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Elder Care News 07/2011



How seniors can beat heat in the summer
Among the most heat sensitive residents are those 65 and older, according to health officials. Staff Writer Trevor Stokes spoke with Pam Hodges, franchise owner of Home Instead Senior Care in Florence, who offered tips on the most cost-effective ways older residents can beat the heat indoors.

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Lansdale, Pennsylvania, Urges Families to Help Seniors Be Sun Smart
Lansdale, Pennsylvania - Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Each year, nearly a million people in this country will learn they have skin cancer...and the risk continues to rise as you get older. Senior Helpers of Lansdale, Pennsylvania PA, one of the leading in-home care providers of senior care in the Lansdale area, is raising awareness about new FDA guidelines ...

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Washington, D.C., and Rockville, Maryland, Says You're Never Too Old for Skin ...
Washington, D.C., and Rockville, Maryland - Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Each year, nearly a million people in this country will learn they have skin cancer...and the risk continues to rise as you get older. Senior Helpers of Washington, D.C., and Rockville, Maryland MD, one of the leading in-home care providers of senior care in the Washington, D.C., and ...

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Lower and Upper Coastal Fairfield County, Milford and Orange, Connecticut, Says ...
Stamford, Connecticut - Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Each year, nearly a million people in this country will learn they have skin cancer...and the risk continues to rise as you get older. Senior Helpers of Lower and Upper Coastal Fairfield County, Milford and Orange, Connecticut CT, one of the leading in-home care providers of senior care in the southwest ...

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Spokane, Washington, Says You're Never Too Old for Skin Cancer Awareness
Spokane Valley, Washington - Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Each year, nearly a million people in this country will learn they have skin cancer...and the risk continues to rise as you get older. Senior Helpers of Spokane, Washington WA, one of the leading in-home care providers of senior care in the Spokane area, is raising awareness about new FDA guidelines ...

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Des Moines, Iowa, Says You're Never Too Old for Skin Cancer Awareness
Des Moines, Iowa - Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Each year, nearly a million people in this country will learn they have skin cancer...and the risk continues to rise as you get older. Senior Helpers of Des Moines, Iowa IA, one of the leading in-home care providers of senior care in the Des Moines area, is raising awareness about new FDA guidelines regarding ...

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of South Metro Atlanta, Georgia, Says You're Never Too Old for Skin Cancer Awareness
Peachtree City, Georgia - Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Each year, nearly a million people in this country will learn they have skin cancer...and the risk continues to rise as you get older. Senior Helpers of South Metro Atlanta, Georgia GA, one of the leading in-home care providers of senior care in the South Metro Atlanta area, is raising awareness about...

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Southeast Michigan Says You're Never Too Old for Skin Cancer Awareness
Farmington Hills, Michigan - Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Each year, nearly a million people in this country will learn they have skin cancer...and the risk continues to rise as you get older. Senior Helpers of Southeast Michigan MI, one of the leading in-home care providers of senior care in the southeast Michigan area, is raising awareness about new FDA ...

Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Hollywood, Florida, Says You're Never Too Old for Skin Cancer Awareness
Miramar, Florida - Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Each year, nearly a million people in this country will learn they have skin cancer...and the risk continues to rise as you get older. Senior Helpers of Hollywood, Florida FL, one of the leading in-home care providers of senior care in the Hollywood, Florida area, is raising awareness about new FDA guidelines ...

Mid-Atlantic Health Care buys 5 Philadelphia nursing homes
Timonium-based Mid-Atlantic Health Care LLC, which owns and operates six senior care facilities in Maryland and one in Delaware, said Friday that it bought five skilled nursing centers in Philadelphia from the NewCourtland Network for $75 million.

Mid-Atlantic Health Care buys 5 Philadelphia nursing homes
Timonium-based Mid-Atlantic Health Care LLC, which owns and operates six senior care facilities in Maryland and one in Delaware, said Friday that it bought five skilled nursing centers in Philadelphia from the NewCourtland Network for $75 million.

Elder-care program to open in the fall
A new elder-care program in Catawba County is awaiting accreditation but has everything in place and ready to start up when that happens.It's likely to be November before the Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) opens at 1915 Fairgrove Church Road, in the old Dale Jarrett building across from the former Bennett’s Smokehouse & Saloon.

Savvy Senior: How to find affordable dental care
Q: Where can seniors turn to find affordable dental care? I had dental insurance through my work for many years but lost it when I retired.

