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Firstat Nursing Services, a Del Mar Senior Caregivers Agency Shares Ways In-Home Nursing Care Relieves Stress

Del Mar In-Home Health Care Company, Firstat Publishes 3 Ways In-Home Nursing Care Relieves Stress - July 23, 2021 - Firstat Nursing Services

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

Health Espresso is Bridging Gaps in Ontario's Health Care System

Health Espresso is Bridging Gaps in Ontario's Health Care System

Communication gaps between Ontario health care teams greatly affect patient care and lead to many challenges, like hospital readmissions and hallway medicine, which COVID brought to light. Health Espresso is filling these gaps with its innovative technology and helping to change health care for Ontario as we move forward. - July 15, 2021 - Health Espresso

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

Nonprofit Releases 2020 Dog Bite Fatality Statistics - Attacks by Bull Breeds Increase and Trends from the 16 Year Data Set

Nonprofit Releases 2020 Dog Bite Fatality Statistics - Attacks by Bull Breeds Increase and Trends from the 16 Year Data Set

In 2020, canines inflicted at least 46 deadly human attacks. Pit bulls contributed to 72% (33) of these deaths. Overall, fatal dog mauling statistics in 2020 were dominated by bull breeds and mastiff-type dogs. When breed was known, only 3 fatal dog attacks did not involve these breeds. - June 01, 2021 - DogsBite.org Incorporated

Lula M. Blake Honored as a VIP Member for 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.-Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Lula M. Blake Honored as a VIP Member for 2021 by P.O.W.E.R.-Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Lula M. Blake of Brooklyn, New York has been honored as a VIP Member for 2021 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of advocacy. These important women exemplify tenacity. They realize that in order... - May 27, 2021 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Hope Seed Foundation Honors 20 Caregivers

"A caregiver needs care." Tasheba Gordon, a former caregiver of her mother for 7 years, wanted to honor those who care for others in the shadows. Most people don't even know what a caregiver is. Hope Seed Foundation is honoring 20 caregivers, 15 women, and 5 men, who were nominated by... - May 15, 2021 - Hope Seed Foundation, Inc.

PureBiologix Premium Proprietary Hand Sanitizer Now Available to the Public

PureBiologix Premium Proprietary Hand Sanitizer Now Available to the Public

PureBioLogix announced today as part of its contribution in the fight of reducing COVID-19 spread, its Premium Hand Sanitizer is now available to the public in bulk at an exceptionally discounted price. PureBioLogix supplies alcohol-free hand sanitizer to first responders as well as police,... - April 29, 2021 - Smartgreen Innovations /Purebiologix

Autism After 21™ Utah Initiative  Launches First Statewide Action Plan

Autism After 21™ Utah Initiative Launches First Statewide Action Plan

Nationally recognized Madison House Autism Foundation (MHAF) begins unprecedented statewide action plan in coordination, collaboration with local leaders to support adults with autism. - April 17, 2021 - Madison House Autism Foundation

Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity Announces $1.2 Million Funding Campaign for Veteran Housing

Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity Announces $1.2 Million Funding Campaign for Veteran Housing

The project is an unprecedented long-term solution for veterans, families, seniors, and at-risk populations in transition. - April 05, 2021 - Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity

PAWS NY Hosts Virtual Benefit: Spring Forward with Hope

PAWS NY Hosts Virtual Benefit: Spring Forward with Hope

The online fundraiser event will take place on Tuesday, May 11, from 6:30-7:15pm, and registration is now open to all attendees. - March 29, 2021 - PAWS NY

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

Georgetown Home Care Announces Lowest Readmission and Rehospitalization Rate in Company History for 2020

Rates significantly lower than US national averages; Year over year decrease of 32% for readmissions; Success with every partner it works with - March 02, 2021 - Georgetown Home Care

Homecare Hub Launches Campaign to Shift Society’s Views on Aging

Homecare Hub launches a new campaign, Older Not Invisible, which highlights the stories of inspiring older adults and combats the social discourse rendering older adults invisible. - March 01, 2021 - Homecare Hub

New Historical Novel "Tears of Honor" is a Sweeping Epic of the Japanese American Experience of Internment and War

New Historical Novel "Tears of Honor" is a Sweeping Epic of the Japanese American Experience of Internment and War

A sweeping novel of history war, and courage in the face of injustice, "Tears of Honor" tells the story of the heroic Japanese American soldiers who fought against Nazi tyranny in Europe, while their families were imprisoned in America. - February 16, 2021 - Linden Publishing

