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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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The Strange Political Silence On Elder Care  Washington Monthly

Millions of middle-aged women struggle to care for ailing older relatives, and the crisis is only getting worse. So why is no one talking about it? by Grace Gedye.


Changes in senior living and elder care add options for aging boomers  Rochester Business Journal

As the nation's baby boomers continue to enter their 60s and 70s, elder care facilities are experiencing a growth spurt, as well as making significant changes to ...


Japanese women are running for parliament in record numbers, but face many obstacles  National Post

NIIGATA — When anti-nuclear activist Junko Isogai ran for office in Japan's northern Niigata region, it had an awkward dimension: not just stump speeches and ...


Carolyn Hax: His thoughtlessness about elder care is alarming. But there’s more.  The Washington Post

Husband's not-my-problemism suggests a defect in his character.


Maintaining a healthy diet during the summer – Barrie 360  Barrie 360

Things a little topsy turvy as you course through the summer? Routines all over the place. Balancing work and vacation time. Mealtimes disrupted. It can be hard ...


Future of Senior Care Market: Trends in Assisted Living & Home Care  Business Insider

As our population ages, demand for elderly care continues to grow, outpacing our supply of senior caretakers. Digital healthcare wants to change that.


Elder Care: End of Life series: Making medical decisions at the end stage of life  The Sentinel

Last week's column discussed Advance Care Directives for end stage medical treatment. The directive prepares for the possibility that a person's future state of ...


EMOHA launches Eldercare 24/7 responder in Gurgaon  Express Healthcare

The responders are a combination of ex-defence personnel and paramedic nurses who will stabilise and manage the emergency. EMOHA Eldercare, a ...


President Orders Kidney Care Revamp, CMS Proposes Payment Models  Lexology

On July 10, President Trump signed "Executive Order on Advancing American Kidney Health," reforming care for kidney disease. The goals of the…


Why Adding a Retirement-Care Stock to an RRSP Makes Perfect Sense  The Motley Fool Canada

When somebody mentions “retirement investing,” the first thing that may pop into your head might be the carefully chosen investments you've set aside for your ...


Veterans receive help with health care and housing  The Columbus Dispatch

It takes courage for a soldier to risk his or her life for our country and it takes stamina to age well in the United States. Health care costs have skyrocketed as we ...


Advocating for women entrepreneurs: Dell proposes 3 areas for change  TechRepublic

The company believes these three key learnings, if supported by local governments, can add up to big changes for women-owned businesses globally.


Elder Care Town Hall — Watch the replay  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

On June 27, New Jersey 101.5's Eric Scott led a conversation about one of the most difficult and complex transitions many adults ever face — the time when they ...


Tools You CanTakacs McGinnis Elder Care Law Hour: CapTel Captioned Telephone  Yahoo News

For this segment of “Tools You Can Use” we are joined by Christie Powers from CapTel Captioned Telephone to demonstrate how her product assists the ...


No clear strategy to fund ballooning need for senior care  MPR News

The aging of the baby-boom generation will cause Minnesota's spending on care for older residents to balloon by as much as 70 percent in a little more than a ...


'Elderhood' Doctor Says Geriatrics Should Address Different Ages And Phases : Shots - Health News  NPR

Dr. Louise Aronson says the U.S. doesn't have nearly enough geriatricians — physicians devoted to the health and care of older people: "There may be maybe ...


Jim de Bree | Financing Elder Care Becomes an Emerging Priority  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

In my last column, I wrote about the current crisis that many diabetics face with respect to getting their medical insurance to pay for their insulin. This column ...


Martha Stewart elder care facility opens in Union Square  amNewYork

Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart joined Mount Sinai medical professionals in welcoming a new senior health care facility in lower Manhattan on Wednesday.


Trying to Shut Down Baha'i Elder Care Center in Golshahr, Karaj  Iran Press Watch

Source: www.hra-news.org. Translation by Iran Press Watch. HRANA News Agency – Karaj Office of Public Places administration officials, by appearing in one ...


2020 Election: Analyzing The Sanders Plan For Long-Term Care  Forbes

What experts say about the long-term care plan of Sen. Bernie Sanders.


