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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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How the Best Elder Care Companies Are Fighting the Talent Shortage  Fortune

Laurence “Larry” Gumina's toughest day as CEO was also a proud one for him. And one that revealed the true heart of his organization. As leader of Ohio Living, ...


How to end hallway medicine, Part 2: Solving the long-term-care crunch  TVO

ANALYSIS: Every day, thousands of Ontarians occupy beds they don't need because the beds they do need are already occupied by other patients — and the ...


Nunavut government still working on business case for elder care centres  Nunatsiaq News

“A comprehensive business case is required before a project is presented to the legislative assembly”. During Nunavut Day festivities on July 9, 2011, behind ...


Sask. jurors get pay bump to $110 a day for criminal and civil trials  CBC.ca

Starting Sept 1, Saskatchewan people who do jury duty will be eligible for $110 a day. Prior to the change, jurors were rewarded $15 a day for civil trials and $80 ...


Elder Care Services Market Growth Revenue 2019 : Benesse Style Care, Econ Healthcare, Epoch Elder Care  Herald Writer 24

Market Research Place has come with a market study titled Global Elder Care Services Market Size, Status and Forecast 2019-2025 that provides the ...


Home care work: one of the fastest-growing jobs is one of the toughest  Vox.com

Home care is one of the fastest-growing jobs in the United States and is expected to create about 1.2 million new positions for home caregivers by 2026 — a 41 ...


The Irish Times view on elder care: a worrying lack of empathy  The Irish Times

Waterford City and County Council's response to the needs of vulnerable tenants is truly depressing.


The cost conundrum: Once you find the right elder care, do the research to pay for it  Dallas News

When her husband was diagnosed with dementia in 2012, Dianne Bryant was grateful for the long-term care insurance policy he had purchased years...


South Florida elder care facilities without backup power following heat deaths  WPTV.com

Are state nursing homes and assisted living facilities keeping the elderly safe? After a dozen residents in Hollywood died from heat-related causes after ...


Geriatric Workforce program at URI aims to improve elder health care  URI Today

KINGSTON, R.I. — Aug. 22, 2019 — A University of Rhode Island professor has been awarded a $3.75 million federal grant to improve health services for older ...


Examples of Elder Care Business Ideas  Entrepreneur

If caring for the elderly and offering them services to make their lives easier is a passion of yours, then this could be the business idea for you. Here are 10 ...


Telemedicine could keep older patients out of the hospital. So why hasn't it taken off?  Politico

Virtual care seems ideal for treating frail elderly people — but there are few business models employing virtual care because payers don't cover it.


Elder Care: Advice for Anyone Helping Older People with Daily Living and the Challenges of Aging  Maine Public

Getting help for aging family members or friends can be confusing, stressful and overwhelming. We'll hear from experts on some of the biggest challenges.


'This will be catastrophic': Maine families face elder boom, worker shortage in preview of nation's future  The Washington Post

The disconnect between Maine's aging population and its need for young workers is expected to be mirrored throughout the country, demographic experts say.


How is Maine dealing with its elder care labor shortage?  Marketplace APM

An elder caregiver shortage in Maine could be the future for the rest of country. Plus, Trump reportedly floats a payroll tax cut to stimulate an already "strong" ...


Herndon will be Golden Hour guest - Lifestyle  Pawhuska Journal Capital

Elder Care is hosting its monthly Golden Hour meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at 1223 Swan Dr. for those interested in learning more about Golden Opportunities ...


Canada, Nova Scotia commit $29 million for long-term care facility, high speed internet in Eskasoni  APTN News

Angel Moore APTN News Eskasoni First Nation in Nova Scotia will soon have a new long-term care facility and high-speed internet. The new infrastructure ...


Elderly-care home keeps residents in familiar surroundings  Shine News

A village elderly-care facility run by local people is the next best thing to home for older people.


State Highlights: Shortage Of Elder Care Workers In Maine Is Warning To Nation; States Like Indiana Install 'Baby Boxes'  Kaiser Health News

Media outlets report on news about health issues around the country, including in Maine, Indiana, Arkansas, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Montana, New York, Florida, ...


Today's generation shocked they might have to care for their parents  ScienceNordic

The Western world is ageing, and someone is going to have to care for all those old folks. But who?


