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Jul 31, 2017, 09:17 ET The National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP) Announces our 2017 Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) of the Year

Lisa Ford, CDP, has been awarded the 2017 CNA of the Year by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Established in 2003, the...


Jul 31, 2017, 08:00 ET AdCare Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results

AdCare Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE American: ADK), (NYSE American: ADK.PRA), a self-managed healthcare real estate investment company that invests...


Jul 31, 2017, 07:30 ET Aegis Living Celebrates 20 Years as a Leader in Assisted Living

Aegis Living, a national leader in assisted living and memory care, celebrates its 20-year anniversary this summer with double-digit annual...


Jul 30, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 30: Medicare Anniversary

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: MEDICARE ANNIVERSARY Profile America — Sunday, July 30th. The...


Jul 28, 2017, 10:20 ET AARP Calls Defeat of "Skinny" Health Care Bill a Win for Americans Age 50-Plus

Reacting to today's defeat of the Senate's 'skinny' repeal bill, AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond released the following statement:...


Jul 27, 2017, 18:08 ET AARP Voices Objections to Senators on So-Called "Skinny" Health Care Bill

As the Senate plans to vote on the so-called "skinny" health care repeal bill, AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond sent a letter to all 100...


Jul 27, 2017, 15:52 ET Abilities Expo Houston to Host Cosplay Event

People with disabilities, their families, caregivers, seniors, wounded vets and healthcare professionals attending Abilities Expo (#AbilitiesExpo)...


Jul 27, 2017, 14:00 ET Civitas Proudly Takes Ownership of Missouri City Senior Living Community

Civitas Senior Living, a Texas-based senior living management and consulting company, is proud to announce the recent acquisition of Oyster Creek...


Jul 27, 2017, 13:13 ET Brian Geyser Named Maplewood Senior Living's New Vice President of Clinical Innovation & Population Health

Maplewood Senior Living announced today that it has named Brian Geyser, APRN-BC, MSN, Vice President of Clinical Innovation and Population Health....


Jul 27, 2017, 11:00 ET Ascensus Selected to Manage the Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program

Ascensus, a technology-enabled solutions provider that helps more than 7 million Americans save for the future, has been selected by the state of...


Jul 27, 2017, 09:36 ET Cash 5 Jackpot of $225,000 Won in Allegheny County

A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket for the Wednesday, July 26, drawing was sold at Shop 'N Save, 2100 Washington Pike, Carnegie....


Jul 27, 2017, 09:05 ET ConcertoHealth® Launches Proprietary Population Health Technology to Address Most-Costly Patients Challenging Health Plans

ConcertoHealth, the leading provider of specialized primary care and supporting clinical services for frail and elderly patients, announced today...


Jul 27, 2017, 08:40 ET Pharmore Experiences Continued Growth, Leading to Strengthened and Diversified Services

Pharmore, the largest independent long-term care pharmacy in Illinois serving assisted living, skilled nursing, supportive living, memory care, and...


Jul 27, 2017, 08:35 ET Parks Associates: More than 60% of U.S. Seniors Desire Independent Living at Home with Ease and Convenience

Parks Associates today announced new digital health research showing that U.S. consumers 65 and older living in a broadband household...


Jul 27, 2017, 08:35 ET Anti-Aging Author Says Much "Old Age Decline" Is Culturally Caused

Advanced age and mental and physical decline are not necessarily a "cause and effect" phenomenon according to octogenarian author Barbara Morris....


Jul 27, 2017, 08:30 ET AARP Foundation's Expanded Summer of Service to Seniors Coming to Minneapolis-St. Paul, Aimed at Raising Awareness of Older Adult Poverty and Food Insecurity

AARP Foundation will continue its 2017 Summer of Service to Seniors℠ with a Meal Pack Challenge event on Sunday, Aug. 6, in St. Paul, Minnesota at...


Jul 26, 2017, 10:00 ET Comprehensive and Timely Reporting Key for Public Pension Transparency

Public pension plans are required to administer important reporting and disclosure functions. But, are they performing these functions well? A...


Jul 26, 2017, 09:21 ET Home Health Leaders Urge Collaboration with CMS to Refine Proposed Home Health Groupings Model in HHPPS Proposed Rule

The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare — a coalition of home health providers dedicated to developing innovative reforms to improve the...


Jul 26, 2017, 09:00 ET Road Scholar's Popular #ageadventurously Social Media Movement Encourages Baby Boomers to Think Beyond Facebook

Road Scholar, the not-for-profit leader in educational travel for adults, recently launched #ageadventurously, a campaign designed to celebrate...


Jul 26, 2017, 08:30 ET Give a Gift That Can't Be Tied With a Ribbon for Grandparent's Day

RileyDawg (www.RileyDawg.com) is promoting a special gift of hugs, smiles, and comfort for grandparents or a special person on Grandparent's Day,...


Jul 26, 2017, 08:00 ET Will 75 Million Baby Boomers' Desire for Walkability Impact City Planning?

A Place for Mom, the nation's largest senior living referral service, today released detailed findings from its Senior Living Preferences Survey...


Jul 26, 2017, 07:02 ET Bathroom Remodeling Tips Making Aging-in-Place in Your Own Home Safer and Easier

Gold Medal Service, a BBB A+ rated heating, cooling, plumbing and electrical service company that services more than 125,000 homeowners throughout...


Jul 26, 2017, 07:00 ET Brookdale Reaches Agreement with Stockholder Land & Buildings

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) ("Brookdale" or the "Company") today announced that it has reached an agreement with Land & Buildings...


Jul 25, 2017, 17:44 ET Brainpaths Fingertip Tracing: Improves Memory, Strengthens Synapse Connections

Memory loss results when Amyloid plaque builds up in the brain and impairs synaptic neuron connections. (Shankar GM, Li S, Lemere CA, et al. 2008.)...


Jul 25, 2017, 15:57 ET Sales of PERS and Related Alarms to Expand 7.3% Annually Through 2021

Demand for personal emergency response systems (PERS) and related alarms is expected to expand 7.3% annually through 2021 to $220 million. Growth...