Proposed Minimum Wage to Cost Home Health $1.7 Billion

Proposed Minimum Wage to Cost Home Health $1.7 Billion By Amy Baxter | January 26, 2016 Health care associations are fighting back against a proposed $15 minimum wage that could cost hospitals, nursing homes and home health companies at least $2.9 billion annually. The Healthcare Association of New York (HANY), which is composed of 500
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How Technology Will Impact Home Health Care

Published on HomeCare Magazine (http://www.homecaremag.com) Home > Print > Aging Place Features > January 2016 How Technology Will Impact Home Health Care The aging population is forcing tech evaluation and growth by Dr. John R. Patrick Between 2010 and 2050, the senior population is expected to reach 88.5 million, or 20 percent of the U.S.
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Hundreds of retirees share secrets to a happy marriage

Hundreds of retirees share secrets to a happy marriage Nanci Hellmich, USA TODAY10:07 a.m. EST January 6, 2015 (Photo: Sam Greene, Gannett) 19CONNECTTWEET 72LINKEDIN 6COMMENTEMAILMORE When gerontologist Karl Pillemer asked hundreds of retirees to tell him the secret to a happy marriage, they poured their hearts out. They said that “marriage is hard. It takes
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The Love Advice That Shocked Expert Karl Pillemer

The Love Advice That Shocked Expert Karl Pillemer Next Avenue  |  By Suzanne Gerber Posted: 01/13/2015 6:21 am EST Updated: 01/13/2015 6:59 am EST SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Suzanne Gerber You’d think that nothing could shock Karl Pillemer, when it comes to the lives of older folks. After all, the distinguished gerontologist, family sociologist,
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CornellCast – Inside Cornell: Karl Pillemer’s ’30 Lessons for Loving’

January / February 2015 Heart to Heart   Gerontologist Karl Pillemer gleans relationship advice from veterans of long marriages By Heather Salerno Jennifer Thomas Birckmayer, MA ’56, was married to her husband for forty-seven years before he passed away in 2003. Theirs was a partnership built on deep love and commitment— the kind of relationship
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Press Release – Compass Care Brings The Science of Home Health Care to Fairfield County

      Jan. 20, 2015 15:15 UTC Compass Care Brings The Science of Home Health Care to Fairfield County STAMFORD, Conn.­­(BUSINESS WIRE)­­ Renowned geriatricians are playing key roles in Compass Care, a new concierge care management and private duty homecare company. This Stamford­based company was started four months ago by Dr. Mark Lachs, Co­Chief
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2015 Excellence in Medicine Awards winners

Every year the AMA Foundation honors a select group of physicians and medical students who exemplify the medical profession’s highest values: commitment to service, community involvement, altruism, leadership and dedication to patient care. The inspirational stories of these awardees demonstrate the enormous impact that one person can have in his or her community. Dr. Debasish
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Distinguished Speaker Series Announced − Successful Healthy Aging & Caregiving | Business Wire

Distinguished Speaker Series Announced − Successful Healthy Aging & Caregiving Inaugural talk set for Oct. 8th at Greenwich Library “What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Getting Older” – Dr. Mark S. Lachs September 24, 2015 10:31 AM Eastern Daylight Time STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Commission on Aging, The Greenwich Library, At Home in Greenwich and
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Compass Care, LLC has been selected for the 2015 Best of Stamford Award in the Healthcare category by the Stamford Award Program.

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Compass Care, LLC Receives 2015 Best of Stamford Award Stamford Award Program Honors the Achievement STAMFORD October 21, 2015 — Compass Care, LLC has been selected for the 2015 Best of Stamford Award in the Healthcare category by the Stamford Award Program. Each year, the Stamford Award Program identifies companies
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Podcast: Geriatrician Dr. Mark Lachs – The Secrets of Aging Well – Library News

Aging does not begin when you get a Medicare Card — it begins when you are born! Whether you’re 35, 55, 85 or beyond — you need to hear what renowned Geriatrician Dr. Mark Lachs has to say about the secrets of aging and assuring the highest possible quality of life at any age. Dr.
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