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Allen County Senior Citizens Services rally in support of 1-mill levy
This will give the senior service one levy. The 1 mill levy means that 10 cents out of every $100 will be set aside for the senior services. After fees at the county level, estimated $36,000 and noncollectable taxes of an estimated 8 percent of total ...

Allen County Senior Citizens Services rally in support of 1-mill levy
This will give the senior service one levy. The 1 mill levy means that 10 cents out of every $100 will be set aside for the senior services. After fees at the county level, estimated $36,000 and noncollectable taxes of an estimated 8 percent of total ...

Senior Care Burdens Grow Heavier for Families
The toll of caregiving can sometimes be more than one can handle, findings from Genworth's recent “Beyond Dollars” study show. Senior living providers can offer an alternative that may be increasingly attractive to family caregivers, who are ...

Housing Authority gets $500k for senior care
The Ithaca Housing Authority will receive a two-year grant totaling $500,000 from the New York State Department of Health for senior supportive housing services, according to a press release from the IHA. The funds will come from the state's Medicaid ...

American Senior Communities loses top 3 executives in wake of FBI raid
The company, which manages nearly 100 senior care facilities across the state, is looking for permanent replacements for those three positions. An internal review by ASC "confirmed that the federal investigation does not in any way involve the care ...

'Silver Tsunami' Forum on Senior Care to be Held Tomorrow
ThinkstockPhotos-114274005 BREWSTER – A forum on what some advocates have dubbed the “Silver Tsunami” will take place Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at First Parish Brewster. Policy Advocate Suzanne Wall described it as a “care crisis.” She said there's a ...

Senior-care firm finds downtown Lowell in their Element
Cynthia Jalbert, project manager for Element Care, stands on the roof deck of the company's new facility on Central Street in Lowell. The deck is divided into two sections, with one side serving people with memory issues. Element, a Lynn-based senior ...

Celebrate seniors at Elder Care Services' Oktoberfest
Did you know that Oktoberfest is a two week festival attended by millions and held every September and October in Munich, Germany? The festival has inspired numerous similar events around the world, many founded by German immigrants or their ...

ICD-10: Senior care makes the transition
After years of delays, the United States remained on track with transitioning over to ICD-10 on October 1, 2015. While transitioning from ICD-9 and its 13,000 diagnostic codes to the 70,000 ICD-10 codes was been underway in the years leading up to this ...

Mender gives books longer lives
Scarborough Public Library director Nancy Crowell, left, Scarborough Terrace executive director Judy Cox, volunteer book mender June Cassidy and Scarborough Terrace marketing director Elizabeth Simonds at the recent presentation of the Senior Service ...

Cure Healthcare Staffing Continues Growth with Senior Care Centers Temple Location
Senior Care of Weston Inn in Temple, TX, has come on board with Cure Staffing. Cure Healthcare Staffing is on a mission to be the No. 1 staffing firm in the Lone Star State and they are on the right path. The latest partnership with Senior Care of ...

Montgomery County commissioners', Upper Merion candidates' forum attracts ...
Montgomery County commissioners', Upper Merion candidates' forum attracts ...

Senior care fair offered in Clyde
The sister took her project to the Clyde-Green Springs-Vickery Area Ministerial Association and, working with a committee, created an event to meet that need. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, 31 representatives from local agencies will be at the ...

Brightwater Senior Living to host Alzheimer's discussion group
Caring Senior Service and Brightwater Senior Living are partnering to organize discussion groups that will provide family caregivers with education, conversation and group support. The first discussion group is scheduled noon and 6 p.m. Thursday at ...

From elder care to entertainment, start-ups serving the 60+ age-group are ...
From elder care to entertainment, start-ups serving the 60+ age-group are ...

Around the Region (10/07/2015)
Info: Soroptimist International of Modesto is planning to hold its 40th annual Pancake Breakfast and Craft Fair. Homemade baked items will be for sale as well as beautiful decorated pumpkins. Tickets, available at the door, are $6 for pancakes, eggs ...

Navy SEAL who killed Bin Laden defies ISIS death threat, wows crowd at Alabama ...
Navy SEAL who killed Bin Laden defies ISIS death threat, wows crowd at Alabama ...

