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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...

2014-04-08 08:34:24

PLAYA VISTA, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Supporters, dignitaries and friends gathered recently as the Los Angeles Jewish Home held its groundbreaking celebration for the new Gonda Healthy Aging Westside Campus featuring Fountainview at Gonda Westside, in Playa Vista, CA. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/DC00137-a Founded in 1912 and based in Reseda since the mid 1970s, the Jewish Home will now also have a physical presence on Los Angeles' Westside....

2014-04-07 12:33:32

Dream big: 97-year-old Thurman Haynes proves age doesn't matter when it comes to helping others OMAHA, Neb., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thurman Haynes, a 97-year-old volunteer from Jamestown, N.C., has been named the national winner of the Salute to Senior Service(®) contest, sponsored by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care(®) network. He was selected from thousands of nominees and 50 state-level winners. Haynes is recognized by this prestigious...

2014-04-05 23:02:53

Top Home Care Franchise Organization endorses Institute for Professional Care Education as a preferred vendor for caregiver training and continuing education. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 Home Instead, Inc. (“Home Instead”), the largest in-home non-medical care franchisor in the US, has endorsed the Institute for Professional Care Education (IPCed) as a preferred vendor for online CAREGiver training in a new initiative to make state compliance training opportunities...

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,...

2014-04-02 23:01:22

Life after adulthood is celebrated and enjoyed by those living in Windsor Healthcare Communities in New Jersey. Today the progressive nonprofit, Eden Alternative, with its enlightened approach to caring for the elderly, announces that two more Windsor Healthcare homes -- Llanfair House Care & Rehabilitation Center in Wayne and Windsor Gardens Care Center in East Orange -- have been accepted into the Eden Registry. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Dr. Bill Thomas, co-founder of the...

2014-03-31 23:02:39

1 Heart Caregiver Services collaborated with Tee Barr to conduct a Brain Fitness Education Program at ONEGeneration which resulted in an exceptional recognition as expressed by all attendees and ONEGeneration Program Director Bria Verdugo-Uy. Research studies have found that cognitive stimulation helps in fighting and slowing down the development of dementia and attendees learned about its merits and methodology in improving individual cognitive function. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB)...

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 23:21:42

Barb Fillner will play an integral role in client care for the rapidly growing senior care company, Home Care Assistance. Centennial, CO (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Centennial, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is proud to welcome Barbara Fillner as the office’s Client Care Manager. With a background in the home care field for over the past ten years, Barb’s passion for helping seniors maintain their independence and live well at home is very much in...

2014-03-26 23:26:16

Assisted Living pricing reports and features available at http://www.SeniorsGuideOnline.com will be published on Tuesdays in March and April. Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 As part of their ongoing Cost of Assisted Living study series, Seniors Guide has examined how much seniors can expect to pay for assisted living and long term care in Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, as well as in Burlington, Cary and Johnston County areas of North Carolina. “We wanted to show all the...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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