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Elder and disabled care top priority
Critical to that is making sure we maintain a full complement of well trained, dedicated professionals working in the elder care industry. We also need to provide citizens with more options when dealing with their own-long term needs. One of the House ...

Samsung ditches plastic design, HTC One improves camera
NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung has unveiled a stylish new flagship phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass. The South Korean phone manufacturer also unveiled a premium model with a display that curves around the left ...

Senior Care Notes: Keeping seniors safe in winter
Seniors face four major challenges during the winter months; weather, social isolation, seasonal affective disorder, and maintaining proper nutrition. Planning ahead, and enlisting the help of adult children, neighbors or caregivers when needed, can ...

Scotiabank Analysts Give Leisureworld Senior Care a C$15.00 Price Target (LW)
Scotiabank set a C$15.00 price objective on Leisureworld Senior Care (TSE:LW) in a report released on Thursday. The firm currently has a a sector perform rating on the stock. Scotiabank has also modified their ratings on a number of other stocks in the ...

Lt. Governor accepting nominations for Senior Service Awards
The Lieutenant Governor's Senior Service Award is intended to promote and highlight the positive accomplishments Missouri's senior citizens provide their local communities. Individuals should be at least 60 years of age and volunteer a minimum of 25 ...

Traveling Panel Sheds Light on Senior Health Care
Radford Green of Sedgebrook, a senior living community in Lincolnshire, is taking health care on the road. Through a new traveling panel of professionals in various fields of expertise, members of the broader North Shore community will have answers to ...

The Ugly Truth: An Inside Look Into Senior Care Facilities
However, Allison True offers an inside look into the often over looked dark side of senior care. Allison True, author of “Nothing But the Truth,” has a passion to change the way nursing homes treat their patients and their employees. With 16 years of ...

Habitat for Humanity volunteer: 'it's about building a bridge of diversity'
Schneider said the organization listens to "aspirations and needs" and seeks partners to work with, including senior service centers, government agencies, churches, and recently the Summit County Health Department. "Like most non-profits, it requires ...

Oakbrook Prep student raises money for body cameras for police officers
The effort is part of his senior service project. The aspiring police officer said he has always had a passion for law enforcement and wanted to find a way to give back to those he said protects the community. “We were able to pick anything that ...

Home truths: Changing the face of elder care
He and his business partner Michael Carney were responsible for bringing the Snap printing franchise to Ireland in the 1980s and were looking for a new challenge when they decided to go into the world of elder care. Their reasoning was based on ...

Letter: Improved senior facilities needed
As a senior citizen of this community, I fully agree with the letter written two weeks ago concerning the inadequate facility that Ames calls “Senior Service and Adult Care” at 205 Walnut St. As stated in the letter, due to lack of space, limited ...

Physicians' organization cites shortages of doctors will grow, mostly in ...
Physicians' organization cites shortages of doctors will grow, mostly in ...

Senior Care Notes: Keeping seniors safe in winter
Seniors face four major challenges during the winter months; weather, social isolation, seasonal affective disorder, and maintaining proper nutrition. Planning ahead, and enlisting the help of adult children, neighbors or caregivers when needed, can ...

Marines Considering New Platforms to Extend Africa Reach, Including the Gulf ...
Marines Considering New Platforms to Extend Africa Reach, Including the Gulf ...

How would DC handle a disaster like Superstorm Sandy?
"I think we all expected this scenario to turn out worse than it did," said Jason Elliott, senior service hydrologist at the National Weather Service, who measured Sandy's effects on D.C. "Certainly, it's possible something worse than this scenario ...

Denmark's Sekoia picks up €2.7 Million with tech for elder care
You've seen the trend lines, our demographics are getting older and older. As the baby boom reaches retirement we need to seriously strengthen our elder care infrastructure and make it much more efficient, which is the logic behind Aarhus-based Sekoia, ...

Denmark's Sekoia picks up €2.7 Million with tech for elder care
You've seen the trend lines, our demographics are getting older and older. As the baby boom reaches retirement we need to seriously strengthen our elder care infrastructure and make it much more efficient, which is the logic behind Aarhus-based Sekoia, ...

