Senior Citizens News

Senior Citizen News – including seniorcare, long term care (LTC), retirement planning, hospice care, aging in place, and related senior citizen news as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Keep Our Seniors Safe Act Signed by Governor Newsom

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announces that California Governor Newsom signed the Keep Our Seniors Safe Act, a part of SB 172 (Portantino) which was signed into law on 12 October, 2019.

Save A Life and Protect Your Family for Life – Zanthion Launches AI Digital Healthcare SMART Lifetime Bundle

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zanthion launches SMART Lifetime, a complete personal and home security system for life, with no subscription fees and proactive health monitoring with crowdsourced awareness. Zanthion is an AI digital healthcare company with a class-leading Senior Care IoT Platform.

How One Senior Living Company is Dedicating Themselves to Tradition

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the assisted living and memory care industry – is it possible to honor your residents as well as pass on their traditions? The answer simply is yes! This is what Aventine Hill Communities has done with their new assisted living and memory care community – The June!

A Dedication to Tradition in San Antonio: The Heritage at Westover Hills is now The June, an Aventine Hill Community

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Aug. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Aventine Hill Communities is proud to announce that they have taken over ownership of The Heritage at Westover Hills, a beloved Assisted Living and Memory Care community in San Antonio, Texas, and are renaming the community – The June!

Absolute Trust Counsel Launches the Elder Advocacy and Law Boot Camp

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Aug. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the number of aging American 65 and older continues to rise, so does the need to support our elder community care systems to protect quality of life for as long as possible. Taking leadership in addressing these issues is estate planning firm Absolute Trust Counsel and the launch of its Elder Advocacy & Law Boot Camp this fall.

Due to the Gilroy Tragedy, the Historic Meeting with Calif. Gov. Newsom and 100-year-old WWII Vet Sidney Walton Occurred at the Capitol Monday, Immediately after the Governor Returned from Gilroy

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sidney Walton, age 100, one of America’s oldest WWII veterans and just back from on-stage in Normandy, met with Gov. Gavin Newsom July 29, 4:30 to 5 p.m. in the Governor’s office. The meeting was arranged by state Senator Brian Jones from San Diego County. (VIDEO)

Papa’s ‘Grandkids On-demand’ for Seniors Launches Nationwide Expansion in Seven New States

MIAMI, Fla., June 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa, a leader in the Elder Tech industry announced they have expanded services to California, Illinois, Texas, Mississippi, Arkansas, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Papa is expanding beyond its current markets of 19 cities throughout Florida, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. Papa Pals support older adults with transportation, household chores, technology, and companionship.

John Hagelgans Joins Zanthion as Chief Technology Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John Hagelgans has joined Zanthion(TM) as their new CTO. Zanthion spent over a year looking for a new chief technology officer based in the United States with the integrity and intelligence to help them achieve dominance in the elderly care market.

The New Old Age: America’s Elders Fumbling Through the Journey of Aging

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., May 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Absolute Trust Talk, a monthly podcast released by Absolute Trust Counsel, recently sat down with Linda Fodrini-Johnson, Founder and Executive Director of Eldercare Services, to discuss the solution to aging with ease.

Growing Work Opportunities for Artists in North Carolina – Creative Aging Symposium

GREENSBORO, N.C., April 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Creative Aging Network-NC (CAN-NC) is excited to announce its 2019 Creative Aging Symposium: Building Creative Communities Across Generations on April 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bell Campus in Greensboro. Artists in and around North Carolina have a unique opportunity to learn about the growing field of intergenerational arts at the fun and highly interactive event.

A Day of Self Discovery and Soulful Inquiry for Care Providers

GREENSBORO, N.C., April 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Creative Aging Network-NC is excited to announce its 2019 Creative Aging Symposium: Building Creative Communities Across Generations coming up April 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bell Campus in Greensboro, the event will be repeated on May 1 during the same hours at the Harris Conference Center in Charlotte.

Lift and Care Systems Now Offers Wheelchair to Car Transfer Devices

LAKEVILLE, Mass., April 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lift & Care Systems is proud to carry Access Unlimited’s Multi-Lift and Glide n Go wheelchair to car transfer devices. The Access Unlimited Multi-Lift is designed to be used primarily with cars, but it can also be used for vans, trucks or SUVs.

Keep Our Seniors Safe Act Passes Senate Committee – Portantino’s SB 172

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) announces its collaboration and partnership with California State Senator Anthony Portantino (D, SD 25) in the drafting of Senate Bill 172 Firearms, enhancing safe storage protections for the two most vulnerable populations in our society: the elderly and children.

