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Foreign Investors Eye Senior Care Market
But as providing quality care for a burgeoning senior population becomes increasingly problematic, foreign investors are jostling for pole position to pioneer China's senior care industry. With the China National Committee on Aging estimating an ...

Senior care facility caregiver kills four residents with toxic mushrooms
Common sense seems to be a luxury these days. An employee from the Golden Age Villa Elder Care Facility reportedly decided to serve fresh mushrooms from the backyard of the senior care facility to its residents. What seemed like a great idea at the ...

Home Instead Senior Care Holds Santa for a Senior Gift Drive
DECEMBER 1, 2012- A local senior citizens care group is hoping you will open your heart and be a "Santa for a senior" this holiday. Home Instead Senior Care has set up a series of trees in different locations across Erie County including at the Kmart ...

'Granny pod' could help ease elder care
'Granny pod' could help ease elder care. By The Washington Post Published: December 02, 2012 Updated: December 02, 2012 - 12:00 AM. » Comments | Post a Comment. Viola Baez wouldn't budge. Her daughter's family had just invested about $125,000 ...

Elder care: Celebrate the holidays with joy even if death in family
Question: "Our family has always celebrated the holidays with lavish family parties. My mother passed away this past summer, and my father doesn't want to have a big family dinner. Our family has always enjoyed our time together, but we don't want to ...

St. Anthony's offers screenings, meeting
The hospital's Senior Service Department is providing round-trip transportation for adults ages 60 and older and people with disabilities from their homes to services sponsored by St. Anthony's. Trained drivers wearing uniforms and identification ...

Senior Care Associate scheme to professionalise eldercare
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) today unveiled a new para-professional scheme to strengthen community-based eldercare services. The Senior Care Associate (SCA) scheme will form the core manpower for Senior Care Centres and ...

New training scheme for elder-care workers
Ms Edith Lok, a project and centre manager at Sree Narayana Mission's Yishun day-care centre, with Mr Seah Sin Huat, who is using a hand-cycling machine. Eldercare is getting a boost in terms of better qualified care workers, thanks to a new training ...

A Movie Odyssey: Three decades of conversation with Stanley Kubrick
Stanley would bum a Senior Service cigarette from me—Christiane (Stanley's wife) was trying to get him to stop smoking, so he'd been banned from buying smokes, but was allowed to cadge them from others. “See how long your friendships last!” We work on ...

Business Roundup
The store is open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m.-noon and 2-4 p.m. One of the senior service ministries of Lutheran Services Carolinas, Trinity Oaks is located at 728 Klumac Road in Salisbury. For more information, call 704-633-1002. Queen City TV leaving ...

Senior resource center holding open house
The event will feature senior service providers from Ottawa County and neighboring counties who will answer questions and distribute literature about their services. Anyone interested in attending should call 419-898-6459 or 877-898-6459. The event is ...

Senior Service Support Analyst - Gibraltar
Our client is an online betting and gaming company offering online sports betting, bingo, casino, poker, Vegas and skill games using the latest interactive technology. They are a fast-moving and dynamic business with offices around the world, including ...

SeniorHomes.com Data Reveals Post-Holiday Inquiry Volume Increase for ...
SeniorHomes.com Data Reveals Post-Holiday Inquiry Volume Increase for ...

Elder Care Services to host 2012 "Let's Do Lunch" fundraiser
Let Elder Care Services bring you lunch on Wednesday, December 12, 2012. All proceeds will benefit services for seniors in the Big Bend area. For only $10 a meal, a volunteer will deliver a lunch to you between 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the designated ...

What Does Your Retirement Mecca Look Like?
I want the culture, entertainment, learning, healthcare, and senior-service resources that larger metropolitan areas offer. I also want access to a decent airport and mass-transit resources that will reduce my need for a car. I'm hoping my days behind ...

Skokie senior care becomes mission for couple
The married couple own the Home Instead Senior Care outfit, which trains caregivers in providing invaluable and compassionate aid to seniors in the area. The work these caregivers perform is too important, the feedback the owners receive too meaningful ...

