Elder Care News

Elder care: What's Needed in Niagara-on-the-Lake
Niagara-on-the-Lake is a poster child for much that has changed in the demographics and health care of Ontario in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, and highlights the challenges for Ontario's health-care system now and in the future ...

Talk on elder care at senior center
FAIRFIELD — Dr. Leo Cooney, professor of geriatric medicine at Yale School of Medicine, will discuss “How to Receive the Care you Wish” at the Bigelow Center for Senior Activities, 100 Mona Terrace, 10 am Wednesday, March 21. The presentation is free ...

FEBC's Work Life Services Benefit Offers Resources on Elder Care
And as they age, and live longer into old age, the need for elder care will continue to rise. Millions of adults already provide unpaid care to older Americans, and the demand for both unpaid and paid elder care services will likely only increase ...

For-profit medicine incentivizes overmedicating our elderly rather than caring for them
But we can only address chronic resource gaps across the elder-care infrastructure through a wholesale shift in healthcare priorities. We as a society must collectively reject a culture of medicalizing and institutionalizing the process of aging ...

Minnesota created triage effort to tackle backlog of elder care abuse ...
Minnesota created triage effort to tackle backlog of elder care abuse ...

State reports sharp drop in backlog of abuse complaints in Minnesota senior homes
Even so, elder care advocates and several prominent lawmakers say efforts to streamline OHFC's abuse response system, while important, do not go far enough at addressing deeper problems with the state's regulatory system for protecting seniors. Last ...

Hulse Homes has hometown roots in Buhl and is expanding
After graduating with a degree in secondary education and minor in history, “my heart was more in elder care,” she said. She started working for an assisted living company in Twin Falls. When her first child was born, Hulse quit and was going to be a ...

Putting An Emphasis On Elder Care
Members of the community and Home Health Aide Training Institute staff celebrate the ribbon cutting. Members of the Westbury community came together to celebrate the opening of the Home Health Aide Training Institute last week, holding a ceremonial ...

America faces a shortage of caregivers
We will be blind-sided by the complexity of elder care services, baffled by the changing health care system, confounded by the puzzle of health insurance, overwhelmed by paperwork and the demand for documentation. We have little understanding of the ...

Dr. Teel Returns to Primary Care with Damariscotta Practice - The ...
Dr. Teel Returns to Primary Care with Damariscotta Practice - The ...

Dr. Teel Returns to Primary Care with Damariscotta Practice
“To have the courage to completely change some of the elements of health care delivery, especially with elder care, requires teamwork as you head into the unknown. And I think it was just a little too unknown.” After Teel left Eastern Maine Health ...

Elder Care: Are you prejudiced against yourself?
Your first response to this question may be a flash of anger or defensiveness. But stop and think for a minute. Whether we want to or not, consciously or subconsciously, we make snap judgments about other people every day. Two of the basic ...

Deal's 2018 Justice Reforms Target Elder Abuse and Misdemeanor Bail
Both new bills have been sent to the Senate Public Safety Committee. SB 406 would require comprehensive criminal background checks for elder care providers in personal care homes or other assisted-living facilities. It would also require elder care ...

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