Bond granted in Richmond County elder abuse case  The Augusta Chronicle

A woman accused of abusing an elderly disabled man at an adult day care enter was granted a $40000 bond Monday.Toni Washington, 24, has pleaded not ...


Must reads: Sexuality, eldercare, beavers, hate crimes, and garbage  GlobalComment.com

Global Comment's editors are enjoying longreads on sexuality, caregiving, garbage, and much more.


Petition tries to push NWT government to reopen Elder’s residence  APTN News

Fort Resolution has had no elder's facility for the past decade. APTN News talks to residents ready to move out because of this.


Do I Need to Change My Estate Plan Every Time I Move?  ElderLawAnswers.com

What subjects in a will are interchangeable among all states? Is guardianship the same no matter where you live? How about real estate? If I move frequently ...


Should You Sell Your Life Insurance Policy?  ElderLawAnswers.com

Older Americans with a life insurance policy that they no longer need have the option to sell the policy to investors. These transactions, called "life settlements," ...


Registration open for September courses at VIU’s Elder College  Parksville Qualicum Beach News

Courses offered in Parksville, Qualicum Beach and Nanaimo for those '50 or better'


Real Time Location Systems (RTLS) In Healthcare Market Competitive Insights and Future Scope 2019  Market Research Journalist

This Research Report Forecast 2019-2025 is a valuable source of insightful data for business strategists. It provides the industry overview with growth analysis ...


Elder Care: Protect yourself and your family with free planning  The Sentinel

Most people would agree that planning ahead for a significant life event makes sense. Preparation increases the likelihood that we will obtain our desired ...


Trump executive order on kidneys could save thousands of lives  Vox.com

President Trump on Wednesday announced an executive order on a topic rather far afield from his usual concerns: improving care for patients with kidney ...


Cooper’s Medicaid demand won’t work  Asheboro Courier Tribune

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper says he won't sign a new state budget unless the North Carolina General Assembly says yes to Medicaid expansion.


National Service Solves Everything  Washington Monthly

A simple plan to deliver free college and a federal jobs program while restoring faith in American government. by Gilad Edelman · Magazine. I Want You Army ...


ARC publishes report on drug-recovery-to-work listening sessions  Beckley Register-Herald

In response to six listening sessions across Appalachia, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has published a brief report highlighting challenges in ...


Cordell Planning Partners Presents Free Elder Care Workshop in Edwardsville  RiverBender.com

EDWARDSVILLE - Cordell Planning Partners, an elder care law firm dedicated to providing smart solutions for seniors, is hosting a complimentary workshop in ...


Hilton Estate & Elder Law, LLC  The Central New York Business Journal

ELIZABETH A. ALLERS has joined the law firm of Hilton Estate & Elder Law, LLC as a new attorney, providing estate planning, asset protection, Medicaid ...


Hospices go unpunished for reported maggots and uncontrolled pain, watchdog finds  The Washington Post

Medicare must do more to prevent patient harm, the Health and Human Services inspector general said in a report issued Tuesday.


AG's elder care crusade lands in Traverse City this Friday  Traverse City Record Eagle

TRAVERSE CITY — The elder population is one of the most vulnerable in society. Despite that, society hardly addresses their issues, said Heidi Gustine.


Benefits Grow in Full Employment Job Market  Material Handling & Logistics

In this era of full employment, employee benefits remain a powerful tool for employers to reach out to attract new recruits and retain their current workforce, and ...


Biden Unveils Plan To Strengthen ACA Tax Credits  Law360

Former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a plan on Monday to strengthen the Affordable Care Act with more valuable tax credits if elected president in 2020, ...


Long-term care gets candidate Klobuchar's attention - Editors' Columns  McKnight's Senior Living

As Louisiana braced for the rains of Tropical Storm Barry on Friday, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) was preparing for another kind of wave — a silver ...


Eight charged since March creation of Elder Abuse Task Force, attorney general says - News  McKnight's Senior Living

Eight defendants have been charged since an Elder Abuse Task Force with industry representation was established in March, according to Michigan Attorney ...


