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Amada Senior Care Expands to Eastern North Carolina
Amada Senior Care, premier provider of non-medical in-home care and assisted living placement counseling, recently opened a new office in Rocky Mount, NC – their Eastern North Carolina location. Amada franchise partners Tracy and Lee Bissett decided ...

A close look at the meaning of that Air War College video: We're all more ...
A close look at the meaning of that Air War College video: We're all more ...

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: HCN, Care Investment Trust
“This community is an exceptionally well-maintained and managed senior-care facility in the midst of an affluent suburb of Kansas City with a growing population of senior citizens,” Humair Sabir, vice president of acquisitions for Granite Investment ...

Crane Army Commander announces new assignment
He has completed the Joint Forces Staff College, the Senior Service College and the Army Materiel Command's Depot and Arsenal Executive Leadership Program at the University of North Carolina. "I commend Col. Joe Dixon, commander of Crane Army ...

Total Senior Care to add Wellsville program
The Wellsville Town Board and Total Senior Care, during a meeting held earlier this week, reached a five-year agreement for the senior care business to lease approximately 4,400 square feet of the first floor of 194 N. Main St. The town is retaining a ...

Berkeley: Free forum on elder care set for Saturday
Berkeley: Free forum on elder care set for Saturday. By Chris De Benedetti. cdebenedetti@. bayareanewsgroup.com. Posted: 04/01/2015 02:19:13 PM PDT# Comments | Updated: 83 min. ago. BERKELEY -- Beginning to care for elderly loved ones can be ...

Berkeley: Free forum on elder care set for Saturday
Berkeley: Free forum on elder care set for Saturday. By Chris De Benedetti cdebenedetti@ bayareanewsgroup.com. Posted: 04/01/2015 02:19:22 PM PDT# Comments | Updated: 105 min. ago. BERKELEY -- Beginning to care for elderly loved ones can be ...

Berkeley: Free forum on elder care set for Saturday
BERKELEY -- Beginning to care for elderly loved ones can be daunting and scary, as caregivers sometimes get overwhelmed by questions about their new responsibilities. A free county-sponsored forum has been scheduled Saturday to answer those ...

Berkeley: Free forum on elder care set for Saturday
Berkeley: Free forum on elder care set for Saturday. By Chris De Benedetti. cdebenedetti@. bayareanewsgroup.com. Posted: 04/01/2015 02:19:13 PM PDT0 Comments | Updated: 5 days ago. BERKELEY -- Beginning to care for elderly loved ones can be ...

Comfort Keepers Keeps Ranking Among Senior Care Franchises
For the third year in a row, Comfort Keepers was ranked as the number one Senior Care Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine. Founded in 1998, the organization provides in-home care for seniors who need assistance with things like meal preparation, ...

Supes Approve Ordinance to Protect Senior LGBT Residents From ...
Supes Approve Ordinance to Protect Senior LGBT Residents From ...

Allyn: Joint professional military education prepares Soldiers
Air War College, established in 1946, is the senior service school for the Air Force. In 2008, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, also known as JCS, accredited the college to grant joint professional military education, or JPME, Phase II credit ...

Giving back: Utica woman honored for innovative elder care
That's a radical change in elder care and one that's still gaining traction within the industry. Pleasant View administrators say theirs is Ottawa's only licensed Alzheimer's disease and memory support unit. Resident-centered care is especially helpful ...

Senior Care Notes: Don't forget to care for caregivers
Caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease can be a long, stressful and difficult emotional journey. In the United States alone, there are nearly 15 million people caring for someone with Alzheimer's and millions more around the world. As your loved ...

Senior Care Notes: Don't forget to care for caregivers
Caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease can be a long, stressful and difficult emotional journey. In the United States alone, there are nearly 15 million people caring for someone with Alzheimer's and millions more around the world. As your loved ...

How The Tech Elite Plans To Reinvent Senior Care
Take the hottest business trend of the mobile era: the marketplace model that matches supply and demand à la Uber or TaskRabbit or Kickstarter. Mix in some special-purpose tech gadgets and some savvy, experienced entrepreneurs. Sprinkle a bit of Apple ...

