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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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Health care: Staffing for elder care at crisis level  Pratt Tribune

"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 ...

Smart home tests first elder care robot  Science Daily

Researchers believe the robot, nicknamed RAS, could eventually help those with dementia and other limitations continue to live independently in their own ...

Elder Care: Immediate Medicaid for nursing home care  The Sentinel

Pennsylvania's average cost of nursing home care is now $10420 per month, according to information provided recently by the Department of Human Services.

Longtime Elder Care Provider Opens Austin-Based Spaulding Decon Franchise  Benzinga

Austin, TX, January 21, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Spaulding Decon, a nationally established leader in crime-scene cleanup, hoarding cleanup and meth lab ...

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 ...

China Pacific Insurance accelerates entry into eldercare with more products  China Knowledge

China Pacific Insurance Co., one of the country's largest insurance companies is accelerating its venture into eldercare, eyeing the market potential of the sector ...

Elder Care Services holding annual Spread the Warmth Space Heater Drive  WTXL ABC 27

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - As it gets colder outside, most of us just turn up the heat, but many in our area don't have that luxury especially seniors who may.

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

The Senior Outreach Services program has a waiting list of over 135 elders in need of personal electric space heaters.

Elder Care: New Year's resolutions  Carlisle Sentinel

With the holiday season in the rear view mirror, it is time to look forward to 2019 and the opportunity to pursue New Year's resolutions.

Eldercare Insurance Services Joins Integrity Marketing Group to Accelerate Impressive Growth  PRNewswire

DALLAS, Jan. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrity Marketing Group, LLC ("Integrity"), the nation's largest independent distributor of life and health insurance ...

Elder Care: Considerations for funeral preplanning | Elder Care  Carlisle Sentinel

I confess that I have not yet preplanned my funeral. Eventually, I will stop procrastinating and get around to it. It seems that each week I witness a *fresh* reminder ...

Roseland library offers painting workshop, elder-care presentation  New Jersey Hills

ROSELAND – The Roseland Free Public Library is hosting these events through Jan. 31:

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 ...

Elder Care Services Market Is Anticipated to Record a Year-over-Year (YOY) Growth of 8.5%  Insurance News Net

New York, NY---- 01/18/2019-- With geriatric population estimated to be crossing a mark of 2 billion by the end of the next three decades, the elder care services ...

Elder Care: Putting the 'personal' in personal care  Carlisle Sentinel

Often the only stories that are broadcast by the media about long-term care facilities highlight extreme events and inadequate care.

So, how's the family? 2 experts on quality elder care  MPR News

There are many challenges when it comes to providing quality care to the elderly. Host Angela Davis spoke with two experts about taking care of aging family ...

Merce authors guide for eldercare caregivers and families  The Daily Jeffersonian

Author Cristie Merce, who loves a good story and loves to write, recently joined the ranks of published authors with "The Woes and Wisdom of Eldercare: An ...

Legislation addresses infotech, elder care, tourism, more  Coalfield.com

The 2019 Virginia General Assembly convened Wednesday, and local lawmakers have been busy.

Technology is changing how we grow old and die  CNN

San Francisco (CNN Business) This is a story about how life could end for many of us: at home surrounded by high-tech sensors, voice assistants and ...

Free Tax Assistance Available at SAGE Eldercare Beginning February 7  TAPinto.net

SUMMIT, NJ — Free tax counseling and preparation for middle- and low-income taxpayers, with special attention to those who are 60 years of age and older, ...

'No Senior Ignored': Senator Housley introduces elder care reforms  Minnesota Senate Republican Caucus

This week, Senator Karin Housley (R-St. Marys Point) introduced the first legislation of the 2019 session to address elder care in Minnesota. The bill ...

The Stealth Productivity Drain on American Workers  Money Magazine

One third of American workers have left a job to care for a loved one, and one third of those left to take care of a senior citizen.

MEOC elder care program has new director  Coalfield.com

Genia Garrett is now the director of Mountain Empire Older Citizens' Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).

Elder Care Services Market 2019 Global Industry – Key Players, Size, Trends, Opportunities, Growth- Analysis to 2025 - Press Release  Digital Journal

Wiseguyreports.Com Publish New Market Research Report On -“Elder Care Services Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Growth and ...

Yorkville Trinity hosting elder care author Feb. 2  Kendall County Now

Yorkville Trinity will host a public talk by caregiver author Leah Stanley on Saturday, Feb. 2 beginning at 10 a.m..

MAGA Hat Wearing Students Who Taunted Native American Elder Provoked? Longer Video Reveals Start of Incident  Newsweek

Some social media users have claimed that a full-length video of the incident proves that the MAGA-hatted boys were provoked.

