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Reliance Medical Centers Looks Ahead to Being the Area’s Best Neighbor with Tampa "Welcome to the Neighborhood" Farmer’s Market Event

Reliance Medical Centers Looks Ahead to Being the Area’s Best Neighbor with Tampa "Welcome to the Neighborhood" Farmer’s Market Event

Reliance Medical Centers, a popular Central Florida Primary Care Doctor’s Office is celebrating its new Tampa Lowry Park location with free Farmer's Market for senior adults on Tuesday, August 16, 2022. - August 12, 2022 - Reliance Medical Centers

National Institute for Fitness and Sport Partners with Porter Hills Village and Cook Valley Estates to Expand the Community’s Senior Lifestyle Programming

National Institute for Fitness and Sport Partners with Porter Hills Village and Cook Valley Estates to Expand the Community’s Senior Lifestyle Programming

The National Institute for Fitness and Sport (NIFS) is pleased to announce a partnership with Porter Hills Village and Cook Valley Estates, retirement communities in Grand Rapids, Michigan. NIFS will be expanding upon the community’s existing offerings and providing individualized services... - July 27, 2022 - NIFS

Summit Psychological Services Announces Phase 1 of Data Division of Assessment, Testing and Analysis to Concentrate on Older Adults

Educating ourselves and leaning on our mental health professionals in gauging the differences between typical age related change and warning signs of abnormal mental deterioration is very important not only for our loved ones, patients and families, but also to our society as a whole as we move through this demographic change together. SPS is providing that education and necessary testing that assists in getting families the answers they need. - July 21, 2022 - Summit Psychological Services

Mako Medical CEO Chad Price Announces Company Expansion in Virginia

Mako Medical CEO Chad Price Announces Company Expansion in Virginia

Chad Price, CEO of Raleigh-based Mako Medical and Mako Medical Laboratories announced the company is expanding its service throughout the state of Virginia. - July 18, 2022 - Mako Medical Laboratories

New York Health Welcomes John Gil, MD

New York Health Welcomes John Gil, MD

New York Health (NYHealth), the premier practice of primary and specialty care, is proud to announce the addition of board-certified Family Medicine physician John Gil, MD. He will be practicing at 333 NY-25A #40, Rocky Point, NY 11778. He is the fifth physician to join the practice's primary care... - July 07, 2022 - New York Health

New York Health Welcomes W. Tyler Whitmire, MD

New York Health Welcomes W. Tyler Whitmire, MD

New York Health (NYHealth), the premier practice of primary and specialty care, is proud to announce the addition of W. Tyler Whitmire, MD. Dr. Whitmire is board certified in Internal Medicine and will be practicing at 32645 Main Road, Suite 7-8, Cutchogue, NY 11935, and 6144 Rte 25A, Wading River,... - July 07, 2022 - New York Health

Aleksander Vayntraub, MD Joins New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

Aleksander Vayntraub, MD Joins New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS), one of the leading oncology practices in the nation, is pleased to announce that board-certified radiation oncologist Aleksander Vayntraub, MD, has joined the team of radiation oncologists. He will be practicing at NYCBS sites in Setauket, Patchogue,... - July 06, 2022 - New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

Traci L. Nordin Recognized as an Honored Member of Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Traci L. Nordin of Dickinson, Texas has been recognized as an honored member of Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of healthcare. About Traci L. Nordin Traci L. Nordin is a licensed in-home healthcare help professional with... - June 21, 2022 - Strathmore Worldwide

National Mobile Wound Care Clinic Selects Dr. Thomas Serena as Medical Director

National Mobile Wound Care Clinic Selects Dr. Thomas Serena as Medical Director

Mendota Health is addressing the tremendous need for wound care in this country through a national mobile clinic and providing advanced treatments in the patient’s home setting. Dr. Thomas Serena has been selected as the new Medical Director of Mendota Health. - June 10, 2022 - Mendota Health

Isaac Health Launches Affordable, Convenient Specialist Memory Clinic Services at Home

Isaac Health Launches Affordable, Convenient Specialist Memory Clinic Services at Home

Isaac Health is a national provider of dementia care via a virtual platform from the safety of your home. They diagnose, treat, manage, and coordinate care for you in collaboration with your physician, loved ones, and/or senior living community - June 04, 2022 - Isaac Health

