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Long Term Care News Aug 2014

The Medicaid Look Back Period Explained
One of the most misunderstood aspects of Medicaid is the look back period for asset transfers and how that affects eligibility for elderly people in need of long-term healthcare. Let’s start with a quick explanation. Medicaid is different from Medicare (although many people, by mistake, refer to the two programs interchangeably.) [...] (Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:33:08 -0700)

Connecticut outperforms most states in addressing elder long-term care, but needs to improve support for family caregivers, transitions between hospitals and other settings and the affordability of nursing homes, according to a national report card. (Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:50:43 -0700)

Long-Term Care Insurance Is An Emotional Decision
When it comes to money, most people get emotional. Making financial decisions is tough for many people. (Sat, 02 Aug 2014 04:06:58 -0700)

A Crash Course in Long-Term Care
Read full story for details. (Sun, 03 Aug 2014 04:07:19 -0700)

Diversicare Announces the Acquisition of Operations of Two Facilities in Ohio
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. -- Diversicare Healthcare Services, Inc. , a premier provider of long-term care services, announced today the assumption of operations at two facilities in Ohio effective August 1, 2014. ... (Mon, 04 Aug 2014 04:30:00 -0700)

Epidemic of wildfires hits northern California
Frances Burns SACRAMENTO, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Residents of a long-term care hospital were among the hundreds of people forced to evacuate by an epidemic of wildfires in northern California. (Mon, 04 Aug 2014 11:47:42 -0700)

Connecticut outperforms most states in addressing elder long-term care, but needs to improve support for family caregivers, transitions between hospitals and other settings and the affordability of nursing homes, according to a national report card. (Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:38:09 -0700)

Medicare Rule on Hospital Pay Wants Charges Public, Emphasis on Better Care
Aug. 4, 2014 – A final rule that updates Medicare payment policies and rates for inpatient stays at general acute and long-term care hospitals (LTCHs) for FY 2015 was issued today. The provision that will grab the attention of seniors supports price transparency by emphasizing the Obamacare requirement that hospitals most make their charges available to patients and the public. Hospital ... (Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:02:21 -0700)

Medicare raises U.S. hospital payment rates for FY2015
The U.S. government said on Monday that it will increase the operating payments that acute-care and long-term care hospitals receive from Medicare for inpatient care for the federal fiscal year that begins on Oct. 1. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a 1.4 percent rate update for 3,400 acute care hospitals and a 1.1 percent rate update for 435 long-term care ... (Mon, 04 Aug 2014 17:28:03 -0700)

CARE Assigns CARE A- & CARE A2+ Rating To The Bank Facilities of Deep Industries
CARE Rating Agency has assigned CARE A- (single A Minus) rating to long term bank facilities for the amount of Rs 9.313 crore and CARE A- / CARE A2+ (Single A Minus / A Two Plus) rating to long-term / short term bank facilities for the amount of Rs 10 crore of Deep Industries Ltd. (Tue, 05 Aug 2014 02:23:57 -0700)

Rinse-Free Skin Care Wash promotes health and hygiene.
Promoting better skin health and hygiene in Long Term Care Facilities, No-Rinse Perineal Wash is pH balanced, dermatologically tested, and gentle to use for delicate skin. Non-irritating, no-rinse formula leaves skin feeling clean, refreshed, and odor free. Suited for use in healthcare facilities, this product comes in bulk packaging. This story is related to the following: Safety and Security ... (Tue, 05 Aug 2014 05:57:18 -0700)

The Long Term Care Market: Nursing Homes, Home Care, Hospice Care, and Assisted Living
NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: The Long Term Care Market: Nursing Homes, Home Care, Hospice Care, and ... (Tue, 05 Aug 2014 10:16:00 -0700)

Entracell Pharmacy Launches New Products to Long-Term Care
As a provider of pharmacy services to the Long-Term Care Industry, Entracell Pharmacy today announced four new product offerings designed to go beyond the basics of what pharmacy services traditionally provide, and prepare clients for the changing environment of long-term care: Medicare Part D Management Services, Therapeutic Interchange Software and the Care, Cost & Compliance. (PRWeb August 06 ... (Wed, 06 Aug 2014 00:15:09 -0700)

Passare Presents a How-to Guide on Long-Term Care Options and Planning
eBook Delves into Details of Preparing for Long-Term Support (PRWeb August 06, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/20 (Wed, 06 Aug 2014 01:32:14 -0700)

