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Top senior volunteers sought by Home Instead
Every day, California senior volunteers generously give their time and service to help others. Now here's your chance to give back by nominating a deserving older adult in your community for his or her outstanding service through the Salute to Senior ...

Senior-care units planned for South Boulder
Senior-care units planned for South Boulder. Print E-Mail Comment. By Joshua Lindenstein January 31, 2014. The rendering shows the MorningStar of Boulder senior-living facility at 4640 Table Mesa Drive at the site of the former Army Reserve Training ...

Senior-care units planned for South Boulder
Senior-care units planned for South Boulder. Print E-Mail Comment. By Joshua Lindenstein January 31, 2014. The rendering shows the MorningStar of Boulder senior-living facility at 4640 Table Mesa Drive at the site of the former Army Reserve Training ...

Nominations sought for outstanding senior volunteer
Home Instead, Inc., will donate $500 to each of the state winners' designated and approved nonprofit organizations, and their personal stories will be shared online on the Salute to Senior Service Wall of Fame. In addition, $5,000 will be donated to ...

Senior volunteer nominations sought
Salute to Senior Service program is seeking nominees of deserving older adults who offer service in their communities. Sponsored by Home Instead Inc., Salute to Senior Service recognizes the contributions of adults age 65 and older who give at least 15 ...

Pew report: US expectations for elder care are at odds with those in similar ...
Pew report: US expectations for elder care are at odds with those in similar ...

The search is on for Ohio's Outstanding Senior Volunteer
Every day, Ohio senior volunteers generously give their time and service to help others. Now here's your chance to give back by nominating a deserving older adult in your community for his or her outstanding service through the Salute to Senior Service ...

The Next Generation of Senior Care Technology
In fact, out of the 1,000 senior care companies that they've worked with, including those in their GENerator accelerator program, Aging 2.0 has picked the top 11 companies to keep an eye on in the field of senior care technology in 2014. Of Aging 2.0's ...

Medford Senior Care Center prepares for February opening
Vehicles were parked outside of Medford Senior Care on Friday as crews worked inside the senior living facility in preparation of next week's scheduled opening. (Ashley Stewart/People's Press). Posted: Monday, February 3, 2014 11:30 am | Updated: 5:24 ...

Salute to Senior Service seeks nominees for volunteer hero awards
Every day, Pennsylvania senior volunteers give their time and service to help others. Now here's your chance to give back by nominating a deserving older adult in your community for his or her outstanding service through the Salute to Senior Service ...

Status Solutions Brings Senior Care Tech to Tablet Kiosk Provider
One senior care tech provider is broadening its scope through a new partnership with a tablet kiosk maker that will allow its technology to be accessed in and throughout senior care communities nationwide. Status Solutions, maker of situational ...

Salute to Senior Service program seeks nominations of senior volunteers
People in the community are invited to nominate senior volunteers to be honored for their service through the Salute to Senior Service program. Sponsored by Home Instead Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network, Salute to Senior ...

Shared medical appointments; elder care
When Hannah Kish, 25, was in high school in a Cleveland suburb nearly a decade ago, she got her annual checkup in a then-unusual way: a group appointment at the Cleveland Clinic. Today, shared medical appointments are common enough that doctors ...

Home Instead Senior Care® Named Top Franchisor of the Year
OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Home Instead Senior Care®, the leading global provider of in-home, nonmedical care services for seniors, was named the Top Franchisor of the Year by Franchise Business Review. This is the fourth consecutive ...

Fair pay for elder care, fair pay for the disabled
Because Baby Boomers are aging, policymakers have emphasized elder care: Minnesota will have more than 971,000 citizens over the age of 65 by 2020 – that's 17 percent of the population, according to state projections. This “silver tsunami” threatens to ...

Briefs: Body Eclectic art exhibition; Apply for Musicale awards; Recognize a ...
Briefs: Body Eclectic art exhibition; Apply for Musicale awards; Recognize a ...

