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Elder Care News 06/2011



Plan calling for reforms to local elder care approved
Plans to reform elder care in the Rochester region were unanimously approved by the local health planning group.

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Lansdale, Pennsylvania, Cautions Families to Look Out for Elderly for Home Safety ...
Lansdale, Pennsylvania One third of all injuries in the United States happen accidentally at home. Seniors over the age of 70 are among the highest risk group of unintentional home injury, both fatal and non-fatal. Senior Helpers of Lansdale, Pennsylvania PA, one of the leading in-home providers of senior care in Lansdale, is promoting June as Home Safety Awareness Month. Seniors over...

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Southeast Michigan Cautions Families to Look Out for Elderly for Home Safety ...
Farmington Hills, Michigan One third of all injuries in the United States happen accidentally at home. Seniors over the age of 70 are among the highest risk group of unintentional home injury, both fatal and non-fatal. Senior Helpers of Southeast Michigan MI, one of the leading in-home providers of senior care in the southeast Michigan area, is promoting June as Home Safety Awareness Month....

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Washington, D.C., and Rockville, Maryland, Cautions Families to Look Out for ...
Washington, D.C., and Rockville, Maryland One third of all injuries in the United States happen accidentally at home. Seniors over the age of 70 are among the highest risk group of unintentional home injury, both fatal and non-fatal. Senior Helpers of Washington, D.C., and Rockville, Maryland MD, one of the leading in-home providers of senior care in Washington, D.C., and Montgomery County,...

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Lower and Upper Coastal Fairfield County, Milford and Orange, Connecticut ...
Stamford, Connecticut One third of all injuries in the United States happen accidentally at home. Seniors over the age of 70 are among the highest risk group of unintentional home injury, both fatal and non-fatal. Senior Helpers of Lower and Upper Coastal Fairfield County, Milford and Orange, Connecticut CT, one of the leading in-home providers of senior care in southwest Connecticut, is ...

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Tulsa County, Osage County and Washington County, Oklahoma, Cautions Families to ...
Tulsa, Oklahoma One third of all injuries in the United States happen accidentally at home. Seniors over the age of 70 are among the highest risk group of unintentional home injury, both fatal and non-fatal. Senior Helpers of Tulsa County, Osage County Washington County, Oklahoma OK, one of the leading in-home providers of senior care in Tulsa, is promoting June as Home Safety Awareness Month....

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Spokane, Washington, Cautions Families to Look Out for Elderly for Home Safety ...
Spokane Valley, Washington One third of all injuries in the United States happen accidentally at home. Seniors over the age of 70 are among the highest risk group of unintentional home injury, both fatal and non-fatal. Senior Helpers of Spokane, Washington WA, one of the leading in-home providers of senior care in and around Spokane, is promoting June as Home Safety Awareness Month. Seniors...

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Des Moines, Iowa, Cautions Families to Look Out for Elderly for Home Safety ...
Des Moines, Iowa One third of all injuries in the United States happen accidentally at home. Seniors over the age of 70 are among the highest risk group of unintentional home injury, both fatal and non-fatal. Senior Helpers of Des Moines, Iowa IA, one of the leading in-home providers of senior care in and around Des Moines , is promoting June as Home Safety Awareness Month. Seniors over...

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Kansas City Northland, Missouri, Cautions Families to Look Out for Elderly for ...
Gladstone, Missouri One third of all injuries in the United States happen accidentally at home. Seniors over the age of 70 are among the highest risk group of unintentional home injury, both fatal and non-fatal. Senior Helpers of Kansas City Northland, Missouri MO, one of the leading in-home providers of senior care in Kansas City Northland, is promoting June as Home Safety Awareness Month....

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of South Metro Atlanta, Georgia, Cautions Families to Look Out for Elderly for Home ...
Peachtree City, Georgia One third of all injuries in the United States happen accidentally at home. Seniors over the age of 70 are among the highest risk group of unintentional home injury, both fatal and non-fatal. Senior Helpers of South Metro Atlanta, Georgia GA, one of the leading in-home providers of senior care in the South Metro Atlanta area, is promoting June as Home Safety Awareness...

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Fairfield County and Litchfield County, Connecticut, Cautions Families to Look ...
Sandy Hook, Connecticut One third of all injuries in the United States happen accidentally at home. Seniors over the age of 70 are among the highest risk group of unintentional home injury, both fatal and non-fatal. Senior Helpers of Fairfield County and Litchfield County, Connecticut CT, one of the leading in-home providers of senior care in western Connecticut , is promoting June as Home...

