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29 july 2020

17:52
Southbridge Care Homes welcomes the province's Independent Commission, and its evaluation of how Ontario's long-term care sector responded and adapted to the challenges presented by the COVID-19 virus, announced today. The organization will actively...

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The Commissioners of Ontario's Long-Term Care COVID-19 Commission are honoured to start our important task today. We have a clear mandate to investigate how and why COVID-19 spread in long-term care homes, what was done to prevent the spread, and the...

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Benchmark, a leading provider of senior living services in the Northeast, today announced that it has been named an honoree of Boston Business Journal's 2020 Corporate Citizenship Awards. It's the second consecutive year that the company has been...

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In keeping with its mission to preserve affordable housing, national not-for-profit The NHP Foundation ("NHPF") announced that it has purchased Waterbury, CT, senior affordable property, Exchange Place Tower. The original construction of the building...

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Known for starring in dozens of critically acclaimed features, two-time Academy Award®-winning actor, director and producer Kevin Costner discusses accountability, transcending clichés and pursuing the best work of his career in an exclusive...

09:23
The GenWell Project, a human connection movement, is partnering with Centennial College students to launch a campaign encouraging youth to reach out and connect with seniors in their community. As physical distancing measures continue to limit social...

08:00
As America has learned to adjust to the new normal of wearing face masks and practicing social distancing, Brookdale Senior Living, the nation's largest senior living provider, has experienced a shift in how it engaged with residents and families....

07:47
On the heels of its recent announcement of new relationships with four senior living providers, CarePredict, the leading digital health and remote monitoring company for senior care, has signed multi-year agreements with WellQuest Living. CarePredict...

05:50
Collins Learning and Dr. Jim Collins have announced helpful information on preventing and combatting social isolation among seniors during the coronavirus pandemic. Social isolation has always been a serious issue for many seniors, but it has been...


28 july 2020

08:39
Singular Hearing was crowned winner among a field of six final contenders in the What's Next Innovation Challenge sponsored by AARP Innovation Labs held June 25 during the 17th Annual What's Next Longevity Venture Summit.  Since the event went...

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Financial-services firm Edward Jones announced today it is renewing its strategic alliance with the Alzheimer's Association, committing $25 million over the next five years. The commitment matches the $25 million already raised by Edward Jones, its...

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This Independence Day, Age Safe® America quietly celebrated 5 years of service. Never before has home safety been more top of mind than it is right now. For older adults and families, taking the long look at housing options, home safety, challenges...


27 july 2020

18:46
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. announced today that it plans to release its second quarter 2020 financial results after the market closes on Monday, August 10, 2020.  The Company has also scheduled a conference call to discuss the results on Tuesday,...

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The signs of physical abuse among elderly people can be challenging for health care professionals to recognize, resulting in as few as one in 24 cases being reported to authorities.  However, a new study in Annals of Emergency Medicine explores...

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Parsons Corporation and Knollwood, an award-winning life plan community run by the Army Distaff Foundation (ADF) that serves military veterans, their families, and others over the age of 62, are partnering to help protect residents and staff during...

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Aloe Care Health, the most advanced voice-activated medical alert and communication service for elder care, introduces Aloe Care Essentials, an accessible new offering featuring contactless set-up to align with COVID-19 safety protocols. In March,...

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Residents in Florida's Panhandle now have access to high-quality hospice care through VITAS Healthcare, the nation's leading provider of end-of-life care. The new Panama City office opened its doors for hospice-eligible patients in Bay, Calhoun,...

09:05
Tutera's Tiffany Springs Senior Living Community ? a $55 million luxury senior living community in North Kansas City ? is among 30 construction projects selected from more than 100 submissions by the Kansas City Business Journal to receive a...

09:00
In meeting the increasing demand for guidance in care options, the Senior Care Authority business model offers a solid menu of services in the areas of Eldercare Consulting, Senior Placement, and Advocacy. Senior Care Authority offers a low...

09:00
Over the next two years, the National Council on Aging will connect 1.15 million eligible older adults to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), thanks to a $4.35 million grant from the Walmart Foundation.  ...

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Brookdale Senior Living Inc. ("Brookdale" or the "Company") today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with Ventas, Inc. ("Ventas") to restructure its 120 community (10,174 units) triple-net master lease arrangements. In...

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SilverSneakers®, the nation's leading community fitness program for older Americans by Tivity Health® , is currently accepting nominations for the 16th annual SilverSneakers Swanson Inspiration Award. This prestigious national award honors...

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Flu (influenza) and pneumonia vaccinations are associated with reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease, according to new research reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference® (AAIC®) 2020. Three research studies reported at AAIC...

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Just call them 'Silver Techies'. Medicare eligible seniors are embracing technology and loving it.  Six in ten are embracing technology more during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new healthinsurance.com survey. ...


24 july 2020

20:00
Family & Nursing Care is honored to announce that for the fourth year in a row, it has received the Workplace Excellence Award from the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE). The company will be recognized for building and maintaining an incredible...