NHC Announces Common and Preferred Dividend
National HealthCare Corporation , the nation’s oldest publicly traded long-term health care company, announced today that it will pay a quarterly (Wed, 06 Aug 2014 02:20:00 -0700)

Ontario Long Term Care Association announces new Corporate Alliance Partnership
TORONTO, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA) has introduced a Corporate Alliance Partnership (CAP) to provide companies with greater opportunities to partner with OLTCA throughout the year and to participate in events with member homes. OLTCA members include more than 440 long term care homes and 250 companies (commercial members) that provide services to long ... (Wed, 06 Aug 2014 05:00:00 -0700)

Long-Term Care Needs Improvement For Dementia Patients, Shows Study
The baby boomer generation is now aging, a situation that is bringing with it a new set of challenges for the U.S. This demographic shift is being most strongly felt in the healthcare industry, where the already burdened American health … (Wed, 06 Aug 2014 06:45:46 -0700)

Genworth Financial Provides Additional Disclosure On Long Term Care Insurance
Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) announced on July 29, 2014 that it is conducting a comprehensive review of its long term care insurance claim reserves (Wed, 06 Aug 2014 08:12:41 -0700)

Riverside’s Daja Morgan, CNA Earns Prestigious Long Term Care Scholarship To Advance Nursing Studies
Morgan earned a $1,500 Regirer Nurse Scholarship from the Commonwealth Long Term Care Foundation. (PRWeb August 07, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/20 (Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:28:56 -0700)

Diversicare Announces 2014 Second Quarter Results
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. -- Diversicare Healthcare Services, Inc. , a premier provider of long-term care services, today announced its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. The Company's revenue ... (Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:03:04 -0700)

Fitch: Long-Term Care Insurance Draws Renewed Concerns
The announcement last week that Genworth would be conducting a comprehensive review of the adequacy of its long-term care claim reserves during third-quarter 2014 is marking some renewed concerns for the industry. (Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:50:00 -0700)

Premier says 130 new long-term care beds coming with hospital
The new hospital will bring an additional 130 long-term care beds, says Premier Tom Marshall.The premier revealed the number during an interview with The Western Star last week.A spokesperson for the Department of Health said the functional plan is nearing completion and is expected to be ... (Sat, 09 Aug 2014 01:13:14 -0700)

Assembly, Senate committees to host hearing on aging and long-term care
The Assembly Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care, chaired by Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada, D-Slano, will host a joint informational hearing at 2 p. (Sat, 09 Aug 2014 20:11:51 -0700)

Ebola test negative for Brampton, Ont., man hospitalized after Nigeria trip
The patient with flu-like symptoms who recently visited Nigeria and was put into isolation at an Ontario hospital has tested negative for the deadly Ebola virus. Ontario's Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Eric Hoskins confirmed that the man, who recently travelled to Canada from West Africa, where the outbreak has prompted states of emergency, is now "doing well" and anticipated to have a ... (Sun, 10 Aug 2014 03:07:31 -0700)

Elderly are forced to wait months for home treatment
PATIENTS with long-term health problems are waiting months for rehabilitation services to help them live independently. (Sun, 10 Aug 2014 19:42:29 -0700)

American HealthTech Hosts LTC Trends Webinar With McKnights Long-Term Care News
JACKSON, Miss., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American HealthTech (www.healthtech.net), a Jackson, Mississippi-based leader in LTPAC EHR software, announces it has hosted a webinar in conjunction with leading publication, McKnight's Long-Term Care News, to help LTC operators learn how to successfully navigate core changes taking place in the long-term care industry. Operators are tackling a ... (Mon, 11 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0700)

Long term senior care to be discussed at forum in Owensboro
Green River Area Agency on Aging & Independent Living (AAAIL) is hosting the "Quality of Life and Quality of Care Community Forum" at Logsdon Community Center on Tuesday, August 12, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. (Mon, 11 Aug 2014 07:53:57 -0700)

ThedaCare Selects Zynx Health Evidence-Based Care Plans
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing the need to consistently deliver optimal care via a variety of providers, ThedaCare™, an Appleton, Wisc.-based healthcare delivery system, has chosen to implement  ZynxCare®, a clinical decision support solution from Zynx Health™. Because the solution's care plans are integrated directly into Epic, ThedaCare's EHR system, clinicians can easily ... (Tue, 12 Aug 2014 05:00:00 -0700)

