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Elder Care News 12/2006 (Page 8)



Team Notes (USA Today)
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Senior Center in need of computer whizzes (The Natchez Democrat)
NATCHEZ — The Natchez Senior Citizens Multipurpose Center is wishing for volunteers with computer skills to donate their time this Christmas.

War-torn families: Family-care plan helpful when parents deploy (Rapid City Journal)
The first time 3-year-old Makayla Meals called her “Mommy,” Michelle Butler wondered what to do. Makayla and her younger brother, Hunter, 2, already have a mommy, but the little girl’s confusion was understandable.

Green leaves Senior Center post (Pasadena Star-News)
PASADENA - When Ben Green joined the Pasadena Senior Center, callers had to wade through three staff members before reaching the executive director. And now?

Senior Center more than just activities (The Natchez Democrat)
The Natchez Senior Citizen’s Multipurpose Center is not only a place for seniors to participate in a broad spectrum of activities, but also a place to form friendships and sometimes find love.

Autopsy may help shed light on death (Marin Independent Journal)
Authorities are investigating whether an old brain injury contributed to the death last week of an elderly Corte Madera man who was the alleged victim of elder abuse at the hands of his son in October.

Pinewood Prep 65, Miami Senior (Fla.) 58 (The Myrtle Beach Sun News)
Stat of the game | Miami Senior guard Edwin Rios took 26 of his team's 61 shots. Turning point | With 3:19 left in the game, Miami Senior cut Pinewood's lead to one point at 51-50, but the Panthers went on a 5-0 run that restored their cushion.

10 TOP GAMES OF THE YEAR (Daily Record)
IF you care at all about gaming, no doubt I'm about to offend most of you at least a little. It's inevitable. A round-up of my best games of 2006 is guaranteed not to include the one you've spent all year playing to death - it's the nature of the beast.

Nichols senior program to expand in Tioga (The Ithaca Journal)
NICHOLS — The Community Care Network of Nichols, which works to help seniors stay independent and healthy, is assisting other Tioga County communities to do the same.

Bigger care center helps fill need for senior housing (Santa Cruz Sentinel)
Correia Care Center residents and staff are settling into an expanded facility at 38th Avenue, which has the space for twice the amount of beds than the former center at Brommer Street.

Maryland needs to make 'senior care' priority, advocacy group says (Baltimore Business Journal)
LifeSpan wants to improve care for the area's aging population.

Thoughts Of Li Ka-Shing (Forbes)
Asia's richest man recalls his past and projects the future of his business empire.

Inside Slant (USA Today)
Cincinnati Bengals

Care Provider Allegedly Stole Patient's Medication (CBS 13 Sacramento)
An in-home care provider was arrested Thursday on suspicion of stealing medication from an elderly woman she was supposed to be caring for. More Local News

Elder-Care Costs Deplete Savings of a Generation (New York Times)
Never before has old age lasted so long or been so costly, compromising the retirement of baby boomers.

Senior Spectrum to host Hospice talk (Wiscasset Newspaper)
Senior Spectrum's Coastal Com-munity Center located in Damaris-cotta will host a social lunch program on Wednesday, January 3, 2007 beginning at 11:30 a.m. Following the luncheon Ann Cole, Volunteer Coordinator for Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers will unravel the mysteries and myths of hospice.

County’s three senior centers offer plethora of January activities (The Sharon Herald)
Mercer County Senior Centers, divisions of Mercer County Area Agency on Aging Inc., announce activities for January.

Senior Center in need of computer whizzes (The Natchez Democrat)
NATCHEZ — The Natchez Senior Citizens Multipurpose Center is wishing for volunteers with computer skills to donate their time this Christmas.

PMC names vice president for patient care (Pocono Record)
Pocono Medical Center has named Kathleen Kuck vice president for patient care services.

War-torn families: Family-care plan helpful when parents deploy (Rapid City Journal)
The first time 3-year-old Makayla Meals called her “Mommy,” Michelle Butler wondered what to do. Makayla and her younger brother, Hunter, 2, already have a mommy, but the little girl’s confusion was understandable.

Senior Center more than just activities (The Natchez Democrat)
The Natchez Senior Citizen’s Multipurpose Center is not only a place for seniors to participate in a broad spectrum of activities, but also a place to form friendships and sometimes find love.

