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Nursing Professor Is A Change Maker For Elder Care
Judy Lucas Associate Professor Judith A. Lucas, Ed.D., APRN, GCNS-BC, has devoted much of her professional work to issues related to safety and quality of care for geriatric populations living in community home care, assisted living and nursing homes ...

Nursing Professor Is A Change Maker For Elder Care
Judy Lucas Associate Professor Judith A. Lucas, Ed.D., APRN, GCNS-BC, has devoted much of her professional work to issues related to safety and quality of care for geriatric populations living in community home care, assisted living and nursing homes ...

Longmeadow elder care service holds ribbon cutting for new facility ...
Longmeadow elder care service holds ribbon cutting for new facility ...

Elder Care: Family caregivers month
During the month of November, one focus of our thoughts is the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday and the blessings of family and friends. Thus, November is a very appropriate month to celebrate National Family Caregivers Month. Family caregivers provide ...

Targeting the untapped market of wearables for elder care
Today's 20-something tech wizards might not worry about the challenges of old age. But they should. Seniors represent a huge untapped market for tech companies. While just 13 percent of America's population is 65 or older today, that slice will jump to ...

Q&A: Things you may not know about elder care
WFTV-Channel 9 anchor Martie Salt will visit Brevard for a special viewing of “Blindsided,” her double Emmy-nominated documentary on the subject of aging in place. Salt based the special on the experiences of her own parents. Salt's program takes place ...

AG files suit against one of Pittsburgh's largest elder care providers
The company was No. 6 on the Business Times' Book of Lists ranking of the region's largest elder care providers. The lawsuit resulted from an investigation by the health care section of the AG's office and names 11 of the Grane facilities, including ...

New locally, firm offers affordable elder care options
Vacaville native Rebecca Smith says that her new business — Always Best Care Senior Services — is a different breed of elder care firm. The single mother of two teenage daughters opened her Vacaville-based franchise Aug. 1, covering all of Solano ...

New locally, firm offers affordable elder care options
Vacaville native Rebecca Smith says that her new business — Always Best Care Senior Services — is a different breed of elder care firm. The single mother of two teenage daughters opened her Vacaville-based franchise Aug. 1, covering all of Solano ...

Elder Care Network to host Nov. 9 event in Winona on assistance services
There will be a presentation to learn about assistance services from local senior advocates on Nov. 9 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Winona Family Community Center, in the activity room, 1756 Kraemer Drive. The event is aimed for those who need ...

Linda Nelson: dedicated to elder care, St. Peter
Colleagues and friends call Linda Nelsen a strong leader, a champion for the elderly and mission-driven. Nelsen, administrator and CEO at Benedictine Health Center, died Oct. 24 at age 59 after battling cancer for years. Even during difficult ...

New locally, firm offers affordable elder care options
Vacaville native Rebecca Smith says that her new business — Always Best Care Senior Services — is a different breed of elder care firm. The single mother of two teenage daughters opened her Vacaville-based franchise Aug. 1, covering all of Solano ...

Targeting the Untapped Market of Wearables for Elder Care | Sierra ...
Targeting the Untapped Market of Wearables for Elder Care | Sierra ...

How Wearables Can Help With Elder Care
The elderly currently represent about 14.5 percent of the U.S. population, and by 2030 there will be about 74 million older individuals. As healthcare costs escalate and pressures are placed on healthcare institutions to provide adequate care, new ...

Local Seniors get More Transportation Options
"The elder care community is growing exponentially; over 10,000 seniors turn 65 every day," says Lew Wilson, the President of Local Senior Discounts. "The need just grows and grows. Anything we can do to support their efforts to get out and get around ...

Targeting the Untapped Market of Wearables for Elder Care ...
Targeting the Untapped Market of Wearables for Elder Care ...

Targeting the Untapped Market of Wearables for Elder Care
Targeting the Untapped Market of Wearables for Elder Care. November 8th, 2016 by Temple City Tribune. Wearables empower patients to take control of their health and manage chronic illnesses. - Courtesy. Wearables empower patients to take control of ...

Collection backs elder-care needs of religious communities
The annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection, a parish-based appeal that benefits nearly 33,000 senior Catholic sisters, brothers and religious-order priests, is set for Nov. 19-20 in the Diocese of Pittsburgh. The diocese contributed $462,969 ...

Elder Care: Showing appreciation for veterans on Veterans Day
Jessica Greene is a certified elder law attorney at Keystone Elder Law P.C. in Upper Allen Township, and is a VA accredited attorney. Keystone's office can be reached at 697-3223 or [email protected] The Elder Care column appears every Friday ...

Standing up for Petaluma's seniors
It was during that time that Robeson became intimately involved in elder care, specifically issues of abuse or neglect in an aging population. In her legal practice now, Robeson specializes in elder abuse cases and also volunteers with the Elder ...

Study: Meals on Wheels delivers cooked food, companionship and safety checks
When interviewing those involved in elder care for Lightpost, the USA TODAY's new website devoted to helping people through big life changes like caring for an aging loved one, we came across several people who raved about the effectiveness and ...

Age Concern urges elder care after earthquake
Age Concern is urging communities to keep an eye out for their elderly in the aftermath of another devastating earthquake. Thousands of homes have suffered damage across the country, and many who live alone may feel isolated or need help as people ...

BRUW Success Story | DayBreak provides friends for seniors
A United Way partner agency, Elder Care, has a solution. DayBreak is an adult day health program that offers a safe and stimulating environment. Seniors participate in therapeutic activities, exercise programs, medical services and most importantly, ...

