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It's Happening to You...Now What?
It's Happening to You...Now What?

Denette Mann is a licensed professional counselor based in Dallas who integrates mindfulness into her counseling practice. This is reflected in the name of her website: LivingBetterWithMindfulness.com. Her belief is that mindfulness can help baby boomers with stage of life issues which Denette will tell us more about.

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Keeping Cool This Summer
Keeping Cool This Summer

In the heat of summer, it’s always important to remember to help our seniors stay cool in the warm weather. If the senior in your life enjoys being outdoors and enjoying the fresh air, it’s a big plus. Just as in the winter we think about keeping warm, staying cool and hydrated during the summer months is equally as important.

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The Dementia Bill of Rights
The Dementia Bill of Rights

Should people with dementia have the same rights as the rest of us? A very serious and important question pointing again to the unfortunate way that society views people who are living with dementia.

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It's Happening to You...Now What?

Denette Mann is a licensed professional counselor based in Dallas who integrates mindfulness into her counseling practice. This is reflected in the name of her website: LivingBetterWithMindfulness.com. Her belief is that mindfulness can help baby boomers with stage of life issues which Denette will tell us more about.

Hospitalists and the Practice of Medicine

Dr. Michael Weisberg has been a practicing gastroenterologist for over 23 years in Plano, Texas. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Weisberg also serves as a board member of Digestive Health Associates of Texas.

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3/30/2017 Senior Care Authority™ Named in the Top New Franchises by Entrepreneur® Magazine Only Franchise System Selected in Senior Care Specializing In Senior Placement and ElderCare Consulting

2/23/2017 What Is Lost And What Is Found Daily, my inbox is full of articles, blogs, and personal stories about being a care partner for a loved one with dementia. I am blessed to be a part of so many personal stories that touch the hearts of so many and am privileged to be part of their process and healing. Here is what some other caregivers have learned on their journeys...do you have something to add?

2/14/2017 Some Thoughts on Valentine's Day What typically happens on Valentine's Day? We focus on those we love. Maybe this year, if you are a caregiver you could imagine directing some of that love toward yourself as well?

1/28/2017 Safety for the Winter If your loved one suffers from dementia, you already know how consuming it is to constantly worry about their well-being. During the winter months your checklist grows exponentially.

1/20/2017 A Four Legged Antidote To Loneliness Depression and loneliness can happen at any age but seniors are at high risk for these conditions. Limited mobility, illness, isolation, loss of friends or family members can all contribute to a continuous feeling of being alone in this big world.

1/13/2017 Senior Care Authority San Francisco/ North Bay Area Launches New Website to Help Seniors in Senior Care Authority North Bay Area Senior Care Authority San Francisco North Bay Area launched its new corporate website to provide relevant help and compassionate support to families navigating the challenges and transitions of aging loved ones in Sonoma, Marin, Napa, and Solano Counties.

1/12/2017 The Healing Power of Music There has been much conversation and research about using music therapy as a strategy to help people with dementia find enjoyment in a simple activity. The magic of music is familiar to all of us.

1/10/2017 Senior Care Authority Named in the Top Franchises by Franchise Business Review Independent Survey Shows Franchise Owners Are Highly Satisfied with Senior Care Authority's Performance

1/5/2017 Making the Tough Decision to Stop Driving Most of us take driving for granted. As we age, changes in vision, hearing, response time, use of medications, and other factors can affect our ability to drive safely.

12/29/2016 When Mom or Dad Needs Care but Refuses If you know someone who needs care at home to stay safe but who may be resistant, try some of these ideas to get the conversation started...

12/29/2016 Senior Care Authority San Diego Boosts Its Online Presence to Improve Seniors Placement Services in San Diego Area Senior Care Authority San Diego launched its new corporate website to provide personalized and comprehensive senior placement services to meet the family's long-term care needs in the San Diego Area

12/28/2016 Senior Care Authority Brings High Quality, No-Cost Senior Care Services to the Southeast Now serving Palm Beach County and the cities of Parkland, Coral Springs and Deerfield Beach, Senior Care Authority helps senior and their families find the best assisted living communities and residential care homes

12/26/2016 Senior Care Authority Phoenix Metro's New Website Helps Seniors Find Better Care in Phoenix Metropolitan Area and Northern Arizona Senior Care Authority Phoenix Metro launched its new corporate website to advise and provide solutions to support senior care needs, and helping seniors live the highest quality of life with safe and reliable living options in Phoenix Metropolitan Area and Northern Arizona

12/20/2016 Senior Care Authority Launches New Website to Help Seniors in North Riverside County Founded by Senior Care Placement Specialist Clair Meske, Senior Care Authority North Riverside County is becoming a driving force for elder care in the Inland Empire region with its new website which provides extensive information about independent living communities, memory care, in-home care, assisted living, nursing homes, and other related senior services...