State Senator McGuire holds lively town hall
He also believes that one person ought to be in charge of overseeing the various state and county senior service departments, and that an overhaul of senior-service websites is needed. “It should be all on one portal, a one-stop shop,” he said ...

Department of Energy "Better Building Challenge" Proposed for New Jersey ...
Department of Energy "Better Building Challenge" Proposed for New Jersey ...

Department of Energy "Better Building Challenge" Proposed for New Jersey ...
Department of Energy "Better Building Challenge" Proposed for New Jersey ...

Truckee family resource center has new operations manager
... in the outdoors with her husband, Michael Hunter, her daughter, Margaux, and her dog Kleo. Kelly Mahoney is a senior at Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village. This article is among others she is writing as part of a Senior Service Project at SNC ...

Nursing homes: Sales tax on services would cost residents thousands
Add nursing home services to the list of things that would be newly subject to sales tax under Gov. Tom Wolf's budget proposal. That would cost nursing home residents up to $6,000 a year, according to LeadingAge PA, which represents nonprofit senior ...

J'lem Municipality files injunction to keep elder-care center in service
After a private elder-care provider responsible for hundreds of nursing-home patients in the capital threatened to terminate its services and staff at the end of the month to avert a court-ordered debt, the Jerusalem Municipality on Thursday filed an ...

Elder Care: More on mealtime challenges
Some of the physical factors mentioned last week that influence a senior's nutritional status included oral hygiene, medical conditions affecting swallowing, mobility, potential side effects of medications, and dementia. There are social factors as ...

Leisureworld Senior Care Price Target Raised to C$15.50 at CIBC (LW)
Leisureworld Senior Care Co. logo Leisureworld Senior Care (TSE:LW) had its target price lifted by CIBC from C$14.25 to C$15.50 in a research note released on Thursday morning. They currently have a sector perform rating on the stock. Shares of ...

Better Call Saul Ep 5 Recap: Elder Care & Alpine Shepherd Boy
This week's episode of 'Better Call Saul' wasn't as good as the past couple weeks. It still wasn't bad at all though. Put it against most other shows out there right now and it is near the top of the heap. better call saul chuck mcgill steals old ...

Death after walk-away from Waterford senior facility could lead to loss of license
The Michigan Department of Human Services Bureau of Children and Adult Licensing is recommending the revocation of the license for Waterford Oaks Senior Care on Pontiac Lake Road as a result of a recent investigation involving a resident, said Bob ...

'At Home in Fairfield' senior service providers to meet
At Home In Fairfield, an organization trying to develop a network of elder-services providers, plans to meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, in the Fairfield Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace. Founded last year, the group's goal is to establish a network ...

CIBC Increases Leisureworld Senior Care Price Target to C$15.50 (LW)
Leisureworld Senior Care logo CIBC hoisted their target price on shares of Leisureworld Senior Care (TSE:LW) from C$14.25 to C$15.50 in a research note issued on Thursday. The firm currently has a “sector perform” rating on the stock. CIBC's target ...

Aging Council to honor lawmakers at March 19 gala
The Queens Interagency Council on Aging, a boroughwide coalition of over 100 senior service organizations and individuals catering to senior adults, will celebrate its 44th anniversary year on March 19 with a gala buffet dinner and awards ceremony, ...

Senior Care Campus Opens in Terre Haute
Carmel-based Mainstreet and Trilogy Health Services will open a transitional care and assisted living center later this month in Terre Haute. Developers say the $15 million Harrison's Crossing Health Campus involves 100 new jobs. Twitter · Facebook ...

Barve, Floreen Join Crowd of Potential Candidates Looking at Van Hollen's Seat
Update - March 6, 11:30 a.m. - Add two veteran local officeholders to the crowd of potential candidates eyeing a run for the District 8 congressional seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen's bid for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate ...

Death after walk-away at Waterford senior facility could lead to loss of license
The Michigan Department of Human Services Bureau of Children and Adult Licensing is recommending the revocation of the license for Waterford Oaks Senior Care on Pontiac Lake Road as a result of a recent investigation involving a resident, said Bob ...

