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05 May, 2017, 11:05 ET Atria Senior Living to Give "Gifts of Time" for Mother's Day

As home to more than 10,000 mothers across the U.S. and Canada, Atria Senior Living's employees have a pretty good idea what a lot of moms want for...


05 May, 2017, 08:00 ET Brookdale Shines at the 2017 Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference

Brookdale Senior Living celebrated several successes at the annual Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference in Nashville, May 1-3, 2017. The...


04 May, 2017, 19:41 ET Global Alzheimer's Platform Foundation Supports $400 Million Congressional Increase for Alzheimer's Research Funding

The Global Alzheimer's Platform Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to expediting Alzheimer's clinical trials, applauds today's $400...


04 May, 2017, 15:39 ET AARP Remains Steadfastly Opposed to Health Bill

AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond reiterated AARP's opposition to the health bill passed in the U.S. House of Representatives that would...


04 May, 2017, 15:10 ET Department of Aging Secretary Osborne Honors Centenarians at Kleinlife Senior Center

Today, Pennsylvania Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne participated in the Northeast Philadelphia Centenarian Luncheon hosted by...


04 May, 2017, 14:01 ET PA Treasurer Joe Torsella Issues Statement After Congress Repeal Of State-Administered Retirement Plans

Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today issued the following statement after a vote by Congress, repealing H.J. Res. 66, which would have allowed...


04 May, 2017, 13:10 ET Mental Health Industry Watchdog Launches Petition to FDA Commissioner to Ban Electroshock Device

Mental health industry watchdog Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) International has launched a petition during Mental Health Month to ban...


04 May, 2017, 11:19 ET AARP Seeks 50 Great Illinoisans

As of this month, AARP Illinois is accepting nominations for 50@50+ Illinois honoring Unsung Heroes who make tremendous contributions to improving...


04 May, 2017, 09:45 ET PA Lottery Powerball Ticket Worth $100,000 Sold in Allegheny County

A winning Pennsylvania Lottery Powerball® with Power Play® ticket worth $100,000 from the Wednesday, May 3, drawing was sold at Giant Eagle, 910...


04 May, 2017, 09:36 ET Cash 5 Jackpot of $450,000 Split in Elysburg and Philadelphia

Two winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 tickets sold in Northumberland and Philadelphia counties split a $450,000 jackpot from the Wednesday, May...


04 May, 2017, 08:45 ET Spectrum Generations and Senscio Systems Announce Partnership for Enhanced Chronic Care Management Services

Spectrum Generations of Maine and Senscio Systems of Mass. today issued a joint announcement that the two companies will partner to provide...


04 May, 2017, 08:03 ET Senior Helpers® to Open First Company-Owned Location

Senior Helpers®, the premier provider of in-home senior care with more than 298 franchised businesses across the globe, today announced it will...


04 May, 2017, 03:00 ET Arthur Stevens Launches Super Senior Connection

In early 2017, Arthur Stevens launched Super Senior Connection, an online community for those who know life can be incredible and exciting at any...


04 May, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 4: Honoring Elders

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: HONORING ELDERS Profile America — Thursday, May 4th. As...


03 May, 2017, 20:00 ET Senior Lifestyle Wins Argentum Best Of The Best Award

Senior Lifestyle Corporation's Essence aromatherapy program, a vital component of the embrace Senior Lifestyle memory care philosophy, has received...


03 May, 2017, 18:05 ET AARP Maintains Firm Opposition to Health Bill

AARP Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy A. LeaMond sent the following letter today to all members of the U.S. House of Representatives...


03 May, 2017, 14:35 ET Nearly $163 Million in PA Lottery Scratch-Offs Prizes Won in April

Pennsylvania Lottery scratch-offs winners claimed more than $162.8 million during April, including three prizes of $1 million claimed by players in...


03 May, 2017, 08:40 ET Vibist Terry Gibbs Comes Out of Retirement with New Album, 92 Years Young: Jammin' at the Gibbs House

Terry Gibbs is one of the LAST living legends from the Bebop Era. Part of the scene in 1940s, Terry played with everyone from the creators of...


02 May, 2017, 19:00 ET SeniorHomes.com Announces Spring-Summer 2017 Student-Caregiver Scholarship Winners

SeniorHomes.com is excited to announce the latest winners of the SeniorHomes.com Caregiver Scholarship. Focusing on full-time studies while...


02 May, 2017, 17:11 ET Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2017 Release and Earnings Call

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) announced today that it plans to release its first quarter 2017 financial results after the market closes...


02 May, 2017, 14:46 ET Don't Eat This If You're Taking That

Millions of Americans age 50-plus take prescription drugs, yet few know the health risks of taking them along with certain foods and...


02 May, 2017, 12:25 ET d.health Summit Showcases Disruptive Innovations to Support Successful Aging Now and Into the Future

Longevity is accelerating. Nearly one-fifth of the U.S. population will be 65 or older by the year 2030. To address this challenge and opportunity,...


02 May, 2017, 11:10 ET Four Fresh PA Lottery Fast Play Games Now on Sale

The Pennsylvania Lottery today released four fresh Fast Play games: Crack the Safe ($3); Fat Wallet ($2); In Between ($2); and Crazy 8s...


02 May, 2017, 09:16 ET Millionaire Raffle Returns With Early Bird Bonus Drawings

Tickets sales began today for the 4th of July Millionaire Raffle, offering the Pennsylvania Lottery's best chances of winning a $1 million...


02 May, 2017, 09:00 ET HeartLegacy Announces RemyGo™ Smartphone App

HeartLegacy, LLC, a Daphne, AL-based technology company, today announced the release of its latest mobile application, RemyGo™. HeartLegacy will...