HaysMed opens a new senior-focused care unit
HAYS - HaysMed has opened a new Senior Focused Care Unit designed to meet the growing demand for acu ...

State budget packed with changes
In more than 4,000 pages, the two-year budget deals with everything from senior care to schoolfunding to privatization. Among the measures, the budget:• Overhauls state construction law, e

Omaha-based Care Provider Expands to China
An Omaha-based provider of in-home senior care is expanding its operations to China.

Omaha Care Provider Expands To China
An Omaha-based provider of in-home senior care is expanding its operations to China.

ELEANOR LOUISE IHRKE, Mayville
Passed away Thursday, June 23, 2011 at Fisher Senior Care & Rehabilitation Center in Mayville, at the age of 84. A Service of Remembrance will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9 at Mayville ...

Education and parenting, now add elder care to the list
I wrote my first column for a local newspaper in Ontario in 1983 and have continued to do so, on a weekly basis, in various communities in which I have lived since then.

Hope PACE Center sets open house
An open house will be held later this month for an all-inclusive elder care program in Fort Myers for those who wish to stay independent and at home, but still are in need of medical attention.

Amesbury Health Care gives $15,000 to Senior Center
AMESBURY — The Amesbury Health Care Charitable Trust has given the gifts of wellness and fitness to the Amesbury Council on Aging's 3,000-plus members. Aerobic exercise classes, yoga, tai chi and zumba are among the programs to be offered in the Amesbury Health Care Charitable Trust Wellness Room when the new Senior Center opens next year.

Carlisle woman divorces husband after he develops Alzheimer's
A Carlisle woman has defended her decision to put her husband – 40 years her senior – into care and divorce him to marry again.

New disparity in nursing homes: Whites leave, minorities enter
( Brown University ) Nursing homes in the United States are shrinking and their residents are becoming proportionately more black, more Hispanic, more Asian, and less white, according to a new study by Brown University researchers. The nationwide trend, reflected in metropolitan areas from New York to Los Angeles, results from changing demographics and disparities in what people can afford. The ...

New disparity in nursing homes: Whites leave, minorities enter
In the last decade, minorities have poured into nursing homes at a time when whites have left in even greater numbers, according to a new Brown University study that suggests a racial disparity in elder care options in the United States.

Community Calendar
Home Instead Senior Care July 8 — Campbellford Senior Citizens, 55 Grand Rd, Guest Speaker Erica Bateman. 10:30 a.m. All interested are welcome. Fishing Derby July 9 — Crowe Lake Waterway Association, Marmora, Pike only "Catch 'em and Keep 'em" Fishing Derby.[...]

Study suggests racial disparity in elder care options in the U.S. nursing homes
In the last decade, minorities have poured into nursing homes at a time when whites have left in even greater numbers, according to a new Brown University study that suggests a racial disparity in elder care options in the United States.

Senior Caregiver Certification Training; Professional Caregiver Training Delivers Quality Senior Caregiving Skills
Online training program by Caregiverlist, Inc. for senior caregivers allows consistency of training to match qualifications required by some states, where training guidelines have been outlined by departments of health for non-medical senior caregivers. The 10-hour online caregiver certification delivers quality standards for senior caregivers.(PRWEB) July 08, 2011 Senior caregiving is not like ...

ActiveCare Announces the Addition of Medication Adherence Solutions to Its New ActiveHome Monitoring System
ActiveCare, Inc. a leader in senior care technology, today announced the addition of breakthrough technology for medication compliance as part of its comprehensive ActiveHome Monitoring System. Â According to a study by the Center for Health Transformation, 1 in 4 nursing home admissions is the result of not properly taking your medications. Â "Our mission is to keep our members healthy and ...

ActiveCare Announces the Addition of Medication Adherence Solutions to Its New ActiveHome Monitoring System
SALT LAKE CITY, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ActiveCare, Inc. (ACAR.OB) a leader in senior care technology, today announced the addition of breakthrough technology for medication compliance as part of its comprehensive ActiveHome Monitoring System. According to a study by the Center for Health Transformation, 1 in 4 nursing home admissions is the result of not properly taking your medications ...

Home Instead Senior Care offers cruise sweepstakes for caregivers
DARTMOUTH — If you or someone you know is a devoted family caregiver, you understand the stress that comes with caring for a senior loved one each day. What better way to relax than to cruise your cares away?

St. Mary finds its NICHE
St. Mary Medical Center in Middletown recently received a national designation for its commitment to elder-care excellence.

