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Why Everyone Over 50 Should be Training for the Senior Games


by Phil Campbell, M.S.

How To Find Affordable Senior Housing


A few years ago Miranda M. became a widow.

Review of the Changing Protein Requirements for Seniors


Youth, it is said, is wasted on the young. Too busy figuring life they hardly take the time to enjoy it.

Exercise Walking For Seniors: Preventing Foot Problems


Exercise has a very important role in the general health and the quality of life of everyone, but especially in seniors. Seniors who walk tend to look younger, sleep more soundly and have fewer visits to the doctor.

Arizona Assisted Living Homes -- The Alternative to High Priced Senior Care


The cost of skilled nursing care is slowly rising. Currently, the average cost of care in Arizona ranges from $3,500 to $4,500 per month.

10 Tips to Keep a Family Caregiver from Losing Their Mind


Caring full time for a loved one can be a challenging task, and it takes a special person to get the job done right. Patience and compassion are the two top qualities a caregiver must possess in order to be successful.

When Assistance with Long Term Care Becomes Necessary


According to the Administration on Aging, it is estimated by 2030, the older population will more than double to approximately 71.5 million.

Caregiving Across The Miles-Tips for Successful Long Distance Caregiving


Caring for a parent or a loved one is a difficult job. Your duties as a caregiver become increasingly difficult as the miles increase between you and your loved one.

Scaling Down (Almost) Painlessly


Moving to a smaller house or apartment in a retirement community almost always involves a certain degree of trauma, both for the elder who's moving and for family members. However, by planning ahead you can reduce the discomfort involved and turn what might well become a nightmare into a pleasant event.

If Using The Stairs Has Become A Daily Struggle, A Stair lift Could Change Your Life


Using stairs is an everyday nightmare for many people. As we grow older the stairs in our home can become more of a struggle due to mobility problems associated with old age, an accident or illness.

Assisted Living: Tips on How to Choose a Facility


It is easy to be fooled by fancy drapery or expensive furniture that may decorate a care facility. Even though a facility looks high class doesn't always mean the care provided is first class.

Stair Lift Buying Guide


There is no doubt that having a stair lift in your home can dramatically improve your quality of life. If you are starting to find that climbing the stairs is becoming a hazardous experience, or just hard work, then a stair lift could be the answer.

Stair Lifts - Straight and Curved Rails


There are two types of stairlift. Straight and curved.

5 Myths You Should Know Before Choosing Elder Care


Myths associated with selecting quality nursing home care suggest quick and easy ways to identify quality care. In fact, relying on these myths can lead to disastrous results.

Solitary Confinement -- for Life


Sixty-five year old Arthur Jones served a self-imposed life sentence - in his own home.Arthur lived in a high crime neighborhood, so he built iron cages around his outside doors and installed bars on all the windows.

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Phyllis Ayman's new book considers the quality of elder care  Westfair Online

Phyllis Ayman's new book “Overdue: Quality Care for Our Elder Citizens” was released Feb. 8 and by its first week in print it rose to the No. 1 spot on Amazon in ...


Elder Care: Are you at risk?  Carlisle Sentinel

Can you guess what will happen to one out of every four Americans age 65 and older this year? Every 11 seconds, this same situation will cause an emergency ...


Elder Care offers big thanks for Big Wheels meal deliveries  Tallahassee.com

Record number of community VIPS add flair to Elder Care's annual meal delivery event.


Alaska state officials propose elder-care facility rate increases  KTOO

State officials are proposing rate increases of between 40 percent and nearly 140 percent for residents of Alaska's state-supported elder-care facilities, ...


New elder care facility in works for Pilot Rock  East Oregonian

Pilot Rock's new elderly care facility could open this summer.


Elder Care: The art of receiving care  Carlisle Sentinel

As the average lifespan increases and medical advances allow people with chronic health conditions to live longer, the potential of requiring assistance with ...


Elder Care: Organ donation regulations updated | Elder Care  Carlisle Sentinel

If you are one of the 55.15 percent of Cumberland County residents who are a designated organ donor on your driver's license or state identification card, ...


