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Caregiver granted diversion in elder care case
A caregiver who had no prior criminal record who was indicted by the Cumberland County Grand Jury on charges relating to the level of care given to elderly patients has pleaded guilty and received judicial diversion. Racheal Alexandra Looney, 36, whose ...

Was Panama Canal the reason Canada stalled in declaring war on Germany?
While his naval commanding officer was a bit upset that he wanted to switch from Canada's "senior service" to the RCAF, he eventually granted the discharge, McIntosh said, stamping his papers with the words, "Permission granted." That became the title ...

The Elder Care Market: Products and Services
The aim of this report is to provide an in-depth analysis and forecast of the pharmaceutical, housing and assistive device segments of the U.S. eldercare market. The report will focus on the size of the U.S. market, with comparisons to other markets in ...

The Elder Care Market: Products and Services
The aim of this report is to provide an in-depth analysis and forecast of the pharmaceutical, housing and assistive device segments of the U.S. eldercare market. The report will focus on the size of the U.S. market, with comparisons to other markets in ...

Home Assist Senior Care provides non-medical help
Home Assist Senior Care is one such non-medical agency. The types of services caretakers provide include: Housekeeping, meal-planning, managing mail, medication reminders, running errands and companionship. “We are in the process of becoming a ...

"Remember Those Who Keep Us Safe" Program Honors Emergency Service ...
"Remember Those Who Keep Us Safe" Program Honors Emergency Service ...

"Remember Those Who Keep Us Safe" Program Honors Emergency Service ...
"Remember Those Who Keep Us Safe" Program Honors Emergency Service ...

Valley Voice: Regulations hurt elder care at life's end
I consider myself an avid reader of the news. I read the Wall Street Journal cover to cover on my Kindle, this paper, and Internet news websites. Every day I read about the choke hold the state and federal government has on every aspect of our lives ...

Plan out care for aging parents before it's really needed
The Naperville Home Instead Senior Care office is sponsoring the “The 40-70 Rule†program to provide free family resources, including videos, conversation starters and tips, and an Action Plan for Successful Aging to ease the conversation between ...

Indianapolis Senior Care Company Receives 2014 Best of Home Care ...
Indianapolis Senior Care Company Receives 2014 Best of Home Care ...

Home Care Assistance of Anne Arundel County, Maryland Receives Home Care ...
Home Care Assistance of Anne Arundel County, Maryland Receives Home Care ...

Memory Boxes: Home Instead Senior Care's Newest way to Combat Alzheimer's ...
Memory Boxes: Home Instead Senior Care's Newest way to Combat Alzheimer's ...

Home Instead Senior Care Creating Memory Boxes
Home Instead Senior Care has created a new way to attempt to combat memory loss as a result of Alzheimer's Disease. Home Instead recommends using what they call a memory box to trigger past memories. This allows people suffering from Alzheimer's to ...

Quake displaced 36 seniors at care facility
Upon seeing the earthquake damage at Napa's Nazareth Rose Garden, an assisted living facility, Marisol Goco said her first words were “Oh my god.” Goco, the executive director of the senior care home on Saratoga Drive, lives in Fairfield. Heading ...

Alberta senior care home company lays off 157 support staff
EDMONTON – A company that operates five long-term care homes for seniors in Edmonton is laying off nearly 160 support staff. The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees says Shepherd's Care Foundation issued layoff notices Thursday to 157 staff and ...

Meals on Wheels adds “Animeals” to help San Antonio senior pet owners
In addition to her daily Meals on Wheels visits, senior pet owner Terry Winston also will receive a monthly delivery of cat food for her feline, Kiki, thanks to Christian Senior Service's new “Animeals” program. This week, Christian Senior Services ...

HBO says 'Good Job' to firefighters in Boonton home
The Firemen's Home was established in 1898 to care for the aged, indigent and disabled firefighters of New Jersey and is now licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Service to operate as a long-term care facility and residential ...

