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2014-02-10 12:26:17

OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Marist Poll sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care revealed more than half (56 percent) of Americans 68 and older, the Greatest Generation, say it would be more difficult to start dating than to stay single (44 percent). Americans of all ages were asked if, at age 65, it would be more difficult to start dating than to remain single. Sixty-six (66) percent of Americans thought it would be more difficult to start dating. Regardless of age, when...

2014-02-07 23:21:53

The Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills (VNA) has received a grant from the Grotta Fund for Senior Care of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ to support a partnership focused on improving the care transitions of older adults between health care settings including the hospital, nursing rehabilitation facilities and their home. Basking Ridge, NJ (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 The Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills (VNA) has received a grant from the Grotta...

2014-02-06 23:04:13

Home Care Assistance of Columbus invites caregivers, clients and community members to participate in “The Walk to Okinawa,” a simulated trek from Columbus, Ohio to Okinawa, Japan. (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Home Care Assistance, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, invites members of the Central Ohio community to register for the “Walk to Okinawa.” Registrants will receive a free pedometer to track their steps each day as the entire group makes its way...

2014-02-05 23:03:53

Senior care company provides educational resources to help individuals plan for an effective recovery at home following congestive heart failure, heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular condition. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Home Care Assistance, North America's leading provider of in-home care, is raising awareness around heart disease and stroke prevention in observance of heart month. Heart Disease is a leading cause of death and a major cause of disability. In...

2014-02-03 23:22:32

In Home Personal Services making preparations now to care for increasing senior population CHICAGO, Ill. (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 A rapidly expanding senior population promises lots of work to come for agencies such as In Home Personal Services, a senior home care franchise based in the Chicago area, and their home care workers. As baby boomers continue to reach the age of retirement, In Home Personal Services is preparing to provide more home service to seniors by expanding in...

2014-01-31 16:23:21

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today completed another step in his Healthy Pennsylvania plan to ensure access to quality, affordable health care with the signing of an Executive Order establishing the Pennsylvania Long-Term Care Commission. "Pennsylvania has a rapidly growing older adult population and the sixteenth largest population of non-institutionalized persons with disabilities in the nation," Corbett said. "It's critical that we take a...

2014-01-30 23:27:59

The burden of providing constant oversight for elders with dementia is a primary driver toward the adoption of technology in senior care, according to research published today by GeriJoy, the provider of virtual senior care companions. The research is based on a set of focus groups recently conducted at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with top executives in the Greater Boston senior care industry, and GeriJoy announced today the release of a complimentary report detailing...

2014-01-29 23:28:28

The Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) is holding an educational webinar on January 30, 2014 at 11 a.m. to address caregiver training issues and opportunities for 2014. Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Sharon Brothers, CEO of IPCed, will explain how senior care organizations can better understand regulatory changes, excel at surveys and lower their risk for injury/accident. She will also address tips for using training to lower employee turnover and increase client...

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,...

2014-01-28 23:03:45

Science Inc. backed HomeHero enables families to stay involved in the care of their loved ones regardless of location Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 HomeHero, a new startup backed by Science Inc., launched today to help families find, hire and manage in-home care for seniors. The company introduces HomeHero Connect®, a simple tool that helps families nationwide manage their independent caregivers through phone timesheet tracking, daily activity summaries, emergency alerts...