Military retirement overhaul: Congress is on board — so what comes next?
Congressional aides said those moves will keep incentives flowing to all but a small percentage of senior service members. Lump-sum concerns. Military advocates have largely praised the new retirement plan, with one glaring exception. Capitol Hill ...

Amada Senior Care Expands to San Antonio
Amada Senior Care, premier provider of non-medical in-home care and assisted living placement counseling, recently opened its newest office in the state of Texas– its North San Antonio location. Amada franchise partner John Paschal came to the senior ...

Executives to be honored for senior service
Raymond Quartararo, the head of Global Design and Construction within Global Real Estate at JP Morgan Chase, will be honored at the inaugural Autumn Leaves Gala for James Lenox House and Carnegie East House next Tuesday (Oct. 13). Quartararo will ...

Elder Care to offer Medicare informational assistance
Elder Care is offering free counseling assistance with Medicare Part D enrollment beginning Oct. 15 through Dec. 7 at Elder Care, 1223 Swan Drive. Elder Care's trained Medicare Part D counselor Sue Kulp will be available by appointment only Monday ...

GraceFul Care Milestone Highlights Need for Senior Care, Housing in Reston
GraceFul Care, a Reston business that provides companionship and assistance for senior citizens, celebrated its 20th anniversary with a reception at Hunters Woods Fellowship House on Tuesday. Bringing GraceFul Care and Fellowship House together ...

Air Force Launch Competition To Include Missile Warning Satellite
WASHINGTON — GPS missions will comprise the bulk of the U.S. Air Force's first block of competitively procured launches in more than a decade, but there also will be a missile warning satellite and an unidentified payload in the mix, a senior service ...

Conference to focus on growing need, challenges for guardians for elderly ...
Conference to focus on growing need, challenges for guardians for elderly ...

New Brunswick looks to Netherlands for senior care ideas
Health officials and care providers grappling with how to deal with an aging population were given a glimpse into the Dutch medical system Wednesday in Moncton. Keynote speaker Dr. Guus Bannenberg, the CEO of the Dutch healthcare foundation Tragel ...

Which jobs could a 100-year-old do?
Today's children could live to 120 and work until they're 100, it's been claimed. But which occupations might they take on? Imagine you went to a football stadium and the steward who showed you to your seat was 93 years old. Today, most people might ...

Home Instead Senior Care celebrates 10 years
LEWISBURG — A recent survey said as many as 85 percent of persons over age 65 would choose to stay in their own homes in just about all cases as they get older. But as noted by Joe DeLauter, Home Instead Senior Care owner, people moving toward ...

Tufts Health Plan Medicare Preferred HMO and Senior Care Options Plans Earn 5 ...
Tufts Health Plan Medicare Preferred HMO and Senior Care Options Plans Earn 5 ...

At United Hebrew, a therapist changes career tracks in elder care
“I wanted to learn everybody's names — residents and staff,” said O'Brien, who has started a new job and a new role in elder care in a familiar place as executive director at Willow Towers, a 126-unit assisted living residence on the United Hebrew ...

Local services for seniors on the rise
According to numbers provided by Chrystal Wallace, senior service project manager at Malheur Council on Aging, the agency served 388 meals to 10 clients in 1994-95. In 2011-12, Malheur Council on Aging delivered 7,618 meals to 76 clients, and in ...

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The choice to move into a senior living community is as individual as the person making the decision. There is no clear-cut, step-by-step template that tells people exactly when it is time to consider a senior living community; whether that be an ...

Carroll Hospital to open ER suites for seniors
Carroll Hospital is putting the finishing touches on its new emergency department senior care suites — four private rooms where older patients will be afforded a more comfortable than usual hospital experience starting in November. The rooms will ...

Westchester Elder Law Attorneys Anthony Enea and Sara Meyers Shed Light on ...
Westchester Elder Law Attorneys Anthony Enea and Sara Meyers Shed Light on ...

Amada Senior Care Expands to Greater Bethesda
Amada Senior Care, premier provider of non-medical in-home care and assisted living placement counseling, recently opened its newest office in Maryland – its Bethesda location. Amada franchise partner Steve Schultz came to the senior care industry with ...

