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Aged care facility resident's daughter records acts of elder abuse

9news.com.au - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
A South Australian aged care worker has been caught sneezing on an elderly patient and apparently attempting to suffocate him with a large napkin in footage that has prompted calls for mandatory cameras in rooms.
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Elderly man dies in hospital after spending the night missing from Sydney aged care facility

9news.com.au - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
An elderly man who spent the night lost in bushland in Sydney's west after going missing from an aged care facility home has died in hospital.

Elderly care program to deal with bed shortage

Shanghai Daily (subscription) - ‎15 hours ago‎
JIADING has been assessing what the elderly need in terms of care to relieve a shortage of beds at nursing homes as the population ages.

Elderly care at its best

Randburg Sun - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Summerfield Park Retirement Village also offers a wide spectrum of professional holistic, physical, emotional as well as spiritual care for residents. With more than 40 nurses and care workers, the elderly at this retirement gem find themselves in the ...

Victoria nurse found guilty of assaulting three elderly residents of care home

Vancouver Sun - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
However, Mrozinski said she believed the evidence of care aid Ryan Friese, who witnessed the three assaults. Friese testified that on April 1, he and Christie were changing an elderly man who was becoming agitated and trying to push their hands away.

Elderly woman raped at Arroyo Grande Care Center, lawsuit alleges

The San Luis Obispo Tribune - ‎7 hours ago‎
A lawsuit filed Friday alleges that a 78-year-old Grover Beach woman was raped by an employee at the Arroyo Grande Care Center in September 2015 while she was recovering from surgery.
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Man Accused of Stealing From Elderly At Care Facility

yourcentralvalley.com - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Dozens of elderly patients became victims of financial theft, allegedly by a man who was supposed to take care of them.

Bonamici talks mental health, elder care

Daily Astorian - ‎16 hours ago‎
The Oregon Democrat visited the ElderPlace North Coast location, which opened last year, to tour the facility, meet program participants and discuss elder care, a new mental health initiative and community programs with Providence staff. Investing in ...

Advocates For Elderly Sue State Over Inspections Of Care Homes

Honolulu Civil Beat - ‎5 hours ago‎
The state's failure to post inspection reports of state-licensed care facilities online has prompted advocates for the elderly to go to court to force the state to comply with the law. The Hawaii Department of Health has failed to comply with the law ...
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Elder Care Company Placed Thousands Of Seniors Into Nursing Homes To Defraud Medicare And Medicaid

ThinkProgress - ‎16 hours ago‎
Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, center, with Health and Human Service (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell, left, and FBI Director James Comey, speaks during a news conference on health care fraud at the Justice Department in Washington, Thursday, June ...

Thailand can be centre for elderly care

The Nation - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
WITH A RISING elderly population, Thailand will promote it|self as a centre for elderly-care service, as it already has the healthcare and medical infrastructure |to serve this group of people, according to a Commerce Ministry plan.
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Japan knife attack: Former care home worker says he killed 19 patients as he 'wanted to get rid of the disabled'

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎10 hours ago‎
A former care home worker stabbed 19 patients to death and wounded dozens more before handing himself in at a nearby police station, declaring "I want to get rid of the disabled.

Changhua magistrate studies elderly care in Japan

Focus Taiwan News Channel - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
Taipei, July 16 (CNA) Changhua County Magistrate Wei Ming-ku (魏明谷) is in Japan this week to learn from the Japanese experience in caring for senior citizens, in the hope of improving Changhua's own program for the elderly. As Taiwan is gradually ...

Taking care of the elderly in extreme heat

13newsnow.com - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
With the dangerous heat temperatures expected for next few days, the elderly community is finding ways to stay cool. Beverly Hargwood, 78, has been in the neighborhood since 1983.

Few Young Doctors Are Training To Care For U.S. Elderly

Kaiser Health News - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
lofton_mary_mullins_ Mary Mullens, age 93, in her room at Edgewood Summit retirement community in Charleston, W.Va. Mullens is a patient of Dr.

Rising cost of elderly care offers huge profit potential

China Daily - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
For years my parents , both in their 80s, have lived alone in an apartment in downtown Beijing by themselves . A domestic helper comes twice a week to help them with household chores such as cooking , washing clothes , and cleaning the house .

Care home beast caught molesting elderly dementia patient by horrified colleagues is caged for sickening crimes

Mirror.co.uk - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
A maintenance man who groomed and molested a woman with dementia at the care home where he worked has been jailed. Wayne Brownsey, was caught abusing the elderly woman by horrified staff at the Alderwood Care Home in Salford, and got his hand ...

India's Preference For Sons Mostly Due To Need For Elderly Care: Study

Asian Scientist Magazine - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Now, a study from Hiroshima University in Japan reveals that in India, the preference for sons might come from the expectation that sons and their wives should care for elderly family members. This finding persists even after the researchers controlled ...
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The cost of caring: What will you pay for elderly relatives?

Irish Independent - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
It can be one of the hardest decisions a family will ever have to make. The decision that a parent or spouse can no longer care for themselves is never made lightly and the options - many of which can seem quite unpalatable - need to be carefully examined.
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