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PODCAST: 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 for 2019 – 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 in North Carolina

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.
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Lift & Care Systems Adds Wheelchair to Car Transfer Devices to 2019 Service Line-up

LAKEVILLE, Mass. /Massachusetts 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 Calif. 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 Launches 2019 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, Indiana, 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 Inc. Announces Appointment of Chuck Hector to Executive Team for its Human Companionship Platform for Seniors

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.

Absolute Trust 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.

H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III Cultural & Art Museum: 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 & 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 proudly partners with Rock Steady Boxing to help knock out Parkinson’s disease throughout NYC

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.

George Nauck, Pioneer of Golf Shot Tracking and Measurement commits $250K 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 Inc. Continues to Expand Across Florida in effort to Stop 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 in Senior Services: Papa Inc. 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’ 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 in 2018 for Seniorcare Tech

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.
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Medical Care Alert Named to UNFL 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 Announces Book: The Mindset of Retirement Success

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 for New Year: Top Five 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.

Plan for Personal Long-Term Care After Arranging It for Loved One, counsels 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 NY 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.

San Diego-based 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 Americans Age, Long-Term Care Costs Could Overwhelm 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 Announces Decision Funnel for 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 66-percent of Americans Not Prepared for Disability says American Fidelity Assurance

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 Senior Caregiver,’ Warns LTCi 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.

Millions of Americans Might Miss Sizeable Tax 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."

San Diego Health Non-Profit 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 Wizards at 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.

LTC Insurance Is a Gift for the Whole Family, Long-term Care Leader 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."

CARR Presented Assisted Living Paper at GSA’s Annual Scientific Meeting

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Christina L. Selder, Principal Investigator and co-founder of CARR (Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform) presented in the Assisted Living Issues of Quality and Translations to Nursing Homes session of the Gerontological Society of America's (GSA) 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting being held November 16 - 20, 2016 in New Orleans, La.

Pay for Long-Term Care Insurance with a Health Savings Account, says ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many Americans realize they need long-term care insurance, but balk at the premiums. "Now there's an easy way to pay," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners. "Just use some of the money that's already in your Health Savings Account."

When Long-Term Care Insurance Benefits Run Out, What Next? A Trending ‘Partnership’ System Offers a Fix, ACSIA Partners Reports

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A relatively new species of long-term care policies called Partnership Plans has become widely available and could be a good option for many, according to ACSIA Partners, one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies.

Shopping for Long Term Care Insurance Easy — Plans Affordable

CHICAGO, Ill., July 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- More people than ever are looking at ways to safeguard their future retirement income from the financial costs and burdens of Long Term Health Care, says Matt McCann, a nationally known expert on Long Term Care Planning. These costs can have a dramatic impact on a person's 401(k), 403(b), IRA and other assets.

Shopping for Long-Term Care Insurance Can Be Uniquely Frustrating, says ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you're in the market for long-term care insurance, you may be in for a long, exasperating slog, according to ACSIA Partners, one of America's largest long-term care insurance agencies. "Unfortunately, LTC insurance isn't an easy thing to buy," says Denise Gott, the company's CEO.

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