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Biz Buzz: New office space leases in Vacaville

VACAVILLE — Premier Commercial represented Alamo Property LLC in leasing 2,200 square feet of office space at 1981 Alamo Drive, Suite B, to ApexCare. ApexCare is an in-home care agency for seniors with offices in Roseville, Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto, while serving other communities in the Central Valley, its website states. Do you have some […]

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The Caretaker Child: How Aging Parents Can Compensate Adult Children For Care At Home

SAJ Media, LLC dba. Greater Wilmington Business Journal / WILMA 219 Station Rd. Suite 202 Wilmington, NC 28405 Article source: http://www.wilmingtonbiz.com/insights/kara_gansmann/the_caretaker_child_how_aging_parents_can_compensate_adult_children_for_care_at_home/1811

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Senior citizens living alone stand to get better home care

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Top Tips, and Cost Effective International Travel for Senior Adventurers

15 October 2017: Money is tight for most South Africans so smart travel planning is essential. But if you’re retired and can travel whenever you want, it’s smart to aim for off peak season as you can avoid the crowds, the heat of summer and get a great travel deal to top it off. Anthony Grant, […]

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Travel through time to see the origins of chocolate at Cranbrook exhibit

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI – You can travel back to ancient times to see where chocolate came from and the hard work that goes into making it today. Chocolate: The Exhibition is now open at the Cranbrook Institute of Science. The exhibit takes visitors on a journey, showing chocolate’s rainforest origins and its use by ancient […]

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Top tips on cost-effective international travel for senior adventurers …

MONEY is tight for most South Africans so smart travel planning is essential. But if you’re retired and can travel whenever you want, it’s smart to aim for off peak season as you can avoid the crowds, the heat of summer and get a great travel deal to top it off. YOU MAY ALSO BE […]

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Senior Events Help Navigate Home-Selling, Medicare, Life Insurance And More

The events are planned for Norwood Crossing on Wednesday and the Irish American Heritage Center on Thursday. View Full Caption CHICAGO — The transition into retirement can present an intimidating tangle of new bureaucratic and economic challenges, whether it’s navigating Medicare or looking for a new home. Anyone tired of putting off the process for […]

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A healthy gut means healthy aging

‘Resetting’ our gut bacteria to those of a 30-year-old with food and lifestyle interventions may promote a longer healthspan. Extremely healthy seniors appear to have the same bacterial composition in their guts as healthy 30-year-olds, shows new research. The new study was carried out by researchers at the Lawson Health Research Institute of Western University […]

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Shenango Valley Senior Center activities for October

AT THE SENIOR CENTERS Senior centers in Mercer County plan these activities in October: Hermitage Shenango Valley Senior Center, 220 N. Buhl Farm Drive. • Every day – Wii games at 8 a.m. • Mondays – 9 a.m. Shape it Up with weights (no class Oct. 23); 9:30 a.m. Oct. 16 and 30 Euchre group; 9:30 […]

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Caregivers to see increased wages, advanced training opportunities

Riding bareback through the wind, Nancy Uwekoolani struggled to hang on as her horse gained speed. But as the horse ran along a trail toward its barn, the 20-year-old went flying and landed badly on her back down a five-foot deep bank. Unable to do much more than crawl between the couch and the bathroom, […]

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Senior Lifestyle CEO: C-Suite Restructure Already Paying Off

One of the nation’s largest senior living providers, Senior Lifestyle, has reconfigured its leadership structure with the goal of being more nimble even as it gains scale. Its growth is expected to come in both senior housing and ancillary services such as home health. The Chicago-based company currently is the seventh-largest senior living operator in […]

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Senior news Oct. 15, 2017

Zumba Gold series underway in Keene The fall session of Zumba Gold has begun at the Keene Recreation Center on Washington Street. The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays through Nov. 9 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. with instructor Pam Durkin. Basic Latin movements will be taught at a moderate pace to enjoyable music. This class […]

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Football: Special moment for Emerson senior

x Embed x Share CLOSE A classic game in Clifton as the Mustangs staged a late game come back by forcing overtime then defeating JFK 32-26. Chris Pedota/NorthJersey.com Emerson senior Kevin Frank, who was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at a young age, scores a touchdown during the Cavos’ game against Weehawken with an assist […]

