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What’s going on at the senior center?

Sept. 25 — Fitness Center open, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; 1 mile walk aerobics (indoors), 9:30 a.m.; Loose as a Goose fitness class, 9:30 a.m.; Arthritis Fit exercise, 10 a.m.; “Strong for Life,” 10:30 a.m.; Walk with Ease, 11 a.m.; Lunch prepared by Hendricks Regional Health, noon; Art Club, 12:30 p.m.; Bingo by Ivy […]

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Respite Care: A Primer

Caring for a loved one at home can be an overwhelming task. If family members are not careful the physical, emotional and financial responsibilities that come with being a caregiver can take their toll. Even the strongest of individuals needs help now and then. Enter respite care. Respite care offers invaluable relief to America’s nearly […]

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VIDEO: Safe Home Care

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – The compassionate care of a hospice team can bring comfort to patients and caregivers when they need it most. Beyond just taking care of patients, hospice professionals make sure they’re following important safety guidelines. For many families, trusting a complete stranger to care for a loved one is a difficult task, […]

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Graham-Cassidy Could Negatively Affect In-Home Care For Elderly …

The GOP is taking one final opportunity to gut Obamacare. The Graham-Cassidy bill will impact the most vulnerable Americans— those who are already ill and in need of home health assistance. Home Health Aides are among the most essential employees in health care and remain the most underpaid. The low wages put a stress on […]

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Senior Resource Fair is Sept. 30 at Mt. Blue Campus

FARMINGTON –  SeniorsPlus, the designated Western Maine Agency on Aging, will present a Senior Resource Fair on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 8 a.m. to noon at Mt. Blue Campus. Featuring workshops and information booths, the event is a learning opportunity for adults. A complimentary breakfast will be served and the event is free and open […]

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FirstLight Home Care Recognized with ‘Best in Class’ Franchise Development Website Award

CINCINNATI, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The franchise industry publication, 1851 Franchise, recognized FirstLight Home Care, a leading national provider of non-medical home care, with a Franchise Development Website Award. More than 200 franchise brand websites were evaluated by industry experts. Seventy-five were recognized as best-in-class, with FirstLight being ranked at No. 48. “We see […]

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The Impact Evacuations Have on the Elderly

It’s becoming a regular mantra in recent years, and occurs at least somewhere across the country every year: evacuations. Authorities evacuate residents due to wildfires, torrential rains, hurricanes, and more. With Hurricanes Harvey and Irma now (finally and mercifully) gone, there’s more than just physical destruction that needs to be accounted for; there’s also the […]

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Senior News for September and October

The Trumbull Senior Center at 23 Priscilla Place is open Thursday evenings until 7 p.m. For more information and to RSVP, call 203-452-5137. The Center provides transportation for medical, social, and nutritional needs to Trumbull residents who are age 60 and over and/or age 55-59 and disabled, five days a week. Rides are for those […]

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Fil-Canadians join protest against Winnipeg health care cuts

Filipino health care professionals Luz Yadao Ortilla,Mercy Galvez Puznak and Medine Rosario at their union rally. INQUIRER/Isabel Buenaobra WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Filipino Canadian health care workers have joined the protest against the health care revamp being implemented by the provincial government. Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister government has ordered the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WHRA) to […]

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Graham-Cassidy Could Negatively Affect In-Home Care For Elderly

The GOP is taking one final opportunity to gut Obamacare. The Graham-Cassidy bill will impact the most vulnerable Americans— those who are already ill and in need of home health assistance. Home Health Aides are among the most essential employees in health care and remain the most underpaid. The low wages put a stress on […]

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Better Board Leadership a Must for Nonprofit Senior Living Success

From a lack of diversity among board members to old-school ways of doing business that need to change, there are a number of reasons why nonprofit senior living providers need to evaluate and potentially update their governance structure and practices. If they don’t, nonprofits could find their market share eroded by more nimble for-profit competitors, cautions […]

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Better Board Leadership a Must for Nonprofit Senior Living Success

From a lack of diversity among board members to old-school ways of doing business that need to change, there are a number of reasons why nonprofit senior living providers need to evaluate and potentially update their governance structure and practices. If they don’t, nonprofits could find their market share eroded by more nimble for-profit competitors, cautions […]

