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Amanda Johnson receives statewide recognition from senior care professionals
Amanda Johnson (center), vice president of clinical operations for Tealwood Senior Living, has been honored with the prestigious “Member of the Year” award from a statewide association of senior care professionals. Johnson was presented with the award ...

Asheboro center offering innovative health care model opens
A long-awaited program and facility in Asheboro that will allow seniors to remain living in their homes while tapping into resources to meet their medical and social needs has opened. Monday marked the first day for StayWell Senior Care, a new $3.5 ...

Middle Alabama Area Agency on Aging awarded large grant
ALABASTER–This year, the Middle Alabama Area Agency on Aging announced that it has received two grants totaling $495,121 from Alabama Department of Senior Services and from Senior Service America, Inc. Almost 90 percent of this funding—originally ...

Mershon named DON at Holzer Senior Care Center
Prior to joining Holzer Senior Care Center, Mershon worked for ResCare as the Director of Nursing in Gallipolis, Ohio, and also held a staff nurse position at Fresenius Dialysis in Gallipolis, Ohio. She also worked on Holzer's Telemetry Unit, and is ...

Understaffing 'chronic' in Saskatchewan senior care facilities: NDP
REGINA - A Saskatchewan woman says her father has been neglected at a senior care home and was able to leave the facility in freezing temperatures because he wasn't being properly monitored. Millicent Leugner said that in one instance her father, ...

Senior service gives Peel Park edge as they rise to second
LEADERS Stanningley Albion's home match against third-placed Thornton United was an early weather casualty in the Bradford Sunday Alliance League, which enabled their Premier Division rivals to narrow the gap. Peel Park, for example, moved into ...

Foreign investment in elder care encouraged
An elderly couple look at a drawing of an elder care center in Yantai, East China's Shandong Province. The center has investment of 6 billion yuan ($972 million) and will be put into operation by the end of 2015. Photo: IC ...

Turkey to supply more assistance to elder care ventures
TURKEY TO SUPPLY MORE ASSISTANCE TO ELDER CARE VENTURES. Many countries have focused on policies that seek to alleviate the problems of the elderly. Turkey also aims to increase the efficiency of elderly care with new technologies and ...

Foreign investment in elder care encouraged
Foreign investors are keyed up for participation in China's elder care sector, after an official announcement on Tuesday said that the country will encourage foreign investors to set up for-profit care institutions for the elderly. In a move to open up ...

Lawmakers examine senior-care issues
Lawmakers examine senior-care issues. Jochum points to a '$60 million hole' in Iowa's Medicaid budget. A Stonehill employee says he is concerned about the lack of qualified direct-care workers. Story · Image (1) · Video (1). ShareShare. Print: Create a ...

Senior Care Authority Grows with South Bay Area Francise
"When we started our business, we were thirsty for knowledge," Kathy says, "and Frank Samson ( Senior Care Authority founder) is the first person we started following, for his educational blogs, podcasts and training classes. So when Frank offered us ...

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Gallery: Home Instead Senior Care
SILVER SPRING TOWNSHIP — Volunteers came out to Traditions at Silver Spring to help in the first of three gift-wrapping parties in Cumberland County for gifts collected by Home Instead Senior Care. The gifts were part of the Be a Santa to a Senior ...

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Staying Connected to Senior Loved Ones with Senior Care Box
Seniors who actively socialize are less vulnerable to isolation and other risks, and we benefit by communicating and learning a wealth of knowledge from them. Staying Connected to Senior Loved Ones with Senior Care Box. Senior Care Box founder, Kyle ...

Senior care hits home for baby boomers
Dr. Stephen Jones is director of the Center for Healthy Aging at Greenwich Hospital , which is a member of the Yale New Haven Health System . He spoke recently with the Fairfield County Business Journal about issues impacting senior health care ...

Frontline action lacking in Arnott's senior service
s a decent bit of senior service. Montgomerie??s hefty haul came from just five events. In contrast, Arnott cobbled together about euro 2200. In this golfing pecking order, some seniors are more senior than others. ??There are so many guys coming off ...