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Opinion: Why you need to travel without your parents

By Claire Desmarais | October 15, 2017 3:50pm Claire Desmarais This last March, for spring break, I traveled for the first time without my parents to Ireland. Two family friends of mine, who were University of Portland seniors at the time, and myself hopped on a plane Saturday morning to fly 12 hours to Dublin, […]

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ICYMI: Health Department needs dentist for new van

The Jefferson County Health Department got its new “Senior Smiles to Go” dental van over the summer, but it hasn’t hit the road yet because one essential element is missing – a dentist to work out of the van. Once the Health Department gets the van on the road, it will be used to provide […]

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Health & Senior Resource Fair combines forces in successful event

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Senior Health & Wellness Fair in Ansonia to continue with Logan as …

Caption Close ANSONIA — State Sen. George Logan will carry on a more than 30-year old Valley tradition by hosting the annual Senior Health Wellness Fair at Warsaw Park. The free fair, which annually draws upwards of 1,000 seniors, will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 18 at Warsaw Park, 119 Pulaski […]

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Menarek: Society’s Assets an asset to caregivers

When roles are reversed and you are the one caring for your elderly parents, you worry about their well-being. Are they eating right? Do they take their medications on time? Is their home safe and secure? New questions pop up daily. And you wonder what to do when they may need more help than you […]

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Not your grandma’s nursing home: Retirement communities refocus for Baby Boomers

  x Embed x Share CLOSE More area retirement communities are offering out-patient rehab centers in Franklin County. People prefer in-home care, and government programs increasingly support it. Wochit CHAMBERSBURG – Local retirement communities are spending about $200 million to prepare for the onslaught of retiring baby boomers. The concepts for senior living today are a […]

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Study: Caregivers risk isolation, depression

The Stanford Center on Longevity and the Stanford University Psychology Department released the study, Age and Emotional Well-Being: The Varied Emotional Experience of Family Caregivers, on July 17. The study found that the emotional well-being of older adults managing the care of severely ill loved ones is markedly lower than average for their age due […]

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Demons top Bears in final regular season game

Hosting the rival Rifle Bears Saturday morning at Stubler Memorial Field, the Glenwood Springs Demons boys soccer team closed the regular season strong with a 4-1 win. Against the Bears, seniors Alonso Pacheco, Mikey Willis and Colton Taylor and junior Leo Mireles found the back of the net in the 4-1 win, helping the Demons […]

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Nine things cruise newbies need to know before walking the gangplank

First-time cruisers have a lot to wrap their heads around. There are hundreds of cruise lines out there, and sifting through the options – like the themes (The Walking Dead or Oprah?) destinations (Caribbean, Alaska, Mediterranean, Asia?) and even ship sizes (travel on the largest cruise ship in the world!) – can be overwhelming. But […]

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Aging Matters: Respite-care program has openings – Winston

Whenever MELISSA HALL posts new content, you’ll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. Article source: http://www.journalnow.com/news/local/aging-matters-respite-care-program-has-openings/article_09a292fd-d9e9-525e-8405-24716c7d7f44.html

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It’s time to find the best fit for Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug plans

We hope you enjoyed your 7 articles this month. You can come back next month for another 7 free articles or choose unlimited access with a Digital or Print Subscription, and continueto enjoy the best journalism in Akron, anytime, anywhere and on any device. Subcribing is quick and easy. Article source: https://www.ohio.com/akron/business/healthcare/its-time-to-find-the-best-fit-for-medicare-advantage-and-part-d-prescription-drug-plans

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Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies leads in disaster work

  Long before hurricanes ravaged Caribbean islands or floodwaters swamped Midwest river towns, Minnesota-based Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies was preparing for the worst. Minnesota’s wealthiest philanthropy positions millions of dollars in accounts that nonprofits, including the American Red Cross and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, can immediately tap when catastrophe strikes. The Eden Prairie-based organization […]

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Opinion: Changing Medicare Would Threaten Hispanics’ Health