Plan out care for aging parents before it's needed
The Naperville Home Instead Senior Care office is sponsoring the “The 40-70 Rule†program to provide free family resources, including videos, conversation starters and tips, and an Action Plan for Successful Aging to ease the conversation between ...

Edison Nation Medical Launches Open Innovation Search to Uncover Innovative ...
Edison Nation Medical Launches Open Innovation Search to Uncover Innovative ...

Happy 80th Birthday!: Clayton L. Palmer
He then became employed for Diebold as a Senior Service Tech Specialist retiring in 1994. Since retiring, Clay and Janet have become Snow Birds and always go south for the winter to Yuma, Arizona. Since doing this they've made many new and special ...

NDP would boost funds for senior care
ROBERTVILLE, N.B. – The New Brunswick NDP is promising to help seniors stay in their homes longer. NDP Leader Dominic Cardy says his party would provide $4.7 million per year for a senior citizen assistance program that would provide funding for ...

Supervisors to consider applications to state for invasive mussels prevention ...
Supervisors to consider applications to state for invasive mussels prevention ...

DoD targets service contracts, small procurements to boost competition rate
"It sets up a structure of experts within functional domains of service contracting, it sets up a structure for senior service managers in all of the military departments and agencies, and it's designed to start to take a really hard look at where we ...

First Nations elder care in the hands of family members
First Nations communities in Nova Scotia are working hard to keep their aging family members out of nursing homes and connected to their culture. According to the Department of Health and Wellness, as of Aug. 22 there were 7,821 people in long term ...

Community Action Agency receives grant for older workers
SIOUX CITY | The Community Action Agency of Siouxland has received a grant of $311,340 from Senior Service America, Inc. The funds will pay wages and benefits to at least 53 low-income older adults living in Buena Vista, Cherokee, Ida, Lyon, Plymouth, ...

Gazette exclusive: Military academies, including AFA, face criticism for using ...
Gazette exclusive: Military academies, including AFA, face criticism for using ...

Martha's Vineyard has been dry, but there is no drought
“Based on the U.S. Drought Monitor, a national guidance product issued in conjunction with many state, local and national agencies, Martha's Vineyard is currently under Abnormally Dry conditions,” Nicole M. Belk, a Senior Service Hydrologist at the ...

Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid
MARKHAM, ONTARIO, Sep 08, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation (LW) ("Leisureworld" or the "Company") today announced that the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") has approved the Company's notice of intention ...

2014 Ms. Vandever ready for more pageants
Bettie Sue Gaines graduated from Sand Springs High School. She attended Draughons Business School and worked for PennWell Publishing company for 35 years. She works part time at the Life Senior Service Adult Day Center right next to Vandever house ...

Your Wallet: The cost of elder care
Your Wallet: The cost of elder care. Don Ipock/Liaison. An elderly resident using a walker passes a golden retriever in the New Mark Care Center in Kansas City, Mo. by Marketplace Weekend Staff. Monday, September 8, 2014 - 16:14. Story. The cost of ...

Editorial: The State of Home Care Marketing Online
... in your mind of the 40-60 year old female who is overwhelmed, maybe a bit sad to see her parents declining with age, and completely baffled about how families afford home care services or any senior service for that matter……she doesn't know the ...

Newly Opened Springs at Monarch Landing a Revolution in Senior Care
The Springs at Monarch Landing offers assisted living memory support and will soon offer rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, thus providing complete continuing care for seniors. Monarch Landing is owned by Senior Care Development and managed ...

Military Academies Use Prep Schools for Athletics
"Senior service academy officials told us that their expectations of the preparatory schools to provide students in these three groups are consistent with DOD guidance, and that they also rely on the preparatory schools to meet their needs for a fourth ...

Why Leeza Gibbons Just Bought a Senior Care Franchise
Leeza Gibbons made her name as a talk show host, but today, she has a new career: she is opening a senior-care franchise. Gibbons is currently in the process of preparing to open her first Senior Helpers franchise. While she can't yet reveal the exact ...

