Seniors: Get Your Checkbooks Ready
... that health care reform preserve the ability for seniors
to get these tests."
Not only will seniors
be burdened with paying for these tests, the ... are critical to the quality of health care our seniors
receive, yet the co-pay will force them to pay ...
Desert Oasis Healthcare Featured in USA Today
... containing over 10,000 signed petitions from seniors
in the Coachella Valley urging Congress to keep ... then the rest of the nation. "We serve 22,000 seniors
and it is critically important we protect them ... out-of-pocket costs for seniors, ensures more seniors
have access to affordable, coordinated, ...
Elder Abuse, Neglect Make Early Death Far More Likely
... TUESDAY, Aug. 4 (HealthDay News) -- When seniors
stop taking proper care of themselves, their risk ... who are affected, Dong said. "Even more capable seniors
face a higher risk of premature death from ... was more than twice as great as it was for seniors
who were not abused.
Dong said the researchers ...
Arcadia HealthCare's DailyMed(TM) Signs Deal with Comfort Keepers(R), A Leading Provider of In-Home Care
... provider of non-medical, in-home care market for seniors
and other adults needing care and spans more than ... expansion of DailyMed to date, and will help seniors
served by Comfort Keepers across the nation ... United States. There are currently 36 million seniors
in the U.S., with this number projected to exceed ...
Leading U.S. Expert Offers Ten Warning Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Problems in Elderly
... in the western United States - is offering seniors
and their loved ones 10 warning signs that may ... with mental health issues.
"Though many seniors
have developed positive coping skills and ... total, the Home annually serves more than 1,700 seniors
through its extraordinary continuum of services. ...
American Association for Homecare Supports Crackdown on Medicare Scammers in Houston, Boston, New York, Louisiana
... Medicare fraud takes vital resources away from seniors
and patients. Reducing fraud and abuse in ... fraud and abuse will benefit patients and seniors
by lowering costs and increasing quality of care. ...
On May 6, 2009, Sen. Martinez introduced seniors
and Taxpayers Obligation Protection (STOP) Act, ....
Michael Munter Named to Wisconsin Assisted Living Association Board
... in the country, he has a passion for providing seniors
with the highest level of customer service and ... brings with him a wealth of experience in serving seniors
and I'm very excited that he's accepted the offer ... environments. The company meets the needs of seniors
with independent living, assisted living and ...
RetireSafe Blasts AARP for Supporting Plan to Pay for Health Care on the Backs of Seniors
Group Calls AARP's Support of Obama's ... Phillips, "I'm outraged that AARP has sold out seniors
in favor of a plan that will bring in socialized medicine. I don't think America's seniors
realize what adopting this health care reform ...
Medicare Drug Plan Still Needs Work
... experience, the Medicare drug benefit has helped seniors
by expanding access to prescription drug coverage ... people worse off."
He noted that low-income seniors
who are "dually eligible" for both Medicare and ... Part D. In California, that shift resulted in seniors
losing a relatively rich array of benefits. In ...
Genstar Capital Portfolio Company Univita Health Completes Debt Financing
... with industry veterans Hugh and Ben Lytle to help seniors
live, age and receive care independently in the ... aging services and advanced caregiving for seniors
and their caregivers. It will target businesses that help seniors
maintain their independence and ultimately live ...
Medicare Agency Announces Decreased Payments to Medicare Advantage Insurers in 2010, Says MedicareSupplementPlans.com
... -- In a move that will likely increase costs to seniors
for their Medicare Advantage health insurance ... percent next year.
This raises concerns for seniors
regarding how the lower rate will affect their ... , recognizes the need for seniors
to find the best health care coverage available: ...
Savannah City Leaders Launch Medicare Diabetes Screening Project
... Aging, gathered today to urge all Savannah area seniors
to learn more about their personal risk for ... 20 organizations representing the interests of seniors
and health care providers.
"When ... What's more, almost half (46%) of those seniors
with diabetes don't know they have it - they have ...
Congressmen Mike Ross and Kendrick Meek Introduce Bill to Protect Medicare Patients Who Require Medical Oxygen Therapy at Home
... Reduced Access to Care for More than One Million seniors
ARLINGTON, Va., July 16 ... bill provides an opportunity to help protect seniors
who receive medical oxygen at home, bring ... to care for many of the more than one million seniors
in Medicare with COPD and other lung diseases who ...
