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1 week 5 days

Essential Elder Law Seminar, April 12, 2018--presented by Estate Planning/Elder Law Attorney Denise A. Mortati

Join Denise A. Mortati, estate planning and elder law attorney, for an informative seminar on estate planning, which will include a discussion on wills, powers of attorney and health care directives, and why these documents need to be in place and/or updated regularly.  Question and answer period will follow the presentation.

Presentation will be held at Autumn Lake Healthcare, 34 Midrocks Drive, Norwalk, CT at 6:00-7:30 pm

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Join Denise A. Mortati, estate planning and elder law attorney, for an informative seminar on estate planning, which will include a discussion on wills, powers of attorney and health care d

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1 week 6 days

Aging with Grace & Dignity

 

“Proactive steps to maintaining your independence and quality of life.”

 

 

By Linda Ziac

The Caregiver Resource Center

April 9, 2018

www.CaregiverResourceCenter.com

 

 

ONE THING WE CAN ALL BE SURE OF IS WE’RE AGING

 

While studies show that most seniors are healthy and function at high levels, it is inevitable that as we grow older, issues will surface related to our independence.

 

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“Proactive steps to maintaining your independence and quality of life.”

 

 

By Linda Ziac

The Caregiver Resource Center

April 9, 2018

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1 week 6 days

Kindred at Home's Houston location provides personalized in-home care to seniors and those in need of home care services. Our Houston location provides services to help individuals overcome the challenges of ageing, dementia, and disabilities. We can help with everything from medication reminders and transportation, to helping with basic tasks around the home.

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Kindred at Home's Houston location provides personalized in-home care to seniors and those in need of home care services.

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2 weeks 2 days

Welcome to Autumn Home Care, LLC, we serve all those in the St. Charles and Greater St. Louis surrounding areas. Here, you will find information necessary in getting started with our exceptional caregivers.

Autumn Home Care, LLC is a non-medical home care company. Our warm and compassionate staff offer services to all members of the community who are in need. Rest assured, that we are well-equipped to match you with the perfect caregiver—one who can assist you with all your needs making daily living easier.

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Welcome to Autumn Home Care, LLC, we serve all those in the St. Charles and Greater St. Louis surrounding areas.

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2 weeks 3 days

‘Nightmare Bacteria’ Stalk U.S. Hospitals

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Liz Szabo and Kaiser Health News

Cover photo: Mucoid colonies of the pathogenic multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae cling to an agar plate. Nightmare bacteria — those that are resistant to almost every drug — are particularly deadly in the elderly and people with chronic illnesses. 

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Liz Szabo and Kaiser Health News

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2 weeks 3 days

External Business Development and Professional Outreach for three Benchmark Senior Living communities: Carriage Green Milford; Benchmark Senior Living Split Rock Shelton; Middlebrook Farms Trumbull.

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External Business Development and Professional Outreach for three Benchmark Senior Living communities: Carriage Green Milford; Benchmark Senior Living Split Rock Shelton; Middlebrook Farms Trumbu

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2 weeks 4 days

The Case Manager Corner – April 2018

 

Care Planning – An Integral Part in the Aging Process

 

By Linda Ziac

The Caregiver Resource Center

April 4, 2018

www.CaregiverResourceCenter.com

 

 

While studies show that most seniors are healthy and function at a high level, it’s inevitable that as we grow older, issues will surface related to our health, safety, independence and quality of life.

 

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Care Planning – An Integral Part in the Aging Process

 

By Linda Ziac

The Caregiver Resource Center

April 4, 2018

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2 weeks 4 days

Advance Care Planning Workshop: Honoring Healthcare Choices. Sponsored by Griffin Hospital. On April 17, 2018 starting at 6:30 pm. Location: Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street Derby, CT

Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street  Derby, CT will offer a free talk on how to plan for future healthcare and medical decisions on Tues., April 17, 2018 starting at 6:30 p.m.

Griffin Hospital Advance Care Planning Coordinator Lynn Aiksnoras will present, “Advance Care Planning: Honoring Healthcare Choices,” an open discussion on the three stages of Advance Care Planning (ACP) in which individuals discuss and decide their future healthcare wishes in the event that they are unable to speak for themselves.