Wolf proposes sales tax on senior care services
For senior care, it's going from zero to 6.6 percent. “That's a lot of money,” Barth said. “And a lot of these people are on fixed incomes, have their pensions maybe, some savings, but many of them will run out of funds eventually and have to go on ...

Parker Thomas Adams
The Vet's home was a special place to Parker, so much so that he also did his senior service project there. Ever since Parker was a child, his dream was to someday become a pilot. His Uncle Randy (Parker) Lt. Col. Ret. US Air Force, was an inspiration ...

Dozens of school board candidates facing off in local races
In position 1, incumbent Daniel C. Rodriguez, 50, a “senior service engineer” who did not list his company or contact information on his candidate form, is being challenged by Kenneth E. Bouldin Jr., 60, a U.S. Air Force retiree. Position 2 incumbent ...

Prior planning important for senior care
Today's residents no longer fit the “mold” for senior care, including rising early and going to bed early, Ms. Miller says. “We are coming into a different group of seniors coming into these homes,” she says. “When you look at your loved ones, you want ...

Where Walmart Meets Health Care, Senior Living Must Find Its Place
One ACA policy that already has affected senior care providers is the Medicare penalty tied to hospital readmissions. If a hospital sees too many patients returning within 30 days of discharge, its Medicare payments get docked. With this in mind ...

Local Senior Care Expert Give Texomans Tips For Injury Prevention
Tiffany Oliver Owner of Home Instead Senior Care says, " Things that we take for granted like changing the bed linens, you know having to fight with that fitted sheet, it makes it very difficult". That's why local Senior Care experts say, it's ...

SENIOR SIGNALS: Family strife over elder care? Consider an elder mediator
Sometimes disagreements and misunderstandings over elder care or inheritance issues can lead families to break apart, affecting descendants for generations. To avoid this, elder mediation is available to resolve family disputes that otherwise may go ...

Consumer Champion: More of us need elder care but it can be very expensive ...
Consumer Champion: More of us need elder care but it can be very expensive ...

New Oregon senior center plans opening in April
The city approved a senior service plan that includes enhanced transportation services, some chore services, outreach services, and typical senior center activities that focus on socialization. The plans will likely change over time to meet the needs ...

Dancers at Golden Age Prom convinced it's what keeps them young
Doris Brekner, 86, of Hastings and Rudy Liebsack, 95, of Grand Island share a dance at the Golden Age Prom Friday night at the Peterson Senior Activity Center in Kearney. The couple dances twice a week at various dances and senior centers. “It's good ...

Elder care lawyer warns seniors of rising financial scams
Baby Boomers are getting older and, unfortunately, are targets of financial scams, said attorney Martin Fogarty, a specialist in elder law and estate planning. "Senior financial abuse is on the rise and entering the public consciousness," said Fogarty, ...

2 charged with elder abuse over abandoned Castro Valley care home
After Valley Springs was ordered to close, officials worked with elder care agencies to find new housing for the residents, according to a state report. On Oct. 25, 2013, officials made a “judgment call” that the home could stay open for several days ...

2014 senior housing prices hit record highs
Average per bed prices for nursing homes jumped 4% to $76,500, which set records in that industry for the second straight year, Irving Levin Associates announced in its 20th annual version of “The Senior Care Acquisition Report.” Meanwhile, the average ...

Amada Senior Care Earns High Marks from Franchise Business Review in ...
Amada Senior Care Earns High Marks from Franchise Business Review in ...

We must finance the armed forces that Britain needs
The Royal Navy, the senior service, is a shadow of its former glory with surface ships cut to a fraction of their former number. Britannia struggles to police the Channel, let alone rule the waves. The attempt to correct this with the new oversized ...

Ribbon-cutting planned for senior care facility
The Hesperia Chamber of Commerce on Monday announced plans for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the site of Chantilly Lace Manor 2, a senior care facility with now two locations in Hesperia. Chantilly Lace Manor 1 offers numerous services that include ...

Ribbon-cutting planned for senior care facility
The Hesperia Chamber of Commerce on Monday announced plans for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the site of Chantilly Lace Manor 2, a senior care facility with now two locations in Hesperia. Chantilly Lace Manor 1 offers numerous services that include ...






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