Global Elder Care Services Market 2019 – Benesse Style Care, Econ Healthcare, Epoch Elder Care, St Lukes ElderCare  Market News Updates

The market research report of the global “Elder Care Services Market” is a fundamental study carried out by the experts with a perspective of the global market.


Are we reaching the limits of human life expectancy?  Genetic Literacy Project

Humans are living longer around the world. While there have been obvious ups and downs, life expectancy at birth overall has been steadily increasing for ...


GMA Understanding elder care with Family Tree's Aging Summit Katie Lopez 6:32 AM, Aug 21  KATC Lafayette News

Caring for an aging parent can put a on strain on anyone, but Family Tree of Acadiana is hoping to lift that burden with an Aging Summit.


A Roadmap for Elder Care  Duke Today

By 2016, strokes had robbed Debra Kelly's father, George, of the mobility the former football coach had cherished during his active retirement. And dementia was ...


Old animals remind us of old people in this book of photographs  Art Newspaper

As the world's population ages (9% is currently over 65—and rising), we are faced with serious economic and social problems. This book of photographs by the ...


South Cove Manor hosts Secretary of Elder Affairs Elizabeth Chen  Sampan

South Cove Manor at Quincy Point welcomed Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs Secretary Elizabeth Chen August 15 for a conversation on elder ...


Elder Care Services Market Set for Rapid Growth by 2024  The Market-News 24

The “Elder Care Services Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts, 2018–2024” research report offers an in-depth ...


4 questions after Planned Parenthood quits Title X  Politico

Missouri Democrats call for Medicaid investigation — Why hasn't telemedicine taken off in elder care?


What Maine’s “elder boom” means for the rest of the country  Marketplace APM

It's no secret that the U.S. population is aging. As baby boomers reach retirement, some elder care resources are beginning to feel stretched thin. Maine, which ...


How Groucho Marx fell prey to elder abuse  PBS NewsHour

The turmoil of Groucho's last few years are all too familiar to adult children everywhere who are concerned with the welfare of their elderly parents and other ...


Health: Protection vs. privacy: How much info should ‘Doctor Alexa’ have access to?  Palm Beach Post

This article appears in Aug. 21 Weekly Health page. Now that it's upending the way you play music, cook, shop, hear the news and check the weather, the ...


Elder Care partners with Sodexo for hot meals program  The Dickinson Press

Elder Care is able to offer hot meals to its senior clients again thanks to a new partnership with Sodexo, which provides dining services for Dickinson State ...


Locally-produced podcast featuring short interviews on elder care  WRAL.com

The Edge of Aging podcast, hosted by Cooper Linton and Nicole Clagett, features interviews and conversations about aging and caregiving.


Elder Care Services Market Disclosing Latest Clinical Developments And Comprehensive Insights 2019 to 2025  X Herald

2019-2024 Global Elder Care Services Market Report:- The report presents an in-depth assessment of the Elder Care Services Market including enabling ...


Elderly Care Services Market 2019-2022 Emerging Growth with Top Key Players – Extendicare, Brookdale senior Living, Kindred Healthcare and Genesis Healthcare  ScoopJunction

The report titled “Global Elderly Care Services Market (2019-2022 Edition)” provides an in-depth analysis of the elder care services market with description of ...


Economic Antidote for a Shrinking America: Immigrants  The New York Times

Restaurants, farms and other employers say they need more foreign workers. And economic growth may depend on it, given lower birthrates.


Spanish police smash 'elder care' trafficking ring  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - Jordan Times) MADRID — Police said on Wednesday they have broken up a family-run human trafficking ring that smuggled Nicaraguan women in.


Planning Commission nixes plan to double residents at elder care center  Coast News

ESCONDIDO — The Escondido Planning Commission voted 7-0 to nix expanding an elder residential care center from six residents to 12 at its Aug. 13 meeting.


Future demand for elderly care services like assisted living & in-home care are rife for digital disruption  Business Insider India

As the Baby Boomer population ages, society is on the cusp of dealing with an unprecedented number of senior citizens who will need elder care.The United ...