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Hollywood, Florida, Cautions Families to Look Out for Elderly for Home Safety ...
Miramar, Florida One third of all injuries in the United States happen accidentally at home. Seniors over the age of 70 are among the highest risk group of unintentional home injury, both fatal and non-fatal. Senior Helpers of Hollywood, Florida FL, one of the leading in-home providers of senior care in the Hollywood, Florida area, is promoting June as Home Safety Awareness Month. Seniors...

WellAWARE Systems Partners with Eden Alternative to Empower a New Standard of Care
WellAWARE Systems, the developer of breakthrough technology designed to enable proactive and preventive Elder care, today announced a new partnership with international not-for-profit organization, The Eden Alternative.

The Eden Alternative, WellAWARE Systems partner to improve Elder care
WellAWARE Systems, the developer of breakthrough technology designed to enable proactive and preventive Elder care, today announced a new partnership with international not-for-profit organization, The Eden Alternative.

Disaster safety prep checklist for seniors provided by Home Instead Senior Care
Older adults may be among the most vulnerable victims when hurricanes strike. That's why Home Instead Senior Care has issued a disaster safety preparation checklist to help prepare seniors for the possibility of weather emergencies.

Hurricane prep advice for seniors
Are you prepared for hurricane season? Home Instead Senior Care is a private company offering advice for seniors, but their storm season preparation tips are good for everyone.

Research on Brookdale Senior Living Inc. and Sunrise Senior Living Inc. -- Concerns for the Long-Term Care Facilities ...
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Above & Beyond Senior Placement – Free Service Matches Care Need with Most Qualified Assisted Living & Care Facilities
Above & Beyond Senior Placement is a free service passionately led by Susanne Schaeffer, a veteran social worker with 18 years of experience. Above & Beyond understands the stress and hard times families are going through in making the right choices, and offers placement services for those in need of a transition to a more care-focused living environment.

Preparing seniors for hurricane season
Make sure you complete this safety checklist for the seniors in your family.

SALT elder abuse professional seminar to be presented in Slidell
Registration required to ensure availability of lunch and materials

New senior care program launches adult day program
Carrington Senior Health Services led by former Maristone Senior Living and TNAHSA CEOs

Start de-cluttering your home before crisis hits
Downsizing--it's a term many senior citizens will become familiar with if they haven't already. The choice to move into smaller quarters--whether an apartment, condo, retirement complex or nursing home--usually is accompanied by the need to get rid of many personal possessions. "Downsizing is different for everyone," said Paul Hogan, who with his wife, Lori, founded Home Instead Senior Care in ...

Elder Pharma to launch 32-35 new products over next 30 months
Mumbai, Jun 5 (PTI) The Rs 800-crore Elder Pharmaceuticals Limited plans to launch almost three dozen new products in the coming 30 months, a top company official said."We plans to launch almost 32-35 new products in the coming 30 months in niche therapeutic segments like female healthcare, osteoporosis, dermatology, pain management, cardiology, nutraceuticals, wound care and vitamin supplements ...

Elder Pharma to launch 32-35 new products
The Rs 800-crore Elder Pharmaceuticals Limited plans to launch almost three dozen new products in the coming 30 months, a top company official said.

Elder care moving to computer
As the last DHB in New Zealand to move from paper to computer to assess elderly people's care needs, Southern District Health Board's introduction of a computer-based system has been successful so far, mental health and community services Otago general manager Elaine Chisnall says. read more

LifeCare, Inc. Announces Backup Child and Elder Care Product Enhancements
Account managers are certified as Backup Care Consultants, helping clients integrate backup care into their productivity solutions platforms. (PRWeb June 06, 2011) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/6/prweb8528308.htm

ORU advances to regional championship
ORU outfielder Chris Elder didn't care what the statistics said. TCU coach Jim Schlossnagle didn't know what they said.

GeriCareFinder.com Awarded For Ease of Finding Senior Care
GeriCareFinder.com wins 2011 Web Health Award for enhancements that help consumers more easily find elder home care plus senior care products and services. (PRWeb June 07, 2011) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/6/prweb8515716.htm

Answering the Call -- Local Program Helps Family Caregivers Prepare for Senior Emergencies
A survey of future family caregivers conducted for the Home Instead Senior Care network indicates a widespread lack of knowledge including the fact that less than half (47 percent) say they know about their parents’ medical histories in case of an emergency.

2011 Cruise Sweepstakes will Reward a Deserving Family Caregiver
Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care® network, is sponsoring a free, five-day cruise for one deserving caregiver who will set sail with a guest on January 21, 2012.

