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Virtual approach: Therapy goes high tech for elder care
Jeff Keys demonstrates computer touch screen game used to improve flexibility and cognitive function at Bayou Vista Community Care Center in Bunkie with assistance from therapist Amber LaPrairie. / Melanie Torbett/For The Town Talk ...

Better with Age
Research shows that residents are able to reach a pull cord or press a pendent only 1 in 5 times when an emergency occurs, according to Sheri Peifer, chief strategy officer at Eskaton, a nonprofit senior service organization. This means most people ...

The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund Presents Its Ninth Annual Dinner ...
The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund Presents Its Ninth Annual Dinner ...

My Estate Broker Now Offers Senior Care Services Nationwide
My Estate Broker is an innovative brokerage firm that connects clientele to business professionals in the areas of senior care, real estate, estate sales, and moving services. By having all of these service options in one place, My Estate Broker is the ...

Avoyelles Parish facility using high-tech therapy for elder care
Jeff Keys demonstrates computer touch screen game used to improve flexibility and cognitive function at Bayou Vista Community Care Center in Bunkie with assistance from therapist Amber LaPrairie. / Melanie Torbett/For The Town Talk ...

Mayor Hosts Recognition Breakfast to Honor Volunteer Services
... services to children, non profit organizations and those who are less fortunate. Their service alone saved the community thousands of dollars. For more information on senior service groups, you can visit www.ccparkandrec.com and click "Senior ...

Keizer teens plan tourney to benefit cancer research
Alee Banuelos combined two of her passions when coming up with her senior service project at Blanchet Catholic School: softball and fighting cancer. Banuelos and companion Lauren Kessel, who joined her on the project, hail from Keizer, but the they're ...

Senior's rape throws light on problems in assisted-living homes
The lack of sanctions is emblematic of assisted-living homes, a sector of senior care that has escaped much of the regulatory scrutiny directed toward traditional nursing homes. Assisted living, also known as “independent living,” operates in a ...

Stanley Healthcare Begins Widespread Launch of New Senior Care Products
Stanley Healthcare has launched a widespread rollout of two senior living solutions to its 11,000-strong network of long-term care clients. The national product release is part of the senior care tech giant's integration and distribution agreement with ...

Vet board narrows executive director search
One of the 11 candidates, Windell “Frank” Morrow, who is the senior service officer at the Clermont County VSC, said he knows the staff in Butler County and McPherson through training and other events. “I was in a unique position. I also had an ...

Providence Park senior care centers to join new long-term care network
Providence Health Center's three senior care facilities will join a new network of long-term care providers operated by the hospital's parent company, making the network one of the nation's largest. The hospital on Tuesday announced that the three ...

Red Cross plea for volunteers
Lynne McLean, senior service manager for health and social care in Lincolnshire said: “Our volunteers give people that extra bit of support to get people back on their feet. Sometimes the support we offer is practical, like help with shopping or ...

Residents Fight To Keep Elder Care In Gouverneur
Residents Fight To Keep Elder Care In Gouverneur. Tools. 0 Comments; Email this article. Tweet · Digg · Print this article. Story Published: Apr 2, 2014 at 6:21 AM EDT. Story Updated: Apr 2, 2014 at 6:22 AM EDT. Even though Kinney Nursing Home in ...

Home Instead Senior Care to hire 200 Caregivers
ADAMS COUNTY >> Home Instead Senior Care offices serving Cumberland, Perry, Franklin and Adams counties recently announced they expect to add 200 CAREGivers to its existing staff in 2014. "We're looking for compassionate and caring individuals ...

Help make a difference as a volunteer with the Red Cross in Grantham
Volunteers help with practical tasks like preparing meals, light paperwork or shopping as well as offering companionship, helping to build confidence and independence. Lynne McLean, senior service manager for health and social care in Lincolnshire said ...

Caremerge announces new partnership with Care Technology Systems to help ...
Caremerge announces new partnership with Care Technology Systems to help ...

Caremerge Announces New Partnership With Care Technology Systems To ...
Caremerge Announces New Partnership With Care Technology Systems To ...

