Home > Elder Care News

Elder Care News 07/2012



Mercy Senior Care now in new building
Mercy Senior Care now in new building - Several leather wingback chairs form a semi-circle around a stone fireplace as sunlight streams in large windows and floods the gathering room with light at the new facility for Mercy Senior Care . Near...

Treasured Memories program provides lasting legacies
Paula Grieb with ProMedica Home Care In the senior care field, many local communities offer a range of care services. On the radio program this past weekend, we learned how ProMedica offers a completely full ... Also tagged elderly: HEALTH: Eat, drink, ...

CareOne Seeks Variances For Third Senior Center
Bergen County's largest provider of senior care services is looking to expand by adding an additional complex in Paramus specifically designed to facilitate patients with Alzheimer's. By Maxim Almenas; Email the author; 5:55 am. Tweet. Email. Print ...

Balls, buckets and blacktop draw thousands to Spokane
Spokane Elder Care Examiner. + Subscribe. Seniors in Spokane enjoyed sweat and tears watching balls, buckets and blacktop in eighty-degree weather yesterday. July 1, 2012 marked another year of hooping it up in downtown Spokane. The Annual ...

LTC Announces Acquisition of a Skilled Nursing Property
Simultaneous with the purchase, the Company added the property to an existing master lease with Senior Care Centers at an initial cash yield of 9.0% and an incremental GAAP yield of 10.7%. The Company is a self-administered real estate investment trust ...

Legal Analysis on Development of Vacation-type Property for Elderly
A new model for senior care that combine with tourism is recently being explored by many real estate developers, and senior housing projects that provide elderly people with option of aging in distant cities are popular in China. What worth noting ...

Leadership helped nursing homes maintain proper level of care
... and families that we represent, LeadingAge RI would like to say "thank you" to Sen. Goodwin, Sen. Paiva Weed and Rep. Gallison for their work to ensure fair nursing home reimbursement rates for conscientious providers of elder care here in Rhode ...

What Is the Future of Long-Term Care Insurance?
Americans are living longer, so debilitating diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's are rising, making long-term care vital. Paul Hogan, founder of Home Instead Senior Care, says the number of seniors with Parkinson's is expected to double within ...

New jobs created in care revolution
Home Instead Senior Care is to tailor its service to the needs of elderly individuals in Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde to offer companionship and personal care. Based on Park Street, Lytham, it is run by the mother and daughter partnership of Jackie and ...

Leisureworld Celebrates the Creative Talents of its Senior Residents at the ...
Leisureworld Celebrates the Creative Talents of its Senior Residents at the ...

Nurse Alert Gives Seniors Round the Clock Care at Reasonable Prices
Elder care is an issue of increasing gravity and timeliness across the world. As the baby boomers age and face a new set of challenges in their "golden years" companies like Nurse Alert have stepped in to attempt to provide a solution to one major ...

Officials seek alternatives to fill city's empty retail space
Officials seek alternatives to fill city's empty retail space. Carolina Senior Care is converting a former grocery store on East Center Street into a PACE Center, an adult care facility. Donnie Roberts/The Dispatch. BY REBEKAH CANSLER MCGEE The ...

LTC Properties Acquires Assets
Additionally with this purchase, the company tied the property up with an existing master lease with Senior Care Centers at an initial cash yield of 9.0%. LTC Properties reported first quarter 2012 FFO (funds from operations) of 56 cents per share ...

LTC Properties Acquires Assets - Analyst Blog
Additionally with this purchase, the company tied the property up with an existing master lease with Senior Care Centers at an initial cash yield of 9.0%. LTC Properties reported first quarter 2012 FFO (funds from operations) of 56 cents per share ...

Simple tips can help save on energy bills
Ahmad Mustapha, senior service technician for Wortman Central Air Conditioning, checks refrigerant levels in an outside condenser unit in midtown Tulsa earlier this year. CORY YOUNG/Tulsa World file. By PHIL MULKINS World Action Line Editor Published: ...

The search is on for kindly carers
Home Instead Senior Care, based in the village has been set up by John Kirk and will serve clients across East Wiltshire, Swindon and the Vale Of The White Horse with anything from meal preparation, housekeeping, post hospital discharge care, personal ...

