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New Book ‘Our Walk with Grandma’ Showcases That Fun Multigenerational Walks Create Memories that Transcend Generations
MURRIETA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A newly released children's book, "Our Walk with Grandma" is both fun and educational. It shares a cherished time of a grandma and her grandkids enjoying a beautiful walk together while learning about the surrounding nature. It's written by Dolores F. Kurzeka, delightfully illustrated by Nichole Monahan and posthumously released by her children to honor her memory.
Timber Ridge at Talus, a thriving senior living community in the Cascade Mountain foothills, makes living a quality 100-year life possible
ISSAQUAH, Wash., Feb. 16, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Timber Ridge at Talus, a thriving 62+ community, announced that despite the life expectancy decline in the U.S. during the last several years, largely due to COVID, the number of centenarians is increasing at the same time, which means many will be planning for the 100-year life in 2023.
Alliance Group Launches Living Benefits Awareness Month 2023 with Theme: GoFundYourself
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Jan. 2, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alliance Group launched their sixth annual Living Benefits Awareness Month, or LBAM, to be observed throughout the month of January 2023. The industry-wide campaign, which takes place each January, aims to educate consumers on the importance of owning Living Benefits life insurance and the role it plays in protecting families' financial security.
SparksPlus Brings the College Campus Experience to Senior Living Communities with Some of the Brightest Minds in the Arts, Humanities, and...
SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The SparksPlus On-Demand Life Enrichment Program announces the holistic programs and esteemed speakers for the 2023 season. These video-on-demand classes, designed for seniors living in communities, feature top minds from world-class institutions, such as Yale and Pratt Design Institute, and the United Nations, to a Grammy Award musician. SparksPlus is a division of 3rdPlus.
New ‘Ready Now’ Podcast Features Survivors, Experts
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Peace of Mind Estate Organization, Inc., today introduced a new podcast that features thought-provoking conversations with survivors of a range of emergencies and end-of-life scenarios-from major hurricanes to Alzheimer's Disease. "Ready Now" explores the ways everyday consumers can take charge of becoming ready, now, for life's most difficult scenarios.
U.S. News & World Report Names The Welstone At Mission Crossing a Best Senior Living Award Winner
MISSION, Kansas, June 30, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Active Independent Living community The Welstone At Mission Crossing earned a top honor in the first-ever Best Senior Living rankings by U.S. News & World Report, winning in the Best Independent Living category. The 2022-2023 Best Senior Living guide is a debut offering from U.S. News & World Report.
U.S. News & World Report Names TerraBella Northridge a Best Senior Living Award Winner
RALEIGH, N.C., June 30, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Senior living community TerraBella Northridge earned a top spot in the first-ever Best Senior Living rankings by U.S. News & World Report, winning in the Best Memory Care category. The 2022-2023 Best Senior Living guide is a debut offering from U.S. News & World Report, itself the foremost global authority in health ratings and consumer advice, attracting more than 50 million visitors per month.
U.S. News & World Report Names TerraBella Spartanburg a Best Senior Living Award Winner
SPARTANBURG, S.C., June 30, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Senior living community TerraBella Spartanburg earned a top spot in the first-ever Best Senior Living rankings by U.S. News & World Report, winning in the Best Memory Care category. The 2022-2023 Best Senior Living guide is a debut offering from U.S. News & World Report, itself the foremost global authority in health ratings and consumer advice, attracting more than 50 million visitors per month.
Legacy Launch Pad Publishing releases comedic memoir about mother-daughter relationships, ‘The World According to Bess’
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- How can you honor a lifetime of quirky, funny and off-color perspectives from your beloved but aging mom? If you're Bonnie Lorber Habyan, you gather all those moments, write them into a hilarious book and launch it on her 91st birthday. Legacy Launch Pad Publishing is proud to be releasing "The World According to Bess: A Funny, Unfiltered Memoir of Life Lessons from My 90-Year-Old Mom."
Dispatch Media Group Names Westerwood a Winner of the Columbus Top Workplaces Award for the 7th Year in a Row
COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Westerwood has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2022 honor by Columbus C.E.O. Magazine. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage LLC.
Aldersgate Life Plan Community Participates in Welcoming America Conference
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aldersgate Life Plan Community announced today that they will be participating with their community of residents, staff as well as their overarching community in the Welcoming America Conference being held in Charlotte, North Carolina on May 18-20, 2022.