» News » Ranch to Host Elder Care Event One Last Time  Bartlesville Radio

Washington County Elder Care announces the date for their 21st Annual The Good, The Bad and The Barbecue event at the Mullendore Cross Bell Ranch.


Elder Care Services holds annual Big Wheels Deliver Meals event  WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Elder Care Services held their annual Big Wheels Deliver Meals event Monday, where community leaders loaded their cars with ...


More funding sought for in-home elder care  Times Herald-Record

ALBANY — Millions more in state funding is needed to provide in-home services such as meal deliveries for the growing number of New Yorkers 65 or older ...


The Bad, The Ugly, And The Good Of Long-Term Care  Forbes

Long-term care isn't the easiest subject to talk about, but being prepared is important for the retirement road ahead. Read here for more!


DEA: Vallejo couple used elder care facility to make meth pills that looked like Trump's face  San Francisco Chronicle

A Vallejo couple used the elder care facility they ran as a manufacturing space for meth pills shaped like Donald Trump's face and the Tesla logo, prosecutors ...


One Fall Can Change Everything: Elder Care Seminar March 11  TAPinto.net

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Anyone with a beloved senior in their family has probably worried about an emergency that can occur at any time, whether you're the ...


SNL disrupts elder care with the Toilet Death Ejector  Fast Company

What: An infomercial for an invention that would actually be pretty helpful if it weren't completely and utterly ridiculous and impossible. Who: The team at SNL ...


Caregivers Corner: Eldercare Locator can help find services for older adults  CapitalGazette.com

The Eldercare Locator is a public *service* of the U.S. Administration on Aging and connects older adults and family caregivers with services in their communities.


Elder Care: Your next chapter in life  Carlisle Sentinel

Change. Do you welcome it, generally resist it or accept that it will happen and “go with the flow?”


Two-year sentence in elder abuse case | Local News  San Mateo Daily Journal

Exactly eight months after a Daly City man was found guilty of felony fiscal elder abuse by a jury for stealing money from an 80-year-old cancer patient in his care ...


Owner of elder care home pleads guilty to two counts of endangerment  KGUN

The owner of elder care home has pleaded guilty to two counts of endangerment in connection to an elderly abuse case.


Disgraced doctor who poisoned wife spotted on elder care website  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

(WSVN) - He killed a patient and poisoned his wife. Now, a disgraced doctor is trying to take care of the elderly. 7's Brian Entin is back on the doctor's trail in ...


What do elder care, robots and Japan have in common?  MultiBriefs Exclusive

This year, for the first time in our history, there will be more of us over 65 than under 5 years old. This demographic shift, combined with our increasing longevity, ...


Mitchell Hamline launches certificate in Elder Law and Chronic Care – News and Events  Mitchell Hamline News

Mitchell Hamline is now offering a certificate in Elder Law and Chronic Care as part of its Professional Legal Education programs. The certificate will give those ...


Elder care reform bill being considered today | Around the Region  BusinessNorth.com

A bill with strong protections against abuse, neglect, assault, and other maltreatment in Minnesota assisted living facilities and nursing homes will be considered ...


OZY's New Podcast: Perils of Pericles, an International Drug Trafficker  OZY

Business as usual? Only if your business was buying and selling drugs.


Learn about elder care at free informational event  My Buckhannon

An Elder Care Information and Planning Event is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 7 at First United Methodist Church in Buckhannon in Godwin Fellowship ...


Senator's View: 'I love you, Mom. You can go now'  Duluth News Tribune

It's often painful and lonely, slow and confusing. It tests our capacity for compassion, grace, and understanding. It invokes a fear of the unknown and renders us ...


Why a retirement savings account is crucial for military members  MarketWatch

Jennifer Nelson and her military airman husband, Nathan, always planned for their retirement and the unexpected — doing so helped when tragedy struck.


