Category: Aging Adults and Seniors1

Elderly Need Support When Coping with Holiday Blues

A Geriatric Care Professional, A Big Help

Source from The Times Tribune, written by: Dr. Anthony Komaroff, a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. Go to his website to send questions and get additional information: www.askdoctork.com Question: Taking care of my elderly father, with his complicated medical care, has become more than I can handle. A…

Jeff Winner (Care America) Appointed to BIANYS Board of Directors

Care America, a CareGivers America company in New York, is proud to announce the appointment of Jeffrey Winner, Corporate Compliance and Structured Day Program Director for Care America, to the Board of Directors for the Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS) At-Large seat. Jeff has been an active…

Corbett Seeks to Expand Medicaid, Innovation Plan Released

From the Pennsylvania Homecare Association Last Friday, Gov. Corbett’s senior staff released two important plans that provide a roadmap on how the Commonwealth will deliver and pay for healthcare in the future. Healthy Pennsylvania Gov. Corbett on Friday announced that he will seek the federal government’s approval to expand Medicaid…

Obama administration awards $55 million to boost health-care workforce

Source from The Washington Post The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $55.5 million in grants to help bolster a health-care workforce that is stretched thin and possibly due for more strain under the Affordable Care Act. The health legislation, known as Obamacare, requires the uninsured to obtain medical coverage,…

Oatmeal Promotes Fullness Better Than Ready-To-Eat Cereal: Study

If you’re looking for a satisfying breakfast that will leave you feeling full, oatmeal may be your best bet, at least compared with ready-to-eat cereal. A small new study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition showed that eating oatmeal for breakfast resulted in greater feelings of fullness and decreased desire…

Questions to ask a Geriatric Care Manager

Recipe of the Week-Cheesy Broccoli-Potato Mash

4 Lies We Tell Ourselves About Our Health

Source from The Huffington Post Most of us have lied to ourselves about health issues from time to time, usually to justify doing something that’s not good for us. Maybe you’ve rationalized having an extra glass of wine or piece of chocolate, for example, because “it’s good for the heart,”…

Lehigh Valley-Caregiver Stress Reduction Classes

Visit http://www.wfmz.com to see more events on the Community Calendar! WHEN Monday, November 18, 2013, 5:30 – 6:30pm WHERE everyday LIFE 2045 Westgate Drive, suite 100 CATEGORY Health / Fitness REGION Lehigh Valley COST free AGE RANGE Adults CONTACT PHONE 484.895.4308 NOTE Gentle Yoga Mondays 5:30-6:30 pm, Mindfulness Meditation Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm. Open to…
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