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New Wrinkles: A chance to advocate for better elder care
Do you know what share of Floridians 65 and older are currently 75 and older? I didn't either, and the answer is nearly half of them. And by 2040, that share will grow to more than half. Why is this a big deal? Currently, 92 percent of Americans in ...

Gov. Baker Slashed Funding for Opioid, HIV, and Elder Care Programs
The budget adjustments pull from nearly every corner of the state's coffers, including opioid abuse relief, HIV treatment, and elder care. These areas stand to lose $1.9 million, $900,000, and $13.7 million, respectively—which may be enough to ...

Apollo gives elder care a leg-up
NEW DELHI: Seeking to improve the health and well-being of the elderly people, healthcare major Apollo Hospitals on Friday launched 'Apollo Elder Care', in six major cities across the country. In the first phase of the launch, the service will be ...

apollo hospitals launches elder care centers across 6 cities, Health ...
apollo hospitals launches elder care centers across 6 cities, Health ...

Apollo Hospitals launches Elder Care centers across 6 cities ...
Apollo Hospitals launches Elder Care centers across 6 cities ...

Elder Care: Forecast for Medicare and long-term care under Trump's administration
As Donald John Trump becomes the 45th President of the United States, opinions about how his leadership will affect America's future are divisive. Cable television has blurred the line between entertainment and journalism. In all the confusion, Trump ...

Demand continues for Global Elder Care Services Market by 2020
facebook_180x180560 The global elder care services market is categorized based on various types of services. The market has been segmented into adult day care, home care and institutional care. Adult day care is a planned program of activities designed ...

Keeping an eye on elder care
NOT ALONE—Since 1981, a volunteer senior ombudsman program overseen by Long Term Care NOT ALONE—Since 1981, a volunteer senior ombudsman program overseen by Long Term Care Services of Ventura County has advocated for the ...

Senior ombudsman program keeps elder-care industry in check ...
Senior ombudsman program keeps elder-care industry in check ...

Vermont Filmmaker, Composer to Create Film on Elder Care
While Jesse Kreitzer, 31, was a graduate student in film at the University of Iowa, he made a short film with sparse dialogue called "Black Canaries" (2016), about a coal miner in Iowa in 1907. Music composed by a student at the Berklee College of ...

UK Human Resources Elder Care Program hosting several events this spring
University of Kentucky Elder Care is hosting several events this spring for employees who provide care for older adults. Bring a lunch and learn about important topics at UK Elder Care's Lunch & Learn Series. Each session is free and open to all UK ...

New Medicare policies may reinvent elder care
Doctors have complained for years that they're not paid adequately for time-consuming care for seriously ill older patients: consulting with other specialists, talking to families and caregivers, interacting with pharmacists and more. That changed on ...

Baby Boomers and their parents face the need for elder care
ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, JAN. 14-15 - In this Dec. 21, 2016 photo, Stephanie Hurd chats with her father Paul Hensley while visiting him at the Comfort Haven of Lacey memory care center in Lacey, Wash. (Steve Bloom/The Olympian via AP) ...


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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]

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]

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