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Always Best Care® Expands with 3rd Senior Care Franchise in Georgia
(PRLEAP.COM) Roseville, CA - Always Best Care® Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, today announced the company has awarded its 3rd franchise in Georgia and as a result now provides services within ...

Senior Care Sees Boost in Funding
This week Governor Snyder made a move to help Michigan Seniors; $20 million from the state's budget will go towards senior care. Five million of that is slated for services like meals on wheels programs across the state. Douglas Durand,Executivee ...

Free checklist can help improve home safety for senior citizens
A senior citizen stands on a stool to safely reach an item in a kitchen cabinet. Home Instead Senior Care offers a free safety checklist for seniors and their families, with tips to eliminate common hazards in the home. / Photo courtesy of Home Instead ...

Cross Insurance looks south to broaden services to hospitals, elder care ...
Cross Insurance looks south to broaden services to hospitals, elder care ...

Cross Insurance looks south to broaden services to hospitals, elder care ...
Cross Insurance looks south to broaden services to hospitals, elder care ...

Cross Insurance looks south to broaden services to hospitals, elder care ...
Cross Insurance looks south to broaden services to hospitals, elder care ...

Senior millage renewal is right investment in our community
While the majority of the projected annual $4,357,684 raised by this millage renewal goes to fund the CoA, it also funds several other senior service organizations. Since the millage inception in 1979, we have always been strong supporters of this ...

Cliff Schrader: Senior millage renewal is right investment in our community
While the majority of the projected annual $4,357,684 raised by this millage renewal goes to fund the CoA, it also funds several other senior service organizations. Since the millage inception in 1979, we have always been strong supporters of this ...

Cliff Schrader: Senior millage renewal is right investment in our community
While the majority of the projected annual $4,357,684 raised by this millage renewal goes to fund the CoA, it also funds several other senior service organizations. Since the millage inception in 1979, we have always been strong supporters of this ...

Georgetown retiree wins state senior service award
Homer “Hank” Winter spends six days a week working and building things at SC-CARES in Georgetown. He is the 2014 recipient of the Home Instead Senior Care Network's Salute to Senior Service Award. COURTESY PHOTO ...

Senior notes: Windham Terrace to give Senior Service Award
Because of Newcomb's commitment to giving back to the community through her volunteerism and positive attitude, Windham Terrace says it will present her with this year's Senior Service Award during a ceremony Tuesday afternoon. Fight 2 Finish Cancer ...

Senior notes: Windham Terrace to give Senior Service Award
WINDHAM — It's no surprise 66-year-old Judy Newcomb is an active volunteer in Windham, in particular with Fight 2 Finish Cancer. As a cancer survivor, she believes it's important to show her gratitude for good health and support from her friends and ...

Senior notes: Windham Terrace to give Senior Service Award
WINDHAM — It's no surprise 66-year-old Judy Newcomb is an active volunteer in Windham, in particular with Fight 2 Finish Cancer. As a cancer survivor, she believes it's important to show her gratitude for good health and support from her friends and ...

The Future of Elder Care? Shifting Care to the Home and Community
As previously discussed, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has addressed many aspects of the health care sector, including nursing homes and long-term care facilities. The Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare” as it has been colloquially ...

Hearing called for on sudden closure of elder care facility
It's been several weeks since we reported on the pending closure of San Francisco's University Mound Ladies Home, a nonprofit elder care facility that has been in operation for 130 years, serving seniors of modest means. In May, residents – mostly in ...

AARP gives Pennsylvania low grade for senior care
Pennsylvania isn't making the grade when it comes to services for seniors, according to senior advocacy group AARP. AARP ranks Pennsylvania near the bottom when it comes to affordability, access to long term care, quality of life care and family care ...

Letter writers share views on Veterans Affairs, senior care, Mitt Romney
First of all, I am a veteran who has nothing but praise for my treatment at the Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the people of this facility. It is a disgrace that the veterans who fight for and protect these people, who have created ...