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HeartLegacy® Announces Partnership with Spectrum Retirement Communities, LLC

Using HeartLegacy, Spectrum will address several business objectives, including: resident engagement family communications resident legacy preservation lead generation digital marketing J.R. Comita, Spectrum’s Vice President of Life Enrichment, says: “HeartLegacy is perfect for resident engagement and online marketing. Families love seeing HeartLegacy videos of their loved ones. Even better, HeartLegacy showcases how much fun we […]

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FirstLight opens in Grayson

A national non-medical home care provider has expanded to Northeastern Kentucky to meet the region’s growing need for home care and senior care services. FirstLight Home Care has announced the opening of its location in Grayson. Local residents Shadow and Rebekah Skaggs own the new location, which offers a variety of home care, companion care […]

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Dementia patients face shortage of rooms, heavy cost burdens

<!– var articlecredit = []; var articlecaption = []; var articleimage = []; –> As the aging population increases in St. Lawrence County, the county is facing a shortage of nursing home beds for those with Alzheimer’s and other dementia-related illnesses. Overall, the county has enough skilled nursing home beds, but lacks enough that provide […]

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Marketplace for Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017

Ashley Martin(Photo: Furnished) Business Relocating Home Instead Senior Care has relocated to 226-A N. Elm St. in Downtown Henderson. The company provides non-medical home care to improve the quality of life for seniors and their families by supporting aging in place. Free consultations are available. Home care is available 24 hours per day, seven days […]

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In Omaha as elsewhere, the elderly population will keep booming, increasing demand for services – Omaha World

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“It Is a Top Priority”

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One in Four “Daughters in the Workplace” Experience Stigma Due to Caregiving

A new survey by Home Instead, Inc., franchiser of the Home Instead Senior Care® network, found that half of working female caregivers feel they have to choose between being a good employee and being a good daughter. In addition, a quarter (25 percent) of working daughters report they find a workplace stigma in being a […]

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New Non-Profit Aimed to Help Caregivers

By FCNP.com Stay Put Where You Love, a non-profit organization, works with adults, children and seniors who stay at home or live with a family member while a loved one works full time who may need help in providing care. Research shows that the eldercare business is growing and there is a lot of need […]

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Laguna Beach to tackle accessory dwelling ordinance

The Laguna Beach Planning Commission on Wednesday will consider potential changes to a city ordinance for accessory dwelling units, also known as “granny flats” and second residential units. Changes in state law have triggered similar discussions in other cities regarding the units. These types of units can be attached or detached from a primary residence […]

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Meal and other services resume for Brevard’s seniors

x Embed x Share CLOSE Today on the News in 90 seconds, we’re looking at some trapped manatees, a lightening of Cocoa’s boil water notice and a lucky ticket winning the Fantasy 5 drawing. Video by Luann Manderville and Rob Landers. Posted Sept. 15, 2017 Buy Photo Bonnie Spillman loads up trays with lunches for […]

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Editorial: Good on paper not always best plan for reality

There always are things that look better on paper than in practice. Frank Shirley knows it from switching bonuses to subscriptions to the Jelly of the Month Club in “Christmas Vacation.” Les Nessman knows it from dropping turkeys from a helicopter as a Thanksgiving promotion on “WKRP in Cincinnati.” Why can’t state decision-makers figure it […]

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Boston Mayoral Candidates Address Elder Care Topics

In recent election years, the topics many of the candidates focused on involved the economy, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and even corruption. This year, other topics are pressing and one of them has to do with elder care. If a senior has the need for some type of care at home, they would […]

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Resource Summit – What seniors, families and caregivers need to know

Educating the aging population and caregivers The 2017 Senior Resource Summit – What Seniors, Families Caregivers Need to Know will be held on Sat., Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Town of Mount Pleasant’s Thomasena Stokes-Marshall Senior Center at 840 Von Kolnitz Rd. The purpose of the Senior Resource Summit is […]

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Eight Dead After a Florida Nursing Home Loses Power, the Laws in Place to Keep Seniors Safe

