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Senior Living Provider Heritage Communities Dives into Home Health

Heritage Communities, a senior housing provider based in Omaha, Nebraska, is grappling with a difficult problem—long waiting lists for prospective residents at some of its Heritage brand communities. With rising demand, the senior living provider is getting its feet wet with home health care. “In some of our communities, we have 10 or 15 people that are waiting […]

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MIT: Innovative Designs Will Soon Transform Aging in Place

The rising number of aging Americans is likely to drive transformation in how seniors age in place, from technology advances to real estate designs, according to a recent report from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Center for Real Estate. The latest census data shows the number of Americans age 65 or older is projected to be 83.7 million by 2050, according […]

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Debate continues over senior home care

SPRINGFIELD, Ill (WAND)- The debate over the Community Care Program continues.  SEIU healthcare, AARP Illinois, Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans and healthcare workers voiced their concern over the way the Community Care Program Service Task Force is being executed, they say it’s not giving advocates for seniors a fair voice. SEIU healthcare and AARP say […]

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Elder care about to get a lot more expensive

Non-medical home care service agencies operating in New Jersey have been governed by statute and regulation since 2004. However, a 2014 law, N.J.S.A. 34:8-45.1, expanded the scope of their requirements governing these businesses, adding an “accreditation” element and requiring audits by CPAs.  These administrative requirements threaten to drive the cost of senior citizen home care […]

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Comfort Keepers Home Care Santa Clarita Offers Caregiver Skills …

At Comfort Keepers Home Care Santa Clarita, a comprehensive caregiver skills lab used to train professional caregivers is available for community members to learn how to safely care for their loved one. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. The lab features a hospital bed with a mannequin, […]

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Heritage Communities launches home care line with current residents

October 17, 2017 Photo by John Merkle. Heritage Communities has announced a new service line, Heritage OnCare Home Health, that will offer Medicare-certified services, including assistance with activities of daily living, physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy. The Omaha, NE-based company will begin by serving residents in the 12 senior living communities it owns […]

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Senior citizens living alone stand to get better home care | ZAWYA …

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Your Cancer Answers: What is the importance of community-based resources?

There are many types of home care and it is important to think about what type of services you need before contacting an agency. Home care services can include medical care, social support and help with chores or tasks of daily living. Services are delivered in the home or a nonmedical living facility, such as […]

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Comfort Keepers Home Care Santa Clarita Offers Caregiver Skills Lab To Community

At Comfort Keepers Home Care Santa Clarita, a comprehensive caregiver skills lab used to train professional caregivers is available for community members to learn how to safely care for their loved one. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. The lab features a hospital bed with a mannequin, […]

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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

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Senior citizens living alone stand to get better home care

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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This Oak Lane home health agency shows that aging can be a ‘happy experience’

Im Ja Choi, the founder and CEO of Penn Asian Senior Services (PASSi), wanted a mural to adorn the side of the home health agency’s new building in Oak Lane, and she wanted it to show the more lively and beautiful side of aging. The completed Mural Arts piece, which was dedicated in a ceremony […]

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Home care is a lifeline for elderly clients in North Devon

PUBLISHED: 11:24 09 October 2017 | UPDATED: 11:24 09 October 2017 Tony Gussin Caregiver Yvette Campbell of Home Instead Senior Care with client Angela at her home. Picture: Tony Gussin Archant #couldyoucare A lifeline and companionship are the hallmarks of a new home care service now operating in North Devon. The carers of Home Instead […]

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Always Best Care Of San Antonio To Host Free Pet Adoption Event For Seniors, Oct. 14, 2017

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — In honor of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, Always Best Care of San Antonio, in partnership with North Park Subaru and ASPCA, will host a free pet adoption event for local seniors from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. on October 14, 2017, at the Animal Defense League of Texas […]

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Mary Owens: Housing option diversification in Nevada County

The State of California recently made changes to regulations governing “Additional Dwelling Units,” otherwise known as “ADUs” or granny flats. ADUs are a smaller, second residential dwelling on a single parcel. Nevada County currently allows them, however they are in the process of updating their regulations to reflect the new rules the state has legislated. […]

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Elder Services wants control of senior programs

Lovejoy said that besides writing to Ponder, she has reached out to elected officials who represent Okaloosa County and its municipalities for their support in Elder Services’ attempt to provide the programs. TONY JUDNICH @Tonyjnwfdn .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { […]