Aurora Health Care Sponsors Education Event to Improve Care for the Elderly
... Medical Record to Improve Care of Hospitalized seniors
Practical Steps to Improve "Transitions in ... on Improving Patient Satisfaction of Hospitalized seniors
Why Would seniors
Come to You?
There will also ...
Dakim BrainFitness Now Used in 286 Senior Living Communities, Adding 136 Sites in 12 Months for Dementia-Fighting System
... as Dakim design features tailored to the needs of seniors
and senior care providers. Entertaining ... to home users in response to strong demand from seniors
and their families.
All Dakim ... challenge for ability levels ranging from active seniors
to early-stage Alzheimer's patients. The touch ...
The National Council on Aging and CVS/pharmacy Educate Tampa Seniors on Medication Management and How to Save Money on Prescription Drugs
... program to Tampa. The program encourages seniors
to pack a bag with their medications, including ... provide an important educational service to the seniors
in our community."
In over 5,000 Pack Your ... pharmacists have found:
7% of seniors
were taking expired medications
14% were ...
Arizona's AM 1230 KOY to be Broadcast from SCAN Health Plan Studios
... share its health-related messages with area seniors
through weekly interviews and weekend shows.
... ongoing commitment to improving the lives of seniors
by providing valuable insight that helps them ... host Danny Davis share our passion for helping seniors
live healthier, more satisfying lives," said Tom ...
NEJM study addresses impact of Medicare Part D on medical spending
... July 1 After enrolling in Medicare Part D, seniors
who previously had limited or no drug coverage ... Journal of Medicine , the study also found that seniors
who had relatively good drug benefits prior to ... by $30 per month.
"The offset in spending by seniors
with limited or no prior drug benefits could be ...
Two New Dakim-Sponsored Blogs Help Families Affected by Dementia
... blogs also complement Dakim's mission of helping seniors
preserve brain health through a brain fitness ... few days.
The system is designed to help seniors
build their defenses against dementia and memory ... disease - the most common form of dementia among seniors
- currently affects some 5.2 million people in ...
The National Council on Aging and CVS/pharmacy Educate Pennsylvania Seniors on Medication Management and How to Save Money on Prescription Drugs
... program to Pennsylvania. The program encourages seniors
to pack a bag with their medications, including ... Center in the Park in Philadelphia and will offer seniors
one-on-one medication consultations with CVS ... provide an important educational service to the seniors
in our community."
In over 5,000 Pack Your ...
Retirement Cruise Ship Nearing Launch
... taking reservations for a program that will allow seniors
to own a condo on a private residential cruise ... be home ported in various coastal Florida cities. seniors
would enter the program just as they would a ... we think most retiring baby boomers and seniors
will rather move onto a beautiful ship whose view ...
Social Security Institute Launches the National Obamacare Opt Out (NOOO!) Registry
... to promote the retirement security of today's seniors
and the seniors
of tomorrow. SSI's top policy priorities are to ... Security and Medicare benefits, and protect seniors
from health care rationing and other limitations ...
RetireSafe Salutes Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America for Its Commitment to Cut Drug Prices and Help Seniors in the Medicare 'Doughnut-Hole'
... -- Today the 400,000-strong seniors
group RetireSafe saluted the Pharmaceutical ... to cut prescription drug prices by 50 percent for seniors
who fall into the Medicare Part D Prescription ... "This $80 billion pledge should directly benefit seniors
on Medicare, at a critical time in their lives," ...
First Lady Michelle Obama and California First Lady Maria Shriver Kick Off 2009 National Conference on Volunteering & Service with Playground Service Project
... school and the surrounding community, parents, seniors
and representatives from the local Alzheimer's ... volunteer-build playground, with kids, parents, seniors
and Alzheimer's experts engaged in every step of ... a farmer's market stand, allowing kids and seniors
from the community to create a micro enterprise, ...
PhRMA Statement on Medicare Part D Coverage Gap
... to do is support legislation that will help seniors
affected by the coverage gap in the Medicare ... the coverage gap has posed a challenge to some seniors
and our companies have been exploring ways to ... help to provide additional savings to even more seniors
across the nation.
"Even though Medicare ...
Highmark Program Receives Top Community Leadership Award
... PALS encourages seniors
to help other seniors, remain active
... efforts in connecting senior citizens with other seniors
in their community to enhance their physical and ... nonmedical, in-home services and activities to seniors
- members and nonmembers - living within the ...
National Council on Aging and Medicare Diabetes Screening Project Launch New Program to Educate Seniors about Medicare's Benefits for Diabetes Screening
... Daschle and Others Call the Need Urgent; Among seniors
with Diabetes, Half Are Unaware; Medicare's Free ...