Israeli Air Force adapts tactics to deal with increased UAV threat
The Israeli Air Force (IAF) is having to adapt its aerial intercept tactics to contend with a marked rise in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) incursions over recent years, a senior service official told IHS Jane's on 2 April. A screenshot taken from an ...

Trauma of AIDS epidemic impacts aging survivors
The report also reiterated calls for "stronger HIV/AIDS cultural competency among mainstream senior service providers." The irony of being able to live with HIV and live longer, pointed out Strub, is that it allows people time to grieve and recall ...

Betrayed military spouses often keep quiet for fear of losing benefits
In the last five years, 116 senior service members who have otherwise earned full military pensions with more than 20 years of service have been ejected from the military after a court-martial. For families suddenly stripped of health and dental care ...

Donations to help provide meals, transportation to Gwinnett seniors
A second $25,000 donation will go to providing eligible seniors with medical transportation services, as well as rides to and from Gwinnett's senior service centers. “Friends is dedicated to meeting needs for Gwinnett seniors and appreciates the ...

Free device extinguishes fear of kitchen fires, NCFD launches Senior Care ...
Free device extinguishes fear of kitchen fires, NCFD launches Senior Care ...

The 77 Percent Lie -- and Why Obama Keeps Telling It
A greater percentage of women than men tend to leave the labor force for childbirth, childcare and elder care. Some of the wage gap is explained by the percentage of women who were not in the labor force during previous years, the age of women, and the ...

ACH Senior Care Unit a 'best kept secret'
Alliance Community Hospital's Senior Care Unit continues to adapt to the needs of the community, but one thing hasn't changed -- its existence and purpose is still unknown to many. "Local people within our community will say to us, 'You're the best ...

£11.5m Navy Attractions Open In Portsmouth And Gosport
The HMS Hear My Story exhibition tells the stories of 1,000 men and women who have served in the Senior Service in the past century. Visitors entering the £4.5 million permanent exhibition, which is located just a few yards from HMS Victory and the ...

Caremerge Announces New Partnership With Care Technology Systems To ...
Caremerge Announces New Partnership With Care Technology Systems To ...

Pipeline adds prize worth over $50000 to 2014 Innovation Awards
The awards are judged by senior service provider executives and key industry analysts. "Winning a COMET innovation award provided us external and objective target-market validation at an important time in our growth," says Benedict Enweani, CEO and ...

Royal Navy's HMS Charger to call at Kirkcudbright
Although not open to the public during the visit to the Solway port, locals will be able to spot HMS Charger in harbour and the crew always welcomes the chance to chat to people about their experiences in the Senior Service and the role of the modern ...

Betrayed Spouses Silent, Fearing Benefits Loss
In the last five years, 116 senior service members who have otherwise earned full military pensions with more than 20 years of service have been ejected from the military after a court-martial. For families suddenly stripped of health and dental care ...

County by county news for Friday
The remaining $25,000 will be used to provide eligible seniors with medical transportation services as well as transportation to and from Gwinnett's senior service centers. Information: www.gwinnettseniorservices.com. Karen Huppertz for the AJC ...

Constance Mae Teator
As she entered her sixties, Mrs. Teator was a senior companion with the Greene County Senior Service Program, taking care of elderly people for 15 years. She attended meetings of the Greenville historical group. She joined her son, Donald Teator, the ...

Shrink bus size Smaller bus call in Noosa
TRANSLINK has been urged by Councillor Frank Pardon to consider a reintroduction of the smaller buses which once serviced Noosa local routes. Cr Pardon used a briefing by Translink senior service planner Andrew McGill to council on Monday to make a ...

Elderly care facility for Jehovah's Witnesses under construction
Bulldozers and backhoes are busy at work in Salisbury Township, clearing trees and brush to make way for a retirement complex for aging Jehovah's Witnesses. The $6.5 million Legacy Place Cottages — to be at 2051 Bevin Drive, near the southern entrance ...