Florida Bar Annual Convention 2019: Elder Law and Estate Planning Updates  Legal Talk Network

Peggy Hoyt and Alex Douglas share practice tips based on the latest elder law and estate planning updates.


Aging LGBTQ+ in Shared Space: A Community Approach  Nonprofit Quarterly

June 28, 2019; CityLab. Dr. Imani Woody is a leading force in her community. She demonstrates the kind of logical, dedicated compassion that drives social ...


Woman faked nursing license, assaulted patient at facility facing sex abuse allegations, officials say  Dallas News

A woman who worked as a nurse in an assisted care facility faked her license and assaulted a patient, according to the Texas Health and Human...


Elder Care Attorney Carlos Arcos Offers Help on the Path Toward Graceful Aging  Alhambra Source

The lawyer runs a regular lecture series on elder care planning at Alhambra's Joslyn Center.


Guest Opinion: How to spot and guard against the many forms of elder abuse  The Intelligencer

Each year, over half a million cases of elder abuse are reported nationally and it is expected that millions more go unreported. Often, a senior is unable to report ...


HSBC Life Hong Kong launches eldercare programme  Insurance Business ASIA

HSBC Life and Hong Kong Lutheran Social *Service* (HKLSS) have launched the HSBC Life Eldercare Programme to provide elderly people with cognitive ...


Aged care royal commission told of need to install surveillance to stop elder abuse  ABC News

A former ABC journalist, who pressed assault charges after her elderly mother was allegedly hit by a carer, urges Australians with family members in aged-care ...


Liberia: Amb. Elder Raises Alarm Over 'Rampant' Child Trafficking  AllAfrica.com

United States Ambassador to Liberia, Christine Elder, could not use any diplomatic polish on the existence of "rampant child labor" arising from human trafficking ...


Caregiver arrested on elder abuse, battery charges | News  The Union-Recorder

A Milledgeville caregiver was arrested last week on felony criminal charges stemming from incidents involving an 87-year-old woman, local authorities say.


Manistee Adult Foster Care Homeowner Charged with Elder Abuse  9&10 News

“It's sad. We always grew up—my generation—you respect your elders,” says Sarah Howard, the executive director for the Council on Aging in Manistee.


Maggie Beer attacks $7 a day meals in aged care homes  Courier Mail

Maggie Beer has defended the elderly in aged care homes, saying those spending as little as 7 a day on food for each resident was inadequate.


Bonnie Kraham: Mistakes to avoid in elder law estate planning  Times Herald-Record

The biggest mistake in elder law estate planning is a failure to address all the relevant issues. Elder law means protecting assets from nursing home costs and ...


Another elder care support set to be restricted as number of transitional care beds capped  Irish Examiner

A second *service* for the elderly has been restricted following a decision by the HSE to cap the number of transitional care beds (TCBs) it funds for patients ...


Elder abuse listening tour to visit Clinton Township  The Macomb Daily

Officials with the Michigan Elder Abuse Task Force will visit Clinton Township on July 22 as part of its statewide “listening tour.”


Elder Law | Sister not personally responsible for brother’s debts  Santa Cruz Sentinel

Dear Len & Rosie,. My wife's brother recently died. As nearest kin, she's handling his affairs and hopes to keep it as simple as possible. Mostly, his affairs are ...


Family Service Agency takes over aid for residents displaced by fires  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

DeKALB – Colleen Parks of Family *Service* Agency of DeKalb County said her team has been running nonstop since last Tuesday trying to help families ...


USI's College of Nursing and Health Professions lands $5.4 M in grants to aid underserved  Evansville Courier & Press

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — The University of Southern Indiana's College of Nursing and Health Professions recently was awarded a little less than $5.4 million in ...


ElderCare faces growing challenges  The Dickinson Press

ElderCare shut down its kitchen at Villard Terrace Senior Apartments last week. Colleen Rodakowski, ElderCare executive director, told city commissioners at ...


Commentary — Be alert to elder abuse  Sisters Nugget

Cheat grass. Once you know what to look for, you begin to see it everywhere. Elder abuse is kind of the same — once you know the warning signs you begin.


Long Play: Opioid use rife in elder care in Finland  YLE News

Long Play reported that the use of opioids to treat seniors' pain often did not conform to recommendations.