Elder Care of Florida
02/05/14/ - Wednesday's Topical Currents is with Elder Care of Florida founder Jacqueline Harris Chiodo. Over a 30-year career, she's been a senior trust officer for numerous Florida banks. She's founded Elder Care of Florida, which provides “fiduciary ...

Hawaii lawmakers push for elder care and education
HONOLULU (AP) - Community health programs and education for Hawaii's seniors will get more than $7 million if state lawmakers pass a bill they will consider Tuesday afternoon. The bill would fund the state's kupuna, or elder, care program next year and ...

Hawaii lawmakers push for elder care and education
HONOLULU (AP) — Community health programs and education for Hawaii's seniors will get more than $7 million if state lawmakers pass a bill they will consider Tuesday afternoon. The bill would fund the state's kupuna, or elder, care program next year ...

Higher senior-care costs follow retirees south to Jersey Shore counties
With some of the highest senior-citizen populations in New Jersey, counties such as Atlantic, Cape May and Ocean are grappling with funding budgets that are only expected to get larger as the population grows. And with federal and state funds either ...

Mental health, senior care emerge as priorities at summit
Mental health, senior care emerge as priorities at summit. Story · Comments. Print: Create a hardcopy of this page; Font Size: Default font size: Larger font size. Posted: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 2:00 am. Mental health, senior care emerge as ...

Program seeks outstanding senior nominations
SARATOGA SPRINGS -- A program that recognizes senior citizens who volunteer their time is accepting nominees for an outstanding service award. The winners of the statewide and national competition, the “Salute to Senior Service” program, win money for ...

Counties Need Volunteers To Review Senior Care Centers
The Triangle's county citizens advisory committees need more volunteers to review long-term senior care facilities. Regulators who oversee quality at the state's long-term care facilities depend on trained volunteers to visit assisted-living and ...

Hawaii may urge residents to save early for elder care
HONOLULU — Hawaii may be getting ready to spend half a million dollars to remind its aging population: start saving now for long-term care. Lawmakers on Tuesday considered SB2346, a $7.1 million Senate bill for elder care and education. If passed, it ...

Caremerge and Lively announce partnership to improve senior care
Chicago, IL, February 5, 2014 – Caremerge LLC, a revolutionary communication and care coordination platform for senior care providers, announced today a new partnership with Lively, which offers activity-sharing products that help older adults live ...

Home Instead Senior Care to receive Daytona chamber award
DAYTONA BEACH — Home Instead Senior Care will receive the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce's Small Business of the Year Award at Monday night's 94th annual chamber meeting. The local in-home health care business is a franchise of the ...

Nominate outstanding senior volunteer
PORT CLINTON — Every day, senior volunteers generously give their time and service to help others. Now there's a chance to nominate a deserving older adult in your community for his or her outstanding service through the Salute to Senior Service ...

Long-term care, social services for elderly in Hawaii are priorities for lawmakers
HONOLULU — Hawaii may be getting ready to spend half a million dollars to remind its aging population: start saving now for long-term care. Lawmakers on Tuesday considered a $7.1 million Senate bill for elder care and education (SB2346). If passed, it ...

Caremerge and Lively Announce Partnership to Improve Senior Care
6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caremerge LLC, a revolutionary communication and care coordination platform for senior care providers, announced today a new partnership with Lively, which offers activity-sharing products that help older adults live ...

Search is on for Washington's outstanding senior volunteer
Sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care® network, Salute to Senior Service recognizes the invaluable contributions of adults age 65 and older who give at least 15 hours a month of volunteer service to their ...

The Search for Washington's Outstanding Senior Volunteer
Sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., Salute to Senior Service recognizes the invaluable contributions of adults age 65 and older who give at least 15 hours a month of volunteer service to their favorite causes. “Seniors have so much to give and make a ...

Digital health partnership marries clinical and sensor data for more proactive ...
Digital health partnership marries clinical and sensor data for more proactive ...

Nominate a senior volunteer for state recognition
Home Instead, Inc. will donate $500 to each of the state winners' designated and approved nonprofit organizations, and their personal stories will be shared online on the Salute to Senior Service Wall of Fame. In addition, $5,000 will be donated to the ...

