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Financial struggles force Meals on Wheels program to cut one day of service
Financial struggles force Meals on Wheels program to cut one day of service. Senior Service Center facing more cuts if funding doesn't come through. Published: Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 2:57 p.m. CST • Updated: Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 2:57 p.m. CST ...

What Three Different Approaches To Senior Care in China Tell Us About The ...
What Three Different Approaches To Senior Care in China Tell Us About The ...

After touring lab in UK, Christie says parents should have choice about vaccines
Assemblyman Herb Conaway, D-Burlington, a doctor and chairman of the Health and Senior Service Committee, called Christie's comments Monday “irresponsible.” “His lack of clarity is very disappointing and, from a medical point of view, disturbing,” ...

As America Grays, A Call For Dignity In Aging And Elder Care
In her new book, The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America, author Ai-jen Poo says that means the country is on the cusp of a major shift. "The baby boom generation is reaching retirement age at a rate of 10,000 people per ...

HumanLink – Connecting You with Quality Elder Care Anywhere
To fill this gap, Ven Vadlamani and Murali Kota created HumanLink, a startup that aims to connect high-quality caregivers with clients throughout the US. There are a few core components that differentiate HumanLink's web and mobile elder care community ...

New program aims to improve senior care at Santa Cruz County Jail
New program aims to improve senior care at Santa Cruz County Jail. A 64-year-old inmate speaks to medical assistant Greg Sentieri at the Santa Cruz County Jail where a Prudent Care for Incarcerated Seniors initiative will address the care and ...

Jack Knox: Advocate says seniors' case not unusual
Jack Knox: Advocate says senior's care-home case not unusual. Jack Knox / Times Colonist February 2, 2015 08:25 PM. Email; Print. • Times Colonist •. isobel mackenzie.jpg. Seniors' advocate Isobel Mackenzie says she knows of elderly couples separated ...

Wane more reliant on senior services
Wigan coach Shaun Wane will seemingly be more reliant on fielding his strongest possible team this term as opposed to experimenting with too many rookies. Wane will continue to develop and nurture homegrown talent but first team starting spots will be ...

Parker County Retired Teachers welcome the new year
PCRTA will be serving the community through two special projects. At the February meeting, members will be donating Valentine's to be given to health care centers. The group will also conduct a food drive for the Senior Service Center during March and ...

US Elder Care Services Market
LONDON , Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Through 2018, growth in US elder care service revenues will be stimulated by demographic changes, especially by the large "baby boom" generation entering retirement years and longer life expectancies. Both of ...

Navy Budgeting $10 Billion for Ohio Replacement Program Over Next Five Years
PENTAGON – Continued work on the Ohio replacement nuclear ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) will cost the U.S. Navy about $10 billion over the next five years as part of budgeting in the Navy's Future Years Defense Plan (FYDP), a senior service budget ...

Free elder care seminar Saturday
Robin's Nest Adult Day Care, 470 Sessions Street in Marietta, will have a free elder care seminar Feb. 7 from 9 a.m. to noon, co-presented with Enlivant Senior Living and Ridgeview Institute. The seminar will provide families caring for their elderly ...

Free elder care seminar Saturday
Robin's Nest Adult Day Care, 470 Sessions Street in Marietta, will have a free elder care seminar Feb. 7 from 9 a.m. to noon, co-presented with Enlivant Senior Living and Ridgeview Institute. The seminar will provide families caring for their elderly ...

Pflugerville forms senior advisory task force to advise on programs and facilities
City Council chose six senior citizen members for the senior panel Jan. 27. The task force will advise City Council on matters related to senior programs, developing long-range capital improvement programs, senior service policies, and developing ...

What If Sandy's Surge Swamped Washington, D.C.?
Jason Elliot, a senior service hydrologist at the National Weather Service office in Sterling, Va., said. “They were very, very concerned.” Washington Harbor encroaches on the shore in September 2003 as storm surge from Hurricane Isabel raises water ...

Senior Service Breached, Offers Protection
Senior Health Partners, which provides services including healthcare to seniors and other vulnerable persons living at home, is offering a year of credit/identity protection services to about 2,700 of its members following a data breach. The ...

Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation Announces Rebranding
MARKHAM, ONTARIO, Feb 04, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation ("Leisureworld" or the "Company") (LW) today announced its intentions to rebrand itself as Sienna Senior Living Inc. The rebranding follows several ...

Comfort Keepers of Pitman ranked No. 1 in senior care category by Entrepreneur ...
Comfort Keepers of Pitman ranked No. 1 in senior care category by Entrepreneur ...

Senior Care Notes: It's easy to mismanage medication
Medication mismanagement is one of the leading causes of hospitalization for seniors. As people age they typically take more medications. The average senior citizen uses more than five different medications each day not counting over the counter drugs ...

Senior service for AFC Telford's new loanee
The young Bolton Wanderers full-back, who joined the Bucks on a month's loan last week, has yet to play his first senior competitive game. But Matthews, who signed his first professional contract with the Championship club last May, is determined to ...

Senior Care Notes: The most dangerous room in the home
For seniors, the bathroom can be the most dangerous room in the home. The statistics say it all. Seventy percent of home accidents occur in the bathroom and one out of three seniors age 65 and older falls each year. According to the Centers for Disease ...

Senior apartments planned for shuttered West End school
Cincinnati Area Senior Services is expected to be the primary senior service provider at the property. Services are expected to include in-home services, meals and nutrition counseling, caregiver support services, transportation services, and financial ...

Salida center offers senior care
CHAFEE COUNTY — Valley to Valley Senior Care Center in Salida is offering a service for seniors that many families find truly priceless — a place to go during the day that feels like home while family members work, travel or just take a break. The ...

Win a Senior Care Box to Connect with Senior Loved Ones
It goes without saying that it's important to stay connected with senior loved ones during this period, and a Senior Care Box is one way a family can do so. Win a Senior Care Box to Connect with Senior Loved Ones. Learn more about winning a Senior Care ...

Free elder care seminar Saturday
Robin's Nest Adult Day Care, 470 Sessions Street in Marietta, will have a free elder care seminar Feb. 7 from 9 a.m. to noon, co-presented with Enlivant Senior Living and Ridgeview Institute. The seminar will provide families caring for their elderly ...

Elder Care: Local hospitals focus on senior care
This is because of physical changes that come with aging, as well as the complex emotional and social factors related to each individual's perceptions and experiences during the aging process. Several local hospitals have adopted the NICHE program ...

Senior Care Notes: The most dangerous room in the home
For seniors, the bathroom can be the most dangerous room in the home. The statistics say it all. Seventy percent of home accidents occur in the bathroom and one out of three seniors age 65 and older falls each year. According to the Centers for Disease ...

Elder Care Doesn't Have to Resemble Prison
As the boomer generation approaches its autumn years, the issue of elder care reform has grown in prominence. Over 1.3 million Americans live in nursing homes, but thanks to byzantine regulations designed to mitigate any risk to the physical health of ...

Columbia Heights senior care facility cited for neglect of resident who later died
A senior-care facility in Columbia Heights was recently cited for neglect after failing to provide adequate medical care to a resident who later died. The incident was the third time Lighthouse of Columbia Heights was found neglectful by the Minnesota ...

Federal Judge Mary Lisi to retire to senior service in October
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — U.S. District Judge Mary M. Lisi has notified President Obama that she will retire from regular active service on Oct. 1, a news release from the federal court said Friday. She will assume senior status, which means she will ...

Music has the power at Complete Senior Care PACE
Niagara Falls' own Complete Senior Care recently began a new program featuring music therapy with some of its dementia clients, thanks to a donated iPod and headphones from Phil Mastantuono of the Mastantuono Allstate Agency. Studies suggest music ...

Food deprivation leads to weight loss at Idaho care facility
The Idaho Mountain Express reports (http://bit.ly/1zWLw91) in a story on Friday that the facility is one of 13 senior-care facilities run by Pocatello-based Safe Haven Health Care throughout the state. The company didn't return a call from The ...

Senior Care Notes: The most dangerous room in the home
For seniors, the bathroom can be the most dangerous room in the home. The statistics say it all. Seventy percent of home accidents occur in the bathroom and one out of three seniors age 65 and older falls each year. According to the Centers for Disease ...

'The fountain of youth'
However, the Senior Service Plus Center in Alton takes the steps to have residents stick with their resolution. Ben Bregenzer teaches the strength training program, Night Crew, every Monday and Wednesday night and on Saturday mornings. The goal is not ...