Clients Discover a Fresh Health Care Experience at Bellingham Respiratory Care and Equipment Company

Clients Discover a Fresh Health Care Experience at Bellingham Respiratory Care and Equipment Company

Respiratory therapist Kelly Maycumber and Amrit Kaur prioritize patient care and provide state-of-the-art equipment and service at AFresh Respiratory Therapy Services & Equipment in Bellingham, Washington. - February 10, 2021 - AFresh - Respiratory & Home Medical Equipment

Alzheimer’s Los Angeles Marks 40 Years of Service to the Community

Alzheimer’s Los Angeles Marks 40 Years of Service to the Community

With 40 years of serving the community, Alzheimer’s Los Angeles is locally focused and nationally and internationally recognized for providing high-impact support, resources, and education to people and families facing the disease. While their dedication to families today is unwavering, Alzheimer’s Los Angeles also turns its vision to the future and commits to ensuring that anyone in need of help gets it. - January 19, 2021 - Alzheimer's Los Angeles

New CDC Designed "I Got My Covid-19 Vaccine!” Buttons Available to Assist in Rollout and Build Confidence in Vaccines

New CDC Designed "I Got My Covid-19 Vaccine!” Buttons Available to Assist in Rollout and Build Confidence in Vaccines

If you've had the COVID-19 vaccine, or involved in a vaccination roll out team/plan, these "I Got My Covid-19 Vaccine!" buttons effectively let others know you've been vaccinated. These buttons are exactly the same design as stickers given to folks after getting the Pfizer or Moderna Covid-19 vaccination. Using the official CDC design, these I've been vaccinated buttons are a universal indicator that you've been inoculated, and encourage other to follow your lead. - January 11, 2021 - I've Had It

Linda Hill Appointed Vice President of Philanthropy at United Methodist Communities

United Methodist Communities is delighted to announce the hiring of Linda Hill as the Vice President of philanthropy. Ms. Hill has worked in many renowned organizations like Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation, Stuart Country Day School of The Sacred Heart, Penn Medicine, to name a few. - December 10, 2020 - United Methodist Communities

Rosanne Paul-Bruno Earns NAR Designation in Senior Real Estate

Rosanne Paul-Bruno Earns NAR Designation in Senior Real Estate

Rosanne Paul-Bruno with Exit Realty Premier Elite has earned the nationally recognized Seniors Real Estate Specialist®designation from the SRES® Council of the National Association of REALTORS®. Rosanne joins more than 15,000 real estate professionals in North America who have earned... - December 07, 2020 - Rosanne Paul-Bruno, Exit Realty Premier Elite

Elite Medicare Specialists to Change the Health Insurance Enrollment Landscape

Elite Medicare Specialists to Change the Health Insurance Enrollment Landscape

On November 30th, 2020 Elite Medicare Specialists will host the 1st ever Call-A-Thon for Medicare annual election period in central Virginia. Local licensed agents will be ready to take last minute calls from Medicare’s beneficiaries who have not yet reviewed their plan options for 2021. In breaking from the norms of in-home appointments, these local agents still provide a personal touch. - November 24, 2020 - Elite Medicare Specialists

Medicare Insurance Agency Reports Busiest Year on Record

Medicare Insurance Agency Reports Busiest Year on Record

With 44 million Americans currently enrolled in Medicare, it’s no surprise that some of the nation’s largest brokers are experiencing their busiest days of the year right now. That’s because the country is in the middle of what’s known as “Medicare Open... - November 07, 2020 - Bridlewood Insurance Services

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

Medicare Insurance Association Urges Seniors to Prepare for Annual Enrollment Season

For 60 million seniors Fall means colored leaves, pumpkin spice and Medicare's Annual Enrollment Period, also referred to as Medicare Open Enrollment. "Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is the one opportunity for millions of seniors to make many important changes to their health... - September 20, 2020 - American Association for Medicare Supplement Insurance

Techni-Calm Reflex Presents: A Unique Therapy That Can Repair Broken Bones Effectively, Demonstrated on a Female Paraplegic

Techni-Calm Reflex Presents: A Unique Therapy That Can Repair Broken Bones Effectively, Demonstrated on a Female Paraplegic

There have been many articles written saying there is no proof that reflex points exist. Darlene Vouama has proven, through years of research, that reflex points exist and can correct an injured body effectively and painlessly. - September 17, 2020 - Techni-Calm Reflex