Cindy J. Brockman to be Featured in P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) Magazine

Cindy J. Brockman to be Featured in P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) Magazine

Cindy J. Brockman of Shepherdstown, West Virginia will be featured in the summer issue of P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) Magazine for her outstanding achievements and contributions in the field of consumer products. About Cindy J. Brockman Cindy J. - June 01, 2022 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

National Institute for Fitness and Sport Partners with Wellzesta to Provide Expert Health & Fitness Content Through Their Engagement Platform for Senior Living Residents

National Institute for Fitness and Sport Partners with Wellzesta to Provide Expert Health & Fitness Content Through Their Engagement Platform for Senior Living Residents

The National Institute for Fitness and Sport (NIFS) is pleased to announce a partnership with Wellzesta, a technology solutions company serving the eldercare industry with engagement and wellness platforms. Wellzesta Life, a senior living engagement & wellness software platform created by... - May 18, 2022 - NIFS

Pamela W. Karanja Honored as a VIP Member for Spring 2022 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Pamela W. Karanja Honored as a VIP Member for Spring 2022 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Pamela W. Karanja of O’Fallon, Missouri has been honored as a VIP member for Spring 2022 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding achievements and contributions in the field of healthcare. About Pamela W. Karanja Pamela W. Karanja is a... - April 27, 2022 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Rose M. Johnson Honored as a VIP Member for 2022 by P.OW.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Rose M. Johnson Honored as a VIP Member for 2022 by P.OW.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Rose M. Johnson of Centennial, Colorado has been honored as a VIP member for 2022 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding achievements and contributions in the field of healthcare. About Rose M. Johnson Rose M. Johnson is the owner of Rustic... - April 12, 2022 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Spectrum News NY1 Recognizes Joseph H. Girven, Executive Director Carnegie East House, as "New Yorker of the Week"

Spectrum News NY1 Recognizes Joseph H. Girven, Executive Director Carnegie East House, as "New Yorker of the Week"

Spectrum News NY1 ran a feature story highlighting the considerable contributions of Executive Director, Joseph Girven, "New Yorker of the Week." The producers of the popular spot aim to highlight "local heroes" and Mr. Girven fit the bill. In March 2020, when the initial impact... - April 07, 2022 - Carnegie East House

In New Book, Long-term Care Expert Details How Adult Children Can Help Aging Parents Find a Path That Doesn't Destroy Relationships or Create Financial Havoc

In New Book, Long-term Care Expert Details How Adult Children Can Help Aging Parents Find a Path That Doesn't Destroy Relationships or Create Financial Havoc

At some point, a switch occurs. Adult children become the caretakers and decision-makers when aging parents need care. This role swapping can be gradual or catch everyone by surprise. When life-altering decisions are left to chance, finances can be ruined and families torn apart. In “How Not To Tear Your Family Apart,” extended and long-term care expert Carroll S. Golden lays the groundwork for proactive planning steps to make caring for a loved one an easier process. - April 06, 2022 - Bublish

C.A.M.P Brings New Hope to Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients

C.A.M.P Brings New Hope to Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients

A recent study conducted of CAMP (Cognitive Assessment & Memory Program), a neuro-digital health platform, has yielded exciting results for those suffering from mild to moderate cognitive impairment. - March 17, 2022 - campformemory.com

Nagwa Saleh, MD Joins New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

Nagwa Saleh, MD Joins New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS), one of the Nation’s leading oncology practices, is pleased to announce the addition of board-certified radiation oncologist Dr. Nagwa Saleh. She will practice at 365 E Main Street, Patchogue, NY 11772. “Dr. Saleh brings extraordinary... - February 01, 2022 - New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

Assistance Home Care Acquires Senior Services Unlimited of St. Louis

Assistance Home Care Acquires Senior Services Unlimited of St. Louis

Assistance Home Care announces the acquisition of Senior Services of St. Louis. This strategic alignment allows expand upon our local home care services in the greater St. Louis area while ensuring that Senior Services Unlimited's Clients and Caregivers experienced a seamless transition. - January 20, 2022 - Assistance Home Care