Aldersgate Life Plan Community Wins Charlotte Magazine’s BOB Award
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aldersgate Life Plan Community announced today that they won Charlotte Magazine's Best of the Best award for 2022, recognizing them as the best senior living community in town by the voters in Charlotte.
Great Speech Inc. Strengthens Its Presence Nationwide with Medicare Enrollment
HOLLYWOOD, Fla., March 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Great Speech Inc., a national virtual speech therapy company committed to improving health equity for America's underserved seniors, today announced its affiliated clinical group Great Therapy Group LLC, has significantly increased the breadth and depth of its provider network nationwide by receiving its own Medicare number.
Steps to Improve Independence When Living with Visual Impairment
DENVER, Colo., Feb. 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Colorado Optometric Association (COA) and 2020 Eyes Colorado are speaking out about how to improve independence and quality of life when experiencing permanent vision loss. 2020 Eyes Colorado is the COA's eye health public awareness initiative to promote healthy eyes and vision across the state throughout the year.
Alliance Group and Living Benefits Awareness Month
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., Jan. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alliance Group launched their fifth annual Living Benefits Awareness Month, or LBAM, to be observed throughout the month of January 2022. The industry-wide campaign, which takes place each January, aims to educate consumers on the importance of owning Living Benefits life insurance and the role it plays in protecting families' financial security.
Aldersgate Kicks Off Their Guardian Angel Fund Campaign to Provide Residents with Confidence for Life’s Unexpected Turns
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aldersgate announces the celebration of its Annual Guardian Angel Tree offering, which lets donors dedicate a wooden angel ornament in honor of someone special. The Angel Tree is one way the community raises funds for the Guardian Angel Fund, which was created to give residents confidence through life's unexpected turns.
Aldersgate Annual Festival of Lights brings Joy, Caroling and Cheer to Charlotte Community
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aldersgate is thrilled to host their Annual Festival of Lights driving tour on their campus on Saturday, December 4, 2021, from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. This free event showcases thousands of twinkling lights, and visitors are encouraged to roll the windows down, wave at residents and listen to local musicians.
True Joy for the Retired: new book reveals breakthrough in unleashing the power of appreciation, love and inclusion between generations
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Paulina Kay has released a new book entitled "True Joy for the Retired, A Holistic Approach to Spreading the Love to Our Forgotten Elderly" (ISBN: 978-1773710075). It shows the young and old how to overcome: the deeply rooted Disconnection between generations; the often heartbreaking loneliness and hopelessness of the elderly; and the fear about getting older.
3rdPlus Launches with Products and Services for Senior Living Communities Serving the Modern Elder
SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 3rdPlus launches today with a mission to make aging better and help break societal and internalized ageist stereotypes by offering transformational services to support communities that serve today's modern elders.
Drink HRW Hydrogen Tablets Improve Markers of Aging in the Elderly
COQUITIAM, B.C., Oct. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aging is a reality that we all deal with, with age-related diseases creating a massive burden on our healthcare system. Now, Drink HRW reports that a new randomized, placebo controlled clinical trial that followed elderly participants for 6 months, published online October 1st in Experimental Gerontology, explains that high doses of hydrogen water (HRW), delivered via hydrogen tablets, could be an effective strategy at improving multiple age-related measurements and outcomes in an elderly population.
Jam to Low-Down Blues with Hurricane Jerry Loos at the Westerwood Blueberries and The Blues Concert
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Westerwood Senior Living community is hosting a Blueberries & The Blues summer concert from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Friday, August 13, 2021, featuring local blues artist Hurricane Jerry Loos. Relax in the shade while you listen to low-down blues and celebrate the Columbus blueberry season with chilled blueberry limoncello cocktails and tasty treats created by Westerwood's Chef Marshall.
Westerwood is Calling All Pups to the Dog Days of Summer Parade
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Westerwood Life Care community is hosting two fun events for you and your pets. The Dog Days of Summer celebration includes a parade and a chance to cuddle therapy dogs and adopt furry friends. The free Pet Communication webinar will show you how to have a real heart-to-heart conversation with your pet.
Empowered Aging is new name for Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda
PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the needs of seniors, adults with disabilities, and their families, announced an official rebrand to Empowered Aging.
Westerwood’s Free Virtual Hear Better Class Offers Insights, Tips and Technological Solutions to Help Manage Hearing Loss
COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Westerwood Life Care community is offering a free, virtual "Hear Better" class in honor of May's Better Hearing and Speech Month. Dr. Kelly Tremblay and Dr. Margaret Wallhagen will review high-tech, low-cost solutions to help manage hearing loss in everyday conversations.