Blessings4Ever: Together Through Life's Transitions

Blessings4Ever Rebrands, Refocuses, and Strives to Make Impact - September 11, 2020 - Blessings4Ever Home Care Agency

Free Online Directory Connects Seniors with Local Medicare Insurance Agents

A national online directory helps connect seniors with local Medicare insurance agents. The service is offered at no charge by the American Association for Medicare Supplement Insurance. - September 11, 2020 - American Association for Medicare Supplement Insurance

Rev. Loretta Hives-Moody, M.Div. Recognized as a Lifetime Featured Member for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Rev. Loretta Hives-Moody, M.Div. Recognized as a Lifetime Featured Member for 2020 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide

Rev. Loretta Hives-Moody, M.Div. of Oakland, California has been recognized as Lifetime Featured Member by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding achievements and high level of success for over 50 years in the fields of healthcare and religion. About Rev. Loretta... - September 10, 2020 - Strathmore Worldwide

SCPC Calls for Expanded Provider Relief Following HHS Announcement

Private-Pay Assisted Living Facilities May Now Apply for CARES Funding, But Essential “Behind the Scenes” Long-Term Care Pharmacies Are Still Left in Limbo - September 09, 2020 - Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition

Release of Auto Counter for COVID-19 - Smart Safety in Less Numbers

Release of Auto Counter for COVID-19 - Smart Safety in Less Numbers

Alternate E Source has the latest Smart Sensor solution that auto counts people to comply with social distancing and minimum persons requirements. The KMS-TI smart thermal sensor helps us meet the challenges of auto tracking passage ways, hallways, corridors and presence counting, alerting when too many persons are in a room or too close together. - September 05, 2020 - Alternate E Source

Bandy the Rodeo Clown Says Accept Your Flaws & Love Your Country

Bandy the Rodeo Clown Says Accept Your Flaws & Love Your Country

SCC Media's #OnTheBrink host Sana Mello has a chat with Texas Hall of Famer Moe Bandy about country music, staying healthy, and making it through tough times. - September 03, 2020 - SCC Media

Ask My Buddy, Personal Alert Network and Noonlight Team to Offer Amazon Alexa Users Access to First Responders

Ask My Buddy, Personal Alert Network and Noonlight Team to Offer Amazon Alexa Users Access to First Responders

Amazon Alexa users can now send a help request to local emergency first responders (police, fire, medical) via a single voice command. Buddy Assist, Powered By Noonlight, is a new feature included with a Premium subscription to the popular skill "Ask My Buddy." - September 01, 2020 - Ask My Buddy

Sonya Dunbar Appointed Crest & Oral B’s Key Opinion Leader

Sonya Dunbar Appointed Crest & Oral B’s Key Opinion Leader

Sonya Dunbar R.D.H., M.H.A., has been appointed Crest & Oral B's Diversity & Inclusion Leader. Sonya has over 28 years of clinical, private, and academic experience in dental hygiene. Sonya, also known as the Geriatric Toothfairy(TM), is a philanthropist and advocate for aging adults in... - August 29, 2020 - Sonya Dunbar

Victoria Kustov Earns NAR Designation in Senior Real Estate

Victoria Kustov Earns NAR Designation in Senior Real Estate

Victoria Kustov with Elite Realty Experts has earned the nationally recognized Seniors Real Estate Specialist® designation from the SRES® Council of the National Association of REALTORS®. - August 11, 2020 - Victoria Kustov, Realtor, Elite Realty Experts

DeFrank Named Financial Head at LTC NEWS

DeFrank Named Financial Head at LTC NEWS

Nick DeFrank will head up the accounting department at LTC NEWS, LLC, the publisher of www.ltcnews.com. The website provides news, resources, and tools for long-term care, aging, caregiving, health, and retirement planning. The site also offers many advertising and marketing opportunities for businesses wanting to reach adults 40+. - July 24, 2020 - LTC NEWS, LLC

Donna Marie Gordon Honored as a Woman of the Month for May 2020 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Donna Marie Gordon Honored as a Woman of the Month for May 2020 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Donna Marie Gordon of Converse, Texas has been honored as a Woman of the Month for May 2020 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of health and wellness. Each month P.O.W.E.R. features women to... - July 21, 2020 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Baby Boomers Are Saving Money with Help from Vegas Couple

A semi-retired Las Vegas couple is helping members of the Baby Boomer generation make better buying decisions while sharing their personal experiences in areas of finance, relationships, health, and communication. - July 19, 2020 - BoomerBuyerGuides.com

