Seniors

Vaquero Private Wealth Increases Its Dallas Presence With the Addition of The Maynard Group

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 6:23pm

Vaquero Private Wealth Ltd., a Dallas-based RIA, announced today they are combining forces with a veteran team from Merrill Lynch, The Maynard Group.

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  • Vaquero Private Wealth Ltd., a Dallas-based RIA, announced today they are combining forces with a veteran team from Merrill Lynch, The Maynard Group.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210226005565/en/
    Founded in 2017 by former Merrill Lynch PBIG advisor, Ben Gordon, CIMA , Vaquero Private Wealth is a boutique RIA specializing in catering to high-net-worth individuals and families.
  • Ryan and his team share those same values and will add incredible depth further complementing our offering at Vaquero.
  • Vaquero Private Wealth, Ltd. is a registered independent advisory firm based in Dallas, TX.

DataRobot Introduces ContagionNET, Uniting Human and Machine Intelligence to Defeat Pandemics

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:00pm

That means that by the time people receive their test results, they have likely infected their closest contacts and beyond.

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  • That means that by the time people receive their test results, they have likely infected their closest contacts and beyond.
  • The ability to rapidly deploy this technology also represents a critical national defense against future pandemics and new virus variants.
  • Its important we learn from COVID-19 so we never find ourselves in this position again, said Jeremy Achin, CEO and Co-Founder, DataRobot.
  • For more information visit www.datarobot.com , and join the conversation on the DataRobot Community , More Intelligent Tomorrow podcast , Twitter , and LinkedIn .

COVID‑19 Vaccination Appointments Available at 730 Florida Publix Pharmacies

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 8:43pm

Publix is opening its online reservation system for COVID19 vaccination appointments at all 730 of its in-store Florida pharmacies, including the addition of 136 stores in Broward and MiamiDade counties.

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  • Publix is opening its online reservation system for COVID19 vaccination appointments at all 730 of its in-store Florida pharmacies, including the addition of 136 stores in Broward and MiamiDade counties.
  • Were pleased to bring appointment opportunities to each of our in-store Florida pharmacies, said Publix CEO Todd Jones.
  • View a full list of Florida pharmacies offering appointments for the COVID19 vaccine.
  • Publix pharmacies have also administered the COVID19 vaccine to eligible individuals in select Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia locations.

Belmont Village Senior Living Founder and CEO, Patricia Will Inducted into McKnight’s Women of Distinction Hall of Honor

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:38pm

Belmont Village Senior Living Founder and CEO Patricia Will receives the Women of Distinction Award as she is inducted into the McKnights Women of Distinction Hall of Honor.

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  • Belmont Village Senior Living Founder and CEO Patricia Will receives the Women of Distinction Award as she is inducted into the McKnights Women of Distinction Hall of Honor.
  • Patricia is one of 19 female senior-level executives chosen from hundreds of applicants spotlighted for their exemplary leadership and dedication to senior living.
  • What a tremendous honor it us to be recognized by McKnight as a woman of distinction in the senior living space, says Will.
  • The McKnights Women of Distinction Hall of Honor award recognizes women who have made significant contributions to senior living.

SCAN Survey: Vaccine Mistrust Among Family Caregivers Puts Vulnerable Seniors At Risk

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

Thats according to a new survey of U.S. family caregivers conducted by Wakefield Research for SCAN Health Plan.

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  • Thats according to a new survey of U.S. family caregivers conducted by Wakefield Research for SCAN Health Plan.
  • The survey polled 1,000 U.S. family caregivers who provide care for a family member older than 65 with oversamples for 400 Hispanic and 400 Black respondents.
  • Nationally, there are 53 million family caregivers in the United States, providing care to adults and children with an array of needs.
  • Independence at Home, a SCAN community service, provides vitally needed services and support to seniors and their caregivers regardless of plan membership.

O2TODAY and SINTX Technologies Enter Commercialization Agreement to Fight COVID-19

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:00pm

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, SINTX Technologies has been testing the antiviral properties of silicon nitride for use in antipathogenic applications.

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  • Since the outbreak of COVID-19, SINTX Technologies has been testing the antiviral properties of silicon nitride for use in antipathogenic applications.
  • O2TODAY and SINTX entered a collaboration during 2020 shortly after the COVID-19 pandemic was underway.
  • The agreement includes a license fee, a commercial agreement on silicon nitride sales, and royalties based upon product sales of the masks and filters.
  • We are thrilled to enter this agreement with SINTX Technologies, a company that has a remarkable history of conducting the science and developing products based on silicon nitride and its various formulations, said Bruce Lorange, CEO of O2TODAY.

Community Catalysts to Partner with STRIVE on Unique Online Program

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:25am

This partnership makes Community Catalysts of California the exclusive California provider of STRIVE WorldWIDE online educational content to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in California.

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  • This partnership makes Community Catalysts of California the exclusive California provider of STRIVE WorldWIDE online educational content to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in California.
  • Community Catalysts of California and STRIVE will be working together over the next few months to implement Community Catalysts of Californias online educational program.
  • Everyone at STRIVE is thrilled with this new partnership with Community Catalysts of California.
  • We feel that Community Catalysts of California is a great fit for our goals and a significant next step for our program, said Dr. Anne Ryan, the Program Director of STRIVE WorldWIDE.

ViacomCBS Unveils Comprehensive Streaming Strategy and Expansive Slate of Originals Headed to Paramount+

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:46am

These originals will join a deep and growing content catalog of more than 30,000 episodes and 2,500 movie titles.

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  • These originals will join a deep and growing content catalog of more than 30,000 episodes and 2,500 movie titles.
  • These titles produced by Paramount Players will join a collection of exclusive original movie premieres supplied by the broader portfolio of ViacomCBS studios.
  • With brilliant creators, top talent and smart execution, ViacomCBS has been the creative force behind countless award-winning scripted drama series.
  • ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide.

Alignment Healthcare Appoints Rajesh Shrestha as President, New Markets and Chief Business Officer

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:00pm

Alignment Healthcare , a mission-based, tech-enabled Medicare Advantage insurance company, today announced the expansion of its executive team with the appointment of health care veteran Rajesh Shrestha as president, new markets and chief business officer.

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  • Alignment Healthcare , a mission-based, tech-enabled Medicare Advantage insurance company, today announced the expansion of its executive team with the appointment of health care veteran Rajesh Shrestha as president, new markets and chief business officer.
  • In this newly created position, Shrestha focuses on expanding Alignment Healthcares growth into new geographies to serve more seniors nationwide.
  • "We are thrilled to welcome Rajesh to Alignment at an exciting time of growth for the company, said John Kao, CEO, Alignment Healthcare.
  • Alignment Healthcare is currently in 22 U.S. markets, serving seniors with a portfolio of plans that offer rich benefits.