January 26, 2015
For Immediate Release
Client: The Crossings at Harbor View
Contact: Heather Bennett – Executive Liaison
C Media Company | 540.339.9626
SUFFOLK, VA- The Crossings at Harbour View, scheduled to open in Summer of 2015, is proud to announce the appointment of Michelle Laskey to lead sales and marketing strategy at this new senior living community. Most recently, Michelle served as interim Director of Sales and Marketing at The Chamberlin, a sister senior living community located on historic Fort Monroe in Hampton, owned and managed by Harmony Senior Services since June of 2012.
Michelle brings more than 20 years experience in senior community marketing, and healthcare management having been Director of Marketing at Lake Prince for almost 9 years, assisted in the start-up and marketing of an assisted living and memory care community in Virginia Beach. Her extensive industry specific background includes marketing home health care, skilled nursing care, hospice and durable medical equipment services to numerous Hampton Roads physicians and health care facilities.
Michelle has called Hampton Roads home for the past 42 years, having graduated from East Carolina University with degrees in Business Education and Business administration. She is married with one son who attends Isle of Wight Academy.
Harmony Senior Services is a premier developer and manager of multiple senior communities in Virginia and South Carolina. Based in Roanoke, Virginia, Harmony is led by executives with over 100 years combined experience successfully managing, marketing, planning, training and consulting for senior communities.
January 20, 2015
Please welcome our latest addition to the Jacksonville Florida market – Home Care Solutions of Jacksonville!
Home Care Solutions of Jacksonville is a community-based homemaker & companion service that benefits Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau, and St Johns Counties. We offer non-medical assistance in your home or in a care facility that is both flexible and affordable. Our services include assistance & companionship for the elderly, disabled, or those recovering from illness. We can be your lifeline to bring back stability to your lives starting within your home.
You can view their complete listing here – http://www.seniorlivingguide.com/DB/facilities.tpl?sku=20150120090657
January 19, 2015
Before you plan your move, let us give your present home CPR: Certified appraisal, Professional property inspection, Rejuvenation.
- More than 34 years of experience in Charlotte.
- Our team offers incomparable real estate services to sellers.
- My comprehensive CPR services provides consultation on list price, pre-listing inspections and suggestions for repairs or updating to prepare your home for the market.
- Licensed in NC and SC
Check out the full listing here – http://www.seniorlivingguide.com/DB/facilities.tpl?sku=20150119130140
Sun Terrace Hermiston offers retirement and assisted living options with compassionate care in a professionally managed, carefully designed, retirement community. Our focus on wellness and keeping residents as independent as possible provides the perfect alternative for seniors who can no longer live on their own. Our residents enjoy beautifully appointed living spaces, delicious meals and engaging social activities.
We are conveniently located minutes from downtown Hermiston with its many shops and restaurants as well as local community activities.Sun Terrace Hermiston is the ideal senior housing community for families living in Hermiston and the surrounding cities in Umatilla and Morrow counties. Whether the search is for a short term respite stay or a longer term living option, we invite you to visit Sun Terrace Hermiston and experience our commitment to bringing independence to living and quality to life.
View the full listing here – http://www.seniorlivingguide.com/DB/facilities.tpl?sku=20150119080114
January 15, 2015
Sally Dimond from Matrix Medical
Let’s make 2015 the year where our resolutions finally stick. Here are some valuable tips from Matrix Medical Network, providing free health assessments by Nurse Practitioners for eligible seniors, on how to have a healthy and happy 2015.
EXERCISE IS KEY
• Visit Your Doctor: Before starting an exercise program, it is important to get the “okay” from your physician.
• Set Goals: Start off slow to build up to 30 minutes of exercise, 5 days a week.
• Pay Attention to Your Body: It’s important that you listen to your body and not overdo it.
• Adjust Your Work Out: If you notice shortness of breath, dizziness, chest pain, or even tender joints, you may want to touch base with your doctor.
• Plate Size: Try using a smaller plate for your food.
• Don’t Rush: Sit down and eat your food slowly.
• Keep Your Mind Active: Maintain intellectual and social stimulation such as discussion groups and card games.
• Talk to a Trained Professional: Depression among older adults is very common. Talking to a counselor or psychologist is a good resource to find ways to deal with daily stress.
Matrix Medical Network provides in-home care using board-certified, local nurse practitioners to visit eligible health plan members nationwide at no cost to them. Providing in-home care helps to address health needs from medication adherence to environmental factors that impact overall wellbeing. Matrix strives to make healthcare more affordable and convenient, while also maintaining the highest quality of care.
To learn more about Matrix Medical Network, get additional health tips, or to schedule an in-home health assessment you can visit https://bit.ly/MatrixMemberExperience Or can call 888-912-8423
January 14, 2015
By Michael W. Grochowski
Social Security Regional Commissioner in Atlanta
In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke about his dream of an America where equality was more than a concept—where it was an everyday reality.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.”
His dream struck a chord with many people and inspired a nation. It shined a light on the ideal that every citizen should have equal opportunity to prosper and succeed.