GeriCareFinder.com Awarded For Ease of Finding Senior Care
GeriCareFinder.com wins 2011 Web Health Award for enhancements that help consumers more easily find elder home care plus senior care products and services.

Elder Pharma to sell Indian brands in European market
Drug maker Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd will soon roll out its leading Indian brands in the European market through its subsidiaries in Britain and Bulgaria, to step up its exports in the region, the company said Tuesday.

Area company offers senior care tips
An area senior-care company has put together an informational kit designed to help children of the elderly handle medical emergencies involving their parents. Aaron Blight, owner of the Home Instead Senior Care Office in Winchester, which developed the kit, said the project is part of a public education campaign titled 'Answering the Cal

GeckoSystems Updates Mobile Robot Solutions Website
CONYERS, GA--(Marketwire - 06/08/11) - GeckoSystems Intl. Corp, a dynamic leader in the emerging mobile robotics industry revolutionizing their development and usage with "Mobile Robot Solutions for Safety, Security and Service," (Pinksheets: GOSY - News ) ( http://www.geckosystems.com/ ) -- announced today they have updated the look and added new content to their ...

Emergency kits for seniors available
The Anchorage office of Home Instead Senior Care, a national in-home care agency, is offering a free "Senior Emergency Kit" to Alaskans.

Elder Pharma to introduce three dozen new products
Elder Pharmaceuticals is set to introduce 32-35 new products related to female healthcare, osteoporosis, dermatology, pain management, cardiology, nutraceuticals, wound care and vitamin supplements over the next 30 months.

Allegations of elder abuse at south Dublin nursing home
Several allegations of abuse of residents at a south Dublin nursing home were made to the Health Information and Quality Authority before it sought an interim court order to close it down, it has emerged.

Mercy kicks off fundraising to renovate old Riverside School
Officials with Mercy Senior Care kicked off a series of 'Mornings with Mercy' today, starting the secondary phase of a capital campaign to generate $660,000 for the renovation of the former Riv...

Elder Pharma to launch 30 new products
Mumbai, June 8 : Elder Pharmaceuticals Limited, manufacturer of super brand calcium supplement ShelCal, plans to launch almost 3 dozen new products in the coming 30 months.

Baby boomers: Do you know you parents' doctor's name?
Less than half of adult children have a good grasp of their aging parents' medical histories - and 40 percent couldn't name their parents' personal physicians in case of emergency. This, according to a survey of baby boomers developed by Home Instead Senior Care, a nationwide caregiving network.

WellPoint to buy CareMore Health Group for about $800 million
The deal is part of an effort by WellPoint to boost its presence in the senior care market. CareMore, based in Cerritos, has 26 clinics in California, Nevada and Arizona that specialize in caring for people on Medicare. Cerritos healthcare provider CareMore Health Group is being acquired by health insurance giant WellPoint Inc. for about $800 million as part of an effort to bolster the insurer's ...

Home Instead Senior Care® Network Grows to Reach More Seniors, Issues Disaster Preparedness Checklist
It’s the season when an increased risk of natural disasters such as floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires and heat waves make headlines. Older adults can be particularly vulnerable to such calamities; even more so if they are living alone. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly one-third of all seniors over the age of 65 are home alone. Lack of services in some parts of the country ...

Right at Home® International Opens First U.S. Master Franchise for In-Home Senior Care Services in China
Right at Home® International, Inc., a leading franchisor of in-home senior care and assistance, recently entered the Chinese market through a master franchise license agreement with an entrepreneurial group in Beijing, China.

Home Instead Senior Care® Network Grows to Reach More Seniors, Issues Disaster Preparedness Checklist
It’s the season when an increased risk of natural disasters such as floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires and heat waves make headlines.

Elder abuse and neglect being tackled
Care experts are joining forces in Bury to promote the aims of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

Suddenly Senior Conference to Educate Senior Care Professionals
The Suddenly Senior Conference, sponsored by the South Suburban Chapter of the Illinois Continuity of Care Association, will take place September 27, 2011 from 7:00am to 4:30pm at the Tinley Park Convention Center .

Legislative session produced better oversight of elder-care industry
As the fine-print on the legislative session becomes clear, better regulation and oversight of the elder-care industry emerges as a noteworthy highlight.

In-home care now in China
Omaha-based Right at Home said Thursday it has become the first U.S. in-home senior care company to open a master franchise in China.

In-home care now in China
Omaha-based Right at Home said Thursday it has become the first U.S. in-home senior care company to open a master franchise in China.

In-home care now in China
Omaha-based Right at Home said Thursday it has become the first U.S. in-home senior care company to open a master franchise in China.


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