Rifle celebrates groundbreaking for its new nursing home facility  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Longtime Rifle residents Joan McKeon and Doug Sours are grateful to receive the elder care they need right in their home town. They are particularly excited to ...


Patient Deaths Cited In Mass. Settlement With 7 Nursing Homes  WBUR

Seven nursing homes in Massachusetts have reached settlements with the state to resolve allegations of systematic failures.


Elder Care Options For When You Need a Break  Exhale Lifestyle

Working parents know how hard it can be to make time for themselves, especially when they're shuttling between the office, the school, appointments and ...


$66 a month for medicine and clothes. Adult care home residents say that’s not enough.  Charlotte Observer

People on public assistance who live in adult care homes get $66 a month to pay for prescription drugs, their telephones, deodorant, clothes, and other personal ...


AHCA's Parkinson laments rural nursing home closures - News  McKnight's Long Term Care News

The head of the nation's largest eldercare advocacy organization is imploring lawmakers to stem the tide of rural facility closings. Mark Parkinson, president and ...


Eldercare Locator can help find services for older adults; Caregivers Corner  Insurance News Net

Dear Mary, I don't live in Maryland, but your column appears in my local newspaper. Dear Reader, The Eldercare Locator is a public *service* of the U.S. ...


I-Team: “Deceitful Doctor” Pignataro is back in business  WKBW-TV

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — He's one of Western New York's most colorful and notorious criminals, and most people thought Dr. Anthony Pignataro's time in the ...


Amazon competitors with backup childcare: Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft  Quartz

Large tech companies like Apple or Google are widely perceived as being great places to work. They offer competitive salaries and perks like beer bashes and ...


Geriatrics is the new paediatrics  The Hindu

Older people need just as much specialised healthcare as children.


Elder Care Services Market value nearly US$1767.3 billion in the year end 2025 | Kentucky Breaking News Updates  Kentucky Journal 24

The overall elder care services market is estimated to be valued at US$ 927.1 billion in 2017 and is slated to reach a market value nearly US$1767.3 billion in ...


Kirsten Gillibrand Becomes 6th Female Candidate: Why It’ll Help Women Win In 2020  Forbes

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand becomes the sixth female candidate to jump into the 2020 race for president. Having multiple women candidates will help ...


Mentally tiring work linked to type 2 diabetes in women: Study  WTOP

Researchers found that women who rated their work as “very mentally tiring” were 21 percent more likely to develop type 2 diabetes over the study period ...


Daiichi Sankyo Presents Positive Results of the First Randomised, Controlled Trial of Uninterrupted Oral, Once-daily LIXIANA® (edoxaban) in Atrial Fibrillation Patients Undergoing Catheter Ablation  PRNewswire

MUNICH, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ELIMINATE-AF is the first set of data presented in 2019 from the Edoxaban Clinical Research Programme, which will.


Family Eldercare's 80 Over Eighty  Austin Monthly

Family Eldercare is pleased to invite you to our inaugural celebration of 80 Over Eighty. We are thrilled to announce KXAN's Jim Spencer will emcee this event to ...


HIPAA proposal would move us closer to coordinated care  STAT

Proposed changes to HIPAA that would redefine "covered entities" could help people get mental health care, food, secure housing, and other needed services.


China Focus: China to ramp up efforts to provide better elderly care - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) -- As China is faced with a growing aging population, the government has pledged to provide better elderly care services and ...


Expanded elder care in Nunavut will require training, regulation  Nunatsiaq News

This sign, posted at the back lot of the Nunavut legislature during Nunavut Day activities on July 9, 2011, expresses Nunavut's profound regard for elders.


Eldercare: Early diagnosis and treatment can ease your pet's golden years  Rutland Herald

For humans, culture dictates how elders are treated. In a way, this is the same for our pets. I like to think that our pets earn a lot of goodwill.


LL Bean Resumes Growth In 2018, Bonuses Return  SGB Media

L.L. Bean reported sales reached $1.6 billion in 2018, a 1 percent gain over 2017. Based on those results, the company's directors approved a 5 percent annual ...


