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Christie Hinrichs is the CEO of Tabitha Health Care Services in Lincoln, NE. She recently participated in TEDxLincoln. In her TEDx talk, Hinrichs addresses the issue of ageism, and how many of us have preconceived notions of what it means to grow old.
On Sept. 23, Nancy Hooks, vice president of member
relations at LeadingAge, attended a celebration of the 39th
Anniversary of the Canonization of St. Elizabeth Seton at the Elizabeth Seton Pediatrics
Center in Yonkers, NY.
In a state where nursing home development has long been at a
standstill due to moratoriums on the building of new care centers,
the Rhode Island State Department of Health has approved Saint
Elizabeth Home's plan to bring Green House model
homes to Rhode Island. Saint Elizabeth Home, a LeadingAge
member in East Greenwich, was one of 3 organizations to submit
proposals for the project.
CNN is documenting Alexander "Sandy" Halperin's struggle with early-onset Alzheimer's for a film that will air in installments on Dr. Sanjay Gupta, M.D. Halperin, who lives at Westminster Oaks, a LeadingAge member community in Tallahassee, FL, has become an ardent advocate for those suffering from dementia since his own diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s in 2010.
The Cardinal Health Foundation announced it has awarded Senior Independence in the Greater Toledo region grant funding from the E3 Grant Program to implement best practices and help improve the effectiveness, efficiency and excellence of patient care.