Home Instead win award for Best PR Campaign
Home Instead Senior Care are delighted to have won Best PR Campaign for their Family Dementia Workshops in the much coveted Franchise Marketing Awards. Home Instead Senior Care. The award is judged by an independent panel of experts who ...

133-metre warship calls at Port of Dover
The ship's crew will be on hand to chat to people about the ship and their experiences in the Senior Service and explain about the modern Royal Navy and the work carried out at home and further afield. A number of pre-arranged tours will take place for ...

Home Instead Senior Care Sponsors Barnsley Disability Games
The annual Barnsley Rockley Rotary Club district Disability Games was held on Sunday 30th March, with Home Instead Senior Care Barnsley attending as one of the sponsors for the event. The games are very popular within the local community and people ...

Senior care company seeks to hire 50 new employees this year
LAS CRUCES >> The Home Instead Senior Care office serving Las Cruces announced that it expects to add 50 new caregivers this year to its existing staff. "We're looking for compassionate and caring individuals who enjoy helping others," said Jan Wimsatt ...

Peabody Properties, Inc. receives recognition from National Affordable Housing ...
Peabody Properties, Inc. receives recognition from National Affordable Housing ...

Youth volunteer for elder care
Photos provided: Port St. Lucie Council Woman Shannon Martin (second from left) proclaims April 5 as Elder Care Day with Charlie Cuomo, Stephanie Morgan and Michael Sancho from Boys & Girls Clubs of SLC accepting the proclamation. Photo provided: ...

Elder Law Attorney Anthony J. Enea Elected President of the Westchester ...
Elder Law Attorney Anthony J. Enea Elected President of the Westchester ...

Home Instead Senior Care in Washington to hold memorial service, May 9
Home Instead Senior Care would like to invite the community to its sixth annual, Memorial service to honor loved ones, who passed in 2013. This tribute will be held on Friday, May 9, at 5 p.m., at the Home Instead Senior Care office, 127 Belvidere Ave ...

Take the next step on Ecumen's dementia-care model
In March, “Awakenings” received an excellence in dementia care award from a national association of senior service nonprofits. The challenge now is to export the program's patient-centered approach elsewhere, not just to nursing homes but to assisted ...

State bills call for tougher regulation of residential elder care facilities
Democratic lawmakers in California are proposing reform bills to strengthen oversight of residential elder care facilities, an issue brought into sharper focus in Modesto last year. The state bills are going to policy hearings in the Assembly and ...

Home Instead Senior Care Partners with Institute for Professional Care Education
This additional training will help to strengthen CAREGivers by providing them an opportunity to enhance their skills, which ultimately benefits the Home Instead Senior Care® network's clients. “IPCed's passion comes through clearly both in its approach ...

Home Instead Senior Care Partners with Institute for Professional Care Education
This additional training will help to strengthen CAREGivers by providing them an opportunity to enhance their skills, which ultimately benefits the Home Instead Senior Care® network's clients. “IPCed's passion comes through clearly both in its approach ...

Huntsville volunteer to be recognized
The Salute to Senior Service program, sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care, celebrates contributions from senior volunteers in local communities across the nation. Brumley is being recognized for her work at the Greater Huntsville Humane Society, ...

Trauma of AIDS Epidemic Impacts Aging Survivors
The report also reiterated calls for "stronger HIV/AIDS cultural competency among mainstream senior service providers." The irony of being able to live with HIV and live longer, pointed out Strub, is that it allows people time to grieve and recall ...

82-year-old Terry giving up smoking after 69 years - and 250000 cigarettes
“I used to smoke full-strength, untipped cigarettes, like Senior Service and Players,” said Terry, a retired waste management consultant. “Some might find it odd but I never regarded myself as being addicted to smoking. If I felt unwell or I lost my ...

Posted: Sunday, April 6, 2014 6:00 am
On Senior Service Day, March 28, the seniors spent the day with the individual student or class that "bought them." Seniors were obligated to do the things that the students told them to do such as singing silly songs, dressing up, going to a ...

Former Yahoo employee alleges he was harassed, threatened and lost job ...
Former Yahoo employee alleges he was harassed, threatened and lost job ...


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