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Minnesota Politician Delays Medicaid Cuts for Elderly

American politician and current Governor of Minnesota, serving since 2011, is delaying a set of Medicaid rule changes that would have caused about 2,600 low-income elderly Minnesotans to lose benefits, covering home and nursing care for elderly. Mark Dayton ordered the state Department of Human Services (DHS) to postpone the Medicaid cuts for a year… Read More…

Reforming Senior Care in Quebec

A new bill has been passed in Quebec that is set to reform senior care there. The bill aims to help seniors who do not want to be institutionalized. It would give them the means to be taken care of at home. The bill recognizes the fact that most seniors would rather stay at home… Read More…

Senior Care Unit in Clinton Memorial

Not all hospitals have senior care unit and that’s a terrible lack. At Clinton Memorial Hospital that disadvantage is being remedied already. The hospital is opening its own senior care unit. The new unit is aimed to help with senior psychiatric care. According to an article from Tristan Navera for bizjournals.com, “The hospital’s new Senior… Read More…

Keystone College Students Play Santa

Seniors tend to feel lonely during the Christmas season. This is especially true if they are living away from their families. That’s why students and staff from Keystone College would like to cheer them up a bit. They are playing secret Santa to the seniors of Home Instead Senior Care of Clarks Summit. “I hope it… Read More…

Preventing Senior Citizen Falls

Falling is the most common form of domestic accident that occurs to senior citizens. Various elements in the house can result to this event, particularly ifthe homeowner is not conscious about observing orderliness and organization inside the property. Floor clutter and dim-lighted areas are only two of the many factors that can lead to falls…. Read More…

Caregiver Tips Sharing Program

Caregivers need a lot of guidance when it comes to caring for their elderly loved ones who are suffering from chronic complications. The best way to address this is by allowing more experienced individuals to share their experiences regarding the matter. AlertID is a program held to help families cope with struggles related to health… Read More…

Prom for Senior Citizens

There is a new trend in town and that’s setting up proms for senior citizens. Community centers and high schools all over the United States have taken up the concept. The response so far, has been overwhelming. With hopes of bringing memories to senior citizens, organizers have eyed this as a yearly event in many… Read More…

New Format for Home Care

There’s a new program down in Indiana which aims to provide better care for seniors – the program is called Senior Care Central. Its goal is to connect nursing students at the universities in the area with seniors who need care. The concept was launched in participation with several local schools. According to  Elizabeth Ecker … Read More…

How Reform Law Will Affect Senior Care

A lot of people are afraid that the health care reform law will have a very negative impact when it comes to senior care, but it turns out that most of these fears are unfounded. In general, the law will have no effect on the way that seniors get their health care. However, with a… Read More…

Senior Health and Care

Senior health care starts with prevention of the deterioration of the quality of life – a lot of senior citizens in the United States need senior living conditions that are intended to preserve adequate and senior safety life factors for many years because people are now living longer lives. There are important tips to provide… Read More…