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AARP Ohio, the state's largest consumer advocacy organization representing more than 1.5 million members in Ohio, released the following statement from AARP Ohio State Director Holly Holtzen, calling for the immediate repeal of House Bill 6:...

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The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys celebrates the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26. Congress enacted the ADA "to provide a clear and comprehensive national mandate for the elimination of discrimination...

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Florida Home Air Conditioning, part of the American Residential Services Network of Brands, surprises Jacksonville resident, Gordon Scott with a home services makeover on July 1. Scott was nominated to win a new HVAC system as part of ARS Cares...

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Since the announcement of the Stamp Duty change on the 8th of July 2020 in the United Kingdom, a mini housing boom has erupted. This boom has seen house prices rise to record highs with the demand for buy-to-let properties sky-rocketing....

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"Mystic River (2003)" star Laurence Fishburne is putting his talents to use as host of the educational program "In Depth" with Laurence Fishburne. The TV show brings awareness to a wide variety of topics that affect people all around the globe today....


23 july 2020

17:02
OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says new research by the Canadian Medical Association showing that long-term care residents have been nearly twice as likely to get sick and die in private facilities is yet another piece of growing evidence...

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Ontarians are being urged to join a growing call for profound changes to the province's long-term care system that would end profit-making in the provision of residential care. Today, SEIU Healthcare, CUPE, and Unifor, unions that represent workers...


22 july 2020

21:06
Gardner Capital, a family-owned private equity firm specializing in multifamily housing and renewable energy development and investment, recently completed an upscale senior living community in the heart of Sugar Land. With 93 brand-new units, Gala...

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The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) has partnered with leading pharmaceutical companies to create one of the largest biobank sharing programs including blood and cerebral spinal fluid specimens from Alzheimer's disease patients who...

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A VIP Preview Party and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony will be held for Evergreen Village at Fort Wayne, a new affordable assisted lifestyle community for older adults that is opening in July. The event will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday,...

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National Parent's Day is July 26th, a time to celebrate your mother and father and let them know how much they are loved and appreciated. As parents get older, many will turn to their adult children to help them in the next steps of senior living....

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Because, an online destination for direct-to-consumer personal care products specially designed for older adults 65+, today announced a multi-year, multi-million dollar strategic marketing partnership with iHeartMedia, the leading audio company in...

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Thirteen years after closing and two years since renovations began, the historic Fairhaven Denton retirement home is ready for its close-up. Open July 26 for pre-leasing, walk-ins, and tours, the facility is now listed in the National Register of...


21 july 2020

16:47
Florida Community Care ("FCC") has been providing support to their providers as well as Florida's senior communities during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic by partnering with organizations to address food insecurity. In partnership with the Florida...

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While summer is usually a time for gathering with loved ones, this year, things are looking a little different. Even so, older adults are still finding ways to enjoy the outdoors ? whether walking around the block, hosting a socially-distanced...

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Today, family elder care coordinator Homethrive announced its partnership with international law firm McDermott Will & Emery to offer their employees a fully-covered family caregiver services benefit as part of the Firm's broader benefits package....

09:00
National Seniors Housing operator Meridian Senior Living is pleased to announce that its community Regency Palms Long Beach Assisted Living and Memory Care (RPLB) has been featured in the national publication for Seniors Housing Real Estate and...

09:00
Mayor Kenney, AARP officials and leading community groups tomorrow will launch Philadelphia: An Age-Friendly, Livable City for All, which details a long-term vision to improve housing, transportation, and green spaces throughout the city for...

08:49
CarePredict, the leading digital health and remote monitoring company for senior care, announced today the signing of multi-year agreements with multiple senior care communities. Solterra Bridgewater, Seasons Living Memory Care, Raya's Paradise, and...

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A new survey seeking to learn the financial impact of the coronavirus on older Americans indicates that almost half of retirees say they have gone without essential items. According to the survey by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL), 48 percent of...

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MemoryCare.com, a comprehensive resource for caregivers and older adults living with memory impairment, has announced the Best Memory Care Facilities in Sugar Land, Texas. The guide identifies 7 memory care communities based on location, access to...


20 july 2020

13:25
Before the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, many older Americans and people with chronic diseases were foregoing their prescribed medications due to high out-of-pocket costs. The ongoing pandemic has only exacerbated prescription drug...

10:53
Help at Home, LLC, a national home care provider headquartered in Illinois that delivers in-home care to seniors and people with disabilities, announced that its subsidiaries Coastal Home Care and Altrus, two home and community-based companies in...

10:00
GrandPad, creator of the first purpose-built tablet for people over the age of 75, announced today that it has expanded its footprint in the healthcare industry with 12 new strategic partnerships that integrate GrandPad into the care delivery models...

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As one of the only senior living communities actively publishing a podcast, Aldersgate Life Plan Community is leading the charge to tear down ageism and educate society by sharing stories that present a positive view of aging. The latest episode of...

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