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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,...

2014-03-31 12:28:57

New name reflects passion for quality care, captures renewed organizational vitality CHICAGO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Assisted Living Concepts LLC unveiled its new name -- Enlivant -- to better reflect the organization's reinvigorated focus on providing high-quality senior resident care under its new ownership and leadership. In doing so, the company, which enriches the health and well-being of senior residents with supportive, stimulating environments and compassionate...

2014-03-28 23:00:53

Future Residents, Staff, Local Dignitaries Commemorate Significant Milestone for The Crossings League City, Texas (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Methodist Retirement Communities is bringing a new senior living option to League City. On Monday, April 7, more than 150 future residents of The Crossings will celebrate the groundbreaking of their future home, which will be built on 18.8 acres located near the intersection of FM 270 (Egret Bay) and FM 518. Leadership from The Crossings, Methodist...

2014-03-27 23:00:29

In its annual Best Nursing Homes report, U.S. News & World Report rated The Pearl at Kruse Way - an Avamere Family of Companies assisted living community located in Lake Oswego, OR - an overall five stars - the highest rating achievable. Lake Oswego, Oregon (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The Pearl at Kruse Way – an assisted living community serving seniors in Multnomah and Clackamas counties – has received the highest possible overall rating of five stars in U.S. News & World...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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