Carl Love: What kind of care are senior citizens missing? – Press-Enterprise

When people think of growing old, they assume they’re going to decline physically and mentally. That is true, Temecula resident Barbara Matthews said, but people can also become more spiritual as they age, improving their quality of life that way. Longtime Temecula resident Barbara Matthews is an expert on aging who says seniors need to focus more on spiritual care. (Photo courtesy of Barbara Matthews) A veteran of 20 years in the health care industry, Matthews has worked at an assisted living facility, managed hospice and home health agencies, supervised caregivers and volunteered with Alzheimer’s patients. She’s found that spiritual care doesn’t get the attention it deserves.…
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Senior Fund: How you can do good for El Pasoans as we close out dreadful 2020 – El Paso Times

| El Paso Times Show Caption Hide Caption Senior Fund helps family in need of bathroom modification Senior Fund, Area Agency on Aging helps family in need of bathroom modification Your generosity has had a major impact on fellow El Pasoans in 2020. Those moments of goodwill provided hope in what’s been a difficult year — punctuated by the spread of COVID-19 in our community. The pandemic and difficult economic conditions put an extra strain on our senior residents. This vulnerable population is coping with an acute threat to their lives because of the coronavirus. It has been especially difficult for these seniors to stock up on essentials, such as toilet paper and cleaning supplies, while weighing the risks of visiting a grocery store or welcoming family members into their homes.…
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EPOCH Senior Living Reveals Senior Community in Stamford, Connecticut – New York YIMBY

Earlier this week, EPOCH Senior Living revealed the first renderings of Waterstone on High Ridge, a forthcoming senior community in Stamford, Connecticut. The residential campus will feature 146 residences for adults 62 years of age and above. Located at 25 High Ridge Road, the building is expected to welcome residents by the end of 2021. National Development, co-developer of the property, worked with EPOCH Senior Living to acquire the property which is the former headquarters of GE Capital. Rendering of Waterstone on High Ridge Waterstone on High Ridge will offer three distinct product lines to accommodate all types of senior residents.…
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EPOCH Senior Living Reveals Senior Community in Stamford, Connecticut – New York YIMBY

Earlier this week, EPOCH Senior Living revealed the first renderings of Waterstone on High Ridge, a forthcoming senior community in Stamford, Connecticut. The residential campus will feature 146 residences for adults 62 years of age and above. Located at 25 High Ridge Road, the building is expected to welcome residents by the end of 2021. National Development, co-developer of the property, worked with EPOCH Senior Living to acquire the property which is the former headquarters of GE Capital. Rendering of Waterstone on High Ridge Waterstone on High Ridge will offer three distinct product lines to accommodate all types of senior residents.…
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Europcar Mobility Group Reaches a Major Step With an Agreement in Principle on Financial Restructuring With Main Creditors, Supporting Its “Connect” Transformation Program – Business Wire

PARIS–()–Regulatory News: Europcar Mobility Group (Paris:EUCAR): The Agreement in Principle has been entered into by the Company with a group of significant cross-holders2 in the 2024 Senior Notes, 2026 Senior Notes, EC Finance plc’s Senior Secured Notes and holding interests in the RCF and the Credit Suisse Facility and has been approved at the unanimity of the voting members3 of the Company’s supervisory board4. It contemplates mainly: (i) A massive corporate deleveraging, with the reduction of the Group’s corporate indebtedness by €1,100m through the equitization in full of its 2024 Senior Notes, 2026 Senior Notes and Credit Suisse Facility; (ii) A significant new money injection, with the contribution in equity in an amount of €250m (the “New Money in Equity”) as well as the granting of a new fleet financing in an amount up to €225m (together, the “New Money”); and (iii) the refinancing of the RCF.…
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Exclusive: TerraMagna Sows $2M Seed For Brazilian Farm Lending – Crunchbase News

2 Shares Email Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Agriculture fintech company TerraMagna raised $2 million in seed funding for risk mitigation, providing farmers in Brazil access to working capital. Subscribe to the Crunchbase Daily ONEVC led the round and was joined by MAYA Capital, Accion Venture Lab and a group of angel investors. In total, TerraMagna has raised $2.7 million since the company was founded in 2017, Bernardo Fabiani, executive director and co-founder of TerraMagna, told Crunchbase News. Independent Brazilian farmers typically finance 80 percent of their working capital each planting season to purchase items such as seeds, fertilizer, herbicides and pesticides, he said.…
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UCF hospitality school offers students new paths in health care industry – WFTV Orlando

By: Alexa Lorenzo and James Tutten, WFTV.comUpdated: November 24, 2020 – 11:28 PM ORLANDO, Fla. — In Central Florida, we’ve seen the tourism industry get crushed by the pandemic. Now, UCF has a new degree that is helping hospitality students shift their talents to the growing health care industry. This is the first degree of its kind in Florida. Content Continues Below Watch: Florida doctor was member of national committee on COVID-19 vaccination plans The students are taking courses in health care, geriatrics and hospitality management to prepare them for some well-paid managerial style jobs in a booming industry. It’s typically a time for tourism and travel, but the hospitality industry has been hit hard this year. Dr.…
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Nonprofit asks for Christmas cards, other items for elderly in health care facilities – Pickens County Courier

By Jason Evans Staff Reporter jevans@thepccourier.com PICKENS — Recent weeks have been busy ones for a local nonprofit that aims to assist senior citizens. Tammy Ferguson is co-chair of Warmth and Comfort for the Elderly in Upstate SC. “In October and November, we have collected blankets, throws, hats, scarves and gloves for our You must be logged in to view this content. Subscribe Today or Login  …
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Stratum Health System Names Vice-President for Home Health – Sarasota

Stratum Health System, the parent company of Tidewell Hospice, has named Cecille Riggs, PT, as vice-president for home health. The Stratum Health System family of companies includes Avidity Home Health, a Medicare-approved skilled-care provider, and Approved Home Health, which offers skilled and private-duty services. Riggs has more than 30 years of experience in health care and 20 years of experience in leadership roles within large home health agencies and senior living organizations. Prior to joining Stratum, she served as vice-president for Brookdale Senior Living, the largest senior living provider in the country.…
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Covid-19 outbreaks in nursing homes hit record high – NBC News

The latest surge of coronavirus cases is fueling a record number of nursing home outbreaks, as the virus is spreading quickly inside long-term care facilities in the Midwest and the Great Plains while also re-emerging in facilities swamped by the first wave of the virus. More than 1,300 nursing homes across the U.S. reported having three or more confirmed Covid-19 cases during the first week of November — the highest number ever reported in a single week, according to an NBC News analysis of federal data. The figure does not include outbreaks at assisted living facilities, which the federal government does not track.…
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