12/8/2016 How You Can Make the Holidays Senior Friendly  As we grow older, things change, including how much we can manage during the holidays. How might you adjust your family's traditions to accommodate the elders in your clan?

12/8/2016 Going Home for the Holiday's? Haven't Seen Your Parents in a While? On your visit home for the holidays this year, you may want to take some time to check and see if your senior is showing signs that they need additional help. This checklist can serve as a guide to help you ensure things aren't falling through the cracks. You want to be sure that your loved one is safe and taking care of their personal and home needs.

12/5/2016 Senior Care Authority North County San Diego Launches New Website to Help Seniors in Senior Care Authority North County San Diego Senior Care Authority North County San Diego launched its new corporate website http://seniorcare-northcountysandiego.com/ to help families find the best senior care options at home, assisted living and memory care communities in the Northeast San Diego County area.

12/5/2016 Senior Care Authority South Bay Area Launches New Website to Help Seniors in Santa Clara and Santa Cruz County Founded in South Bay Area, California in August, 2012, by Karl and Katherine Winkelman, Senior Care Authority South Bay Area has recently gained major online exposure with its new website http://seniorcare-sanfranciscosouthbay.com/ which provides extensive information about Independent Living Communities, In-Home Care, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Nursing Homes.

12/2/2016 Senior Care Authority Denver Metro Area Helps Seniors Find Better Care With Brand New Website Founded on 7/20/2015 by Brandy Randolph, Senior Care Authority Denver Metro Area has released a new website for seniors in the Denver Metro Area at http://seniorcare-northdenvermetro.com/, aiming to provide extensive information about independent living communities, assisted living, memory care, nursing homes, and in-home care.

11/15/2016 Senior Care Authority Now Serving Louisiana Residents “As the greatest generation ages, we want to find them the best living situation in which to spend their twilight years,” said Louisiana Senior Care Authority owner Larry Balyeat. “My team and I work as trusted advisors to provide appropriate assisted living options that meet each individual’s healthcare needs, lifestyle interests, and budget.”

11/14/2016 Senior Care Authority Louisiana Helps Seniors in Louisiana With Brand New Website Larry Balyeat, the owner of Senior Care Authority franchise in Louisiana, launched his new corporate website in October, looking to "assist the Senior population and their families and use my skills and expertise in helping them to find the resources that they need and guide them through a successful experience in this transition period".

10/7/2016 Senior Care Authority Expands Into San Diego County With Two Former Corporate Executives Senior Care Authority serves families throughout the country through its network of professionals providing elder care consulting and personalized senior placement assistance to families seeking the best care options at home, assisted living and memory care communities.
As Regional Account Executive at MES Solutions and Claims Specialist at Broadspire, Christine Cifuentes acted as liaison between medical providers and injured workers, assisting them through the complex claims process. Building trusting relationships and being an empathetic resource for her clients. Christine has a BA degree in finance from Washington State University...

10/7/2016 Senior Care Authority Now Serving the State of Rhode Island Amy Fraim prides herself in assisting families when an elderly person requires a lifestyle change. Finding the best solution can be a complex, lengthy, often confusing and stressful process for the entire family.
“At Senior Care Authority in Rhode Island we strive to be a trusted advisor for your family, providing appropriate solutions to address care needs, interests and goals, while treating seniors and their families with respect and dignity. We will help you live the highest quality of life by matching your needs and budget with safe and reliable living options,” says Amy.

10/4/2016 Senior Care Authority Now Serving the North Riverside County Area With Over 25-Year Industry Professional As a Senior Care Placement Specialist in North Riverside County, Clair Meske couldn’t be in a better position to apply his skills and experience. It is almost as if this position were tailor-made for the man who has worked in long-term care since 1988 as Executive Director at Assisted Living Communities and Skilled Nursing & Rehab Hospitals since 1988...

6/20/16 Senior Care Authority Now Assisting Seniors in West LA County Area Lawrence (aka “Lawrie”) Hudson, has found the way to mesh her career experience of furthering health-care solutions worldwide to now improving the quality and efficiency of finding exceptional senior care locally. As the area owner of Senior Care Authority on the Westside, Beach Cities, South Bay, and Central San Fernando Valley, Lawrie helps seniors and their families expertly and calmly navigate the challenge of finding exceptional senior care options and residences…

6/20/2016 "The Aging Boomers" Now Released on Paperback Frank M. Samson, CEO and Founder of Senior Care Authority has released his new book, "The Aging Boomers: Answers to Critical Questions for You, Your Parents and Loved Ones." The Kindle version was #1 on Amazon in various categories including Eldercare, Gerentology and Alzheimer's. The paperback is now available on Amazon.com.

