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Elder Care News 05/2016



Affordable geriatric care
The India Home Health Care team has introduced 'The Elder Care' geriatric package for varied needs of the elderly. From basic care to 24-hour requirement, the services can be accessed from the comfort of one's home. The 'Basic Care' package is for ...

Grab cowboy boots, western duds for Elder Care benefit
Traveler, historian, author and columnist, the Original Buffalo Dale started his weekly column with the Examiner-Enterprise nine years ago. Covering a wide variety of topics in a folksy style, he hopes to share his love of history, travel and current ...

Elder care speaker Stuart Furman to speak at Memory Care Group
Join us on Thursday, May 19, at 10 a.m. in the Multipurpose Room, to hear guest speaker Stuart Furman, Esq. from Southern California Legal Center and author of The Eldercare Ready Book. His presentation will be about demystifying eldercare and will be ...

Pa. lawmaker to host elder-care seminary on May 14
Paul Schemel will host a seminar on elder care on Saturday, May 14, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the auditorium at Waynesboro Area Middle School at 702 E. 2nd St. The purpose of the event is to provide senior caregivers with expert advice and information ...

Elder-care facilities swamped by quake evacuees in Kumamoto
In the village of Minamiaso, the site of a large landslide triggered by the 7.3-magnitude quake on April 16, the biggest so far, people unable to live in their homes any longer are flocking to elder-care facilities. At Suiseien, a special nursing home ...

​The trip back home to "Bettyville"
But suddenly I'm like the Mick Jagger of elder care." When we visited with Hodgman, his biggest worry was that Betty was worried about him. "I think my mother has this feeling that I'm here taking care of her and that I'm in kind of retreat. And I ...

Elder Care Barbeque is a Success
Osage County's Mullendore Cross Bell Ranch hosted the 18th-Annual Good, the Bad, and the Barbeque fund raiser for Bartlesville's Elder Care Saturday night. Kathleen Fogerty hosted the event which her mother Katsy Mullendore started to honor the work ...

The best places to 'grow old' aren't always ones that rank high for retirement
New analysis from Caring.com ranked states based on a combination of factors including median cost of elder care services, facility reviews and support for caregivers. Here's how the top 10 fared against Bankrate.com's latest list of best states to ...

The Elder Care Market: Products and Services
Assess current trends and market data for various product segments essentially healthcare, housing, and assistive devices and technology. - Gain insight into healthcare, housing and assistive device segments of the U.S. elder care market. - Identify ...

Legionella found in Auburn elder care facility
The Commons on St. Anthony in Auburn has confirmed that legionella has been found in drinking water in the elder care facility. Officials at the Commons on St. Anthony say that “trace amounts” of the bacteria were found after a resident was diagnosed ...

Susan Geffen To Conduct Elder Care Seminar “Raising Up Your Parents” in West Los Angeles CA
Susan B. Geffen will conduct an elder care seminar in West Los Angeles area on 21st of May Saturday. The seminar, “Raising UP Your Parents,” is designed to help Baby Boomers prepare for the inevitable and cope with existing situation and shall answer ...

5 Questions with elder care expert Kelli Tungate
The month of May isn't just about a big race here in Indy. It's also Older Americans Month, celebrating the many contributions older adults have made to our country and our communities. As state director for Caregiver Homes of Indiana, Kelli Tungate ...

Elder Care | Seniors Want to Live in Their Own Homes
There was a time in America when neighbors helped neighbors. When parents lived near both their children and their parents; the generations took care of each other, as the youngsters grew strong and the elders' time neared an end. Kinship networks grew ...

Granlund cartoon: Elder care shortages
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Elder Care: Five myths about saving nursing home costs and estate planning
As we observe Elder Law Month in May, it seems appropriate to share some common misunderstandings or myths about long-term care. I apologize in advance if I step on toes or offend sensibilities of what is politically correct. Remember that the role of ...

Advisor Clients Facing Private-Pay Challenges For Elder Care
The cost of hiring a caregiver from a home health agency has been rising In the aftermath of the U.S. Department of Labor's repeal of the companion care exemption for third party employers, which went into effect last October. As a result, financial ...

