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5 june 2019

13:43
NDP Health Critic France Gelinas will present nearly 3000 signed Unifor Care Takes Time petitions to the Ontario legislature. The petition is calling on the provincial government to legislate a minimum four hours standard of care in long-term care...

13:21
The Chelsea at Brookfield, 1 Brookfield Court, Belvidere, New Jersey, has been recognized as a 2019 recipient of the Bronze Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) for...

13:21
The following is a statement by AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond on the Securities and Exchange Commission's approval today of "Regulation Best Interest" and its final three-part rule on the...

13:21
Each day 10,000 Americans reach the age of 65. Providing medical care alone is not enough. The 2019 d.health Summit program will address the social determinants of health ? non-medical factors that include economic security, education, physical...

11:34
How slow?or fast?older individuals with blood cancers are able to walk four meters (about 13 feet) holds critical information about their overall health and strongly predicts survival and unplanned hospital visits regardless of age, cancer or...

11:20
Maintaining a house is a challenge and, for those who are older and living alone, meeting that challenge alone can be nearly insurmountable, making it difficult to age in place. That's why Scott and Terri Dingfield have launched TruBlue Total House...

10:03
CSHHCS and Somatix Inc. today announced the launch of a pilot program intended to field test the SafeBeingtm product on CSHHCS's 20-acre campus in Bethlehem, PA, which houses all four distinct levels of senior living settings, including independent...

09:48
Quietly behind closed doors, leaders in Washington (some working for government, some for private organizations) spend their days developing policies and managing programs that influence the lives of all older Americans. Yet few make the news,...

09:00
Fifteen Canadian startups have been selected to compete in the AGE-WELL National Impact Challenge: Startup Edition, it was announced today. The competition is for startups whose technologies or services can improve...

08:00
Meals on Wheels America is expanding a successful research program showing how Meals on Wheels drivers can use a mobile app to alert care coordinators about observed changes in homebound meal clients' physical or mental health, social needs or home...


4 june 2019

18:13
CSHHCS and Somatix Inc. today announced the launch of a pilot program intended to field test the SafeBeingtm product on CSHHCS's 20-acre campus in Bethlehem, PA, which houses all four distinct levels of senior living settings, including independent...

12:30
Approximately 40 percent of the global population over age 55 experiences chronic knee pain. Of those, 50.8 million suffer from disabling pain, and about 2.6 million turn to knee replacement surgery each year.  Knee...

09:00
A new survey commissioned by Alcon Canada, revealed that over half of Canadians do not know much about cataracts and cataract surgery; and 59 per cent are unaware that there are options to treat cataracts and other vision conditions at once1.  This...

08:07
Assisted Living Locators, a leading senior placement franchisor, was identified by independent franchisee satisfaction research firm, Franchise Business Review, as being only a few of the franchises to qualify for its 2019 Top Low-Cost Franchises...

08:00
HealthcareSource®, the leading provider of talent management solutions for the healthcare industry, has released a new resource, "Aging America: Healthcare Talent in Crisis." This new white paper details the challenges healthcare organizations face...


3 june 2019

16:58
Le Groupe Maurice, a leader in the design, development and management of state-of-the-art retirement homes in Quebec, is pleased to announce the arrival of Ventas, Inc. as the Company's new financial partner. Founded...

15:01
Addus HomeCare Corporation , a provider of comprehensive home care services, today announced that it has completed the purchase of the assets of VIP Health Care Services, a provider of home care services, headquartered in Richmond Hill, New York,...

13:00
June is Seniors' Month in several provinces and territories across Canada, a time to recognize and celebrate the significant and meaningful contributions of seniors in our lives and in our communities. As the proportion of the senior population in...

10:45
A New Age, a nearly year-long global photojournalism project that documents the evolving face of aging, has made its premier in the June/July issue of AARP The Magazine, the nation's most read print publication, with over 38 million readers. At the...

10:20
Ontarians want to see the Ford government force private operators to invest more to improve conditions in long-term care facilities and nursing homes, according to a new survey of 800 voters.  Fully 92% of those polled ? including 88% of...

08:43
Retirement might be a financial struggle for many retirees, but there is a segment for whom money is not a problem. To help those who like to dream big, Topretirements.com has developed a list of the 10 most luxurious places to retire.  Communities...

08:15
Ventana by Buckner, Dallas' premier high-rise, luxury Life Care community partners with Touchtown, the leading senior living community engagement platform to provide an enhanced level of communication and experience for Ventana residents and...

08:00
With a ribbon cutting on its 16th senior living community, Chelsea Senior Living opened its most opulent building to date on May 15, 2019. Visitors to The Chelsea at Shrewsbury, in the borough of Shrewsbury, New Jersey, walk into an expansive lobby...

07:00
It's a conversation no family wants to have ? talking to a loved one about memory loss or cognitive decline. Close family members are typically the first to notice memory issues or cognitive problems, but they are often hesitant to say something ?...