12/8/15 Senior Care Authority Assisting Seniors through New Atlanta Office Sharon Whitlock has a passion for serving seniors. She began caring for seniors as a Registered Nurse nearly 30 years ago, and was eventually promoted to regional operations director overseeing dialysis centers. She missed the daily contact with her patients, and after struggling to find the right residential care for her mother, who had Alzheimer’s, she knew what she wanted to do. She left her Dialysis career to open the Senior Care Authority franchise serving Northwest Atlanta…

12/2/15 Senior Care Authority of Phoenix Receives Rare Certification for Expertise in Preventing Hospital Readmissions As a Nationally Certified Readmission Prevention Professional (NCRP), Steve Gilbert has demonstrated expertise in Hospital Readmissions and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and “is a true pioneer in patient centered care,” said Josh Luke, founder and president of the National Readmission Prevention Collaborative. The National Readmission Prevention Collaborative announced today that Steve Gilbert, owner of Senior Care Authority of Phoenix Metro, has earned the rare distinction of Nationally Certified Readmission Prevention Professional (NCRP). Gilbert is one of the first healthcare professionals in Arizona to receive this prestigious honor, held in high regard by leading acute hospitals, which now are penalized financially if patients are admitted unnecessarily to the hospital…

11/18/15 Senior Care Authority Now Serving Seniors Through New Phoenix Office With over 1,000 licensed assisted living locations in the Phoenix Metro area, finding the right residential care for a loved one can be a daunting task. Just ask Steve Gilbert. Based on the difficulties he experienced searching for assisted living for his father, Gilbert opened a Senior Care Authority office serving the Phoenix Metro area. His mission: To be a trusted advisor to families seeking the best care and living options for their loved ones…

11/10/15 Senior Care Authority Expands its Services to Denver Brandy Randolph looks forward to becoming a trusted resource for seniors and their families through her new business, Senior Care Authority of Denver. Senior Care Authority provides hands-on assistance to seniors and families seeking the best living and care options, including independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and residential care homes. Based on the difficulties…

8/19/15 Senior Care Authority Opens First Texas Office Seniors age 70 to 79 are the fastest growing population group in North Central Texas, according to the North Central Texas Council of Governments. So it’s no surprise that more and more adult children here are seeking care and living options for their elderly parents. In an effort to help guide them to the best care options for their loved ones, John Alagood has opened a Senior Care Authority office serving the Dallas-Fort Worth area. A Certified Senior Advisor with a background in…

7/31/15 Senior Care Authority Continues Expansion with 12th Franchise Operation Senior Care Authority today announced the addition of a new franchise operation in the Denver, Colo. area, the 12th franchise to come on board within the past seven months. Founded in 2009, the senior placement company began its franchise marketing efforts last fall and currently has offices in California, Texas, Arizona, Minnesota, Virginia and Colorado, with more offices starting in the Pacific Northwest and Southeastern U.S. within the next 30 days.

6/30/15 Senior Care Authority Expands with East Coast Office After retiring from a 29-year career with the Department of the Army, Cynthia Spencer-Bass fulfilled her lifelong dream of becoming an entrepreneur. She bought the Senior Care Authority franchise serving Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C., becoming the first East Coast franchisee for the Sacramento, Calif.,-based company, which also has offices in California, Arizona, Texas, and Minnesota.

6/16/15 Senior Care Authority Expands with New San Diego Office Encinitas Businesswoman Shirin Rejali matches families with the top senior care facilities in North San Diego County. Shirin Rejali has a passion for serving seniors. She began volunteering at an Alzheimer’s day care center as a teenager, after her grandmother was diagnosed with the disease…

3/26/15 Former fitness club executive re-engineering fitness for ages 50+. The 55+ market is the largest and fastest-growing segment of the population, and the most under-served by the fitness industry. “The mainstream fitness business is still very youth-focused; it has been for many years,” said Martin Pazzani, CEO of Activate Brain & Body…

2/4/15 Top Dementia Expert Warns of Lewy Body Dementia on The Aging Boomers  Teepa Snow discusses Lewy Body Dementia: how it differs from Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, its symptoms, treatment options, and the importance of getting an early diagnosis.

1/21/15 Senior Care Authority Expands with Opening of South Orange County Franchise San Clemente office matches families with the top senior living options in south Orange County, including independent living, assisted living, dementia and memory care, and residential care facilities.

1/8/15 The Aging Boomers Podcast Joins Boomeon  The Aging Boomers can now be heard on Boomeon, the online community for Boomers. The podcast educates listeners on many of the physical, financial and mental health issues facing Boomers, their parents, and an aging population.