(WKRG) — The news shocked the nation and raised questions about what is required for nursing homes in the state of Florida. In Florida, nursing homes are regulated by the Agency for Healthcare Administration. The website does not say if nursing homes are required to have generators, but we were able to find out by […]

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Study: More than 50 percent of home care workers are on public assistance

A new study by a national research and consulting organization showed that more than half of home health care workers rely on public assistance to supplement income. Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute’s study showed that wages haven’t kept up with inflation in the past decade. On average, nursing assistants in nursing homes make a $12.34 an hour […]

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Five Star Dips Its Toes in Home Care, Considers Scaling Up – Senior …

As the baby boom 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. Recognizing this, 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 […]

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Talking Politics: Missouri Annual Veto Session Explained

In this episode of Talking Politics, Prof. Mark Horvit explains what’s in store for as Missouri lawmakers meet for their annual veto session this week. Mark Horvit is a professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and leads the school’s state government reporting program. Of all the vetoed bills, one of the most talked about is […]

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Saguache senior day care, respite center moving forward

SAGUACHE — Salida Valley to Valley Senior Care Center Director Yvonne (Eve) Braden invites Saguache County residents to visit her booth at the Fall Festival this weekend to see plans for the new Saguache County Senior Care Center. Senior crafts from the Salida Center will be on sale at the booth. Braden and the care […]

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Another attempt underway to restore cuts to Missouri’s seniors and disabled

Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard, R-Joplin A veto override has overwhelmingly failed today in the state House that would have restored in-home and nursing home care cuts to about 8,000 elderly and disabled Missourians. During today’s annual veto session of the Missouri Legislature, Senate Leader Ron Richard, R-Joplin, and House Speaker Todd Richardson, R-Poplar […]

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Letter to the editor: It’s wrong to abandon state’s seniors

Gov. Greitens dealt a devastating blow to thousands of elderly, people with disabilities and veterans across Missouri when he cut funding for in-home and nursing home care. Gov. Greitens dealt a devastating blow to thousands of elderly, people with disabilities and veterans across Missouri when he cut funding for in-home and nursing home care. Lt. […]

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New home health care agency opens in Boca

A new home health care agency has opened in Boca Raton to meet the expected demand for caregivers by people who want to age in place and families who support their decision. “Data from the U.S. Census confirms 22 percent of the population in Palm Beach County is age 65 plus and has grown,” according […]

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Talking Politics: Veto Session Explained

In this episode of Talking Politics, Prof. Mark Horvit explains what’s in store for as Missouri lawmakers meet for their annual veto session this week. Mark Horvit is a professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and leads the school’s state government reporting program. Of all the vetoed bills, one of the most talked about is […]

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St. Pauls PACE Program breaks ground on new center in El Cajon

St. Paul’s PACE (Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly) celebrated the ground breaking of its new medical center to care for seniors in East County on Sept. 1.  PACE supports seniors so they can continue to live independently at home by providing in-home care, transportation and personalized medical services. East County seniors who are […]

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FirstLight Home Care of the Foothills Opens in Grayson – Journal

GRAYSON, KY – FirstLight Home Care, an award-winning provider of non-medical home care, announced the opening of its location in Grayson. Local residents Shadow and Rebekah Skaggs own the new location, which offers a variety of home care, companion care and senior care services to residents of Grayson and the 12 surrounding counties. The new […]

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Always Best Care Announces Marine Veteran As New Owner Of Its …

ROSEVILLE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Always Best Care® Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, announced recently that Dan Barbee has acquired the original Always Best Care agency in Roseville, California, located at 1406 Blue Oaks Blvd., Suite 175. For the last 21 years, Always Best Care of […]

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SENIOR Q&A: Winter care

Q: Now that it is fall I am trying to plan ahead for the winter. My mother lives alone and last winter was lonely and difficult for her. I found myself visiting more, worried about her having enough food if there was a blizzard, her stepping on her stoop to get her mail etc. Do […]

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Delray business gives family touch to home health care

Welcome Back Home Care, a Delray Beach-based business that offers home health care aides, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and certified nursing assistants, celebrated its second anniversary last month. After studying hospitality management at the University of Central Florida, owner Lee Berkowitz worked in an assisted living facility and in non-emergency medical transportation before launching […]

