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Oct 01, 2013, 03:00 ET Cast Your Vote on Facebook for the Emeritus Senior Living Resident Art Contest

Emeritus Senior Living is proud of the hundreds of accomplished and budding resident artists living in its communities. To celebrate and encourage...


Aug 22, 2013, 02:15 ET Emeritus Art Donation Program to Gift 10,000 Pieces of Artwork a Year to Nonprofits Across the U.S.

Across the country, homeless shelters, senior centers, and other nonprofit organizations working to improve people's lives often forgo some of the...


Jul 10, 2013, 06:00 ET Shade Brigade Aims to Help Thousands of Seniors Weather the Heat

With this summer bringing record heat to parts of the nation, an effort is underway to help those who are among the most susceptible to its dangers....


Jun 25, 2013, 04:08 ET Premier Senior Living Community Breaks Ground in Mentor, Ohio

Emeritus at Newell Creek, a brand new senior living community, will open its doors this fall in Mentor, at 7900 Center Street. Reservations for this...


Jun 17, 2013, 12:21 ET "Memory Vacation" is Summer Getaway for Those with Alzheimer's and their Families

Everyone loves a summer break and people with Alzheimer's disease are no different. While taking a trip may not be feasible for many with dementia,...


Jun 05, 2013, 11:44 ET Hard-To-Talk-About Alzheimer's Behaviors Focus of Emeritus Senior Living's June 18 Live Online Chat

Those caring at home for a loved one with Alzheimer's or other memory-impairing diseases are invited to learn practical methods for handling the most ...


May 08, 2013, 01:00 ET Care Packages to Help Senior Veterans Stay Safe

While sending care packages to troops overseas is a time-honored tradition, more than 2,000 senior veterans nationwide will be receiving them during...


May 02, 2013, 11:03 ET Emeritus Celebrates National Pet Month with a Pet Look-Alike Photo Contest!

In celebration of National Pet Month, Emeritus Senior Living is hosting a Pet Look-Alike Photo Contest on its Facebook page. To enter, go to...


Apr 09, 2013, 12:08 ET Emeritus at Kingwood Celebrates Grand Opening May 2

The doors are now open at Emeritus at Kingwood, and we are delighted to be a part of the southeast Texas community. Please join us for a Grand...


Apr 04, 2013, 02:52 ET Emeritus 10,000 Meals in 60 Days Program On Track for Goal

Midway through an initiative by Emeritus Senior Living designed to feed 10,000 senior citizens in 60 days, the program is on course to achieving its...


Mar 05, 2013, 04:38 ET 10,000 Meals in 60 Days - Emeritus Celebrates National Nutrition Month

According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, nearly one in 10 seniors in America suffers from poor nutrition.This can exacerbate problems...


Feb 19, 2013, 01:47 ET Emeritus Senior Living Launches YouCARE Contest to Support Senior Caregivers

In its ongoing mission to help improve the lives of seniors and the people who care for them, Emeritus Senior Living is announcing YouCARE – a...


Feb 14, 2013, 06:00 ET Nation's Largest Assisted Living Provider to Hire 1000 Veterans, Military Spouses

With the unemployment rate for veterans significantly higher than that for the overall population, the nation's largest assisted living and memory...


Feb 13, 2013, 11:18 ET Cheerleaders, Seniors to Hit Valentine's Dance Floor Together

When the cheerleading squad from Auburn's Placer High hits the dance floor on Valentine's Day afternoon, it won't be in the school gym. Its members...


Jan 24, 2013, 05:00 ET Safely Somewhere: Live Chat on Senior Care Fundamentals

With the New Year in full swing, you and your family may have decided the time has come to seek care for an aging loved one. However, the array of...


Jan 16, 2013, 05:00 ET Nominate a Local Senior for Valentine's Day Friendship and Cheer

Do you know a senior who will be home alone this Valentine's Day? You are invited to nominate him or her to receive a free Valentine's dinner at home ...


Dec 31, 2012, 01:54 ET Shaping Up Your Body and Brain in 2013

At the time of year many people resolve to shape up their bodies, there's added incentive to follow through: Doing so can also boost mental fitness,...


Dec 05, 2012, 06:00 ET Make Your Holiday Family Road Trip a Brain Fitness Session

"Turn off the electronics on the ride to Grandmother's house; people who isolate themselves have a higher risk of developing dementia," says Dr. Paul ...


Nov 29, 2012, 06:16 ET Free Brain Health Seminar Dec. 11 at Emeritus at Kingwood

According to recent studies, more than 35 million people worldwide will have dementia within the year. Currently there are more than 15 million...


Nov 20, 2012, 06:00 ET How You Can Make Your Brain Healthier, Slow Potential Memory Loss

Individuals and families across America are invited to ask questions of a leading national expert on brain health on ways to increase cognitive...


Nov 07, 2012, 11:03 ET Toll-Free Helpline Assists Hurricane-Devastated Seniors, Their Families

When Hurricane Sandy left Gail Goldstein shivering alone in her townhouse without power, the 72-year-old tried to warm herself by igniting her gas...


Oct 31, 2012, 02:01 ET Free Home Visit Service for Seniors Expanding

At the time of year that seniors are most vulnerable emotionally, a free service to assist them is growing. The Home Visit Program is an initiative...


Oct 15, 2012, 01:22 ET 14 Contestants Vie for Ms. Emeritus Senior Living Crown in Santa Ana on Nov. 8

Fourteen lovely ladies, representing more than 1,000 years among them, will walk down the red carpet at the Embassy Suites in Santa Ana on Thursday,...


Oct 04, 2012, 12:33 ET Emeritus Senior Living Launches "The Senior Care Blog" as a Resource for Seniors and Senior Caregivers

According to a recent Gallup poll, 7 out of 10 working Americans are caring for an aging parent, relative or loved one – totaling approximately 40...


Sep 11, 2012, 05:45 ET When Dad Keeps Pacing: Nation's Largest Alzheimer's-Care Provider Gives Care Tips

Families across America are invited to speak directly with top experts in the nation's largest memory-care organization to gain practical tips for...