By Dr. Yanira Cruz Hispanics are 50 percent more likely than whites to die from diabetes and liver disease. This gap could widen if lawmakers proceed with a plan to alter the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit. The Part D program has increased access to prescription drugs for millions of Hispanic seniors. Without it, […]

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Medicare’s Open Enrollment period begins Sunday

Recipients have two months to consider options available As the weather gets cooler and lines for flu shots form, it’s time to start thinking about 2018 health care options. If you are over 65 or otherwise eligible for Medicare, now is the time to review your coverage and benefits and make decisions about your plan […]

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Senior Health Fair at Ansonia’s Warsaw Park Oct. 18 – Connecticut …

ANSONIA-Seniors can get flu shots, have their blood screened, get their mouths checked and even have a free lunch. All this can be accomplished at the annual Senior Health Fair which will place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Warsaw Park, 119 Pulaski Highway, on Wednesday, Oct. 18. State Sen. George Logan, R-Ansonia, is […]

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SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: What’s the secret to having a good memory? – Lockport Union

They’re age 80 and older, yet they have the memory and brain power of people in their 50s. So what’s their secret? That’s what researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine are trying to figure out. A new study found that this elite group of elderly — or SuperAgers, as researchers call them — […]

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MENAREK: Help for your caregiving role

When roles are reversed and you are the one caring for your elderly parents, you worry about their well-being. Are they eating right? Do they take their medications on time? Is their home safe and secure? New questions pop up daily. And you wonder what to do when they may need more help than you […]

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Senior care company sued after couple dies from fumes of running car – Chicago Sun

The family of a couple who died last year after breathing car exhaust fumes in their northwest suburban Park Ridge home says an in-home senior care agency provided inadequate supervision and contributed to their deaths. The wrongful death lawsuit was filed Friday by the children of Thomas and Joan Kean and seeks an unspecified amount […]

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GWU Gameday: ‘Dogs travel to face No. 25 NCCU

Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs (1-4) at No. 25 N.C. Central Eagles (4-1) When/where: 2 p.m. Saturday, O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium (cap. 10,600), Durham The series: Tied 2-2, last meeting in 1999 (16-0 GWU win) Last week: GWU beat Shorter, 42-14; NCCU defeated Howard, 13-7. Coaches: GWU — Carroll McCray (fifth year); NCCU — Jerry Mack (fourth year) On […]

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Appomattox takes down William Campbell with quick strikes on Senior Night

Appomattox 68, William Campbell 28 Dogwood District Wm. Campbell 0 14 0 14 — 28 Appomattox 21 20 14 13 — 68 A — JaVon Scruggs 60 run (Nick Fariss kick) A — Devin Dews 37 pass from Scruggs (Fariss kick) A — Scruggs 3 run (Fariss kick) A — De’Von Graves 61 pass from […]

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Retire Smarter: Big Social Security Changes For 2018 And FTG Portfolio Supplements

Subscribers to “Retirement: One Dividend At A Time” got an early look at this material via free instant text message trade alert and email alert. There are several major changes to the Social Security and Medicare programs that are slated to take effect a few months from now, beginning in 2018. Some consist of good […]

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Business Briefs

A benefit for Candlelighters of Brevard will be Nov. 3 in Melbourne.(Photo: Provided)   MELBOURNE Masquerade, Martini Masterpiece Gala The Masquerade, Martini Masterpiece Gala, which benefits the Candlelighters of Brevard will be 6 p.m. to midnight, Nov. 3, at the Red Ginger restaurant at Melbourne Square mall. Candlelighters’ of Brevard. Inc is a non-profit organization […]

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Time to review Medicare plans

Medicare open enrollment runs from Sunday through Dec. 7, during which time seniors have the opportunity to review Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug plans to ensure that their current selections still meet their needs or to enroll for the first time. If they know their plans are continuing in 2018, beneficiaries who are […]

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2017 SHN Architecture & Design Awards – Submission Deadline 1 Month Away

It’s October 13—that means we are officially one month away from the submission deadline for the 2017 Senior Housing News Architecture Design Awards. This year, we’re seeing bright ideas, cutting-edge concepts and brand-new designs that are shaping the future of senior housing. If you believe your community has what it takes, submit your entry before […]

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Seniors and caregivers invited to upcoming Senior Expo

The Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability (AAAD) invites seniors and caregivers from across the region to attend the 16th annual Upper Cumberland Senior Expo on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion in Cookeville.   Organized by the Upper Cumberland AAAD, the Senior Expo, brings businesses, […]

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Successful Home Care Agencies Expand Operations to New Regions

When the Department of Labor altered its rules and provided minimum wage and overtime protections to home health care aides, and when Medicaid cut its reimbursement rates to home care agencies by 14 percent to make room for Obamacare, many small, independent agencies began to struggle. With innovative thinking and a strong long-term plan, though, […]

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Ladycats celebrate Senior Night – Estes Park Trail

Article source: http://www.eptrail.com/ci_31373116/ladycats-celebrate-senior-night

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Letter: Hamburg senior center should have its own pool

Hamburg senior center should have its own pool Over the last several months, I’ve been canvassing local neighborhoods to ask constituents for their vote this November. As I’ve been talking to this great community, one question frequently comes up: Why isn’t there a pool at our state-of-the-art senior center? Good question, and one I’ve been […]

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Bring the noise: Pender seniors revitalizing student section – WECT

Dressed in red, white and blue costumes with their faces covered in patriotic paint, the Pender student section comes out in full force for every home football game. “It’s all family,” senior Dejour Ramsey said. “We accept anybody. Just come out.” Article source: http://www.wect.com/story/36594085/bring-the-noise-pender-seniors-revitalizing-student-section

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Fostering a Mentally Healthy Community for Norfolk’s Seniors

Positive mental health is found in community. Isolation can be a major contributor to the increased negative effect on positive mental health in seniors. Community is the antidote, and provides an alternative to private at home seclusion. Often seniors are frustrated and lost during the transition from an active work environment to the opportunity of […]

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Senior Health Fair at Ansonia’s Warsaw Park Oct. 18

ANSONIA-Seniors can get flu shots, have their blood screened, get their mouths checked and even have a free lunch. All this can be accomplished at the annual Senior Health Fair which will place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Warsaw Park, 119 Pulaski Highway, on Wednesday, Oct. 18. State Sen. George Logan, R-Ansonia, is […]

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Senior Health & Wellness Fair in Ansonia to continue with Logan as host

Caption Close ANSONIA — State Sen. George Logan will carry on a more than 30-year old Valley tradition by hosting the annual Senior Health Wellness Fair at Warsaw Park. The free fair, which annually draws upwards of 1,000 seniors, will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 18 at Warsaw Park, 119 Pulaski […]

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Ethos ready to help seniors from Puerto Rico after hurricane

Julie M. Cohen jcohen@wickedlocal.com City organizations are preparing to help a possible influx of residents from Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria decimated the island. While the Boston Public Schools are getting ready for students from the unincorporated U.S. territory, Ethos, a nonprofit that assists the elderly and disabled to live at home, is ready to […]

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House Lawmakers Push Bill for More In-Home Medicare Coverage …

A new bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representative aims to keep some low-income seniors in their homes longer by giving them access to home care services covered by Medicare Advantage. H.R. 4006, or the “Community Based Independence for Seniors Act,” would create a new community-based institutional special needs plan (CBI-SNP) demo program for community- and home-based […]

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Comfort Keepers Home Care: What Is The Difference Between Home Care And Home Health?

The president of Comfort Keepers Home Care Santa Clarita is helping the public understand the difference between home care and home health for seniors. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. “A lot of folks don’t understand the difference between home care — like (what) Comfort Keepers does […]

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Prep Volleyball: Roseburg beats South Eugene in four on senior night

Taylor Russell, Bailey Norlin-Pritchard and Kyleigh Scott were recognized on senior night before Roseburg’s Southwest Conference volleyball match with South Eugene Thursday at Robertson Memorial Gym. Then it was time for the Indians to get focused on volleyball and post their seventh conference win of the season. Roseburg did just that, beating the Axemen 25-15, […]

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Creative Writing Seniors Attend The New Yorker Literary Festival