New Jersey Dem: Illegal Immigrants Mow ‘Our Beautiful Lawns’  Washington Free Beacon

A New Jersey Democrat said that illegal immigrants are necessary to do jobs that Americans are not willing to take like "mowing our beautiful lawns"


Elder Law speaker at Dementia Caregiver Support Group  Fairfield Daily Republic

James Watson, Partner at GVM Law, will speak at the monthly Dementia Caregiver Support Group Wednesday, September 11 at 7:00 pm in the NorthBay Vaca ...


Elder Care: Death and dying - talking to your loved ones  The Sentinel

Death and dying are not common topics of family conversation in American culture. Even when a loved one is critically ill, many families struggle with how and ...


Daiichi Sankyo Announces the Presentation of New Data on LIXIANA®? (edoxaban) to be Presented at ESC Congress 2019  Stockhouse

Data presentations from ENTRUST-AF PCI and ETNA-AF add to the growing body of scientific evidence from the Edoxaban Clinical Research Programme.


Death Of NY's Longest-Serving Female Prisoner Intensifies Calls For 'Elder Parole'  Gothamist

'The worst part was watching Valerie do everything possible in the past 40 years to prove that she was changed and worthy of release only to die in shackles.'


Elderly Care Services Market to Witness Robust Expansion by 2025: Benesse Style Care Co. Ltd, Econ Healthcare Group, Epoch Elder Care  Best Daily Times

The report first of all introduced the Elderly Care Services basics: definitions, classifications, applications and market overview; product specifications; producing ...


Webcams in nursing home rooms may deter elder abuse – but are they ethical?  The Conversation - US

Ever more Americans are using digital cameras to keep an eye on elderly relatives who live in nursing homes. This surveillance may violate patients' privacy ...


Lackluster Elder Care in Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #10 [Preview]  Bleeding Cool News

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #10 will be published by Marvel Comics this week, by Tom Taylor, Ken Lashley, Scott Hanna, and Luca Maresca, featuring.


Could elder care issues unite 2020 presidential candidates?  The San Diego Union-Tribune

As an increasing number of Americans care for aging parents, some believe the 2020 presidential candidates could speak to a majority of voters, including ...


Elder Care Services Market Research Report, Trends and Forecast from 2019-2025 | Benesse Style Care, Econ Healthcare, Epoch Elder Care  Daily Watch Reports

Global Elder Care Services market 2019-2025 in-depth study accumulated to supply latest insights concerning acute options. The report contains different ...


Elder Law | Mother should review estate plan  Santa Cruz Sentinel

Dear Len & Rosie,. My parents have a revocable living trust. My father has passed away. Since then I have gone through a divorce and have had my maiden ...


Big question answered: How to honor our elder citizens  Concord Monitor

Last week, we asked readers this question: Should communities celebrate the longevity of their eldest citizens, and, if so, how should they go about it?” Here are ...


Medicare-for-all would help pay for long-term care. Why don’t more people know that?  The Washington Post

Sanders should make long-term care the first thing he mentions when talking about how Medicare-for-all would help seniors.


Elder Law: How much money will you leave your children?  Chron.com

Assuming you get your estate in order prior to death by developing a properly drafted will and/or trust, you will need to decide to whom your property will pass ...


Chinese Americans face increased risk of elder abuse, Rutgers studies find  EurekAlert

More must be done to prevent elder abuse in the Chinese American community, according to four new Rutgers studies published in the Journal of the American ...


Second chance granted: Shopkeeper never far from killer's mind  The Detroit News

Donald Harris, 62, spent more than 42 years behind bars in the May 1975 shooting death of Detroit shop owner John Anthony.


Why telehealth isn't in nursing homes  Politico

Genevieve Morris running for Congress — Watchdogs rap VA scheduling and Medicaid data.


Ex-caretaker of elderly Tucson woman sentenced to 30 months in prison for fraud  Arizona Daily Star

The former caretaker for a 92-year-old woman was sentenced recently to 30 months in federal prison for defrauding her elderly client out of thousands of dollars.


$1 Million Penalty Brings Record Nursing Home Default Near an End  The New York Times

The financial failure of the Rosewood Care Centers underscored gaps in the oversight of a program that insures $20 billion in mortgages to more than 2300 ...


Does a Meaningful Job Need to Burn You Out?  Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley

I think of myself as a champion for meaningful work. I strive for it in my life, I try to help my children figure out what kind of work would be meaningful for them, and ...