Town & Country Life Hosts Virtual ‘Hear Better’ Event in Honor of Better Hearing and Speech Month
SANTA ANA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Town & Country Life Plan community is offering a free, virtual "Hear Better" event in honor of May's Better Hearing and Speech Month. Dr. Kelly Tremblay and Dr. Margaret Wallhagen will share affordable solutions to help manage hearing loss in everyday conversations.
AARP Community Challenge Grant Program Still Accepting 2021 Applications
BALTIMORE, Md., March 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AARP Maryland invites community organizations and local governments across the state to apply for the 2021 Community Challenge grant program, now through April 14. Grants fund quick-action projects that can range from several hundred dollars for small, short-term activities to several thousand or tens of thousands for larger projects.
Friendship Village Columbus Transitions to New Name: Westerwood
COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Westerwood (formerly Friendship Village Columbus) is launching its new brand this week. While the name will change, the commitment to excellence for their Senior Living community will continue with the same great top-rated team, same non-profit status, and the same friendly residents.
Boomer Brains Declining Faster Than Earlier Generations, Despite Higher Wealth, Education
SUMTER COUNTY, Fla., March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Despite U.S. Baby Boomers having the longest life expectancy in history, their brains are aging at a faster rate than previous generations, according to a recent Ohio State University nationwide study. The feared complexities of living an increasingly longer life - but with a quickly declining brain - is evitable for those able and willing to invest in advanced treatments, such as the Aviv Medical Program.
Introducing Old Guy Skincare – All-natural Products Made for the Care of Older Men’s Skin
SUNDERLAND, Mass., Jan. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With its mission to put the bounce back into older men's skin, Old Guy Skincare™ LLC introduces its first two all-natural skincare products to the American market. Founded by three "old guys," the new Massachusetts-based company offers a simple two-step program to help refresh and rejuvenate men's skin that's "been there and done that."
YogaFit Offering ‘Aging in Reverse’ Course for 55+ Community with Modified Chair Exercises as Coronavirus Closes Physical Gyms
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Back by popular demand Wellness expert Beth Shaw's organization, YogaFit, for which she is the CEO and founder, is starting a new course, Aging In Reverse, which is for the older adult population looking to stay in great health. The 8-week course starts December 11, with a free YogaFit chair class on Wednesday, December 9 at 5 pm EST to kick off the course.
Car Seat Cover Becomes Key Part of Continuum of Care
TOWSON, Md., Nov. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The inventor of the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover, Katherine Miles, explains that this seemingly-simple product-essentially, two pieces of slippery fabric-has proven to be a key part of a continuum of care for seniors with limited mobility and for persons recovering from injury or surgery.
Papa Inc. Adds Reliance to Its Growing List of Medicare Advantage Plans to Provide ‘Family on Demand’ to Their HMO Population
MIAMI, Fla., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa Inc, the leading technology-enabled platform for companionship & assistance for older adults & families, today announced it has been selected by Reliance Medicare Advantage to provide services beginning January 1, 2021 to their Michigan HMO population in order to enhance their quality of life through the eradication of social isolation and loneliness.
Seniorcare Expert Steve Moran Shares Leadership Guidance in His New Book, ‘Lead Don’t Manage’
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Senior Living Foresight announced today that the Founder and Publisher Steve Moran, an industry pundit, shares his leadership philosophies in his newly published book, "Lead Don't Manage" (ISBN: 978-1734686401). His company is a content creation platform assisting providers to operate excellent senior housing communities.
Right at Home Boston and North Receive Top Home Care Awards in 2020
SALEM, Mass., Oct. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Earlier this year, Rosaleen Doherty & Jay Kenney, co-owners of Right at Home Boston and North based in Salem, Massachusetts, were honored by the Right at Home national organization with the 2019 Highest Annual Multi-Territory Revenue Award. With over 400 offices under the Right at Home system each year, the Boston and North franchise was recognized as the top revenue-producing Right at Home among the US for owners with multiple units.
Consumer Advocates for RFCE Reform Nonprofit to Cease Operations
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Consumer Advocates for RFCE (Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly) Reform (CARR), a San Diego-based nonprofit, announces it is closing its doors effective October 31, 2020. Founded in 2009, CARR has been California's only consumer advocacy organization focused exclusively on residential care facilities for the elderly (RCFEs), working to improve the aging experience through advocacy and education.