Youdoris Faber | Obituaries  WV News

Youdoris Faber, 92 of Ripley, passed away March 11, 2019 in Eldercare of Ripley following a long illness.


Premier vows more govt support in areas like healthcare, eldercare  The Straits Times

China's Premier yesterday spoke of the challenges the country faces as it continues on its march towards building a moderately prosperous society by 2021.


6 Trillion Reasons for Asia to Act on Gender Equality  The Diplomat

The OCED estimates that 7.5 percent of global GDP is lost due to gender-based discrimination.


Eldercare-Assistive Robots Market : Key Players - Paro Robots, Aldebaran, Togo Seisakusyo Corporation, and Hasbro & Others - Press Release  Digital Journal

Future Market Insights has announced the addition of the “Eldercare-Assistive Robots Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, ...


Elderly Care Services Market: Growing Popularity and Emerging Trends in the Market : Benesse Style Care Co., Ltd, Econ Healthcare Group, Epoch Elder Care - Press Release  Digital Journal

If you are involved in the Global Elderly Care Services industry or aim to be, then this study will provide you inclusive point of view. It's vital you keep your market ...


China to boost consumption of services, especially in eldercare and domestic help  The Straits Times

BEIJING • China will look to growing consumption in the *service* sector, in particular on eldercare and domestic help, to boost economic growth, said a senior ...


Readers Write: That iconic V-J Day kiss, problems with mail service, scrutiny of elder care, confusing Driver and Vehicle Services, Jon Bream review of Elton John concert  Star Tribune

I read Monica Hesse's Feb. 21 commentary about the famous end-of-World-War-II “kiss” photo. (“In the MeToo era, a kiss is not just a kiss. Maybe it never was.


Elderly mom found alone, slumped over desk at nursing home, family says  WTSP.com

Julia Wiggins said she had taken Esther's son, James home to change clothes before they came back to the Alter Care Noble Pond's nursing facility to discover ...


NTT Docomo to trial remote monitoring service for eldercare  Telecompaper

Japanese operator NTT Docomo will jointly conduct a proof-of-concept trial of a remote-monitoring *service* for eldercare. The trial will be carries out in ...


Woman sentenced for head-on crash that killed elderly couple  fox5sandiego.com

A woman who killed an elderly couple in a 2017 head-on crash in Valley Center on the day of their 64th wedding anniversary was sentenced Monday to one ...


Trump Administration Cuts The Size Of Fines For Health Violations In Nursing Homes  NPR

The Trump administration's decision to alter the way it punishes nursing homes has resulted in lower fines against many facilities found to have endangered or ...


New House Tribal Affairs Committee aims to advance state relationships  Alaska Public Radio Network

The Alaska House has a new special committee to focus on tribal affairs. The committee will aim to advance relationships with tribes. Lawmakers spent the first ...


Gordon Law, PCAnnounces The Expansion Of Their New York Lawyers Team Throughout NYS - Press Release  Digital Journal

Valley Stream, NY-Gordon Law, P.C. is proud to announce their expansion throughout New York. They have experienced and knowledgeable of counsel ...


Elderly Care Services Market Evolving Technology, Trends and Industry Analysis 2025  MR Weekly

Global Elderly Care Services Market Size, Status And Forecast 2018-2025. The report provides a unique tool for evaluating the Market, highlighting ...


Los Gatos Urgent Care clinic charged with insurance fraud  The Mercury News

Santa Clara County prosecutors have accused the married owner and manager of the Los Gatos Urgent Care Clinic of “massively” overbilling clients.


More details on planned elder care centres to come this fall, says Nunavut minister  Nunatsiaq News

Partnerships B.C., an agency owned by the Government of British Columbia that provides advice and management expertise for private-public partnerships, ...


Global Elder Care Services Market 2019-2023: Industry Analysis, Geographical Segmentation, Drivers, Challenges, Trend & Forecasts  Market Research Updates

This Report analyses the past and current Elder Care Services market values along with spotless study of the market in order to predict future market condition, ...