Lower Burrell woman's story personifies failures in Medicaid waiver program  Tribune-Review

Fran Morgante brushed back her mother's hair tenderly as she offered the tiny elderly woman a drink of water on a hot June day. Vilma Morgante, who ...


Disinfectors Market Report Examines Latest Trends and Key Drivers Supporting Growth through 2020  Pioneer Reporter

Market Research Reports Search Engine (MRRSE) has recently updated its massive research catalog by adding a new study, titled “Disinfectors Market”.


SAGE Eldercare holds 9th annual senior prom  NJ.com

SAGE Eldercare held its 9th Annual Senior Prom on June 19 for participants of SAGE's Spend-A-Day Adult Day Health Care Program and their families.


Man died after Orlando legal guardian filed ‘do not resuscitate’ order against his wishes, investigation finds  Orlando Sentinel

A man died at a Tampa hospital after staff could not perform life-saving procedures because of a “do not resuscitate” order his Orlando guardian filed against his ...


Meet the Rittgers: For Greater Cincinnati's next nationally-watched sensational trial, a familiar family at the side of the accused  Cincinnati.com

The Rittgers are a family of lawyers that often end up center stage in Greater Cincinnati's most sensational trials.


How to Plan Your Funeral  ElderLawAnswers.com

Thinking about your funeral may not be fun, but planning ahead is helpful. It both lets your family know your wishes and assists them during a stressful time.


Hilton Estate & Elder Law in Utica welcomes new attorney  Rome Sentinel

UTICA — The law firm of Hilton Estate & Elder Law, LLC welcomed a new attorney and a Medicaid *service* provider to the law firm. Attorney Elizabeth A. Allers, ...


Counts Named PIO for Caldwell County  Caldwell Journal

LENOIR, NC (July 15, 2019) — Caldwell County welcomes Ms. Paige Counts as the newly hired Public Information Officer. Ms. Counts brings 20 years of ...


Amb. Elder Raises Alarm over ‘Rampant’ Child Trafficking in Liberia  Liberian Daily Observer

United States Ambassador to Liberia, Christine Elder, could not use any diplomatic polish on the existence of “rampant child labor” arising from human trafficking ...


Regional News Briefs  The Daily News of Newburyport

Summer program at Seabrook church. SEABROOK — R4 Summer, a program for children 6 and older, will be offered at Rand Memorial Congregational Church, ...


How eldercare takes a toll on women’s careers and health – and how employers can help ease the stress  The Globe and Mail

'If you're between the ages of 40 and 65, and you've got parents – get ready'


Elder care homes rake in profits as workers earn a pittance  National Post

She alights from a black Ferrari convertible, her Christian Louboutin stilettos glinting in the sunlight. The lid of her black lacquer grand piano is propped open in ...


Digging Deeper | World population is ageing rapidly, are we ready to deal with it?  Moneycontrol

Birthrates in several countries are falling rapidly, and thanks to advances in medical sciences and life expectancy increasing, what we have is an increasingly ...


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.


The No. 1 thing employers can do for workers who are balancing eldercare with careers  The Globe and Mail

K+S Potash Canada is one company that recognized the costs to employers if they don't help employees, which range from stress and burnout to exhaustion ...


Government moves to raise eldercare staffing requirement soon  YLE News

Spurred by care scandals, the cabinet is to hike the minimum nursing quota at old-age institutions to 0.7 per patient.


Campaign For Good: IAA, Rotary announce an award that's gilded with blessings  Campaign India

In a unique effort to use communication as a force for good, Campaign India has associated with the IAA India Chapter and Rotary (District 3141) to show you ...


IAA partners with Rotary association for awareness campaign  Exchange4Media

As part of a contest, entries for an awareness campaign are being invited from young creative professionals to show how they love their elders.


Piece of property identified for possible elder care facility in Lake Cowichan  Cowichan Valley Citizen

The Cowichan Lake Elder Care Society now has its sights on a piece of property and is beginning to marshall supporters for a fundraising drive to build a care ...


