 2016, Legal Examiner)
Consulting firm Deloitte announced on Sept. 8 it would expand its benefits package to give its employees paid leave of up to 16 weeks for all types of caregiving, ...
(Sep 19, 2016, USA TODAY)
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:
It is the most common... [Continue Reading]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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.
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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]
Most people would agree that they don’t want to become a burden to their families when they get old. However, knowing how to stop that from happening is difficult. You never know what the future might hold, and so it’s hard to make any watertight plans. Even so, there are certain actions you can take to tip the scales of balance in your favor. We’re going to present you with... [Continue Reading]
As our population ages, more of us than ever before are taking on care responsibilities for the important seniors in our lives. In an ideal world, of course, everything will go smoothly. The truth is, however, that looking after seniors brings many issues with it - and there is a lot of pressure to deal with.
So, if you are feeling like you are struggling to cope with the demands of... [Continue Reading]
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