Education Technology and Smart Classroom Market Growth Revenue 2019 : Blackboard, Educomp Solutions, Adobe, Scholastic  Herald Writer 24

Market Research Place has come with a market study titled Global Education Technology and Smart Classroom Market Size, Status and Forecast 2019-2025 ...


Local nonprofit provides comfort, free place to stay for terminally ill people  KSAT 12

A recent study shows that many Baby Boomers don't have support systems and will die alone, but one local nonprofit is working to fix that problem.


Fortune Cookies, Emotion Tracking, And A Company That Wants To Be Bigger Than Airbnb: Takeaways From YC Demo Day  Crunchbase News

I just attended my first Y Combinator (YC) Demo Day, and after listening to hours worth of pitches, networking at Pier 48, and even eating on-brand fortune ...


Elder Care: Distinguishing between dementia and delirium  The Sentinel

Editor's Note: This column originally ran in February 2016.


Elements of Minnesota's landmark elder care law take effect today - News  McKnight's Senior Living

Five elements from Minnesota's Elder Care and Vulnerable Adult Protection Act of 2019 will be going into effect today. The law ultimately will require licensing of ...


Elder Care: Medicare complicates efforts to age in place  The Sentinel

Last week's column introduced the concept of frailty and its relationship to aging in place. While frailty can be present at any age, it is more common among older ...


Where are the young? Familiar religion ghosts in WPost report on Maine's aging crisis  GetReligion

If you have followed international news about abortion and demographics, you are used to seeing headlines such as the following in the New York Times, ...


“Old age” is made up—and this concept is hurting everyone  MIT Technology Review

Products designed for older people reinforce a bogus image of them as passive and feeble.


‘ShopTalk’ Highlights Elder Care  South Pasadena Review

The South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce gathered for its monthly “ShopTalk” breakfast at Mike & Anne's restaurant on Tuesday to highlight managing small ...


Latest report on Pennsylvania nursing homes sketches looming 'elder care crisis'  LancasterOnline

Pennsylvania Department of Health has improved its oversight of nursing homes, but a lot more needs to be done to address a looming elder care crisis, Auditor ...


Elder Care: Aging in place and frailty  The Sentinel

Aging in place, or an individual's desire to live in a location of choice for as long as possible, is currently a popular concept among older Americans. This location ...


“Guardianship” Often Fails Poor Seniors. Is There a Different Way?  Truthout

Lack of regulation and potential for abuse make many elder care advocates wary of the guardianship model.


Study: Elder abuse, especially financial, often comes from own family  Valley News Live

You often see us reporting on scams that target the elderly. But a new study suggests seniors' own family members are the ones most likely to take advantage.


State recommends yanking Montgomery assisted living facility’s license after resident’s death  AL.com

The Alabama Department of Public Health is recommending that a Montgomery assisted living facility where a resident was left alone in a hot van for nearly six ...


Caregiver gets probation in elder abuse case | Local  Corvallis Gazette Times

An in-home care provider who used an elderly client's credit card to buy shoes over the internet has been given a suspended sentence and placed on probation.


Historic Rise of College-Educated Women in Labor Force Changes Workplace  The Wall Street Journal

This is the first year ever that women are going to make up the majority of the college-educated labor force, a milestone that is already altering benefits packages ...


Green Hills elder care facility sells for $5.8M  Nashville Post

Building is home to Green Hills Center for Rehabilitation and Healing.


Waterland taps deep elder care experience for debut Irish platform deal  AltAssets Private Equity News

Dutch buyout firm Waterland Private Equity has sealed its first platform investment in Ireland by backing elder care provider Silver Stream Health Care Group.


Sen. Heather Somers Named “2019 Champion of Elder Care”  The Westerly Sun

Sen. Heather Somers, center, displays the "2019 CAHCF/CCAL Champion of Elder Care Award” she received from the Connecticut Association of Health Care ...


Sense and Sensitivity: Son wants to help stressed-out mother  Eureka Times Standard

Dear Harriette: My mother has been getting upset at my grandmother a lot recently, and it has been hard on my family. My mother gets stressed out because she ...