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Claim about in-home care cuts Mostly False

Springfield News-Leader, “We work for you, not Greitens: Let’s override his veto of HCB3,” Aug. 9, 2017 Missouri Times, “Could HCB 3 appear once again before the legislature?,” Aug. 17, 2017 Email Interview, Scott Fitzpatrick, Missouri House Representative, Aug. 28, 2017 Phone Interview, Crystal Quade, Missouri House Representative, Aug. 28, 2017 Email Interview, Jean Evans, […]

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Shelbyville seniors honor first responders

Shelbyville EMTs Tom Coventry and Turiasa Welton visit with Holly Brook residents Bill West and Carl McClain at a first responders’ breakfast on Monday. Article source: http://herald-review.com/news/local/shelbyville-seniors-honor-first-responders/article_907f409a-ce82-5b00-88a4-afd692396089.html

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Small In-Home Care Providers Leverage Training Better | Home …

Smaller in-home care agencies may not always have the same resources as their larger counterparts, but they’ve worked out one way to get the most bang for their buck when it comes to training staff. Though larger organizations, with more than 1,000 employees, tend to have more sophisticated training technology, small organizations, with 250 or fewer […]

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Claim about in-home care cuts mostly false

Springfield News-Leader, “We work for you, not Greitens: Let’s override his veto of HCB3,” Aug. 9, 2017 Missouri Times, “Could HCB 3 appear once again before the legislature?,” Aug. 17, 2017 Email Interview, Scott Fitzpatrick, Missouri House Representative, Aug. 28, 2017 Phone Interview, Crystal Quade, Missouri House Representative, Aug. 28, 2017 Email Interview, Jean Evans, […]

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The design superstars of the future will be designing for their grandparents

When coming up with new products and technologies, designers tend towards the average user—someone with average body dimensions, reach, and physical strength. Most of the time, this leaves the elderly and people with physical disabilities out of the equation. But that will have to change. Today, 15% of the world’s population have some form of […]

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Storm hinders one of the only resources for senior citizens

It is not easy being the only state and federally funded senior service provider in all of Berkeley County. Now the effort is made more difficult because of Hurricane Irma. “For some people we are the only source of nutrition and socialization,” said Tonya Adams who is the executive director at Berkeley Seniors Inc. The […]

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Andrews prepared to overturn Greitens’ veto of low income senior funding

(Jefferson City, MO) — One of the hottest issues surrounding this week’s Missouri veto session deals with funding efforts for in-home nursing and nursing home care for low income seniors. Back in June, Republican Governor Eric Greitens vetoed a measure that would have financed nursing care throughout the state by pulling excess dollars from a […]

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Another Hurricane Forces Home Health Providers to Snap into Action

Within a fortnight of the category four Hurricane Harvey that hit the Texas coastline, Hurricane Irma blasted home health care providers in Florida over the weekend. Health care providers began preparing for the worst several days ahead of the storm, as Florida Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency and many coastal zones evacuated. Health […]

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Oswego County – Measures to increase financial awareness with senior citizens

<!– var articlecredit = []; var articlecaption = []; var articleimage = []; –> Pathfinder Bank, the Oswego County Office for the Aging and the Oswego County Retired Senior and Volunteer Program have teamed up to coordinate a comprehensive financial awareness workshop as part of Pathfinder’s “Money Smart” program. “Pathfinder Bank is dedicated to helping […]

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Parson Plans to Reverse Controversial Budget Cuts to Seniors and Veterans

BOLIVAR, Mo. – With less than a week left before Missouri enters a legislative veto session, Lt. Gov. Mike Parson is making plans to reverse Gov. Eric Greitens’ budget cuts to in-home and nursing home care. The cuts have already been in effect for about a month, meaning some of the 8,000 low-income seniors, veterans […]

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Missouri residents at risk of losing in-home care

HUNTSVILLE, Mo. — Chad Grotewiel, 41, likes to tell stories from his high-school days, like the time he hid in the ceiling during shop class, or the time he brought a water gun to school and squirted his typing teacher in the face. When he tells stories, his eyes light up and he can’t help […]