Mainstreet plans 24 more Indiana senior care facilities
While its competitors are asking lawmakers to put the brakes on its rapid building, Mainstreet Property Group is instead pressing the accelerator on its plans to erect more high-end nursing homes around Indiana. The Carmel-based developer announced ...

Salute to Senior Service contest
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -- Do you know a senior who goes above and beyond to give back to their community? Home Instead Senior Care is accepting nominations for their Salute to Senior Service contest. Marc Moncrief with Home Instead Senior Care ...

Home News Nominate a senior volunteer for the Salute to...
Home News Nominate a senior volunteer for the Salute to...

Kendra Koser, Community Liaison, Home Instead Senior Care, Hampden Twp.
A: Home Instead Senior Care is a non-medical agency that provides in-home care to seniors. The goal is to keep the seniors as independent as possible so they can remain in their home. Our caregivers provide such services as companionship, meal ...

Home Instead Senior Care sponsors Salute to Senior Service
ROCKFORD — Home Instead is asking communities to nominate and vote for the Salute to Senior Service award. Nominations should be adults age 65 and older who volunteer a minimum of 15 hours a month at their favorite cause. Nominations and voting ...

Home Instead Senior Care sponsors Salute to Senior Service
ROCKFORD — Home Instead is asking communities to nominate and vote for the Salute to Senior Service award. Nominations should be adults age 65 and older who volunteer a minimum of 15 hours a month at their favorite cause. Nominations and voting ...

Elder care leave, higher subsidies among PAP Women's Wing recommendations
SINGAPORE: Elder care leave and respite care for caregivers, a higher subsidy for health screenings, and free assistive equipment for needy seniors -- these are some of the health-care recommendations the PAP Women's Wing is making to the government ...

S'pore still lags behind in gender diversity among board directors: Grace Fu
As you know, our elderly and seniors have to go for check-ups and their rehabilitation programmes at least a few times a year, so I think a week (of elder care leave) would be a good start-off number," said Associate Professor Fatimah Lateef, who is a ...

Nominations sought for active senior volunteers
Nominations are being accepted of older adults for his or her outstanding service through the Salute to Senior Service program. Sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network, Salute to Senior Service recognizes ...

Nominate outstanding senior volunteer
Every day, Wyoming senior volunteers generously give their time and service to help others. Now here's your chance to give back by nominating a deserving older adult in your community for his or her outstanding service through the Salute to Senior ...

Salute to Senior Service accepting nominations
Tyson Murphy, with Home Instead Senior Care, joined KXAN News Today Sunday to explain how you can nominate someone for the Salute to Senior Service award. Sponsored by Home Instead, the program recognizes the contributions of adults age 65 and ...

Home Instead Senior Care seeks nominations for senior volunteer award
Home Instead Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network, currently is seeking nominations for its “Salute to Senior Service” volunteer award. The award recognizes the invaluable contributions of adults ages 65 years old and older who ...

How Person-Centered Care is Changing the Senior Care Industry
Jackie Pinkowitz, M.Ed., and Chair of the CCAL, discussed her experience with person-centered care with us, and writes about how it is changing the senior care industry. How Person-Centered Care is Changing The Senior Care Industry ...

Senior Care Tech in 2014: The Year of the EHR
The comfort levels of those using the technology, as well as evidence of value, stand to be several challenges hindering widespread adoption of not only EHRs and EMRs, but senior care technology in general. “An older workforce generation is becoming ...

Nominations sought to honor senior volunteers
Syracuse, NY - Home Instead Inc., the franchisor of Home Instead Senior Care, is asking the community to nominate senior citizen volunteers for recognition. The Salute to Senior Service program is to recognize the contributions of people aged 65 and ...

Alzheimer's, senior hunger and elder care focus of panel discussion
A variety of issues that specifically affect the elderly population in the state of Arkansas was the topic of discussion at Monday's (Feb. 10) League of Women Voters meeting in Fort Smith. Panelists addressed how league members and residents could ...

No sanctions for arrangement between senior care communities and placement ...
No sanctions for arrangement between senior care communities and placement ...


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