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Elder Care News 08/2012



Home Instead Senior Care
Home Instead Senior Care Waterford was recently recognised for the positive impact it has made on senior issues in Waterford City and County. Kay Wasserman, Global Business Development Director, with Home Instead International, visited the Waterford ...

Business Briefs
Home Instead Senior Care of Aurora reports that the first class of caregivers has completed its new nationally recognized Alzheimer's training program called CARE. "This training program is the best I've seen," said Theresa Dash, human resources ...

Elder care activity therapist keeps seniors active and healthy
Q: You've worked in elder care for over 17 years. What keeps you going? A: These folks have such incredible life stories and a wonderful sense of humor. They have taught me never to take anything for granted. A lot of them have vision loss so they can ...

RF Technologies® Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Keeping Patients and Senior ...
RF Technologies® Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Keeping Patients and Senior ...

How long term care insurance can be a benefit | Senior living
LTC Insurance is health coverage that pays for senior care such as skilled nursing, home health, assisted living, respite, and hospice care. Each LTC policy is unique, which is why it is so important to fully understand your specific policy. LTC ...

Dr. Samuel Umesegha, Fellowship-Trained Geriatric Specialist, Named Medical ...
Dr. Samuel Umesegha, Fellowship-Trained Geriatric Specialist, Named Medical ...

Those Providing Care for Seniors Now Number 1 in 5
That number amounts to nearly one in five of all working Americans taking on some form of elder care responsibility. With a domain of 39.8 million people—nearly nine times the size of the 2010 U.S. teacher population—senior care providers comprised ...

Protecting senior citizens
One of the new laws allows Illinois law enforcement agencies and fire departments to have access to reports of elder abuse, neglect, financial exploitation or self-neglect as complied by senior service providers. Under the current law, the law ...

Portsmouth area Senior News
n Home Instead: Senior Care of Seacoast and Southern New Hampshire is holding a fund-raiser: "Noche Mexicana" at Margarita's Mexican Restaurant, 775 Lafayette Road, Portsmouth, from 4 to 10 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 22. Margaritas Mexican Restaurant ...

Massachusetts Historic Tax Credits Support Renovation and Expansion of ...
Massachusetts Historic Tax Credits Support Renovation and Expansion of ...

Silverado Senior Living Receives LTC & Senior Living LINK Spirit of Innovation ...
Silverado Senior Living Receives LTC & Senior Living LINK Spirit of Innovation ...

Local program provides tools to prevent scams against senior citizens
Home Instead Senior Care, a local program serving Cherokee, Nacogdoches, Rusk and Angelina counties, has partnered with the non-profit National Association of Triads to provided senior citizens with the Protect Seniors from Fraud program. Jeremy Beall ...

State Historic Tax Credits Support Renovation Of Boston Nonprofit Elder Care ...
State Historic Tax Credits Support Renovation Of Boston Nonprofit Elder Care ...

Stanardsville elder care facilities undergoing a Renaissance
There's a renaissance happening along William Mills Drive in Stanardsville. The former Evergreene Nursing Care Center facilities along that street have new owners who are upgrading the complex. Even William Mills Drive, which was notorious for potholes ...

Home Health Industry Grows Rapidly, But Many Workers Aren't Qualified for ...
Home Health Industry Grows Rapidly, But Many Workers Aren't Qualified for ...

City backs down from senior center rate hike
Mazzuca said rather than just look at the Senior Service Provider groups, the city needs to look at the center as a whole. It is now in the process of evaluating which groups and classes meet in which rooms and what times. If a five-person group is ...

Atlantic Homelife joins chamber
DOVER — Martha Berk of Atlantic Homelife Senior Care recently joined the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce and celebrated with Chamber members at a recent Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Atlantic Homelife Senior Care provides senior home care and ...

Bay Area Senior Care Provider Reliable Caregivers Now Hiring
Reliable Caregivers, a trusted provider of senior care and non-medical home care in the Bay Area, is hiring caregivers. Reliable Caregivers invites individuals who possess a certified nursing assistant (CNA) or home health aide (HHA) license, or at ...

People In Action
Home Instead Senior Care - Tucson has hired Christine Takerian as community relations manager. She will be responsible for providing educational workshops and outreach programs to business and community members. Prior to joining the staff at Home ...

SENIOR POWER: Bullying
Because elder-care referral agencies lack federal regulation, almost anyone can set up an agency and refer untrained and inexperienced people for in-home senior care. It is important for caregivers to be carefully screened and monitored. Whether to ...

Local program protects from scams
The Home Instead Senior Care network has teamed up with the National Association of Triads to launch the Protect Seniors from Fraud program. Included in the program is a free Senior Fraud Protection Kit that contains a number of important tools to help ...

Westborough Senior Care Firm Acquires Milford-Area VNA
A Westborough senior care firm acquired the Milford-area Visiting Nurse Association this week, and will merge their hospice efforts. SALMON Health and Retirement acquired the VNA and Hospice of Greater Milford from the Milford Regional Medical Center, ...

Adult children need a plan of action for care of aging parents
Ann Weaver, community representative with Home Instead Senior Care, gave an educational presentation on sibling communication to more than a dozen people at the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Prescott last month. She listed several ...

Senior Care, Living Coming to Corrales
Corrales is the latest location to attract a multi-million dollar construction project aimed at providing a continuum of care for the senior set. Albuquerque-based developer David Dronet of Corrales Senior Living LLC plans to break ground this fall on ...

RF Technologies® Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Keeping Patients and Senior ...
RF Technologies® Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Keeping Patients and Senior ...

In Massachusetts, regulation limited in private-pay care for elders
He turned to Old Colony Elder Services, a non-profit organization that provides elder-care services to 23 cities and towns in southeastern Massachusetts, which gave him a list of three agencies. He chose Home Instead Senior Care, of East Bridgewater, ...

