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Elder Care News 04/2016



Duo helps keep elder care in the home
Jeff Wolf and Senen Cabalfin own Executive Care, a home-care franchise based in Howell. When did you decide you wanted to be an entrepreneur? We have always had the desire to own and operate our own businesses. We are what some would call serial ...

Global Elder-Care Technology Market Worth USD 10.3 Billion by 2020 - Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts Report ...
Global Elder-Care Technology Market Worth USD 10.3 Billion by 2020 - Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts Report ...

Former Employee of Framingham Elder Care Facility Seeking Class Action Lawsuit
FRAMINGHAM, MA - A local elder care and rehabilitation facility is at the center of a lawsuit initiated by a former employee and now, attorneys for that employee are seeking class action status, alleging the center hasn't paid multiple workers for "off ...

Provide elder-care leave for spending time with parents
I am in broad agreement with Ms Corinna Lim's views in her commentary “Balancing a career and caregiving is no longer just a women's issue” (March 29). Singapore has rolled out initiatives to give both genders responsibility for looking after their ...

Wish comes true for elder care resident
Dorough's story has been entered in Second Wind Dreams, which is a non-profit organization that enhances the quality of life for those living in elder care communities and changes the perception of aging by making wishes come true. Crawford will tutor ...

Congress includes directive to assist Holocaust survivors in elder care reauthorization
WASHINGTON (JTA) — A new provision in the bill funding assistance for the elderly directs the federal government to issue guidance to states on serving Holocaust survivors. The Jewish Federations of North America lobbied for the inclusion of the ...

Elder care becomes an option for FGCU nursing students
Elizabeth Popescu and Lucita Cheriza, from left to right, take vitals on a resident at the Vi at Bentley Village retirement community in Naples, Fla. on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. (Logan Newell/Special to the Daily News). Posted: Yesterday 5:24 p.m.. 0 ...

Elder care bill includes directive to assist Holocaust survivors
Elder care bill includes directive to assist Holocaust survivors. New provision in bill funding assistance for the elderly directs the federal government to assist Holocaust survivors. By JTA. First Publish: 4/11/2016, 3:58 AM. Holocaust survivor ...

State House rallies planned for higher wages for RI's elder-care workers
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Before Rhode Island lawmakers head out for a week-long spring break, they will be confronted with back-to-back rallies this week for-and-against higher wages for the "front-line" workers in the state's elder-care industry, including ...

State House rallies planned for higher wages for RI's elder-care workers
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Before Rhode Island lawmakers head out for a week-long spring break, they will be confronted with back-to-back rallies this week for-and-against higher wages for the "front-line" workers in the state's elder-care industry, including ...

Business Bits: Planning for elder care, volunteer opportunities with Comcast
Help planning for elder care. Local entrepreneur and certified senior adviser Brett Billings of Foresight will discuss the fundamentals of elder care planning at a free event hosted by Brow Wood Assisted Living on April 19 at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m ...

Area faith leaders call for funding for drug rehabilitation, elder care
Reverend Brenda Brown-Grooms of New Beginnings Christian Community gave her reflection to about 300 community members from 27 local congregations who attended the IMPACT meeting focused on Elderly Care Tuesday at the Church of the ...

Nunavut sends seniors to Ottawa due to lack of elder care beds
The Government of Nunavut says some unilingual Inuktitut-speaking elders are being sent to Ottawa nursing homes because the territory doesn't have enough capacity at its elder care facilities. Last month, 85-year-old Bernadette Irkoktee from Rankin ...

Elder care facility wins dismissal of ADA and PHRA discrimination claims
PHILADELPHIA -- A Newtown Square continuing care facility has won its motion for a partial dismissal of a plaintiff's discrimination claims under both the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (PHRA). On Thursday ...

Klobuchar's staff coming to Austin to talk aging, elder care
Staff from U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar's office will visit the Mower County Senior Center, 400 Third Ave. NE in Austin, at noon on April 20 as part of a statewide Serving Our Seniors tour. The forum is free and open to the public. Klobuchar's staff will ...

Elder Care: Improving health literacy
Improving one's health literacy requires an understanding of the educational obstacles described in last week's article, as well as concepts about how people make decisions and the practical implications of applying those decisions to daily life. A ...

Lighting up the lives of elder-care residents
The active volunteer continues to visit up to a dozen seniors bi-weekly, bringing her signature smile and a listening ear to just about every Jewish elder-care resident in East Seminole County, including residents of Arden Courts of Winter Springs ...

Elder Care: Conversations of Care
According to Bureau of Labor Statistics U.S. 2015, roughly 40 million Americans provide unpaid elder care to a loved one. As loved ones age, their needs and behaviors change. Invariably, these changes impact all family members. Managing elder care can ...

Pet Therapy Day: East Longmeadow elder care facility East Village Place to recognize furry friend
Pet Therapy Day: East Longmeadow elder care facility East Village Place to recognize furry friend. evp pr bentley.jpg. Bentley and his owner, Mike Smist, visit a resident at East Village Place in East Longmeadow. Print Email · Sean Teehan | Special to ...

Elder Care: Frequently asked questions about Power of Attorney documents
Often in our practice, we begin by explaining to people the various legal documents that they should have as a foundation. More often than not, most people believe that they only need a Last Will and Testament and do not understand the significance of ...

Elder Care: Elder law vs. elder care
May is right around the corner, and in addition to celebrating the arrival of spring, this month has been designated as Older Americans Month and National Elder Law Month. The theme for Older Americans Month is “Blaze a Trail,” which is exactly what ...

Lawmakers Hesitant To Toughen Oversight Of Elder Care Facilities
Lawmakers Hesitant To Toughen Oversight Of Elder Care Facilities. Hawaii legislators want to delay the start of unannounced inspections and nixed money for the long-term care ombudsman. about 3 hours ago · By Nathan Eagle · 0. Sections. Unless state ...

WCH Elder Care program looks at the bigger picture
The WCH's Elder Care Program aims to address some of these issues by providing comprehensive multidisciplinary care to older patients with chronic conditions. For example, a specially trained elder-care nurse can identify at-risk patients — those who ...

Adventures in Elder Care, Part Two - aka, We Have Assisted Lift-Off!
Planet Michelle is almost back into regular orbit. Just need to check telemetry, trajectory, and de-wedgie my spacesuit for reentry. Cannot tell you how much I've missed you guys. Watchers of this space might recall that I've been on enforced hiatus ...

DOJ Launches Task Forces to Stop Abuse of Elder Patients
Dr. Bill Thomas, founder of the Green House Project and the Eden Alternative, two nonprofit organizations for improving long-term care for the elderly, says the task forces could help curtail some abuses but won't fix the country's broken elder care ...

Sidwell Friends School Was Protested in Attempt to Save Nearby Elder-Care Facility
The school announced plans to purchase the elder-care facility for $32.5 million last September, to accommodate its lower school, which is currently located in Bethesda. The sale of Washington Home drew flak because it would displace its population of ...

Elder Care Concerns
Everyone needs a break. If you are living with a senior and are the primary caregiver, remember to take care of yourself. It's wonderful that you are providing the means for your loved one to stay at home, but caregiving is demanding — and it's normal ...






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