Balancing Your Career And Your Aging Parents  Forbes

It often isn't easy to balance holding down a paying job and being a part-time caregiver for a parent. In a new Home Instead survey of 1,100 employed people ...


City of San Marcos accepting donations for Eldercare Fan Drive  Austin American-Statesman

SAN MARCOSCity accepting donationsof box, oscillating fansThe city of San Marcos is accepting donations for its annual Family Eldercare Summer Fan Drive ...


Vice President Mike Pence meets with LDS Church leaders during Utah visit  KUTV 2News

Vice President Mike Pence met with two apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Thursday morning. A statement released by the Church ...


Security systems are useful for seniors  Miami News Record

A reliable security system provides security and can offer peace of mind for seniors and their loved ones. There are many options when choosing a home ...


What Rights Do We Have If My Father's Home Care Facility Wants Him to Leave?  ElderLawAnswers.com

My mother pays a lot of money every month for my dad to stay at a home care facility with staff. My mother cannot take care of him, which is why she found this ...


Analysis | The Health 202: Fewer Americans are abusing opioids. But the improvements vary dramatically by state.  The Washington Post

States that expanded Medicaid under the ACA saw better results.


GUEST COLUMN: Most popular free services at Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services  Wicked Local

They say the best things in life are free, and the same goes for many of the services and programs offered at Somerville-Cambridge Elder Services.As a state ...


Westchester County Elder Law Attorney Anthony J. Enea Named “Best Lawyer”  PR Web

Westchester County elder law attorney Anthony J. Enea, member of Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP in White Plains and Somers, N.Y., has been selected by his ...


Mable takes a new approach to the age-old issue of eldercare  INTHEBLACK

Like most people with elderly parents, Peter Scutt wanted to ensure his received the best care. His father was in his early 90s and his mother, who was in her ...


Esther Cepeda: Immigrants need hand, not handout | Columnists  Lincoln Journal Star

The last time I saw Sil Ganzó, she was beaming as she gave a tour of her after-school care facility for newly arrived immigrant and refugee children.


Elder care support centre launched  The Hans India

Tata Trusts, through Vijayavahini Charitable Foundation (VCF), in partnership with the Department of Senior Citizens, Government of Telangana, has ...


The sad truth about who is abusing older adults the most  MarketWatch

Financial elder abuse is on the rise in the U.S., and the culprits often hit close to home.


Show some love to your favorite elder on National Senior Citizens Day  KGNS.tv

(CNN) - It's a day to let that special elderly know how much they mean today. National Senior Citizens Day was started by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to ...


Police smash ‘elder care’ trafficking ring in Spain  DAWN.com

MADRID: Police said Wednesday they have broken up a family-run human trafficking ring that smuggled Nicaraguan women into Spain where they were forced ...


Summer Vacation? Women Caregivers Less Likely than Men to Get a Real Break  Thrive Global

Women do more than their fair share of caregiving all the way through the lifecycle, receiving even less help with eldercare than childcare.


Støre 'ready' to take over government  Views and News from Norway

His Labour Party is falling in the polls and his personal popularity is low. Labour leader Jonas Gahr Støre has nonetheless confirmed that he stands ready to ...


I hope Gov. Sununu reads this letter about our eldercare crisis  Seacoastonline.com

Aug. 13 — To the Editor:I hope the Governor or someone on his staff reads the Letters section of Fosters. I have addressed my concerns to him in emails to his ...


Best of Columbia 2019: Beauty, Health and Wellness  Charleston Post Courier

Runner-up: Gentlemen's Quarters Barbershop. If you've ever had a bad haircut, you know that a good one is really important. The folks at Soda City Barbers are ...


“The Feminism of the 1 Percent Has Associated Our Cause With Elitism”  Jacobin magazine

The likes of Hillary Clinton have tarnished the name of feminism, associating it with neoliberalism and anti–working-class politics. For Nancy Fraser, feminism ...


The Canadian public is ready for climate action. Now we need politics to catch up  rabble.ca

Last month, as part of the research for a book I am writing on mobilizing Canada for the climate emergency, I commissioned an extensive national public opinion ...


Crafty pen pals | Local News  ECM Publishers

One of the most popular activities among the elderly women at Good Samaritan Ambassador in New Hope is crafting.


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