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Lafayette’s TRU PACE center, an all-inclusive, aging-in-place program for the elderly, up and running

TRU PACE Center What: A multi-discipline, medically based center designed to help frail elderly people live independently in the community Where: 2593 Park Lane Lafayette Who is eligible: Those deemed in need of nursing home care who are 55 years of age or older; those who qualify for Medicaid and Medicare; and those who live […]

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FACT CHECK: Claim about in-home care cuts mostly false

More Information Sources: Springfield News-Leader, “We work for you, not Greitens: Let’s override his veto of HCB3,” Aug. 9, 2017 Missouri Times, “Could HCB 3 appear once again before the legislature?,” Aug. 17, 2017 Email Interview, Scott Fitzpatrick, Missouri House Representative, Aug. 28, 2017 Phone Interview, Crystal Quade, Missouri House Representative, Aug. 28, 2017 Email […]

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Documentary Highlights Home Care Crisis About to Hit Home for Millions of Seniors

One look around the country, the news, and budgets from state to state and on the federal level and it becomes clear that there are plenty of crises blooming. However, one is causing a lot of seniors and advocates for their care a great deal of stress and anxiety and that has to do with […]

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Q5: Shared housing provides mutual benefits for seniors

A Place for Mom is the nation’s largest senior living referral service which provides families and seniors with ideas to promote healthy senior living. Rimsie McConiga A Place for Mom is the nation’s largest senior living referral service which provides families and seniors with ideas to promote healthy senior living. Jennifer Gehrt works for the […]

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Missouri residents at risk of losing in-home care – Belleville News

Chad Grotewiel, 41, likes to tell stories from his high school days, like the time he hid in the ceiling during shop class, or the time he brought a water gun to school and squirted his typing teacher in the face. When he tells stories, his eyes light up and he can’t help giggling. Despite […]

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Preferred Home Health Care Awards Four Nursing Scholarships

Ellen Stone, PHHC Education Director, Scholarship Winner Joan Leung Lo Hing of Ocean Grove and Lisa Gallicchio, PHHC Director of Community Relations. (Photo courtesy PHHC) EATONTOWN – Four undergraduate nursing students in New Jersey and Pennsylvania are the lucky recipients of $500 scholarships courtesy of Preferred Home Health Care Nursing Services (PHHC), which is headquartered […]

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Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Transforming Age, American House Senior Living

Tennessee CCRC Announces Affiliation With United Church Homes Uplands Village, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Pleasant Hill, Tennessee, announced a new affiliation with United Church Homes (UHC), a Marion, Ohio-based national provider of senior living services. UHC’s management services company, United Church Homes Management (UCHM), will also take over management of Uplands Village. […]

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What Older Americans Stand to Lose if ‘Dreamers’ Are Deported

In health care, on the other hand, the economic impact could be significant, depriving patients of help they depend on and driving up costs for families and taxpayers. Surveys of DACA beneficiaries reveal that roughly one-fifth of them work in the health care and educational sector, suggesting a potential loss of tens of thousands of […]

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Deporting ‘Dreamers’ May Hit Home Health Care Especially Hard

In health care, on the other hand, the economic impact could be significant, depriving patients of help they depend on and driving up costs for families and taxpayers. Surveys of DACA beneficiaries reveal that roughly one-fifth of them work in the health care and educational sector, suggesting a potential loss of tens of thousands of […]

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Annual event ensures senior citizens can make informed decisions

At the 2016 Seniorama, visitors enjoyed refreshments and entertainment. This year’s event will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, in the Decatur Civic Center. Article source: http://herald-review.com/news/local/annual-event-ensures-senior-citizens-can-make-informed-decisions/article_4d952b86-47ea-5b90-9064-40deef28ae37.html

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Editorial: Missouri lawmakers should hold a special session to help …

About 8,000 elderly and disabled residents in Missouri are facing grim prospects that their in-home health care and medical services will be drastically reduced because $35.4 million was slashed from a tight state budget. Advocates are trying to persuade lawmakers headed back to Jefferson City for a veto session on Sept. 13 to hold a […]

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Senior Helpers® Partners with ClearCare to Offer Its Franchises …

