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12:45 ET Discovery Senior Living Bolsters Operations Leadership With Addition of Two Key Executives

Discovery Senior Living has announced the expansion of its operations team through the hiring of Nicole Gasaway, Regional Vice President of...


11:01 ET SCAN Health Plan Brings Senior Sensitivity Training to All Long Beach Firefighters

SCAN Health Plan®, one of the nation's largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage plans, today announced it has provided its senior sensitivity...


09:00 ET AvantGuard and Clairvoyant Networks Create the First of a New Generation of Monitoring Solutions for Older Adults

AvantGuard Monitoring Centers announced today its collaboration with Clairvoyant Networks, LLC, an award winning provider of remote monitoring...


09:00 ET St. Croix Hospice launches North Star Dementia Program

To care for growing numbers of patients with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias—a group projected to double in number by the year 2050—St. Croix ...


08:10 ET Home For The Holidays Is Opportunity For Long Distance Caregivers To Assess Aging Parents' Care Needs

The holidays bring families together. In fact, it may be the only opportunity that family members who are long-distance caregivers have to observe...


08:01 ET Senior Helpers® of Sun City Center and Hillsborough County to Host Dementia, Alzheimer's and Caregiving Seminar

Senior Helpers®, the nation's premier provider of personalized in-home senior care, today announced it will host an educational session on caregiving ...


08:00 ET San Diego Senior Emergency Care Initiative Launches with All Major Health Systems in Region Committing to Pursue Senior-Friendly Emergency Department Accreditation

Seniors throughout San Diego can expect more senior-friendly care in local emergency departments with the announcement of a collaboration between...


Dec 09, 2019, 17:40 ET Welltower™ Announces Early Redemption Of Notes Due November 25, 2020

Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL) announces that on December 24, 2019, it is redeeming all of the outstanding 3.35% Senior Notes due November 25, 2020 (the ...


Dec 09, 2019, 16:40 ET New Report Reveals LGBTQ Seniors Face Critical Challenges Accessing Aging Services

On Lok and Openhouse today released results from a groundbreaking new report by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), which aims to...


Dec 09, 2019, 12:49 ET Always Best Care Franchisees Expand Services To Greater Scottsdale

Always Best Care Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, announced today that franchisees John and...


Dec 09, 2019, 08:37 ET Hydra Pulse: Making Every Bottle Smart

Today Thriving Solutions Inc., is pleased to announce its Kickstarter campaign, for its product the Hydra Pulse, launching on December 9th, 2019 at...


Dec 06, 2019, 13:08 ET Watercrest St. Lucie West Promotes Common Unity by Giving Thanks

At Watercrest St. Lucie West Assisted Living and Memory Care, residents and associates recently embarked upon a month-long movement of 'Giving...


Dec 05, 2019, 14:15 ET Watercrest Recognizes Construction Teams at the Celebratory Topping Out of Watercrest Sarasota Senior Living Community

Over 160 leadership, construction and development crew members gathered for the celebratory 'Topping Out' of Watercrest Sarasota Senior Living...


Dec 05, 2019, 14:15 ET Nearly 1,000 Ride-Share Services Available to Nation's Seniors

An analysis by NORC at the University of Chicago and ITNAmerica of Westbrook, ME, shows that seniors have access to nearly 1,000 ride-share services...


Dec 05, 2019, 11:00 ET Sequoia Living Names Sara McVey President and CEO

Sequoia Living, a non-profit organization that offers housing and services to seniors in Northern California, recently announced senior living...


Dec 05, 2019, 10:04 ET Federal Agencies, Nonprofits and Global Companies Connect with Tech Entrepreneurs, Investors at Innovation in Longevity Summit Convened in Nation's Capital

The Washington Innovation in Longevity Summit (WIN) happening here December 9-10 at the National Press Club and produced by Mary Furlong &...


Dec 05, 2019, 09:45 ET LifeStation Introduces Mobile LTE: Next Generation Personal Emergency Response System

LifeStation, a leading provider of medical alert monitoring systems and connected health solutions for aging seniors and caregivers, has announced...


Dec 05, 2019, 09:30 ET Snug Reaches New Milestone of 250,000 Cumulative Check-Ins

Snug, the friendly, free daily check-in service for seniors living alone, today announces crossing the milestone of 250,000 cumulative check-ins. The ...


Dec 05, 2019, 09:06 ET Florida Blue and Papa Partner to Address Social Isolation, Improve Health Outcomes

Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, announced today that it is partnering with Papa, a nationwide provider of senior services, to...


Dec 05, 2019, 08:33 ET IFFGD Recognizes December as Constipation Awareness Month with the Launch of Animated Patient's Guide to Constipation

December is Constipation Awareness Month. International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Foundation (IFFGD) launches a campaign to address the...


Dec 05, 2019, 07:01 ET Harvard Pilgrim Health Care And Ride Health Collaborate To Provide Health Care-Related Transportation For Medicare Members In Two States

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Ride Health have announced a collaboration to offer non-emergency medical transportation at no cost for Medicare...


Dec 04, 2019, 09:02 ET AARP Endorses Congressional Agreement on Federal Robocall Legislation

AARP today announced its endorsement of the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act (S. 151), legislation that would help reduce illegal and unwanted robocalls and...


Dec 04, 2019, 08:30 ET WellCare Selected to Continue Serving Kentucky's Medicaid Managed Care Program, Awarded Sole Contract for New Kentucky SKY Program

WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) announced today the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services selected WellCare of Kentucky...


Dec 04, 2019, 06:11 ET Local Senior Living Communities Collect Zero-Waste Toys for Children in Need

Three Austin-area senior living communities, The Enclave at Round Rock Senior Living (Round Rock), Lake Travis Independent Living, and The Enclave at ...


Dec 03, 2019, 17:15 ET Expanding Into Pennsylvania, CareFinders Total Care Doubles Down With Acquisitions of At Home Quality Care and Philadelphia Home Care, Inc.

CareFinders, the fastest-growing home healthcare provider in the Northeast region, has expanded its footprint into Pennsylvania with the addition of...