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11 december 2019

13:41
Hundreds of frontline healthcare workers and union supporters rally at the CarePartners' corporate head office to fight back against the homecare agency's recent move towards locking out their almost 3,000 personal support workers (PSWs). A lockout...

13:34
Three members of Brookdale Senior Living's Board of Directors and one former director are named to WomenInc. Magazine's 2019 Most Influential Corporate Directors list. Brookdale's President, CEO and Director Lucinda M. Baier, along with current board...

13:20
MemoryCare.com, a comprehensive resource for caregivers and older adults living with memory impairment, has announced the Best Memory Care Facilities in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The guide identifies 11 memory care communities based on location,...

11:05
Giving comes naturally to the registered practical nurses, personal support workers (PSWs), restorative and dietary staff at Iler Lodge in Essex. Each day they work diligently to give residents at the home the best care possible, often under...

11:00
DispatchHealth, a provider of tech-enabled in-home health care, today announced the launch of two additional clinical service offerings. Advanced Care and Extended Care give patients who previously required expensive facility-based acute care the...

10:49
At Market Street Memory Care Residence East Lake, residents and associates recently embarked upon a month-long movement of 'Giving Thanks,' part of a themed series of Watercrest's Common Unity initiatives. At Watercrest, Common Unity initiatives...

10:37
Thirty-three workers with the Social Services Department of Northumberland County are entering contract negotiations with the assistance of a provincially-appointed conciliator on Thursday, and they are armed with a strong strike mandate.  The...

08:57
Award-winning national architecture and design firm OZ Architecture has designed a new 71,000 square foot senior living community in Greeley, Colorado. OZ was selected for the architecture and interior design of the 92-unit community by Rocky...

08:38
Failing eyesight, trembling hands, diminished hearing, decreased mobility, memory loss...we've all seen loved ones experience these symptoms as they've aged. This is not only difficult for the aging individuals, it is also challenging for their loved...

08:00
Seniorlink, Inc., a leading tech-enabled health services company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Veronica Williams, MHA, as the new Account Manager for the Structured Family Caregiving (SFC) Program in Georgia. Structured Family...

08:00
Soundmind announced its recent round of investments by HearstLab and New York Ventures. Soundmind is the creator of a voice-activated ecosystem for senior care focused on three pillars: concierge services, curated content and care communications....

07:45
Connected wearables research from Parks Associates finds that Fitbit leads the market for wrist wearables due in large part to the brand's dominance among older consumers. 360 Deep Dive: Consumer Demand for Connected Wearables reports that while...

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10 december 2019

15:00
MemoryCare.com, a comprehensive resource for caregivers and older adults living with memory impairment, has announced the Best Memory Care Facilities in Cary, North Carolina. The guide identifies 9 memory care communities based on location, access to...

14:50
MemoryCare.com, a comprehensive resource for caregivers and older adults living with memory impairment, has announced the Best Memory Care Facilities in Birmingham, Alabama. The guide identifies 8 memory care communities based on location, access to...

14:10
MemoryCare.com, a comprehensive resource for caregivers and older adults living with memory impairment, has announced the Best Memory Care Facilities in Salem, Oregon. The guide identifies 9 memory care communities based on location, access to...

14:00
MemoryCare.com, a comprehensive resource for caregivers and older adults living with memory impairment, has announced the Best Memory Care Facilities in Seattle, Washington. The guide identifies 8 memory care communities based on location, access to...

14:00
MemoryCare.com, a comprehensive resource for caregivers and older adults living with memory impairment, has announced the Best Memory Care Facilities in Fresno, California. The guide identifies 9 memory care communities based on location, access to...

12:45
Discovery Senior Living has announced the expansion of its operations team through the hiring of Nicole Gasaway, Regional Vice President of Operations, and Erin Miller, Regional Vice President, Portfolio Manager. Bill Sciortino, Chief Operating...

11:01
SCAN Health Plan®, one of the nation's largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage plans, today announced it has provided its senior sensitivity training, Trading Ages, to all firefighters in the City of Long Beach. Engaging 400 participants over 21...

09:00
To care for growing numbers of patients with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias?a group projected to double in number by the year 2050?St. Croix Hospice has launched the North Star Dementia Program. The program provides dementia-care certified...

09:00
AvantGuard Monitoring Centers announced today its collaboration with Clairvoyant Networks, LLC, an award winning provider of remote monitoring technology for family and professional caregivers, to launch a hybrid solution that enables both family...

08:10
The holidays bring families together. In fact, it may be the only opportunity that family members who are long-distance caregivers have to observe their aging parents' well-being. According to the National Center on...

08:01
Senior Helpers®, the nation's premier provider of personalized in-home senior care, today announced it will host an educational session on caregiving techniques for dementia patients on January 9, 2019 at Kings Point Veterans Theater (1900 Club House...

08:00
Seniors throughout San Diego can expect more senior-friendly care in local emergency departments with the announcement of a collaboration between regional healthcare systems, West Health and County Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Dianne Jacob to have...

00:00
"The War on Health: (Your Health) And what you can do about it": an instructive book containing notions on how to become wholesome and fit through discernment and self-awareness. "The War on Health: (Your Health) And what you can do about it" is the...