Medford case puts elder care into the spotlight
With the region's population rapidly aging -- and with so many young adults opting to live elsewhere, more and more families will be making decisions about elder care. And make no mistake: Elder care is a lucrative business that's rapidly growing to ...

What's Happening for July (UPDATED July 8)
Discuss the availability of federal money to support local national service resources including AmeriCorps State, Volunteers in Service to America, National Civilian Community Corps and Senior Service Corps programs. Hosted by the Jackson County Civic ...

Silver Star Senior Care opens at Panther Valley Mall
Silver Star Senior Care owner Karla Aber celebrates the grand opening of her Panther Valley Mall based business with employees, Cindy Morin, Camille Putignano, and Andrea Morgan, Allamuchy Township Mayor Betty Schultheis, and Bob Eberle, owner of ...

About Penrose Senior Care Auditors
Headquartered in Dallas, TX, Penrose Senior Care Auditors checks on seniors in private homes and senior care communities to make sure they are okay and reports back to its clients, generally the adult children. Trained and insured employees complete ...

New $26 million fund plans to invest in senior-care segment
Healthcare investment bank Ziegler is teaming up with investment firm Linkage Ventures to launch a $26 million fund to invest in companies that provide healthcare services, technology and other related products and services to aging and senior ...

New $26 million fund plans to invest in senior-care segment
Healthcare investment bank Ziegler is teaming up with investment firm Linkage Ventures to launch a $26 million fund to invest in companies that provide healthcare services, technology and other related products and services to aging and senior ...

How Retaining Older Workers Can Help your Business
To attract older workers, get your company involved with programs and networking groups designed for them. Employment offices, labor departments, senior service organizations and groups such as 40Plus can all link your company to older workers seeking ...

Ziegler and LinkAge Partner on Venture Fund with $26 Million Committed
Similarly, Georgia Tech University , InnovateLTC and Institute for the Ages embarked on a three-way partnership to pool their resources together to accelerate innovations for the senior care space. By joining forces, the organizations not only plan to ...

Theft-from-elderly case involves at least 10 more victims, state says
Van Holt, 57, of Linwood ran an in-home senior service called A Better Choice. The women were arrested in March, charged with stealing more than $2.4 million from 10 victims, nine of them now deceased. But in court Tuesday, Deputy Attorney General ...

SF senior care home to be sold to private school
The University Mound Ladies Home, one of San Francisco's oldest elderly care facilities, will be sold at the end of the month to a private school unless supporters can figure out a way to keep the money-losing facility open. On June 30 the home's board ...

Senior care important for community
Many may cherish memories of going to grandmother's house in their youth, but too often grandmothers and other seniors are neglected in daily life. That's why it's encouraging to see programs like Meals on Wheels or local legislation to more closely ...

Penrose Senior Care Auditors, The Caregiver Partnership join forces to improve ...
Penrose Senior Care Auditors, The Caregiver Partnership join forces to improve ...

Gosport sailor keeps up family tradition with training
John Snr added: 'I hope my granddaughter will enjoy the friendships and traditions of the Senior Service as much as I still continue to do through the associations I belong to.' Eleanor will now transfer to HMS Sultan in Gosport for training to become ...

9 Strategies to Stop Fighting With Your Siblings Over Senior Care
Francine Russo had never been close to her sister. Yet when their parents became ill, they needed to become caregivers together. Instead, they burrowed into their old roles in their family. Sound familiar? Read on for ways to avoid sibling rivalry over ...

ANGLING: Brian's Senior service
This Is Wiltshire: ANGLING: Brian's Senior service ANGLING: Brian's Senior service. BRIAN Ellis from Melksham won the Trowbridge Seniors Open match at Commoners Lake last Tuesday with 19 lb of skimmers. Trowbridge's Roger Green, with 9 lb of ...

ANGLING: Brian's Senior service
This Is Wiltshire: ANGLING: Brian's Senior service ANGLING: Brian's Senior service. BRIAN Ellis from Melksham won the Trowbridge Seniors Open match at Commoners Lake last Tuesday with 19 lb of skimmers. Trowbridge's Roger Green, with 9 lb of ...

