The University of Arkansas' senior poster for the football team this week is a flash point for so many stories.
Bobby the Pug and Heather spread happiness to seniors at Woodland Village Nursing Center
My favorite part of visiting the seniors is seeing who's going to light up when they see Bobby," Heather Deaton said. "They won't remember me, but they remember him. I
Senior Corner: May 10
Senior adults are welcome to join others at any listed locations to socialize and remain physically active.Meals served 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday at Faith Lutheran Church and West Fargo High Rise. Sign up by calling (701) 356-2047 at least 24 hours prior. $4 donation, if able.Free walking track...
INFURNA: National Nursing Home Week starts May 10
National Nursing Home Week is around the corner, and it’s the perfect opportunity to take a moment and thank the people who care for one of our
How to Age at Home and Not a Nursing Home
Most of us want to age-in-place. But can we? Affordable, accessible and well-located housing affects the quality of life for all ages, but it's most signif
'It’s like ‘Mean Girls,’ but everyone is 80': How nursing homes deal with bullies
Nursing homes, senior centers and housing complexes for the elderly have introduced programs, training and policies aimed at curbing spates of bullying, an issue once thought the exclusive domain of the young.
See how short-staffed Central New York nursing homes are on their worst days
By James T. Mulder | Posted July 23, 2018 at 08:29 AM Getty Images Nurses and nurse aides who work in Central New York nursing homes may care for twice as many residents on weekends, holidays and other days when their facilities are not fully staffed New federal data analyzed by Kaiser Health News show most nursing homes have fewer nurses and aides than they report to the government and have frequent fluctuations in day-to-day staffing. The federal Medicare program used to rate…
What to know about nursing home costs and hospice care insur...
Dear Carol: My dad's been in a nursing home for several years and is ready for hospice care. I read your column about hospice care being covered by most insurances, but I'm wondering what happens in a nursing home. Does insurance start to cover nursing home costs, then, too? Would it be better to move...
Charlotte Post Top Seniors 2019
The Charlotte Post and its nonprofit foundation honored Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools' top academic scholars at its annual celebration. Top Seniors has been ...
Too many lawsuits or bad nursing home care? What's behind bankruptcy, injuries, deaths at...
Government agencies, lawyers and hundreds of families say one of the country’s largest senior-care providers is using its financial woes as a scapegoat for a pattern of substandard care.
Editorial: Voter roll trends may force change
We as an editorial board often talk politics in preparing these Our View columns.The discussion inevitably finds its way to what we consider the greatest
Senior happenings for Week of May 20
DIGHTON Dighton Council on Aging's monthly happenings for May:Prime Time Adult Supportive Day Program, a service provided through the Town of Dighton
How many Florida seniors are stalled by graduation exams?
Teens must pass the state Algebra I and 10th-grade language arts tests to earn a diploma.
Senior’s Day Celebration in Englewood-May 20
Today, 60 is the new 40 as Americans are living longer and with a higher quality of life. During May, Older Americans Month, all across our country org...
Home Care vs. Nursing Homes: What’s the Difference?
When given the option between convalescing at home and in a nursing home, most people prefer to remain at home and age in place. Besides the familiarity, h
How nursing homes get on list of 'poorest performers'
The federal agency that oversees nursing homes said Wednesday facilities on a newly released list of candidates for an improvement program get there by being the among most problematic in
Chile: 10 women killed in nursing home fire
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - A fire swept through a nursing home in southern Chile on Tuesday, killing 10 elderly women, officials said Investigators were trying to determine the cause of the fire that broke out at around 3 a.m. in the women's dormitory at the Santa Marta nursing home in Chiguayante, about 320 miles (520 kilometers) south of the Chilean capital. Only three elderly women were rescued from the burning room. One was hospitalized. Aerial photos carried by the 24 Horas television station…
Gaffney Veteran Nursing Home should be ready by 2021
A long planned veterans nursing home in Cherokee County will soon become a reality. South Carolina State Sen. Harvey Peeler said in a statement the 108-
Dayton task force finds many ways to give bees a chance
The members, appointed by the governor, found common ground over better habitat, education, but split over how to reduce pollinators' exposure to neonicotinoids.
How to Help a Senior with Parkinson’s
If you are taking care of a loved one with Parkinson’s, you are not alone. Here are a few suggestions on how to help a senior with Parkinson’s. Educate Yourself When there is a new diagnosis, often families don’t know where to turn. Getting all the information you can may help. Particularly if you are …