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – ClearCare, the market leading SaaS and mobile platform for home care agencies, today announced Senior Helpers, the nation’s premier provider of in-home senior care has selected ClearCare as one of their preferred partners for its software technology platform needs.  “We are always striving to provide our franchise owners with […]

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CT Budget Stalemate Could Impact Residents Relying on Home Health Care

CT Budget Stalemate Could Impact Residents Relying on Home Health Care The ongoing budget stalemate in Connecticut is now reaching a tipping point, at least for those men and women who rely on in home health care support. Home care is defined as aides and visiting nurses who provide physical, medical, emotional, and other support […]

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Keeping elderly in their homes a healthy goal (VIDEO)

<!– var articlecredit = []; var articlecaption = []; var articleimage = []; –> By 2030, the number of people aged 65 and older is expected to double in the United States. That statistic is alarming to Andrea M. Montgomery, director of St. Lawrence County’s Office for the Aging. Mrs. Montgomery is concerned that funding […]

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Senior Helpers® Partners with ClearCare to Offer Its Franchises Direct and Easy Access to the Industry’s Leading …

“We are always striving to provide our franchise owners with the latest proven innovations in the home care industry and we’re thrilled to be working with ClearCare to help us deliver that to our franchises,” said Peter Ross, CEO and co-founder, Senior Helpers. “ClearCare has a great track record in the industry and already has […]

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Must-Read News: Overtime Rule Invalidated

Happy Tuesday, Home Health Care News readers, and welcome back from your long weekend. Catch up on all things home health and home care with our must-read news roundup—keep reading for our top stories from last week. Just before the long weekend, A federal judge in Texas scrapped a controversial Obama-era wage rule that would […]

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As I See It: Labor movement helping shape needed reform

By Tyrék D. Lee Sr. On Labor Day, let’s forego the usual doom-and-gloom about a supposedly dying American union movement. The labor movement is alive, well and shaping Worcester and this country in ways all reasonable Americans recognize we need: by promoting social, economic and racial justice and ensuring those who work long hours at […]

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Brightstar’s in-home care shines

The daily responsibilities of life don’t stop just because a family member becomes ill or unable to care for him or herself. The mortgage still has to be paid, groceries must be bought and children have to be dropped off at soccer practice — but no one wants to leave an aging parent or special-needs […]

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David Broder: Workers need better pay and benefits – Virginian

ANNIE COUSINS, a home care worker from Richmond, doesn’t get a day off on Labor Day, or any other holiday. As most Americans spend the day at a picnic, a parade, or a barbeque, Annie — a grandmother of six — goes to care for her client, a senior who relies on her for everything, […]

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Guest Opinion: Union has changed lives of homecare workers

By Rebecca Sandoval For me, home care is a calling. There are few things as satisfying to me as helping my clients live autonomous lives of dignity in their own homes rather than being warehoused in an institution. Through this work, I’ve made some of my deepest friendships. I love this work, but it hasn’t […]

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Watertown Daily Times | Keeping elderly in their homes a healthy goal

<!– var articlecredit = []; var articlecaption = []; var articleimage = []; –> By 2030, the number of people aged 65 and older is expected to double in the United States. That statistic is alarming to Andrea M. Montgomery, director of St. Lawrence County’s Office for the Aging. Mrs. Montgomery is concerned that funding […]

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Andrews seeks senior care funding solution

Whenever Tony Brown 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.maryvilledailyforum.com/news/article_ae1fe550-8ff6-11e7-8f2f-af3b65adef50.html

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Home Health Care Continues to Increase in Demand Over Other Senior Care Options

In decades past, whenever someone needed extensive direct medical attention -whether it was due to health issues as they aged or an accident or some other situation- they were dependent on hospitals or nursing homes, for the most part. Home health care has become a much more potent option and it is in greater demand, […]

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SENIOR LOOKOUT: Home care for all now available

The National Aging in Place Council states that more than 90 percent of older adults would rather live in their own homes and communities rather than move to senior housing. Other research shows that 75 percent of people age 40 and over plan on living in their own homes when they are 80.  With the […]

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Serving LGBT Senior Citizens, ‘Alegre Home Care’ Returns To Castro