World News How to Fix the World  Wall Street Journal

Readers offer their solutions for the polarization of politics, income inequality, privacy and more.

Complete analysis of Elderly Care Market growing at a CAGR of +10% by 2025 focusing key players like Extendicare Inc, Brookdale senior Living Inc, Kindred Healthcare,Genesis Healthcare Inc, Right at Home. Amedisys, Encompass Health Corporation, rosewood c  openPR

Elderly care is the fulfillment of the special needs and requirements that are unique to senior citizens. Elderly care term encompasses such services as assisted ...

City opens applications for affordable housing, social service grants  The Aggie

Davis accepts proposals for community development, housing investment This month, the City of Davis invited local nonprofit organizations to.

Bonnie Kraham: Start the year right by creating an elder law estate plan  Times Herald-Record

With the New Year, it may finally be time to resolve to create an elder law estate plan. You do not have to be a senior citizen. You do not have to have failing ...

Overlooked, But Not Forgotten By This Funder: A Grantmaker Takes on Elder Abuse  Inside Philanthropy

With so few funders focused on older Americans, it's not surprising that there's little support for work on a big problem like elder abuse. The John A. Hartford ...

Little-known law forces adult children to pay for nursing home care for parents  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

An obscure South Dakota law can force adult children to pay the cost of long-term care for their parents if the elder family members cannot pay on their own.

Annual grant distribution from Legends Casino open to nonprofits  KIMA CBS 29

TOPPENISH, Wash. - Legends Casino Hotel is inviting nonprofit organizations to apply for the Yakama Cares annual grant distribution. The Charitable ...

SAGE Eldercare to present jazz concert  NJ.com

The public is invited to join SAGE Eldercare Spend-A-Day clients for a free concert by jazz vocalist and pianist/composer Lou Watson on Jan. 15 at 2 p.m..

State Threatens to Shutter SF Care Facility After 75-Year-Old Woman Went Missing, Died  NBC Bay Area

The state is threatening to shut down the City of San Francisco-run elder care facility where a woman went missing in May and was later found dead nearby after ...

Planning for Your Future: Eldercare & Long-Term Care Insurance  New Canaanite

Waveny presents industry experts Stephen Keogh, elder law attorney, and Laurie Sappern Gaugler, CLTC, long-term care insurance specialist, for an important ...

Two engineers try to make an immortal dog in John Scalzi’s “A Model Dog”  The Verge

In John Scalzi's short story, an overbearing CEO demands that his employees engineer a solution to his dad's aging dog. "A Model Dog" is part of Better Worlds, ...

Contrasting OurPet’s (OPCO) and PIGEON CORP/ADR (PGENY)  Fairfield Current

PIGEON CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:PGENY) and OurPet's (OTCMKTS:OPCO) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment?

#NYCtech Week in Review: 1/13/19-1/19/19  AlleyWatch

Wellthy, the platform solutions for managing chronic and elder care, has raised an additional $5.2M in funding according to a recent SEC filing. The filing ...

Property developer Greenland Hong Kong diversifies into elderly care in mainland China  China Knowledge

Mainland property developer Greenland Hong Kong is looking towards elder care services in Chinese cities, as a business diversification strategy into ...

Forest Service workers seek alternative jobs as shutdown enters fifth week  Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Some of the furloughed workers in the White River National Forest are waiting tables, cleaning houses, painting, driving buses and taking other temporary jobs ...

Aged care royal commission begins with families of elder abuse victims shut out of first hearing  ABC News

Family members of elder abuse victims say it is appalling they were shut out of the first aged care royal commission hearing this morning, which heard only 4 per ...

As America Rapidly Ages, Who's Helping to Find Better Ways to Care for Seniors?  Inside Philanthropy

An aging America will need vastly more services devoted to elder care, and philanthropy will come under growing pressure to contribute. So far, though, most ...

Senior Care Authority Makes Debut on Prestigious Franchise 500 List January 18, 2019ElderCare Consulting Company  PR Web

Senior Care Authority, a national chain of highly-trained senior care experts, recently made its debut in Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500, the world's first, ...

AI Robot Startup Temi Teams Up With Amazon's Alexa To Get Rolling - Literally | Technology News  NoCamels - Israeli Innovation News

*Fresh* from a $21 million funding round, Temi has big plans for the personal robotics industry. | NoCamels.

Family fears Alzheimer's sufferer lost in limbo after being transferred  Montreal Gazette

His psychiatrist son shared emails to confirm the transfer for aggressive behaviour from Maimonides. 'It's outrageous and disgusting.'