A group of creative writing senior concentrators visited New York City from Oct. 6-8 to attend The New Yorker Literary Festival. Seniors attending were Sarah Ostrow, Devon Stockmayer, Laura Whitmer and Amy Zhang.  Associate Professors of Literature and Creative Writing  Tina Hall and Jane Springer accompanied the students.   The group heard panels that included authors such […]

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Issues on Aging: When the travel bug bites

By Maureen Gardner   In a lot of ways, we are the lucky ones. People travel from far and wide to vacation on beautiful Cape Cod, the place we get to call home. But as beautiful as the Cape is, sometimes you just get an itch to go explore. Always dreamed of a vacation in […]

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Small study suggests dancing can improve brain health for seniors …

THURSDAY, Oct. 12, 2017 — Dance classes may beat traditional exercise when it comes to improving older adults’ balance — and it might enhance brain areas related to memory and learning along the way. That’s the finding of a small study that compared dance lessons against standard exercise — including brisk walking — among 52 […]

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Senior Health Fair at Ansonia’s Warsaw Park Oct. 15

Caption Close ANSONIA-Seniors can get flu shots, have their blood screened, get their mouths checked and even have a free lunch. All this can be accomplished at the annual Senior Health Fair which will place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Warsaw Park, 119 Pulaski Highway. State Sen. George Logan, R-Ansonia, is carrying on […]

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Referendum Campaign Launched in Maine for Universal In-Home Care

The progressive group Maine People’s Alliance is spearheading a new referendum campaign to guarantee in-home support and assistance to all Mainers over 65 years of age and people with disabilities. The ballot initiative would establish the first-in-the-nation Universal Home Care Program, which supporters say would provide home care for 30,000 seniors and people with disabilities […]

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QICA talks federal, state senior issues

Amid threats to social programs like Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, and with ongoing concerns over affordable housing, transportation and proper nutrition, the Queens Interagency Council on Aging held its annual Legislative Forum last Friday at Borough Hall, drawing a capacity crowd. Those on hand heard the projected needs of the growing senior population, outlined […]

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Seniors Face More Risks by Refusing Home Care Following a …

Numerous men and women have a difficult time even thinking about a complete stranger coming into their home to provide any number of services. Unfortunately, this mode of thinking (focusing on a ‘stranger’ rather than a home health care aide or other provider) is limiting the number of seniors who actually rely on these services.  […]

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‘Workampers’ plan to work till death—out of necessity

Itinerant oldsters? Retirees with low savings roam the U.S. looking for gig work. (Photo: Shutterstock) Old age is not turning out the way some expected. Just ask the new generation of “workampers”—seniors who live in RVs or trailers and travel the country in search of work to supplement any Social Security or retirement savings they […]

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Graduating LC seniors told commencement canceled

x Embed x Share CLOSE The Pineville campus of Louisiana’s only private Baptist college has seen millions of dollars in renovations and lots of landscaping. Curb appeal is among the top three factors that attract students and families to colleges. Leigh Guidry/USA Today Network Louisiana Louisiana College awards diplomas to December 2016 graduates.(Photo: File photo […]

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The Best Safe Travel Tips for Seniors

Just because you’re getting older doesn’t mean you have to put the brakes on traveling. Why not, instead, use your older, wiser years to travel more? That lifetime of experiences and accumulated knowledge only lets you better appreciate and fully immerse yourself in the destination’s culture, sights and experiences. So long as safe travel is […]

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Americans fearful over health care as Trump unveils new changes

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Meals on Wheels, Aetna partner to improve senior care

Meals on Wheels America announced a new national program with Aetna to collaborate on research and innovative models for patient care coordination. The pair will work to facilitate access to critical health and social services for America’s seniors at all stages of medical need, from preventive to post-hospital discharge. The objective of the collaboration is […]

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Around Town Briefs: social events, fundraisers and senior health

Chamber business social The Saratoga Chamber of Commerce is hosting its monthly business social on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 5-7 p.m., at Claudine’s Wine Experience. Member businesses can enjoy wine and networking at this free event. Register at saratogachamber.org. Senior health fair Seniors can get free flu shot or health and hearing check-ups with their Medicare […]

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Wine Country nursing homes evacuated — latest list

