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'Matters of the Heart' elder-care/veterans' seminar to be held Feb. 14 at the UH Law School
Many of the most delicate questions in end-of-life care, among other elder law topics, will be explored during a half-day seminar at the UH Law School on Valentine's Day. The Elder Law and Veterans Seminar, “Matters of the Heart,” is sponsored by the ...

Elder Care: Radical changes to Medicare reimbursements
Health care providers' traditional method of billing Medicare has been fee-for-service, under which they receive a set payment based on specific services that have been rendered. This type of system potentially promotes an increased use of services in ...

Elder Care Home: An Alternative to a Traditional Scottish Care Home
As our parents or grandparents grow older, it may become more of a struggle to provide the level of care they deserve every day. Unfortunately, a time may come when an elderly person can no longer care for themselves, or when you can no longer be there ...

Elder care in Ireland: An age-old question
Elder care in Ireland: An age-old question. Catherine O'Mahony. By Catherine O'Mahony Feb 5, 2017. Share this article: Elder care in Ireland: An age-old question. Looking after an elderly parent is not the same as caring for a child, as Britain's ...

Golden Opportunity: Elder Care's GO plans trip to Bentonville
Elder Care's Golden Opportunities is now enrolling participants for a trip to Bentonville, Ark., by motor coach April 4-5. The trip will include a tour of Crystal Bridges Museum and its extensive collection of American art. In addition, participants ...

Santa Clarita Elder Care Lawyer: Top Three Estate Planning Mistakes To Avoid
M.T., of Kaiden Elder Law Group is a Santa Clarita elder law attorney whose services cover estate planning, elder care law and the post-death administration of estates. The practice narrowed its focus to these three areas long ago in order to provide ...

Learn about elder care at upcoming seminar
MADISON HEIGHTS — Those with aging loved ones have many things to consider. But with a bit of planning comes peace of mind. All are invited to attend a special seminar on elder care and end-of-life issues, set to take place Saturday, Feb. 11, at ...

Exclusive: Inside Cambodia's elder care strategy
“In Cambodia, we have a culture of helping each other,” says Mom Bunthan. This culture is evident in the country's respect for its elder citizens. Bunthan is the Undersecretary of State for the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth ...

Palamon Snags €550M In Sale Of Spain's Top Elder Care Biz
Law360, New York (February 9, 2017, 3:45 PM EST) -- European private equity firm Palamon Capital Partners LP said Thursday it has inked the €550 million ($586 million) sale of SARquavitae Servicios a la Dependencia SL, the largest provider of elderly ...

Palamon Snags €550M In Sale Of Spain's Top Elder Care Biz ...
Palamon Snags €550M In Sale Of Spain's Top Elder Care Biz ...

Palamon Snags €550M In Sale Of Spain's Top Elder Care Biz
Law360, New York (February 9, 2017, 3:45 PM EST) -- European private equity firm Palamon Capital Partners LP said Thursday it has inked the €550 million ($586 million) sale of SARquavitae Servicios a la Dependencia SL, the largest provider of elderly ...

Elder Care: Challenging historical beliefs regarding grief
Did you ever find yourself smiling or laughing soon after the death of a loved one, and felt a sense of guilt about it? Or have you known someone who appeared to be functioning “normally” shortly after a significant loss, and felt concern that the ...

'Peter Pan' program to help elder care patients
Basting's program - which saw success in Milwaukee, including a documentary film and book called “The Penelope Project: An Arts-Based Odyssey to Change Elder Care,” - has had a huge impact on McAllister. “I've been dreaming and hoping to bring this to ...

Signs to watch for in elder abuse cases
We often wonder what we would do if we saw a child being abused, but have you ever considered what actions you can take to prevent the abuse of seniors? Elder abuse affects hundreds of thousands of Americans each year. Like children, adults who are ...

Intuition Robotics raised $6 million for its ElliQ elder care assistant robot
Intuition Robotics, maker of elder care assistant ElliQ, announced today that it has raised $6 million in funding from iRobot and equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd. With the funding, the Jerusalem-based company plans to open an office in the Bay ...

Senior care franchises surge as Bay Area population ages
Vanessa Watson, left, a caregiver with Homewatch CareGivers, chats with Juanita Curry as they prepare lunch together at Curry's home in Berkeley, Calif., on ...

Nobleboro Doctor, Greens Founder Focuses on Future of Elder Care
During a career spanning more than three decades, Dr. Allan “Chip” Teel has been able to experience multiple sides of the health-care industry, including as a primary-care physician and a co-founder of seven home-like assisted-living facilities in ...

Nobleboro Doctor, Greens Founder Focuses on Future of Elder Care ...
Nobleboro Doctor, Greens Founder Focuses on Future of Elder Care ...

Metro Justice pushes for better elder care
The image of nursing homes in the US is not always a kind one; they're sometimes portrayed as warehouses for elderly people who face neglect and/or abuse. But one of the most important and determining factors in the quality of nursing home care, what ...

Elder-care facility in West Toledo gets $3M in upgrades
A Toledo man whose family has long been in the elder-care sector has spent nearly $3 million on upgrades and renovations at a West Toledo skilled-care facility that he said had been neglected for a number of years and had nearly fallen into a state of ...

