Team Birches Joins Walk to End Alzheimer’s for 15th Year

On September 18, The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill. participated in the Alzheimer's Association's Walk to End Alzheimer's for the 15th consecutive year. - September 27, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

Birches Assisted Living Offers Programs to Support Caregivers

This fall, The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill. is hosting a three-part dementia education series for caregivers and a caregiver support group. - September 26, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

Versatile, Transversal, Without Borders: MLS® Laser Therapy by ASAlaser in Veterinary Practice

Increasingly present in international Vet specialists’ clinics, the ASAlaser therapy collects new successes. 4 new cases confirm its full effectiveness. - September 22, 2016 - ASA srl

1-800-HOMECARE™ Releases New Home Care Provider Search Tool for Patients

This month, 1-800-HOMECARE™, a subsidiary of Primary Wave Media LLC, announced the release of a new Home Care Provider Search Tool to make finding and researching home care providers easier for patients. The new tool is entirely focused on providing patients with a reliable resource to find... - September 14, 2016 - 1-800-HOMECARE™

Optimize Your Hospital's IT Budget with VIE Healthcare’s H-IT INSIGHT Expense Reduction Services

As healthcare technology continues to evolve, optimizing your IT budget is more crucial than ever. VIE Healthcare’s mission is to achieve non-labor cost savings for hospitals, which can then be reallocated to fund new technology. - September 14, 2016 - VIE Healthcare

New Online Resources on Lincoln Hospice Care Services Now Available

Harbor Light Hospice has released an informative collection of online resources for Lincoln hospice care and hopes to improve essential knowledge amongst caregivers and patients. - September 12, 2016 - Harbor Light Hospice

New Online Resources on Cleveland Hospice Care Services Now Available

Harbor Light Hospice in Cleveland, OH now provides updated online resources for Cleveland hospice care services. Their hope is to expand understanding of hospice care amongst the community. - September 12, 2016 - Harbor Light Hospice

The Singing Cowboy Visits The Birches for “Wild West Week”

Musician Rick Pickren performed "Songs of the Singing Cowboys" for The Birches Assisted Living's "Wild West Week." - September 03, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

Atlantic Shores Residents Embrace Technology in Community-Wide Initiative

They’re making new friends, posting photos of their latest adventures, comparing video gaming scores, and booking reservations for their next social outing. These are not techie teens, but residents at Atlantic Shores, the Neighborhood for 55 and Better in Virginia Beach, Virginia. As... - August 31, 2016 - Atlantic Shores Retirement Community

National Hospice Provider Has Updated Its Resources on Local Hospice Care in Portland, OH

In order to provide better information on hospice and palliative care, national hospice providers Harbor Light Hospice has updated its informational website with resources on local hospice care in Portland, OR. - August 25, 2016 - Harbor Light Hospice

Ashley Manor Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Ashley Manor Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Family owned and operated health care company celebrates it's 20th anniversary and grand opening of it's 58th and 59th facilities this month. The company specializes in small assisted living facilities in residential areas that specialize in memory care; located in Idaho, Colorado, and Oregon. - August 24, 2016 - Ashley Manor

Pokémon Go Benefits Birches Resident with Memory Loss

Claire Sacchetti, a resident of The Birches Assisted Living's memory care neighborhood, recently started playing Pokémon Go. - August 19, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

Birches Baseball Fans Spend the Day at Wrigley Field

On August 3, residents of The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill. took a trip to Wrigley Field to watch the Chicago Cubs face off against the Miami Marlins. - August 11, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

Bethlehem Woods Chimers Create Beautiful Music at The Birches

Residents of the Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill. were treated to a special musical performance by the Bethlehem Woods Chimers on July 27. - August 05, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

The Birches Beats the Summer Heat with a Tropical Luau

Residents and associates of The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill. were transported to the Hawaiian Islands on July 24 for the Birches’ 15th annual summer luau. The luau has become a summer staple at The Birches because it gives everyone in The Birches community an opportunity... - July 29, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

Van Dyk Montclair Hires Christina Vassallo as Part of Ongoing Expansion of Services and Programs

Van Dyk Montclair Hires Christina Vassallo as Part of Ongoing Expansion of Services and Programs

Nurse practitioner joins award-winning staff in Montclair as company prepares for inaugural Van Dyk Memory Care Center in Hawthorne - July 27, 2016 - Van Dyk Health Care

Birches Residents Reflect on Wedding Day Memories

Residents of The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill. recently shared wedding photos and memories with one another. - July 22, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

Birches Resident Uses Her Unique Gifts as a Hospice Volunteer

Birches Assisted Living resident Dorothy Reip reflects on her 15 years as a hospice volunteer. - July 08, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

