Elderly Newswire (Page 6)

Elderly Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Elderly (Senior Citizen). (Page 6)

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  1. National Association of Professional Women Inducts Sonjia Yates,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... Working in the healthcare industry has given Sonjia Yates the ability to expand her expertise of caring for her elderly patients. Since 2005, she has owned Comfort Keepers , an in-home healthcare service for senior citizens. Comfort Keepers is a ...


  2. $40,000 scam victim may work into retirement and sell houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    An elderly man may sell his house and spend his retirement working after $40,000 in life savings were bled dry in a sophisticated romance scam. Bogus lawyers, fictitious insurance representatives and fraudulent documents were used to dupe the North Canterbury man after he thought he had found love with a 30-year-old American woman on Facebook.


  3. College students aren't coddled, says Bioethics prof.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Pennsylvanian

    ... he's being forced to make concerning his mother, who is in a nursing home. "Almost everybody in that room has an elderly grandparent or has a parent or grandparent who's died, or a friend who's died," he said. "You could say the whole conversation ...


  4. Langley-Aldergrove federal candidates speak outRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Aldergrove Star

    More than 130 people filled the Aldergrove Legion Hall on Monday, to hear the Langley-Aldergrove federal election candidates speak. Three party candidates from the NDP, Greens and Liberals were questioned primarily on senior citizen issues, although the Libertarian and Conservative candidates were conspicuously absent from the event.


  5. Which inspirational Staten Islander should we highlight?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SILive.com

    ... (3 races), the St. Patrick's 5K, the Freshkills Scholarship Run and the Forest Avenue Mile. She has helped her elderly Staten Island neighbors by setting them up with Meals on Wheels and often provides medical supplies (e.g. walkers) to those ...


  6. Full-time jobs for all 1,500 graduate nurses this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    ... Extra funding is also assured to provide more home care packages, in order to reduce the number of mostly elderly people in hospital who no longer need acute care, but are occupying scarce beds. The average number of patients waiting more than nine ...


  7. Fair Deal nursing home scheme guaranteed a healthy Budget - but what of other services?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    ... to the trolley crisis in the run-in to an election. Therefore among the winners in next week's Budget will be elderly people needing a nursing home or home care package. Keeping the waiting time for a nursing home bed at four weeks means fewer ...


  8. In Campaign Launch, Hassan Claims Bipartisan Successes, Criticizes AyotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    The fight between Gov. Maggie Hassan and Sen. Kelly Ayotte for the Senate will be a decisive one for both parties in Washington. Gov. Maggie Hassan said Monday she is running for the U.S. Senate, setting up a long-anticipated contest against incumbent Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte.


  9. Tragic harvest: For farmers, a job for life - and deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... of a degenerative eye condition. "He was probably too old to run a tractor," Bright said. She added that her elderly brother-in-law moved off his farm after the accident because "his wife didn't want him getting in the tractor anymore." Across the ...


  10. UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA approves Alkermes' schizophrenia drug AristadaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    ... a boxed warning saying the drug is not approved for patients with dementia-related psychosis. The warning says that elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis treated with antipsychotic drugs are at an increased risk of death. Dublin, ...


  11. We must give equal attention to older persons living with HIVRead the original story

    Monday | Daily Monitor

    ... osteoporosis and other chronic conditions. And yet there is limited research and interventions targeting the elderly living with HIV. Many health care specialists will hesitate to ask older people about their sex lives because there is a tendency to ...


  12. Get a flu shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Herald

    ... spray vaccine is for healthy persons ages 2 to 49 who are not pregnant. A high-dose vaccine is available for the elderly and a vaccine manufactured without the use of eggs is available for those with egg allergies. The vaccine cost for people 18 and ...


  13. N.J. health insurer defends plan as lawmakers objectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Philly.com

    New Jersey's largest health insurer on Monday defended a new alliance it has struck with some of the state's hospital systems that's intended to lower costs for consumers, even as lawmakers questioned the criteria it used to choose its partners. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey last month announced it had formed the Omnia Health Alliance with six of the state's 20 hospital systems and a physicians group.


  14. The Macon County Health Department says it is time to get your flu shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Y 103

    ... but now everyone is recommended to get a flu shot," says Carlton. "It is still especially important for the elderly and the young because your immune system isn't very strong when you're a baby and your immune system starts to wane when you get ...


  15. Heroic LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | POZ

    ... still largest--organization to advocate and care for people living with HIV/AIDS. Nursing homes, used to caring for elderly patients, were not prepared in the early eighties (or today) to care for young men in their twenties, thirties, and forties. ...


  16. Greece Among Worst Countries In Europe For The Elderly, Study FindsRead the original story

    Monday | The Huffington Post

    Greece is one of the worst countries when it comes to socio-economic prosperity of elderly citizens, according to a new study. ATHENS, Greece -- Elderly citizens in Greece have the worst quality of life in Europe, according to an annual study published by Help Age International , an organization that measures how the elderly populations of various countries are faring.


  17. Normalizing death through home funeralsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Gazette

    ... Doctors stopped making house calls and folks were encouraged to give birth in hospitals and to go there to die. The elderly population was ushered into nursing homes. "We removed seeing death in the home as a natural part of life," Carroll said. ...


  18. Shenzhen hospital joins voucher schemeRead the original story

    Monday | The Standard

    SAR senior citizens living in Shenzhen can from today use their health-care vouchers at the University of Hong Kong- Shenzhen hospital in Futian. Hongkongers aged 70 or above are eligible to open an account to use the Elderly Health Care Voucher with an annual maximum of HK$2,000 to settle fees for primary-care services provided by 5,000 private practitioners locally.


  19. Rate review to have built-in safeguardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Oct. 5: The finance ministry today said the interest of small savers, especially senior citizens and the girl child, will be kept in mind while reviewing the deposit rates for schemes in the light of falling bank interest rates. "The interest of small savers, senior citizens and girl child scheme will be taken into account.


  20. Why the increase in Alzheimer's/dementia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Examiner.com

    ... are many individuals who just believe it is something you and your family live with. In addition, how many of our elderly are in nursing facilities with Alzheimer's, and pass away, and their death due to End Stage Alzheimer's is not reported. There ...