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LifeStream announces trip for seniors – Courier

Posted: Sunday, October 8, 2017 6:00 am LifeStream announces trip for seniors 0 comments LifeStream Services and Great Destinations are offering seniors in East Central Indiana the opportunity to explore the world around them. Seniors will have the chance to participate in day trips, overnight trips and other opportunities to visit nearby sites. Great Destinations is […]

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VA Home Care budget cuts will result in higher costs and utilization

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Good Samaritan Society Home Health expands to new Grand Island location

Whenever Robert Pore 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.theindependent.com/news/business/good-samaritan-society-home-health-expands-to-new-grand-island/article_e359f7e2-ab30-11e7-8660-973750c6afcc.html

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Sussman: The difficulty of moving loved ones to assisted living

Mike Sussman(Photo: Submitted) “There is a time for everything and a season for every activity under heaven”.(Ecclesiastes 3:1) One of the most difficult family decisions is when to say the time has come to move my loved one to memory care. It may be a spouse, parent, or sibling. The final answer for a loved […]

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Positively Chicago: Making House Calls To Seniors

(CBS) — His mission is house calls and bringing something senior citizens desperately need straight in to their homes. As CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports, what Dwayne Dobschuetez does is Positively Chicago. On his bicycle, rolling through traffic, it’s easy to mistake him for a delivery person, but that’s sort of what he is. The […]

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Savvy Seniors – Alexandria Gazette Packet

Photo by John Bordner/Gazette Packet Artificial intelligence devices like the Amazon Echo, shown at CES 2017, can provide many services for seniors living alone and hoping to “age in place.” Photo by John Bordner/Gazette Packet Computer games have been shown to have health benefits for seniors, such as improved eye hand coordination and increased hand […]

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Granite State Independent Living

2018 Goals: Granite State Independent Living (GSIL) assists seniors and people with disabilities by providing home care, community-based disabilities supports, education and employment services. With support from our community partners and friends like you, GSIL helps individuals live life independently throughout New Hampshire. In 2018, GSIL will continue: • Assisting 1,000+ at-risk students with their […]

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Savvy Seniors – The Connection Newspapers

Photo by John Bordner/Gazette Packet Artificial intelligence devices like the Amazon Echo, shown at CES 2017, can provide many services for seniors living alone and hoping to “age in place.” Photo by John Bordner/Gazette Packet Computer games have been shown to have health benefits for seniors, such as improved eye hand coordination and increased hand […]

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FirstLight Home Care of Greenville expands services across the Upstate

Since opening its first franchise location in 2010, FirstLight Home Care has experienced steady growth and is now operating more than 240 locations in 33 states throughout the U.S. Yesterday by Ariel Turner FirstLight Home Care, a provider of nonmedical home care, announced the expansion of its services to Clinton, Easley, Fountain Inn, Laurens, Piedmont, […]

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Pamplin Media Group – Audit: DHS should improve oversight of in …

SALEM — Lack of oversight, data gaps, and overworked case managers could continue to put low-income Oregonians receiving in-home care at risk, state auditors said in a Wednesday report. Auditors from the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office said the Oregon Department of Human Services should take “immediate action” to improve in-home care for seniors and […]

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Protecting your loved ones and friends from elder abuse

Enea All too often the roots of elder abuse are to be found in a senior being dependent either emotionally or physically on the alleged abuser. Whether it is a home care attendant, the handyman, a child or loved one, there is very often an existing relationship of one kind or another with the alleged […]

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Georgia Lawmakers Ask HHS with Withdraw Home Health Groupings Model

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 4, 2017)—The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare (Partnership)—a coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality and efficiency of home health care for our nation’s seniors—thanks seven Georgia Members of Congress for recently sending a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), urging the withdrawal of […]

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Audit: DHS should improve oversight of in-home care

SALEM — Lack of oversight, data gaps, and overworked case managers could continue to put low-income Oregonians receiving in-home care at risk, state auditors said in a Wednesday report. Auditors from the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office said the Oregon Department of Human Services should take “immediate action” to improve in-home care for seniors and […]

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Best Buy Tests Home Care Monitoring Technology

Forget the latest iPhone release, retail giant Best Buy (NASDAQ: BBY) has unveiled a new technology service as part of its in-store product line-up that aims to serve seniors and baby boomers. The Richfield, Minnesota-based retailer has added its name among other national, well-known brands offering technology solutions to senior care, rolling out its Assured […]