UMC Unveils the Road Forward

Plan outlines transition to “new normal” amid COVID-19 pandemic. - July 16, 2020 - United Methodist Communities

Partnership: Implementation of RCD Amidst Public Health Emergency Ill-Advised

Home health leaders concerned CMS decision to proceed with Review Choice Demonstration in Florida and North Carolina will result in unintended patient care consequences. - July 15, 2020 - Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare

Long-Term Care Pharmacy Leaders Request Urgent COVID-19 Relief from Congressional Leaders

Letter to Congress Requests Immediate Action to Provide Relief for LTC Pharmacies Serving Most Vulnerable Patients in Nursing Homes, Other LTC Facilities - July 13, 2020 - Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition

55 Fitness Adds New Location Through Franchise Expansion

55 Fitness Adds New Location Through Franchise Expansion

Fitness franchise opportunity opens first of several locations, all targeting ages 55 and older. - July 09, 2020 - 55 Fitness

The Compression Closet Expands Inventory, Furthering Its Commitment to Supporting Lymphedema Patients

The Compression Closet Expands Inventory, Furthering Its Commitment to Supporting Lymphedema Patients

Your therapist choice in compression garments for lymphedema increases inventory, offers multiple new compression garments. - July 08, 2020 - The Compression Closet

SLP Operations LLC Acquires Two Skilled Nursing Facilities in Texas

SLP Operations, LLC., a provider of skilled nursing and rehabilitative care centers, is pleased to welcome two skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers to its growing family. The two new centers are Wood Memorial Healthcare Center (formerly known as Wood Memorial Nursing Home, Mineola) and LBJ... - July 02, 2020 - SLP Operations, LLC

SCPC Urges CDC to Exempt Long-Term Care Patients from Opioid Guidelines

Given the unique medical needs of patients in long-term care facilities and the virtual impossibility of “doctor-shopping,” the CDC’s Opioid Guidelines must not apply to this unique population. - June 18, 2020 - Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition

Yes Hearing Named Finalist in What’s Next Innovation Challenge Sponsored by AARP Innovation Labs

Yes Hearing Named Finalist in What’s Next Innovation Challenge Sponsored by AARP Innovation Labs

Yes Hearing (www.yeshearing.com) has been chosen as one of six finalists in the What’s Next Innovation Challenge sponsored by AARP Innovation Labs to be held June 25 during the 17th annual What’s Next Longevity Venture Summit virtual event. - June 15, 2020 - Yes Hearing

Free Jewish / Israeli Short Film Festival - 124 Films and Growing - Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival

Free Jewish / Israeli Short Film Festival - 124 Films and Growing - Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival

With 124 exciting Jewish and Israeli Short Films, the Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival announces the release of its free Short Film Spotlight program. This program provides the general public the best short films. The Festival's mission is to provide the newest, most stimulating and thought provoking films. - June 13, 2020 - Adolph & Rose Levis JCC Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival

PulteGroup Gives Atlanta Homebuyers a Jump on Summer with 10-Day Sales Event

PulteGroup Gives Atlanta Homebuyers a Jump on Summer with 10-Day Sales Event

Limited Time Savings and Low Interest Rates at the Heart of Home Buyer-Focused Promotion Across Multiple Brands Including Pulte Homes, John Wieland Homes & Neighborhoods, Del Webb and Centex - June 13, 2020 - PulteGroup - Georgia

United Methodist Communities Announces Strategic Partnership with VirtuSense and Netsmart to Implement $909K “Game-Changer” Telehealth Grant

New Jersey-based senior living provider United Methodist Communities (UMC) announced strategic partnerships with tech providers VirtuSense and Netsmart to implement telehealth strategies to fight coronavirus. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently awarded UMC the $909,560 grant to... - June 12, 2020 - United Methodist Communities

Dallas Jesuit & Foursquare Pen Pals Program

While many aspects of daily life resembling normalcy are beginning to inch back, seniors and the senior care industry will continue to face many of the same challenges well into the future. Senior isolation is one of these primary challenges and Jesuit Dallas is helping tackle it in a local Dallas... - June 12, 2020 - Lifetime Wellness

Attorney Jay P. Renneisen Selected to America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators

Attorney Chosen for Top 100 After Highly Selective Evaluation Process - June 09, 2020 - Law Offices of Jay P. Renneisen

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