A new business is opening in the Castro—or more accurately, a previous long-time commercial tenant is returning after more than a decade away. Alegre Home Care, which provides in-home care for senior citizens and disabled individuals, will open at 2253 Market St. (and 16th). The spot was previously home to Urban Eyes, which moved from Market Street […]

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Entrepreneur Starts Home Fitness Business for Aging in Place

After seeing skilled nursing facility patients continue to be admitted with conditions that were largely preventable, Tyson Dukes started thinking about starting his own company to help keep seniors at home longer. Dukes, an Okoboji, Iowa-based physical therapist assistant, has spent the last 20 years working in health care and several years in long-term care. […]

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Aleph Home Care helps seniors and families

Aleph Home Care is making an impact each and every day in the lives of older adults and their families. We recently received this letter from the daughter of one of our clients. When you become a client, you become part of the Aleph family. “I’m writing to tell you of my family’s wonderful experience […]

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Action coming on senior care ‘crisis,’ Dix says – Barriere Star Journal

Unpaid family caregivers are taking more of the burden of seniors care as government home care and day program services decline, B.C. Seniors Advocate says. Isobel Mackenzie released an update of her 2015 report on home care Wednesday, showing that family caregivers are facing more complex senior care needs such as dementia. With fewer provincially […]

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Family caregiver ranks have grown in recent years

Caring for an aging parent or other relative is often something that people do not plan for. But family counselors, researchers and others say caring for an aging family member can provide a unique opportunity for younger family members to learn more about their aging relatives and family history. More and more baby boomers and […]

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How to get long-term care at home without busting the bank

The vast majority of older adults receive long-term care at home, not in nursing homes. But few people plan for this expense. Nor do they see long-term care insurance as a viable option, because it’s expensive and is often seen as protection against the cost of nursing home care. That should change, some experts contend. […]

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Home Health Care: Shouldn’t It Be Work Worth Doing?

As President Trump promises to recover the jobs of an ancestral age populated by well-paid coal miners, steelworkers and assemblers of air-conditioners, he is missing one of the most critical challenges of the American work force: transforming long-term care into a higher-quality, better-paid job that could support the middle class of the future. It can […]

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Local entrepreneur touts 25 years assisting elderly

Eloise Jay-Jones, the owner of Granny’s Helping Hands, has marked her 25th anniversary of providing home care services to senior citizens and clients with disabilities. Jay-Jones has a special love for seniors and wants to help them maintain their independence by being able to remain at home. “No one really pays attention to our seniors,” […]

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TruSense Unveils Integrated Smart Home Experience for Seniors …

CINCINNATI, Ohio (August 29, 2017)—TruSense, family-friendly smart home technology for seniors, today announced that its namesake offering is now available for purchase. TruSense uses sensor and GPS technology to discern the way a person lives—time spent sleeping, in the kitchen or getting out of the house. When a pattern shifts, TruSense notices, and updates the […]

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Capitalizing on an Opportunity Can Provide More Home Care Options for Seniors

Where some people see trouble, others see opportunity. It’s been well discussed in recent years in the media and the home care sector that this industry will be the number one job creator for quite some time due to an increase in demand, but as the federal government, through CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid […]

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Visiting Angels – August 24, 2017

Host: Kyle Jellings Topic: Visiting Angels Guest: Geneva Gray Right Click Here To Download! Click Here To Listen! Geneva Gray from Visiting Angels  joined Kyle in the Afternoon to highlight some of the great senior care services and employment opportunities provided by Visiting Angels Visiting Angles is looking for quality caregivers and companions to join their growing […]

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Patchwork Quilt

Leaving hospital, older patients resist home help at their peril As many as 28 percent of patients offered home health care when theyre being discharged from a hospital mostly older adults say no to those services, according to a report in Kaiser Health News. Understanding why this happens and what can be done about it […]

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Caring for others is her business

Eloise Jay-Jones, the owner of Granny’s Helping Hands, has marked her 25th anniversary of providing home care services to senior citizens and clients with disabilities. Jay-Jones has a special love for seniors and wants to help them maintain their independence by being able to remain at home. “No one really pays attention to our seniors,” […]

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Christmas in August? AngelWish delivers gift packages to Union County seniors – Palladium