As we remember Dr. King and his dream for America, take a moment to reflect on your dreams for yourself and your family. What are the things that you want for your future? Do you see yourself enjoying retirement someday?
With some planning, that dream can come true. The best way to keep your retirement dreams on track is by opening a my Social Security account. A my Social Security account is an excellent tool that helps you plan for the future. It lets you verify your earnings on your personal Social Security Statement—because your future retirement benefit depends on your earnings throughout your career. You can view your Statement at any time, giving you a good picture of what your future benefits will be. When you are ready to retire, you can even go online to apply for benefits from your home or office.
And the advantages of having a my Social Security account don’t stop after you retire. Once you start receiving benefits, you can manage them with a my Social Security account. You can get an instant benefit verification letter, check your benefit and payment information, change your address and phone number, and start or change your direct deposit information—all online.
Setting up a my Social Security account is quick, secure, and easy. Millions of Americans already have accounts. In fact, someone opens one about every 6 seconds. Join the crowd and sign up today at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount.
It’s the stuff dreams are made of.
January 12, 2015
Wellmore of Tega Cay is an upscale retirement community focused on providing premier assisted living, Alzheimer’s and dementia care, rehabilitation, and skilled nursing services.
Wellmore is the only proposed retirement community on the market employing “purpose-based wellness programming” to help residents live longer and healthier lives. Purpose-based wellness programming arms older adults with a non-clinical, cost-effective way to maintain their independence as they age.
Check out the full ad here – http://www.seniorlivingguide.com/DB/facilities.tpl?sku=20150112181230
January 9, 2015
With the announcement of our FREE Advertising campaign beginning again, we were able to connect with an old friend, Susan Scarff. Susan contacted us last year during the campaign and we built her a free ad and created a banner for her that appears in every search results page on SeniorLivingGuide.com. Why such valued placement? Because we feel her book could really benefit so many of our users, in every market we service.
From Susan’s website (http://www.dementiathejourneyahead.com/) -
Within a year of receiving her husband’s diagnosis, Susan Kiser Scarff had a classic case of caregiver burnout. She couldn’t concentrate at work. Friends drifted away. Overwhelmed, she struggled to make the transition from Red’s wife to his protector, nurse, and mother.
Experts predict that the current number of dementia sufferers—six to eight million in the United States alone—will continue to double every twenty years. In 2011, the Alzheimer’s Association estimated that up to 15 million unpaid caregivers reside in the United States alone. These are staggering numbers, made more so by the increasing age of the baby boomer generation; chances are, the number of family caregivers will increase, too.
Susan’s experience as a first-time caregiver, recorded in these pages with grace, wisdom, and humor, prove just how much there is to learn: finances have to be handled a different way in case the patient decides to make a lone trip to the bank; aggressive behavior is a constant threat; safety becomes a concern in every aspect of daily living.
Filled with practical advice for every stage of the disease’s progression, including information on support groups to help you prevent burnout, questionnaires designed to keep your loved one safe, and checklists to give you control in this time of unknowns, Dementia: The Journey Ahead will help you help your loved one—every step of the way.
Check out her free ad on SeniorLivingGuide.com, complete with links to her site and Facebook page, and be on the lookout for her banner advertisement located on the search results page of SeniorLivingGuide.com!
January 6, 2015
St. Mark’s Living in Austin MN contacted us last November about our Free Advertising campaign after it ended and guess what? – We’re ramping up again and kept their request on file and they get the very first FREE ad of 2015!
We’ve built them a FREE Featured listing on SeniorLivingGuide.com complete with direct contact info, web links and a link to their Facebook page, we’re blogging about them and soon we’ll add tweets and Facebook updates promoting their community – all in the name of building our brand, making new contacts and increasing awareness about a great senior community in Minnesota.
St. Mark’s Living, is a senior living and healthcare campus that provides a full continuum of living and care options for older adults in Austin, Minn. We offer rehabilitation services, independent living, assisted living, memory care and long-term skilled nursing care. We love, care, and are proud to serve the Austin area and the surrounding communities in South Central Minnesota and Northern Iowa since 1963.
In addition to our housing and care options, we offer services to support of resident’s and customer’s wishes to remain as independent as possible. Respite care and hospice services are available on-site. And, we welcome all veterans seeking independent or assisted living, memory care or skilled care. We can assist in arranging for coverage through the Veteran’s Administration and/or Medicare.
Check out the full listing here and be on the lookout for the official announcement or our limited time Free Advertising promotion coming soon!
January 5, 2015
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Majestic Rim Retirement Living contacted us for some media kit information so we went ahead and built them a test/temporary ad.
Majestic Rim Retirement Living is a stunningly beautiful and intimate 55+ community with 50 luxurious private apartments in the most picturesque of settings. Located ‘on the rim’ in Payson Arizona; Majestic Rim is a friendly, active, caring community as different and special as the unique people who live here.
At Majestic Rim there are opportunities to expand horizons, and perhaps learn or try something you have never done before.
Check out their full, FEATURED listing here – http://www.seniorlivingguide.com/DB/facilities.tpl?sku=20150105145543