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Seeking an Assistant Care Manager in our NH Office!

Posted on: February 13 2015

We are currently seeking a full time Assistant Care Manager. The position is responsible for securing new clients, conducting client assessments and providing support to scheduling, caregiving and office administrative functions. This is a unique opportunity for a dynamic, personable, professional who is passionate about helping seniors and people with disabilities to join an energetic team that strives to provide excellent customer service to both clients and caregivers. Minimum of Associates Degree with prior experience in social work, health care and/or eldercare preferred. Compensation: $30,000/year. Come grow with our company!  Please send resume to: Armistead Senior Care, 367...

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Armistead launches it’s newest program, “Transitions”

Posted on: February 09 2015

RIGHT-SIZING / DOWN-SIZING              Transitions is designed specifically to help seniors and their families “right-size” in their current home or “down-size” for a move to a new home. Senior Move Advisor Jana Granzella has joined the Armistead team to head the launch of this new service. Transitions services are client-focused.  A great deal can be accomplished in very little time, saving both time and money, including: Assessing the current situation and helping to develop a vision and a plan;

Evaluating what...

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February is American Heart Month

Posted on: February 02 2015

Sponsor: The American Heart Association Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States.  Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to create opportunities for people to make healthier choices. Make a difference in your community: Spread the word about strategies for preventing heart disease and encourage people to live heart healthy lives.

How can American Heart Month make a difference? ...

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Tai Chi for Seniors Benefits Both Body and Mind

Posted on: January 26 2015

by Mark Huntsman  For many seniors seeking a way to get low-impact exercise that improves health and requires no special equipment, Tai Chi is an excellent solution. Because Tai Chi can be done indoors or out, and as a group activity or by yourself, it suits both people who like to work out alone at home and those who prefer to get their exercise in a social setting.

Ancient Tradition Meets Effective Exercise

Developed in China more than 2,000 years ago, Tai Chi is a gentle form of exercise that’s been described as &ldquo...

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Top 5 Places Where People Live the Longest

Posted on: January 20 2015

by Dana Larsen  We can learn a lot about improving quality of life in our golden years – and maybe even increase longevity – by studying the habits of the world’s longest-lived people. Where in the world do people live the longest? Though we in the U.S. tend to think we own good health and longevity, the truth might surprise you – the small, remote island of Okinawa, Japan is where you’ll find the world’s largest population of healthy older adults. In fact, of the five...

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Information Sites for Seniors Citizens

Posted on: January 12 2015

USA.gov

On this site, you'll find resources for caregivers, consumer protection information, education, jobs, and volunteer opportunities, creating a will, contact information for federal and state agencies and resources for grandparents who raise their grandchildren. You can also find health-related information, housing resources, retirement resources, and travel discounts.

AARP.org

AARP.org has articles senior citizens may be interested in reading. It also has information on health, money, leisure activities, family issues and an online community you can participate in and meet other seniors.

Eldernet

This is another great site for...

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Mature Matters: Putting an End to Elder Abuse

Posted on: January 05 2015

By Sarah Lemnah

Elder Abuse is one of the most underreported crimes. Its victims are often isolated or are dependent on their abusers for their care. It is estimated that 1 in 10 American seniors have been abused and the vast majority of their abusers (approximately 90 percent) were family members. In 2009, $5.3 billion was spent on the direct medical costs associated with violent injuries to seniors, while victims of senior financial exploitation were estimated to have lost $2.9 billion.

Many seniors are at high risk to be physically, emotionally and sexually abused. In addition, many seniors fall victim to...

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