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Senior care providers: A lot of unknowns with KanCare
Senior care providers: A lot of unknowns with KanCare. By Kelsey Ryan; The Wichita Eagle. Published Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at 12 a.m.; Updated Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at 12 a.m.. Article; comments. Email · Print · Order Reprints · Tweet ...

Be a Santa to a Senior kicks off
The area office of the Home Instead Senior Care network has joined local senior care agencies and area retailers to provide gifts and companionship to seniors who otherwise might not receive either this holiday season. “Many older adults continue to ...

Boston Elder Care Expert A. Michael Bloom Offers Timely Tips to Help Family ...
Boston Elder Care Expert A. Michael Bloom Offers Timely Tips to Help Family ...

Holiday program helps ensure senior citizens enjoy a festive Holiday season
(Press-Register/John David Mercer). VESTAVIA HILLS, Alabama -- A local Home Instead Senior Care office is doing its part to help bring some festive holiday cheer into the lives of lonely and impoverished seniors through its "Be a Santa to a Senior ...

Free, in-person Alzheimer's care training sessions offered in Idaho in November
Idaho Home Instead Senior Care franchise offices will host free, in-person Alzheimer's training sessions during November as part of Alzheimer's Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. The Alzheimer's CARE: Changing Aging Through ...

Boston Elder Care Expert A. Michael Bloom Offers Timely Tips to Help Family ...
Boston Elder Care Expert A. Michael Bloom Offers Timely Tips to Help Family ...

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Ziegler, Walker & Dunlop, More
“With the renewal of our credit arrangement with Bank of America, we continue to have access to ample financial resources to develop growth opportunities across all areas of senior care,” said Robert Adams, CEO, in a statement. Ziegler Closes $49 ...

Cost Of Elder Care Forcing Germans To Retire Abroad
Cost Of Elder Care Forcing Germans To Retire Abroad. DIE WELT (Germany). Worldcrunch. BERLIN - A growing number of Germans are now moving to retirement homes in Eastern Europe, Spain or Thailand where aged care costs substantially less thanks ...

Mary Cieplik
Mary Cieplik, of Honey Pot, passed away Tuesday Oct. 30, 2012, while a guest at Guardian Elder Care, Sheatown. A lifelong resident of Honey Pot, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Caroline Konar Kruk. Mary graduated high school, attended ...

California Home Istead Senior Care Franchises To Host Free Alzeihmer's ...
California Home Istead Senior Care Franchises To Host Free Alzeihmer's ...

'Be a Santa to a Senior' | Home Instead Senior Care
Since 2005 Home Instead Senior Care has been providing home care services to the seniors in the community. Senior Care helps them maintain their independence by providing assistance with personal care, meal preparation, medication reminders, ...

You can help a senior with holiday gifts
Home Instead Senior Care is teaming with nonprofit agencies and area retailers to sponsor Be a Santa to a Senior -- a program that collects, wraps and delivers gifts to lonely and needy seniors in Dubuque and the tri-states. [email protected]=:52J [email protected] 2C6 ...

Senior care facility appeals license revocation
The 10-bed elder care facility has been operating on a conditional license since February. In documents addressed to owner Maureen Casey dated Aug. 22, Phyllis Powell, the assistant director of the medical facilities unit of the Division of Licensing ...

C3 ElderCare to conduct free workshop on paying for home care
The workshop will provide information on how to pay for nonmedical in-home senior care through long-term care insurance, reverse mortgages, veterans' affairs and creative “out-of-the-box” ideas. Hospice of the Upstate and Alzheimer's Association are ...

Bromfield student Lauren Kuong interns with Harvard Pro Musica
Harvard Pro Musica is pleased to announce that Lauren Kuong, a senior at the Bromfield School, has joined the chorus as an intern. Kuong has chosen to do her senior service project with Harvard Pro Musica and will sing in two concerts planned by HPM ...

California Home Instead Senior Care Franchises To Host Free Alzeihmer's ...
California Home Instead Senior Care Franchises To Host Free Alzeihmer's ...