Honor lands $20 million for senior in-home care agency
Although Sternberg said Honor seems unique, in fact, there are a lot of agencies that provide in-home senior care, including some nationwide, such as Home Instead Senior Care, which operates as franchises. Many such agencies are increasingly using ...

Giving back: Utica woman honored for innovative elder care
That's a radical change in elder care and one that's still gaining traction within the industry. Pleasant View administrators say theirs is Ottawa's only licensed Alzheimer's disease and memory support unit. Resident-centered care is especially helpful ...

Valley to Valley Senior care receives donation
SALIDA – Chaffee People's Clinic will dissolve by March 31, gifting its remaining approximately $23,000 fund balance to Valley to Valley Senior Care Center at 348 G Street in Salida. Valley to Valley Senior care is working on opening a respite care ...

Valley to Valley Senior care receives donation
SALIDA – Chaffee People's Clinic will dissolve by March 31, gifting its remaining approximately $23,000 fund balance to Valley to Valley Senior Care Center at 348 G Street in Salida. Valley to Valley Senior care is working on opening a respite care ...

Honor raises $20M for on-demand in-home senior care
Honor also hopes to improve the current $20 billion in-home senior care market by raising the average senior care worker's wage to $15, up from $9.50. Similar to Uber or TaskRabbit, the company plans to match seniors with vetted caregivers who can work ...

Sask. government failing to improve senior care homes: NDP
REGINA – Saskatchewan's Opposition leader is calling for an independent agency to review what he calls preventable deaths at senior care homes. New Democrat Cam Broten said Thursday there are systemic problems plaguing senior care and tragic cases ...

Saskatchewan NDP: Government Failing To Improve Senior Care Despite Tragic ...
Saskatchewan NDP: Government Failing To Improve Senior Care Despite Tragic ...

Elected leaders meet the outliers
WINDHAM — People like Leon Goodrich and Michael Pirrone don't necessarily come along every day, and more of them are needed. Ruth Pforte, the volunteer services coordinator for the Greene County Department for the Aging, visited a Mountaintop ...

Crane Commander Col. Joe Dixon Announces Departure
He has completed the Joint Forces Staff College, the Senior Service College and the Army Materiel Command's Depot and Arsenal Executive Leadership Program at the University of North Carolina. "I commend Col. Joe Dixon, commander of Crane Army ...

Elder Care: Mediating family disputes over dementia
The importance of mediation is increasingly recognized in resolving family disagreements among siblings concerning the best interests of parents affected by dementia such as Alzheimer's disease. When an individual suffers from dementia, behavior ...

Gloucester Calendar
Gloucester City Council President Paul McGeary's senior service hours, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Rose Baker Senior Center. Maritime mornings, for preschoolers and parents/grandparents/guardians, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Maritime Gloucester, Children's Room, ...

State health commissioner pushes fight against obesity
An estimated 5.4 percent of adults in New York are obese and another 35.9 percent are overweight, state officials said. Club 99 is open to residents over the age of 60 who are participating in the Erie County Department of Senior Service's Stay Fit ...

SENIOR CARE CENTERS, LLC AND MIDLAND SCC, LLC, Appellants v ...
SENIOR CARE CENTERS, LLC AND MIDLAND SCC, LLC, Appellants v ...

Columbia Pacific Advisors, LLC Completes Sale Of Kingwood, Texas Senior ...
Columbia Pacific Advisors, LLC Completes Sale Of Kingwood, Texas Senior ...

Montana Army National Guard Colonel Receives Promotion to Brigadier General
Sparing's military education includes the Senior Service Army War College Fellowship from the Institute of Advance Technology, University of Texas and the Joint and Combined Warfighting School, Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia. He deployed ...

Vice chief of staff: Joint education prepares Soldiers
Air War College, established in 1946, is the senior service school for the Air Force. In 2008, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff accredited the college to grant joint professional military education Phase II credit to U.S. students as a senior ...

BC's advocate releases 'troubling findings' in new report on senior care
VICTORIA - British Columbia's seniors advocate released a startling new report highlighting three issues, which she stresses are of immediate concern. Isobel Mackenzie says the findings suggest many seniors have been incorrectly placed in residential ...

