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Financial planning needs to include long-term care needs ...
Financial planning needs to include long-term care needs ...

License plate sticker discount available for seniors
DeKALB – Seniors in DeKalb County can buy their license plate stickers for $24 by filling out a Benefit Access application. Shari Hanson of the information and assistance department at Elder Care Services, 1701 E. Lincoln Highway, said Benefit Access ...

Today's letters: It takes everyone to fix elder care
Are we truly willing to fix elder care? Re: Shocking elder-abuse case shows our shameful complacency, July 5. There is no other word but horrifying to describe what happened to Georges Karam. I have no doubt that it has happened to others and will ...

Cona: Elder care expands in New York; will it be enough?
jennifer-cona New York is one of the first states in the nation to enact a paid family leave benefit law and to expand the definition of family caregiving to include elder care. Gov. Cuomo's Paid Family Leave Benefits Law applies to all businesses ...

Florida Phasing Out Project AIDS Care, Other Medicaid Waivers
Rick Scott signed a bill formally eliminating this waiver for AIDS, along with waivers for cystic fibrosis, developmental disabilities and elder care. Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration said while the waiver is going away, AIDS patients in ...

Elder care is the next topic in HR's summer seminar series | Around ...
Elder care is the next topic in HR's summer seminar series | Around ...

Elder Care: When the government pays for skilled nursing care
Check out the book, “Long Term Care Guide: Essential Tools for Solving the Elder Care Puzzle,” at the Whistlestop Bookshop or Amazon, and see Keystone's free directory of services for older adults at www.mypeaceguide.com. Keystone Elder Law has ...

One Woman's Slide From the Upper Middle Class to Medicaid
... specialized tasks: a long-term care insurance salesman, a nurse consultant to help get the insurance company's decision reversed, an elder care lawyer to set up the trust, another consultant to help with the Medicaid application, and a malpractice ...

Kinder College? Some Schools Are Striving To Make Applying Less Stressful
"They have to work to earn money for the family, or they have to take care of younger siblings, or there is some elder care that they are having to take care of." On its application, MIT has reduced the number of extracurricular activities students can ...

Region faces a growing elder-care crisis
There will be an estimated 75,000 people above the age of 65 in Oman by 2025. Getty Images. Despite the furious pace of change and modernisation in our region over the past few decades, the traditional extended family – comprising parents, cousins, ...

Fire in elder care facility forces 30 out of their homes
A Terrebonne elder care facility was evacuated early Sunday morning due to a fire. Roughly 30 people were forced out of the Oasis Reception Centre on St-Louis St. Three of them were hospitalized for smoke inhalation and burns, though police said none ...

94-year-old woman dead in elder care home fire
Quebec provincial police say a 94-year-old woman has died after an overnight fire tore through a seniors' residence northeast of Montreal. The woman was hospitalized in serious condition following the blaze, which police believe could be criminal in ...

Fire in elder care facility forces dozens out of their homes
A Terrebonne elder care facility was evacuated early Sunday morning due to a fire that police are calling suspicious. Forty-three people were forced out of the Oasis Reception Centre on St-Louis St. Twelve of them were hospitalized for smoke inhalation ...

Around Town: Enhancing elder care on the Island
Denise Alexander tries a new Motomed with therapist Michelle Haddad, left, at the Glengarry Hospital Summertime Celebration. Photograph By DARREN STONE, Times Colonist. As luck would have it, organizers of the annual summer celebration for ...

Senate's proposed Medicaid cuts could make long-term-care unaffordable
There are elder-care attorneys who specialize in setting up irrevocable trusts to protect assets from Medicaid's look back. For these clients — who are less than wealthy but own a house or other assets that would disqualify them — the reason for ...

Former TIME Journalist Launches New Media Startup to Change ...
Former TIME Journalist Launches New Media Startup to Change ...

