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2014-09-18 23:12:25

The short stay rehabilitation unit at Warwick Forest’s “The Gardens” opened following a study that indicated it could help improve clinical outcomes, reducing the number of patients readmitted to the hospital after discharge. Newport News, Va. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 As part of its ongoing efforts to ensure patients avoid returning to the hospital after getting discharged, Riverside Health System is pleased to announce it has opened a 24-bed pulmonary care rehabilitation unit at...

2014-09-18 16:27:30

The Report Misses the Mark by Tying the Provision of those Services to Reimbursement Levels and Access to Federal Funding NORTH ADAMS, Mass., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060525/NETH016LOGO As Berkshire Medical Center, local and state officials continue to work on re-establishing desperately needed health care services for Northern...

2014-09-16 23:16:57

1Heart Caregiver Services Training Director Randolph Neil conducted in-service training for most staff of Regency Park Oak Knoll during the assisted living national week, in collaboration with their Executive Director Gladys Broxton. This continuing professional education program is both the advocacy and initiative of 1Heart Shirley Billedo and Regency Park officers of the community, Wellness Director Ana Artiga, Marketing Director Jeanine Hernandez and Activities Coordinator Alfonso...

2014-09-11 08:28:44

Gold Crest Care Center has recently taken action to support efforts to raise awareness for ALS; ALS, or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease, affecting the nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord BRONX, N.Y., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Crest Care Center urges individuals to spread the word and raise awareness for ALS research. ALS, also known as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig Disease, currently has no known cure and...

2014-09-10 23:02:19

Prestigious Life Care For Seniors, LLC attracted many new clients this August, even as it continued to exceed expectations for existing ones. The company helps ease the burden on seniors and their families by providing individualized care and attention to each and every client. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Prestigious Life Care for Seniors, LLC, a leading senior care consulting company specializing in senior living and elderly care, attracted more than 10 new clients this August while...

2014-08-28 23:07:20

EmLogis and Guest Speaker Dr. Eleanor Feldman Barbera, “Dr. El,” will present a live webinar on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 1 PM Central. Attendees will learn 5 steps to encourage teamwork in long term care facilities and amongst long term care staff. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 EmLogis, a leading provider of employee scheduling software for long term care facilities, today announced that they will host a live webinar featuring guest speaker Long Term Care Psychologist and...

2014-08-28 16:27:41

Home health leaders advocate for value-based purchasing reform to replace arbitrary across-the-board cuts WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society found that house calls to elderly patients with chronic conditions keep healthcare costs down by reducing the need for expensive emergency room visits. The patients who utilize this care are some of Medicare's most costly patients with multiple chronic...

2014-08-28 08:27:48

SUNRISE, Fla., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunshine Health, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation, completed the final stages of implementation of the Managed Medical Assistance (MMA) program in 9 of 11 regions and the Child Welfare (Foster Care) program statewide on August 1(st). Additionally, Sunshine Health's Long-Term Care (LTC) program celebrates its first anniversary. LTC implementation began a year ago and was complete on March 1(st) for the 10 regions in Florida served by...

2014-08-27 16:25:23

Planning for a stage of life viewed as passive and dependent turns many get-up-and-go Americans off, the agency asserts. KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today ACSIA Partners introduces the concept of "empowered living," an idea they hope will catch on to help solve a big national problem: lack of planning for long term care. An aging workforce and maturing Baby Boomers are escalating the need for senior services. Failing to plan for this jeopardizes federal and family...

2014-08-26 23:14:55

Three-strikes proposal discussed last week by Texas Sunset Advisory Commission as a way to better protect elderly citizens without relying on the federal government. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 A proposal currently being discussed in Texas could lead to a “three-strikes law,” targeting negligent nursing homes with a history of abuse. State Senator Charles Schwertner, R-Georgetown made the proposal following the revocation of a local nursing home’s Medicare funding due to...


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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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