Letter: Local legislators support elder care
Many thanks to our Representative Sondra Erickson and Senator David Brown for each co-authoring legislation to help Elim Care & Rehab Center – Princeton. Elim and other northern tier counties' nursing homes recently banded together to author HF 173 ...

Letter: Local legislators support elder care
Many thanks to our Representative Sondra Erickson and Senator David Brown for each co-authoring legislation to help Elim Care & Rehab Center – Princeton. Elim and other northern tier counties' nursing homes recently banded together to author HF 173 ...

Cleveland Foundation announces $14.7 million in March grants
$290,000 to Benjamin Rose Institute to help the organization develop a new model of senior service delivery. Through its recent alignment with the Golden Age Centers of Greater Cleveland, the renamed Rose Centers for Aging Well aim to build upon ...

Personal experience leads to career in elder law for York woman
Garon said an advanced health care directive is one of the most important things someone can do to plan for their own elder care. An advanced health care directive replaces a living will, and allows an appointed agent to make decisions according to the ...

Ask SAM: Styrofoam irritates neighbors at construction site
Q: We live near the huge apartment complex called “The Edge” that is being built next to the Interstate 40/Cloverdale exit off of First Street. In the last few weeks, our neighborhood has been gently blanketed with bits of Styrofoam floating from the ...

Columbia Pacific Advisors Completes Sale of Senior Care Facility in Kingwood ...
Columbia Pacific Advisors Completes Sale of Senior Care Facility in Kingwood ...

PointClickCare Announces Canadian Availability of Secure Conversations™
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PointClickCare, the leading cloud-based software platform for the senior care market, announced today the availability of PointClickCare Secure Conversations to the Canadian market. This text-messaging ...

Computer users face hard choice — pay ransom or lose files
In this Wednesday, April 1, 2015 photo, Jeff Salter, CEO of Caring Senior Service, poses for a photo in his company office building in San Antonio. Last December, the network of nearly 30 computers at Caring Senior Service were invaded by ransomware, ...

Pay a ransom or lose your files _ hackers force computer users to make a hard ...
Pay a ransom or lose your files _ hackers force computer users to make a hard ...

Senior Care Notes: Paying for homecare
Multiple surveys indicate that 78 percent to 92 percent of seniors prefer to age in place and remain in the comfort and familiarity of their own home. When chronic health conditions such as dementia, surgery or the normal aging process make it unsafe ...

Computer users face hard choice - pay ransom or lose files
In this Wednesday, April 1, 2015 photo, Jeff Salter, CEO of Caring Senior Service, poses for a photo in his company office building in San Antonio. Last December, the network of nearly 30 computers at Caring Senior Service were invaded by ransomware, ...

Computer users face hard choice -- pay ransom or lose files
The network of nearly 30 computers at Caring Senior Service was infected with ransomware, malicious software that hackers use to try to extort money from people and businesses by preventing them from opening or using documents, pictures, spreadsheets ...

Hilarity for Charity in partnership with Home Instead Senior Care
Hilarity for Charity (founded by Seth Rogen and his wife Lauren) in partnership with Home Instead Senior Care is impacting families across the country and in Canada by providing free hours of care for their loved ones with Alzheimer's disease or ...

A Q&A about the malicious software known as ransomware
In this Wednesday, April 1, 2015 photo, Jeff Salter, CEO of Caring Senior Service, poses for a photo in his company office building in San Antonio. Last December, the network of nearly 30 computers at Caring Senior Service were invaded by ransomware, ...

Senior care residence planned for river-bluff property
REDDING, California - A Santa Rosa-based company that has built and manages assisted senior care residences in the Western United States wants to build an 85-unit facility on a piece of Sacramento River-bluff property in Redding. Full story available ...

Spiros leaning towards voting to save Senior Care, Family Care, & IRIS
MADISON, Wis. (WSAU) -- Central Wisconsin citizens are out in large numbers to talk to their state elected officials about Senior Care, Family Care, and the IRIS program. Republican Representative John Spiros says over 200 constituents came to ...

Amada Senior Care Opens Annapolis, Maryland Location
Amada Senior Care, premier provider of non-medical in-home care and assisted living placement counseling, recently opened their first office in the state of Maryland . Dan Homa of Annapolis decided to make the move into senior care with his purchase of ...






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