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New health care funding proposals would cut from senior tax credits

Whenever Jeremy Turley 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: https://www.columbiamissourian.com/news/state_news/new-health-care-funding-proposals-would-cut-from-senior-tax/article_5b4725fa-a87e-11e7-a5f2-b71be836eb2c.html

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Audit: DHS should improve oversight of in-home care

SALEM — Lack of oversight, data gaps, and overworked case managers could continue to put low-income Oregonians receiving in-home care at risk, state auditors said in a Wednesday report. Auditors from the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office said the Oregon Department of Human Services should take “immediate action” to improve in-home care for seniors and […]

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Midnight Sun Home Care

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Audit: Oregon in-home care program needs improvements

SALEM, Ore. – According to an audit released Wednesday by the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office, the Department of Human Services Aging and People with Disabilities program should take immediate action to improve the safety and well-being of participants in the Consumer-Employed Provider program. Auditors examined the policies and practices APD uses to ensure CEP clients’ […]

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Feel the love with Amoree Home Care

By Madison White Franks Amoree Home Care recently opened in the Rappahannock Crossing Shopping Center, 2324 Greys Point Road, Topping. Owners Latricia Hudnall and Yolanda Churchill had a dream to allow people to have choice in their medical care, especially if they can have the choice to stay home. Amoree provides personal home care services […]

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COTA Australia opens consultations on home care

The responses provided to COTA through their consultations in Hobart, Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne throughout October and November, and the surveys, will offer feedback on the state of self-management in the home care system and assist the seniors advocate in developing Self-Management Toolkits. Chief Executive of COTA Australia, Ian Yates, says the consultations will glean […]

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Demand For At-Home Care is Expected To Rise, Leading To Big Risks and Rewards

As the baby boomer generation ages in the coming years, demand for private-pay senior living is expected to soar—but so too is demand for at-home care. Many independent living and assisted living companies are taking a closer look than ever before at the opportunity and risks in expanding their services to include private-pay personal care […]

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Amenities of assisted living vs. cruise ship living

During retirement, there may come a time when maintaining your current household just becomes too difficult. When the yard work and housecleaning become too much, or when you begin to struggle to get meals on the table, the obvious option many seniors consider: assisted living.  Unfortunately, assisted living can be very expensive and, for some […]

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The Biggest Home Care Franchises

Private duty home care is in hot demand, and with a number of franchisors expanding and restarting their growth efforts, it’s no wonder this sector once again made an appearance on The Franchise Times Top 200+. The list ranks the 500 largest U.S. franchise systems. Here are the top 10 home care companies that made the list and […]

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How to Know When it’s Time to Get In Home Senior Care

by Mackenzie Howell ‘) }()) Why Is In Home Senior Care the Best Option for My Family? In home senior care is an option that many families of seniors will opt for. It’s an efficient and effective alternative to a nursing home. With in home care, the senior can get the attention that they need […]

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Using Personal Care Agreements For An Elderly Person’s At-Home Care

Third Generation Drives Old Dominion David Congdon returned recently to UNCW, his alma mater, and provided a tutorial on the trucking industry, including the entrepreneurial jou… Article source: http://www.wilmingtonbiz.com/insights/kara_gansmann/using_personal_care_agreements_for_an_elderly_person%E2%80%99s_at-home_care/1802

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Silver Linings: Help from the experts delivered at senior expo in …

By GRETCHEN M. GROSKYNew Hampshire Union Leader September 30. 2017 10:00PM Silver Linings is a continuing Union Leader/Sunday News report focusing on the issues of New Hampshire’s aging population and seeking out solutions. Union Leader reporter Gretchen Grosky would like to hear from readers about issues related to aging. She can be reached at ggrosky@unionleader.com […]

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BrightStar Care Welcomes New Regional Director of Marketing and Community Outreach

EASTON — BrightStar Care has welcomed Christina Wingate-Spence as its new regional director of marketing and community outreach, Robert Brueckman, owner of BrightStar’s Anne Arundel, Easton and Salisbury locations, announced. A graduate of Washington College in Chestertown, Wingate-Spence began her career with Upper Shore Aging, Inc., the area agency on aging for Caroline, Kent and […]

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Seniors housing — and a whole lot more