12/9/14 Senior Care Authority Expands in Bay Area with Contra Costa County Franchise  Transitions with Care matches families with the top senior living options, including independent living, assisted living, Alzheimer’s and dementia care facilities.

12/3/14 Senior Care Authority grows with South Bay Area Franchise As Senior Care Authority franchisees, Los Gatos couple helps families find the best senior living options for their loved ones, providing personal and compassionate service throughout the whole transition process.

11/23/14 Senior Care Authority Appoints New Management, Expands Senior Care Services Senior placement company Senior Care Authority (SCA) has selected elder-care management expert Marcy Baskin to manage its North Bay operations. With Baskin’s appointment, the company begins rolling out new senior-care management services throughout its nationwide network.

1/2/14 Senior Care Authority Further Expands Placement Network in California and Florida Senior Care Authority Network (SCAnetwork) adds local Placement Agencies to help Families find Assisted Living and Dementia Care Locations with knowledgeable, full-service experts.

4/8/13 Senior Care Authority Conducting Informational Webinar on Senior Care Business Opportunities Online seminar will provide information on in-home care, senior move managers, senior placement and more. With the “silver tsunami” heating up, there continues to be a need for talented people who want to grow their own businesses while helping others.

2/28/13 An Upcoming Series on Dementia Announced on The Aging Boomers Radio Show With Alzheimer’s and other dementia related diseases increasing at an alarming rate, “The Aging Boomers” continues its series of guest authors who discuss their experiences and expertise in this area. These interviews will not only preview their books but also help to educate family and professional caregivers on this growing epidemic.

2/26/13 Senior Care Authority Expands Network of Local Experts to Help Families Find Assisted Living or Dementia CareSenior Care Authority Network (SCAnetwork) has added senior placement experts in California, Colorado, Arizona, Oregon and New York to assist families whose loved ones need supervision or care. SCAnetwork Senior Placement Advisors are familiar with the assisted living and dementia care locations in their local communities.

12/10/12 Senior Care Authority Network (SCAnetwork) Adds Subscription Support Services for Senior Placement AgenciesThose that specialize in helping seniors find assisted living, residential and dementia care can utilize these support services on a subscription basis. AutoPlace®CRM, AutoMail® Newsletter SCANET® Referral Program and CareTalk® assist Senior Placement Agencies in their business operations and marketing efforts.

12/9/12 Cannabis Helps Seniors with Dementia, Depression, Arthritis, Cancer and Asthma Frank Samson, host of “The Aging Boomers” interviewed an attorney and physician to discuss the legal risks and medical benefits for seniors taking cannabis for medicinal use.

8/29/12 Senior Care Authority Network (SCAnetwork) Adds Members Providing Local Assisted Living and Dementia Care Placement Senior Placement Agencies in Illinois, Oregon and Southern California as well as new senior care start-ups in New York, Florida and Colorado has become part of this growing network.

8/13/12 Teepa Snow, Renown Dementia Consultant and Educator Appears on “The Aging Boomers” Radio ShowShe provides an understanding of the various types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s, Vascular Dementia and Lewy Body to help Family Caregivers.

7/26/12 Senior Care Authority Network Adds Coaching to its Senior Placement Training Program In addition to the Online Training Program taught by industry professionals, participants have the option to continue with the Coaching Program as their businesses become operational. Combining the online training with actual situations is an important part of the learning process.

5/30/12 The Aging Boomers Radio Show Interviews Seniors who Discuss the Challenges and Solutions of Aging Two very knowledgeable seniors talk about their experience with assisted living, in-home care, and dementia online and radio.

4/30/12 Senior Care Authority Founder Speaks Out on Senior Placement and Assisted Living With the growth in assisted living, residential care homes and dementia care locations, senior residential placement services have an opportunity to provide a much needed service to families.

4/24/12 Colorado Group Enters Senior Residential Placement Market And Becomes Member of SCAnetwork Colorado Senior Care Advisors took a step forward by joining SCAnetwork and assisting those needing help in locating assisted living, residential care homes and dementia care locations that best meet the senior’s needs.

3/13/12 Senior Care Authority’s Founders Earn CSA DesignationSenior Care Authority believe that education is the key to helping professionals work with seniors and their families more effectively. By successfully completing the only nationally accredited designation of its kind, the CSA course addresses the vital aspects of understanding seniors’ needs.

2/29/12 SCAnetwork Enhances Training in Senior Care SCAnetwork, a division of Senior Care Authority, provides training to those interested in starting their own senior residential placement business. The program has been updated to include instruction by several professionals in the industry as well as enhancing its subscription program for users.

1/27/12 Assisted Living and Nursing Home Differences Discussed by Senior Care Authority on KRON4TV Though staying at home is certainly the choice of the elderly, it may not be the safest or least costly choice. Does your loved one know how assisted living and nursing differ?