AngelWish volunteers bag up gifts of practical items for senior citizens in Union County.(Photo: Photo provided) LifeStream Services and Whitewater Commons Senior Living recently partnered to deliver gift packages to isolated senior citizens in need in Union County. Donations were made at the beginning of August from local businesses and those in the community to […]

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Three Ways To Leverage Your Clients When Developing A Marketing Plan

Shutterstock During my tenure as a marketer in the senior in-home healthcare field, I’ve learned that aging adults want to live in the comfort of their own homes for as long as they can, and their adult children would be happy to be their caregivers if they weren’t so overwhelmed by their duties. Where did […]

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Wellington church launches $90M intergenerational community project

Grace Village would be a 48-acre site offering intergenerational housing and care.(Photo: Grace Village) A Wellington church is taking on three critical needs in its town with a planned $90 million community that addresses affordable housing, affordable child care and seniors’ housing needs.  Grace Village, Wellington, a nonprofit established by Zion Lutheran Church, would take […]

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Keeping Veterans Connected

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – More and more military veterans in the area have been gathering at the new Veteran’s Coffee House at the Wallingford Senior Center. Each month the group comes together to socialize and hear from informative speakers. The founder of the group, Mark Halliday with Assisted Living Services, Inc. stopped by our studio […]

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Senior Expo is Thursday in Girard

News in brief from the Erie region. Senior Expo is Thursday in Girard GIRARD — The annual Senior Expo will be held Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Parish Center, 1001 Main St. E., Girard. About 70 professionals and vendors will offer a range of services and will share information […]

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Golfers take to the links to benefit senior citizens

WOOD COUNTY, W.Va.-(WTAP) Wood County’s senior citizens programs benefited Saturday from a golf outing Saturday at Woodridge Plantation in Mineral Wells. 36 teams of golfers teed off in the 18th annual Carr Leavitt Memorial Golf Tournament. It’s in honor of the long-time leader of Leavitt Funeral Home. Proceeds went to the Wood County Senior Citizens […]

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Armed robbers invade senior living home in Fullerton, steal money and car – KABC

A trio of armed robbers stormed a senior living facility in Fullerton late Thursday night, then made off with a small amount of money and a car, authorities said. No one was injured in the crime, which occurred about 11:10 p.m. at the Las Palmas Home Care located in the 100 block of Las Palmas […]

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Part 2: Aging Independently, Challenges That Seniors Face Today

Newtown’s senior population is rapidly growing, with many choosing to remain in their homes or local independent housing facilities. Without family members, nurses, or aides living with them, a number of challenges can arise for seniors, making daily activities difficult. Various organizations in town affiliated with senior citizens shared with The Newtown Bee the struggles […]

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Senior Care at Home, Instead of an Assisted Living Facility, Could Save Millions for Medicare Users

The majority of seniors want to live in their own home for as long as possible.  They like the familiar surroundings. They like sleeping in their own bed. They enjoy the community they live in. They know their neighbors.  They have an emotional attachment to their home, because their kids and grandkids have grown up […]

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Seniors say staying at home is what they want

“I want to go into a nursing home!” You’d be hard pressed to find anyone utter those words. Moving from the comfort and familiarity of home is something 90 percent of AARP members surveyed don’t want to do—even when life throws them a curveball. No surprise really! Moving is a stressful event in anyone’s life, […]

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Bayshore Home Care Makes Life Easier for Seniors with Their Homemaker Companionship Service in Florida

In this world where juggling work and home becomes difficult at times, it is the homemaker companionship service in Florida from Bayshore Home Care that provides a welcome break. This press release was orginally distributed by ReleaseWire Largo, FL — (ReleaseWire) — 08/25/2017 — Everyone loves their parents and does not mind taking care of […]

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Rauner Halts Proposed Cuts To Senior In-Home Care

The administration of Gov. Bruce Rauner has halted controversial plans to overhaul a senior care program that would reduce expensive in-home care services to 36,000 elderly Illinois residents, according to the state Department on Aging. Critics of the plan said Rauner pulled them back after the Democratic controlled legislature passed a budget in July over […]

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Petaluma police arrest in-home care provider suspected of fiduciary elder abuse

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