Briefs: Manufacturing camp for kids at Mansfield Technical College  Galion Inquirer

Manufacturing Matters camp at Marion Technical CollegeMARION — Marion Technical College is proudly partnering with local employers to offer a Manufac.


With a looming aging crisis, who is helping the caregivers?  The Globe and Mail

Elder care leaves families stressed, exhausted and looking for help, a challenge particularly felt by women. A patchwork of hospital programs, government ...


Drug thieves getting creative: Assisted living facilities struggle...  Wadena Pioneer Journal

ST. PAUL — Swapping oxycontin for Tylenol, forging paperwork, stashing bubble packs inside a waistband — these are some of the ways at least 5,917 pills ...


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.


Elder, disability and justice advocates urge Sununu to sign HB 696  indepthnh.org

CONCORD, NH – On June 27, 2019, the Legislature passed HB 696, common sense legislation to better protect New Hampshire's older and disabled adults ...


Opinion: Caring for the elderly means looking after their caregivers  Edmonton Journal

The Canadian health-care system faces growing challenges to meet the needs of our aging population. With that in mind, a multi-disciplinary research team ...


Summit's Christine Galiardo Among Volunteers Honored at Annual Meeting as SAGE Eldercare Celebrates 65th Anniversary  TAPinto.net

SUMMIT, NJ - SAGE Eldercare recently honored four volunteers -- Summit's Christine Galiardo, Marie Francois of Elizabeth, Cynthia Orsini of Florham Park and ...


Picture-perfect setting for French embassy's Bastille Day  Ottawa Business Journal

Embassy hosts outdoor reception for 1700 guests to celebrate France's national holiday.


When You're Responsible for Eldercare  Harvard Business Review

Women are responsible for most eldercare, and it's often an exhausting, isolating job that has to be done on top of your paid work. We talk with a researcher ...


The BroadsheetDAILY July 15, 2019 News of Lower Manhattan  ebroadsheet.com

Lower Manhattan's Local News. The Broadsheet Inc. | 212-912-1106 | editor@ebroadsheet.com| ebroadsheet.com. Come Hell and High Water. Federal Report ...


Workplaces launch help for employees struggling with caring for elder relatives  The Globe and Mail

About six million Canadians are balancing their careers with caregiving duties and experts say the realities of an aging population mean it's time to face the ...


Employees charged with abuse after man puts camera in mother’s room at memory care facility, deputies say  WYFF4 Greenville

Two employees at a Greenville County memory care facility have been charged with abuse after a woman's son placed a camera in her room, according to Ryan ...


Aging Georgia: State studies care for a growing elder population  Moultrie Observer

ATLANTA – James Carter Jr. and his two brothers do all they can to keep their 89-year-old father in the Valdosta home he has lived in for the last three.


Grandma’s Robot: How AI Is Revolutionizing Elder Care  Synced

By 2050 almost one-in-four humans will be aged 60 years and older, double today's share. Moreover, the number of people aged 80 years and older will ...


We all want increased choice in elder care – but neoliberal health policies make this difficult  The Conversation UK

We can all agree that older people should have the choice to stay at home, and be cared for there, if that is what they wish to do. But the push for choice in elder ...


Elder tech helping seniors live safer, healthier lives  CBC.ca

From an automated pain detection system to technology that tracks people who wander off, the future of elder care may be high tech.


The uncounted costs of elder careReveal  Reveal

As the population of Americans over 65 rises, families are increasingly choosing to place loved ones in long-term assisted care facilities called residential care ...


Where venture capitalists are looking to invest in elder care  Business Insider

Investors are gearing up to make bets on businesses that change how we care for sick and elderly patients. Here's what's holding them back.


Elder care reform package on way to governor's desk  MPR News

Lawmakers have passed a sweeping reform package for the care of elderly people and vulnerable adults across Minnesota. The measure now heads to Gov.


How To Pay Family Members For Providing Eldercare  Forbes

40 million family members are providing care for an aging parent. This article outlines a procedure for these caregivers to get paid legally for their efforts.


Victory on Elder Care Equity Sets a Marker for 2020 Debates  Truthout

Of the 11 members of Congress running for president, eight have endorsed expanded public support for long-term care.


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