Learn about the new face of elder care
A whole new concept in elder care has hit Phoenix. They call it the Cocoon Project. Carol Keppler, CEO of AltWaters Technology, a Phoenix-based manufacturer of energy medicine, had good reason to care. Her husband's mother, who had health problems, ...

Elder Care Services Market Will Generate New Growth Opportunities by 2020
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 care ...

Why So Many Texans Prefer Home Care to Other Elder Care Options
This report discusses the poor condition of nursing homes across the state and basically the news is not just bad, but horrendous for this level of elder care. Nursing homes rated, on average across the state, extremely poor. In fact, one report called ...

First Command Reports: Military Families Feeling Financially ...
First Command Reports: Military Families Feeling Financially ...

Elder Care: Flustered by funerals
People think and converse about many different subjects including their profession, events in their daily lives, their plans for the future, current local and world events, and people they know; just to name a few. However, unless one has recently ...

A senior moment: Innovative care at Country Village
Tucked at the end of a cul-de-sac off Cohasset Road in northern Chico, the Country Village, owned by Lyn Dorenzo and managed by Executive Director Cliff Keene, has been a trailblazer in elder care for Butte County. It was the first facility of its size ...

Silver Linings: Communities, churches turn to 19th century nursing traditions for elder care
Each month, the nine community and parish nurses meet to talk about their clients. Shown from left is Angelika Stedman of Hartland, Vt., Janice Cundey of the First Baptist Church of New London, and Rita Severinghaus of The Church of Christ at Dartmouth ...

Cafe 60 reaches out to baby boomers: Elder Care program offered in participating restaurants
Robert Todd, left, meets Jerry and Donna Wahl on Wednesday in the Hawks Point dining room as part of the Cafe 60 program. While living in their own homes, they took advantage of the Elder Care program to provide nutritious meals to older Americans, ...

Elder Care Gets an Upgrade
It is also being test-marketed through two Texas Wal-Mart stores, in Arlington and North Richland Hills. The Wall Street Journal talked with Honor co-founder and Chief Executive Seth Sternberg about how technology can improve elder care and the role of ...

Elder care
I wish to thank The Jerusalem Post for publishing two articles on its February 20 front page that exposed shocking findings of abuse and neglect of the elderly at a nursing home in Haifa (“Five arrested for abuse at nursing home,” “Litzman: I will ...

Elder Care Costs Surprise and Stress Military Families
The sizable cost of elder care often catches many middle-class military families off guard. A fifth of respondents in a recent survey commissioned by First Command Financial Services said they were spending an average of $1,342 a month to care for an ...

Elder Care Costs Surprise and Stress Military Families
The sizable cost of elder care often catches many middle-class military families off guard. A fifth of respondents in a recent survey commissioned by First Command Financial Services said they were spending an average of $1,342 a month to care for an ...

Tax Benefits of Caring for an Aging Relative | WGRZ.com
Caring for an elderly relative can be rewarding, but incredibly difficult – as well as expensive. However, it may be possible to recoup some of the costs through ...

Elder Care: Curious about cremation?
For those individuals who are willing to think about and plan ahead for death, or for families who have had to make choices regarding deceased loved ones, one of the major questions that arises is burial or cremation? The disposition of human remains ...

Congdon: Talk about elder care now rather than later
As I work in an elder care community -- in particular an assisted living/memory support community, this week's tip is a frequent discussion between families and myself. The following tips are words of advice from my experience and other experts ...

Southern Illinois legislator voices concerns about elder-care program
A Southern Illinois legislator is speaking out against action which he says will impact senior citizens. State Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, said this week ...

Southern Illinois legislator voices concerns about elder-care program
A Southern Illinois legislator is speaking out against action which he says will impact senior citizens. State Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, said this week that a plan by Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration will strip care from 40,000 elderly ...

Rise of the $300 Billion Senior Care Industry
That's a 75-percent increase from previous aging generations – a growth that has fueled a greater need for elder care. In the U.S. alone, elder care is projected to be worth approximately $400 billion by 2018, and out of the many types of available ...

Tax Breaks You Can Get For Taking Care of Aging Relatives - WFMY
Caring for an elderly relative can be rewarding, but incredibly difficult – as well as expensive. However, it may be possible to recoup some of the costs through ...

Beiser speaks out against Rauner's cuts to elder-care program
ALTON – State Rep. Dan Beiser, D-Alton, is standing with senior advocates to speak out against the Rauner Administration's new rules that will strip care from 40,000 elderly residents, remove criminal background check requirements for caregivers and ...

Tax breaks you can get for taking care of aging relatives
Caring for an elderly relative can be rewarding, but incredibly difficult – as well as expensive. However, it may be possible to recoup some of the costs through income tax savings. There are three general approaches to tax savings on elder care costs ...

Elder Care Services Market Estimated to Flourish by 2020 – Persistence Market Research
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 care ...

Elder abuse on social media sites rising and causing concern
Watrel says he believes laws that hold elder care workers accountable need to catch up with online vulnerability. "I think a specific law should be passed, a criminal law, to deal with this specific issue." In the meantime, he says ask facilities and ...






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