Naperville seeks volunteers for Senior Task Force
The City of Naperville is currently accepting applications from the public for volunteers to serve on the City's newly created Senior Task Force. This group will promote coordination among existing senior service providers in the Naperville area ...

Unopposed Claims Can Signal Abandonment, 2nd Circ. Finds
Law360, New York (September 09, 2014, 3:35 PM ET) -- The Second Circuit on Tuesday ruled that a lower court properly granted summary judgment to FedEx Corp. in a discrimination and retaliation suit brought by a former employee who had opposed the ...

Unopposed Motions Can Signal Abandonment, 2nd Circ. Finds
Law360, New York (September 09, 2014, 3:35 PM ET) -- The Second Circuit on Tuesday ruled that a lower court properly granted summary judgment to FedEx Corp. in a discrimination and retaliation suit brought by a former employee who had opposed the ...

City Now Accepting Applications for Senior Task Force Volunteers
The City of Naperville is currently accepting applications from the public for volunteers to serve on the City's newly created Senior Task Force. This group will promote coordination among existing senior service providers in the Naperville area ...

New Samsung Rollout is Smartphone-Meets-Senior Care
Though the Touch3 is the latest product from GreatCall to build upon the company's suite of senior care solutions, it's not the only device in the market that aims to simplify smartphone technology for non-tech savvy users—especially in the realm of ...

Senior service group aims to make peers safer
The ElderAct Club of Marblehead and Swampscott, a newly formed senior volunteer group, will be funding the installation of 40 lock boxes through a grant from the Rotary Club of Marblehead Harbor and its parent organization, Rotary District 7930. The ...

Trilogy plans more duplexes at senior facility
A health care company building a multipurpose senior care complex at Westport and La Grange roads is planning to add more independent-living duplexes, after increasing the proposed number. Trilogy Health Services, which is building the complex at ...

Youngren couple sweep 9/11 commemorative run
The deputy product manager for Air Warrior is attending school for a year as a senior service college fellow at the Defense Acquisition University. “It was at the end of a fairly high mileage, high quality week,” Vinson said of the race. “So after a ...

Atheist airman must swear 'so help me God' or get out in November
Airmen take the Oath of Enlistment during a reenlistment ceremony in December 2013, shortly after the Air Force deleted a clause allowing airmen to omit 'so help me God,' from the oath. An airman at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, was denied ...

Castle Peak Senior Care reaches $4.4 million donation threshold
“The Eagle Valley community did a stellar job in securing the funding for the Castle Peak Senior Care Community.” Members of the campaign committee were Doris Dewton, Peter Feistmann, Kaye Ferry, Louise Funk, Dan Godec, Paul Gotthelf, Topper ...

Long Grove gives green light to senior facility on wooded property
After a lengthy discussion Tuesday, the Village Board began the process of creating a special-use permit for Long Grove Senior Care, a 100-unit facility that will mow down much of a tree-filled lot on the south side of Illinois Route 53 between Old ...

Volunteers sought for new Senior Task Force in Naperville
The group will promote coordination among existing senior service providers in the Naperville area, work to improve awareness among seniors of available resources to assist them and develop recommendations to address service gaps related to ...

Aging in Asia: Why Seattle's senior-housing king is expanding his American ...
Aging in Asia: Why Seattle's senior-housing king is expanding his American ...

Football Association's communication with clubs shows it is good to talk about ...
Football Association's communication with clubs shows it is good to talk about ...

How the Apple iWatch Will Revolutionize Senior Care
Apple made headlines yesterday when it announced several new product launches, namely the iPhone 6 and it's long-rumored foray into the wearable device market, the iWatch. But while neither device was created specifically for healthcare use, it's the ...

How the Apple Watch Will Revolutionize Senior Care
Apple made headlines yesterday when it announced several new product launches, namely the iPhone 6 and it's long-rumored foray into the wearable device market, the Apple Watch. But while neither device was created specifically for healthcare use, ...


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