The Birches Drums Up Fun in Summer Drum Circle

Residents of The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill. got into the rhythm of summer on June 23 during a drum circle that ushered in the new season. Professional drummer, Tim Wilsey led the circle and provided each resident with homemade percussion instruments, including drums made from... - July 02, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

The Birches Kick Off Summer with 2nd Annual Daisy-Q

On June 15, The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill. kicked off summer with its second annual Daisy-Q - a backyard barbecue celebrating the history of Clarendon Hills. Birches residents, associates and Clarendon Hills community members attended the event in The Birches’ outdoor... - June 19, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

Sanitis Announces New Partnership with HealthNet to Install Zylast Hand Hygiene Solution

Sanitis, an Austin-based supplier of innovative eco-friendly, next-generation infection control, disinfecting, and “green cleaning” products announced Friday that it has entered into a new partnership with HealthNet, Inc., Indiana’s largest Federally Qualified Health... - June 19, 2016 - Sanitis

Youngstown, OH Hospice Updates Website with New Resource for Residents

In order to provide better information on hospice and palliative care, Harbor Light Hospice has updated its informational website with resources for residents of Youngstown, OH. - June 13, 2016 - Harbor Light Hospice

The Birches Redefines the "Senior" Prom

The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill. hosted a “Senior” Prom that had a dance floor, DJ, photo area, corsages and everything else you’d expect at a high school dance, with just one notable difference—the guests had a bit more life experience under their belt. - June 09, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

Launch of New Job Board Dedicated to Long Term Care Promises Staffing Challenge Relief

Launch of New Job Board Dedicated to Long Term Care Promises Staffing Challenge Relief

LTCjob.com will provide very cost effective job postings to long term care organizations including home health, skilled nursing, assisted living and hospice. - June 06, 2016 - LTCjob.com

Decatur, IL Hospice Revamps Information on Local Services

In order to provide better information on hospice and palliative care, Harbor Light Hospice has updated its informational website with resources for residents of Glen Ellyn, IL. - June 05, 2016 - Harbor Light Hospice

Junior ROTC Cadets Salute Atlantic Shores Veterans with Intergenerational Program to Record Personal Stories of Military History

Interviews to be Stored at Library of Congress as Permanent Testimonies - June 05, 2016 - Atlantic Shores Retirement Community

Movement Mattered at The Birches This May

The Birches Assisted Living took part in a month-long campaign called “Movement Matters,” which was created by the healthy aging organization Masterpiece Living to encourage everyone to move more often and with a greater sense of purpose. - May 29, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

Decatur, IL Hospice Updates Website with New Resources for Residents

In order to provide better information on hospice and palliative care, Harbor Light Hospice has updated its informational website with resources for residents of Decatur, IL. - May 25, 2016 - Harbor Light Hospice

Birches Resident and World War II Veteran Takes Honor Flight

Bill Buckley, a resident of The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill. and World War II veteran, took his first trip to Washington D.C. with the Honor Flight Network —a nonprofit organization that transports veterans to Washington D.C. to visit the memorials honoring their service. - May 25, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

Woodmere Rehabilitation (WR&HCC) Will Participate in Red Nose Day

Woodmere Rehabilitation (WR&HCC) Will Participate in Red Nose Day

Residents and staff of WR&HCC will team up to fight child poverty by fundraising and participating in Red Nose Day. Red Nose Day will take place on Thursday, May 26th. This will be the second year that WR&HCC participates in this worthy cause. Last year, the fundraising total was 398... - May 20, 2016 - Woodmere Rehabilitation & Heath Care Center

Korea and Thailand: The ASAlaser Strategy to Open New Markets

Whether it is MLS® Laser Therapy or Hilterapia® or Qs Magnetotherapy, the company from Vicenza promotes training as the essential factor to obtain tangible and functional results for the growth of the activities of those choosing its therapy solutions. - May 18, 2016 - ASA srl

Residents’ Grandson Performs in Brass Band at The Birches

The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill. is keeping its entertainment lineup all in the family, so to speak. That’s because on May 11, The Birches welcomed a group of musical entertainers with an unusual connection to The Birches— one of the members is the grandson of a... - May 15, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

West Hartford Health & Rehabilitation Center's Administrator, Theresa Sanderson Received the ACHCA Chair Award for 2016

The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) is proud to announce Theresa Sanderson, CNHA, FAHCA of West Hartford Health and Rehabilitation Center of West Hartford, Connecticut as one of the 2016 recipients of the ACHCA Chair’s Award. The award was presented during the awards... - May 14, 2016 - West Hartford Health & Rehabilitation Center

The Birches Assisted Living Welcomes Three Therapy Chickens

The Birches Assisted Living's therapy chickens received a formal welcome party hosted by The Birches’ memory care neighborhood on April 28. - May 01, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