Caption Close Health organizations and providers of assisted living services are scrambling to coordinate the relocation of hundreds of seniors from nursing homes, collect medical supplies and deploy volunteers who can recognize signs of dementia or Alzheimer’s among the thousands of North Bay residents who have made their way to shelters set up in response […]

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Via Christi elder care program in Wichita suspended

A senior care program operated by Via Christi Health in the Wichita area has been suspended after federal regulators found “severe clinical and operational deficiencies.” In an attempt to help seniors remain at home, Via Christi HOPE offers participants a comprehensive health plan that includes primary care, specialists, medical equipment and home care services such […]

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Seniors learn that positive body language makes them look less like a victim

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Senior news for the week of Oct. 16

WEEK OF OCT. 16-20 FRIENDLY SENIORS: Group meets at 1:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at the John Duke Senior Center, 1201 Hyde Park Blvd. FUNTASTIC TRAVEL CLUB: The group meets at 1 p.m. the first Thursday of the month at the Lewiston Senior Center. Non-members welcome. Call Rosalie Proietti at […]

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Retirement living: 28% of seniors say it’s worse than expected

x Embed x Share CLOSE When it comes to interest, don’t take your time. Start doing this now so you can retire in style. USA TODAY (Photo: Getty Images) Most people probably imagine retirement as one of the happiest times of their lives. After working for decades on end, you finally get the chance to […]

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Ghavri: ‘Broad, Wholesome, Charitable’

Dartmouth students should take advantages of opportunities to study abroad. by Anmol Ghavri | 10/12/17 12:45am As a senior, I now get alumni and first-years asking for my reflections on my experiences and fleeting time at Dartmouth. Like most other seniors, I generally provide advice revolving around the intimate student-faculty academic relationships I have developed […]

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Sheboygan Senior Activity Center meeting health and wellness needs | Schmitz

Wendy Schmitz “Aging is not lost youth, but a new stage of opportunity and strength,” said Betty Friedan, writer, activist and feminist who lived to be 85. Longevity alone does not guarantee “aging well” and seniors’ circumstances often change from year to year. The seniors at the Sheboygan Senior Activity Center believe strongly that adopting […]

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West Oak Lane Senior Health Expo offers participants activities …

WEST OAK LANE Line dancing, game show type giveaways, and wellness information galore were the hallmarks of the Community Enrichment Fitness Network’s annual Senior Health Expo. For four hours, hundreds of mature adults and even a few younger attendees gathered at the H7H Community Development Center, 2036 E. Haines St. in West Oak Lane on […]

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Team Nurse, Commonwealth Home Health sponsor free senior health fair

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Always Best Care Atlanta/Buckhead To Host Free Pet Adoption Event For Seniors, Oct. 21

ATLANTA, Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — In honor of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, the newly opened Always Best Care Atlanta/Buckhead, in partnership with the Atlanta Humane Society will host a free pet adoption event for local seniors from noon to 3 p.m. (EDT) on Oct. 21, at the Howell Mill Campus located at 981 Howell […]

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Ethos ready to help seniors from Puerto Rico after hurricane

Julie M. Cohen jcohen@wickedlocal.com City organizations are preparing to help a possible influx of residents from Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria decimated the island. While the Boston Public Schools are getting ready for students from the unincorporated U.S. territory, Ethos, a nonprofit that assists the elderly and disabled to live at home, is ready to […]

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Seniors Face More Risks by Refusing Home Care Following a Hospital Stay

Numerous men and women have a difficult time even thinking about a complete stranger coming into their home to provide any number of services. Unfortunately, this mode of thinking (focusing on a ‘stranger’ rather than a home health care aide or other provider) is limiting the number of seniors who actually rely on these services.  […]

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Rocky River volleyball: Pirates travel long road to share of GLC title

It has been a long road for Rocky River, but the Pirates finally have the conference championship that has eluded them for 31 years. After losing to Holy Name in a five-set thriller Sept. 12, Rocky River went on to win out its Great Lakes Conference matches and controlled its own destiny in the final […]

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Opening the way – technology should make travel accessible from the start

Amadeus has published ‘Voyage of Discovery,’ an in-depth report on accessibility in travel with insights on areas for improvement along the journey, including in the technology, which helps those with disabilities and seniors plan and navigate travel. Tomás López Fernebrand senior vice president, general counsel corporate secretary Amadeus IT Group explains the need for the […]