Talking About Hard Truths And End-Of-Life Care
By DR. JOHN MAA: The cost of end-of-life care jeopardizes the long term viability of Medicare. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services estimates that more than 25 percent of Medicare spending is directed to the 5 percent of beneficiaries who die each year, with a third of that cost in the last month of life. The health reform debate in America has been hampered by a lack of progress about ... (Tue, 12 Aug 2014 08:39:27 -0700)

Forum Aims to Improve Quality of Care in Western Kentucky
Care givers from seven Kentucky counties are discussing long-term care for the elderly and disabled. (Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:54:58 -0700)

New Publication Features State-By-State Rules on Arbitration in Long Term Care Facilities
A new publication released by OmniSure Consulting Group features a quick reference state-by-state guide to rules on arbitration agreements in long term care facilities. (PRWeb August 13, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/20 (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 00:27:16 -0700)

Lucrative deals in place for REIT
Toledo’s Health Care REIT Inc. reported Wednesday that it has entered into three related deals, at a potential long-term cost of $2.3 billion, to acquire 53 existing housing communities for seniors, another 17 communities under construction, and the rights to buy an additional 45 planned complexes. (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:07:46 -0700)

Cincinnati VA Launches New Alternative to Nursing Homes
MFH is an ideal model for addressing long term care needs while respecting Veterans’ wishes to remain in their communities and close to their families. (PRWeb August 13, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/20 (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:13:13 -0700)

Wanaque Center changes owners and administration
Now under new ownership, The Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, located at 1433 Ringwood Ave. in Haskell, provides a wide-range of long-term or short-term nursing and rehabilitation services. (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:30:40 -0700)

Long-term jobless at 15-year high
Long-term unemployment hit a 15-year high of 176,600 in July and, with short-term joblessness on the rise, is set to climb more in the coming year. (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 23:41:19 -0700)

New Website Offers Easy Way to Obtain Quotes for Affordable Long Term Care Insurance
A radio campaign is promoting the launch of a new website making it easy to obtain free quotes for affordable Long Term Care Insurance. The site, http://www.radioltc.com , allows consumers to get their quotes without having numerous insurance agents calling them. (PRWeb August 14, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/20 (Thu, 14 Aug 2014 03:13:13 -0700)

USaveLED's WalaLight Wins Innovation Award At 2014 LINK LTC & Senior Living Conference
BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- USaveLED, LLC, a leading supplier of LED lighting products, was selected as the first place award recipient in the annual Lincoln Healthcare LINK Long-Term Care and Senior Living Conference's  Innovation Competition.  The 2014 Innovation Award was presented to USaveLED in recognition of the company's invention of the neo-natural WalaLight ... (Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:40:00 -0700)

Long-term care pioneer dies
A man who built the Sharmar Village Care Center and is credited with being a pioneer in the long-term care business in Colorado died Sunday at the age of 87. (Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:33:20 -0700)

Long-Term Care Insurance
Should you run out and buy long-term care insurance when you turn 55? I don't know! (Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:51:10 -0700)

PruittHealth Executives Receive Leadership Excellence Award
NORCROSS, Ga., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PruittHealth announced today that the Georgia Health Care Association recently honored three of its professionals for their efforts to help Georgians receive ... (Fri, 15 Aug 2014 08:19:00 -0700)

More alternatives to long-term care insurance
Short-term care, critical care and multi-life insurance all are less expensive options, but they're not nearly as comprehensive. (Sat, 16 Aug 2014 06:53:12 -0700)

Tata Motors-DVR revving up
Here are some answers to readers’ queries on the performance of their stock holdings.What is the long-term investment outlook for the stock of Tata Motors-DVR. Pandurang... (Sun, 17 Aug 2014 07:57:42 -0700)

Canadians desperate for a national seniors care strategy as population ages
OTTAWA, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Nearly all Baby Boom Canadians aged 45 years and over (95 per cent) identify the need for a panCanadian seniors care strategy, according to the Canadian Medical Association's (CMA) 2014 National Report Card on health issues. Not only are 81 per cent of these Canadians concerned with the quality of health care they can expect in their future, 78 per cent are worried ... (Sun, 17 Aug 2014 21:30:00 -0700)

