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» “Keep Your Motor Running” Event Q & A with One Senior Place Director Kathi Ridner

*SPECIAL EVENT* “Keep Your Motor Running” on August 25th from 1-4pm at One Senior Place Greater Orlando An Exclusive Q & A with Kathi Ridner, Director of One Senior Place Why is it important that seniors get this information now? KR: The mere thought of discussing intimacy and sexual health is enough to make most people blush. But, while sexual health can generate embarrassment and awkwardness, it’s an integral part of our lives at every age. Quality of life is an important focus, and…

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» “Keep Your Motor Running” Event Q & A with One Senior Place Director Kathi Ridner

*SPECIAL EVENT* “Keep Your Motor Running” on August 18th from 2-5pm An Exclusive Q & A with Kathi Ridner, Director of One Senior Place Why is it important that seniors get this information now? KR: The mere thought of discussing intimacy and sexual health is enough to make most people blush.  But, while sexual health can generate embarrassment and awkwardness, it’s an integral part of our lives at every age.  Quality of life is an important focus, and loss of intimacy negatively impacts this. …

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» Using a Prepaid Funeral Contract to Spend Down Assets for Medicaid

Submitted by: Kathleen Flammia, P.A., Board Certified Elder Law Attorney, One Senior Place Resident Business No one wants to think about his or her death, but a little preparation in the form of a prepaid funeral contract can be useful. In addition to helping your family after your death, a prepaid funeral contract can be a good way to spend down assets in order to qualify for Medicaid. A prepaid or pre-need funeral contract allows you to purchase funeral goods and services before you die….

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» Courtenay Springs Village Awarded with Five-Star Rating

Courtenay Springs Village of Merritt Island, Florida has been awarded the Five-Star Rating on the Nursing Home Compare website The five-star rating measures the Overall Quality, Health Inspection, Quality Measures, Staffing, and RN Staffing, using data submitted through June 2017. Courtenay Springs Village provides Skilled Nursing Care, Rehabilitation, Assisted Living, and Residential Independent Living with amenities. Courtenay Springs Village is located at 1100 South Courtenay Parkway, Merritt Island, Florida 32952. For more information call 321-452-1233.  

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» Meet the Stewards of Wuesthoff Health System July 14

Meet the Stewards of Wuesthoff Health System July 14 One Senior Place in Viera hosts morning introduction for general public  (VIERA, FL)  July 3, 2017 –  One Senior Place will host Meet the Stewards of Wuesthoff Health System, a morning event for the general public on Friday, July 14 from 8:30-10:00 AM at the Viera marketplace for senior resources at 8085 Spyglass Hill Road.  Wuesthoff Health System hospitals are now Steward Family Hospitals after Boston based Steward Health Care System recently acquired three Florida hospitals…

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» July 2017 Monthly Brief – DO NOT GET SCAMMED!

Vol 5-7 <–Click to download a PDF version of this article.

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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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