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Adventures in Elder Care, aka, Oh, Hell - Mom Fell!
I'm still on mandated hiatus for probably another month, but I wanted to let my orbiters know what's been up here on Planet Michelle. My mother fell. It's amazing how just three little words can change life as you know it; set off a clusterfuck of ...

Smart Home Trial Aimed At Improving Elder Care
Smart Home Trial Aimed At Improving Elder Care. HuffPost Australia | By Eoin Blackwell · Email. Posted: 07/03/2016 19:58 AEST Updated: 07/03/2016 19:58 AEST. SAMSUNG SENSOR. A man places a sensor on his. It will send data to the Holly Smart Home ...

MORRIS: Elder care with a twist
In this business, some phone calls spell trouble or problems. Someone is upset about a story that has been written, or maybe we didn't cover an event they thought we should have. Then there are the Sister Barbara Ann Zeller phone calls. And suddenly ...

Elder Care: An Investment Goal No One Plans For
When talking with your clients about their specific investment goals, what usually comes up in the discussion? Retirement is an overwhelming favorite, right? How about funding a college education for children or grandchildren? Perhaps starting a small ...

Elder Care: 'Help! I've fallen and ...'
While the commercial tried to depict the serious and frightening situation of an older person who is home alone after experiencing a fall and requiring assistance, its design and the frequency with which it was viewed turned this call for help into a ...

Turtle 5K raises funds for Cherokee Elder Care
Cherokee Elder Care hosted its second Turtle 5k glow run on Friday, and parent-child duos dominated the field. Runners from around the area ran to help promote CEC and its services. Runners were dressed in neon and wearing glow sticks for the evening ...

WMRMC hosts Elder Care Forum
Hospice Compassus noted the inaugural alliance roundtable meeting for the White Mountain Senior Healthcare Alliance in Navajo County will be held at 9 a.m. on March 24. This forum will be at the Navajo County Complex in Show Low. The next Elder Care ...

Connecting Our Community: Elder Care in Montgomery County (VIDEO)
It's been said that by the year 2030, at least 3.5 million more healthcare professionals will be needed. In Montgomery County, the current need for nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants is acute. The Family & Nursing Care Foundation said that “this ...

Global Industry Analysis on Elder Care Services Market, 2014 ...
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Bayhealth to host conference on LGBTQ elder care
Bayhealth Kent General, 640 S. State St., Dover, will host a one-day conference to discuss lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning elder care issues from 7:45 a.m. to noon March 24. The conference, “LGBTQ Aging and Healthcare: A Cultural ...

Overhaul of elder care needed as dementia rates set to skyrocket in Nunavut: report
Nunavut needs to build a long-term dementia care unit, add dozens of residential long-term care beds and consolidate elder care into one department, says a report by the territory's health department. Those were just three of several recommendations ...

Janus Plans New ETFs Focusing Health, Elder Care, Organics
The new funds will have exposure to “long-term global demographic and consumer shifts,” focusing on long-term elder care, increased health and fitness awareness, combatting obesity, and growing demand for organic products. Janus writes that these ...

Elder Care: Maintaining independence with a personal emergency response system
Last week's article about falls and older adults may have some people who live alone wondering what will happen to them if they fall and can't get up. I've worked with seniors who have had varying plans in place as safety nets in case of an emergency ...

Elder Care Fair
Pearl Mjanes, Helmut and Christa Haas and event organizer Laurie Verchomin, at the Spring Elder Care Fair on March 12 in the Sechelt Seniors Activity Centre. This was the first in a planned series of Elder Care Fairs – 11 seniors' service providers ...

United States Elder Care Market: Products and Services 2014-2020 for the $500+ Billion Market - Research and Markets
This report provides a broad background on the structure of the U.S. elder care healthcare market and the chief issues it faces. It offers the information needed to understand the current market and to address the emerging one. Comparisons with the ...

$15M Beaverton development will match foster kids with elder care
On the heels of that deal comes news that Bridge Meadows has actually acquired a full two acres at the intersection of Allen Boulevard and Menlo Drive that will be home to a new intergenerational community center and 41 residential units, including ...

Elder Care's Golden Hour to feature Lennie Baker
Elder Care is hosting its monthly Golden Hour meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at 1223 Swan Drive for those interested in learning more about Golden Opportunities. This month's social meeting features local entertainment favorite Lennie Baker, whose ...

