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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.

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda Announces Organization Identity Change to Empowered Aging

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., June 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS 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 Hosts Virtual Hear Better Event in Honor of Better Hearing and Speech Month

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS 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.

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.
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Papa Inc. Adds Reliance to Its Medicare Advantage Plans to Provide ‘Family on Demand’ to HMO Population

MIAMI, Fla. /Florida 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.

Steve Moran Shares Leadership Guidance in His New Book, ‘Lead Don’t Manage’

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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 (CARR) to Cease Operations October 31

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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 and Telephone Reassurance Program Initiative

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., July 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS 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.

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