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Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street  Derby, CT will offer a free talk on how to plan for future healthcare and medical decisions on Tues., April 17, 2018 starting at 6:30 p.m.

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2 weeks 4 days

Long Term Care Insurance ~ CT Partnership For Long Term Care Workshop. On Thursday April 5, 2018 starting at 6:00 pm. Host/ Location: Atria of Stratford, CT 6911 Main Street Stratford, CT 06614

 

Long Term Care Insurance ~ CT Partnership For Long Term Care Workshop. On Thursday April 5, 2018 starting at 6:00 pm. Host/ Location: Atria of Stratford, CT 6911 Main Street Stratford, CT 06614

Aldo Pantano, from the CT Partnership for Long Term Care, with the State Office of Policy and Management will be speaking at Atria of Stratford.  Come learn about how the State's Partnership for Long-Term Care can help you plan ahead for your future long term Care needs.

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2 weeks 4 days

Medicare Advantage Plans Cleared To Go Beyond Medical Coverage — Even Groceries

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog and cover photo by By Susan Jaffe and Kaiser Health News 

Cover photo: This is one of several vans that provides door-to-door service for seniors and adults with disabilities going to medical appointments and programs at the Institute on Aging in San Francisco. (Credit: Susan Jaffe)

Air conditioners for people with asthma, healthy groceries, rides to medical appointments and home-delivered meals may be among the new benefits added to Medicare Advantage coverage when new federal rules take effect next year.

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog and cover photo by By Susan Jaffe and Kaiser Health News 

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2 weeks 4 days

New Haven Area Senior Network, NHASN April 2018 Meeting on Wednesday April 18, 2018 starting at 8:00 am. Location/Host: Arden House Health & Rehab 850 Mix Avenue Hamden, CT

New Haven Area Senior Network, NHASN  April 2018 Meeting on Wednesday April 18, 2018 starting at 8:00 am. Location/Host: Arden House Health & Rehab 850 Mix Avenue Hamden, CT

Host:

Arden House Health & Rehab

850 Mix Ave.

Hamden CT.

Co-host:

VNA Community Healthcare & Hospice

 

Speaker: 

Dr. Alan P. Siegal of Geriatric & Adult Psychiatry (GAP) of Hamden

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New Haven Area Senior Network, NHASN  April 2018 Meeting on Wednesday April 18, 2018 starting at 8:00 am.

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2 weeks 4 days

Older Americans Are Hooked On Vitamins Despite Scarce Evidence They Work

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Liz Szabo and Kaiser Health News. Cover photo by (Lydia Zuraw/KHN)

When she was a young physician, Dr. Martha Gulati noticed that many of her mentors were prescribing vitamin E and folic acid to patients. Preliminary studies in the early 1990s had linked both supplements to a lower risk of heart disease.

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Liz Szabo and Kaiser Health News. Cover photo by (Lydia Zuraw/KHN)

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2 weeks 5 days

Know the Signs of a Stroke

Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH  

A stroke is serious, just like a heart attack, so it’s important to know the signs of stroke and act quickly if you suspect someone is having one. Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, and causes more serious long-term disabilities than any other disease. Older people are at higher risk. You can take steps to lower your chance of having a stroke.

Know the Signs of Stroke

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Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH  

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2 weeks 6 days

Kindred at Home provides personalized home care services in the Phoenix, Arizona area. If you or a loved one are struggling with the challenges that come with ageing, Kindred at Home can help with all aspects of your life - from medication reminders to medical transportation.

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Kindred at Home provides personalized home care services in the Phoenix, Arizona area.

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3 weeks 21 hours

Scrutinizing Medicare Coverage For Physical, Occupational And Speech Therapy

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News 

For years, confusion has surrounded the conditions under which older adults can receive physical, occupational and speech therapy covered by Medicare.

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News 

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3 weeks 1 day

FDA Moves To Cut Nicotine In Cigarettes, Helping Smokers Kick Habit

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Liz Szabo and Kaiser Health News 

Cigarettes would contain less addictive nicotine — making them less attractive to smokers — under an “unprecedented” plan the Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday.

Stripping cigarettes of all or most of their addictive power could lead 5 million adults to quit smoking within a year of the plan going into place and another 8 million to quit within five years, according to an analysis published Thursday in The New England Journal of Medicine.

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Liz Szabo and Kaiser Health News 

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