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State could shift care of elderly, disabled to for-profit companies

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
A proposal from Gov. Scott Walker's administration would shift multibillion dollar programs serving more than 55,000 elderly and disabled people from long-standing nonprofits to national for-profit health insurance companies. Credit: Journal Sentinel ...

Premier pledges improved state care for elderly

Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog) - ‎10 hours ago‎
He said that the government had started implementing some of their legal rights, including free medical care, noting that various hospitals he visited recently have initiated special units to care for the elderly. Mr Majaliwa, who expressed his delight ...

Tax Breaks For Caring For An Elderly Family Member

Forbes - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
With roughly 78 million baby boomers at or near retirement, many seniors are avoiding moving into costly retirement communities and assisted living facilities.

B600m fund hike boosts elderly care at home | Bangkok Post: news

Bangkok Post - ‎Apr 17, 2016‎
Health authorities are bolstering elderly care in communities across the country after the government injected 600 million baht in extra funding.

DEPORTED: Romanian care worker who brutally beat elderly dementia sufferer in bed - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Mr Blacker never recovered from his battering at the hands of Dan Stuparu, and died just two-weeks short of his 87th birthday. He had only gone into Summer Court Hall nursing home in Hornsea, East Yorkshire for two weeks of respite care.

Elderly dental care in crisis

The Mercury - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Due to their growing number, elderly people will need to be classified as higher and higher care before they can enter residential aged care facilities. Those in high care are fully dependent on carers for their physical wellbeing and are often no ...
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Student starts free lawn care service for elderly, single moms

Fox5NY - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - "The goal was to reach 40 lawns, but I reached 40 lawns in a month in a half. Two months later, we reached 100," said Rodney Smith Jr.

Voices: Caring for our elderly critical, complicated

USA TODAY - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Just put them in assisted living. For families of aging loved ones, those words - often offered by those who don't grasp the intricacies of elder care - can sting. But the issue of how best to help people in a fragile stage of life is critical. Last ...
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Care worker arrested after burns contribute to elderly patient's death

WOWT - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
FREMONT, Neb. (WOWT) -- A horrible death in a Fremont retirement community has resulted in the arrest of a care worker. Autopsy results show second and third degree burns contributed to 82-year-old Bernard Batten's death.

Elderly put at risk as care homes shut in cash crisis - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
“Without significant investment more and more care homes will close their doors to all but the most affluent older people who can afford to pay premium fees.
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How one college student uses free lawn care for elderly to teach young men about community - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
... forward" segment, Smith launched the "Raising Men Lawn Care Service." Part lawncare company and part youth program, the service now has about 20 young men, ages 7-17, who cut lawns at no charge for the elderly, disabled, and for single mothers who ...

Tech can help the elderly...if they use it

CNET - ‎3 hours ago‎
"The economic power of the 50-plus market is almost half of the US economy," said Stephen Johnston, co-founder of Aging 2.0, a tech company that connects entrepreneurs with the elder-care industry. Johnston estimates that the number of age-related ...

Sidwell Friends School Was Protested in Attempt to Save Nearby Elder-Care Facility - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
About 20 people gathered in front of Sidwell Friends School Thursday to protest the planned sale of the Washington Home, a 128-year-old nonprofit nursing facility for the elderly and terminally ill, to the elite private school in Northwest DC that ...

China could become innovation hub for elderly care

gbtimes - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
The mere lack of hands in elderly care, traditionally the children's duty towards parents in China, means there is a growing demand for technological solutions, providing business opportunities for domestic and foreign firms alike.

Consider elderly views on continuing care

Yukon News - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
On April 16 a webinar on “Promising Practices in Long Term Care” was organized by the Yukon Community Network of Older Adults in cooperation with Yukon College's Health, Education & Human Services Programs and York Institute for Health Research at ...
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Elderly care worker arrested for stealing from Hamden couple's bank account

FOX 61 - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
A woman made a complaint to Hamden Police in March 2012 after discovering that someone had been stealing from her elderly parents.

A Look Back: Caring for the Elderly

Log Cabin Democrat - ‎19 hours ago‎
My paternal grandmother, Viola Burnett, and her best friend, Marvell Nixon, worked at Richardson's during this time so they often introduced us to other elderly people who lived there. I was taught from an early age to show care and respect for the ...

China Just Backtracked on Its Promise to Take Care of Elderly One-Child Parents

The Epoch Times - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
To get the Chinese people to buy into its one-child policy in the 1980s, the Chinese Communist Party vowed to take care of Chinese couples when they entered their golden years.

Black Country home care provider awarded Queens Award

Dudley News - ‎7 hours ago‎
A HOME care provider which has bases the Black Country has been awarded the highest accolade for business success a company can receive in the UK.