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2014-01-29 12:29:52

SEATTLE, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the number of people 65 and above using the Internet increases, the nation's largest assisted living and memory care provider continues to expand its digital resources. After launching a first-of-its-kind web video series for that demographic and piloting a social networking app, Emeritus Senior Living has now unveiled a newly designed website. Fifty-three percent of Americans 65 and over now use the Internet, with 70% of those doing so...

2014-01-28 23:24:42

Extensive article series aims to help seniors and their families evaluate the costs of assisted living in their city. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Seniors Guide Magazine and http://www.SeniorsGuideOnline.com have released their 2014 Cost of Assisted Living for the Richmond, Virginia area. The online article not only examines dollar amounts, but also what is included with the price of assisted living. Utilities, transportation, provided meals, housekeeping, social activities,...

2014-01-23 16:24:46

FRANKLIN, Mass., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emeritus at Franklin, the new senior living community slated to open in May 2014*, is hosting two events for seniors and senior caregivers, which are free to the public, in February. Surviving the Challenge of CaregivingBeing a caregiver is a demanding role, and one that requires a good deal of self-care. Rosemarie Lanchester, a certified hypnosis consultant, will present five simple steps for caregivers to take better care of...

2014-01-23 08:31:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to improve the health and well-being of seniors, employees at 482 Emeritus Senior Living communities across the country hit the streets to support the Alzheimer's Association's Walk to End Alzheimer's. In addition to hosting hundreds of fundraisers throughout the nation, nearly 3,600 employees, family members and residents took part in walks throughout the past year. The Alzheimer's Association recently...

2014-01-16 08:27:10

Nationally recognized neuropsychologist provides tips on building brain reserves MENTOR, Ohio, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to recent studies, more than 35 million people worldwide will have dementia within the year. Currently there are more than 15 million family caregivers attending to a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia - a number that will grow significantly as the Baby Boomers retire. On Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 6:30 p.m., Emeritus at Newell Creek, a senior...

2014-01-15 23:20:25

Students from the University of San Diego’s Non-Profit Leadership Master’s program gathered in California’s capital Sacramento on Monday morning January 13, 2014 at 11:00 AM to assist in conducting a press conference to advocate for reform in the assisted living industry in California. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The students have taken up assisted living reform in California as a project during their studies at USD and they have formed a partnership with several...

2014-01-15 23:00:17

Deer Path of Huntley, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a supportive living presentation on Jan. 30. Deer Path is the only assisted living community in the northwest Chicago suburbs designed to serve physically disabled adults between the ages of 22 and 64. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Deer Path of Huntley, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a supportive living presentation from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Jan. 30. The community, which is...

2014-01-12 23:01:53

Construction is nearly complete for Brightwater Senior Living, located in the east hills of Highland, CA. Brightwater is the newest senior living community in the Inland Empire, and will offer a retirement lifestyle including assisted living and memory care, all within casual elegance. Highland, CA (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 The future residents and staff of the anticipated Brightwater Senior Living of Highland are eager for construction to finish. Construction is projected to be completed...

2014-01-10 16:22:10

The cluster of residential care homes in Camarillo known as Sally's Care Home gives its seniors lots to anticipate in 2014 CAMARILLO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Year's celebrations have faded and, with them, so have the feelings of contemplation, regret, and hopefulness that mark this time of year. However, thorough and compassionate senior care, like that available at Sally's Residential Care Home in Camarillo, CA, makes sure that every day throughout the year is full of...

2014-01-02 16:22:25

- Public Invited to Learn about Issues Facing Seniors and the Ones Who Love Them - EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emeritus at East Longmeadow, the new senior living community slated to open in March 2014*, is hosting a series of free seminars on four consecutive Tuesdays in January for seniors and those who care for them. The series of seminars include: StressBusters - Tips on leading a healthy life while...


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