Health care may tarnish golden years, baby boomers fear
CMA says seniors’ strategy could save system billions as poll shows aging demographic worries over quality, availability of resources (Sun, 17 Aug 2014 21:31:11 -0700)

Retirement community plans for future with expansion
New buildings for assisted living, long-term care units and residents with brain diseases If the development plan receives zoning approval on Monday, Aug. 25, four buildings that serve as residences on the campus of the Charlestown Retirement Community will be razed and replaced with two updated buildings along with a parking lot expansion. (Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:07:59 -0700)

Skilled Healthcare To Combine With Genesis HealthCare In 100% Stock Transaction
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. (SKH) announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to combine with Genesis HealthCare, one of the nation's largest providers of post acute care services, based in Kennett Square, PA. "The combination will create an industry leader in the long-term care market, where we believe scale and the ability to ... (Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:15:00 -0700)

Research and Markets: Indian Skin Care Market 2014-2018
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Indian Skin Care Market Outlook 2018" report to their o (Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:38:00 -0700)

OnShift and MatrixCare Advance Partnership With Integrated Products
OnShift, the leader in web-based staff scheduling and labor management software for long-term care and senior living, and MatrixCare, the industry-leading, certified Electronic Health Record solution for ... (Tue, 19 Aug 2014 05:30:00 -0700)

Caremerge And Aver Informatics Partner To Provide The First End-To-End Turn-Key Solution For The Bundled Payment Care ...
CHICAGO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Care merge LLC , a revolutionary communication and care coordination platform for the senior care industry, announced today a new partnership with Aver Informatics ... (Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:00:00 -0700)

Poll Shows 50+ Voters Support More Funding, Availability for at-Home Care
Other issues explored in the poll included voter preferences in the Governor’s race and regarding Arkansas’ Private Option for affordable health care. (Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:09:13 -0700)

Care costs shock for North West councils
51% of people prepared to deplete their wealth to avoid charges (Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:20:00 -0700)

Daybreak Venture Delivers Optimum Patient Care with Aerohive’s Next-Generation Wireless Infrastructure
Aerohive Networks® , a leader in controller-less Wi-Fi and cloud-managed mobile networking for the enterprise market, today announced that Daybreak Venture, a leader in (Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:33:00 -0700)

9 Of The Top 10 Managed Care Organizations In The U.S. Have Contracted With The Post-Hospitalist Company, General ...
DETROIT, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Post Hospitalist Company, General Medicine, P.C. recently achieved another milestone. They are now contracted with 9 of the top 10 managed care companies in the ... (Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:57:00 -0700)

Groundbreaking for Schenectady respite care home
Schenectady It will be a few more months before relatives of patients in need of long-term care at Ellis Hospital and Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital have a cozy place to stay while their loved ones recover. On Wednesday, Jack Falvo Jr. was joined by his extended family and city and county officials to break ground for Jack's Place at 17 Rosa Road, a respite care home directly across the ... (Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:40:39 -0700)

Rite Choice AFH Expands Better Options’ Long-Term Ventilator Care
Ventilator-dependent patients receive hospital-quality long-term care at Vancouver, WA Adult Family Home (PRWeb August 21, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Be (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:44:47 -0700)

Wyant Woods Care offering variety of services
FAIRLAWN — Wyant Woods Care Center is a skilled nursing center offering diversified levels of care, including short-term recovery and rehabilitation services and long-term care and programming. (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:01:37 -0700)

Attractive Long Term Care Insurance Options Yield Savings And Greater Flexibility
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Newer options give consumers who are considering long term care insurance added flexibility as well as significant cost savings according to industry experts."It's important that the amount of long term care insurance coverage you buy today can increase because care costs tend to rise over time," explains Jesse Slome, director of the American ... (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:18:00 -0700)

Grants will fund landmark aging research at Waterloo
( University of Waterloo ) A landmark study aimed at improving the food intake, health and quality of life of older adults in long-term care homes is among three projects at the University of Waterloo receiving close to $1.5 million in grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:34:59 -0700)

Divorce Due To Medical Bills? Sometimes It Makes Sense
Divorce among older couples is on the rise in our country due to spiraling medical and long-term care costs. Soaring medical/nursing care expenses are aggravated by longevity and uninsured risk (no long-term care insurance in place). Although unappetizing, divorce – when compared with alternatives -- may inflict the least amount of damage. When Medicaid finally steps in to cover an ill spouse ... (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:18:54 -0700)