Elder care abuse case a sign of what's to come
Stephanie Hernandez spent a year in prison after her elderly aunt, who refused medical services, died under her care.

Business profile: Christian Companion Senior Care
Address: 4225 Molly Pitcher Highway, Chambersburg Phone: (717) 264-0500 Website: http://www.christianseniorcare.

Business profile: Christian Companion Senior Care
Address: 4225 Molly Pitcher Highway, Chambersburg Phone: (717) 264-0500 Website: http://www.christianseniorcare.

Some resources for seniors in Central Virginia
Here are some resources for seniors and senior care in Central Virginia.

Savvy Senior: Finding affordable dental care for seniors
Dear Savvy Senior, Where can seniors turn to find affordable dental care? I had dental insurance through my work for many years but lost it when I retired. What can you tell me? - Flossing Frank Dear Frank, Very few U.S. retirees have dental insurance today. Without coverage from traditional Medicare, and with private dental insurance typically costing too much to be feasible, most seni...

Caregiver Certification for Phoenix Caregivers
Phoenix - Senior caregiving is not like child care – just ask any professional senior caregiver. Now Phoenix senior caregivers can obtain professional caregiver training through an online caregiver certification training program.

Toolkit aims to prevent elder abuse
Vancouver Coastal Health’s Amanda Brown honours producer Micheal Auger, of Indigital Media Inc., for his role in creating a toolkit for health care workers to prevent, recognize and respond to elder abuse among First Nations communities at a recent event at the Tsleil-Waututh Nation community centre.

Care Communities Launches its Official Senior Care Website
The official launch of http://www.carecommunities.net, offering free senior care resources and guidance throughout the process of selecting professional senior care, provides a new online support community for adult children with aging parents.Saint Paul, MN (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 Care Communities announced today the official launch of its website http ...

Toolkit aims to prevent elder abuse
Vancouver Coastal Health’s Amanda Brown honours producer Micheal Auger, of Indigital Media Inc., for his role in creating a toolkit for health care workers to prevent, recognize and respond to elder abuse among First Nations communities at a recent event at the Tsleil-Waututh Nation community centre.

Little Oversight on Ingredients in 'Senior' Dog Food, Experts Say
WEDNESDAY, March 30 (HealthDay News) -- Even though most Americans might believe that "senior" dog food is formulated differently than food for young adult dogs and pups, experts say that brands can vary widely in their ingredients and there are no requirements for what goes in foods for older canines.

Alcohol May Play Dual Role in Some Cases of Elder Abuse
FRIDAY, March 25 (HealthDay News) -- Seniors who suffer elder abuse are more likely to be women, to have a neurological or mental disorder and to abuse drugs or alcohol, new research indicates.

Grosse Pointe Senior Home Care Company Looking For Nurses
A new senior home care company in Grosse Pointe said it is looking for patient caregiver applicants.

Forum explores factors behind Baron's South senior project
Julie Robison, an associate professor of medicine at the University of Connecticut’s Center on Aging, talks to a Monday night forum on plans for a senior residential and care complex in Westport.

Senior Q&A: Help when vision starts to fade
Q: My mother has vision problems due to macular degeneration. Are they any suggestions that could give her a better quality of life?

Senior Power: The Affordable Care Act (ACA):
The American Version of Health Care for All is the title of a forty-two page OWL publication that senior citizens and boomers should know about and read carefully.

Saanich council approves Mount View School site for senior care residence
Another key part of the Mount View "campus of care" was given unanimous approval by Saanich council this week, meaning construction of a 260-unit residential care building for seniors will likely start construction this fall.

Dental Care for Kids on Medicaid Varies by Fees Each State Sets
TUESDAY, July 12 (HealthDay News) -- Low reimbursements to dentists from Medicaid make getting dental care difficult for children and adolescents covered by the government health plan, new research suggests.

With 2010 Census Showing 21% Spike in Elder Population, Travel Insured Says Trip Insurance Plays Key Role in Care of ...
2010 U.S. Census Bureau data shows population rates grew faster over 10 years among seniors than among those below age 45. There were 8.7 million more seniors, a 21% gain, but only 623,000 more adults age 18 to 44, a 0.6% gain. Travel Insured International® urges trip insurance to protect against family health-related Trip Cancellations, whether senior members are traveling or not.East Hartford ...

Henry F. Soupal
Age 91, of Durand, passed away on Monday, July 11, 2011, at the Durand Senior Care and Rehab Center.


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