VoCare Names MobilDrTech US Distribution Partner for Vitals360® Remote Monitoring Device

VoCare Names MobilDrTech US Distribution Partner for Vitals360® Remote Monitoring Device

MobilDrTech, Inc. is proud to announce its’ selection by VoCare as a solutions partner to market and distribute their Vitals360® device for Remote Patient Monitoring and Chronic Care Management (RPM/CCM). The product, with 4G LTE cellular, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capabilities on a pocket-sized device, is available immediately from MobilDrTech for medical providers, telemedicine equipment and service providers, hospitals, health systems, home health agencies and third-party payers. - January 13, 2022 - MobilDrTech, Inc.

Oasis Senior Advisors Central Ohio Named National Franchise of the Year

Oasis Senior Advisors Central Ohio Named National Franchise of the Year

At the Oasis Senior Advisors national conference held in Fort Lauderdale, Oasis Senior Advisors Central Ohio was named the Franchise of the year. - December 29, 2021 - Oasis Senior Advisors Central Ohio

Activate Brain & Body Begins Pre-Sale, Previews Its Innovative Biophilic Interior Designed to Enhance Brain Health

Activate Brain & Body Begins Pre-Sale, Previews Its Innovative Biophilic Interior Designed to Enhance Brain Health

Activate Brain & Body Holdings begins pre-sale for the first-of-its-kind brain health center opening in January. The company’s unique biophilic design style — a strong connection to nature — will help members build better brain and body health and support the company’s efforts to re-invent fitness as upstream preventive healthcare. - December 09, 2021 - Act!vate Brain & Body

Local Professionals Form Task Force to Help South Carolina's Aging Seniors Get Essential Long-Term Care Without Financial Obligation Thanks to Medex Solutions Network Inc

Local Professionals Form Task Force to Help South Carolina's Aging Seniors Get Essential Long-Term Care Without Financial Obligation Thanks to Medex Solutions Network Inc

They have assembled a local task force of senior care professionals and resources to help aging seniors & their families make the transition to long-term care. Some the issues that their free consulting service solve are reducing the time to move into a long-term care community, reducing the stress of selling a home to receive funding for long term-care, and getting aging seniors the care they need quicker without the stress of financial obligations. - December 06, 2021 - Medex Solutions Network Inc.

Corinne E. Tobin, MD Joins New York Breast Imaging

Corinne E. Tobin, MD Joins New York Breast Imaging

New York Breast Imaging is pleased to announce the addition of Chief of Breast Imaging Corinne E. Tobin, MD, one of the most renowned and the first fellowship-trained breast imagers on Long Island. - November 15, 2021 - New York Breast Health

Julian Safir, MD Joins NY Breast Imaging

Julian Safir, MD Joins NY Breast Imaging

New York Breast Imaging is pleased to announce the addition of board-certified radiologist Julian Safir, MD. - November 15, 2021 - New York Breast Health

"True Joy for the Retired" - This Book Reveals a Major Breakthrough in Unleashing the Power of Appreciation, Love and Inclusion Between Generations

"True Joy for the Retired" - This Book Reveals a Major Breakthrough in Unleashing the Power of Appreciation, Love and Inclusion Between Generations

Paulina Kay loves sharing the stories of the virtues in old age. Growing up in Mexico with an older father and being very close to her grandmother, she experienced firsthand the active role the elderly play in providing wisdom and support to the younger generation and their communities. - November 10, 2021 - Paulina Kay

Michael J. Drabkin, MD Joins New York Imaging Specialists

Michael J. Drabkin, MD Joins New York Imaging Specialists

NY Imaging Specialists is proud to announce the addition of Chief of Interventional Radiology (IR), Interventional Oncology for New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS), and Executive Director of New York Interventional Radiology Specialists Michael J. Drabkin, MD. He is board-certified in... - November 09, 2021 - New York Imaging Specialists

Activate Brain & Body Chooses Cincinnati for First Brain Health Center. Focus on Upstream Preventive Healthcare Can Provide Important Quality of Life Benefits.

Activate Brain & Body Chooses Cincinnati for First Brain Health Center. Focus on Upstream Preventive Healthcare Can Provide Important Quality of Life Benefits.

