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2 hrs ago | Fort Morgan Times
After 35 years of working for the Northeast Colorado Association of Local Governments and the Area Agency on Aging, Sandy Baker, shown here just days before her July 31 retirement, no longer spends time dealing with budgets and government regulations in this office at NECALG in Fort Morgan. Baker started as the manager of cooks at the Brush Meet Eat site, working her way up to Area Agency on Aging and Single Entry Point director.
6 hrs ago | Black Enterprise
Are you being pulled in several directions when it comes to personal finances? You're not alone. About 47% of adults in their 40s and 50s are providing for both an aging parent and a child.
7 hrs ago | Vail Daily News
Are you ready for this? September is National Preparedness Month. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, National Preparedness Month seeks to educate Americans on preparing for natural disasters and other types of emergencies.
10 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
Our most recent State Worker column focused on CalPERS board candidate David Miller’s campaign to represent state workers. Here are some clips of Miller, recorded during a lunch break interview at The Bee’s Capitol Bureau on Sept.
12 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
The Maine Health Care Association is recognizing a TAMC employee for her role in providing excellent quality care to the Aroostook Health Center community for more than 20 years. Tee Pierce began working for TAMC in the food service department at AHC in Mars Hill in August of 1993, and now her exemplary work in her department has earned her an award in MHCA's 2014 Celebrating Excellence Awards Program in the caregiving category.
13 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Imagine that you become sick and need someone to help you. Maybe it's as simple as making a meal, or helping you from a chair.
13 hrs ago | Burlington Times News
I always enjoy hearing from readers of this column and appreciate the kind words. Recently, letters have reflected a common theme: families faced with making one of the most consequential decisions of their lives - whether or not to place a loved one in a nursing facility.
17 hrs ago | The Washington Post
As the youngest of the baby boomers celebrate their 50th birthdays this year, many will put renewed attention on what will likely be the biggest expense in retirement: their health. Still the responsibility of caring for retirees - as well as the cost - often falls on family members.
Alison Eastwood 's first exposure to an ape was on the set of dad Clint 's 1978 movie "Every Which Way But Loose," one of whose lead characters was an orangutan named Clyde. "I did play with Clyde quite a bit," Eastwood reminisced to Confidenti@l.
The high cost of housing is making it difficult for older Americans to pay for vital needs, including healthcare and food, and forcing them to live in financial insecurity into their old age, finds a recent report by Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies. Entitled "Housing America's Older Adults-Meeting the Needs of An Aging Population," the study notes that the population of older adults in the U.S. is rapidly growing, with those aged 50 and over expected to reach 132 million by 2030.
Shares have fallen by about 20% over the past few months, mainly because of a less-than-impressive quarterly report. However, there are a few points from Genworth's latest conference call that prospective investors should know about.
Team CORE: From left, retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Ben Palacios, retired Army Sgt.
State officials say Ohio has met a key benchmark in providing long-term-care services for older and disabled residents. The Columbus Dispatch reports that the state exceeded a goal of spending at least 50 percent of its Medicaid long-term-care budget on home- and community-based services.
It's no secret: None of us are getting any younger, and more people who are growing old are living longer than ever before. But what most of us tend to shove to the back of our minds is the cost of getting old - a price tag that only gets bigger with each passing year beyond retirement age.
By Jeff Corcino Staff Writer Deborah Hilliard, 57, of DuBois, who is accused of stealing from her late mother, had all charges bound over for court following a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge James Hawkins yesterday in DuBois. Hilliard is accused of stealing her mother, Bertha Smeltzer's retirement money and using Smeltzer's Discover credit card for her own personal purposes instead of using them to pay for her mother's care at the DuBois Nursing Home and pay her prescription drug costs.
Leominster Housing Authority Executive Director Gene Capoccia and Montachusett Home Care Corporation Executive Director Gregory Giuliano signed an agreement to provide elder care to all residents of the Lapierre East building on Spruce Street Friday morning. Resident Irene Belrose, 92, listens to the answer to one of her questions after the signing of the agreement.
When continuing care beds do not exist, alternate-level-of-care patients are slapped with the unfortunate moniker "bed blockers" for occupying the far more costly acute-care beds in hospitals. Our Alberta hospitals are overflowing with alternate-level-of-care patients.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:49 pm
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