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31 min ago | The Capital-Journal

Small, 'home-like' care facilities spread in Shawnee County

Small homes for people who need long-term care are spreading around Shawnee County, with at least three new ones in the past year.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Health, Shawnee County, KS, Healthcare Law, Law, Berryton, KS

4 hrs ago | Eastside Business

Redmond's Emerald Heights Sees Increase in Occupancy, Adds Amenities

Strong occupancy rates and a recovering housing market has spurred several expansions at Emerald Heights, a Type A life care community with amenity-rich offerings and on site health care services for senior living.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Nursing

8 hrs ago | CFRB

Matthews finds long-term care drug stats 'troubling'

The health minister says doctors have to prescribe medications appropriately and only when necessary.

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Related Topix: Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

8 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Why Rich People Feel Poor

The rich aren't poor, of course, whatever their tax burden. An adjusted gross income of $389,000 puts you in the top 1 percent of earners in 2011, according to the latest IRS data.

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Related Topix: Medicare

11 hrs ago | City Of Guelph

Have your say: proposed updates to long-term care in Guelph

The City is encouraging people to provide input as the Province considers plans to have The Elliott Long-Term Care Residence fulfill Guelph's requirements under the Ontario Long-term Care Homes Act.

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Related Topix: Health, Canada,

15 hrs ago | Nurse.com

Degrees matter

Nurse researcher Linda H. Aiken, RN, PhD, FAAN, FRCN, has published a study that presents the latest in growing body of evidence to suggest a more highly educated nursing workforce saves lives.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania

19 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

EMSH to break ground on $14M project

A groundbreaking, a building dedication, and the closing of three buildings will mark progress later this week at the East Mississippi State Hospital .

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Related Topix: Health

19 hrs ago | McKnightsonline.com

Long-term care providers achieved 15% antipsychotic reduction goal, CMS announces

Long-term care facilities have reduced antipsychotic medication use by more than 15% through a large-scale initiative, according to a new report from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicaid

19 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Use of antipsychotics soaring at Ontario nursing homes

Ontario nursing homes are drugging helpless seniors at an alarming rate with powerful antipsychotic drugs, despite warnings that the medications can kill elderly patients suffering from dementia.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Medicine, Zyprexa, Zydis, Olanzapine (generic), Canada,

Yesterday | The Capital-Journal

Almost one-third of Shawnee County nursing homes get top ranking

From left, Brewster Place Health Center universal workers Louis Greer and Cassandra Jackson were busy Monday afternoon playing bingo with some of the residents in the Eagle Ridge neighborhood at the facility.

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Related Topix: Shawnee County, KS, Topeka, KS, Countryside, KS, Health, Healthcare Law, Law

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Median cost of nursing home care in Wisconsin $97,455

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Business Journal

Nursing home care in Sacramento costs well above median

The annual cost of a private room in a Sacramento-area nursing home now tops $116,000, well above the state median of $104,000 and national median of $87,600.

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Related Topix: Health

WESH-TV

Veterans, lawmakers fighting to keep Orlando VA clinic open

THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION. VETERANS AND LOCAL LAWMAKERS ARE JOINING FORCES TO KEEP THE VETERANS MEDICAL CLINIC IN ORLANDO FROM CLOSING ICE ITS DOORS.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Health

San Diego NewsCape

America's Assisted Living Nurses

If you or someone you care about is among the more than 40 million Americans over age 65 - or the estimated 8,000 more who reach that age every day a few facts about aging and caring for the aged may be good to know.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Health

WLBT-TV Jackson

Long Term Care For Senior Citizens

Senior citizens are living longer, and many baby boomers are now grappling with the decision of how to care for their aging parents.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Health

Sys-Con Media

Genworth 2014 Annual Cost of Care Survey: At Home Care Costs Increase in Pennsylvania

On a national level, the survey shows a dramatic increase in facility based care, such as an assisted living facility or nursing home, while the cost to receive care at home through homemaker services or a home health aide is rising at a moderate growth rate.

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The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: CT's 1st Showroom For Independent Living Technology Opens April 18

A Personal Emergency Response System is just one of the many amazing products on display at the grand opening of Assisted Living Technologies' new showroom in Meriden.

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Related Topix: Meriden, CT, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Health, Madison, CT

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Poughkeepsie Journal

Senior News: Learn all about county's senior services

If you have ever wondered what services the Dutchess County Office for the Aging provides, you're invited to a presentation on our programs at the Starr Library, 68 W. Market St., Rhinebeck at 6:30 p.m. April 17. The program will touch on topics such as nutrition and home-delivered meals, long-term care services, insurance counseling, caregiver ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dutchess County, NY, Rhinebeck, NY, Health, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Bryan County News

Prepare for healthcare costs in retirement

As you save and invest for retirement, what are your ultimate goals? Do you plan on traveling the world? Purchasing a vacation home? Pursuing your hobbies? People often think and plan for these costs.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Medicare, Health

Wall Street Journal

Long-Term-Care Insurance: The Six Biggest Mistakes

The decision has never been more difficult. According to researchers at Georgetown University and Pennsylvania State University, about 70% of individuals 65 and older will need long-term care-whether at home or in an assisted-living facility or nursing home.

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Related Topix: Health, Penn State University Park, Georgetown University, Pennsylvania State University, Medicaid, Medicare

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