Step By Step Senior Care Facing Medicaid Fraud Allegations, Wage Claims
Phyllis Green, the founder and former owner of Step By Step Senior Care, declined an on-camera interview. But she told us off camera that a rogue employee was responsible for the fraud allegations against the company. That employee has since been ...

Londonderry senior launches community cancer benefit
Jacobs is one of about 20 LHS students to complete a yearlong senior service project, according to Assistant Principal Katie Sullivan. The voluntary student projects will be showcased to parents and community members during an open house at the school ...

Home Instead Senior Care Hosts Be A Santa To A Senior
“It is heartbreaking to think of the senior members of our community spending the holidays all by themselves, without any gifts or any way to celebrate the season,” says Jack Hartley, owner of the Home Instead Senior Care office serving Lowndes, Brooks ...

N.J. To Allow Medicaid For In-Home Elder Care
Nov. 30 --In its latest move to promote alternatives to nursing homes, the Christie administration will enact a new funding measure on Monday that will allow more elderly and disabled people to apply for Medicaid assistance to pay for care at home or ...

Green Bay program helping unemployed seniors
N.E.W. Curative recently received a $1.3 million grant from the federal Department of Labor from its national sponsor, Senior Service America, Inc., to help fund the program to help older folks like Pellosmaa. Administrators say about 90 percent of the ...

Green Bay program helping unemployed seniors
N.E.W. Curative recently received a $1.3 million grant from the federal Department of Labor from its national sponsor, Senior Service America, Inc., to help fund the program to help older folks like Pellosmaa. Administrators say about 90 percent of the ...

Daunting challenges in senior care
With health care currently consuming more than 40 per cent of all spending, how much more are Saskatchewan people prepared to pay for senior care? If taxpayers don't want to pay more, what other spending do they think should be cut? It's time to start ...

Editorial: Daunting challenges in senior care
With health-care currently consuming more than 40 per cent of all spending, how much more are Saskatchewan people prepared to pay for senior care? If taxpayers don't want to pay more, what other spending do they think should be cut? It's time to start ...

Editorial: Daunting challenges in senior care
With health-care currently consuming more than 40 per cent of all spending, how much more are Saskatchewan people prepared to pay for senior care? If taxpayers don't want to pay more, what other spending do they think should be cut? It's time to start ...

Home Instead Senior Care hosts gift-wrapping sessions
SILVER SPRING TOWNSHIP — Volunteers came out to Traditions at Silver Spring to help in the first of three gift-wrapping parties in Cumberland County for gifts collected by Home Instead Senior Care. The gifts were part of the Be a Santa to a Senior ...

Green House model changing elder care
A fter extensive study and public listening, Cheshire County officials are considering alternative futures for county-run nursing home care for its poorest citizens. The two principal choices include upgrading the county's existing Maplewood nursing ...

Senior care provider sentenced for theft
BRIDGETON – A former senior center director accused was sentenced in Cumberland County Superior Court on Friday to a two-year term of probation that requires her in part to repay her victims, Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae ...

New solutions needed to address chronic problems in senior care: NDP
REGINA - A Saskatchewan woman who says her mother's death due to an allergic reaction was preventable is calling for systemic changes to long-term care. Tammy Skilliter said her 65-year-old mother had a known allergy to an antibiotic that was given to ...

Local seniors collect suitcases for foster kids
WICHITA, KS- One local group is out to make a difference one “bag” at a time. Members of the Wichita Senior Service Program have been collecting suitcases for foster kids since the beginning of November. “We got backpacks duffle bags and their all ...

Chronic issues in senior care need solutions: NDP
Opposition NDP leader Cam Broten has been pressing the Saskatchewan Party government for weeks to bring in minimum standards of care for seniors in long-term care facilities. Photograph by: Don Healy , Regina Leader-Post. A Saskatchewan woman ...

Senior care center key to development plan
A huge part of the Ward Cove Group's development plan is a proposed senior housing complex, close to the intersection of Revilla Road and North Tongass Highway. The company's president told the Assembly that he's been carefully researching senior ...