Fewer cooling centers open on a hot holiday
Normally, the city of Chicago's 79 library branches, police stations and senior service centers are open as temporary cooling centers. Today, those are closed, but Chicago's regional cooling centers will remain open. Matt Smith, spokesperson for ...

Free Online Training Module Helps Families Dealing with Alzheimer's
That's why a local in-home senior care provider is spreading the word about a new, and free resource for families. The online training module is called "CARE: Changing Aging Through Research and Education." It helps families better understand the ...

Western Clinton County Senior Service Center Requests Help
TRENTON - The Senior Service Center located at 520 North Main Street in Trenton is experience growing pains at the same time they are experiencing changes in staff assignments. Presently, Alice Pendergrass, has taken over the duties of managing the ...

Leisureworld Celebrates the Creative Talents of its Senior Residents at the ...
Leisureworld Celebrates the Creative Talents of its Senior Residents at the ...

CNBC: Care Gap Between Independence and Nursing Home Looms for Aging ...
CNBC: Care Gap Between Independence and Nursing Home Looms for Aging ...

New Numbers on Elder Care
It began in 2003, but only last year did the bureau start asking about a key activity for millions of people — elder care. The recently released 2011 results reveal how many millions of us are involved: In the past three months, 39.8 million people ...

Dementia expert helps families cope with illness
Learn more: On July 13, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America and Senior Helpers, one of the nation's largest in-home senior care companies, will co-sponsor a free workshop for families. Teepa Snow will lead the workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. at UNC ...

ESCONDIDO: Health services offered to seniors
The Senior Service Council offers free medical services every month at 728 N. Broadway. Visit escondidoseniorservices.org. July 9: Hearing tests at 9 a.m. Audiologist Dr. David Illich conducts and interprets professional hearing tests and gives advice ...

Service award winner shares the praise
Jim Elkins, a Scarborough resident, was awarded the first Scarborough Terrace Senior Service Award for his volunteer work at Project G.R.A.C.E. (Michael Kelley photo) Jim Elkins is the type of person who simply makes his community better. By no means ...

A look back at 3 entrepreneurs surviving in the Triad
Kim Howard, left, a home companion with ComForce Senior Service, has been working with Mary Markham for almost two years. ComForcare Senior Services of the Triad is one of three startups profiled by The Business Journal that have outlasted the ...

Affordable Care Act: What You Don't Know Could Help You
The ACA may allow you to opt for in-home elder care rather than being forced into a nursing home. Under the ACA, Rosenblatt says individual states can decide if they want to allow in-home attendant care to be part of their Medicaid offerings, and if ...

Loving the Volunteer Life
She was named the center's 2011 Volunteer of the Year and earned a Governor's Senior Service Award this year from Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder inside the Capitol. “I do it (volunteer) because I love it,” Buscher said at the senior center one day ...

Good Sam's parent adding six hospitals
The deal will allow CHI's current ownership partner, Immanuel, to refocus on its senior care facilities in the Omaha and Lincoln areas. Meanwhile, CHI will own 11 hospitals in eastern and central Nebraska, extending CHI's reach almost statewide. “A ...

Area care network announces Alzheimer's CARE Program
Developed by the Home Instead Senior Care Network, in conjunction with a team of the top Alzheimer's experts in North America, the Alzheimer's CARE Program focuses on the care and dignity of individuals rather than the symptoms, diagnosis, treatments ...

Biz beat: Dental, senior health care businesses opening in Farmington
On Friday Trinity Senior Care Services will officially open its memory care building at 205 11th St. The following Tuesday, Park Dental Farmington cuts a ribbon. City Planner Lee Smick says a Verizon phone store is opening this month in the City Center ...

Eden Care Cottage opens first home in Edmond
McClure, who is a longtime Edmond resident, is an experienced registered nurse and health care administrator and has multiple professional credentials in elder care including certifications in residential care/assisted living, home health care, hospice ...

