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Elder Care News 02/2011



Senior Care Authority Goes National With Senior Placement Business
SCAnetwork membership is open to those new to senior placement and individuals or companies who are already involved in the senior care industry. (PRWeb February 14, 2011) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/SCAnetwork/care-care/prweb5060984.htm

Senior Care Authority Goes National With Senior Placement Business
SCAnetwork membership is open to those new to senior placement and individuals or companies who are already involved in the senior care industry.

Dennis McCarthy: Taggers make their mark at elder care facility
The boys walked out of the West Hills elder care facility Monday and didn't say a word. These kids were never at a loss for words - always fast with the quips and bravado. Their reputations had been built on it.

Elder care providers issue warning
Providers of elder care caution that cuts in protection programs for the elderly are being proposed at a time when the state is seeing a “quiet pandemic” of abuse cases.

Resident re-elected chair of Mass. Senior Care Association
The Massachusetts Senior Care Association, the state’s largest long-term care provider association, has re-elected Laurence Gerber of Weston as its chairman. He is president and CEO of Epoch Senior Living, which he founded in 1997.

Elder-care worker, already accused of theft in Middleboro, faces new charges in Brockton
Police are reaching out to more than a dozen clients of a home-care worker from East Bridgewater who has been charged with stealing from an elderly Middleboro couple and a recently deceased Brockton man.

Elder care, but where to find it?
As our loved ones age and daily tasks become more difficult for them to handle, many of us are faced with what to do. Do we try to keep them at home, try to find an assisted-living facility or opt for a nursing home?

Farmington Hills elder care consulting firm expands to Florida, western Michigan
Jay Greene - Feinberg Consulting , a Farmington Hills-based elder care management company, expanded its operations last month to several cities in Florida and western Michigan to help patients reduce out-of-pocket health care costs...

Senior care center hosts Alzheimers seminar
Cathy Murphy, the owner of Home Instead Senior Care San Francisco, encourages caregivers to go to its interactive seminar, “Changing the World of Alzheimers,” conducted by nationally recognized expert in dementia care Teepa Snow. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Cathedral on Gough Street and Geary Boulevard. What will the seminar address? It will focus on two main ...

Home Instead Senior Care Movie Presentation
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Home Instead Senior Care Alzheimers Seminar Will Focus on Promoting Wellness Following Diagnosis
SAN JOSEFeb. 22, 2011Alzheimers disease awareness is on the rise, and so is the number of people afflicted by it. Currently, there are 5.3 million Americans living with Alzheimers disease, and by 2050, the number could increase to 15 million. To bring more attention to this serious subject, Home Instead Senior Care will hold a Changing the World of Alzheimers seminar with a top...

Elder Care Advocates To Protest Health Care Cuts
California elder care advocates plan a series of actions around the state to protest budget cuts that would eliminate adult day health care programs that serve about 37,000 fragile seniors.

Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation Reports Financial Results for Fiscal 2010
MARKHAM, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - 02/24/11) - Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation (the "Company" or "Leisureworld") (TSX: LW - News ) today announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2010. To facilitate a comparison with year-earlier results, Leisureworld also provided comparable results for the 2009 period. The 2010 figures represent the results of Leisureworld Senior Care ...

Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation Reports Financial Results for Fiscal 2010
MARKHAM, ONTARIO-- - Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation today announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2010. To facilitate a comparison with year-earlier results, Leisureworld also provided comparable results for the 2009 period.

Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation Reports Financial Results for Fiscal 2010
MARKHAM, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 24, 2011) - Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation (the "Company" or "Leisureworld") (TSX:LW) today announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2010. To facilitate a comparison with year-earlier results, Leisureworld also provided comparable results for the 2009 period. The 2010 figures represent the results of Leisureworld Senior Care LP ...

Nonprofit PENCE wants to improve elder nursing care
Nursing care staff are frustrated by a lack of mentorship and training when it comes to caring for the elderly, and a local nonprofit wants to do something to help.

