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Lakeside Villa set to bring senior care, jobs to Phillips
Attending the ribbon cutting for Lakeside Villa were owners Lori, Ken (holding the chainsaw) and Tiffany Kiefer; Phillips Aldermen Richard Heitkemper and John Vlach; Mark Brzesiaewicz of the Phillips Area Chamber of Commerce; Mike Cummings and ...

Photo gallery: Penn Hills Senior Center Harvest Festival
In a departure from recent years, Penn Hills Senior Service Center officials held their annual Harvest Festival at the center on Oct. 31, rather than the traditional location of St. Gerard Majella Church. Seniors gathered to show off their best ...

Janitor Turns Into Unsung Hero By Taking Care Of Abandoned Seniors
A California janitor is being heralded for feeding, bathing, and comforting more than a dozen elderly and mentally ill residents left to fend for themselves amid suspicions of elder abuse in a shut down senior care home in northern California. Miguel ...

Live Chat: - Nov. 1 - 1:30-2:20 - Discussion of Elder Care Facilities
The closure of Valley Springs Manor, the Castro Valley care facility, has turned the lives of its elderly residents and their families upside down. For those with loved ones in senior care homes, the situation raises many questions: How do you know if ...

State staff visited care center in crisis
As two untrained workers hustled last week to care for 19 elderly people left at a closed senior care home, at least one state official visited the facility yet apparently did nothing to end the chaos, The Chronicle learned Thursday. Staff with the ...

Top Performers of Senior Care Franchise Meet for Leadership Summit
COM) Roseville, CA – Six of the top revenue-producing senior care franchisees in the Always Best Care Senior Services franchise system got together for a Leadership Summit in the company's home base of Roseville, CA (just outside Sacramento) October ...

SCV Couple Opens Local Senior Care Business (Video)
[Amada] - Orange County-based senior care company Amada Senior Care announced earlier this year that it would be expanding its business into Los Angeles County with the opening an office in the South Bay area. On Nov. 4, two new Amada franchise ...

Posted: November 4, 2013 - 2:45 pm ET
In August, Kindred also acquired Cleveland-based provider Western Reserve Senior Care, a physician-led primary-care practice that provides care in home-based settings. “This transaction provides us a tremendous opportunity to continue the expansion of ...

Posted: November 4, 2013 - 2:45 pm ET
In August, Kindred also acquired Cleveland-based provider Western Reserve Senior Care, a physician-led primary-care practice that provides care in home-based settings. “This transaction provides us a tremendous opportunity to continue the expansion of ...

French Elder Care Firms to Attend Atlanta's Health IT Summit
Representatives of eight technology companies focused on the health care of seniors are to visit Atlanta Nov. 11-13 to establish new partnerships between France and the United States. Under the direction of the French government's Department for the ...

Social Service Agency Opening Elder Day-Care Facility in NE Philadelphia
As the population ages the need for elder care becomes more important, according to Carol Irvine, CEO and president of the Abramson Center for Jewish Life, in Montgomery County. “There's not enough nursing home beds to take care of everyone and, quite ...

How to Pay for Senior Care With Limited Resourcesn Expert Offers Tips for ...
How to Pay for Senior Care With Limited Resourcesn Expert Offers Tips for ...

Veterans recognized at Colonie luncheon
The annual Veterans Recognition Luncheon was hosted by Colonie Senior Service Centers. Hundreds of veterans as well as community members join together each year for the event. They recognize each veteran and hold ceremonies for prisoners of war ...

Senior Services offers families peace of mind
The nonprofit agency is the brainchild of Homan, who spent 33 years with Catholic Charities, 25 of them running senior service programs. Her mother always wanted the two of them to have a business together, and while that didn't happen, Homan left ...

Boston Elder Care Expert A. Michael Bloom's Book, "The Accidental Caregiver's ...
Boston Elder Care Expert A. Michael Bloom's Book, "The Accidental Caregiver's ...

Boston Elder Care Expert A. Michael Bloom's Book, “The Accidental Caregiver's ...
Boston Elder Care Expert A. Michael Bloom's Book, “The Accidental Caregiver's ...

Leisureworld Senior Care Given New C$12.00 Price Target at Scotiabank (LW)
Leisureworld Senior Care (TSE:LW) had its price target decreased by Scotiabank from C$12.75 to C$12.00 in a research note issued to investors on Friday, American Banking & Market News reports. Scotiabank has also modified their ratings on a number of ...