Association of Senior Care Hears of LGBT Issues Affecting Elder Community
Attendees of the recent monthly meeting for the Association of Senior Care were treated to an enlightening presentation on how Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) issues are affecting the elder community in Santa Barbara. David Selberg ...

Response Personnel Ltd
Response Personnel Ltd · Senior Service Engineer · Response Personnel Ltd · Senior Service Engineer. Basic job. Recruiter: Response Personnel Ltd; Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per year; Location: Seascale; Job term: Permanent; Job hours: Full time ...

City blocking homes for seniors, suit says
An affiliate of Manoa Senior Care filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Honolulu on Wednesday in an attempt to force the Department of Planning and Permitting to allow a planned four-home project to hook up to sewer lines about a year after the ...

Time for Elder Care?
By KRISTEN GERENCHER. Pay close attention to your aging parents on a holiday visit this year. Does the normally tidy house now seem neglected? Is there hoarding? Do you notice memory problems, confusion or physical unsteadiness? Discovering that a ...

Home Instead offering 'Be a Santa to a Senior'
Salisbury's Home Instead Senior Care office is launching its eighth annual "Be a Santa to a Senior" program, which provides gifts to needy senior citizens in Rowan and Cabarrus counties. Participating nursing homes identify needy, orphaned and isolated ...

Elder-care dilemma
The sandwich generation could soon be further squeezed. Already caught between spiraling college tuition and care for aging family members, baby boomers could also become liable for their parents' bills. This on top of worries concerning their own ...

Free training helps family members learn about Alzheimer's disease
Minnesota Home Instead Senior Care franchise offices will host free, in-person Alzheimer's training sessions during November, in conjunction with Alzheimer's Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. Minnesota Home Instead Senior Care ...

Alzheimer's care workshops slated
Home Instread Senior Care is holding two free Alzheimer's care workshops at the Missoula Senior Center, 705 S. Higgins Ave. The workshops will be held from 5:30- to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15 and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 17. The educational ...

Giving trees: Holiday pines around Southwest Florida make sure seniors are ...
Giving trees: Holiday pines around Southwest Florida make sure seniors are ...

Fallon Total Care Selected to Provide Integrated Health Care to Dual Eligible ...
Fallon Total Care Selected to Provide Integrated Health Care to Dual Eligible ...

Be A Santa to a Senior donation program going on through December 7 - The Birmingham News
Home Instead Senior Care has developed the Be a Santa to a Senior program to provide presents and special visits to local seniors who otherwise might be overlooked this holiday season. "Most people aren't aware that there are literally hundreds, if not ...

Prestige Care Inc. begins operating nine new Northwest senior care communities
5, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ -- Washington-based senior care provider Prestige Care, Inc. recently began operating nine skilled nursing and rehabilitation and senior care centers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho, expanding the company's footprint across the ...

Bargain Hunter: Free, in-person Alzheimer's training sessions for family ...
Bargain Hunter: Free, in-person Alzheimer's training sessions for family ...

Alzheimer's walk pulled the community together
I wanted to express my gratitude to the Alzheimer's Association for hosting such an incredible event and to Home Instead Senior Care, who has been providing care for my mom for the past several years. My mom, Maxine, was diagnosed with early onset ...

Prestige Care Inc. begins operating nine new Northwest senior care communities
5, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Washington-based senior care provider Prestige Care, Inc. recently began operating nine skilled nursing and rehabilitation and senior care centers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho, expanding the company's footprint across the ...

Assisted Living Today, the Premier Provider of Free Senior Living and Elder ...
Assisted Living Today, the Premier Provider of Free Senior Living and Elder ...

Local Organizations Tout Alzheimer's Awareness
Home Instead Senior Care is rolling out a free program to help caregivers better understand the disease, the Alzheimer's Association continues its fight for increased awareness with free monthly classes at four area locations and Alzheimer's Day ...

Death Notice: Charles Nobis
5, 2012, at the nursing home of the Senior Care Community in Galena. Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Law-Jones Funeral Home in Hanover. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, at the Hanover ...

