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2014-06-02 08:31:08

LOMBARD, Ill., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lombard's award-winning and only locally owned assisted living community is expanding their fully accessible rooms and services. Available in June, Lexington Square of Lombard's assisted living floor will have 18 new rooms available along with other amenities. Sherry Kizer, the SVP of Lexington Squares of Lombard, says, "June is a very exciting time for us because in addition to 18 new rooms, we are adding a town center activity area, new...

2014-05-31 23:08:21

Ask-Carol! Senior Living Guidance, with headquarters in Tinton Falls, NJ, announced today award of its first franchise in the state of Virginia to Susan and Michael Kofler, principals of SMK Senior Living Advisors LLC of Alexandria. Tinton Falls, NJ (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Ask-Carol! Senior Living Guidance, with headquarters in Tinton Falls, NJ, announced today award of its first franchise in the state of Virginia to Susan and Michael Kofler, principals of SMK Senior Living Advisors LLC of...

2014-05-29 23:18:38

United Hebrew of New Rochelle, a leading Westchester Skilled Nursing Facility and Short-Term Rehabilitation Center, has received 26 custom built Tilt in Space wheelchairs for non-ambulatory residents. New Rochelle, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Partnering with Cair Medical, a seating and mobility company, and the collaborating efforts of the Rehabilitation and Finance departments at United Hebrew, qualifying residents were identified and custom-measured for a tilt in space wheelchair. A...

2014-05-24 23:03:11

SeniorsCottages.com was launched to help provide seniors a solution to the high cost of a senior living facility by living in a Seniors Cottage on the yard of a family member’s house. Since the average cost of assisted living was reported to be $3,550 a month, the ‘turn-key’ cost of an average-size Seniors Cottage could be paid for by the equivalent cost of three-months rent for an assisted living facility. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 Announcing launch of...

2014-04-30 23:25:17

GeriJoy announced today a new member of its advisory board: Emily White, a medical social worker and certified geriatric care manager with professional experience through providers such as Kindred Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente, Brookdale Senior Living and Amedisys. Emily is also an experienced social and technology entrepreneur, and serves as a mentor and adviser to startups in the field of aging. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Originally from Marblehead, MA, Emily graduated...

2014-04-30 23:07:41

Administrator Rose Vera helps shape public policy through hearings with State of Texas legislators. Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Texas Assisted Living Association (TALA) this month recognized Silverado Administrator Rose Vera with the TALA Advocate Award for her efforts to testify before Texas legislators regarding vital issues facing an aging population – such as aging in place in assisted livings and the informal resolution process for Texas assisted livings. During the...

2014-04-28 23:11:45

Five Star Senior Services announced today that it will offer a complimentary, 24/7 companionship and oversight service for older adults with Alzheimer's and dementia. The Canadian home care agency is able to offer such a valuable service at no additional cost to its clients thanks to the latest virtual companion technology from GeriJoy, an MIT startup. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 These days, the word ‘technology’ often brings to mind consumer products and services that...

2014-04-28 16:31:48

Community expansion to offer comprehensive options for a growing number of seniors needing specialized care DUBLIN, Ohio, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior Star announces today an expansion to the Dublin Retirement Village campus. The addition will make assisted living and memory support options available to seniors in a new building to be constructed adjacent to the current independent living community. This new addition will provide a comprehensive care campus, offering Dublin area...

2014-04-09 08:29:05

Nursing Staff to Benefit from Professional Development Opportunities BRENTWOOD, Tenn., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Committed to quality care for residents, Brookdale has joined the American Assisted Living Nurses Association (AALNA). This corporate membership provides all of Brookdale's nurses with access to the benefits of membership, including: professional networking opportunities, updates on industry trends, continuing education courses and webinars, changing regulations, and...

2014-04-04 23:34:45

First Survey for New Community Nets Top Rating Fishers, Ind. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Allisonville Meadows Assisted Living was found to have no deficiencies during an inspection by the Indiana State Board of Health. Opened by American Senior Communities on Aug. 1, 2013 at 10410 Allisonville Road in Fishers, this was the licensed residential community’s initial survey. The ISDH inspects licensed facilities to assess compliance with state standards of care, such as adequacy of staffing,...


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