On the Record: Kian Saneii, Founder & CEO of Independa
That's a goal senior care technology solutions provider Independa is working toward as it seeks to create an integrated cloud-based communications platform that can help healthcare organizations (including senior living communities) and home care ...

Local health happenings
Developed by Home Instead Senior Care, the program incorporates an innovative, person-centered approach to help families deal with the difficult behavioral changes that often are associated with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias. The workshop will ...

Explore the options of home health care and long-term care
For Baby Boomers on the cusp of their retirement years the question is what will the future of senior care look like? “Throughout their adult lives, people have had access to choices, and they certainly want that to continue into their retirement years ...

St. Joseph's Health Care Centre unveils newest wing
St. Joseph's Health Centre Interim President Ellen Malcolmson thanks supporters in the lobby of the hospital's new Our Lady of Mercy wing. With 130000 square feet of new space over four floors, including new neonatal, paediatric and senior care centres ...

Respect required for well-being
Davis' story on Elder care facilities reveals that despite enforced guidelines for the physical care and treatment of elders in facilities, “many elder care workers may not be providing the level of respect they think they are [giving].” “Treating the ...

Five Star Quality Care to sell elder care pharmacy biz
Five Star Quality Care, Inc. (NYSE: FVE) will sell its pharmacy business to Omnicare...

Coordinated Care is Definitely Still In: CMS Announces 89 More ACOs
The 89 new ACO partnerships don't include skilled nursing facilities or senior care-specific communities and are mostly between doctors and hospital groups. While senior care communities may not officially belong to an ACO, they can still position ...

WSJ: The Crushing Cost of Senior Care
... Affordable Housing · Tech · CCRCs · Long Term Care · Assisted Living · International · Finance · Development · About · Advertise · Companies · Property Listings · Jobs · WSJ: The Crushing Cost of Senior Care · Alyssa Gerace | July 9, 2012 | 98660 ...

Golf outing in Bloomingdale to support Kenneth Young Center services in mental ...
Golf outing in Bloomingdale to support Kenneth Young Center services in mental ...

A gift for a tireless giver in Windham
Melanie Purcell, program director at Windham Terrace Assisted Living Facility, said Bailey was an excellent choice to receive their first Senior Service Award. The award will be presented bi-annually to let charities and volunteers know their work is ...

Keep Ohio's senior citizens safe with funds for services and supports
For the Eliza Jennings Senior Care Network, this has meant a reduction of almost $2 million in government reimbursement, resulting in staffing cutbacks that can ultimately stretch resources and threaten consumers' choice of services. Gov. John Kasich ...

Unity Health Successfully Implements Mobile Point of Care from CellTrak
Unity Center for Aging provides a comprehensive range of services for older adults using the most innovative approaches in elder care. ACM Medical Laboratory is an industry leader in patient and clinical trials testing. Unity prides itself on providing ...

Care for seniors a shared duty
The 243-bed lodge is a senior-care facility built in 1970. The Vancouver Island Health Authority and Baptist Housing proposed to replace the five-storey complex with an up-to-date, 320-bed facility to be called Garry Oak Village. It would have been ...

Care Show 2012 Will be Held in Oct. 2012
UBM is now integrating its global resources on senior care and healthcare with new geo-adaption of its established brand in Senior Care, the Care Show. The event will bring private sector businesses from different backgrounds and regions together ...

Tips for Keeping Senior Loved Ones Safe from Heat-Related Illness this Summer ...
Tips for Keeping Senior Loved Ones Safe from Heat-Related Illness this Summer ...

Family, elder care mediation training to be held in Uptown/Galleria area
Manousso Mediation Training and ADR Services will hold family and elder care mediation training classes July 27-28 at the Manousso Mediation offices, 21 Briar Hollow...

Family, elder care mediation training to be held in Uptown/Galleria area
Manousso Mediation Training and ADR Services will hold family and elder care mediation training classes July 27-28 at the Manousso Mediation offices, 21 Briar Hollow...

Woman, 76, Files Federal Suit After Being Charged With Trespassing At Senior ...
Woman, 76, Files Federal Suit After Being Charged With Trespassing At Senior ...


a nightlife site | real estate builder | travel