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31 min ago | The Capital-Journal
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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4 hrs ago | Eastside Business
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.
8 hrs ago | CFRB
The health minister says doctors have to prescribe medications appropriately and only when necessary.
8 hrs ago | Bloomberg
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.
11 hrs ago | City Of 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.
15 hrs ago | Nurse.com
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.
19 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen
A groundbreaking, a building dedication, and the closing of three buildings will mark progress later this week at the East Mississippi State Hospital .
19 hrs ago | McKnightsonline.com
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.
19 hrs ago | The Toronto Star
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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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.
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.
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.
Senior citizens are living longer, and many baby boomers are now grappling with the decision of how to care for their aging parents.
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.
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)
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.