Students get tips on animal care (Poughkeepsie Journal)
Third- and fourth-grade students of the St. Martin de Porres School in Poughkeepsie learned about proper animal care, while giving back to local homeless animals during this holiday season.

Anderson report calls for sprinklers (The Springfield News-Leader)
Gov. Matt Blunt on Friday called for sprinkler systems in long-term care facilities in the wake of last month's deadly fire at the Anderson Guest House, which didn't have sprinklers. The Departments of Mental Health and Health and Senior Services recommended to the governor Friday that state- licensed group homes have sprinklers, approved fire alarms and tougher electrical inspection requirements.

Giving back: Seniors benefit as a volunteer plants roots (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)
Pittsford resident Christopher Perna volunteers his time as a board member of the senior living assistance agency Family Service of Rochester Inc.

Davis police arrest elder abuse suspect (The Woodland Daily Democrat Online)
Davis Police Detectives thursday arrested a suspect for stealing medications from an elderly woman for whom she was providing in-home care.

Fans Pack Uptown For Meineke Car Care Bowl (WSOC-TV 9 Charlotte)
Uptown Charlotte is more crowded than usual today. Navy and Boston College are facing off at Bank of America Stadium for the Meineke Car Care Bowl.

Youth recalls NYE accident that killed her sister (Malta Star)
The elder daughter, Tracey, wakes up several days later, in hospital. “At first I couldn’t believe it,” she tells maltastar.com five years later. “I didn’t get to know exactly what happened till after a few days of the accident.

Blunt proposes tougher fire regulations for care facilities (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Matt Blunt on Friday proposed a sprinkler system mandate for Missouri's long-term care facilities in response to a fire that killed 11 people at a group home for the mentally ill.

Cultural bonanza adds cheer to lives of senior citizens (Indian Express via Yahoo! India News)
Abandoned by their children, the residents of the Old Age Home in Sector 43 today had some moments of joy that added cheer to their gloomy lives. The residents were treated to a welcome change of care and companionship with the Chandigarh Senior Citizens' Association organising a cultural bonanza for them at the home. The happiness was writ large on the faces of residents who joyfully ...

Employees celebrate decades of service (Williamsport Sun Gazette)
LEWISBURG — It’s not every day that you hear of a corporation having 10 or even 20 employees that have served for 20 years or more, but RiverWoods Senior Living Community and Albright Care Services, combined, have more than 50 employees who have worked at the Lewisburg campus for more than two decades.

Duel-career military face child care issues when deployed (Rapid City Journal)
The first time 3-year-old Makayla Meals called her “Mommy,” Michelle Butler wondered what to do. Makayla and her younger brother, Hunter, 2, already have a mommy, but the little girl’s confusion was understandable.

Contractors sue county over care center (The Star-Ledger)
Three of the main contractors that built the new 180-bed Roose velt Care Center are suing Middlesex County for more than $6 million in damages.

In search of Roy Maas (San Antonio Express News)
The misunderstood football star left a legacy of care for neglected kids even as a rumor sidelined recognition of his Texas Lutheran triumphs.

Teens prepare care packages for troops (The Post-Standard)
A group of young entrepreneurs wants to support 3,500 Fort Drum soldiers stationed in Iraq by sending care packages early next year.

Health Care (New Democrats Online)
Progressive Policy Institute | Policy Report | September 22, 2005 Fixing America's Health Care System By David B. Kendall Our nation's health care system needs a comprehensive reform plan that gives everyone an equal opportunity to be healthy, without forcing anyone to give up the care they already have.

Tribe strives to preserve its culture amid urban development (East Valley Tribune)
The opening passage in the written history of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community authored by Diane Enos is a quote from Elder Brother, cultural hero of the Pima Indians: "They will kill the staying earth. But you must not help them."

JENSEN: Requiem For A Heavyweight (Speed TV)
At the last minute, I skipped the Nextel Cup banquet this year to drive up and see my parents in Pennsylvania. Mom is battling cancer and spending a couple of days with them seemed liked a good idea. Turns out it was, for all the wrong reasons.

High-Tech Mammograms Will Change Breast Cancer Care (HealthDay via Yahoo! News)
SUNDAY, Dec. 31 (HealthDay News) -- The mammogram is changing for the better.


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