"Diabetes is a major health threat for seniors
and a driver in escalating Medicare costs," said ... offers for diabetes screening, and coach our seniors
to ask their health care providers about being ...
Long-term care costs exceed yearly income for many Calif. seniors living alone
... the annual cost of in-home care services for seniors
living alone is now $319 more than this group's ... reach for the state's most vulnerable citizens: seniors
living alone who are disabled. Yet even as costs ... in-home supportive services for up to 400,000 seniors
as a means of closing the state's budget gap. ...
Statement of James P. Firman President and CEO, National Council on Aging on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15, 2009
It's estimated that as many as 5 million seniors
suffer from elder abuse and neglect each year, ... $2.6 billion a year. It is time to give America's seniors
the security, dignity and justice they deserve.
... programs that help millions of the nation's seniors
live independently, find jobs and benefits, ...
Safety and Quality Contribute to Popularity of Assisted Living
... assisted living remains enormously popular among seniors
and their families according to key benchmarks in ... led the way on a philosophy of care which allows seniors
to age with dignity, grace and independence."
... and Services for the Aging (AAHSA), the American seniors
Housing Association (ASHA), the National ...
VaxAmerica Enters Partnership with Emeritus Senior Living
... Alliance makes influenza vaccines available to seniors
(Vocus) ... Living. The alliance will encourage the 26,500 seniors
living in Emeritus' communities and 19,000 ... its doors to provide convenient access for local seniors
who live near its 309 communities to also receive ...
Hey Governator! Don't Terminate Senior Funding!
... More than 2,000 seniors
at 22 L.A. County Locations Expected at Massive ... 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 2,000 seniors
at 22 locations from Palmdale to South Bay and ... Los County, alone, this would impact thousands of seniors
and caregivers. There are an estimated ...
One in Seven Seniors Faces Social Security Check Cuts in 2010
... -- Close to seven million seniors
-- one in every seven -- will receive a smaller ... Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Millions of other seniors
who do not have their Medicare premiums ... Security dollars leftover next year.
will be affected because their Social Security ...
RetireSafe Blasts Plan to Pay for Health Care Reform With Huge Medicare Cuts
... primary mission of cutting Medicare services that seniors
need and depend on. If America needs health care ...
Phillips also blasted AARP for abandoning seniors
by supporting this plan that can only be ... catastrophic plan?"
According to Phillips, seniors
will be the ones to pay. He said, "What services ...
SCAN Health Plan Arizona Encourages Sun Smarts and Plenty of Water for Seniors This Summer
... seniors. SCAN Health Plan Arizona encourages area seniors
to take extra precautions this season with these ... in the sensation of thirst, which allows seniors
to become dehydrated more easily. Dehydration can ... attention.
"Every year seniors
become ill, are hospitalized or worse due to the ...
Senior Citizens Bureau Creates New Resourceful Divisions
... Programs Give seniors
HOUSTON, June 5 ... and CPAs covering the areas that matter most to seniors
in creating the ideal retirement.
"These ... care and support the SCB has been providing seniors
The SCB is always ready to ...
AHIP Foundation Announces 2009 Community Leadership Awards
... in school.
L.A. Care Health Plan for their seniors
and Persons with Disabilities Initiative , a ... with health education and community outreach for seniors
and persons with disabilities.
... Able to Lend Support , which connects seniors
EyeCare America Reminds Seniors: "Don't Lose Sight of Your Independence"
... Offers No Cost Medical Eye Care to Qualified seniors
San Francisco, CA ... your car. These are a few of the things many seniors
have trouble doing due to various eye diseases. ... about the value of eyesight and encourage seniors
65 and older to call EyeCare ...
Seniors Seek to Reduce Healthcare Costs as Premiums Increase Says MedicareSupplementPlans.com
... Many seniors
are analyzing and reducing their healthcare and ... says MedicareSupplementPlans.com.
Even for seniors
not affected by the Health Net rate increase, in ... the plan, rates can go up at regular intervals as seniors
In light of those rate increases, ...
Senseless Budget Cuts Will Gut California's Cost Efficient Home Care Program and Force Seniors and People with Disabilities Out of Their Homes and into Institutions
... members of SEIU. "For thousands of California's seniors
and people with disabilities, caregivers like ... proposes slashing home care -- forcing seniors
into nursing homes and caregivers into poverty -- ... tax breaks it doesn't need and at the same time seniors
and people with disabilities could lose their ...