ANGLING: Brian's Senior service
This Is Wiltshire: ANGLING: Brian's Senior service ANGLING: Brian's Senior service. BRIAN Ellis from Melksham won the Trowbridge Seniors Open match at Commoners Lake last Tuesday with 19 lb of skimmers. Trowbridge's Roger Green, with 9 lb of ...

Scarborough Terrace awards long-serving volunteer
Because of Hanson's commitment to giving back to the community through his volunteerism, Scarborough Terrace Assisted Living recently presented him with this year's Senior Service Award. Scarborough Community Services and Hanson are each being ...

Greene County Department of Human Services features local farm, home-grown ...
Greene County Department of Human Services features local farm, home-grown ...

Brightwater Senior Living of Victoria soon to offer 98 apartments for senior care
Brightwater Senior Living of Victoria soon to offer 98 apartments for senior care. Photo by FRANK [email protected] •; Buy This Photo. Robert Malaer, executive director with Brightwater Senior Living, talks about the new senior living facility ...

New senior care facility proposed in North Liberty
After opening for business in 1988, the Colony Country RV Park closed its grounds to campers on June 1, making way for a new senior care facility to fill the eight acres. “We want to maximize on the site and keep the beauty that exists,” said Julie ...

Elder care facility under pressure not to move forward with evictions
A group of senior citizens, mostly in their 80s and 90s, faces eviction from the University Mound Ladies Home, a San Francisco elder care facility serving residents of modest means that has been in operation for 130 years. The University Mound board of ...

Senior care agency offers free safety checks
Northwest Senior Care is offering free home safety checks to King County seniors this month in recognition of National Safety Month. The safety checks, by local senior care experts, are available through the end of July. The leading cause of injury to ...

Legend acquires first Colorado senior care residence
Legend Senior Living said Friday it has completed its acquisition of a Colorado senior care facility. The Wichita-based company said in a news release that MeadowView of Greeley Assisted Living and Memory Care comprises 51 assisted-living and 20 ...

76-Year-Old Murray Resident Honored For Volunteer Service
The 76-year-old Murray resident was recently honored as the Utah winner for the Salute to Senior Service award, presented by the Home Instead Senior Care network. As one of 50 winners nationwide, Wright received $500 to be donated to the charity of her ...

Elder Care services gives a big thank you to those who supported our fan ...
Elder Care services gives a big thank you to those who supported our fan ...

Senior care agency offers free home safety checks
Northwest Senior Care is offering free home safety checks to King County seniors this month in recognition of National Safety Month. The safety checks, by local senior care experts, are available through the end of July. The leading cause of injury to ...

Senior service continues for Colin Montgomerie as he wins his second major of ...
Senior service continues for Colin Montgomerie as he wins his second major of ...

Securing Proper Elder Care for Those with Mental Illnesses
In taking up residence at a nursing home or long-term care facility, a resident may be there for any of a variety of reasons, and possibly multiple reasons. Sometimes they are physical, as in the person is disabled from an injury or possibly a stroke ...

NPR Spotlights Senior Care Tech Innovation
A recent report from NPR dipped into the realm of senior care and the bustling technologies that hope to cash in on an industry valued at $2 billion. At the center of the NPR spotlight is Aging2.0, a San Francisco-based startup company that seeks to ...

Longtime director of Senior Center of West Seattle out; board president ...
Longtime director of Senior Center of West Seattle out; board president ...

Elder Care Helper Publishes The Elder Care Helper Guide: Making Sense of ...
Elder Care Helper Publishes The Elder Care Helper Guide: Making Sense of ...

With Elder Care Planning, Start Early To Avoid Conflicts And Crises
My guests are journalist Fernando Espuelas, NPR business editor Marilyn Geewax and elder law attorney Howie Krooks. And Howie, I'll come back to you. You're joining us from Colorado. You know, my sister happens to be an elder care attorney in Colorado ...






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