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Alamosa seniors selling raffle tickets

Thank you to all of those who have purchased and sold raffle tickets! The Alamosa Senior Citizens are currently taking awesome donations for our silent auction. If you have something to donate, please bring your items to the center (92 Colorado Ave) during business hours, M-T 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays 8 a-2 p.m. Your generosity […]

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Health, activity can help seniors age well

The concept of aging well and what goes into aging well is discussed throughout the senior care and medical community, but most professionals agree the concept focuses on aspects including mental and physical health, activity and the pursuit of aging in place. Melissa Gleeson, assistant director of the Rose Centers for Aging Well at Benjamin […]

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West Oak Lane Senior Health Expo offers participants activities, music, tips for healthier living

WEST OAK LANE Line dancing, game show type giveaways, and wellness information galore were the hallmarks of the Community Enrichment Fitness Network’s annual Senior Health Expo. For four hours, hundreds of mature adults and even a few younger attendees gathered at the H7H Community Development Center, 2036 E. Haines St. in West Oak Lane on […]

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SENIOR HEALTH FAIR Dearth Center hosts annual event

Don Reid dwreid@aol.com DReidTDR COLDWATER — By BATA bus and car, seniors filled the Dearth Center in Coldwater Tuesday for the annual Senior Health Fair, sponsored by Southern Michigan Bank and Trust. Many were there to get the annual flu vaccine from staff of the Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency for those with Medicare and […]

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Elderly deserve more direct care

Submit a letter to the editor Letters to the editor on topics of general interest are welcomed and encouraged. Submit a letter Article source: http://wcfcourier.com/opinion/editorial/elderly-deserve-more-direct-care/article_54e3f28d-384e-5321-af87-cb32f68fe07e.html

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Why Culture is Driving Growth for One Home Care Provider

In an industry striving to meet increasing demand, one home care provider is ramping up its growth while developing a differentiated model based on its culture. Edina, Minnesota-based Lifesprk, a provider of short- and long-term post-acute services in the metropolitan Twin Cities area, is banking on its philosophy of whole person senior care and will continue […]

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Seniors pool together: Quartet of Volleycats lead way vs. Raceland, 3-2

ASHLAND After fending off a wave of Raceland runs, Ashland’s volleyball seniors had to improvise. The Volleycats didn’t want to break tradition after their thrilling 3-2 (25-8, 24-26, 18-25, 25-21, 15-12) victory over the Lady Rams at Anderson Gym on Tuesday night. Each year on Senior Night, the honorees take a ceremonial dip in the […]

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California fires coverage: Officials hope winds will let up today as 115000 acres burn

At the Journey’s End mobile home park for seniors on Mendocino Avenue, sons and daughters returned to the skeletons of their parents’ homes for the first time since the fire to see what could be salvaged. Almost all of the park’s 160 homes had been completely destroyed, though some on Sahara Street, near the Kaiser […]

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Nine things cruise newbies need to know before walking the gangplank

First-time cruisers have a lot to wrap their heads around. There are hundreds of cruise lines out there, and sifting through the options — like the themes (“The Walking Dead” or “Oprah”?) destinations (Caribbean, Alaska, Mediterranean, Asia?) and even ship sizes (travel on the largest cruise ship in the world!) — can be overwhelming. But […]

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Give Employers, Families, Seniors Relief From Pending ACA Tax

Guest Column Bradley Jackson Updated 4:22PM Bradley Jackson If you have health insurance coverage through work, you may be interested in knowing that your premiums could go up next year by as much as $500. But amid all the debate about health insurance, you likely haven’t heard much about it. This ballooning of health insurance […]

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Wartburg Partners with Westchester Community College

Wartburg, a premier senior residential and healthcare facility in lower Westchester, has partnered with Westchester Community College (WCC) to provide workforce development to Wartburg staff and management.  In support of Wartburg’s mission to provide comprehensive services to those entrusted to their care, WCC’s Professional Development Center developed an enhanced clinical care program to increase the […]

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Movers & Shakers: Greystone Healthcare Management, Capital Senior Living

