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Elder Care News 07/2016



Ask Amy: Elder care takes social toll on beleaguered daughter
According to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics survey, 16 percent of Americans (40.4 million) age 15 and over provide unpaid elder care. You have surrendered your job and turned your life inside out in order to be with your parents now. You are facing ...

Report says there aren't enough elder-care doctors
Of the 383 geriatrician fellowship spots available nationally to medical residents, only about half are filled this year. (Photo: iStock). Given that such a large percentage of the medical spending in the United States goes towards end-of-life care, it ...

RI groups join in program to reduce costs for improved elder care
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Tufts Health Plan Foundation has announced an $80,000 pilot program to help older adults living in subsidized housing manage chronic illnesses and live independently. Saint Elizabeth Community in Providence will pilot WellCare ...

Elder Care: The difficulties of accepting loved one's decision to 'let go'
It's a popular saying these days and means many things to many people; however, “Let Them Go” is quite a different matter altogether. Watching a loved one refuse rehabilitation is difficult. Feeling that they are being stubborn and uncooperative with ...

MediCaring Communities Model for Elder Care Assures Reliable Services within Current Financing – a Solution for ...
MediCaring Communities Model for Elder Care Assures Reliable Services within Current Financing – a Solution for ...

MediCaring Communities Model for Elder Care Assures Reliable Services within Current Financing – a Solution for ...
MediCaring Communities Model for Elder Care Assures Reliable Services within Current Financing – a Solution for ...

Elder Care Disruptive Technology Involves More Than Just Apps
In the elder care space, technology is playing a major role in helping keep America's aging population in their homes. But the advancements aren't coming from young Turks inventing apps to provide some clever on-demand services. Rather, the great ...

Elder Care Disruptive Technology Involves More Than Just Apps
In the elder care space, technology is playing a major role in helping keep America's aging population in their homes. But the advancements aren't coming from young Turks inventing apps to provide some clever on-demand services. Rather, the great ...

Nigeria looks to manage surging population, elder care
But, that could change by 2050 when the country is expected to rise in the rankings. Around 30 million of the population will be at least 60 years old. And that will add to a growing number of the country's vulnerable people. CCTV's Kelechi Emekalam ...

Elder care and the Echo are topics at next VIP meeting
Elder care provider Kim Clark — who specializes in assistive technologies — is the guest at the next meeting of the Bainbridge Island Visually Impaired Persons Support Group at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 13. Clark will show Amazon's Echo device and how ...

Newstalk: 'Sandwich Generation,' elder care advice from estate planning expert
NEWSTALK - Dave Zumpano, from the Estate Planning Law Center, offers help on eldercare – specifically the “Sandwich Generation.” You may say, 'What is Sandwich Generation?" Have you ever felt "sandwiched" between the pressures of caring for an ...

Newstalk: 'Sandwich Generation,' elder care advice from estate planning expert
NEWSTALK - Dave Zumpano, from the Estate Planning Law Center, offers help on eldercare – specifically the “Sandwich Generation.” You may say, 'What is Sandwich Generation?" Have you ever felt "sandwiched" between the pressures of caring for an ...

Elder-care facilities heading to Port Royal, Okatie (and one will have a happy hour)
An Ohio-based health care company is bringing two new rehabilitation communities to Beaufort County, joining a host of other elder-care offerings north and south of the Broad River. Sprenger Health Care broke ground in April on a new senior living ...

Elder-care home proposed for Jimmy Daniel Road in west Athens
Athens-Clarke County planning commissioners are recommending approval of a special-use permit for a proposed 130-unit personal care home for people 55 years of age and older off Jimmie Daniel Road in the western end of the county. The personal care ...

Elder-care home proposed for Jimmy Daniel Road in west Athens
Athens-Clarke County planning commissioners are recommending approval of a special-use permit for a proposed 130-unit personal care home for people 55 years of age and older off Jimmie Daniel Road in the western end of the county. The personal care ...

Picking an Elder Care Home for Dad: 5 Questions Families Should Ask Themselves
We've contacted elder care experts to provide valuable insights on each of these core, complex issues. It's our hope that, as you answer these questions for yourself, you can more confidently help your loved one transition to the next stage of life ...