Sabra Acquires Five Senior Care Facilities for $40.2 Million
Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBRA) recently acquired five senior care properties in Texas and Minnesota in two transactions for a total of $40.2 million. The Texas portfolio consists of three skilled nursing facilities and one assisted living ...

Local Expert Looks At Fiscal Cliff's Potential Impact On Senior Care
Local Expert Looks At Fiscal Cliff's Potential Impact On Senior Care · Career Internship Class Applications Available For Spring Semester · Editorial: Expectations Create Holiday Stress · Halibut Hal's Fishing Trip On The "Mirage" Sunday, November 25 ...

Events for seniors
Health screenings: The Senior Service Council Escondido, 728 N. Broadway, offers free medical screenings: At 8:30 a.m. today, Dr. Randy Jungman will check for gum disease, proper denture fit; 9 a.m. Monday, audiologist David Illich will give a ...

Hospitals earn NICHE Exemplar status for senior care
Hospitals earn NICHE Exemplar status for senior care. Nurse.com News. Tuesday December 4, 2012. Printer Icon. Print. line. Select Text Size: Zoom In Zoom Out. line. Comment. Comments. Share this Nurse.com Article. rss feed. subscribe to Nurse.com RSS ...

Video Game Tournament Connects Coginchaug Students
Earnshaw said the tournament began as a senior service project three years ago. Students who participate pay a $2 entry fee which is donated to Amazing Grace Food Pantry in Middletown. Prizes are awarded to the top players but the most important reward ...

Guidance from Wyndmoor social worker – She matches aging parents with 'elder ...
Guidance from Wyndmoor social worker – She matches aging parents with 'elder ...

10 Receive Kevin Higgins Scholarships
Mike was Vice President of Xaverian's Student Council, participated in the school's Senior Service program and voluntarily attended Xaverian Leadership Institute.... Read more about Michael Sullivan. Taylor Honnette has been a leader on every rugby ...

12-05-12 Funds Still Available; Apply for Utility Bill Assistance
To receive assistance please visit their office at 1830 W. 95th St. Chicago, Illinois 60643, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. They also provide service to those who may be home-bound and need outreach services. In addition, any church or senior service provider ...

Scoring the Fiscal Cliff
America's orchestras have increasingly broadened their scope to partner with countless nonprofit colleagues, including schools and music education programs at all grade levels, social service groups, senior service centers, and others to strengthen ...

Comfort Senior Care Home hosting open house Dec. 14 and 15
Comfort Senior Care Home will host an open house from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Friday, December 14 and Saturday, December 15, offering tours of the facility and hors d'oeuvres. “This is a great opportunity to meet the owner and staff and learn more about our ...

A brighter senior Christmas
This is the first holiday in New Bern for “Be a Santa to a Senior,” a program initiated by Home Instead Senior Care, which is partnering with area retailers and community organizations to make sure isolated seniors receive gifts and companionship this ...

Fiscal Cliff Potentially "Disastrous" for Senior Care Providers
Healthcare reform provisions, frozen or reduced Medicaid budgets, and the looming possibility of fiscal cliff-related Medicare cuts are all on the road ahead for the skilled nursing industry, and the uncertainty of it all makes matters even worse for ...

Pinnacle adds three to team
Prior roles were with Regions Bank and Bank of America, where she served as a senior service associate. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Mathis, with six years of experience, joins the South Church Street ...

Seapatrick celebrate 140 years of flute and drum
In 1961 the band had the distinction of being featured in a television programme and was filmed playing the march 'Senior Service' while parading around Seapatrick. In 1998 the band completed 125 years in existence and was honoured by the local council ...

Home Instead Senior Care Partners with Retailers, Community Organizations to ...
Home Instead Senior Care Partners with Retailers, Community Organizations to ...

Collection this weekend will support care of retired religious
Additionally, nearly $2.9 million was disbursed to assist religious communities with the greatest needs and to support ongoing education in retirement and elder-care delivery. Since the collection began, U.S. Catholics have donated more than $671 ...

Helping the Less Fortunate
It was done as part of a school assignment that Gray called a senior service learning project. Essentially it's a project where they learn by doing, then present their findings. Matins said it's a project that touched both of them personally. "For both ...