SeniorAdvisor.com Honors 2015 Best of Senior Living Award Recipients
AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - SeniorAdvisor.com, the premier ratings and reviews site for senior care and services nationwide, today announced the Best of 2015 Awards. Nearly 900 assisted living, in-home care, and ...

Benefit lunch at Cor Jesu serves up food, help for Ferguson
At a girls Catholic school in south St. Louis County, the students wanted to help people in Ferguson. They did so Tuesday with tamales and quesadillas. CLICK TO WATCH THE VIDEO. Cor Jesu Academy raised more than $3,000 by canceling its food service ...

Hyde Park groups focusing on local elder care needs
Rev. Julianne Buenting, executive director and chaplain of the Church Home at Montgomery Place (left), and Sammye Dortch, interim director of the Chicago Hyde Park Village discuss plans for using their combined resources to establish a support Group ...

Leisureworld Senior Care Stock Rating Upgraded by LB Securities (LW)
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Growing need for senior care prompts $18M Wynwood of Madison West expansion
A 20-year-old senior housing facility on Madison's West Side will change its name and undergo an $18 million expansion and renovation over two years to add assisted-living beds and open two dementia care programs on-site. Wynwood of Madison West is ...

Army vs. Navy football 'spirit videos': The good, the bad and the hilarious
The Army and Navy's college football teams square off Saturday at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, renewing a rivalry that dates back to 1890 and includes a whole lot of of inter-service trash talk. Perhaps it's no surprise, then, that even senior ...

DataServ chosen for purchase-to-pay automation by senior care provider
DataServ, a global software-as-a-service (SaaS) enterprise content management (ECM) provider of document and process automation solutions, has been selected to provide purchase-to-pay automation to a provider of senior care and assisted living ...

Leisureworld Senior Care Rating Increased to Buy at LB Securities (LW)
They now have an outperform rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at TD Securities raised their price target on shares of Leisureworld Senior Care from C$14.50 to C$15.00 in a research note on Friday, November 14th. They now have a buy rating on ...

Champlain Valley Senior Community hosts senior care event
#Willsboro — The Champlain Valley Senior Community, the Adirondack's only enhanced assisted living and secure dementia care facility, hosted an event Thursday, Dec. 4 for its senior care industry partners to thank them for helping to make the North ...

Cheers: I'M A STAR shines brightly
Kurzinski was presented with UNF's Senior Service Award during the university's recent fall commencement ceremony.The award is giving every year to a graduating senior with an outstanding record of volunteer service, both on campus and across the ...

MADISON - Growing need for senior care prompts $18 million Wynwood of ...
MADISON - Growing need for senior care prompts $18 million Wynwood of ...

MADISON - Growing need for senior care prompts $18 million Wynwood of ...
MADISON - Growing need for senior care prompts $18 million Wynwood of ...

Readers encourage more reporting on senior-care industry
Last weekend, Gannett Wisconsin Media Investigative Team contributor Adam Rodewald examined the safety of Wisconsin's assisted living center industry in a two-day exclusive report. Rodewald's initial reporting revealed that the senior-care industry was ...

Elder Care: Celebrating the holidays with an elderly family member
When did you last discuss holiday routines and traditions with your older family members and friends? Traditions are a valuable tool for promoting togetherness and a sense of belonging, but the many additional expectations and demands we place upon ...

Readers encourage more reporting on senior-care industry
Last weekend, Gannett Wisconsin Media Investigative Team contributor Adam Rodewald examined the safety of Wisconsin's assisted living center industry in a two-day exclusive report. Rodewald's initial reporting revealed that the senior-care industry was ...

Readers encourage more reporting on senior-care industry
Last weekend, Gannett Wisconsin Media Investigative Team contributor Adam Rodewald examined the safety of Wisconsin's assisted living center industry in a two-day exclusive report. Rodewald's initial reporting revealed that the senior-care industry was ...

Senior Care Connection: Combat Alzheimer's through song, art and more
There's a very good reason why dementia, specifically Alzheimer's disease, is regarded by most people as one of the most terrible of all disorders. Many of us have watched loved ones disappear into this memory-destroying disease, and few things are ...






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