The New Jewish Home Names Farber as Next President/CEO New York-based The New Jewish Home (Jewish Home) will welcome Jeffrey I. Farber, MD, MBA, as its next president and CEO, effective December 18. The Jewish Home is non-profit provider of senior care services, including long-term care, senior housing, short-term rehabilitation, and home care. Farber joins […]

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Community: Baby, it’s hot outside but social events signal autumn

Despite the warm weather, groups around town are placing an autumn theme on their fundraisers, including the Emblem Club #86, which has supported Burbank charities for 75 years. Elaine Paonessa, sharing co-chair responsibilities with Barbara Maslyk, welcomed those attending the “Fall into Fashion” luncheon at the Elks Lodge. Groups filling whole tables were the Burbank […]

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Seniors Out And About Program

Posted: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 1:20 pm Seniors Out And About Program 0 comments The Coronado Seniors Out and About program has hit a milestone! The program recently enrolled its 100th rider and is expected to keep growing. Sixteen volunteer drivers are providing scheduled rides for Coronado seniors 60+ with little or no transportation. Coronado Seniors […]

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Temple pairs with Penn State to study health of seniors

Temple University Hospital is partnering with researchers from the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in a $13 million study to see how effective exercise programs are in preventing the elderly from sustaining injuries and increasing their overall health. Professor and primary care doctor at the […]

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Bryan County Seniors hold health fair Tuesday

    Get News Alerts 580-924-4388 580-924-0962 200 W. Beech, Durant OK, 74701 Article source: http://www.durantdemocrat.com/news/local-news-1/14402/bryan-county-seniors-hold-health-fair-tuesday

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Tomah Memorial plans annual senior health expo

Whenever Mike Tighe posts new content, you’ll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. Article source: http://lacrossetribune.com/news/local/tomah-memorial-plans-annual-senior-health-expo/article_5ad0f1e0-5b8d-5730-a7cf-9bb7d16041d0.html

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LaDow to take helm at Area Five

Two longtime leaders in Logansport are set to leave their positions, with one taking over the other’s next month. Mike Meagher is retiring as executive director of the Area Five Agency on Aging and Community Services later this year. Chuck LaDow, a teacher and coach who also currently holds public office, is set to take […]

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Scams targeting seniors increasingly on the rise

Whenever Rachel Totten posts new content, you’ll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. Article source: http://www.thedailytimes.com/news/scams-targeting-seniors-increasingly-on-the-rise/article_4789b278-d09e-5d57-a9d9-f18bd7934cab.html

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Afraid of being bored in retirement? Consider these options

Susan Woodward, now 75 and living in Tucson, spent four years of her retirement traveling the country in her RV. She visited national parks and the maritime provinces in Canada, and even spent of that time volunteering. What she remembers most is her first trip, when she headed to Deming, N.M. from Raleigh, N.C. “I […]

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Golf travel plans: Alleman, Geneseo look to book another joint trip to state – Quad

The last time Alleman sent its entire boys’ golf team to the state tournament just happened to be the same year that Geneseo made its first such journey. Two years later, both teams hope to book another joint trip to the state tournament. Unlike in 2015, however, the Pioneers and the Maple Leafs would be […]

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Senior health fair to be Oct. 13 in Lemont

A free senior health fair will be from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 13 at Core Fitness Center, 16028 127th St., Lemont. More than 50 groups and vendors will participate in the fair, which is sponsored by state Rep. Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, and state Sen. John Curran, R-Downers Grove, according to a news release. […]

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Senior Health: Osteoporosis is a concern for many seniors …

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, about 54 million Americans have low bone mass, placing them at increased risk for osteoporosis. The NOF says approximately one in two women and up to one in four men age 50 and older will break a bone due to osteoporosis. A fracture sustained in one’s senior years can […]

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Lending a hand: Volunteering improves seniors’ health

Editor’s note: This column is part three of a five-part series about issues facing senior citizens. By Kit Paternoster Rosalind was introduced in Part I of this article, “The cost of loneliness,” which was published Sept. 19, and Part II, “Preventing isolation and loneliness in seniors,” published Oct. 3. This story has discussed the growing […]

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