Savvy senior: Elder mediation can help families resolve caregiving conflicts
DEAR BICKERING: It's not unusual when adult children disagree with each other regarding the care of an elder parent. If your siblings are willing, a good possible solution is to hire an “elder care mediator” who can help you work through your ...

Nunavut elder care facility on track for 2017
Iqaluit Niaqunnguu MLA Pat Angnakak says she got tired of waiting for government to move on an elders residential care facility in Iqaluit so she decided to spearhead the project herself with a local committee. Her efforts are paying off. (PHOTO BY ...

College to host Elder Care Expo
Raritan Valley Community College will host an Elder Care Expo, a free community event for family care givers and seniors, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, at the college's Branchburg campus. The Expo will include workshops, health screenings ...

I needed to find care for my elderly aunt. What I found was an eldercare crisis.
Presidential candidates Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and John Kasich have all addressed the elder care issue, with Clinton presenting a plan that would launch a government initiative to recruit workers and give tax breaks for family members who care ...

Navigating Medicaid for elder care can be as painful as the ailments
You have to be very impoverished or very sick to qualify for Medicaid late in life. No wonder people put off thinking about it. It's also hardly the way most of us would want to live out our final days — or years. Depending on whether your state has ...

A new approach to elder care
The population in the United States is getting older, the fact is unavoidable. While we are thankful for the medical advances in technology, research and diagnostics that allow us to live longer, there is a lot to consider. The U.S. Census Bureau in ...

My Take: Childcare support welcome, but what about elder care?
“Elder care is where childcare was 25 years ago, where you had to lie and say you were sick in order to facilitate your kids being sick,” says Pat Irwin, president of consulting service ElderCareCanada. “The combination of more women in the workplace ...

RVCC to Hold Popular Elder Care Expo on April 2
Raritan Valley Community College will host an Elder Care Expo, a free community event for family care givers and seniors, on Saturday, April 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the College's Branchburg Campus. The Expo will include workshops, health ...

LGBTQ elder care issues examined at Dover conference
LGBTQ elder care issues examined at Dover conference. By Jon Budler 3:53pm, March 24, 2016. LGBTQ Aging and Healthcare issues were explored Thursday at a Dover conference. (Photo/Jon Budler). Work is underway to eliminate discrimination in ...

Elder Care: The November election and aging
Some folks may already know who they plan to vote for in November, while others may still be undecided. Despite the fact that our senior population is rapidly increasing, issues related to an older population have not been hot topics during this year's ...

How to Convince Your Baby Boomer Parents to Let Elder-Care Robots Nurse Them
Without hesitation, the chairman of Rethink Robotics and the former director of the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab said that anyone seeking a”financial hit” should get into elder-care robots. That industry, Brooks said with confidence, is about to ...

Elder care professionals team up to educate community
With that demographic shift comes the need for both the elderly and their adult children to plan and prepare for the new realities that set in during the later stages of life — realities at-home elder-care service providers like the nonprofit Staying ...

Navigating Medicaid for elder care can be as painful as the ailments
You have to be very impoverished or very sick to qualify for Medicaid late in life. No wonder people put off thinking about it. It's also hardly the way most of us would want to live out our final days — or years. Depending on whether your state has ...

Navigating Medicaid for elder care can be as painful as the ailments
You have to be very impoverished or very sick to qualify for Medicaid late in life. No wonder people put off thinking about it. It's also hardly the way most of us would want to live out our final days — or years. Depending on whether your state has ...

Elder Care honored with LeadingAge award
Elder Care's Center for Healthy Aging &NeuroHealth recently received the 2016 Best Practice of the Year Award from LeadingAge Oklahoma. The award was presented to Elder Care's Executive Director Mike Fogle at the 21st Annual LeadingAge Oklahoma ...

Elder care: Where is the risk?
Okay. Old joke. But the truth is, they share another common enemy that is not a relative. It is risk. When it comes to kids and seniors alike, society's goal seems to be creating a zero-risk existence. This is as pointless and insulting for the older ...

PLOWS Council on Aging Offers Free Seminar on Elder Care Issues
PLOWS Council on Aging Offers Free Seminar on Elder Care Issues. PLOWS Council on Aging is presenting a program for older adults and their caregivers on legal eldercare issues and financial benefits on Saturday, April 9, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m ...

Elder Care Concerns
The “universal worker” and the “consistent staffing” concepts are two best practices that are found in skilled nursing and assisted living homes. Both can improve the direct care given residents. A universal worker, sometimes referred to as a cross ...






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