Home Instead Senior Care sponsors “Be a Santa to a Senior” program
The area office of the Home Instead Senior Care® network, the world's largest provider of non-medical in-home care and companionship services for older adults, has joined several local agencies, Rite-Aid, Wal-Mart and Cuttin Loose at Lori Jo's and Todd ...

Butler: Patient-centered care on the rise
There are many wonderful transformations happening in senior care that were unthinkable when I started my career in this field more than 30 years ago. As patient-centered care emerges, hospitality and healthcare are more closely aligned than ever ...

Ambulance Service in NY Survey Now Online at Senior CareEMS.com
We hope the feedback we will receive through this survey will help us keep our position as one of the most successful New York ambulance services and carry out our mission with grace and skill,” said Senior Care EMS CEO Joshua Hans. The satisfaction ...

Senior Service Concierge, LLC Announces the Acquisition of Heartland Phone ...
Senior Service Concierge, LLC Announces the Acquisition of Heartland Phone ...

Senior Care Providers Adjust, Diversify Business Strategies to Keep Up With ...
Senior Care Providers Adjust, Diversify Business Strategies to Keep Up With ...

Elder-care reforms urged
China plans to give preferential policies to elder-care institutions after investigations revealed many aging people in rural areas are receiving inadequate care, civil affairs officials told a forum on Wednesday. Wang Hui, an officer with the Ministry ...

Police arrest elder-care owner on suspicion of stealing $44000 from resident
An elderly woman was bilked out of more than $40,000, and police said they have arrested the alleged culprit: the person who runs the care facility where the woman lives. Police on Wednesday took 49-year-old Marianita Capra into custody at the ...

Nomination period open for Top Ten awards
Nominations are being accepted for the following awards: man, woman, business, entrepreneur, educator, public servant, youth, senior, service organization and volunteer of the year. For nominations, complete and return the form by Fri., Jan. 4. Forms ...

Current teachers get priority at new KPS
The most senior service personnel from the closed schools will have priority in filling any position in their classification category, according to the code. Then, the second most senior service personnel have priority in filling remaining vacancies ...

Senior care facilities call proposed fee hike a burden
Email address of friend (insert comma between multiple addresses): Your email address: Copy Me Add a brief note: Send Email Processing... Premium Article Preview | For full site access: Subscribe Now. Senior care facilities call proposed fee hike a ...

Armstrong County Commissioners honor those who aided Superstorm Sandy ...
Armstrong County Commissioners honor those who aided Superstorm Sandy ...

Search underway for man missing from Oak Grove senior care center
Deputies are looking for 64-year-old Rodlfo “Rudy” Iorio, who went missing from a senior care center in Oak Grove Friday, Dec. 7, 2012.. (DMV photo). Deputies are looking for an elderly man who went missing from a senior care center in Oak Grove early ...

Arraignment Date Set for Woman Accused of Senior Care Fraud
The manager of an assisted-living facility in Mill Valley who was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of fraud, identity theft and financial elder abuse of a resident is scheduled to be arraigned in Marin County Superior Court on Christmas Eve. Marianita ...

Rosemount and developer plan novel senior housing
"It's rare for the timing to work out for both [housing and a senior service center] to be available at the same time," Mehrkens said, "so it certainly will be an advantage to the community." Doran is comfortable with the agreement, which caps the ...

Our Town: BARC cuts adoption fees for pets
Hambry returned to the gas company, then known as Lone Star Gas, in 1967 and worked his way up to his current role as a Senior Service Technician. Tom and Abbie Hambry have three sons — Ed, Larry and Matt, and three grandchildren. During the boys' ...

Senior living 2.0: New 'Granny Pod' may change elder care
The day may come when choosing what to do with an aging parent or loved one puts you in a difficult position. For years its been nursing homes or hiring in-home care. But with the advent and application of new technology, a third and possibly more ...

Elder care: Leave elderly in nursing home at Christmas
Question: "My mother, 88, is in a nursing home and wheelchair. She is mentally fuzzy at times. I want her to be at our house with the whole family on Christmas so she can see her great-grandchildren. My husband says 'No! Leave her at the nursing home ...


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