Reading Made Easier
Lorraine Norwich, assistant director of the Office of Disability Services (left), and Pamela Andrews, an IS&T senior service delivery administrator, collaborated to bring Read&Write GOLD to BU. Photo by Vernon Doucette. Daniel, a sophomore at BU ...

Madison County: Community news
Home Instead Senior Care is partnering with local retailers and community groups to put on the "Be a Santa to a Senior" program beginning Nov. 12. The program runs to Dec. 3 and features trees with ornaments with senior gift requests displayed at local ...

Oklahoma City senior care group seeks gift donations for isolated seniors
The Home Instead Senior Care office has partnered with retailers and community organizations to make sure isolated seniors receive gifts and companionship through the Be a Santa to a Senior program. Advertisement. The Be a Santa to a Senior program ...

Fact Sheet on the Dangers of Antipsychotic Medications & The Alternatives
Recently the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care created a fact sheet that provides a helpful overview of a very acute problem in senior care: the overuse of antipsychotic medications. The problem is particularly troubling when used to ...

Senior Entrepreneurs Find Senior Care a Great Fit
Ray Corkran bought an existing Home Instead senior-care franchise in Houston nearly 18 months ago as he was approaching his 60th birthday. With 20 years of experience owning fast-food franchises, Corkran knew the business metrics of what it took to be ...

Elder care community planned for Proctor Road
Autumn, a Gulf Coast developer in the assisted living industry, has finalized plans to begin construction on a new assisted-living campus at 3251 Proctor Road in Sarasota. The community, named Autumn of Sarasota, is set to break ground in the first ...

Occupancy's Relation to “Severe Lack” of Consumer Education on Senior Care ...
Occupancy's Relation to “Severe Lack” of Consumer Education on Senior Care ...

Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation Reports Strong 2012 Third Quarter ...
Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation Reports Strong 2012 Third Quarter ...

Community CollegeAssociation Honors ECC Employee
The Missouri Community College Association recently honored a longtime East Central College employee for her service to ECC and to the mission of community colleges throughout the state. Ina “Cookie” Hays received the 2012 Senior Service award at the ...

China Senior Living Advances Further with Care Show China
7, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ -- Last week in Shanghai, experts gathered to discuss geriatric care best-practices and continue the process of defining senior care in China, a fast growing but still fragile industry. The inaugural Care Show China was ...

Home Instead offers free Alzheimer's training sessions for families
Nebraska Home Instead Senior Care franchise offices will provide free, in-person Alzheimer's training sessions during November, in conjunction with Alzheimer's Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. The recently launched Alzheimer's ...

Selma receives $500000 for new senior center
In fact, when the renovation is completed next year, the middle building will become the largest senior center in Johnston County, said Neal Davis, executive director of Community and Senior Service (CSS), formerly known as Johnston County Council on ...

'Be a Santa' Program delivers presents to the elderly throughout region
... are for them too," she said. Ms. Novelly is the owner of Home Instead Senior Care franchise locations in South Hills and Washington. Home Instead Senior Care, a for profit company, provides non-medical care services to senior citizens living in ...

China Senior Living Advances Further with Care Show China
7, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Last week in Shanghai, experts gathered to discuss geriatric care best-practices and continue the process of defining senior care in China, a fast growing but still fragile industry. The inaugural Care Show China was ...

Consumer Voice Report: Support Senate Bill to Improve Dementia Care
As elder care attorneys and other advocates have consistently shown, many long-term care facilities continue to have a hair-trigger response when it comes to prescribing these powerful medications to control seniors, particularly those with dementia ...

Western Pa. senior-care providers shift focus of service
Western Pa. senior-care providers shift focus of service. About Tory N. Parrish. Tory N. Parrish 412-380-5662. Staff Reporter Pittsburgh Tribune-Review · Contact Us | Site Map | RSS | Mobile · Tweet. By Tory N. Parrish Published: Wednesday, November 7, ...






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