Binghamton University awarded $30 million to complete Johnson City nursing school  Press & Sun-Bulletin

Binghamton University will receive $30 million in state funding to relocate its nursing school.

Why some elected Wet'suwet'en councils signed agreements with Coastal GasLink  Daily Commercial News

SMITHERS, B.C. - It was a difficult decision to sign a benefit sharing agreement with Coastal GasLink that would allow for a natural gas pipeline through the ...

Out of sight, out of mind: I despair at how we treat our elderly  The Guardian

We go about our own lives as if ageing will never happen to us, but older people are a reminder that it will.

Exclusive -- Larry Elder at BLEXIT LA: A Black Exit from the Democrat Party 'an Idea Whose Time Is Way Overdue'  Breitbart

Larry Elder spoke to Breitbart News about the Democrat destruction of black America and how Donald Trump wants to help the black community.

Elizabeth Warren planning 1st trip to South Carolina  CityNews Calgary

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is making her first trip to early voting South Carolina since launching her exploratory bid for a possible ...

Sector responds to Royal Commission launch  Talking Aged Care

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety is a “once in a generation” opportunity to improve Australia's aged care system and set higher care ...

Deputies shoot man suspected of killing 4 family members  CityNews Calgary

PORTLAND, Ore. — Authorities in Oregon say a man killed four members of his family and was shot dead by sheriff's deputies. The Oregonian reports two family ...

Omaha Tribe member at center of viral video  Lincoln Journal Star

Members of the Omaha Tribe gathered at the Nebraska State Capitol on Sunday afternoon to protest the treatment of an Omaha Tribe elder who garnered ...

Boat with migrants rescued off Libya looks for port to dock  CityNews Calgary

ROME — A private rescue boat with 47 migrants aboard says so far no country has granted it port permission. Sea-Watch 3, run by a German NGO, said Sunday ...

Lise Ravary: Let's keep the political discourse polite in Quebec  Montreal Gazette

I feel more tension between francophones and anglophones than I have in a long time.

This smart robot could help elders live independently  NewsBytes

Even with best intentions, it can be difficult to take care of elders in the family. You may need external help to make sure they get whatever they need. But now ...

Larry Elder: Pelosi Called For Trump to Abandon Wall Promise, But Pressed Obama to Keep Health Care Vow  Fox News Insider

Radio talk show host Larry Elder said Thursday on "Hannity" that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should understand why President Trump has not abandoned his ...

Woman charged with launching elderly woman out of wheelchair pleads guilty, avoids jail - Hartford Courant  Hartford Courant

A South Windsor woman charged with launching an elderly woman out of her wheelchair resolved her case Wednesday with jail.

Iraqi archaeologist, museums champion, dies at 80  CityNews Calgary

BAGHDAD — An Iraqi archaeologist, who lent her expertise to rebuild the collection at the National Museum after it was looted in 2003, has died.

Colombians flood streets to protest terror after car bomb  CityNews Calgary

BOGOTA — Thousands of Colombians dressed in white are flooding into the streets to repudiate terrorism after a car bombing at a Bogota police academy killed ...

Yelp for hospitals: This website shows you operation costs in Kentucky  Courier Journal

Louisville, Kentucky entrepreneur Steve Makela is launching JoePatient.com so consumers can dig into hospital costs and other quality measures.

Rival militias negotiate truce in Libya's Tripoli  CityNews Calgary

BENGHAZI, Libya — Libyan security officials say a temporary cease-fire has taken hold in the capital of Tripoli, after deadly fighting between rival militias that ...

Tech companies finally care about helping older people  VentureBeat

CES 2019 featured a lot more technology for older people than past tech shows. Tech companies may be waking up to the spending power of this demographic.

'A nursing home is not a place to go to die'  knoxpages.com

Living is so much more than not dying,” Michelle Engelbach, chief executive officer of the Ohio Eastern Star Home, told Exchange Club members.

Sanford Medical Center expanding facilities with projects costing $34 million  Press Herald

SANFORD — Projects costing up to $34 million, including a new in-patient behavioral health unit and an expansive elder care facility at Southern Maine Health ...

For centuries the rivers sustained Aboriginal culture. Now they are dry, elders despair  The Guardian

Indigenous people and farmers alike fear Walgett has only six months left if they don't get water.

Book focuses on career of Thousand Oaks celebrity photographer Orlando Suero  Ventura County Star

During his heyday from the 1950s to the 1980s, Thousand Oaks celebrity photographer Orlando Suero photographed everyone from John and Jacqueline ...

The most promising health and wellness trends for 2019  Fast Company

The Drybar of acupuncture? In-N-Out for plant-based burgers? Startups find new ways to bring healthier food and self-care products to wider audiences.

