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BOSTON, Mass. -- Helping seniors stay emotionally engaged and interested in the outside world is an important part of healthy aging. Now, a new program called Uplift Senior Citizens is offering social engagement as a service to help improve the social and emotional well-being of senior citizens.
Medical alert monitoring service firm, Medical Care Alert, earns 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award
NORTHVILLE, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: For the third year in a row, Medical Care Alert has earned the coveted Angie's List Super Service Award, reflecting another exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review site in 2014.
After more than a century of Christmases, Asheville’s Ruth Ebbs, 102, proves it’s never too late to come home
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: For 100 of the past 101 Christmases Ruth Ebbs has celebrated, she's found herself at home surrounded by family and friends. However, after breaking her hip in a fall, she spent last year's holiday season in a nursing home, fervently wishing she was marking the occasion at home. Now, thanks to the Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., Ruth became one of the increasing numbers of older adults who are reclaiming their ability to live independently at home.
Seniors Safe at Home initiative is designed to remove impediments for Buncombe County’s adults who prefer aging in place
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Increasing numbers of western North Carolina's senior citizens will now be safe at home thanks to Council on Aging of Buncombe County, Inc., or COA, and its newest community partners, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch. The initiative, 'Seniors Safe at Home,' results from the integration of multiple COA programs.
NOVI, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Medical Care Alert today announced it has earned the 2013 Angie's List Super Service Award for the second year in a row, in recognition of superior customer service. This recognition is awarded only to the top 5 percent of all companies rated on Angie's List with an overall 'A' rating and consistently high marks from subscribers.
Medical Care Alert, a provider of emergency medical alert systems for senior citizens, earns 2012 Angie's List Super Service Award
NOVI, Mich. /eNewsChannels/ -- Medical Care Alert, a national provider of emergency medical alert systems for senior citizens, has earned the 2012 Angie's List Super Service Award in recognition of superior customer service. This recognition is only awarded to the top 5 percent of all companies rated on Angie's List, the nation's leading provider of consumer reviews on local service companies.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. /eNewsChannels/ -- As our country celebrates Independence Day, it's an appropriate time to reflect on the value itself, says Terry Truesdell, President and CEO of The National LTC Network. Mirriam-Webster's dictionary defines independent as: not subject to control by others; not requiring or relying on something else; not requiring or relying on others (as for care or livelihood).
OOLTEWAH, Tenn. -- Live-At-Home.com, a free Web site designed to assist seniors with aging at home, announced this week a recent expansion of its site's resources and content. Live-At-Home places an emphasis on health care and related issues of aging in place. Practical information is provided in an easy-to-use format and experts are available to answer individual questions.