Senior Citizens All the latest news affecting senior citizens and the elderly, with releases covering health issues such as health insurance and long-term care plan options, as well as financial considerations and retirement issues. Find stories about wellness and fitness programs and brain-health initiatives, along with announcements of community support, outreach, and social events. Also included are releases regarding the financial performance and corporate structures of companies specializing in products and services for the elderly.

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10:20 ET Watercrest Senior Living Celebrates the Opening of Sage Park Assisted Living and Memory Care in Kissimmee

Over 200 community leaders and business professionals gathered for the ceremonial opening of Sage Park Assisted Living and Memory Care in Kissimmee,...


08:30 ET WellCare Enhances 2019 Medicare Benefits to Address Needs Beyond Healthcare

As seniors and their families shop for 2019 health insurance coverage during this year's Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), running Oct. 15-Dec. 7,...


06:00 ET Community Care Options Announces Senior Referral Services Expansion

Seniors in Sonoma County will soon have a team of professionals in place to help guide the important and often complex process of selecting the right ...


Oct 19, 2018, 15:41 ET NYC Physical Therapy Clinic, Evolve NY, Hosts Rock Steady Boxing's Innovative Parkinson Training Program

Evolve Physical Therapy proudly partners with Rock Steady Boxing to help knock out Parkinson's disease throughout NYC, offers new exercise program...


Oct 19, 2018, 10:44 ET Caltrate orienta que consumo de cálcio é investimento para saúde óssea

O cálcio é fundamental para o organismo, por isso, é necessário ingerir uma quantidade adequada desse nutriente diariamente. Caso contrário, o corpo...


Oct 18, 2018, 12:00 ET On World Osteoporosis Day, Survey Finds the Impact of Fractures Due to Osteoporosis is Being Ignored

New survey results released by UCB today, ahead of World Osteoporosis Day, October 20, reveal a startling lack of awareness and understanding of...


Oct 18, 2018, 11:00 ET IPRO's Atlantic Quality Innovation Network Featured in 2017 QIO Program Progress Report

IPRO's AtIantic Quality Innovation Network (AQIN), the Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for New York, South...


Oct 18, 2018, 10:02 ET LeadingAge CAST Tackles Falls Detection, Prevention and More with New Safety Technologies Toolkit

Falls are costly for older adults. The good news: an increasing number of technology companies are responding to the need for help with fall...


Oct 18, 2018, 10:00 ET Grane Rx Expanding to Provide Enhanced PACE Pharmacy Services to the Western United States

Grane Rx announces a significant expansion in the form of a new pharmacy to meet the growing needs of PACE (Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the...


Oct 18, 2018, 08:00 ET Seniorlink's VOICE for Dementia Care Pilot Empowers Family Caregivers and Demonstrates Improvements in Outcomes, Including Reduced Hospitalizations and ER Visits

Seniorlink, Inc., a leading tech-enabled health services company, shared results of its novel VOICE (Vital Outcomes Inspired by Caregiver Engagement) ...


Oct 17, 2018, 13:34 ET SilverSneakers Introduces SilverSneakers GO, Innovative Mobile Fitness App Designed Exclusively for Seniors

SilverSneakers®, the nation's leading community fitness program for older adults, launched SilverSneakers GOTM, a mobile fitness app that fits the...


Oct 17, 2018, 12:36 ET Top-rated Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Encourages Workers to "Save" Themselves During National Retirement Security Week

Look! Up in the sky, it's a bird, it's a plane, it's a leading pension plan, encouraging people to plan and save for retirement. The Illinois...


Oct 17, 2018, 10:00 ET National PACE Association Highlights Returning to the Community from the Nursing Home in New Video

Nearly 1.4 million people live in nursing homes today. A large percentage of those people could live at home if they had access to health care and...


Oct 17, 2018, 09:00 ET Double Win: It's Never 2 Late® Technology Adopters Earn 2018 McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards

It's Never 2 Late® (iN2L), the leading provider of person-centered digital engagement to the senior living market, today announced two of its clients ...


Oct 17, 2018, 08:00 ET SCAN Health Plan Earns Medicare 4.5-Star Rating for Second Consecutive Year

SCAN Health Plan®, one of the nation's largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage plans, has received a 4.5-star rating on a five-point scale for 2019 ...


Oct 16, 2018, 16:30 ET Nurses Nationwide Are Leading by Example in a National Initiative Promoting Advance Care Planning - #ISaidWhatIWant

Nursing specialty organizations representing more than 700,000 healthcare professionals have joined together to promote advance care planning. The...


Oct 16, 2018, 15:08 ET Always Best Care of the Woodlands To Host Free Pet Adoption Event For Seniors, Oct. 21, 2018

In honor of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, Always Best Care of the Woodlands, in partnership with PetSmart, Montgomery County Animal Shelter and Texas...


Oct 16, 2018, 13:54 ET AARP Travel Research: Survey Connects Health and Wellness Benefits of Travel

Today, AARP Travel released the results of its latest study, examining the health and wellness benefits of leisure travel. According to the survey,...


Oct 16, 2018, 13:07 ET HJ Sims Successfully Completes $186.5 Million Transaction for Start-up Rental Continuing Care Retirement Community in Dallas, TX

HJ Sims (Sims), a privately held investment bank and wealth management firm founded in 1935, is pleased to announce the successful September 2018...


Oct 16, 2018, 12:10 ET Quality Care Is a Focus at the 2018 NIC Fall Conference

Yardi® returns as a sponsor of the NIC Fall Conference, set for October 17–19 at the Sheraton Grand in Chicago. It is the only forum where senior...


Oct 16, 2018, 11:57 ET Three Generations "Fearful" About Future of Democracy

New survey results find that a strong majority of Americans from three generations say the country is headed in the wrong direction and say they are...


Oct 16, 2018, 10:00 ET SilverSneakers Available to Arizona Medicare Advantage Members in 2019

Tivity Health announced today the features and benefits being offered to eligible Medicare Advantage beneficiaries in Arizona in 2019 through...


Oct 16, 2018, 10:00 ET Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging Announces Initial Findings from Landmark Research on Life Plan Communities

First year results are in for the landmark Age Well Study being conducted by Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging and Northwestern University, and they ...


Oct 16, 2018, 09:00 ET Two-year study finds healthy elders consuming nearly 300 calories of walnuts daily show no negative effects on body weight, composition

Researchers at Loma Linda University Health found that walnuts can be incorporated into the daily diet of healthy elders without having a negative...


Oct 16, 2018, 08:36 ET New Eldercare Book, "H.O.P.E for the Alzheimer's Journey" Prepares Alzheimer's Caregivers

Morgan James' new caregiving book release, H.O.P.E. for the Alzheimer's Journey: Help, Organization, Preparation, and Education for the Road Ahead by ...