SENIOR SERVICE TECHNICIAN - MID WALES
THE COMPANY: One of the leading machinery dealerships in the West Midlands/Welsh Borders, our client is a progressive and forward thinking business representing some of the most prestigious, global brands within agricultural machinery. This multi depot ...

40 Force: Elder Care
Do you know the in's and out's of assisted living, and is senior living right for your loved ones? Tonight, the 40 Force explored the issues you face. We'll also had a panel of experts here to answer your questions. We would like to thank our experts ...

Council on Aging executive director will retire
About 53 to 55 percent of the council's operating budget comes from a 0.8-mill senior service tax that voters renewed in August. The tax combined a previous 0.5-mill tax and a 0.3-mill tax passed in 2012. "When I came in as the assistant director in ...

SENIOR SERVICE TECHNICIAN - MID WALES
THE COMPANY: One of the leading machinery dealerships in the West Midlands/Welsh Borders, our client is a progressive and forward thinking business representing some of the most prestigious, global brands within agricultural machinery. This multi depot ...

Wood River Senior Care Facility Withheld Food from Patients
The Idaho Mountain Express reports in a story on Friday that the facility is one of 13 senior-care facilities run by Pocatello-based Safe Haven Health Care throughout the state. Workers at the facility told state officials the facility administrator ...

40 Force: Elder Care – A Golden Romance
(WGGB) — Tonight, we're talking about elder care and how it's evolved to fit the needs of today's senior citizens. Part of what's changed is the holistic approach to health care as we age. It's not just about the physical needs – food, shelter ...

Lilburn council allows changes in senior care home
#LILBURN — The Lilburn City Council approved a measure on Monday night that changes a small family-owned personal care home at 186 Lockring Drive from 10 to seven occupants. #Owners Donald and Charmaine Bristol said they will move out of the ...

Couple's experience leads to elder-care business
Co-owner Steve, who grew up in Swampscott, cared for aging parents, but didn't know about the available resources regarding elder care. His mother, Ida Marino, 81, died at home in 1991 after a long battle with colon cancer, and his father, Bob, also ...

Senior Services making tax prep help appointments
“Tax season is just around the corner – which means that you have an opportunity to make a real difference in your company,” Debbie Taylor, case manager at SSIWV, said in Senior Service's announcement of the appointments. There are two programs being ...

Senior Services making tax prep help appointments
“Tax season is just around the corner – which means that you have an opportunity to make a real difference in your company,” Debbie Taylor, case manager at SSIWV, said in Senior Service's announcement of the appointments. There are two programs being ...

40 Force: Elder Care – Steps to Helping the Elderly in Winter Months
(WGGB) – This week, the 40 Force is working to keep the older members of our community safe. That's why Suzanne McElroy, Owner of Home Instead Senior Care, joined our Tom Lewis and Emily Volz to talk about what you can do to make sure your elderly ...

Ribbons cut for elder-care facility and a new pizza offering
Ribbon cutting ceremonies were held at Brookdale Dunwoody and at Your Pie Pizza Dunwoody last month with members of the Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce. Your Pie Pizza Dunwoody. Ribbon cutting ceremonies were held at Brookdale Dunwoody ...

Former Columbia mayor, Boone County administrative judge dies
Former Columbia Mayor Rodney Smith receives a Senior Service Award from Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder on April 21, 2008, at Image Technologies, 20 Business Loop 70 E. Smith, a former mayor and county judge and longtime advocate for public ...

Greater St. Louis Senior Care Experts Work to Reduce Local Hospitalizations ...
Greater St. Louis Senior Care Experts Work to Reduce Local Hospitalizations ...

Area senior care center aims to reduce hospitalizations
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - An area senior care center reports that nearly half of all senior hospitalizations can be prevented. Home Instead Senior Care in Eau Claire is encouraging families to take action to help keep loved ones out of the hospital ...

Highway 5 Widening Project On Track To Begin Soon
Co-Mo Electric Cooperative Senior Service Planning Technician Brian Hunsburger, Sunrise Beach Trustee Charlie Bott, and Sunrise Beach City Planner Roger Corbin discuss the placement of new street lights on Friday, Feb. 6, as Sunrise Beach moves ...






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