What's Behind America's Elder Care Crisis
What's Behind America's Elder Care Crisis. Long-term care can be ruinously expensive, and the odds of needing it are high. So why don't seniors buy insurance to cover it? November 15, 2016|by Lee Simmons ...

Elder Care Services Market is Expected to Witness a Steady Growth by 2020 – Persistence Market Research Study
Patient-Engagement-1 The global elder care services market is categorized based on various types of services. The market has been segmented into adult day care, home care and institutional care. Adult day care is a planned program of activities ...

Thanksgiving is the time for tough conversations about elder care says Illinois-based Elder Law attorney
With families spread out across the country, Thanksgiving is one of the few times of the year when we are able to gather together. We eat. We laugh. We share. We even fight. But what we don't do is talk about how we are going to manage our affairs, as ...

An FSA Can Help Finance Your Elder Care Obligations
While much of the attention on the flexible spending account program during the annual benefits open season—which started this week and runs through December 12–for federal employees focuses on using such accounts for health care or child care ...

What's Behind America's Elder Care Crisis
What's Behind America's Elder Care Crisis. Long-term care can be ruinously expensive, and the odds of needing it are high. So why don't seniors buy insurance to cover it? November 15, 2016|by Lee Simmons ...

Change of plan: Elder care worker ratios to remain the same
Change of plan: Elder care worker ratios to remain the same. The Finnish government has decided to keep caregiver-to-client ratios in the elder care sector at current rates of 0.5 workers for each client. Previously government said it wanted to ...

CareLike Introduces Nation's Most Comprehensive Senior Housing ...
CareLike Introduces Nation's Most Comprehensive Senior Housing ...

CareLike Introduces Nation's Most Comprehensive Senior Housing and Elder Care Database
ATLANTA, Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — As many Americans are discovering, finding the perfect care service for a senior loved one is challenging. Per data from a 2015 AARP report, approximately 43.5 million adults provided unpaid elder care, mainly to ...

Seminar to address elder care
To address the increasing demand, the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Center for Healthy Communities HealthLink and the Ohio Statewide Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Region IV are sponsoring a seminar, “Elder Care: A ...

Elder caregiving a growing burden to women in mid-career ...
Elder caregiving a growing burden to women in mid-career ...

Global Voices: Teddy bears among creative ideas for elder care
The mind of a five-year-old might be exactly what elder care needs. What about a facility designed by Disney? It's just one of the creative solutions popping up around the world, proving that engaging, personalized environments improve quality of life ...

WSU offers elder care seminar
DAYTON — To address the increasing demand for elder care, the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Center for Healthy Communities HealthLink and the Ohio Statewide Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Region IV will present a ...

Elder caregiving a growing burden to women in mid-career
As longevity increases, the need for elder care is growing, and the lion's share of that burden falls to women. And to give such care, many are forced to cut back on working or leave the workforce entirely. The study, "Women Working Longer: Labor ...

WSU offers elder care seminar
DAYTON — To address the increasing demand for elder care, the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine Center for Healthy Communities HealthLink and the Ohio Statewide Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Region IV will present a ...

Targeting the Untapped Market of Wearables for Elder Care
Today's 20-something tech wizards might not worry about the challenges of old age. But they should. Seniors represent a huge untapped market for tech companies. While just 13 percent of America's population is 65 or older today, that slice will jump to ...

Elder Care: Last call for Medicare Open Enrollment
I am a couple of years too young for that. The bad news for me is that the 2017 cost of medical insurance for my wife and me will increase almost 50 percent! The combination of our insurance payments and out-of-pocket minimum payments will be more than ...

Boost in Elder Care May Come from Tax Increases on Wealthy and Marijuana
The goal of this new tax, according to Governor Bullock, is to increase state employee wages, increase tax credits for expanding businesses, expand job training initiatives, improve youth suicide prevention, and boost elder care. Elder care can be ...

Targeting the untapped market of wearables for elder care
Today's 20-something tech wizards might not worry about the challenges of old age. But they should. Seniors represent a huge untapped market for tech companies. While just 13 percent of America's population is 65 or older today that slice will jump to ...

BEHIND CLOSED DOORS: Stopping elder abuse in in-home care
(New America Media) — They were so happy to find her. The young woman sent by Home Instead Senior Care made a good impression on the whole family. Not only was she attentive, personable and experienced, she also seemed strong enough to help ...

Elder caregiving a growing burden to women in mid-career
Women's long-term participation in the workforce faces a threat from the growing need for elder care. That's according to a new study by Sean Fahle, assistant professor in the Department of Economics, College of Arts and Sciences, and Kathleen McGarry, ...

Tarrytown Elder Care Advocate Approaches Work With Dignity, Respect
Saturno appreciates the ability to make a difference in someone's life, and particularly enjoys working in elder care. "I've found that sometimes elders may feel disempowered, especially if they are first entering a long term care setting,'' Saturno ...

Major donation to help set new standard for elder care
Major donation to help set new standard for elder care. Updated: 5:06 PM EST Nov 29, 2016. Advertisement. Advertisement. Share. Copy Link. Copy. {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Meghan Torjussen · Anchor. Major donation to help set new standard for ...

Elder Care Concerns: Helplessness
As with most of the issues revolving around elder care, helplessness has no one solution. It is obvious that the degree at which a person is affected depends on the kind of life-style she or he enjoyed before the onset of the current circumstances. It ...

Tarrytown Elder Care Advocate Approaches Work With Dignity, Respect
Saturno appreciates the ability to make a difference in someone's life, and particularly enjoys working in elder care. "I've found that sometimes elders may feel disempowered, especially if they are first entering a long term care setting,'' Saturno ...






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