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Elder Care News 12/2017



Some Mich. hospitals take precautions for ongoing shortage of saline bags
Sarah Slocum specializes in elder care for a nonprofit health group. She says the state needs to know what all that long-term care will cost. “We've been working very hard in the advocate community, from the department, from the provider prospective to ...

As Opioid Crisis Escalates, Scottsdale Latest City to Zero in on Sober-Living Homes
According to Grant, residents often wanted to establish a distinction between sober-living homes and elder care facilities that would “give more leniency” to the elder-care homes. But all city ordinances have to comply with federal housing and ...

CMS halts enforcement of some Obama-era nursing home standards
28 compliance date, according to Janine Finck-Boyle, director of Health Regulations & Policy at LeadingAge, a trade group that represents not-for-profit nursing homes and other elder-care providers. "Time was running out," Finck-Boyle said. "Some ...

70 Employees of Elmwood Hills Nursing Facility Achieve National Certification for Alzheimer and Aging Care
According to Dr. Donna Surges-Tatum, President of NCBAC, "We are pleased to be recognized in the Department of Labor's One Stop Shop as the certification for Alzheimer's and dementia (ADRD) care." Kimberely Rommen, President of the American Training ...

Permit OK'd for elder care facility
MARINETTE — The Marinette Plan Commission approved a conditional use permit on Wednesday to allow an assisted living community business to build a new elder care facility on Cleveland Avenue in a B-1 Local Shopping Zoning District. The conditional use ...

Permit OK'd for elder care facility
This artist's rendering shows the future elder care facility run by The Cottages Investment Group LLC, as viewed from the corner of Cleveland Avenue and Lake Park Drive in Marinette. The Marinette Plan Commission approved a conditional use permit for ...

Market for Elder Care Services Projected to Grow at a CAGR of 8.4 ...
Market for Elder Care Services Projected to Grow at a CAGR of 8.4 ...

Elder Care Services in the US by Service, Provider, Payment Source and Region, 4th Edition
US revenues for elder care services are projected to increase 4.8% per year through 2021. The rising desire among the elderly to age in place, coupled with improvements in remote health monitoring, will encourage the use of a wide variety of elder care ...

Elder Care: Is honesty with dementia always a good policy?
Personal or professional caregivers who work with individuals experiencing dementia often encounter challenges when their care recipients possess an altered sense of reality. An individual may expect to see a deceased relative or friend, insist on ...

State official: 'Your program is a model'
“Your program is a model. It incorporates two aspects we value: Regionalizing and collaboration,” he told about 60 attendees at the fourth annual Health Aging Martha's Vineyard meeting. Mr. Stevens is the second state elder care official to visit the ...

The Feminist Case For Single Payer - Jacobin
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Ex-Goldmanite Elder Care Worker Baffled By Bitcoin
A former Goldman Sachs executive who now spends most of his waking hours looking after a doddering old man in the nation's capital revealed Friday that, to the surprise of no one, he knows next to nothing about bitcoin. Asked about the cryptocurrency's ...

Elder care requires smart financial planning
As elder care expert Ben Schrock of BA Schrock financial group in Ohio explained to me, an important purpose of the mom's trust for the benefit of her children was to preserve some inheritance, even if Medicaid takes over expenses for her care in the ...

Raif: Considering a growing crisis in elder care
In all the hullabaloo about health insurance and who pays for what, one forgotten population is senior adults. We have a crisis in elder care. Specifically, there are those in bad health who require nursing or hospice care, or those who simply cannot ...

Editorial: Make Ontario's election about elder care
But ask yourself: How many of our MPPs, or those running to become one, have taken the time to study alternative models of elder care? Most provincial politicians seem stuck on a vision that teeters on the verge of failure. Many politicians claim they ...

Smart financial planning for elder care
A friend called me recently with a question about what to do with money he will receive from his widowed mother, who was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Through the imminent sale of his mother's house, held in a trust, he and his sister ...

ACA isn't enough: single-payer is a feminist issue
In short, the dynamics that make the American health-care system so hostile to women remain largely unscathed after the ACA: the pervasive commodification of healthcare and dependent care in the United States, coupled with employment-based gatekeeping ...

Taking the time to take care our elderly | Port Arthur News
States, like people, may be judged by how they treat the most vulnerable among us. Texas presents a good but not consistently great picture of how it treats the elderly and protects them from abuse, according to a recent study by WalletHub.com, a ...

A Movement Against the Melting Pot
The Western elder-care industry has a bad reputation, in part because it is based on a one-size-fits-all model. If our environment helps to create who we are, then we also risk losing part of ourselves if we move to a place we don't recognize. The ...

A Big Deal for The Ages | HuffPost
Following the CVS bid to acquire Aetna for $69 billion, there has been frantic speculation about the implications of the blockbuster deal. What wi...

Hellertown home health care business sold
“I love senior care in many aspects, but this has always been my passion,” said Weber, who has spent about 30 years in the elder-care industry, most recently as a marketing director at the Country Meadows retirement facility in Forks Township. She said ...

Minnesota elder-care whistleblower was fired, according to state lawmaker: 'I want answers'
A Minnesota lawmaker says a state manager whose bureau oversees investigations into abuse and neglect in nursing homes was fired after she blew the whistle on a “toxic culture” that was an obstacle to ensuring that officials do a better job protecting ...


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