Marguerite Manteau-Rao: Seniors at the Top: Moving Toward a New Paradigm of Institutional Elder Care
We need to shift the paradigm of care from solely organizational and social hierarchies to an inclusive model that takes into account all the constituents of deep democracy within the context of institutional elder care.

Elder care cuts may prove costly
GLENDALE — The grooves in Jose Lanz's gold college ring have been worn smooth by time, just as age and illness have eroded the 71-year-old Cuban's mind and body. Without supervision, he often forgets to swallow his food.

Morning Pointe residents making a difference
RUSSELL, Ky. — It started off as a simple activity and now it’s on the monthly activity calendar at the Morning Pointe Senior Care Community in Russell, Ky.

Ventas Agrees to Acquire Nationwide Health for $5.7 Billion
Ventas Inc., the owner of more than 600 senior-care and medical properties, agreed to buy Nationwide Health Properties Inc. for about $5.7 billion in the biggest deal ever among health-care real estate investment trusts.

Free community event to focus on senior citizen care
GLOVERSVILLE - The Fulton County Office for the Aging is co-sponsoring a free community event covering many aspects of senior care from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Nathan Littauer Hospital auditoriu.

What gifts to buy for older adults?
Telegraph Staff Report When shopping for seniors this holiday season, a practical gift is best, advises a local senior-care company.

More babies, better elder care needed to tackle population woes
SINGAPORE'S twin population woes - a low fertility rate and an ageing population - found their way into Monday's Budget debate. And many of the nine MPs who spoke on them were brimming with ideas on ways to improve the situation.

Home Helpers, One of the Nation’s Leading Senior Care Franchises, Partners with ELEMENTS for their Online Local ...
ELEMENTS will collaborate with Home Helpers to redesign and optimize its corporate website and construct locally optimized websites for franchise owners. (PRWeb February 28, 2011) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/3/prweb8169471.htm

Boomer parents faced with issues of aging
As their parents age, many baby boomers are grappling with issues such as keeping their parents safe and what to do if the dreaded dementia diagnosis is delivered. That's why members of the new Elder Care Group made a presentation at a recent Wednesday luncheon sponsored by the Live Oak Senior Nutrition Center.

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Lower and Upper Coastal Fairfield County, Milford and Orange, Connecticut, Says ...
As the grips of a harsh winter start to give way to the warmth of spring across southwest Connecticut, its time for local seniors to get up, get outside and get moving. Exercise, even the most moderate of regimens, is one of the most important lifestyle choices seniors can make to keep themselves healthy, mentally sharp and physically fit. One local company, Senior Helpers of Lower and Upper ...

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Des Moines, Iowa, Says Warmer Weather Is Wake-up Call for Seniors to Get Up, Get ...
As the grips of a harsh winter start to give way to the warmth of spring across the Des Moines area, its time for local seniors to get up, get outside and get moving. Exercise, even the most moderate of regimens, is one of the most important lifestyle choices seniors can make to keep themselves healthy, mentally sharp and physically fit. One local company, Senior Helpers of Des Moines, Iowa IA,...

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Kansas City Northland, Missouri, Says Warmer Weather Is Wake-up Call for Seniors ...
As the grips of a harsh winter start to give way to the warmth of spring across the Kansas City Northland area, its time for local seniors to get up, get outside and get moving. Exercise, even the most moderate of regimens, is one of the most important lifestyle choices seniors can make to keep themselves healthy, mentally sharp and physically fit. One local company, Senior Helpers of Kansas ...

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Richmond, Virginia, Says Warmer Weather Is Wake-up Call for Seniors to Get Up ...
As the grips of a harsh winter start to give way to the warmth of spring across the Richmond area, its time for local seniors to get up, get outside and get moving. Exercise, even the most moderate of regimens, is one of the most important lifestyle choices seniors can make to keep themselves healthy, mentally sharp and physically fit. One local company, Senior Helpers of Richmond, Virginia VA,...


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