(Cincinnati) Activate Brain & Body Holdings, Inc. is opening the first-of-its-kind brain health center designed to help members maintain healthy, active lifestyles by taking charge of the way they age – cognitively and physically. Years of research and trial programs have informed the development of this innovative brain health center, scheduled to open in January 2022 in Cincinnati. - November 08, 2021 - Act!vate Brain & Body

New York Health Welcomes Dr. Razia Jayman-Aristide

New York Health Welcomes Dr. Razia Jayman-Aristide

New York Health (NY Health) is proud to announce that board-certified Internal Medicine physician Razia Jayman-Aristide, MD MS-HPPL FACP, has joined its team of physicians and will serve as Chief Medical Officer. She will be practicing at 701 Route 25A, Suite B, Mount Sinai, NY 11766. Dr. - August 03, 2021 - New York Health

Downed Bikers Association of OKC Visits Local Long-Term Care Community

Downed Bikers Association of OKC Visits Local Long-Term Care Community

Residents of Jones, Oklahoma's Oak Hills Care Center experience meet and greet with Downed Bikers Association members. - July 30, 2021 - Voyage Long Term Care

Aging Better Expo 2021

Aging Better Expo 2021

Elderwerks is offering a 5-day interactive and virtual experience where attendees will learn in a fun, engaging live-streamed expo that includes expert education and tips on aging topics. - July 29, 2021 - Elderwerks

Dementia Society of America® Launches Operation KeepSafe™

Dementia Society of America® Launches Operation KeepSafe™

National Program Focuses on Elopement and Critical Wandering in Those Living with Dementia. October 20 to be Designated as National KeepSafe Day™. - July 19, 2021 - Dementia Society of America

Oasis Brewster is Hosting a Talk About "Flowering Your Mind"

Oasis Brewster is Hosting a Talk About "Flowering Your Mind"

With its many four-season benefits, lovely Cape Cod attracts many retirees looking to enjoy their later years in a peaceful, low-pressure, and supportive environment. Sadly, moving to a great retirement location does not prevent the challenges of cognitive decline that many will experience in the... - July 11, 2021 - Oasis Brewster

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists Opens in Upper East Side

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists Opens in Upper East Side

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS), one of the Nation’s leading oncology practices, now provides state-of-the-art cancer care services at 215 East 95th Street, New York, NY 10128. This will be the practice’s fourth Manhattan cancer and blood disorder... - June 28, 2021 - New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

New York Health Welcomes Internal Medicine Physician Shoba Menon, MD

New York Health Welcomes Internal Medicine Physician Shoba Menon, MD

New York Health (NYHealth) is proud to announce that board-certified Internal Medicine physician Shoba Menon, MD, has joined its multidisciplinary team of physicians. She will be practicing at 1866 Wading River Manor Road, Wading River, NY... - June 02, 2021 - New York Health

New York Health Welcomes Family Medicine Physician Mahendra Shah, MD

New York Health Welcomes Family Medicine Physician Mahendra Shah, MD

New York Health (NYHealth) is proud to announce that board-certified Family Medicine physician Mahendra Shah, MD, has joined its multidisciplinary team of physicians. He will be practicing at 1866 Wading River Manor Road, Wading River, NY... - June 02, 2021 - New York Health

The Independent Living Older Individuals Who Are Blind Technical Assistance Center Says Millions of Americans with Vision Loss Don’t Know There’s Help

The Independent Living Older Individuals Who Are Blind Technical Assistance Center Says Millions of Americans with Vision Loss Don’t Know There’s Help

More than 3 million Americans 55 and older have difficulty seeing even when wearing glasses and only 5% of the individuals with vision loss who are eligible for services actually seek them. That’s why the Independent Living Older Individuals Who Are Blind Technical Assistance Center (IL... - May 21, 2021 - The Independent Living Older Individuals Who Are Blind Technical Assistance Center

New York Health Welcomes Jennifer Gonzalez, MD

New York Health Welcomes Jennifer Gonzalez, MD

New York Health (NYHealth) is proud to announce that board-certified primary care physician and geriatrician Jennifer Gonzalez, MD, has joined its team of multidisciplinary physicians. She will be practicing at 7 S Jersey Ave # 1, East Setauket, NY 11733. - May 18, 2021 - New York Health

