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Community Notes
The Senior Service Corps of Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands is recruiting volunteers, age 55 and older, for its Three R's tutoring program in reading, math, science and creative writing and for its intergenerational book clubs in the ...

Senior Care Providers Recognize Need for Integrated Technology as LTPAC ...
Senior Care Providers Recognize Need for Integrated Technology as LTPAC ...

How EHRs can help providers better care
By necessity, there is more data created and bandwidth usage because of this population shift: Accompanying longevity comes a rise in chronic health conditions, more trips to the doctor and more patient transfers between senior care and acute-care ...

People: Executive transactions
The Aspire Group promoted Darren Arnold to senior director for the national sales center; Richard Floersch to senior service consultant for the University of Kansas; Solomon Randle to sales consultant for Louisiana Tech University; Gabriel Nunez to ...

State Treasurer, AARP, Senior Service Groups Urge Governor, Legislature To ...
State Treasurer, AARP, Senior Service Groups Urge Governor, Legislature To ...

We need a better Baker Act relating to elder care
In 1971, state Rep. Maxine Baker, a dedicated mental health advocate from Miami, proposed legislation intended to protect the basic rights and treatment of individuals who were mentally ill, many of who were homeless or without support. Her efforts ...

Demand for Senior Care Expected to Reach $62 Billion by 2026
The demand and future care for Canadian seniors is expected to dramatically rise by 2026 according to a new report. According to the Conference Board of Canada, spending and support care for seniors across all provinces is projected to increase six ...

Carson City Senior Service Network needs help with inaugural Festival of Trees
The Senior Service Network, a nonprofit that helps seniors pay for emergency expenses, is hosting its inaugural Festival of Trees, an event in which trees and wreaths, complete with decorations, will be available for sale. Event organizers are asking ...

Home Aide Senior Care opens in Okatie
Steven Frisch, Paul Billanti and the rest of Home Aide Senior Care staff, along with the Greater Bluffton Chamber, cut the ribbon and opened their doors to the new facility located at 16 William Pope Parkway in Okatie behind the Okatie Ale House. Home ...

Luzerne's Home Instead Senior Care and Area Agency on Aging begin annual Be a ...
Luzerne's Home Instead Senior Care and Area Agency on Aging begin annual Be a ...

UPenn nursing school selling elder care operation to Trinity Health
The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has agreed to sell its operation serving low-income people 55 and older sick enough for a nursing home but want to keep living at home, to Trinity Health. Terms of the deal, which was disclosed Tuesday, ...

Local community says 'No' to senior care facility
A community on the Valley's east side is determined to keep the peace and quiet they say they deserve. The area of concern is a small wetland near Harmon and Eastern Avenue. A local development company wants to build a care facility for seniors on top ...

Senior's death in Kamloops care home prompts family's call for increased staffing
The family of an 84-year-old woman who died after she was attacked by another resident in a Kamloops senior care home says staffing needs to be increased at all senior care residential facilities to stop further deaths. There have been nine deaths of ...

Walk the Park with Senior Care Centers of...
Walk the Park with Senior Care Centers of...

Home Instead Senior Care Looking for Santas for Seniors
"There are so many seniors, right here in the central Virginia area, that have nothing and no one," said Jeane McCusker, owner of the local Home Instead Senior Care office. "Through this program, we are able to show them that they are valuable members ...

News links: Tuition rises faster than inflation, how families plan for elder ...
News links: Tuition rises faster than inflation, how families plan for elder ...

care facility helps workers spend at Iowa Falls businesses
IOWA FALLS, Iowa — An Iowa Falls senior care facility is issuing money to its employees to use at other downtown businesses to help them during a disruptive streetscape project. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier (http://bit.ly/1McAqNW ) reports Scenic ...

Senior care facility helps workers spend at Iowa Falls businesses during ...
Senior care facility helps workers spend at Iowa Falls businesses during ...

