Nursing home residents commonly abused by neighbors

Cornell Chronicle June 23, 2016 Nursing home residents commonly abused by neighbors By Heather Lindsey cunews@cornell.edu Twenty percent of people living in nursing homes are abused by other residents, according to a study by researchers in the College of Human Ecology and Weill Cornell Medicine. “We were very surprised by the prevalence of aggression,” said
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Compass Care, LLC has been selected for the 2016 Best of Stamford Award in the Healthcare category by the Stamford Award Program.

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Compass Care, LLC Receives 2016 Best of Stamford Award Stamford Award Program Honors the Achievement STAMFORD March 25, 2016 — Compass Care, LLC has been selected for the 2016 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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Caring for children, aging parents puts squeeze on workers

Caring for children, aging parents puts squeeze on workers The so-called ‘sandwich generation’ phenomenon ensnares many Maine adults – particularly women – and profoundly affects their time and finances. BY J. CRAIG ANDERSON STAFF WRITER canderson@pressherald.com | @JCraigAnderson | 207-791-6390 SarahJoy Chaples’ mother was diagnosed with late-stage cancer in February. Despite surgeries and rounds of
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Distinguished Speaker Series Continues with Second Speaker on Successful Healthy Aging & Caregiving

Distinguished Speaker Series Continues with Second Speaker on Successful Healthy Aging & Caregiving Dr. Karl Pillemer set to speak on April 21st at The Greenwich Library on “Living and Loving: Advice from the Oldest (and Wisest) Americans” March 17, 2016 10:17 AM Eastern Daylight Time STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Commission on Aging, The Greenwich Library, At
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People in their nineties reveal their secrets to aging well – Business Insider

There are many reasons why some people live long healthy lives while others don’t, but one of them is undoubtedly genes. People in their nineties reveal their secrets to aging well Irene Maeve Rea, Jennifer Rea and Ken Mills, The Conversation Feb. 26, 2016, 2:28 AM 19,150 The ConversationNever too old. There are many reasons
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Scientists make significant anti-aging breakthrough

A breakthrough in understanding human skin cells offers a pathway for new anti-ageing treatments. Scientists make significant anti-aging breakthrough February 25, 2016 Credit: Peter Griffin/public domain A breakthrough in understanding human skin cells offers a pathway for new anti-ageing treatments. For the first time, scientists at Newcastle University, UK, have identified that the activity of
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Shortage of caregivers hits home as families scramble to find help – StarTribune.com

For one mother, a hospital bed was the only choice. Shortage of caregivers hits home as families scramble to find help For one mother, a hospital bed was the only choice. By Chris Serres Star Tribune FEBRUARY 27, 2016 — 10:03PM GALLERY GRID JIM GEHRZ – STAR TRIBUNE Gallery: Pictures are hung on a wall
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There is hope on horizon for Alzheimer’s patients, caregivers

Alzheimer’s in Arizona: There is hope on the horizon for patients, caregivers SHARE STORY BY HOLLIDAY MOORE | February 26, 2016 @ 8:41 am  http://ktar.com/story/932850/alzheimers-in-arizona-there-is-hope-on-the-horizon-for-patients-caregivers/ Alzheimer’s in Arizona: Hope for the future Government leaders and the medical community have hope for the future of Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers. Listen: Alzheimer’s in Arizona: Hope for
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CARE Act gives hand up to family caregivers | The Olympian

CARE Act gives hand up to family caregivers Family caregivers are the backbone of elder care in Washington state The CARE Act would help by requiring caregivers to be looped in by hospitals, providers AARP is backing the measure, saying polls show bipartisan support for it MIKE TUCKER Courtesy of AARP Washington BY MIKE TUCKER
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Help Offered to Adult Children Becoming Caregivers – Atlanta Jewish Times

Help Offered to Adult Children Becoming Caregivers BY JEWISH TIMESFEBRUARY 26, 2016 A recent AARP report states that 40 million people provide 37 billion hours of unpaid caregiving a year, or 80 percent of the long-term care in this country, but each of us does not have to reinvent this wheel. Weinstein Hospice created the
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700 Elders Reveal Secrets To Long-Lasting Love

700 Elders Reveal Secrets To Long-Lasting Love FEB 14, 2016 08:00 AM ET // BY ALYSSA DANIGELIS So, grandma, how did you make your marriage last? Cornell University sociologist Karl Pillemer set out to uncover the secrets to living happily ever after so he asked hundreds of older people about love, relationships, and marriage. Some of
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People over 65 shared their greatest regret in life – the most common one may surprise you

People over 65 shared their greatest regret in life – the most common one may surprise you Professor Karl Pillemer was unprepared for the answer he received when he asked older people what they regret most Rachel Gillett, Business Insider Thursday 7 January 2016 Karl Pillemer spoke to more than 1,500 people over the age of 65 Getty
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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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