Could Radar Be The Future Of Elder Care?
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As our population ages, the risk of falling increases. A Villanova University professor is conducting research that could help identify fall victims quickly using radar. “In 2030, 20-percent of the people will be above 65, so the ...

The time to explore long-term elder care is before you need it, experts say
Kathy Brandt watches as her husband, Russ, cleans green beans for dinner at their Norfolk home on May 11, 2016. Kathy was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's several years ago, and Russ has since found out that caregiving assistance, such as respite ...

Pa. state representative hosts elder-care forum
Experts said the time to make decisions about elder care is before they actually need to be made. Speakers at a Saturday expo for senior citizens and caregivers encouraged attendees to explore their options sooner rather than later. They said it is ...

Free elder care workshop scheduled
The Atrium, A Choice Community will host an elder care workshop from 10:30 a.m. to noon and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at the facility, 216 Main St., downtown Johnstown. The workshop will cover topics such as estate planning, Medicaid and Medicare, ...

Personal experience adds new dimension to elder care researcher's work
For more than thirty-five years Laura Katz Olson has studied the impact of elder care policy on vulnerable populations in the U.S. But, not even her deep knowledge of the subject could prepare her for her appalling encounters with the system when her ...

China Investment Roadmap: the Elder Care Industry – New Issue of China Briefing Magazine
China elderly care 250x350 The latest issue of China Briefing Magazine, titled “China Investment Roadmap: the Elder Care Industry“, is out now and available to subscribers as a complimentary download in the Asia Briefing Bookstore through the month of ...

Elder Care: Preparing for long-term care or reacting to a crisis
Six years after starting Keystone Elder Law is a good milepost to be reflective as we observe Elder Law Month during May. Whether you are in your retirement years or are helping a loved one who is, Keystone Elder Law's experience and services are ...

Health Pro: Elder care a passion for Dr. Visa
The common belief that memory loss as you age is normal is wrong, according to the work of Dr. Visa Srinivasan, Medical Director of Health First Aging Services and the East Central Florida Memory Clinic located in the same Melbourne facility. In those ...

Vermont's Innovative Elder Care Program, SASH, Cited As A National Model
Karyn Crossman, a SASH coordinator pays a visit to 88-year-old Lloyd Piggrem, of Rutland. Piggrem is one of 100 clients Crossman works with through a statewide nonprofit that provides a variety of home based support services. Nina Keck / VPR. Vermont's ...

Elder Care and Sharknados: What's a Nonprofit Board Consultant to Do?
I am a consultant who has been doing strategic planning with a nonprofit that is facing significant marketplace changes. The executive director is very knowledgeable on many levels. She has a great board president who is a whiz at finance and is very ...

Vermont's Innovative Elder Care Program, SASH, Cited As A National Model
Karyn Crossman, a SASH coordinator pays a visit to 88-year-old Lloyd Piggrem, of Rutland. Piggrem is one of 100 clients Crossman works with through a statewide nonprofit that provides a variety of home-based support services. Nina Keck / VPR ...

Inter-Lakes sells Ti elder-care homes
The shift in elder-care administration comes as health-care facilities in Ticonderoga move to build a comprehensive "medical village" format, with cooperation between Inter-Lakes Health and the University of Vermont Health Network, Elizabethtown ...

Elder Care: Choosing an elder law attorney
Perhaps an attorney once helped them to buy their house or to prepare a will after their children were born. Other clients have had some experience during their working years interacting with an attorney about business or organizational issues. Who ...

Elder Care Expert: Planning Is Essential for Future Caregivers
Patricia Ann Rencher kicked off her Women of Color seminar by giving attendees a hint about their futures. At about age 50, their roles as caregivers would probably begin--whether they were prepared or not. Rencher's presentation was all about how to ...

State officials blame owner of neglectful elder care facility for tangled evacuation
DETROIT — Local and state officials didn't disagree with the shuttering of an elderly care facility accused of neglect this week, but some questioned the manner in which residents and families were notified. The Ashley Court, a Livonia senior living ...

Asus wants its new robot to help with elder care
There will be more than 2 billion people over the age of 60 in 2050 -- more than double the number today, according to a recent Bank of America Merrill Lynch Research study. And as the average life expectancy continues to climb, elder care will become ...


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