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17:17 ET Veterans Administration Introduces New Amendments That Impact Veterans Pension

On September 18, 2018, The Department of Veterans Affairs ("VA") officially published the amendments to certain regulations in 38 CFR Part 3. The...


13:59 ET Happiness and Aging - Seeking Answers to What's Right about Getting Older

For more than a year, a major research study has been conducted by researchers at University of California, San Diego's (UCSD), Center for Healthy...


09:00 ET Population Health Initiative To Pioneer Sustainable Community Influenza Vaccination Models For Underserved, Older Adults

Sustainable Healthy Communities (SHC), a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF), today announced a new population...


Sep 20, 2018, 13:38 ET Watercrest Senior Living Prepares to Welcome Residents to Sage Park Assisted Living and Memory Care in Kissimmee

Watercrest Senior Living Group and Providence One Partners announce the final construction phase of Sage Park Assisted Living and Memory Care in...


Sep 20, 2018, 11:43 ET New Videos Answer Basic Alzheimer's Germ Questions, says Dr. Leslie Norins of Alzheimer's Germ Quest, Inc.

Alzheimer's Germ Quest, Inc., announced it is posting eight one-minute videos—one per week—to answer some of the questions most frequently asked by...


Sep 20, 2018, 11:03 ET Popular Rockford senior community expands, adds unique 'Corner Bar' happy hour space

A Rockford senior housing and care provider will open a $3 million expansion that adds 20 assisted living apartments and features a creative nod to...


Sep 20, 2018, 09:46 ET Solving Crisis in Long Term Care Staffing Needs Modern Tools - Expert Panel

The workforce is the most important driver of clinical, financial and patient/client satisfaction outcomes in senior living and long-term/post-acute...


Sep 20, 2018, 09:07 ET OVER-SIXTY: SHADES OF GRAY -- A Journey Through Life's Later Years (On The Road To Fossilization)

This "guide", which is being released September 25, combines narrative essays, humorous cartoons and famous sayings into an entertaining look at the...


Sep 20, 2018, 09:06 ET Welltower Named to 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL), today announced that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the first time and to the Dow...


Sep 20, 2018, 08:45 ET Oasis Senior Advisors Adds Trio of New Franchises

The need for senior housing solutions continues to grow, and so too does Oasis Senior Advisors. The Bonita Springs-based company has opened three new ...


Sep 20, 2018, 08:16 ET New Survey Reveals People with Atrial Fibrillation Prioritize Stroke Risk Reduction, Seek More Education on Treatment Options

In celebration of National Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Awareness Month, patient advocacy organization StopAfib.org today announced the results of a...


Sep 20, 2018, 08:01 ET Senior Helpers® Names Dr. Alan Abrams Geriatric Clinical Advisor

Senior Helpers®, the nation's premier provider of in-home senior care services, today announced the appointment of Dr. Alan Abrams to the position of ...


Sep 19, 2018, 11:55 ET Patient Groups and Doctors Tell Congress to Pass Medicare Virtual Colonoscopy Coverage

Colorectal cancer care advocacy groups and the American College of Radiology are calling on Congress to pass the CT Colonography Screening for...


Sep 19, 2018, 08:34 ET Parks Associates: More Than 50% of Current or Future Caregivers Are Willing to Pay for an Independent Living Solution for a Loved One

International research firm Parks Associates announced today it will host the workshop "Connected Health and IoT: Impact of Smart Home Solutions" on...


Sep 19, 2018, 06:02 ET University of Phoenix Survey Finds US Adults Say There Are Too Many Unknowns About Old Age to Make it Worth Living to 100

University of Phoenix today announced that 59 percent of U.S. adults say there are too many unknowns about old age to make it worth living to 100...


Sep 18, 2018, 14:31 ET President George W. Bush Attends Medicare Part D 15th Anniversary Summit

Today, George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States, spoke at a summit celebrating the 15th anniversary of Medicare Part D. The event was...


Sep 18, 2018, 13:00 ET Highlights of the Medicare Part D 15th Anniversary Summit

Medicare Access for Patients Rx (MAPRx), a coalition of over 55 patient advocacy organizations, today hosted a summit to celebrate the 15th...


Sep 18, 2018, 12:48 ET AARP Foundation Establishes Relief Fund to Support Victims of Hurricane Florence

AARP Foundation today announced it has created a relief fund to help the victims – especially those ages 50 and older – as relentless rains and...


Sep 18, 2018, 11:52 ET Seniors Delight in Culinary Adventures at Market Street Memory Care Residence in Viera

Each day at Market Street Memory Care Residence in Viera, residents embark on a journey of their senses thanks to the culinary passion and innovation ...


Sep 18, 2018, 10:00 ET Ascend Partners and Civitas Senior Living Break Ground on New Luxury Senior Living Community in Southwest Fort Worth

Ascend Partners, LLC in collaboration with Fort Worth-based senior living management company, Civitas Senior Living, have begun construction on their ...


Sep 18, 2018, 09:05 ET Scot Landborg of Sterling Wealth Partners Launches Retire Eyes Wide Open Podcast

Sterling Wealth Partners, a full-service wealth management group specializing in investment and risk management, insurance, retirement and legacy...


Sep 18, 2018, 09:00 ET Civitas Senior Living Brings New Luxury Senior Communities to North Austin

Fort Worth-based Civitas Senior Living is pleased to introduce Double Creek Assisted Living and Memory Care and Tech Ridge Oaks Assisted Living and...


Sep 18, 2018, 08:45 ET Volunteer Driver Service is Successful in Rural County Ravaged by Wildfires

Rural and isolated residents of Lake County California have been able to meet difficult transportation needs because of the Lake Links' Pay-Your-Pal...


Sep 17, 2018, 11:00 ET New Online Tools Provide Best Practices in Surgical Care for Older Adults

The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), the American Geriatrics Society (AGS), with funding from The John A. Hartford Foundation, today...


Sep 17, 2018, 08:00 ET Dr. Michela Gallagher Wins Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation's Prestigious Melvin R. Goodes Prize

Dr. Michela Gallagher has been named the recipient of the 2018 Melvin R. Goodes Prize for Excellence in Alzheimer's Drug Discovery. The prize,...