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09/22/2021   Aging Life Care Association

Helen is 93 years old and has lived at an assisted living community since she was 90. She has a one-room suite with her own bathroom. It is decorated with her favorite things and whatever furniture that would fit. She has one window that overlooks some trees and a strategically placed bird feeder. Tom is 84 … Continue reading Quality of Life – What Really Matters

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09/22/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: New Drug Combo Boosts Survival Against Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 9/20/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
09/22/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Common Form of Liver Cancer on the Rise in Rural America
Category: Health News
Created: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
09/22/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Post-Stroke Rehab: There's a Sweet Spot in the Timing
Category: Health News
Created: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
09/22/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Doctors Often Miss Signs of Type 1 Diabetes in Kids
Category: Health News
Created: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
09/22/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Watch Their Backs -- Don't Overload Those Schoolbags
Category: Health News
Created: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
09/22/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: COVID Has Killed More Americans Than the 1918 Flu
Category: Health News
Created: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
09/22/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: HPV Infection Tied to Higher Odds of Premature Delivery
Category: Health News
Created: 9/20/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
09/22/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: AHA News: Clot-Removing Procedure Appears Safe for Pregnant Stroke Patients
Category: Health News
Created: 9/20/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
09/22/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Telemedicine Gets High Marks for Follow-Ups After Surgery
Category: Health News
Created: 9/20/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
09/22/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: U.S. Will Lift Restrictions on Fully Vaccinated International Travelers in November
Category: Health News
Created: 9/20/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
09/22/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: CPAP Machine Recall Causes Serious Problems for Sleep Apnea Patients
Category: Health News
Created: 9/20/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
09/22/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Pandemic Changed Families' Eating Habits, for Good and Bad: Poll
Category: Health News
Created: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
09/22/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Animal Sedative Is Driving Rise in Fatal Drug ODs
Category: Health News
Created: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
09/22/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: AHA News: A Year of Committed Exercise in Middle Age Reversed Worrisome Heart Stiffness
Category: Health News
Created: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
09/22/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Most Supermarket Chicken Laced With White Fat: Report
Category: Health News
Created: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
09/22/2021   Senior Daily Health & Medical News
Title: Dealing With Grief in the Time of COVID
Category: Health News
Created: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM
09/21/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

TruBlue Total House Care franchisees offer handyman and cleaning services, senior home safety assessments and services, light remodels and more. TruBlue of North Idaho serves Coeur d'Alene, Post...

(PRWeb September 22, 2021)

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09/20/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

In dealing with many nursing home cases over the years, Brian Murphy of The Law Firm of Brian P. Murphy, PC, notes that clients rely heavily on the nursing home star rating system, which has been...

(PRWeb September 21, 2021)

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09/20/2021   Society: Senior Citizens
09/20/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Home Instead® shares guidance for managing care of older adults with dementia during World Alzheimer’s Month

(PRWeb September 21, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/living_with_alzheimers_how_to_care_for_loved_ones/prweb18203918.htm

09/20/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Observance Highlights Innovative Healthcare Model that Empowers Seniors to Live Independently at Home

(PRWeb September 21, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/centerlight_healthcare_celebrates_national_pace_month/prweb18204531.htm

09/20/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

The New Active Senior Development is Located Ten Minutes from Downtown Beaumont

(PRWeb September 21, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/cadence_mcshane_construction_to_build_new_century_heights_active_senior_development/prweb18209064.htm

09/20/2021   NPR On Aging
Intensive rehabilitative therapy that starts two to three months after a stroke may be key to helping the injured brain rewire, a new study suggests. That's later than covered by many insurance plans.
09/19/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Compare-autoinsurance.org (https://compare-autoinsurance.org/) has released a new guide that explains how to compare online car...

(PRWeb September 20, 2021)

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09/19/2021   NPR On Aging
NPR's Life Kit has tips for how to get back on the dating scene for those 50 and older.
09/18/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

The California Podiatric Medical Association Offers Easy Steps to Help Prevent Falls

(PRWeb September 19, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/healthy_feet_can_help_prevent_fatal_falls_september_20_24_is_fall_prevention_awareness_week/prweb18205627.htm

09/16/2021   NPR On Aging
Patients with advanced cancer and heart disease are among those who have had to wait for surgeries and other procedures as critically ill, unvaccinated COVID patients strain the medical system.
09/15/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

True Light Haven is a 124-unit affordable apartment residence for seniors ages 55 and up.

(PRWeb September 16, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/mcshane_construction_company_delivers_124_affordable_independent_senior_living_units_in_atlanta/prweb18201477.htm

09/15/2021   Aging Life Care Association

Older Adults Admit High Anxiety and Fear About New Technology: Candoo Tech Surveys Shows 53% of Seniors Say Learning a New Device is More Stressful Than Going to the Dentist The results of a recent survey of technology-enabled older adults show that for 53% of them, learning new tech devices such as a computer or … Continue reading Older Adults Admit New Technology is More Stressful Than Going to the Dentist

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09/15/2021   Senior Health
Title: After an ICU Stay, Social Support Crucial for Seniors' Survival
Category: Health News
Created: 9/15/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/15/2021 12:00:00 AM
09/15/2021   Senior Health
Title: Turning 65 Brings Big Health Care Cost Savings, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 9/15/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/15/2021 12:00:00 AM
09/14/2021   NPR On Aging
Simone Gold isn't alone. NPR found other physicians who retained their licenses despite spreading misinformation online and to the media about effective COVID-19 vaccines and unproven treatments.
09/13/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

During Healthy Aging® Month in September, Scepter® reminds consumers to seek out easy-to-open and simple-to-use products can relieve the pressure and strain on aging wrists and hands

(PRWeb September 14, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/message_to_aging_americans_protect_your_hands_during_healthy_aging_month_and_every_month/prweb18191357.htm

09/13/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

The projected COLA that becomes payable in January of 2022 would be the highest since 1982.

