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Dec 14, 2016, 11:08 ET Home Care Pulse And Caring.com Partner To Expand Availability Of Home Care Reviews

Families searching for senior care online will find it easier to identify the best care providers for their loved ones thanks to a new partnership...


Dec 14, 2016, 10:09 ET Year in Review: Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas Highlights 2016 Accomplishments

Today, Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas highlighted several of the department's 2016 accomplishments: "At the Department of...


Dec 14, 2016, 09:30 ET AARP The Magazine Announces Nominees For The 16th Annual Movies For Grownups® Awards

The editors of AARP The Magazine today announced the nominees for the 16th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards, with La La Land, Lion, Loving,...


Dec 14, 2016, 08:45 ET Senior Falls Can Kill. CT Startup Tech Company Wants to Make "Smart" Fall Detection for Seniors a Reality for Apple Watch.

FallCall Solutions, LLC launched a crowd funding campaign on Medstartr.com to turn their "smart" fall detection prototype designed exclusively for...


Dec 14, 2016, 06:00 ET Brand Name Drug Prices Increase Nearly 130 Times Faster Than Inflation

Retail prices for brand name prescription drugs widely used by older Americans rose by an average of 15.5% in 2015—almost 130 times faster than the...


Dec 13, 2016, 12:15 ET Johnson's Social Security Reform Act Out Of Step With Voters

Representative Sam Johnson (R-Texas), chair of the House Ways and Means Social Security subcommittee, has put forward a bill with a set of reforms...


Dec 13, 2016, 11:59 ET Oldcastle SurePods™ Prefabricated Bathrooms Combat Schedule Challenges and Prove Reliability for Fair Haven Retirement Community Project

Golden Construction recognized as a pioneer in progressive construction practices set out to use prefabrication on the Fair Haven Retirement...


Dec 13, 2016, 11:00 ET Generational Equity Announces Sale of Stonehaven Assisted Living to Cornerstone Healthcare Group

Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its...


Dec 13, 2016, 10:44 ET Winning PA Lottery Instant Ticket Dropped into Salvation Army Kettle

An anonymous Pennsylvania Lottery player recently deposited a winning instant ticket worth $1,000 into a Salvation Army red kettle in Erie. "The...


Dec 13, 2016, 10:22 ET New Round Of Extreme Cold Puts Illinoisans At Risk

With a new, extreme round of cold weather upon us this week, it's critical to wear layers, stay warm, protect yourself against falls and injuries,...


Dec 12, 2016, 19:57 ET AARP: Ohio's 1.4 Million Family Caregivers Gain Important Support

The Ohio Caregiving Act proposed by AARP Ohio and passed by the Ohio General Assembly will give important new support to more than a million family...


Dec 12, 2016, 10:02 ET Always Best Care Announces New Owners Of Saint Paul, Minnesota Territory

Always Best Care® Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, announced that it has opened its third...


Dec 12, 2016, 07:07 ET Vintage Film Reborn! The Film Detective Launches on Roku, Amazon Fire TV & Apple TV

The Film Detective announces its classic movie app, streaming on Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV. An established leader in film restoration and...


Dec 09, 2016, 11:50 ET AARP Announces The Top 10 Movies For Grownups Of 2016

Sully, Jackie, Fences, Silence and Loving are among this year's Top 10 Movies for Grownups, according to the editors and movie critics of AARP The...


Dec 09, 2016, 08:35 ET How to Save Addiction Treatment From the TrumpCare Tsunami

Going forward into the Trump presidency, one thing is certain: US healthcare insurance will change. HHS Secretary nominee Tom Price is a vehement...


Dec 08, 2016, 15:31 ET University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences Recognizes Older Driver Safety Awareness Week and Trains Occupational Therapy Students to Help Older Drivers Remain Safe on the Roads

In recognition of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Older Driver Safety Awareness Week and in an effort to improve safe driving...


Dec 08, 2016, 12:09 ET IBM Research and Rice University Explore Watson-Powered Robot Aimed at Aiding Elderly and Caregivers

IBM (NYSE: IBM) Research today announced the creation of the prototype IBM Multi-Purpose Eldercare Robot Assistant (IBM MERA) done in collaboration...


Dec 08, 2016, 11:00 ET Secretary Wiessmann Highlights Progress on Consumer Protection and Business Outreach

Today, Pennsylvania Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessmann made four announcements regarding Governor Wolf's Consumer Financial...


Dec 08, 2016, 10:14 ET Millionaire Raffle Early Bird Bonus Fourth Drawing Winners Sold in Altoona, Pittsburgh

The Pennsylvania Lottery today announced the winning numbers for the fourth of six New Year's Millionaire Raffle Early Bird Bonus Drawings. Each...


Dec 08, 2016, 08:30 ET EarlySense to Present at PCHA Connected Health Conference

EarlySense, the market leader in contact-free continuous monitoring solutions, announced today that Dr. Liat Tsoref, VP & GM of Digital Health...


Dec 08, 2016, 07:00 ET Easterseals takes on unemployment among older adults

Easterseals, the indispensable resource for people facing disabilities, announced a $23.6 million grant from the US Department of Labor for the...


Dec 07, 2016, 16:11 ET Brain Activity May Predict Risk of Falls in Older Adults

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries among older Americans and all too often lead to physical decline and loss of...


Dec 07, 2016, 14:47 ET PA Department of Health Employees Give to Families in Need for Commonwealth's 27th Annual Holiday Wish Program Event

The Department of Health joined Governor Tom Wolf and other Pennsylvania agencies in donating presents to families in need as part of the...


Dec 07, 2016, 14:00 ET Civitas Senior Living Promotes Cooper Vittitow to Chief Operating Officer

Civitas Senior Living, an emerging leader in the senior living industry, announced the promotion of Cooper Vittitow to Chief Operating Officer. The...


Dec 07, 2016, 12:00 ET Americans Nearing Retirement 'Terrified' of Future Health Care Costs, Nationwide Study Finds

More than seven in 10 Americans nearing retirement say they are 'terrified' of what health care costs may do to their retirement plans, according...