Helping others is a beloved and essential aspect of Porter Gaud School experience
We have junior and senior service leaders. We're involved in more than 20 different community service projects throughout the Charleston area. We're pretty much doing something on a daily weekly, monthly, basis here.” Porter-Gaud students complete more ...

Deputies shut down unlicensed senior care home
EAGLE - Ada County Sheriff's Office detectives cited an Eagle woman for operating a senior care home without state certification. On Tuesday, deputies checked out a report that someone at a home on Lost Canyon Place in Eagle was running an unlicensed ...

Alameda: Senior care facility proposed for Bay Farm Island
ALAMEDA -- A proposal to build a senior care facility next to the Harbor Bay Ferry Terminal that would serve up to 100 residents will go before the Planning Board on Monday. Esplanade Shores would total 95,000 square feet and have an estimated 53 ...

Alameda: Senior care facility proposed for Bay Farm Island
ALAMEDA -- A proposal to build a senior care facility next to the Harbor Bay Ferry Terminal that would serve up to 100 residents will go before the Planning Board on Monday. Esplanade Shores would total 95,000 square feet and have an estimated 53 ...

Take time to investigate options on elder care
When it comes to elder care, quality matters. Thousands of Hoosier families are faced with ensuring that their loved ones receive the best possible care on a daily basis. November is National Family Caregivers Month, and it is time to consider the ...

Senior service
American Marco Dawson sank an 18ft birdie to win the Senior Open Championship at Sunningdale, preventing runner-up Bernhard Langer from securing a record-equalling second successive Senior Tour trophy. A Willie Park Junior masterpiece, lined with ...

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Fall Open Enrollment for prescription-drug and Medicare Advantage runs through Dec. 7th. It's the best chance seniors will have all year to manage their health-insurance costs by comparison shopping and taking the opportunity to make changes to their ...

AARP, State Treasurer, Senior Service Groups Urge Governor, Legislature To ...
AARP, State Treasurer, Senior Service Groups Urge Governor, Legislature To ...

Richmond Senior Services hosts annual awards luncheon
Recipients of the Senior Service Award were: Anna Williams, treasurer of Richmond Senior Services, and the Staten Island Giving Circle. Arthur Ullstrom, a Eucharistic minister for Saint Mary's Episcopal Church in West Brighton, received the ...

Certified Elder Law Attorney To Speak At Elder Care Panel Discussion On ...
Certified Elder Law Attorney To Speak At Elder Care Panel Discussion On ...

Meals on Wheels rolls on without Senior Services
Campbell County Fiscal Court unanimously voted to send $45,000 earmarked for Senior Service's Meals on Wheels program to Wesley Nov. 4. “We're spending the same amount of money,” Elberfeld said. Senior Services closed on a Friday, and Wesley ...

Planners OK senior care home, Taco Bell
Paul Stykel, chair of the RCPG's Current Urban Development Area (CUDA) committee, said the committee reviewed the senior care project and asked that the overhead utility lines in front be undergrounded. That condition was added to the motion to approve ...

Support agency reps to visit Highlands Senior Service Center
Clearlake >> Representatives from several support agencies are going to be on hand at the Highlands Senior Service Center during the month of November. The Redwood Caregivers Resource Center will be presenting its monthly training and support ...

Elder Care helps decipher Medicare options
Sue Kulp, Care manager supervisor at Washington County Elder Care, who has been a MAP volunteer for nine years, agrees. “We help people navigate Medicare.gov. That's where all the drug plans are located and we help them navigate that program, ...

Elder care cost deserves higher priority
While our nation faces a tsunami of rising care costs for people suffering from dementia, these challenges threaten to be even more overwhelming in rural areas here in Eastern Oregon. A study released in recent days found dementia care to be ...

Dinners Help Senior Citizens Afford Everyday Life
"They do have Social Security, but I've seen people with as low as $500 a month," Said Director of the Senior Service Center Shawna Tatman. "So if they're paying rent, paying utilities, it makes things very tight for them." If you want to help out area ...