LTC insurance can help protect assets
How will you pay for long term care? The sad fact is that most people don’t know the answer to... (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:25:57 -0700)

Genworth Financial Estimates Lowered on Soft Long-Term Care
On Aug 22, we issued an updated report on Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW). (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:20:02 -0700)

Genworth Financial Estimates Lowered on Soft Long-Term Care - Analyst Blog
Genworth Financial Estimates Lowered on Soft Long-Term Care - Analyst Blog (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:10:47 -0700)

Saskatoon man seeks nursing home care for dad, 95
A Saskatoon man is in a dispute with the health region over the care his 95-year-old father is receiving. Tom Armstrong says doctors have told him his father, Roy, requires Level 4 nursing home care. The president of the health region, Maura Davies, said Friday that part of the problem is the region does not have enough long-term care beds to meet the needs of the community. (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:24:47 -0700)

Saskatoon man struggling to find long-term care for father battling cancer
Tom Armstrong just wants his 95-year-old father Roy to receive adequate health care. Armstrong’s father has been in Royal University Hospital since recently suffering a heart attack. His doctor said he now needs long-term care, according to Armstrong. (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:07:41 -0700)

Trade unions warn councils on home nursing, elderly care cuts
The three biggest Dutch trade union federations are urging local councils not to go too far in making cuts when they take over responsibility for long term care services from central government. (Mon, 25 Aug 2014 01:35:54 -0700)

Eighth Annual Excellence in Action Award Recognizes Long Term Care and Senior Living Organizations for Outstanding ...
LINCOLN, Neb. -- My InnerView by National Research Corporation today announced recognition of 490 long term care and senior living organizations with the 2013-2014 Excellence in Action awards. This honor ... (Mon, 25 Aug 2014 04:06:05 -0700)

McKesson Medical-Surgical and OnShift Announce Sales and Marketing Collaboration
McKesson Medical-Surgical and OnShift today announced an agreement to bring labor management solutions for cost control, greater efficiencies and improved quality to long-term care providers. OnShift's ... (Mon, 25 Aug 2014 05:30:00 -0700)

Genworth's National #LetsTalk Tour Visits Los Angeles
RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW) is coming to Los Angeles on August 30‐September 1 as part of Fiesta Hermosa, the third stop on a national research and education program to have conversations about a pressing issue confronting many Americans: how to plan and pay for long term care needs for an aging population. Since many family conversations are ... (Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0700)

Alaska Aids Rural Patient Care With Housing: Muni Deals
Alaska will offer about $31 million in long-term debt today, its first sale since 2013, for a project aimed at improving the care of native residents who travel at least 90 miles for health services. (Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:01:03 -0700)

LTC Consumer Adds New Partner MedAmerica to Instant Quote Tool
LTC Consumer, an independent, free online service for information on long term care insurance, has added MedAmerica Insurance Company to its growing list of carrier partners. (PRWeb August 25, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/lo (Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:15:41 -0700)

Colonial Life unveils two new life insurance plans
Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company’s newest life insurance products offer America’s employers and their employees more options to protect and preserve what they have wo (Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:58:00 -0700)

Healthcare Workforce Management Systems Market by Solution (Talent Management, Time & Attendance, Scheduling ...
NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Healthcare Workforce Management Systems Market by Solution (Talent Management, ... (Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:33:00 -0700)

Independent Living Systems Positively Impacts the Quality of Patient Care for All Populations Journeying through the ...
Independent Living Systems , the market leader in delivering innovative, high quality Long-Term Services and Supports , improves the quality of life for those in need while reducing costs within the healthcare delivery system. (Tue, 26 Aug 2014 04:55:00 -0700)

Hannover Re’s US subsidiary and LTCG’s Strategic Partnership Expands to Support Life/LTC Hybrid Products with a Total ...
Hannover Life Reassurance Company of America expands its strategic partnership with LTCG, which was formerly the long term care insurance administration servi (Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:36:00 -0700)

Stalled Dogtown development works through planning stage
A poster board presenting long term traffic mitigation options is filled with citizens’ “votes,” with green being the most favorable, orange being somewhat agreeable and pink being unacceptable. (Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:22:40 -0700)

Spector sent to hospital prison
Jailed music mogul Phil Spector has been moved to a prison dedicated to the treatment of inmates with long-term health issues. (Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:02:17 -0700)

