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12 may 2020

10:35
No Canadian should have to choose between putting food on the table, filling their prescriptions, or paying their bills. Yet too many seniors are facing significant health, economic, and social challenges due to COVID-19. They helped shape this...

10:09
The Honourable Deb Schulte, Minister of Seniors and the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, President of the Treasury Board will hold a media teleconference to discus about support given to the seniors. After the press conference, the Ministers will be...

07:00
Orig3n, Inc., a Boston-based company pioneering the future of wellness and health through genetics and biotechnology, has announced a comprehensive solution to enable COVID-19 testing for Massachusetts nursing home residents....


11 may 2020

13:22
Best Life Brands, LLC ("Best Life Brands"), a family of companies focused on the well-being of clients along the continuum of senior care, set a new company record by awarding new franchise agreements in six states across all brands in April. The...

12:45
Caring.com, a major senior living referral service and the nation's leading site for senior care reviews, today announced its acquisition of SeniorHousingNet.com, a senior living and 55+ lifestyle website formerly part of the realtor.com® network....

12:00
Construction will soon begin on the Twin Oaks Senior Residence Mixed-Use Project in Oakley, CA, developed by Highridge Costa Development Company, LLC and designed by SVA Architects, Inc.  The three-story community, located at 2605 Main St., features...

11:54
With COVID-19 causing financial hardship for many Québec households, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) is substantially increasing the support it provides to various front-line organizations that are dedicated to helping consumers, including...

09:33
Today, Argentum, the leading national association serving senior living providers, has called for transparency in COVID-19 reporting among the states by releasing the following statement and call to action: ____________________ Openness and...

08:00
COVID-19 has transformed the way business is done?whether that be the increase in remote workforces, eCommerce, and everything in between. The present and future of how America operates will inevitably be shaped by society's ability to virtually...


8 may 2020

08:34
A deep desire to help healthcare workers. A commitment to its communities. A decades-long friendship. That was the package built out of passion and caring that has enabled Oasis Senior Advisors to provide plastic face shields for hospitals and...

08:33
Cubigo ? a digital platform for senior living communities ? today announced an integration with Zoom to keep families connected and residents engaged during the coronavirus pandemic. Cubigo is the first platform to integrate Zoom, which is now...

04:00
ServiceMaster DSI, the nation's largest owner and operator of ServiceMaster franchises and a leading provider of commercial property restoration services announced today they have promoted Jeanetta Favour into the newly developed position of Senior...


7 may 2020

17:50
The global adult diapers market was valued at US$ 11,291.4 million in 2018 and is projected to reach US$ 32,859.2 million by 2027; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.6% during the forecast period 2019-2027. Read the full report:...

16:30
Given safety and health guidelines in place due to COVID-19, it is more important than ever for people who are deaf and hard of hearing to be able to communicate effectively using the phone. However, the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC)...

10:00
A new survey conducted by Meals on Wheels America finds that nearly all local Meals on Wheels programs are experiencing increased demand, with four in five programs reporting that new meal requests have doubled since March 1, 2020, when concerns over...

10:00
While most Americans are struggling to save for retirement, women face even higher hurdles, largely stemming from the gender pay gap that eventually becomes a retirement wealth gap. Older women  receive about 80 percent of the retirement income older...

10:00
MN biotechnology company Primal Health, LLC has donated over $10K of pHossidenttm dental hygiene lozenges to three COVID-19-stricken senior care facilities - Saint Therese of Woodbury, Heritage of Edina in Edina, MN and Heritage Specialty Care in...

09:00
OZ Architecture, an award-winning national architecture and design firm, today released the "Designing for Emergency Preparedness Insight Report", which outlines design considerations that can help reduce the spread of disease and infection in older...

09:00
The majority of adults (57%) agree that sheltering in place during the COVID-19 pandemic has provided increased opportunity for conversations with the young people in their life about sex, love, relationships and ultimately birth control, according...

08:31
Barbara Morris, editor and publisher of the Put Old on Hold Journal, has announced that noted anti-aging writer and nutritional therapist Pat Garner is now one of its featured writers. A 60-year-old retiree, Pat speaks to her age group in an upbeat...

06:00
While continuing to provide financial relief to thousands of Canadians coping with the impacts of COVID-19, RBC is also focusing on keeping seniors safe by helping them bank online with confidence. And it's working. RBC has introduced customized...


6 may 2020

16:06
This week AARP Pennsylvania is meeting virtually with federal lawmakers to urge more help for older Americans and their families as they face growing health and economic challenges due to the coronavirus crisis. Residents in nursing homes, those who...

16:05
Welltower Inc. today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020. Recent Highlights Reported net income attributable to...

13:50
Kara Constantine, the ALP RN Director at Maple Pointe Assisted Living, 260 Maple Avenue, Rockville Centre, has been named Nurse of the Year by the New York State Center for Assisted Living (NYSCAL), an industry group supporting long-term care and...

13:00
To meet the challenge of ensuring adequate food for the vulnerable senior population, whose needs have greatly increased due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Conviva Care Centers have stepped up to provide a donation of $2 million to support seven local...