Dancing with the Medina Stars aids senior-care nonprofit
The couples alternately stepped slowly, briskly, lightly and emphatically. Some dance routines were coordinated to the exact length of the song — a tango, cha cha, foxtrot, jitterbug, waltz, salsa and rumba. The dancers included a sheriff, a ...

Taking a stand for senior care
America's seniors are looking for more than easy access to healthcare. This fastest growing segment of the nation's population wants to keep its health. That requires creativity, said Jo Ann Jenkins, chief executive officer of the AARP. It requires ...

Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition Fights for Drug Pricing Transparency
Interview with Alan G. Rosenbloom, President and CEO of Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) about the Avalere Health Study: Long Term Care (LTC) Pharmacy Sector Plays Key, Growing Role in U.S. Seniors' Care as New Payment, Delivery Models ...

Another new senior-care facility to be built near Summerville
Another senior-care facility is coming to Greater Charleston to handle the influx of retirees and aging baby boomers. The Blake at Carnes Crossroads in Berkeley County will feature one- and two-bedroom assisted-living options and studio and one-bedroom ...

Elder Care partners with Senior Discounts website
LocalSeniorDiscounts.com is a dedicated website that provides great saving opportunities and resources for seniors at participating Tallahassee businesses. Those businesses enjoy a niche marketing program designed to enhance their marketing efforts and ...

Options exist for elder care
When it comes to elder care, quality matters. Thousands of Hoosier families are faced with ensuring their loved ones receive the best possible care on a daily basis. November is National Family Caregivers Month, and it is time to consider the options ...

Another new senior-care facility to be built near Summerville
Another senior-care facility is coming to Greater Charleston to handle the influx of retirees and aging baby boomers. The Blake at Carnes Crossroads in Berkeley County will feature one- and two-bedroom assisted-living options and studio and one-bedroom ...

Home Instead Senior Care to host Santa program
Home Instead Senior Care will again host its Be a Santa to a Senior program, which collects, wraps and delivers gifts to lonely, isolated and needy seniors in the region. The program started Nov. 2 and runs through Dec. 8. Participating locations will ...

House fails to overturn senior-care veto
The House failed to override a veto by Gov. Bruce Rauner that limits institutional care available to seniors. The measure would have ensured that seniors who get at-home or institutional care can continue to receive it after the Rauner administration ...

CBRE Capital Markets arranges $42M in construction financing for Midwest ...
CBRE Capital Markets arranges $42M in construction financing for Midwest ...

Movers & Shakers: Elder Care Alliance's New CEO
She joined Elder Care in 2010 as vice president of operations and led a comprehensive conversion and implemented electronic health records across all of Elder Care Alliance's communities. She was also instrumental in implementing the “I'm Still Here” ...

The Latest: House fails to overturn senior-care veto
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The latest on legislative action in the state Capitol as the budget impasse enters its fifth month without a resolution: ___. 3:45 p.m.. The House has failed to override a veto by Gov. Bruce Rauner that limits institutional ...

Brightwater Senior Living to host Alzheimer's discussion group
Caring Senior Service and Brightwater Senior Living have partnered to organize discussion groups that provide family caregivers with education, conversation and group support. The second discussion group is scheduled for both noon and 6 p.m. Thursday ...

Illinois House fails to override Gov Rauner's senior-care veto.
( KTRS ) Illinois House lawmakers have failed to override Governor Bruce Rauner's senior-care veto The measure that failed to pass Tuesday, would have ensured that seniors who get at-home or institutional care, continue to receive it after the Rauner ...

Hospital, senior-care centers go into emergency mode
When the tornado struck Floresville Oct. 30, local emergency response plans were put to the test. Personnel at the Connally Memorial Medical Center and two senior-care centers got to see how well their plans worked. When power from the Floresville ...

Senior living fair draws crowd
The three-story center, at 925 Main St., in Half Moon Bay, houses leading senior service agencies Senior Coastsiders and Coastside Adult Day Health Center. They routinely entertain local seniors with regular luncheons and programs, but there are still ...






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