(PRWeb September 14, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2022_social_security_cola_likely_to_be_6_to_6_1_says_the_senior_citizens_league/prweb18195075.htm

09/13/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

South River Healthcare Center partners with Culinary Services Group to provide dining services for skilled nursing and rehab residents.

(PRWeb September 14, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/scratch_cooking_at_south_river_healthcare_center/prweb18180209.htm

09/12/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Susan B. Geffen is an accomplished elder law attorney, former elder law professor, gerontologist, author and sought-after speaker with a passion for advocating for the elderly and their families for...

(PRWeb September 13, 2021)

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09/09/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Ziegler, a specialty investment bank, is pleased to announce the successful closing of $58,240,000 of Series 2021A, Series 2021B Bonds and 2021 Taxable Loan (the “2021 Financing”) for Virginia United...

(PRWeb September 10, 2021)

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09/09/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Gladys Love Project partners with Wickshire Senior Living communities to combat isolation with Love Kits for elderly residents and caregiving staff. The Love Kits, which include a group activity, care...

(PRWeb September 10, 2021)

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09/09/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Market research study presented at Closter’s Zoning Board this week confirms the supply of existing and planned senior living communities are insufficient as the population ages, announces Reuten...

(PRWeb September 10, 2021)

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09/08/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Ziegler, a specialty investment bank, is pleased to announce the successful closing of The Mayflower Retirement Center, Inc,’s $80,000,000 Series 2021 Bonds. The Mayflower Retirement Center, Inc. (the...

(PRWeb September 09, 2021)

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09/08/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Meridian Senior Living, LLC proudly announces that they will be publicly recognizing all first responders including firefighters, emergency medical technicians, law enforcement officers, and any other...

(PRWeb September 09, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/meridian_senior_living_to_honor_first_responders_across_the_u_s_on_honor_our_first_responders_day/prweb18178672.htm

09/08/2021   Aging Life Care Association

Without a doubt, one of the hardest things for families to do is help an aging loved one transition back home from a hospital or rehab center stay – and the stakes are huge. Many older adults who leave the hospital will be readmitted within 30 days for a variety of reasons, such as falls, … Continue reading Are You Prepared for a Loved One’s Care Transition?

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09/07/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Partnership allows GrandPad to integrate content and resources from Growing Bolder into the GrandPad tablet interface, giving users complimentary, anytime-access to news, entertainment, education, and...

(PRWeb September 08, 2021)

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09/07/2021   Society: Senior Citizens

Ziegler, a specialty investment bank, is pleased to announce the successful closing of Friendship Village Kalamazoo’s Series 2021 Bonds.

(PRWeb September 08, 2021)

Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/ziegler_closes_20_650_000_financing_friendship_village_kalamazoo/prweb18169913.htm

09/06/2021   NPR On Aging
ECMO, the highest level of mechanical life support, functions as a temporary heart and lungs for some of COVID-19's sickest patients. But the waitlist is too long for many patients who need it.
09/02/2021   NPR On Aging
Using the COVID vaccine "off-label" — whether that's for booster shots or young children — may be tempting to some vaccine providers, but the CDC warns it could get them into trouble.
09/01/2021   Aging Life Care Association

The Delta variant of COVID-19 is spreading with alarming speed among the unvaccinated. As a protection to yourself, and your community,  unvaccinated individuals should get the shot as soon as possible. Immunity can take up to 6 weeks to develop, and we must all do our part in stopping the spread of this virus. In … Continue reading Dealing with Delta

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08/26/2021   Aging Life Care Association

Meet ALCA member Julia Torres-Hernandez, C-ASWCM, LMSW an Aging Life Care Manager and her long career before joining the CaringPeople practice.    

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08/25/2021   Aging Life Care Association

Like in the childhood game, “telephone,” the first call came from the neighbor across the street, who called the son in Pennsylvania who, in turn, called his sister in Maine, who, in turn, called me, the eldercare consultant in New Rochelle, New York. The town their mother, and I, called home. It seems the neighbor … Continue reading A Daughter’s Plea, A Mother’s Rebuttal

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08/25/2021   Senior Health
Title: Just Starting Exercise in Your 60s? It'll Still Do a World of Good
Category: Health News
Created: 8/25/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/25/2021 12:00:00 AM
08/23/2021   Aging Life Care Association

Listen in to the thoughtful and detailed points Aging Focused at EveMar‘s Rebecca Montano brings to this discussion on care management, how she got into it, and how diversity and cultural sensitivity play for her, and future care managers.

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08/23/2021   Senior Health
Title: Israeli Study Shows Pfizer Booster Gives Seniors Big Rise in Immunity
Category: Health News
Created: 8/23/2021 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/23/2021 12:00:00 AM