Elder Care: Traditional (original) Medicare versus Medicare Advantage Plans
When it is time to enroll in Medicare, it can be a challenge to determine if traditional Medicare or a Medicare Advantage plan will provide “the best” coverage for a particular individual. To review from last week's article, Traditional Medicare is ...

Senior Care Centers of America Acquires ElderWatch Plus
TREVOSE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Senior Care Centers of America, the largest operator of adult day health service centers in the United States, announced the acquisition of the adult day health services center of ElderWatch Plus, Inc. The newly acquired ...

Kern's abandoned property ordinance: 'Lenders have stepped up to the plate'
Eyewitness News called the toll-free number, and reached a company employee who said she would connect us with a senior service specialist who could take down a report about a problem with a piece of property. The house on Wilson is fairly clean, but ...

“Elder Care Revolution” the topic of lunch and learn Oct. 14
Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center is hosting a lunch and learn on the “Elder Care Revolution” on Wed., Oct. 14, from noon to 1 p.m. at the HRRMC Medical Clinics, 550 W. Highway 50, Salida. HRRMC Physical Therapist Sara Foster, PT, DPT, will ...

Colonie Senior Service Centers open new program that sells used tools
Colonie Senior Service Centers Executive Director Ed Neary, right, stands with the Umbrella of Colonie Director Jim Quinn to celebrate the organization's new program to sell discounted used tools homeowners and benefit Capital District Seniors. Photo ...

Those Unhappy with State Child Care and Senior Service Cuts
A group of protesters gathered on the Marion County Courthouse square at Main and Broadway in Salem Friday afternoon to protest cuts made by Governor Rauner to child care and programs for the elderly. A spokesman for the group, Nancy Sullens of Alma, ...

Letter: Falmouth shows how elder care should be done
I would like to express my gratitude to Capt. Mike Carroll, and the Emergency Medical Services in Falmouth for their responsive care of my mother, Patricia McDermott, who passed away Sept. 5. My mother suffered a heart attack and a stroke in the summer ...

Group Protests State Child Care and Senior Service Cuts
A group of protesters gathered on the Marion County Courthouse square at Main and Broadway in Salem Friday afternoon to protest cuts made by Governor Rauner to child care and programs for the elderly. A spokesman for the group, Nancy Sullens of Alma, ...

Home Instead Senior Care hosts golf tournament benefiting Pink Ribbon Fund
HATTIESBURG (WDAM) –The "Teeing Off in the Pink" golf tournament takes place October 19th at Canebrake Golf and Country Club. Shotgun start is at 11 a.m. The awards party follows at 4 p.m. Entry fee is $100 per person and the proceeds benefit the Pink ...

Senior Care Centers acquires Philadelphia facility
Based in Trevose, Pa., Senior Care Centers of America is a national of adult day health service centers. It operates 75 centers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, Kentucky, Ohio, Maryland, Mississippi and South ...

Elder care comes From The Heart
It was out of this need, this struggle, that From the Heart Elder Care was born. Now five years later, From the Heart outgrew its former home in Sussex Borough, and has moved to Route 515 in Vernon. Esposito has purchased a building for her thriving ...

Elder Care Salem Ensures Safety for Elderly Members in the Family
Meeting the highest standards of elder care Salem, this agency works on a simple motto. They believe that old age is something that touches all and at one point of time, everyone needs to be cared for. Caring for other's family members is not an easy ...

Conference will look at how technology can help senior care industry
“We wanted all of the senior-service providers in the area to know what's out there and learn new ways to connect with older adults and help them connect with each other and their families.” She said technology can be a strong tool in helping seniors ...

Home Instead Senior Care offers Alzheimer's training
SPRINGFIELD - The Home Instead Senior Care office serving the Pioneer Valley, located at 120 Carando Drive, is launching a new campaign designed to make the community more Alzheimer's friendly, according to a news release. Through the Alzheimer's ...

Flu Season Underway and Elder Care Holding Flu Clinics
The flu season is just beginning and Elder Care wants to help seniors be prepared for it. Flu clinics are being offered each Tuesday in October and community relations coordinator Jennifer Ennis said a lot of people have already come in this month. Two ...

Honor Shifts Closer To An On-Demand Model By Offering Elder Care Within Two ...
Honor Shifts Closer To An On-Demand Model By Offering Elder Care Within Two ...






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