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Nov 16, 2017, 11:00 ET Landmark Health and Ceresti Health Announce an Innovative Program Focused on Enhancing Care for Patients with Dementia

Landmark Health and its subsidiaries ("Landmark"), specializing in home-based medical care, and Ceresti Health, a company utilizing digital...


Nov 15, 2017, 14:48 ET AARP Letter on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

AARP Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond sent the following letter today to all members of the U.S....


Nov 15, 2017, 13:12 ET New Janssen Healthy Minds Videos Explore Latest Alzheimer's Research and Perspectives of Caregiver with Risk for Dementia

As part of National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month in November, Janssen Research & Development, LLC ("Janssen") today launched a new...


Nov 15, 2017, 10:15 ET Pet Health Insurance Offer Extended for AARP Members

Petplan pet insurance is excited to announce a new three-year extension to its relationship with AARP as a pet insurance provider, helping...


Nov 15, 2017, 09:44 ET Cash 5 Jackpot of $325,000 Won in Chester County

A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket for the Tuesday, November 14, drawing was sold at Turkey Hill Minit Market, 4031 Horseshoe...


Nov 15, 2017, 09:00 ET Right at Home Announces Proprietary RightCare Approach to Improve Quality of Life for Clients Living With Dementia and Cognitive Change

A staggering 47.5 million people currently live with a form of dementia.1 Dementia and cognitive change often affect a person's ability to perform...


Nov 15, 2017, 07:03 ET FirstLight Home Care Recognized as a Top 100 Franchise for Veterans by Franchise Business Review

FirstLight Home Care, a leading national provider of non-medical home care, was listed by Franchise Business Review as one of the Top 100...


Nov 15, 2017, 06:00 ET Central Ohio Primary Care Physicians And Area Medicare Health Plans Partner Through COPC Senior Care Advantage To Launch New Population Health Management Model

To revolutionize the care it provides its Medicare Advantage patients, Columbus-based Central Ohio Primary Care (COPC), the largest physician-owned...


Nov 14, 2017, 14:00 ET West Health Announces Major Summit On High Cost Of Healthcare

To better address the rising cost of healthcare in America, West Health, a family of nonprofit organizations dedicated to enabling seniors to...


Nov 14, 2017, 10:17 ET Introducing a New Discipline in Fitness

Power fitness couple Debbie and Norman Compton today announced the release of their book "Stacking- Your Skeletal Blueprint for Posture." Using a...


Nov 14, 2017, 09:22 ET Genworth 2017 Annual Cost of Care Survey: Home Health Care Costs Increased in Minnesota; Overall Costs are Up

The cost to receive long term care services at home with a home health care aide has increased both nationally and in Minnesota, according to...


Nov 14, 2017, 09:06 ET Genworth 2017 Annual Cost of Care Survey: Home Health Care Costs Increased in Connecticut; Overall Costs are Down

The cost to receive long term care services at home with a home health care aide has increased both nationally and in Connecticut, according to...


Nov 14, 2017, 09:00 ET Honor Launches The Honor Partner Network, A First In The Home Care Industry

Honor, now the largest home care provider in the San Francisco Bay Area and one of the fastest growing in the country, announced the launch of the...


Nov 14, 2017, 08:30 ET WellCare Offers Enhanced Medicare Advantage Plan Benefits in 2018

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG), a leading provider of Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, will offer a...


Nov 13, 2017, 14:30 ET Statement From Global Alzheimer's Platform Foundation (GAP) In Response To Bill Gates' Investment In Alzheimer's Research

"The Global Alzheimer's Platform Foundation (GAP) enthusiastically welcomes Bill Gates and his team to the fight against Alzheimer's disease. This...


Nov 13, 2017, 12:29 ET Post-Acute Care: The Next Frontier for Health Systems Under Risk, Black Book Survey Results

Black Book™ surveyed 2,068 providers of long-term and post-acute care (nursing homes, hospitals, short-term rehabilitation facilities, home health...


Nov 13, 2017, 11:51 ET Summit Healthcare REIT, Inc. acquires an interest in six skilled nursing/assisted living/independent living facilities in Iowa

Summit Healthcare REIT, Inc. ("Summit") announced that it has acquired an interest in six skilled nursing/assisted living/independent living...


Nov 13, 2017, 11:34 ET The Closing Exchange Transforms Signing Services for the Reverse Mortgage Industry

The Closing Exchange announced today enhanced signing services for the reverse mortgage market. The company recently acquired Notary Direct and...


Nov 13, 2017, 09:00 ET WhatBox, Inc. releases Last Walking Cane You'll Ever Buy with 3 new models of the iStand Walking Cane

WhatBox, Inc., a new product design company, is releasing 3 new models of their fashion-forward walking cane, iStand. In addition to the non-tech...


Nov 13, 2017, 08:54 ET Cash 5 Jackpot of $800,000 Won in Northampton County

A jackpot-winning Pennsylvania Lottery Cash 5 ticket for the Saturday, November 11, drawing was sold at Heights Market, 1811 10th St., Bethlehem....


Nov 13, 2017, 08:00 ET Senior Lifestyle Corporation Breaks Ground On New Development In Bethel Park, Pa.

Senior Lifestyle Corporation, a privately-held owner, operator, and developer of senior housing communities, announced the official ground breaking...


Nov 13, 2017, 07:00 ET Seventeen Brookdale Communities Achieve Annual "Best Nursing Home" Designation

Seventeen Brookdale skilled nursing communities made the cut for this year's "Best Nursing Homes" list by U.S. News & World Report. Click here...


Nov 13, 2017, 00:01 ET New Research: Healthcare Costs Most Taxing for Seniors, Yet Retirees Are More Likely to Comparison Shop for Cable and Internet Than for a Medicare Plan

Healthcare costs rank most burdensome among common living expenses for seniors. Yet, few older Americans are taking steps that could help...


Nov 10, 2017, 14:11 ET AARP Comments on Senate Tax Legislation

AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond gave comments in response to the tax proposal released today in the U.S. Senate: "AARP is...


Nov 10, 2017, 03:00 ET Super Senior Connection Founder Celebrates 78th Birthday and Great Health

Arthur Stevens, the founder of Super Senior Connection, turned 78 years young this fall and celebrated by training Muay Thai at The Yard, a world...