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Phyllis Ayman’s new book considers the quality of elder care

"Once in every 66 seconds, a person is diagnosed with Alzheimer's in this country," said Phyllis Ayman, Cos Cob-based speech pathlogist.

Guitars, paint and robotic cats: Elder care looks to new therapy...

New therapy methods, from arts and music to robot companions, are becoming increasingly popular in the elder care field.

Protecting your loved ones and friends from elder abuse

All too often the roots of elder abuse are to be found in a senior being dependent either emotionally or physically on the alleged abuser.

Why we should treat loneliness in seniors as a chronic disease

Numerous studies show loneliness is linked to negative physical and mental health effects.

Talking finances with aging parents

You and certainly your parents find it difficult to discuss, but it may be time to have a family heart-to-heart talk about the future, their care and their finances.

Westchester County seeks adult day services provider

Proposals from qualified agencies for services to seniors are due April 6.

FilBen Group takes fully integrated approach to assisted living development

The Westchester-based group has designed, built and now operates three assisted living facilities.

Murphy proposes tax credit for unpaid caregivers

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) has announced he will propose new legislation today aimed at providing retirement compensation to unpaid family caregivers.

Danbury hospice facility on schedule for fall opening

A dozen private suites are planned as fundraising continues.

Granny snatchers beware: State adopts uniform adult guardianship act

A new law will fill a gap relevant to jurisdictional issues between states in guardianship proceeds and combat the elder abuse phenomenon of “granny snatching."

Portfolio manager seeks second career in elder care

After his grandmother died in February, Lou Giampa said he accelerated plans to open his own home care agency to serve other seniors and their families

Medicaid, managed care and beyond

Why do we automatically talk about Medicaid when the subject of long-term care is raised?

Witherell senior care facility embraces capital projects

A nonprofit is halfway toward its goal of raising $7 million to fund upgrades at the Greenwich nursing center

Five nonprofits named grant recipients

A broad reach addressed by more than $1 million in total support

With aging population comes need for a paradigm shift

Palliative care becomes a focus for health care attorney.