Prospect good for long-term recovery
Damage from a tornado that hit the Grand Bend area on July 27 has had impacts on the lives and property of many local residents. One of the impacts has been damage to local forests. (Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:37:39 -0700)

The Prospect of 'Empowered Living' Could Motivate Millions to Plan for Long Term Care, ACSIA Partners Says
KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today ACSIA Partners introduces the concept of "empowered living," an idea they hope will catch on to help solve a big national problem: lack of planning for long term care. An effort to include long term care in Obamacare fizzled, leaving the issue to the private sector. "We think it's a lack of will based on a perception that's no longer true ... (Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:29:00 -0700)

How OneCare & CareMinders of Buckhead are Bringing Digital Health to Elder Care
ATLANTA, GA / ACCESSWIRE / August 27, 2014 / A unique hands-off alternative to traditional senior citizen living is now being offered to residents of one Sandy Springs independent living facility. CareMinders ... (Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:15:00 -0700)

Long-term care home for disabled adults in Greensboro closing
GREENSBORO, N.C. – A Greensboro home and medical facility for those with cerebral palsy and other disabilities said it will not be able to stay open past October 31. Leaders at Bell House blame the closure on Medicaid cuts at the state and federal levels. “Unfortunately, we have exhausted all avenues and have been unable […] (Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:39:58 -0700)

Sunshine Health Offers Comprehensive Medicaid, Long-Term Care, And Child Welfare Services Across Florida
SUNRISE, Fla., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunshine Health, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation, completed the final stages of implementation of the Managed Medical Assistance (MMA) program in 9 of 11 regions and the Child Welfare (Foster Care) program statewide on August 1st.  Additionally, Sunshine Health's Long-Term Care (LTC) program celebrates its first anniversary.  LTC implementation ... (Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:43:00 -0700)

EmLogis Offers Live Webinar on How to Encourage Teamwork in Long Term Care Facilities with Expert Dr. Eleanor Feldman ...
EmLogis and Guest Speaker Dr. Eleanor Feldman Barbera, “Dr. El,” will present a live webinar on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 1 PM Central. Attendees will learn 5 steps to encourage teamwork in long term care facilities and amongst long term care staff. (PRWeb August 28, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/20 (Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:14:30 -0700)

Remedi Senior Care promotes Jennifer Hardesty to Chief Clinical Officer
BALTIMORE, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remedi SeniorCare, one of the nation's largest providers of long-term care pharmacy services, has named Jennifer L. Hardesty, PharmD, FASCP as the Chief Clinical ... (Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:02:00 -0700)

"King" Muhammed Lawal inks long-term contract extension with Bellator
Perhaps the happiest fighter for the new era of Bellator is Muhammed Lawal. Lawal inked a long-term contract extension with the Viacom run promotion, that will keep him fighting in Bellator for years to come. Bellator released a press release on Thursday to make the announcement, and Lawal -- who was on the outs with the old regime and former chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney -- made it clear he ... (Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:26:44 -0700)

Caregiver Tragedy Highlights Need for More Support Services
A murder-suicide in the Triad is highlighting the need for support services for those handling long-term care of family members. (Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:50:18 -0700)

OhioHealth Takes 802 Long-Term Associates On Shopping Trip To Easton
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 25th year in a row, OhioHealth honored its long-term associates with a special day of shopping, recognition and celebration late this summer. It is one of the healthcare industry's most unusual employee recognition programs. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/E ... (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:21:00 -0700)

A Prescription For Better Stroke Care
Geoff Koehler, St. Michael's Hospital Stroke patients are 70 percent more likely to continue taking their stroke prevention medications one year later if they have a prescription in hand when discharged – according to researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). Using data from 11 stroke centers, researchers determined how many Ontarians were ... (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:24:46 -0700)

Man wins battle to find long-term care for sick father
A man struggling to place his sick elderly father into long-term care has won his battle. (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:52:10 -0700)

Care reform: there is no 'do nothing' option
The post-war settlement establishing the NHS and a separate social care system has become confusing by deeply unfair, says Chris Ham (Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:47:28 -0700)

Did your long-term care insurance premium recently increase?
Long-term care insurance is extremely important coverage. It is not for everyone though. Long-term care insurance is designed to protect your assets and provide coverage in the event that you require care at home, or in a facility prior to leaving this world. (Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:21:33 -0700)

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