New York Health Welcomes Denise Abselet, DO Specialist in Geriatrics and Primary Care

New York Health Welcomes Denise Abselet, DO Specialist in Geriatrics and Primary Care

New York Health (NYHealth) is proud to announce that board-certified internal medicine physician and geriatrician Denise Abselet, DO, has joined its team of physicians. She will be practicing at 701 Route 25A, Suite 2, Mount Sinai, NY... - May 04, 2021 - New York Health

New York Health Expands Growth and Opens New Office

New York Health Expands Growth and Opens New Office

New York Health (NY Health), the premier center for primary and specialty care services with a network of outstanding physicians specializing in family medicine, internal medicine, nephrology, neurology, rheumatology, surgery, urology, and physical therapy, announces the opening of its newest... - April 20, 2021 - New York Health

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists and AdvantageCare Physicians Collaborate to Advance Comprehensive Oncology Care

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists and AdvantageCare Physicians Collaborate to Advance Comprehensive Oncology Care

New Alliance Will Expand Patient Access to Cancer Care and Clinical Integration - March 29, 2021 - New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

Home Health Leaders Applaud U.S. House for Passing Bill to Prevent Across-the-Board Medicare Cuts

Partnership urges the Senate to quickly pass H.R. 1868 to extend temporary suspension of sequestration until the end of 2021. - March 19, 2021 - Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare

Getting Outside is the New 10,000 Steps

Getting Outside is the New 10,000 Steps

Author and fitness expert says hiking is the "fountain of youth" – physically and cognitively. In new book, "Secrets of Aging Well: Get Outside," globetrotting mountaineer and fitness entrepreneur Martin Pazzani reveals how walking outdoors is the key to a happier, healthier, longer life. Says “it’s the fitness you can’t get in a gym.” - March 15, 2021 - Secrets of Aging Well: Get Outside

Gwinnett County's CardioVascular Group Adds New Physician

Gwinnett County's CardioVascular Group Adds New Physician

CardioVascular Group, a cardiology practice which has serviced the north Atlanta metropolitan area for more than 30 years, has hired Dr. Lin Gao. Her first day was Feb. 1. - March 01, 2021 - CardioVascular Group Atlanta

Janaya Raynor, MD, MS Joins the Supportive and Palliative Care Team

Janaya Raynor, MD, MS Joins the Supportive and Palliative Care Team

Dr. Raynor will provide supportive and palliative care services in Nassau County and the Boroughs. - February 02, 2021 - New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

Isaac Hardoon, DO Joins New York Cancer & Blood Specialists as Lead Physician of Palliative Care Program

Isaac Hardoon, DO Joins New York Cancer & Blood Specialists as Lead Physician of Palliative Care Program

Dr. Hardoon will lead the division as Chief of Supportive and Palliative care. - February 02, 2021 - New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

New York Health Welcomes Primary Care Physician Charles G. Bleecher, MD, FACP

New York Health Welcomes Primary Care Physician Charles G. Bleecher, MD, FACP

Board-Certified Internist and Geriatric Medicine physician, Charles G. Bleecher, MD, FACP will be joining New York Health's team of dedicated physicians. - December 10, 2020 - New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

HHS Fails to Address Pandemic Relief for Long-Term Care Pharmacies

SCPC Warns Support is Needed to Maintain Patient Care while LTC Facilities Manage Latest COVID Spike and LTC Pharmacies Prepare for Vaccine Distribution - November 16, 2020 - Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County and Waveny LifeCare Network Announce Proposed Affiliation

Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County and Waveny LifeCare Network Announce Proposed Affiliation

The Boards of Directors of Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County (VNHFC) and Waveny LifeCare Network (WLN) are pleased to announce that they have entered into an exclusive letter of intent to combine home care and hospice operations to better serve patients in Fairfield County and beyond. - November 06, 2020 - Waveny LifeCare Network

Congressman Vern Buchanan Urges CMS to Eliminate Home Health Payment System Rate Reductions for 2021

Home health leaders commend Congressman Buchanan for asking Medicare to re-evaluate assumptions used as basis for PDGM home health rate reduction. - October 01, 2020 - Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare

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