Legacy Global Development Announces Launch of The Paradise Retirement Plan at Orchid Bay, Belize

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legacy Global Development today announced the launch of the Paradise Retirement Plan at its prestigious Orchid Bay, Belize property. As many North Americans are purchasing vacation homes prior to retirement, then choosing to live in their vacation home full-time after they retire, the Paradise Retirement Plan is a home ownership program customized to cater to this growing real estate trend.

Demaree Crossing Assisted Living and Memory Care Hosts Free Memory Care Workshops

GREENWOOD, Ind., March 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Meridian Senior Living’s Demaree Crossing Assisted Living and Memory Care hosts two ongoing memory care workshops: Caregiver Cafe and Mini Dementia Workshops every month onsite at 1255 Demaree Road, Greenwood, IN 46143. These workshops are vital as the global impact of dementia is staggering.

Papa Announces Appointment of Industry Veteran Chuck Hector to Executive Team

MIAMI, Fla., March 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Papa, Inc., the nation’s first human companionship platform for seniors, today announced the appointment of healthcare benefit industry veteran Chuck Hector as Chief Growth Officer. Mr. Hector will play an instrumental role in leading the company’s expansion of its “Grandkids On-Demand” service to address the epidemic of social isolation and loneliness in our nation’s senior segment.

Popular Podcast Focuses on Alzheimer’s: Early Detection, Future Planning and Signs Misinterpreted

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., March 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Absolute Trust Talk, a monthly podcast released by Absolute Trust Counsel, recently sat down with Dori Sproul, a family care specialist from the Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California, to discuss the myths and misconceptions associated with Alzheimer’s – a growing epidemic that affects more than 5 million people each year.

Grand Opening of Los Angeles Senior Artists’ Art Exhibit

COVINA, Calif., Jan. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Senior Artists’ Art Exhibit – Collection from the Treasure Chest, held by H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III Cultural and Art Museum, had its Grand Opening at the museum on January 26, 2019. Senior painting artists from both the main-stream and Chinese societies in many cities, turned their rich live experiences into color brushes, and they sketched, outlined and drew their ideologies and expectations about mankind and the world into wonderful paintings.

Integrity Home Care and Hospice Exceeds National Averages for Patient and Family Experience

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Nov. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Integrity Home Care and Hospice exceeded the national and regional averages in each of six areas of distinction for patient and family experience, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMMS).

EVOLVE Physical Therapy in NYC Hosts Rock Steady Boxing’s Innovative Parkinson Training Program

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Evolve Physical Therapy proudly partners with Rock Steady Boxing to help knock out Parkinson’s disease throughout NYC, offers new exercise program specifically aimed at improving the quality of life for people living with Parkinson’s Disease, garners NBC Nightly News attention.

Pioneer of Golf Shot Tracking and Measurement commits $250,000 of golf shot measurement technology to provide a new golf sport for the blind

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Florida resident George Nauck has established Golf For Blind, Inc., a Florida Not For Profit Corporation. Funds raised will be used to place golf shot measurement and scoring systems on ranges where blind and disabled veterans may learn to play golf through measured and scored target shoots.

Papa Continues to Expand Across Florida to Stop the Loneliness Epidemic

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As of August 2018, Papa Inc. expands to the Orlando and Jacksonville markets to assist seniors and elders with transportation, household chores, and technology. Papa’s mission to cure loneliness for seniors is aligned with their goals to bring on energetic college students who aspire to bridge the generational gap and give companionship to senior citizens.

No Signs of Slowing Down: Papa Continues to Grow Throughout Florida

FORT MYERS, Fla., July 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As of July 2018, Papa Inc. expands to the Fort Myers and Naples markets to assist seniors and elders with transportation, household chores, teaching technology, and companionship. Papa recruits college students, and bridges the generational gap of young adults and senior citizens through their platform. Currently Papa has 300 Papa Pals on board who have the freedom to choose their schedule.

‘FlyingOver50’ Granny Pole Dancer, Makeda Smith, Continues to Elevate Mature Women with New MercVille Productions Music Video

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Grandmother, publicist and pole dancer Makeda Smith, the creator behind the blog-turned-movement, FlyingOver50, has once again teamed with Christina Villegas and Jeff Mercer, the owners of MercVille Productions, to create a mesmerizing pole dance music video (safe for work).

Medical Care Alert Earns 6th Consecutive Angie’s List Award

NORTHVILLE, Mich., March 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the 6th year in a row, Medical Care Alert has received the Angie’s List Super Service Award for outstanding customer service. This 2018 award follows Medical Care Alert’s recent back-to-back ‘Gator100’ awards recognizing the company’s continued growth.

Medical Care Alert Named to University of Florida’s Gator100 List of Fastest Growing Companies for Second Year

NORTHVILLE, Mich., Feb. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical Care Alert, a leading provider of medical alert systems to senior citizens nationwide, has been named to the University of Florida’s Gator100 list of fastest growing alumni companies for the second year in a row.

Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor Shares How to Avoid Living in Your Kid’s Basement When You Retire

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In his new book, “The Mindset of Retirement Success: 7 Winning Strategies to Change Your Life” (ISBN: 978-0999641408), Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor Rodger Alan Friedman, delivers blunt advice to anyone who has been putting off retirement planning.

Travel Advice: Top 5 Considerations for Retirees Purchasing Travel Insurance in 2018

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TravelInsurance.com today outlined five key points retirees should consider in regard to travel insurance before they hit the road in the coming year. ‘While travel can be complicated at any age, retirees are faced with additional considerations, especially when it comes to medical coverage,’ said Stan Sandberg, co-founder.

A Prime Time to Plan for Long-Term Care Is After Arranging It for Someone Else, says ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you been called upon to arrange care for an aging parent or other loved one? If so, “it can be a blessing in disguise,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation’s largest long-term care insurance agencies. “It can inspire you to plan ahead for your own care, without delay.”

Reception at Cocoon Homecare in support of Council Member Donovan Richards

JAMAICA, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This past Wednesday evening, a crowd gathered at a reception at Cocoon Homecare in Jamaica to show their support for Council Member Donovan Richards. Also notably present was Community Board 12 Chairwoman Adrienne Adams who just clinched the democratic primary for the District 28 City Council seat and is well positioned to win the seat in the general election in November.

CARR Awarded AARP Community Challenge 2017 Grant

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) is pleased to announce it has received an AARP Community Challenge Grant. AARP announced its grant recipients on its website on 7 September, 2017. CARR is one of only 4 AARP’s Community Challenge Grant recipients in California.

Longevity Alert: As America Ages, Long-Term Care Costs Could Overwhelm Most Families, say ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The number of Americans age 65 and older is on track to double — from 46 million now to over 98 million in 2060, when today’s 20-somethings will be turning 65. At that time the 65-plus age group’s share of the population will have jumped to 24-percent from 15-percent today. “Think of it,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, “one in four of us will be in the older group, at high risk of needing long-term care.”

It’s Easier to Plan for Long-Term Care if We Face Our Personal Concerns First, says ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last year the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services issued a report about Americans’ concerns and actions related to long-term care (LTC), also referred to as long-term services and supports (LTSS). “The main takeaway was not the particulars of the responses, in our view,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners. “It was the fact that participants considered and faced the issues.”

ACSIA Partners Offers Decision Funnel for Quick and Easy Long-Term Care Choices

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many Americans spend hours investigating long-term care options online, only to come away confused and dispirited. Now there’s another way to go. It’s a by-phone Decision Funnel designed to cut through the complexity. Offered by ACSIA Partners, the service will be delivered by real human specialists, not phone robots.

More Than Two Thirds of Americans Not Prepared for Disability

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., May 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The average American Fidelity Assurance Company long-term disability is nearly three years. Even though one in five adults experiences a long-term disability, most Americans are ill-prepared to cover expenses if they are unable to work (note 1). The average American could not cover a $400 emergency without selling some of their possessions and 69 percent have less than $1,000 in savings (notes 2, 3).

Be Alert for a Job Offer You Can’t Refuse: ‘Unpaid Caregiver,’ Warns Long-Term Care Leader ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “America faces a senior health crisis that is also an employment crisis,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation’s largest long-term care insurance agencies. In most U.S. households an out-of-the-blue “job offer” will suddenly appear.

It’s Tax Time, and Millions Could Miss Sizeable Deductions for Long-Term Care Insurance, ACSIA Partners Says

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re considering long-term care insurance, or already have a policy, “Tax time is a good time to look for help from Uncle Sam,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation’s largest long-term care insurance agencies. “And the help you get could be more than negligible.”

CARR Announces First Corporate Sponsor, Grace Care Management

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR) is pleased to announce Grace Care Management as CARR’s first corporate sponsor. President and CEO Cindy Hasz stated, “Grace Care Management is pleased to support CARR’s consumer advocacy work; it long overdue, and much needed by the growing numbers of seniors who are receiving assisted living placements in California.”

Long-Term Care Leader ACSIA Partners Will Help ‘Kill the Wicked Witch of Alzheimer’s’

SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the second year in a row, ACSIA Partners, a national long-term care insurance agency based in Kirkland, Wash., will join the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. As part of its three-day annual conference, the company will host a fundraiser on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association, which seeks a cure for the debilitating disease.

Long-Term Care Insurance Is a Gift for the Whole Family, ACSIA Partners Says

KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you want to brighten the lives of everyone in your family, “Consider the gift of long-term care insurance,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning. “Whether you get the policy for yourself or for aging parents, it’s really a gift for everyone.”