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» New Protections for Nursing Home Residents

Submitted by: Kathleen Flammia, P.A., Board Certified Elder Law Attorney, One Senior Place Resident Business New Obama-era rules designed to give nursing home residents more control of their care are gradually going into effect. The rules give residents more options regarding meals and visitation as well as make changes to discharge and grievance procedures. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid finalized the rules — the first comprehensive update to nursing home regulations since 1991 — in November 2016. The first group of new rules took…

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» Proving Age Discrimination Is Difficult

Submitted by: Kathleen Flammia, P.A., Board Certified Elder Law Attorney, One Senior Place Resident Business As baby boomers continue to work past retirement age, age discrimination lawsuits are becoming more common. Two out of three workers between ages 45 and 74 say they have seen or experienced age discrimination, according to AARP. However, experiencing it and proving it are two different things. The federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) forbids employers with 20 or more employees to discriminate against people who are age 40 or…

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» The Use of Immediate Annuities in Medicaid Planning for Married Couples

Submitted by: Kathleen Flammia, P.A., Board Certified Elder Law Attorney, One Senior Place Resident Business Immediate annuities can be a useful tool to protect the spouse of a nursing home resident who applies for Medicaid. These types of annuities allow the nursing home resident to spend down assets and give the spouse a guaranteed income. But immediate annuities may not work in every state, so be sure to check with your attorney. Medicaid is the primary source of payment for long-term care services in the…

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» Special Event Sponsorship Opportunity

One Senior Place Greater Orlando and EDcure.org are excited to announce the next big Special Event at One Senior Place: Keep Your Motor Running! Aging, Intimacy, and Sexual Health in the 21st Century. Click here for sponsorship info: Keep Your Motor Running Sponsor & Vendor Form Keep Your Motor Running Sponsor & Vendor Form

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» The ‘Safe at Home’ Series Keeps Seniors Living Not Only Independently, But Happy & Healthy At Home

Popularity of the ‘Safe at Home’ series soars Each month a brand new topic helps keep seniors living healthy at home (VIERA, FL)  June 2, 2017 –  We sat down with One Senior Place Owner and CEO, Don Kramer to get the scoop on just how helpful this monthly seminar series is for the seniors of Central Florida!  He answered some questions to share a bit more information with those who have not heard of this exciting endeavor!  And be sure not to miss…

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» SCSO NEWS RELEASE: Sheriff Investigators need public’s help identifying residential burglary suspects targeting seniors

Seminole Co. – (May 16, 2017) – Seminole County Sheriff’s Investigators are asking the public for help identifying residential burglary suspects. The investigation began on May 9 when deputies responded a residence on North Street in unincorporated Longwood. Upon arrival, deputies spoke to the victim who indicated a man came to his door and said he needed to discuss a wall in the backyard that needed to be repaired. The man, who identified himself as “Rick,” then requested the victim accompany him into the backyard. Approximately 10 minutes…

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» State Attorney Phil Archer The Monthly Brief Special Alert – WannaCry Ransomware – How To Protect Yourself

WannaCry Ransomware How to Protect Yourself WannaCry  (aka WannaCrypt) is a malicious program that once introduced to a PC running Microsoft Windows Operating System, encrypts all of the data files and demands payment in the form of Bitcoin (internet currency) in an amount between $300 and $600. This week experts are preparing for copy cat attacks and updated versions of the ransomware. In light of that threat we have sent this special alert. This is a screen shot of the Wannacry Alert: Remember ransomware must be delivered to…

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» Staying ‘Safe at Home’ with Chronic Conditions in Viera May 8

Staying ‘Safe at Home’ with Chronic Conditions Seminar for senior includes accommodation solutions by expert panel (VIERA, FL)  April 24, 2017 –  Senior Partner In-Home Care at One Senior Place continues its Safe at Home seminar series with a panel presentation and discussion of how chronic conditions can best be accommodated to help seniors age successfully at home. Chronic Conditions & Aging Safely at Home will be presented from 2:00 to 3:00 PM on Monday, May 8 at the 8085 Spyglass Hill Road marketplace…

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» FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS: Critical Incident Management Seminar

The preservation of life starts with effective training and education.  With mass casualty incidents on the rise, Grantham Systems Inc. brings you three experts to help you manage and prepare for critical incidents. Presenters include: Robin Petersen, P.A., Zach Hudson, security expert, and Dwayne Badgett, MD. Free event for professionals with RSVP required to 321-751-6771.  Lunch provided courtesy of VITAS Healthcare.

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» FINAL AGING IN PLACE SERIES EVENT! “Plan B: Where Will You Go if You Can’t Stay at Home?”

  Link to this week’s Hometown News (navigate to page 10): http://www.htndigital.com/Flipbooks/BC/NorthBrevard/   Link to our Facebook page (article featured): https://www.facebook.com/OneSeniorPlaceSpaceCoast/   Link to our Online Calendar: http://www.oneseniorplace.com/event/plan-b-will-live-cant-stay-home-aging-place-series/?instance_id=189571

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