Intuition Robotics raises another $14 million, this time from Toyota Research Institute
Intuition Robotics, maker of the ElliQ robotic elder care assistant, and opened an office in San Francisco. As it looks to grow staff and ramp up testing of the product, the company has raised another $14 million, this time from Toyota Research ...

Best Buy Offers 'Smart' Solution For Elder Care
Best Buy has added an elder-care remote monitoring option to its menu of complimentary in-home consultations and paid Geek Squad installations. The new service is limited to its hometown Minneapolis market. "Best Buy Inc. is launching a new "smart ...

Porterville man accused of running illegal elder care center
A 66-year-old Porterville man has been arrested after allegations surfaced that he was running an unlicensed elder facility and claims of physical abuse. Officers responded to a medical aid call just after 9:30 a.m. at Victory Palace Room and Board in ...

Hawaii Passes Law to Ease Responsibility of Elder Care
Hawaii last week passed legislation that will provide working family caregivers with financial assistance to help pay for costs associated with caring for their elders. The Kupuna Caregivers Act, signed Thursday by Hawaii Gov. David Ige, is the first ...

Elder Care: Trust the signs of a magical process
Learn more about the article's author, and other community education opportunities, at www.keystoneelderlaw.com. Check out the book, “Long Term Care Guide: Essential Tools for Solving the Elder Care Puzzle,” at the Whistlestop Bookshop or Amazon, and ...

Landes visits nursing homes to get a close look at elder care
FISHERSVILLE — The future of Medicaid payments to states could have a profound effect on Virginia's nursing homes and the bottom line of the state budget, according to Del. Steve Landes. Pending federal health care legislation now before the U.S ...

Hawaii Legislates Assistance for Family Caregivers
The program, named after the Hawaiian word for elder or grandparent, provides a voucher of up to $70 per day for elder care support services, giving a break to family caregivers of HME patients. According to Caring Across Generations, a national ...

Mahopac's Sloan & Feller: Leaders in Elder Care Law
Feller grew up in New City in neighboring Rockland County and received his bachelor's degree from SUNY Albany. After graduating Brooklyn Law School, he joined elder-care attorney Leslie Sloan in New York City, who would eventually become his partner ...

State Veterans Affairs secretary says he is reducing capacity at King veterans home
Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Dan Zimmerman said he has dropped the number of beds available at the King veterans home in light of ongoing staff shortages there and changing models of elder care nationwide. The Wisconsin ...

If You Really Want That Job . . .
Further, why am I being offered full-time executive assistant or elder care positions at $12 an hour? Out of about 50 leads, only one may be relevant to me. So while on the site I waste much time filtering out what is completely not applicable to me ...

Living Well in the Golden Years: Las Vegas Mental Health Clinic ...
Living Well in the Golden Years: Las Vegas Mental Health Clinic ...

Santa Rosa nursing home company named in class-action suit
A Santa Rosa elder care facility is named in a federal class-action lawsuit accusing its operators of chronic understaffing and failing to meet the basic needs of residents who pay fees up to $10,000 a month. Brookdale Fountaingrove, one of 89 ...

St. Charles offers free consults for seniors
By empowering seniors and their families, St. Charles' mission is to help them make informed decisions and discover the gamut of elder care services that can help alleviate worry and stress. St. Charles' Resource Center for Aging is exclusively for ...

Elder Care: Federal regulations of nursing home - Cumberlink.com
Oftentimes, news reports about nursing homes highlight tragic incidents or perceived failures of a specific facility or the industry in general to care for vulnerable, ...

Elder Care: Federal regulations of nursing home
Oftentimes, news reports about nursing homes highlight tragic incidents or perceived failures of a specific facility or the industry in general to care for vulnerable, older adults. Our firm works with many clients who are receiving excellent care in ...

Nature Connection expands caregiver training in Lexington
Professional caregiver trainings are open to professionals working across the elder care spectrum including residential, assisted living and memory care settings, and family caregiver trainings are for members caring for loved ones at home. “We are ...

Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law Hour: Estate Planning ...
Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law Hour: Estate Planning ...

Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic
Nurse Practitioner Jean Hinrichson has joined the Elder Care Department at Essentia Health St. Mary's-Detroit Lakes Clinic in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. "I chose this opportunity because of my previous experience in nursing working with the elderly ...

5 free resources for caregivers providing dementia care
Providing dementia care can be a challenge, but at Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services (SCES) we help caregivers identify services that help maximize independence and quality of life for both themselves and the people they care for. Senior Elder Care ...

Don Who to perform at Golden Hour
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 month's social meeting features Don Who, a duo that consists of Tom Stevens of ...

Tips for Choosing a Care Provider for a Loved One With Alzheimer's Disease
Deciding to use elder care providers for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease is always difficult but professional carers can offer solutions for family members who have to work or who need a break for any reason. MORE: Could phosphatidylserine ...

Don Who to perform at Golden Hour
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 month's social meeting features Don Who, a duo that consists of Tom Stevens of ...

Elderly animals get the care and comfort they need in Santa Fe sanctuary
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary is an elder care and hospice sanctuary for dogs, horses and more. Monday they brought two ambassadors to the studio to promote an upcoming fundraiser. The resident animals of Kindred ...

New day care enrolling infants to 5-year-olds in DeKalb
Both she and Sanchez have more than 20 years experience in childcare, and have most recently worked in elder care. Herrmann worked at Lutheran Social Services of Illinois until she became one of hundreds of casualties of the state budget impasse that ...

Haverhill's Hatem-Roy Takes the Reins at Elder Services | WHAV
Joan Hatem-Roy of Haverhill is the new chief executive officer of Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, replacing Rosanne DiStefano who retired. Hatem-Roy ...

Health and safety policies for therapy animal visits vary widely
A survey of U.S. hospitals, elder care facilities, and therapy animal organizations revealed their health and safety policies for therapy animal visits varied widely, with many not following recommended guidelines for animal visitation. The research ...

Elder Care Services Market is Expecting Worldwide Growth 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 ...

How Hometeam Cofounder Josh Bruno Found A Calling In Elder Care
"If you'd asked me five years ago if I would have been running a senior care company, or even a healthcare company, I would not have imagined this," says Josh Bruno, cofounder and CEO of Hometeam and a member of the 2016 30 Under 30 list for ...

How Hometeam Cofounder Josh Bruno Found A Calling In Elder Care
"If you'd asked me five years ago if I would have been running a senior care company, or even a healthcare company, I would not have imagined this," says Josh ...

FOLLOWUP: Here's how to help lifelong West Seattleite and local school employee who lost home to fire
In the intervening years, while also working full time, Roger helped provide elder care for his parents — driving them to and from appointments, family events, and taking care of the home. His mother passed away several years ago, followed by his ...

Elder Care: Medication regulation in nursing homes
Check out the book, “Long Term Care Guide: Essential Tools for Solving the Elder Care Puzzle,” at the Whistlestop Bookshop or Amazon, and see Keystone's free directory of services for older adults at www.mypeaceguide.com. Keystone Elder Law has ...

Adapting Elder Care to the Future of Work
Unpaid elder care responsibilities are draining millions of Americans' bank accounts and forcing many to radically alter the way they work and spend their free time. This bleak takeaway from the Shift Commission's year-long investigation into the ...

New business offers seniors a helping hand
A 2000 Maryville High School graduate who later attended MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kansas, Hill has no special training in elder-care, but said many of the tasks seniors need taken care of are just basic chores, simple actions that at a ...

Forbes Health Stories: The World's Sperm Shortage, And How To Really Live Longer
Good morning, Forbes Health readers! Here are the stories we published yesterday: How Hometeam Cofounder Josh Bruno Found A Calling In Elder Care. "If you'd asked me five years ago if I would have been running a senior care company, or even a ...






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