After 15 years, Iqaluit elder quits Ottawa medical care to die at home  CBC News

Oqittuq Etuq returned home to Iqaluit this week to die surrounded by friends and family after he'd spent 15 years alone in Ottawa receiving dialysis treatment.


When ‘Go Back to China’ isn’t a slur – but a familial guilt trip  Inkstone

The phrase “Go back to China” is usually encountered in two very different ways. ...


South Dakota Supreme Court Says Box Elder Can Be Sued  KELOLAND TV

A mobile-home park owner can take Box Elder to court on whether water pressure from the city system caused the park's waterlines to break, the South Dakota ...


Here's how to talk about money with aging parents  AZ Big Media

People would rather talk about many, many other things than the daunting and awkward “m” word: money. It's scary to talk about money with aging parents.


CarePartners Foundation announces new name  Mountain Xpress

Asheville, NC—CarePartners Foundation (CPF) – a non-profit foundation since 2003 –is changing its name to WNC Bridge Foundation (WNC Bridge).


Paid Family Leave Gains Momentum In States As Bipartisan Support Grows  Utah Public Radio

In New Hampshire, there's no requirement that employers offer paid leave to workers who are caring for newborns or taking care of elderly parents.


Daughter of Iowa nursing home neglect victim testifies to Senate Finance Committee  Des Moines Register

Patricia Blank, a Shell Rock resident and Iowa Public Radio host, spoke before the Senate Finance Committee in Washington, D.C. Wednesday morning about ...


New Pioneers of Alaska king and queen | Local News  Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

FAIRBANKS — Fairbanks members of fraternal/sororal organization Pioneers of Alaska have tradition of naming a king and queen regent each year from their ...


Canada's first women-only business mission to Asia targets opportunities in Japan  Vancouver Sun

The mission will follow two significant events, the Women 20 (W20) Summit and the World Assembly of Women (WAW), both to be hosted by Japan in late March ...


The silver lining of an aging population  strategy+business Today

Economists often warn that an abundance of elders will be problematic for the economy. But new research shows that such a demographic shift could be a good ...


My father is leaving his property to our elder brother, but we are all left high and dry  MarketWatch

This woman says she and her sisters want to talk to their father about doing what they believe is fair.


In Fast-Aging Japan, Elder Care Is a High-Tech Pursuit  The Wall Street Journal

The demand for senior care is driving innovation and spawning startups in Japan, a country with one of the world's fastest-growing elderly populations—and a ...


SC hires and promotions  Charleston Post Courier

Thomas DiDonato has joined CresCom Bank as a mortgage loan originator. He is based in the West Ashley branch. Previously, he was with United Community ...


Handicare 1100 stairlift nominated for Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation 'Oscar'  THIIS

Multinational Handicare Group, a global provider of solutions and support to increase the independence of people with mobility needs or the elderly, has ...


To save time and money, companies roll out caregiving benefits  Reuters

When Laura Hirsch of Keller Texas had to find a rehabilitation center to help her father recover from a difficult surgery in September, the caregiving *service* ...


Patient’s nightmare: She can’t stay in Tampa General Hospital, but nursing homes won’t take  Tampa Bay Times

TAMPA — When the administrators of Tampa General Hospital evict Roberta Robinson from her bed, as planned, she faces a terrible choice: She can return ...


As Albemarle (ALB) Valuation Declined, Hahn Capital Management Trimmed by $526.15 Million Its Holding; Raub Brock Capital Management LP Stake in Estee Lauder Company (EL) Lifted as Valuation Rose  Thе Mоnіtоr

Hahn Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Albemarle (ALB) by 2.85% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Hahn Capital ...


Vallejo couple charged in alleged elder care facility pill mill  KGO-TV

Federal authorities arrested Vallejo couple Henry Benson and his wife Roselle Cipriano. They're charged with running a pill manufacturing operation at an ...


New Zealanders vow to stand together — but also to debate sensitive issues  The Washington Post

KEY DEVELOPMENTS. • Police raised the death toll to 50 after removing victims' bodies from the crime scenes. • The police have said that all the evidence ...


