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Apr 25, 2020, 18:45 ET Trump Administration's Plan to Exclude Assisted Living from PPE Shipment is a Mistake

While we appreciate the efforts of the Administration to ensure nursing homes will receive the PPE they need to continue the fight against COVID-19,...


Apr 25, 2020, 07:00 ET Mario Lopez Hosts Virtual Dance Lesson for Senior Living Residents

Actor and Access Hollywood host Mario Lopez and two of his children, Gia and Dominic, hosted a virtual TikTok dance lesson for the residents living...


Apr 24, 2020, 16:47 ET Online Workshops Available For Homebound Seniors During COVID-19 Quarantine

In an effort to keep seniors mentally active, provide spiritual relief and educate them on their Medicare options during the COVID-19 quarantine,...


Apr 24, 2020, 13:40 ET The US nursing care market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 5% during the period 2019-2025

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Apr 24, 2020, 12:41 ET SoCalGas Donates $10,000 to Non-Profit Hope through Housing Foundation; Partners with Local Restaurant to Feed Yucca Valley Seniors

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced it has donated $10,000 to local non-profit, Hope Through Housing Foundation. The funds will be ...


Apr 24, 2020, 10:02 ET ECRI and LeadingAge PA Align on COVID-19 Safety Initiatives for Aging Services Providers

ECRI, an independent nonprofit organization improving the safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness of care in all healthcare settings, and LeadingAge...


Apr 24, 2020, 09:00 ET DiscountMugs.com Donates 11,000 Face Masks to Low-Income Seniors in South Florida

DiscountMugs.com, a South Florida-based corporation and a major provider of promotional goods throughout the United States, has donated 11,000...


Apr 24, 2020, 08:30 ET 100Plus launches remote patient monitoring platform to support health of senior citizens in Medicare plans during global pandemic and beyond

35M U.S. seniors have a chronic condition and 8 in 10 COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have been adults ages 65 and up Amid stay-at-home orders and...


Apr 23, 2020, 19:24 ET Hackard Law Launches Investigation Into California Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities Amid COVID-19

Hackard Law, a California estate, trust and elder rights litigation firm, today opened an investigation into California nursing homes and assisted...


Apr 23, 2020, 17:14 ET Scott Page Author, and CEO, Available for Interview to Help Seniors Coping with Financial Stress

Wm. Scott Page author, and CEO, is ready to help high-risk seniors coping with financial stress during this Coronavirus outbreak. Our senior...


Apr 23, 2020, 12:20 ET PHL COVID-19 Fund Provides Rapid Response to Community: $7.3M Distributed to Nearly 200 Nonprofits in Three Weeks

The PHL COVID-19 Fund today announced its third round of grants, totaling more than $2.5 million to 72 non-profit organizations serving on the...


Apr 23, 2020, 12:15 ET COVID-19 Testing for All Residents and Team Members at Sumter Senior Living

Sumter Senior Living has announced that through its partnership with Premier Medical Associates, it will conduct COVID-19 testing of more than 350...


Apr 23, 2020, 10:58 ET Georgia Extends Structured Family Caregiving Program to Support Spouses During the COVID-19 Crisis

The state of Georgia's Structured Family Caregiving (SFC) program is now available to Georgians caring for a spouse at home. The Department of...


Apr 23, 2020, 09:52 ET AARP Pennsylvania Calls for Transparency about Spread of Coronavirus and Prevention in Nursing Homes

AARP Pennsylvania issued the following statement today in response to the state's efforts to control the spread of coronavirus in nursing homes and...


Apr 23, 2020, 09:00 ET Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut Executive Announces Retirement

With more than 26 years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut, Allen S. Gouse, PhD, has...


Apr 23, 2020, 08:00 ET Civitas Senior Living Earns Great Place to Work? Certification for 2nd Consecutive Year

Civitas Senior Living, an innovative senior living management company based in Fort Worth, announced its designation as a 2020-2021 Great Place to...


Apr 23, 2020, 06:10 ET Sunshine Retirement Living Adds Respiratory Infections Testing Including COVID-19 to Strengthen Infection Prevention Protocols

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disproportionately impact seniors across the country, Sunshine Retirement Living (www.sunshineret.com), a Bend, ...


Apr 22, 2020, 15:50 ET VITAS? Healthcare Celebrates Hospice Volunteers During National Volunteer Week 2020

VITAS Healthcare celebrates National Volunteer Week 2020 (April 19-25) by honoring its resilient hospice volunteers. As the nation's leading provider ...


Apr 22, 2020, 12:37 ET Long Term Care Needs More Testing To Protect Residents And Save Lives

AHCA/NCAL Response to Dr. Birx's call for states to provide more COVID-19 testing for nursing homes: The American Health Care Association and...


Apr 22, 2020, 11:44 ET New Haven Assisted Living Helps Those Facing Challenges From COVID-19 and Expands Virus Protection Measures

New Haven Assisted Living, one of Texas' highest rated options for Assisted Living and Memory Care, is proud to report no infections and no deaths at ...


Apr 21, 2020, 16:17 ET Interim HealthCare Inc. Launches Website to Serve Home Care Industry's PPE Needs

Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation's leading franchise network of home care, senior care, home health and hospice and healthcare staffing services,...


Apr 21, 2020, 16:15 ET Brookdale Announces Date of 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) announced today that the Company will hold its 2020 annual meeting of stockholders on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 ...


Apr 21, 2020, 13:57 ET Oikos? Triple Zero Recognizes NFL-Sized Muscles And Tears In New Draft Day Ad

Oikos? Triple Zero, the Official Yogurt of the NFL, recognizes the strength behind a good cry in its new 'Flex Your Cryceps' ad for the NFL Draft...


Apr 21, 2020, 11:52 ET Central Ohio Primary Care Physicians Offering Online Workshops For Homebound Seniors During COVID-19 Quarantine

In an effort to keep seniors active, provide spiritual relief and educate them on Medicare options during COVID-19 quarantine, Central Ohio Primary...


Apr 21, 2020, 11:30 ET InventHelp Inventor Develops Improved Shoe Horn for Elderly & Disabled Individuals (PND-5028)

"I wanted to create a simple and strain-free way to utilize a shoe horn after my knee replacement surgery," said an inventor, from Gloucester County, ...