Has China Solved Its Elder-Care Crisis?
Has China Solved Its Elder-Care Crisis? Slate. Sign In Sign Up Search. Slate · Future Tense. What's to come? Nov. 5 2013 10:30 AM. Bank on It. Is this volunteer program the solution to China's elder-care crisis? By Benjamin Shobert. Shanghai, mother ...

Be a Santa to a Senior
"We sometimes forget about the senior next door whose husband died or whose wife died," Laura Carmody from Home Instead Senior Care said. That's why Home Instead Senior Care in Springfield is gearing up for their annual "Be a Santa to a Senior" ...

Tough decisions ahead on elder care
Society faces a huge challenge in providing long-term care for a rapidly growing senior population. Photograph by: Getty Images , The Leader-Post. The possibility that some seniors requiring long-term care might end up in a facility far from loved ones ...

A World Without Winter Climate change could mean umbrellas become winter gear
Patrick Sweeney; Go ahead, start a conversation about the weather with these guys: Jay Breidenbach, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service (left) and Troy Lindquist, NWS senior service hydrologist (right). Winter in Idaho is many things ...

You Can Help: deliver meals to the homebound or help kids sharpen their ...
You Can Help: deliver meals to the homebound or help kids sharpen their ...

Editorial: Tough decisions ahead on elder care
Society faces a huge challenge in providing long-term care for a rapidly growing senior population. Photograph by: Carsten Koall , Getty Images files. The possibility that some seniors requiring long-term care might end up in a facility far from loved ...

'The loss of shipbuilding would be a bitter blow to the city'
She told the House the senior service is vital to the UK, and calling for ministers not to be 'sea-blind' in the forthcoming Strategic Defence Review. · June 2012 - The government performs another U-turn in the Royal Navy's £6bn aircraft carrier ...

U.S. Companies See Opportunity In China Elder Care Facilities Investments
Li Xianying, left, a 101-year-old Chinese woman, sits in a chair as she poses for a photograph with the wax figure of Britain's Queen Elizabeth during a photo opportunity to celebrate the Double Ninth Festival, or Chongyang Festival, at Madame Tussauds ...

Senior Services offers families peace of mind
The nonprofit agency is the brainchild of Homan, who spent 33 years with Catholic Charities, 25 of them running senior service programs. Her mother always wanted the two of them to have a business together, and while that didn't happen, Homan left ...

Elder-Care Group Improving Odds For Clients To Remain at Home
Elder-Care Group Improving Odds For Clients To Remain at Home. November 6, 2013 12:21 PM. View Comments. (Richard Cirko of VNA describes the new program for area elders. Credit: Michelle Durham). Michelle Durham. Reporting Michelle Durham ...

Elder Care Tip: Ask For A Medical Ethicist
As part of WGBH News' series You're Not Alone: Caring for our Elderly, we asked people to share their one piece of advice for those who are caring for an elderly person. Greater Boston host Emily Rooney, whose father Andy Rooney died a few years ago, ...

Elder Care Tip: Be Aware Of Roadblocks To Access Medicaid
As part of WGBH News' series You're Not Alone: Caring for our Elderly, we asked people to share their one piece of advice for those who are caring for an elderly person. WGBH News senior investigative reporter Phillip Martin shared his experience and ...

Elder Care Tip: Don't Keep Your Distance- Even If They Tell You You Can
As part of WGBH News' series You're Not Alone: Caring for our Elderly, we asked people to share their one piece of advice for those who are caring for an elderly person. Reporter Adam Reilly shares his tip for those who are dealing with an ailing ...

Regina health region studying policies for long-term senior care
REGINA - The Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region is putting one of its long-term senior care plans on hold. The region had intended to implement a policy of sending patients to the first available bed within a 150-kilometre radius. Spokesman Michael ...

Parkland Institute report gives elder care in Alberta a failing grade
EDMONTON - A new report on elder care in Alberta is giving the system a failing grade. The Parkland Institute report gathered data from Statistics Canada and the Alberta Health Facilities Review Committee. Shannon Stunden Bower was one of the lead ...

Always Best Care Senior Services Awards First Senior Care Franchise in Alabama
(PRLEAP.COM) Always Best Care Senior Services, one of the fastest growing senior care franchise systems in the United States, today announced the company has awarded its first franchise in the state of Alabama, and as a result is expanding its coverage ...