US hospitals ignore improving elder care. That's a mistake  STAT

Sick children deserve optimal medical care. So why were my colleagues and I saddened by a California midterm ballot initiative aimed at doing just that?


Hopeful Signs For Elder Care From Trump's HHS Secretary  Forbes

Two recent speeches by Health and Human Services Secretary Azar suggest we might be able to expect better elder care from the government.


The Benefits of Offering Backup Elder Care to Employees  Workforce Management

Employees who provide elder care are more likely to be less productive, take more time off and arrive to work late, studies show.


Police investigating 30 allegations of elder care neglect across Finland  YLE News

Police said Tuesday that investigators are currently probing 30 allegations of neglect, some of which may have resulted in injury or death, related to elder care.


Assisted Elder Care or Assisted Elder Torture?  The UpTake

Click for a Shareable Version of this Video. Assisted living facilities in Minnesota can provide superb elder care or they can provide scary conditions.


WSU smart home tests first elder care robot  WSU News

By Will Ferguson, WSU News. A robot created by Washington State University scientists could help elderly people with dementia and other limitations live ...


Artificial Intelligence (AI) Chipset Market Analysis with Major Industry Players - Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, Qualcomm, Inc, FinGenius Ltd., General Vision, Inc., IBM Corporation, NVIDIA Corporation  openPR

AI chipset is likely to gain traction with the amalgamation of various technologies such as deep learning, robotics, digital personal assistance, querying, natural ...


Emigrating From the U.S. May Be the Only Way To Afford Eldercare  In These Times

A nursing home for my mother in Germany would cost less than half of what she pays in Sacramento.


How Is AI Revolutionizing Elderly Care  Forbes

There is an unprecedented growth in the percentage of aging population throughout the world, particularly in growing economies such as Europe, Japan, and ...


SLO elder care facility owner found guilty of involuntary manslaughter  KEYT

The owner of an elder care facility in San Luis Obispo has been convicted of elder abuse and involuntary manslaughter, according to California Attorney General ...


Elder Care Services looking to crank up heater drive with donations  Tallahassee.com

For many here in the Big Bend, the onset of chilly weather means it's time to turn up the thermostat. However, for seniors struggling to make ends meet, that is not ...


Health care: Staffing for elder care at 'crisis level'  The Topeka Capital-Journal

"Everywhere we go anywhere in the state, when we talk to health care providers and aging *service* providers, the number one concern that's keeping them up at ...


If robots do everything, then what will we do? Will people marry robots in future?  Channel NewsAsia

When China's top artificial intelligence guru Lee Kai-Fu talks about how AI is reshaping the world, people listen. And he predicts big changes in a short time.


Assisted living, elder care reforms evolve at Capitol, likely to pass this year  St. Cloud Times

ST. PAUL — The laws governing your residence or your parents' may change this year, as the Legislature reforms assisted living laws and takes on other policy ...


3 Charged for Operating ‘Deplorable’ Elder Care Facilities  NBC 7 San Diego

The city is cracking down on illegal elder care facilities where seniors live in "deplorable conditions," like a home in City Heights riddled with cockroaches and ...


Minnesota lawmakers, families of abuse victims renew push for elder care reform  Star Tribune

Just weeks before the Legislature convenes, lawmakers and consumer groups are already gearing up for a major push to reform state laws aimed at protecting ...


A Radical Solution to the Impossible Cost of Caring for the Elderly  Mother Jones

Roland Bourque was 30 years into a career with the Public Works Department in suburban Biddeford, Maine, when his symptoms became too obvious to ignore.


Hartford business development center to focus on elder care, smart buildings  Hartford Courant

Upward, Hartford's downtown business development center, is turning its attention to spurring startup companies and innovation in the fast-growing fields of ...


Orange Valley to provide day-care services for the elderly from March  The Straits Times

The operator will be introducing its new Longevity Day Care Programme for seniors at its six-storey Orange Valley Balestier Care Centre.. Read more at ...


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