October 01, 2017 Steve Shields When the 17-acre master-planned community Norterre opens by the end of the year next to Liberty Hospital in Liberty, MO, it will serve young families, active adults and seniors. The first phase of Norterre will debut with accommodations for assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing residents as well as […]

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Maine People’s Alliance launches in-home care referendum drive …

The Maine People’s Alliance launched a petition drive Wednesday to put a question on the November 2018 ballot seeking a tax increase on high-income earners that would fund an in-home care program for the disabled and elderly. While Medicare and Medicaid already have similar programs, many who need the care don’t qualify. If approved, the […]

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Culpeper church sponsors job fair for active seniors

‘+ ‘ ‘+__tnt.truncateStr(oAsset.title,85,’…’)+’ ‘+ ‘ ‘+__tnt.truncateStr(oAsset.summary,iTextTrun,’…’)+’ ‘+ ‘ Article source: http://www.fredericksburg.com/news/local/culpeper/culpeper-church-sponsors-job-fair-for-active-seniors/article_50d10c77-62a9-5975-bdbc-6a96b1aa4be5.html

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Silver Linings: Help from the experts delivered at senior expo in Manchester

By GRETCHEN M. GROSKYNew Hampshire Union Leader September 30. 2017 10:00PM Silver Linings is a continuing Union Leader/Sunday News report focusing on the issues of New Hampshire’s aging population and seeking out solutions. Union Leader reporter Gretchen Grosky would like to hear from readers about issues related to aging. She can be reached at ggrosky@unionleader.com […]

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SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Seniors should be careful with medications – Lockport Union

Adverse drug events are responsible for 30 percent of hospital admissions for older patients. According to researchers responsible for publishing “Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Americans,” drug-related medical complications are likely to cause more than 100,000 deaths annually. Most people in their 60s do not think of themselves as old; the […]

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Union Leader to host free healthy-living expo for seniors Saturday

Staff Report September 28. 2017 9:19PM Silver Linings: Senior Healthy Living Expo What: A free event focused on aging When: Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Manchester Community College, 1066 Front St., Manchester New Hampshire has the second oldest population in the country and while we may not be getting […]

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Register for seniors real estate decisions seminar on Oct. 18

x Embed x Share CLOSE The Townsquare Mall is getting a new tenant this winter, with The Cheesecake Factory scheduled to open in a few months. Michael Izzo Buy Photo Seniors face a lot of decisions about aging. Planning a head with good information can take a lot of stress out of a crisis situation.(Photo: […]

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Initiative aims to create in-home care for seniors

PORTLAND, Maine — A new citizens initiative aims to create universal in-home care for seniors and Mainers with disabilities. Article source: http://www.wmtw.com/article/initiative-aims-to-create-in-home-care-for-seniors/12486649

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Bayshore Homecare Offers Best Home Companion in Tampa and St Petersburg, Florida for Seniors After Hospitalization

There is one agency that offers trained professionals offering home companion in Tampa and St Petersburg, Florida for seniors who are back home after hospitalization. This press release was orginally distributed by ReleaseWire Largo, FL — (ReleaseWire) — 09/29/2017 — At Bayshore Home Care they believe that senior care best happens at home and with […]

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Comfort Keepers Home Care: How To Get Help For Seniors Who May Not Want Any

At Comfort Keepers Home Care Santa Clarita, guiding adult children on how to go about getting help for a stubborn senior parent who may not be receptive to the idea is a specialty. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. Myles McNamara, president of Comfort Keepers Home Care, […]

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Norman honored by Home Care Aide Council BURLINGTON — Al Norman of Greenfield, executive director of Mass. Home Care, was presented The Home Care Leadership Award, a new recognition initiated in honor of the Home Care Aide Council’s 50th anniversary at an event at the Boston Marriott in Burlington. “Al’s persuasive voice and tireless advocacy […]

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Union Leader to host free healthy-living expo for seniors

Staff Report September 28. 2017 9:19PM Silver Linings: Senior Healthy Living Expo What: A free event focused on aging When: Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Manchester Community College, 1066 Front St., Manchester New Hampshire has the second oldest population in the country and while we may not be getting […]

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Comfort Keepers Home Care: How To Get Help For Seniors Who …

At Comfort Keepers Home Care Santa Clarita, guiding adult children on how to go about getting help for a stubborn senior parent who may not be receptive to the idea is a specialty. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. Myles McNamara, president of Comfort Keepers Home Care, […]