AARP Maryland Honors Volunteerism and Commitment to Community Service including 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award
BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AARP Maryland is honoring three exceptional Marylanders aged 50-plus for their volunteerism and commitment to service. The awards were formally presented this afternoon before nearly 80 guests at a virtual ceremony.
Lotsa Helping Hands and Papa Partner as Senior and Patient In-Home Care Faces New Challenges During COVID
MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa and Lotsa Helping Hands, two companies dedicated to providing seniors and patients living at home with support and caregiving assistance, are ensuring that these individuals continue to have the support they need amidst the pandemic's impact on the ability of working caregivers to stay at home.
Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Announces Launch of Friendly Visiting & Telephone Reassurance Initiative
PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano, and Alameda today announces the launch of the Friendly Visiting and Telephone Reassurance Program in Solano County funded by the Napa Solano Area Agency on Aging. This new initiative is designed to provide and maintain individual connection with homebound seniors and prevent isolation, a precursor to abuse.
Mobility Device Inventor Interviewed on Podcast, Radio and TV
TOWSON, Md., July 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The inventor of the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover, Katherine Miles, was interviewed recently on the Happy Healthy Caregiver podcast, where she shared her experience as a caregiver and how that led to the creation of the Ruby Slipper.
AARP Maryland Seeks 2020 Andrus Award for Community Service Nominees
BALTIMORE, Md., July 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) ---AARP Maryland is continuing to accept nominations for its 2020 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honor a Marylander over the age of 50, who is sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. The deadline for submissions is July 15, 2020.
Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda, Together with Partners, Distributes Free PPE to Facilities in Alameda County
PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda today announces the upcoming free drive-through PPE distribution to Alameda County facilities on Friday, June 26, 2020.
Unique Car Seat Cover Helps Patients Recover from Loss of Mobility
TOWSON, Md., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Katherine Miles, creator of the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover, explained why this simple device is a surprisingly effective part of a continuum of care for persons who have suffered a loss of mobility.
Maryland Officials and Non-Profits Unite to Combat Elder Financial Abuse PROTECT Week 2020 Launches on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
BALTIMORE, Md., June 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Media Advisory -- AARP Maryland announces Press Conference announcing PROTECT Week (Preventing Older Americans From Financial Exploitation) Statewide Public Education Campaign, Monday, June 15, 2020 at 10 a.m. ET.
Supporting Elder Care Workers, Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Launches ‘Elder Justice Lunch and Learn Series’
PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Since the coronavirus pandemic began, it has changed the world, our community, and the elder care industry as we know it. Given the immense impact on seniors and older disabled adults, it is more important than ever to support our elder community care systems. Taking the lead in addressing these issues is Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda with the launch of their 12-month Elder Justice Lunch and Learn Series.
Silver Solutions Offers Free Infographic Designed to Help Families Who Lost Loved Ones During COVID Crisis
PALM BEACH, Fla., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Silver Solutions, a company specializing in helping older adults and their families live safer, less stressful lives wherever they call home, today released a new downloadable infographic entitled “What to do with Mom’s Home after she passes” for posting or sharing.
Senior Kit Estate Planning: Will, Power of Attorney, Healthcare Agent, Living Will
AVENTURA, Fla., May 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Elder Solutions Law Firm, PA has released a new service for Seniors in response to COVID-19. The service is called the Senior Kit, and it focuses on basic estate planning for seniors.
Car Seat Mobility Device Born of Necessity
TOWSON, Md., May 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Katherine Miles, creator of the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover, shares that for this product, which allows persons with limited mobility to enter and exit a car with ease, necessity was truly the mother of invention. Miles was faced with a common dilemma: how to help her aging parent stay active and living a full life.
Bitcoin Scam is Targeting Hispanic Communities in Maryland
BALTIMORE, Md., May 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AARP Maryland is warning of a new scheme targeting Maryland's Hispanic/Latino communities. A fraudulent Bitcoin website is targeting and enticing new investors with the false hope of financial gain, combined with threats to report those with undocumented status.
The Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover Increases Freedom and Mobility for Many
TOWSON, Md., April 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ruby Slipper, LLC, announces that the Ruby Slipper Car Seat Cover, a deceptively simple product that grew out of a common frustration, has become a comfortable and affordable solution to a problem faced by many persons with limited mobility: the inability to enter and exit a car. The Ruby Slipper re-opens the door to more freedom and mobility.
College Students Connect with Older Adults in Miami During Coronavirus Pandemic
MIAMI, Fla., April 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa Inc, a Miami-based company that brings college students and older adults together, is providing wellbeing checks for isolated members, in partnership with AvMed.