9 december 2019

17:40
Welltower Inc. announces that on December 24, 2019, it is redeeming all of the outstanding 3.35% Senior Notes due November 25, 2020 (the "Notes") issued by HCN Canadian Holdings-1 LP, its wholly-owned subsidiary, in accordance with the terms of the...

16:40
On Lok and Openhouse today released results from a groundbreaking new report by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), which aims to tackle a wide range of unique challenges LGBTQ seniors face in accessing aging services in San...

12:49
Always Best Care Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, announced today that franchisees John and Ganeen Harstick and their son, Trevor Keeling, have expanded their business to reach more residents in...

08:37
Today Thriving Solutions Inc., is pleased to announce its Kickstarter campaign, for its product the Hydra Pulse, launching on December 9th, 2019 at 9:00 am PST.  75% of Americans are Chronically Dehydrated and the Hydra Pulse is the solution. Hydra...

08:00
Unifor report Caring in Crisis: Ontario's Long-Term Care PSW Shortage finds chronic under staffing in long-term care homes puts workers at risk and is hurting residents. "Every step of the way, we heard that PSW's face impossible workloads and heavy...

06:00
On Monday December 9, Unifor will release a report titled Caring in Crisis: Ontario's Long-Term Care PSW Shortage. Unifor commissioned the Ontario Health Coalition to produce report and seek recommendations from all stakeholders, including front line...

04:00
The Snowbird Company will host their 9th Annual Snowbird Fest on January 11, 2020 at The Orange Beach Event Center (at The Wharf). The event, which is centered on winter travelers, or "snowbirds," will begin at 9 a.m. and features vendors from all...


7 december 2019

06:00
On Monday December 9, Unifor will release a report titled Caring in Crisis: Ontario's Long-Term Care PSW Shortage. Unifor commissioned the Ontario Health Coalition to produce report and seek recommendations from all stakeholders, including front line...


6 december 2019

20:00
Kolter Homes ? a leader in developing next-generation, highly-amenitized, master-planned active adult communities in the Southeastern U.S. ? is excited to announce plans for a 30+ court pickleball facility at Cresswind Georgia at Twin Lakes. This new...

13:08
At Watercrest St. Lucie West Assisted Living and Memory Care, residents and associates recently embarked upon a month-long movement of 'Giving Thanks,' part of a themed series of Watercrest's Common Unity initiatives. At Watercrest, Common Unity...


5 december 2019

14:15
Over 160 leadership, construction and development crew members gathered for the celebratory 'Topping Out' of Watercrest Sarasota Senior Living Community in Sarasota, FL.  Watercrest Sarasota is a 198-unit luxury senior living development partnered...

14:15
An analysis by NORC at the University of Chicago and ITNAmerica of Westbrook, ME, shows that seniors have access to nearly 1,000 ride-share services across the United States to help meet their transportation needs. The study looked at non-profit and...

11:00
Sequoia Living, a non-profit organization that offers housing and services to seniors in Northern California, recently announced senior living industry veteran Sara McVey as President and CEO. McVey succeeds David Berg, who retired in September....

10:04
The Washington Innovation in Longevity Summit (WIN) happening here December 9-10 at the National Press Club and produced by Mary Furlong & Associates, is the only conference that brings together a highly curated audience focused on solutions,...

09:45
LifeStation, a leading provider of medical alert monitoring systems and connected health solutions for aging seniors and caregivers, has announced the launch of LifeStation Mobile LTE, the most advanced mobile medical alert device in the industry....

09:30
Snug, the friendly, free daily check-in service for seniors living alone, today announces crossing the milestone of 250,000 cumulative check-ins. The service involves an app that checks in on you every morning. If the senior does not respond, it...

09:06
Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, announced today that it is partnering with Papa, a nationwide provider of senior services, to offer Florida Blue members in select Medicare Advantage plans assistance with transportation, house...

08:33
December is Constipation Awareness Month. International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Foundation (IFFGD) launches a campaign to address the dilemmas which so many people face each day when living with constipation and to increase public knowledge...

07:01
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Ride Health have announced a collaboration to offer non-emergency medical transportation at no cost for Medicare Advantage members in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. An estimated 3.6...


4 december 2019

12:00
The Huguette Clark Foundation announced today that it has awarded a $32,000 grant to the Family and Children's Association (FCA) to support its Strong Observant Seniors (SOS) program, an innovative and proven project that is addressing the problem of...

09:02
AARP today announced its endorsement of the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act (S. 151), legislation that would help reduce illegal and unwanted robocalls and significantly reduce the risk from consumer fraud schemes. Both the...

08:30
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. announced today the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services selected WellCare of Kentucky ("WellCare") to continue serving the Commonwealth's Medicaid managed care program in all eight program regions. The new...

06:11
Three Austin-area senior living communities, The Enclave at Round Rock Senior Living (Round Rock), Lake Travis Independent Living, and The Enclave at Cedar Park Senior Living, have partnered with Second Chance Toys, a 501(c)3 charitable organization,...

00:10
MemoryCare.com, a comprehensive resource for caregivers and older adults living with memory impairment, has announced the Best Memory Care Facilities in Fort Worth, Texas. The guide identifies 5 memory care communities based on location, access to...