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This is the toughest job that 1.8m Pennsylvanians will ever do | Opinion

By Vicki Hoak There’s a job that 1.8 million Pennsylvanians do every day that demands 24/7 attention. Vicki HoakProvided.  It is a job that requires putting someone else’s safety and well-being before your own and takes great physical and emotional strength, and many times requires the skill of a nurse. This job is family caregiving. […]

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Why Huge Quality Gaps Among Nursing Homes Are Likely To Grow If Medicaid Is Cut

Roughly 1.4 million people in the U.S. live in nursing homes, and two-thirds are covered by Medicaid, the state-federal health care program for people with low incomes or disabilities. Blend Images/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Blend Images/Getty Images Roughly 1.4 million people in the U.S. live in nursing homes, and two-thirds are covered by […]

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Harlem Exec and Wife Get Prison Time for Stealing From Senior Meals Program

Insaidoo and his wife Roxanna Pearson are accused of taking nearly $1 million in taxpayer dollars meant to feed seniors to pay for their mortgage, bills and a luxury car, according to the U.S. Attorney. View Full Caption NEW YORK — The executive director of a nonprofit that feeds seniors was sentenced Wednesday for diverting […]

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Senior Expo is Oct. 5

The 24th annual Senior Expo comes to Assumption Cultural Center, 21800 Marter, St. Clair Shores, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, providing older adults an array of exhibits, seminars, resources, luncheon and entertainment. Each year, the event hosts more than 1,500 seniors, their families and caregivers for a day of health, wellness, recreation […]

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Floridians worry about elder care and end-of-life arrangements

Hurricane Irma greatly heightened concerns about the care of Florida’s senior population. But even before the storm, Floridians were worried that not enough is being done to care for and protect the state’s burgeoning senior population. (Florida has the nation’s highest proportion of residents 65 and older—20%.) The 2017 USF-Nielsen Sunshine State Survey shows high […]

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Group launches campaign for universal in-home care

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Progressives and home care workers are launching a referendum campaign to provide access to universal in-home care through a tax hike. The Maine People’s Alliance on Wednesday said the campaign will need 61,123 signatures by early next year to qualify for the 2018 ballot. The campaign says that the number […]

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Cooperative agreement to benefit seniors

LOIS SWOBODA At the Sept. 5 county meeting, Lisa Bretz, executive director for the Area Agency on Aging for North Florida, told commissioners AAANF has formed a cooperative agreement with two other organizations to streamline provision of services to county elders. She said Liberty County Senior Citizens Association, currently the lead agency in coordination services […]

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Maine People’s Alliance launches in-home care referendum drive

The Maine People’s Alliance on Wednesday launched a petition drive to place a question on the November 2018 ballot that would increase taxes on high-income earners to fund an in-home care program for the disabled and elderly. While Medicare and Medicaid currently have similar programs, many who need the care don’t qualify, and if approved […]

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CHIEF’S REPORT: Changes to make when choosing in-home care

The following incidents have been documented by the Fairfield Glade Police Department for the week of Sept. 10-16, 2017:        Sept. 10 — Dog bite, Peavine Road Sept. 13 — Theft over $500, Bingham Terrace Sept. 14 — Computer fraud, Lakeside Drive Security Tip Of The Week  Due to the growing popularity of in-home care for seniors, it’s […]

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Assisted Living Rents Still Rising Amid Labor Woes

The cost of residing in an assisted living community is steadily climbing thanks in part to the ongoing labor shortage, according to the latest Cost of Care Survey from insurer Genworth Financial (NYSE: GNW). The national median costs for a one-bedroom unit in a private-pay assisted living community is now $3,750 per month, or $45,000 a […]

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Nurses Forced To Discharge Medicaid Patients – Hartford Courant

Voices of nurses are almost completely missing in the national and state level debate on health care, which is not a surprise. I suspect that many nurses put the energy that might have gone to policymaking into their daily nursing practice instead: sending a card to the grieving spouse of a patient or taking charts […]

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Linda Perez New Director at Help Unlimited Home Care

Following a two-year search for someone with the right mix of qualifications and heart, Help Unlimited Home Care has announced Linda Perez will take over operations and management of its Santa Barbara County office, replacing Leeana McNeilley. McNeilley, who held the position for more than 28 years, will be stepping into a higher-level advisory role […]

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