Group Long Term Care Insurance Benefits Reported by LTCI Consultants

There are significant advantages of making group long term care insurance available in the workplace reports LTC Insurance Consultants. - April 28, 2016 - LTC Insurance Consultants

The Birches Assisted Living Gives Caregivers a Lesson in Home Safety

On April 20, Occupational Therapist and Dementia Specialist Caroline Copeland shared home safety secrets in a presentation at The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill. - April 27, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

Cleopatra Comes to the Birches Assisted Living

On April 15, the Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill. received a visit from one of the most powerful and widely known women in history—Cleopatra. - April 22, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

Cleveland Ohio Hospice Care Provider Updates Website for Local Consumers

In an effort to better serve local consumers, Harbor Light Hospice has updated its website at www.harborlighthospice.com to provide more comprehensive information for local consumers in seeking hospice in Ohio. - April 20, 2016 - Harbor Light Hospice

The Birches Assisted Living Celebrates International Week

Residents and associates of The Birches Assisted Living took a trip around the world this week without ever leaving their community in Clarendon Hills, Ill. thanks to The Birches’ third annual International Week celebration. International Week, which ran from April 3- 9, was The Birches way... - April 10, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

Ex-Journalist Launches Website to Connect Families to Senior Advocates for Help Finding Assisted Living

Ex-Journalist Launches Website to Connect Families to Senior Advocates for Help Finding Assisted Living

Tony’s Rolodex refers families to trusted Senior Placement Advocates for help finding Assisted Living and Memory Care. It is launching first in Arizona and Florida. Advocates provide an alternative to the services of such Senior Housing Referral websites as A Place for Mom and Caring.com. - April 07, 2016 - Tony's Rolodex LLC

Birches Assisted Living Residents Get Creative in Tile Art Workshop

On March 18, residents of The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill. got in touch with their creative side during a tile art workshop led by art instructor Lorna Nelson. The simple art project only required colored tissue paper, glue and a tile. Depending on how creative residents felt... - March 24, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

Birches’ Pond Goes Green for St. Patrick’s Day in Honor of Resident Mike Butler

The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill. became part of a Chicago St. Patrick’s Day tradition that’s over a half century old this year, when members of the Butler and Rowan families, who have dyed the Chicago River Green since 1962, dyed The Birches’ pond green. Mike... - March 20, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

Harbor Light Hospice Launches Local Online Resources on Lung Disease and Lung Cancer

Harbor Light Hospice has released new online informational resources for patients afflicted with lung disease and lung cancer. - March 20, 2016 - Harbor Light Hospice

The Birches Assisted Living Hosts Free Dementia Education Event with Dan Kuhn

On March 23, The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill. is hosting a free dementia education event, which will include breakfast, a presentation by dementia expert Dan Kuhn and a tour of The Birches community. The event titled “The New and Old Culture of Dementia Care” will... - March 18, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

Patient Safety Awareness Week at Center Stage for ICBioethics

"Improving patient safety must be more than monitoring to be sure medical errors are avoided. It must become part of an overall healthcare ethic within the organization." -- Dr. Kathy Detar Gennuso - March 12, 2016 - Institute of Consultative Bioethics

Spring Dementia Educational Series Begins at The Birches Assisted Living

To provide information and support to those caring for a loved one with dementia, The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill. is hosting a dementia educational series, which will take place one Wednesday per month from March until May. Each presentation in the series will run from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at The Birches Assisted Living, 215 55th St. Clarendon Hills. - March 11, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

Director of Nursing Brings Passion for Problem Solving to The Birches

Tina Stasukewicz, the director of nursing at The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill., has a passion for solving problems and helping patients. - March 09, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

Birches Celebrates Spirituality in Final Week of “Living It!”

As part of the month-long successful aging initiative “Living It!,” residents and staff of The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill. got in touch with their spiritual side during the last week of February. The “Living It!” campaign encourages participants to try... - February 28, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

ICBioethics Earns Pittsburgh Business Ethics Award

ICBioethics Earns Pittsburgh Business Ethics Award

The Institute of Consultative Bioethics (ICBioethics) has been named the winner of a Pittsburgh Business Ethics Award in the Small Business category. The 15th Annual Pittsburgh Business Ethics Awards (PBEA) were presented by the Pittsburgh Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals... - February 27, 2016 - Institute of Consultative Bioethics

Birches Celebrates American Heart Month with Heart Smart Eating Presentation

On February 18, The Birches Assisted Living in Clarendon Hills, Ill. celebrated American Heart Month with a presentation on heart healthy eating from dietitian Linda Graham. Heart disease is one of the leading cause of death in the United States, and, according to Graham, February is the perfect... - February 24, 2016 - The Birches Assisted Living

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