In wake of media report, coroner says nursing homes should report all deaths to public officials - News  McKnight's Long Term Care News

A Pennsylvania county coroner is pushing for law changes that would require eldercare providers to publicly report all resident deaths. His proposal comes in ...

Marshaling All Your Resources for Retirement  Nasdaq

In this episode of the Motley Fool Answers podcast, host Robert Brokamp interviews Larry Swedroe, co-author of " Your Complete Guide to a Successful.

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 CW sets return dates for Jane the Virgin, iZombie, The 100, and more  GEEKSPIN

The CW has released its spring schedule, including the premiere dates for the final seasons of Jane the Virgin and iZombie. The fifth and last season of.

EPS for The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (EL) Expected At $1.52; Carnival (CCL) Sentiment Is 1.24  The Yomi Blog

Analysts expect The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) to report $1.52 EPS on February, 1.They anticipate $0.00 EPS change or 0.00% from last ...

Binghamton University to use $30M in state funding to complete nursing school building  The Central New York Business Journal

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. — Binghamton University will use a $30 million Upstate Revitalization Initiative (URI) grant to finalize the nursing school building and ...

SG well-prepared for the “silver tsunami” – thousands of retired elderly looking for jobs and wanting to remain employed  The Independent

A lot of seniors in Singapore are working into their 80s and 90s in an attempt to stay mentally and physically active, and for most, to escape financial hardships.

Tax deduction app makes landlords' personal information optional  Chinadaily USA

Lessors' personal information becomes optional on the Individual Income Tax app, when individuals claim tax deductions for their rents.

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?

5 Investigates: Home health aide accused of elder abuse not licensed in Mass.  WCVB Boston

A home health aide arrested on suspicion of abusing a patient was arraigned Friday in Peabody. Sophonie Fidele, 27, was charged with assault and battery on ...

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 ...

Opinion: We are not prepared for elderly care  Newsday

Millions of Americans care for beloved relatives who are running out of money.

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 ...

Elder-care researchers: Critics using invalid arguments to oppose statewide Question 1  Press Herald

Everybody knows that the population of older adults is set to explode as the baby boomers age. Everybody knows that overwhelmingly, the elderly want to ...

Elder Care: A check-up for Santa  Carlisle Sentinel

When one considers the characteristics of America's Santa Claus, which qualities attract the most attention?

Unpaid family caretakers are the backbone of elder care in Texas and they could use a break  Dallas News

Caregiving affects us all in deeply personal ways. In the words of former First Lady Rosalynn Carter: There are only four kinds of people in the...

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 ...

Holiday Elder Care Questions for Clients and Their Loved Ones  WealthManagement.com

Are your parents still living on their own? Where do you live in relation to your parents? Have you noticed your loved ones needing help with daily activities?

Elder Care Services offers free fresh produce for seniors  Tallahassee.com

Eligible clients who make an appointment will receive an “office file box sized” box filled with an assortment of local organic fall season produce.

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.

NJ ranked among worst for elder care abuse protections  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

New Jersey has one of the worst elder abuse protections in the country, according to Wallethub.

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

From Hospital to Home: Elder Care Investments by 2020  HealthLeaders Media

By 2020, healthcare organizations plan to invest most in home health and palliative care to prepare for growth of the senior population. Candid Conversations ...

INTERVIEW: Saadia Zahidi — A woman's voice amid the macho power players at Davos  Arab News

DAVOS: The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), which kicks off tomorrow in the Swiss resort of Davos, is predominantly a late-middle-aged ...

Elder Care celebrates two decades of Oktoberfest  Tallahassee.com

The festivities return to the Pavilion at the Centre of Tallahassee, on Friday, Sept. 28, at 5:30 p.m. for VIP ticket holders and at 6:30 p.m. for general admission.

ELDER: Why no Trump-like scrutiny on Obamacare, 'stimulus' or the Iraq bug-out?  Toronto Sun

The media's “President Donald Trump is a congenital liar” narrative reeks of rampant hypocrisy to those who repeatedly complained while the same media gave ...

Elder care worker arrested for exploiting 90-year-old tenants  WKBW-TV

An elder care worker in the city of Buffalo has been indicted on financial exploitation charges.

B.C. chief says First Nations didn't give up rights for pipeline to be built  The Province

Chief Na'Moks said the rights of the hereditary chiefs to the land have never been extinguished.

Elder Care Town Hall replay: What you need to know as parents age  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Eric Scott led a conversation about one of the most difficult and complex transitions many adults ever face — the time when they take on responsibility for caring ...

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.

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