Sailors allegedly sexually assaulted on their birthday with objects like carrots
If convicted of an offence they will be subject to criminal sanctions and a dishonourable discharge from the senior service. "Any senior sailor or officer who knew about this and did nothing will also be for the high jump,'' a well-placed source told ...

Elder Care Services upgrading technology
The grant will be used to buy laptops for care coordinators who go out into the field and visit the elderly in their homes, said Tara Culotta, executive director of Elder Care Services. “It's nice to bring a piece of computer equipment to [the senior ...

Future of elder care: more Alzheimer's care
At Allerton House in Hingham, a Memory Care Neighborhood grand opening and ribbon cutting was held Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. Tours were given of the facility that can accommodate 16 residents. The residence has 10 studio apartments and three ...

Future of elder care: more Alzheimer's care
It is the future of much of elder care. A new residential option for people with Alzheimer's disease and related memory loss has opened at Allerton House Assisted Living in Hingham, with the first residents moving to the new 16-bed Memory Care wing ...

Regina health region studying policies for long-term senior care
... region studying policies for long-term senior care. By Staff The Canadian Press. The Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region is putting one of its long-term senior ;. The Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region is putting one of its long-term senior care plans on ...

Senior Services offers families peace of mind
The nonprofit agency is the brainchild of Homan, who spent 33 years with Catholic Charities, 25 of them running senior service programs. Her mother always wanted the two of them to have a business together, and while that didn't happen, Homan left ...

Be a Santa to a Senior campaign kicks off
Members of the local senior service industry attended the kick-off event to celebrate and to bring in their lists of seniors served by their organizations. kAmqJ 3C:?8:?8 :? E96:C =:DED[ E96 @C82?:K2E:@?D H6C6 6?E6C65 :?E@ 2 Sd_ (2=>2CE 8:7E 42C5 ...

MAC's Hunt receives Senior Service Award
The Missouri Community College Association presented Mineral Area College's Patsy Hunt with the Senior Service Award at a ceremony held Oct. 30 in St. Louis. The award was given in recognition of Hunt's 30 years of service to the college. During her ...

Senior Care Brand Always Best Care Selected as One of Best Franchises for ...
Senior Care Brand Always Best Care Selected as One of Best Franchises for ...

Senior care advocate says province ignoring workers
Earlier this year Saskatchewan's health minister asked the CEO's of the 12 regional health authorities (RHA) to tour long-term care facilities as a reaction to some pointed criticism about the level of senior care. Those tours formed the basis of a new ...

Senior care advocate says province ignoring workers
Earlier this year Saskatchewan's health minister asked the CEO's of the 12 regional health authorities (RHA) to tour long-term care facilities as a reaction to some pointed criticism about the level of senior care. Those tours formed the basis of a new ...

Library to host elder care program
Scarborough Public Library will host an elder care program Thursday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m. “Aging in Place: How It Can Benefit You and Your Loved One” will be presented by Lisa Fuller, director of VNA LifeStages. The presentation will address what it ...

Waitaki Girls' High School senior prizes
Sophie Dalgleish-Andrews (board of trustees student representative); Nicole Adams (service canteen); Olivia Hay (service community); Halaevalu Fifita (senior service to school); ASTRA (group effort); Sophie Dalgleish-Andrews (contribution Maori culture ...

Elder Care Tip: Understand Power Of Attorney
As part of WGBH News' series You're Not Alone: Caring for our Elderly, we asked people to share their one piece of advice for those who are caring for an elderly person. WGBH digital producer Annie Shreffler shared her experience with power of attorney ...

Elder Care Tip: Be An Advocate
As part of WGBH News' series You're Not Alone: Caring for our Elderly, we asked people to share their one piece of advice for those who are caring for an elderly person. WGBH producer Elizabeth Ross shared her tip for those who may be caring for loved ...

Leisureworld Senior Care Now Covered by Analysts at BMO Capital Markets (LW)
Leisureworld Senior Care logo Investment analysts at BMO Capital Markets initiated coverage on shares of Leisureworld Senior Care (TSE:LW) in a note issued to investors on Friday, Analyst Ratings Net reports. The firm set an “outperform” rating on the ...

Be Santa to a senior in NKY this season
Home Instead Senior Care, an in-home care agency, is teaming up with non-profit agencies and area retailers to change that with Be a Santa to a Senior. Since 2008, Home Instead in Florence has worked with local nursing and rehabilitation facilities, ...






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