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Study: Workloads higher for elder care nurses in Finland than in other Nordic countries
Care workers providing services in Finnish elder care institutions have noticeably heavier workloads than their colleagues in other Nordic countries. According to the results of a NORDCARE research project conducted across Finland, Sweden, Norway and ...

Wealth changes views of elder care: survey
China's wealthy people are increasingly embracing new ways of elder care such as high-end senior living communities and private hospitals, according to a report jointly released by the Hurun Report and Taikang Life Insurance Co on Wednesday. The report ...

Letters on advanced care planning, Hillary and Trump, elder care
As a registered nurse for 30 years in the hospital setting, I see so many patients who do not have an advance directive. I wish everyone could understand how important it is to plan ahead regarding health care decisions in the event of a sudden illness ...

Elder Care: Hope and walk for a cure for Alzheimer's - Cumberlink.com
Scientific journals reported in August that a preliminary study has found that the drug Aducanumab not only decreased the plaques that have been thought to ...

Letter: An example of the helped: Elder Care Services
Worth mentioning: I began calling the city utility department mid morning last Friday and was able to get through to an employee by early afternoon. I explained that all of our frozen meals and those in the walk-in (prepared on Thursday for Monday's ...

Elder health conference seeks to augment skills for caregivers
“You're in a business that I'm afraid is not about to slow down,” Dr. Rodney Kibler said during a keynote speech last week at a two-day conference on elder care aimed at both professional and private caregivers. The event, held in Charlottesville, was ...

Niche in elder care: assisted living for LGBT seniors
With the nation's senior population expected to double in the next 20 years, there's a growing need for senior services. One niche: the millions of LGBT baby boomers who came from an era when equal rights were only a dream. A new community in Palm ...

Niche in elder care: assisted living for LGBT seniors - Marketplace
With the nation's senior population expected to double in the next 20 years, there's a growing need for senior services. One niche: the millions of LGBT baby ...

Mental Health To Elder Care: Greenwich United Way Pinpoints Areas Of Need
Youth in crisis, the achievement gap in education, mental health services and older adult care are among the issues with the largest need in Greenwich, according to the United Way. Photo Credit: Greenwich United Way website ...

Elder care nonprofit promotes deputy to executive director | NJBIZ
SAGE Eldercare, a nonprofit serving older adults, their families and caregivers in four New Jersey counties, named a new executive director, it announced ...

America's Elder Care Workers
They are the backbone of our nation's elder care system — helping the oldest Americans bathe, eat, get dressed, remember their medications, get to and from doctors' appointments and participate in meaningful social engagement. The work they do is ...

Trump unveils child care financing plan in pitch to suburban women
... Care Savings Accounts could be financed by tax-deductible contributions and tax-free appreciation, and parents could use them to finance traditional child care, after-school programs and tuition for private schools, as well as elder care for aged ...

Could elder-care leave become the new paternity leave?
With more Americans living longer and developing diseases and disabilities as they age, elder care is claiming a larger share of a person's finances and attention. There is clearly a need for providing employees with options to spend time with their ...

Mesothelioma, Elder Care, and the Importance of Programs Like NICHE
In fact, according to a recent Wall Street Journal article, the increased need for elder care is one of the largest-growing sections of the healthcare industry. As more people look for newer and better care options to suit their lifestyle, income, and ...

The Wisdom of Trump's Elder Care Plan
Donald Trump's plan to help families offset the costs of caring for young children and adult dependents has brought the elder care issue squarely into the limelight. The plan would create new tax-deductible Dependent Care Savings Accounts (DCSAs), ...

The Wisdom of Trump's Elder Care Plan
Donald Trump's plan to help families offset the costs of caring for young children and adult dependents has brought the elder care issue squarely into the limelight. The plan would create new tax-deductible Dependent Care Savings Accounts (DCSAs), ...

Elder Care: Grandparents as parents
Last Sunday was officially Grandparents Day, a tribute to all older adults who share their lives with younger generations. Grandparenting involves many different roles including that of friend, mentor, disciplinarian, banker, babysitter, mediator ...

Elder Care Services honors senior volunteers
That includes volunteers who visit other home bound seniors, those who take seniors to doctors appointments and those who serve as foster grandparents to little ones at school. Mary Balcom has been a foster grandparent for 15 years. "I can't sit down ...

A Salute To America's Elder Care Workers
By Abby Marquand, Next Avenue Contributor. Back in April, at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J., a motley group of social scientists, researchers, artists and activists convened to discuss the value of the work of our nation's ...

Elder Care announces new physical therapist
Elder Care recently announced that Kelsey Kliewer, PT, DPT, joined the staff at Elder Care Physical Therapy. “We are excited to welcome Kelsey to Elder Care,” says Josh Lindblom, PT, DPT, director of physical therapy. “Kelsey has enthusiasm and ...