07:00
Renaissance Senior Living is now Allegro. While the Renaissance name has served this community well for several years, the time has come for Renaissance to officially take the Allegro name. Allegro Management Company has been the operator of this...


1 june 2019

05:00
The Avamere Family of Companies, a leading senior living and healthcare company, is pleased to welcome a short-term skilled nursing community in Albuquerque, New Mexico as of June 1, 2019.  "We're thrilled to offer Avamere's services to the people...


31 may 2019

17:00
Seniors in Peachland now have access to new affordable rental homes, thanks to a partnership between the Governments of Canada and British Columbia, the District of Peachland, Peachland Seniors Support Society and community partners....

13:45
Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. That is why, in May 2018, the Government launched the National Housing Co-Investment Fund (NHCF), the largest program of its kind in Canadian history....

13:45
East St. Louis parks littered with garbage, swimming pools without water, critical programs such as Meals on Wheels cut for seniors and summer camp programs no longer available for children are among the many tragic consequences of years of fiscal...

10:00
This year, Shanghai is offering a special "spot" for a family day out - CHINA AID 2019, organized by Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd. - a unique experience of a show that integrates showcases, demonstrations and displays on cognition, education,...

09:00
Join MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard, MLA for Courtenay-Comox, on behalf of the Honourable Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, a representative from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, and Sharon Hallberg, Board Chair, Peachland...

08:31
Retiree, Inc. won the Retirement Solutions category of the 2019 Innovators and Icons Awards at Innovation Summit hosted by InvestmentNews. The company was recognized for filling the gap in retirement advice that currently exists in the industry....

08:15
The vacancy rate for seniors' residences increased over the past year in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Québec and Nova Scotia, while decreasing in Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland according to the...


30 may 2019

15:46
Join MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard, MLA for Courtenay-Comox, on behalf of the Honourable Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, a representative from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, and Sharon Hallberg, Board Chair, Peachland...

13:36
Today SAFE HOMECARE, a leading in-home senior care provider which offers franchises throughout the United States, announced the signing of two new franchise locations in Naples, and Fort Myers, Florida. It is expected that these two new locations...

13:20
Canadians now have more information about home and community care and mental health and addictions services in their province or territory. Today, the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) released 3 new indicators that show how Canada's...

12:40
Results from a consumer survey on funeral planning have been released today by online obituary provider Beyond the Dash. The research, which focused on the Southern region of the United States, offers insights like: Less than 18% of respondents have...

11:15
"The association between vision loss and depression is a complex conundrum," says Alan R. Morse, JD, PhD, President and CEO of Lighthouse Guild, in a commentary on the challenges of vision loss and depression in older adults, published today in JAMA...

11:05
The media and public are invited to join Liberty Housing Development Corp ("LDHC") on May 31, 2019 as they break ground on housing property Liberty52: Stephen F. Gold Community Residences. Honorably invited guests include Mayor James Kenney,...

10:00
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) will release its latest regional Seniors' Housing Reports. The reports will be available on May 31, 2019 here at 8:15 a.m. Eastern. The reports give descriptions and analysis...

09:05
Retirement should be a golden time, where people shake off the mantle of work and enjoy the fruits of their labour. To help make that happen, Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) is marking Seniors...

03:00
Intellitec Solutions, based in Newark, DE, announced today that they will be an exhibitor at the LeadingAge PA Annual Conference and Exposition June 19th to 21st in Hershey, PA. An association of 400 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to...


29 may 2019

15:40
Most people know very little about long-term care homes until they need one for themselves or a family member. As a result, there is little public understanding of how long-term care works, and some widely held misconceptions....

10:00
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) will release its latest regional Seniors' Housing Reports. The reports will be available on May 31, 2019 here at 8:15 a.m. Eastern. The reports give descriptions and analysis...

09:02
Always Best Care Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, announced today that Ken and Rebecca Good are the new owners of the Greater Bethlehem franchise. Always Best Care of Greater Bethlehem has been...

08:00
Pegasus Senior Living based in Dallas, Texas announced today it had partnered with Omega Communities of Birmingham, Alabama to manage two new senior living communities under development in Lady Lake, Florida (Living Waters) and McDonough, Georgia...

07:00
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. ("Brookdale" or the "Company") announced today that the Company's board of directors, upon recommendation of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, unanimously approved two corporate governance enhancements. ...


28 may 2019

18:41
Over the 30 years he's worked with people who are trying to squeeze all of the juice out of their retirement savings, Scott Page says he's been surprised that most of them leave a key element out of the equation. His solution was to create a life...

18:30
The National PACE Association (NPA) thanks the staff of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for their efforts updating the outdated regulations governing Programs of All-Inclusive Care or the Elderly (PACE®), issued in 2006. "PACE...

16:31
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. ("Brookdale" or the "Company") announced today that Lucinda "Cindy" Baier, President and Chief Executive Officer will participate in a discussion regarding the Company at the Jefferies 2019 Healthcare Conference in New...