Elite Care Supports State's Efforts to Help Oregonians Affected by Alzheimer's ...
Elite Care Supports State's Efforts to Help Oregonians Affected by Alzheimer's ...

Elderly must be allowed to keep their dignity
New Delhi: At the age of 26, Kabir Chadha is founder of Epoch Elder Care – an organisation that is committed to healthy ageing and provides professional at-home care for elderly Indians. When he came visiting India while working abroad and stayed with ...

Leisure Care Grows 20% in One Year, Adds New Property to Management ...
Leisure Care Grows 20% in One Year, Adds New Property to Management ...

Elder care: How to maintain elder independence
eldercare031411_opt BY CAROL ABAYA. NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM. THE SANDWICH GENERATION. Question: My parents are still healthy, but are getting frailer and can't do all the things around the house that they used to do. They refuse to move ...

Top Senior Scams
Top Senior Scams. Home Instead Senior Care. 101 Merritt Blvd, Trumbull, CT. suite 22. /listings/home-instead-senior-care-148. 1860510. /locations/7487074. News. Top Senior Scams. Seniors are under attack in the United States from criminals - domestic ...

SENIOR SERVICE ... Stuart Pearce tips Daniel Sturridge to make a name for ...
SENIOR SERVICE ... Stuart Pearce tips Daniel Sturridge to make a name for ...

Senior care shortages acute, getting worse
As Shanghai's population ages and more young families can't take care of their elders at home, vacancies in senior care facilities have become scarce. The situation is most acute for people with dementia or physical disabilities who require more care ...

Local health happenings
Alzheimer's CARE Training Workshop, by Home Instead Senior Care, is from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, at Riviera Senior Living Community, 1825 Ridgewood Ave., Holly Hill. The workshop will teach caregivers and other family members how to manage ...

Viable Ways for Foreign Investors to Acquire Premises for Senior Care Facilities
The nature of property, acquiring approach and its property usage will all have big influence to the business of senior care, so investors will have to choose different ways of acquisition according to different status and condition of the property ...

Busy Planning and Zoning Agenda Monday: Schools, A Restaurant and Senior ...
Busy Planning and Zoning Agenda Monday: Schools, A Restaurant and Senior ...

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Lancaster Pollard, Ziegler, HCP, Ventas
Love Funding obtained financing for six senior care transactions through HUD's Section 232 LEAN loan program, which the firm says is “processing loan applications at the fastest pace in its brief four-year history” now that the HUD queue has been ...

Families grapple with elder theft
Unfortunately, said Kira Reginato, an elder care provider in Petaluma and host of the radio show “Living Ideas for Elders,” such theft happens “all the time.” Countywide, about 600 cases of elder theft are reported a year, which experts agree is a ...

Solana Beach company addresses growing need for in-home senior care
“It was like growing up with five grandmas,” said Allen, who has followed in his mother's footsteps as he now leads a senior care company. He works with Solana Beach-based Senior Resource Group (SRG), which owns Del Mar senior community La Vida Del ...

Love Funding closes $7.4 million refinancing for Senior Care Facility
Love Funding, one of the nation's providers of FHA multifamily and healthcare financing, announced the closing of a $7.4 million loan refinancing for Seabury Woods, a senior care center in Rochester. Love Funding Director Brian Robertson of the St ...

Labor Department, AARP Focus on Helping Seniors Gain Jobs, Retirement ...
Labor Department, AARP Focus on Helping Seniors Gain Jobs, Retirement ...

Health Care REIT's Q3 Pipeline Includes About $925 Million of Senior Housing ...
Health Care REIT's Q3 Pipeline Includes About $925 Million of Senior Housing ...

Home Instead Senior Care offers free fraud protection kits to seniors
"A recent study done by AARP found that only 25% of the victims over the age of 55 who have been involved in some type of a scam in some way report it," said Dottie Johntony, Director of Operations at Home Instead Senior Care. Johntony said that's ...

High Profile Bankruptcies Will Change Future of CCRC Financing
In light of this, the future of financing CCRCs for non-profits will require more equity in order for developments to be successful, said David Reis, CEO of Senior Care Development, during the panel. “Skin in the game is important,” Reis said. “So is ...

Care worker Helena wins national prize
Helena Adjeke, the care coordinator at Home Instead Senior Care, providers of at-home care to help older people stay in their own homes, was given the accolade by singer and television presenter Jane MacDonald. Ms Adjeke received the trophy at the ...

Attorney offers affordable elder-care options
Finally, they met with elder-care attorney Susan Geffen. "Her father did not have long-term care insurance, which would have helped, which I recommend everybody getting," said Geffen. "The problem is that although her father qualified for Medi-Cal ...

Home Instead offers online dementia program for caregivers and families
Family caregivers of those afflicted with dementia will soon have the option to learn more about the symptoms and how to care for loved ones through Home Instead Senior Care's Alzheimer's Changing Aging through Research and Education (CARE) ...

Care.com raises a huge growth equity round
Founded in 2006, Care.com Inc. operates a directory for caregivers, including child care, special needs, pet care, elder care and housekeeping, used by 7 million members. Based in Waltham, Care.com was named one of Boston's Best Places to Work in the ...

Senior Care Technology Review: Brookdale, Independa, Acadian, & More
Senior care technology solutions provider Independa has entered into an agreement to integrate IDEAL LIFE's wireless health monitoring products, such as scales, glucometers, pulse oximeters, blood pressure cuffs, medication dispensers, and a wireless ...

Waltham-based Care.com raises $50 million in new round of venture capital ...
Waltham-based Care.com raises $50 million in new round of venture capital ...


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