Elder Care's Golden Hour to feature Lighter SIde Band
Elder Care will host its monthly Golden Hour meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at 1223 Swan Dr. for those interested in learning more about Golden Opportunities. This date marks the program's 10th year anniversary. Lighter Side Band, a four-piece band from ...

Senior Strategies Series | Dreiling to present power of attorney ...
Senior Strategies Series | Dreiling to present power of attorney ...

Oktoberfest celebration supports Elder Care missions
Munich may be the epicenter, but across the world, Oktoberfest celebrations will be attended by millions including here in Tallahassee. Elder Care Services is holding its Oktoberfest, their fall fundraiser, at a new venue, the Centre of Tallahassee, on ...

The ultimate tool when planning to care for an elder - USA Today
Consulting firm Deloitte announced on Sept. 8 it would expand its benefits package to give its employees paid leave of up to 16 weeks for all types of caregiving, ...

Warning Signs of Elder Care Abuse
Most elder care abuse takes place where the seniors live – so at home at the hands of relatives or in an institutional setting at the hands of facility employees. All 50 states have some form of elder abuse prevention laws, however the definitions and ...

Maxwell Fulbright Professor to Study Elder Care in Post-War Bosnia
Azra Hromadžić was 16 and in her second year of high school in 1992 when war broke out in her home country. She and her family lived—and survived—under siege for three years in Bihać, Bosnia, a then-republic of Yugoslavia. After the war relented, ...

Relief Coming for 'Sandwich Generation' through Elder-Care Leave?
The company is being lauded for accepting the importance of elder care in much the same way that numerous companies recognize the value of maternity and now paternity leave. As reported by Sushma Un, reported for Market Watch in the blog, Relief may ...

TAKE A STAND: Elder Care
Two recent unrelated but disturbing cases are shining light on a growing problem both in our area and nationwide. A senior living senior center in West Ashley has built a fence around a retention pond, where in July, a 90-year-old woman wandered away ...

Rising number of geriatric people is key driver for the global elder care services market, 2020
PMR95 Elder care service, also known as elderly care service, is the fulfillment of the special needs and requirements that are unique for older people. Major services assisted to older people include home care services, institutional care, adult day ...

ELDER CARE: Flu Shot Clinic starts Saturday - News - Bartlesville ...
ELDER CARE: Flu Shot Clinic starts Saturday - News - Bartlesville ...

South Nassau Earns National Recognition for Elder Care
South Nassau Communities Hospital has been recognized for its commitment and dedication to meeting the complex healthcare needs of elder patients. South Nassau is just the second Long Island-based hospital to earn the designation. Nurses Improving ...

Looking for elder care resources? Here's where to begin
There are a lot of elder care resources out there -- some trusted and some, well, a bit more subjective. Lightpost, part of the USA TODAY Network, is a new website that provides step-by-step guidance for preparing to care for an elder, something more ...

Looking for elder care resources? Here's where to begin
There are a lot of elder care resources out there -- some trusted and some, well, a bit more subjective. Lightpost, part of the USA TODAY Network, is a new website that provides step-by-step guidance for preparing to care for an elder, something more ...

Alliance Homecare Announces Acquisition of Elder Care ... - Benzinga
Alliance Homecare – a concierge home health care provider serving individuals and families in New York City, Long Island, Westchester and the Lower Hudson ...

Joan Z. Rough pens emotional memoir about elder care
Joan Z. Rough will read from her memoir, Scattering Ashes, at New Dominion Bookshop on Friday. Publicity photo. Arts · Raennah Lorne. 9/28/16 at 7:00 AM. In the epilogue of her book, Scattering Ashes: A Memoir of Letting Go, Charlottesville-based ...

Alliance Homecare Acquires Elder Care Alternatives
NEW YORK (September 28, 2016)—Alliance Homecare, a concierge home health care provider serving individuals and families in New York City, Long Island, Westchester and the Lower Hudson Valley, recently announced the acquisition of Elder Care ...

Aging 2.0 Brings Its Focus on Technology and Elder Care to Houston
Talley, a native Houstonian and serial tech entrepreneur, says he first became interested in elder care issues a few years ago when he realized an app he had created where users could add narrative to a sequence of pictures could also be used by ...

Parenting podcast on Brad and Angelina, and difficult elder care ...
Parenting podcast on Brad and Angelina, and difficult elder care ...

State faces new complaint over elder care after settling similar suit
The latest allegations regarding state oversight of elder care come from Everhart, who was the state long-term care ombudswoman from February 2006 until her termination in June 2016. Her whistleblower complaint accuses the New Mexico Aging and ...

Elder Care Concerns: Loneliness
In March, I wrote a column about the three plagues that could potentially affect the well-being of elders: boredom, loneliness and helplessness. I want to revisit one of those, loneliness, with information from a Sept. 6 New York Times article by Katie ...






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