Elder care: Know your options
TORRINGTON – It can be the hardest decision a family will ever make, to limit a loved one's independence. There may have been many reasons to make such a decision, but ultimately the all-encompassing factor was safety; a loved one can no longer live on ...

Elder care: Know your options
TORRINGTON – It can be the hardest decision a family will ever make, to limit a loved one's independence. There may have been many reasons to make such a decision, but ultimately the all-encompassing factor was safety; a loved one can no longer live on ...

Councillor Urging Islanders To Fill In Elder Care Survey
The councillor responsible for providing care for elderly people in Scilly is urging all islanders to give their views on the service. Cllr Fran Grottick, who chairs the Council's Community Services committee, says the questionnaire has been sent to ...

Picking an Elder Care Home for Dad: 5 Questions Families Should Ask Themselves
We've contacted elder care experts to provide valuable insights on each of these core, complex issues. It's our hope that, as you answer these questions for yourself, you can more confidently help your loved one transition to the next stage of life ...

Elder Care: The Challenge of Managing Medications
About half of Americans age 65 and older take five or more medications daily and many mix prescription and over-the-counter medications with vitamin, mineral, and herbal supplements. “With each additional medication or supplement, the risk of an ...

Elder Care Company Placed Thousands Of Seniors Into Nursing Homes To Defraud Medicare And Medicaid
Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, center, with Health and Human Service (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell, left, and FBI Director James Comey, speaks during a news conference on health care fraud at the Justice Department in Washington, Thursday, June ...

Elder Care Company Placed Thousands Of Seniors Into Nursing Homes To Defraud Medicare And Medicaid
Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, center, with Health and Human Service (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell, left, and FBI Director James Comey, speaks during a news conference on health care fraud at the Justice Department in Washington, Thursday, June ...

Bonamici talks mental health, elder care
The Oregon Democrat visited the ElderPlace North Coast location, which opened last year, to tour the facility, meet program participants and discuss elder care, a new mental health initiative and community programs with Providence staff. Investing in ...

Elder Care Company Placed Thousands Of Seniors Into Nursing Homes To Defraud Medicare And Medicaid
Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, center, with Health and Human Service (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell, left, and FBI Director James Comey, speaks during a news conference on health care fraud at the Justice Department in Washington, Thursday, June ...

Elder care on-demand: why tech is setting its sights on your parents
Since 2013, several startups have launched with the mission of bringing the on-demand model to elder care. HomeHero, based in Los Angeles, recently announced a program which facilitates transferring patients from the hospital to home with the help of a ...

Trying to find adequate elder care is a bureaucratic and personal nightmare
I've been studying elder care for more than 40 years. My special interest is how social welfare policies affect long-term care. But what I have learned during my career didn't fully prepare me when I was suddenly thrust into a grueling long-distance ...

Hand in Hand Elder Care Announces a New Senior Placement ...
Hand in Hand Elder Care Announces a New Senior Placement ...

Hand in Hand Elder Care Announces a New Senior Placement Advisor
LONG ISLAND, N.Y., July 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hand in Hand Elder Care, a leader in assisted living placements, today announced a recent addition to the company's executive team to meet the needs of growing referrals and community demand for ...

104-apartment personal care and memory care community coming to Beaumont Centre
The community “will offer dedicated memory care neighborhoods with access to a family-support coordinator, an elder care consultant whose primary role is to serve as a personal adviser, and single point-of-contact for families,” according to the news ...

Elder Law Attorney Aids New Jersey Families with Elder Care Issues
Frank Campisano, a renowned elder law attorney of Sedita, Campisano & Campisano LLC, divulged how professional help is offered to the elderly in making their last will. Wayne, New Jersy - July 29, 2016 - The “do-it-yourself” trend is popular in many ...

Help Available for Families Needing Elder Care
DENVER, CO – Elder care continues to be one of the most complicated needs in our society. Literally in Colorado there are thousands of agencies providing home care, assisted living, and other long term care services. Families are often overwhelmed ...






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