11:49
Today, the YMCA of Greater Toronto officially launched The Bright Spot, an online community where older adults can shine. It offers everything from exercise classes and small online group discussions to trivia nights and mindfulness tutorials ? all...

11:48
Watercrest Senior Living Group proudly announces Collin Baranick as Executive Director of Watercrest Sarasota Senior Living Community in Sarasota, Florida. Watercrest Sarasota is a 198-unit, luxury senior living campus currently under construction...

11:05
Sun Mar Healthcare wants to celebrate the hard-working frontline essential workers currently serving nearly 3,000 residents in nursing facilities throughout California. To that end, Sun Mar has contracted with In-N-Out Burger to host afternoon...

10:05
Across the nation, community-based organizations that provide vital services to enable older adults to stay in their own homes are struggling to continue supporting their clients during the COVID-19 pandemic?and they're worried about surviving past...

09:00
Dementia caregivers - family members as well as professional caregivers - are facing unprecedented challenges, whether caring for someone at home, or in a residential care setting. Sheltering in place orders have altered how we care for our family...

06:20
Enquire, a leading provider of CRM, marketing automation and contact center solutions for senior living communities and post-acute care organizations, has aggregated actual sales and marketing data from over 2,200 senior living communities providing...

04:00
Women who are 60 and older are forgotten in a society that favors the young. Entrepreneur and PR veteran Brenda Nashawaty wants to change that for women in and around Boston with the new blog Brenda after Sixty®. Launched earlier this year, Brenda...


5 may 2020

12:55
In an effort to keep seniors mentally active, provide spiritual relief and educate them on their Medicare options during the COVID-19 quarantine, Physicians Group of Southeastern Ohio (PGSEO) is offering a myriad of free online classes for homebound...

12:35
On Friday, May 22 at 11:00am, Westchester County elder law attorney Anthony J. Enea, member at Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP in White Plains and Somers, N.Y., will host a free webinar on Pandemics and Planning: Steps You Can Take Right Now to...

12:24
Recognizing that the Ontario Nurses' Association's (ONA) had raised legitimate concerns about access to proper protective equipment (PPE) and infection control practices at dozens of long-term care homes, Arbitrator John Stout has released a...

11:05
Sentrics, the emerging technology leader in the senior living industry, and Coro Health, the industry leader for on-demand music therapy and faith offerings, today announced a joint partnership to deliver Coro Health's life-changing Music First and...

11:00
Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. ("Brookdale" or "the Company") . Investors who purchased Brookdale securities are encouraged to...

10:00
For older adults isolated in the age of COVID, access to mental health clinicians can make all the difference when familiar connections are lost. This is particularly true for the tens of thousands of nursing home residents across the U.S. now...

09:37
Discount Ramps®, a local online retailer, announces their support for Meals on Wheels America.  A national 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, Meals on Wheels America supports more than 5,000 community-based programs that focus on the well-being of...

09:31
The President and Chief Executive Officer of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. , Lucinda "Cindy" M. Baier, has been invited to join the New York Stock Exchange Board Advisory Council. Baier will serve a two-year term on the board, which proactively...

09:30
On Saturday, April 25, approximately 140 cars paraded by Heritage Woods of Rockford, an affordable assisted lifestyle community managed by Gardant Management Solutions, to pay tribute to one of the original Rockford Peaches. Helen "Sis" Waddell had a...

09:00
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the way Americans celebrate holidays, with many missed moments of togetherness as a result. In an effort to show appreciation to the moms who can't be together with their families this Mother's Day, Lowe's will...

09:00
iN2L, the leading provider of person-centered digital engagement to the senior living market, today announced the availability of enhanced iN2L tablets as a tool for family and telehealth connections during precautionary isolation measures taken by...

07:00
The Canadian Integrative Medicine Association (CIMA) released its Covid-19 Policy today, urging health professionals to address underlying nutritional deficiencies in senior citizens who have been hardest hit by the novel coronavirus....


4 may 2020

18:50
The US home healthcare market is forecasted to reach US$133.1 billion in 2024, recording growth at a CAGR of 5% during the period spanning 2020-2024. The growth in the market was supported by various factors like surging aged population, increasing...

09:05
Home Instead Senior Care and the National League for Nursing Foundation for Nursing Education (NLNFNE) are partnering once again to support geriatric education through a $10,000 scholarship fund for nursing students. The fund will address the growing...

09:00
Updox, a comprehensive Telehealth and Collaboration Platform, today announced an integration with PointClickCare, the leading cloud-based software vendor for the senior care market. Through this partnership, Updox's patient engagement, communication...

08:00
Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation's leading franchise network of home care, senior care, home health and hospice and healthcare staffing services, today announced the extension of its HomeLife Enrichment® signature standard of care to meet the...


1 may 2020

16:30
Griswold Home Care of New Haven and Middlesex County announced that it will donate $35,000 to local nonprofits as a matching sponsor of the 11th annual online giving event, The Great Give, taking place May 5-6. The funds raised will be used to...

15:28
Open Letter to Governor Murphy from Dr. David R. Barile: Dear Governor Murphy: I am a Geriatrician in active practice in Princeton.  I am the founder and Chief Medical Officer of Goals of Care Coalition of NJ, a sixteen-member organization that...