Articles on "ProAging"

October 24, 2013 6:50 pm

Fellowship Recognizes America’s Top “Aging” Journalists

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) and New America Media (NAM) have selected 17 reporters for the MetLife Foundation Journalists in Aging Fellows Program, now in its fourth year. They represent a wide range of mainstream and ethnic media outlets, including several daily newspapers and NPR affiliates. The fellows will convene during GSA’s Annual Scientific Meeting — scheduled for November 20 to 24 in New Orleans — and utilize over 400 presentations and 4,000 expert attendees to develop a major […]

September 3, 2013 3:07 pm

Four Senior Housing Organizations Receive 2013 MetLife Foundation Awards

MetLife Foundation and Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (Enterprise) today announced the winners of the 2013 MetLife Foundation Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing, lauding innovation in green, health care and service-enriched housing for low-income seniors. The four winners will each receive $50,000 in unrestricted grant funds to expand their work in affordable housing and will be recognized during community events this fall.   “MetLife Foundation Award recipients have created forward-thinking, resident-centered programs by fulfilling current needs and anticipating future requirements […]

August 20, 2013 3:43 pm

Retirement Redefined in 72 year-old Mailman Profile

Older Americans’ reasons for staying in the workforce cover the spectrum in the post-recession economy. Some need the money to live day-to-day, some want to build up battered 401(k) plans or put more away for their kids, some find that the daily activity organizes their lives in ways they can’t on their own, keeping them connected and useful. Business Week profiled a 72 year old mailman who is part of the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. labor force — those who […]

June 24, 2013 1:11 pm

People on the Move – Home Physicians

We at Home Physicians are excited to announce the addition of two new staff members to our team. We are pleased to have Barbara Losin and Brandi Perry join our marketing team. They have been working closely with our current marketer Jack Davidson, as he prepares for his retirement. Barbara and Brandi will be in the community to help educate all potential recipients about their benefits. They will also work closely with the various care providers, facilities, and groups in […]

May 28, 2013 2:27 pm

Study Reveals MTV Generation/Gen X Similar to Baby Boomers

They may have been known as the MTV Generation or sometimes “the slackers,” when they first started entering the workforce more than 25 years ago, but members of Generation X (Gen X, those born between 1965 and 1976) are now as affluent, stable and saddled with responsibility as their parents were at the same age. A new study from the MetLife Mature Market Institute, The MetLife Study of Generation X: The MTV Generation Moves into Mid-Life, reports that 70% of […]

May 28, 2013 2:08 pm

New Centers Will Lead to Enhanced Geriatric Social Work Training

The Hartford/GSA National Center on Gerontological Social Work Excellence has chosen the Boston College and the University of Michigan as the locations of the first two Hartford Academic Centers of Excellence in Geriatric Social Work. The National Center was established through a three-year, $1.35 million grant from the John A. Hartford Foundation to The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) in February 2013. GSA Fellow Barbara Berkman, DSW, PhD, chairs its National Advisory Board. “Being identified as a Hartford Geriatric Social […]

Transportation, Parking, Agenda – The BIG EVENT for Senior-Serving Professionals 2013
April 9, 2013 8:12 pm

Transportation, Parking, Agenda – The BIG EVENT for Senior-Serving Professionals 2013

Our goal is to provide you with as much information about the BIG EVENT in advance to maximize your networking, education, and overall experience before, after and during the BIG EVENT! Date and Time: Thursday, April 18 from Noon – 3 p.m. Location: Nationals Park Stars & Stripes Club, 1500 South Capitol Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003-1507 Transportation Options Outlined Here Metro – Take the Green Line to the Navy Yard station. The Navy Yard station is just a half […]

HCR ManorCare – Springhouse – Arden Courts – Heartland
March 31, 2013 11:40 pm

HCR ManorCare – Springhouse – Arden Courts – Heartland

Our primary focus is caring for post-hospital or post-acute patients with complex medical needs such as wound care, IV-therapy, inpatient dialysis, Alzheimer’s or related dementias. We provide 24-hour nursing care as well as physical, occupational and speech therapy service to a broad spectrum of patients on a short or long term basis. In addition to our skilled nursing and rehabilitation services, we offer therapeutic recreation and social activities. Our continuum of care and experience has helped 98% of our patient’s […]

Seabury Resources for Aging
March 31, 2013 11:40 pm

Seabury Resources for Aging

Seabury provides personalized, affordable services and housing options. Our community services include care management, congregational resources, Age-In-Place volunteer program, and serving as lead agency for Washington DC’s Ward 5. Our retirement housing options include group housing for older adults at Home First, independent living at Friendship Terrace and assisted and independent living at Springvale Terrace. Phone: 202-289-5690 Website: www.seaburyresources.org Contact: Kate Lewis  klewis@seaburyresources.org Seabury’s care managers are seasoned, skilled advocates who guide older adults and family members through times of […]

Elder & Disability Law Center
March 31, 2013 11:39 pm

Elder & Disability Law Center

The Elder & Disability Law Center has offices in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. EDLC provides life-care planning and management of legal, financial, and social issues for the aging individual. We counsel aging individuals, their families, and individuals of all ages with developmental disabilities. Our services include: Medicaid Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Probate, Trust Administration, and Estate Planning. Phone: 202-452-0000 Website: www.edlc.com Brochures EDLC Estate Planning EDLC Firm Overview EDLC G & C EDLC Life Care Planning EDLC Medicaid Planning EDLC […]